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Pie and a price cut: There's never been a better time to buy a Razer Phone 2

Shortly after it was updated to Android Pie, the Razer Phone 2 is set to receive a significant price drop.
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February 28, 2019

Following the Android Pie rollout to the Razer Phone 2 yesterday, the company is now gearing up to give the handset a significant price cut (via GSMArena). Starting tomorrow, March 1, the Razer Phone 2 will be reduced to $499 — $300 off the regular $799 price.

The limited offer will apparently be available at Razer’s online store as well as selected retailers. AT&T, meanwhile, will offer up to $450 off the device through a trade-in deal.

The discount follows just a week after Razer confirmed staff layoffs from its mobile division.

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The handset comes with a Snapdragon 845 chipset, 8GB of RAM, and a 5.7-inch QHD display with 120Ghz refresh rate. In our Razer Phone 2 review, we praised the gaming phone’s build quality, battery life — while the price now gets a big tick — though it wasn’t one for photographers, and the lack of a headphone jack is worth noting.

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If you liked the sound of the phone but were holding out for a Razer Phone 3, you might want to pick this up instead — that sequel may never arrive.

You can read our thoughts on how Pie affects the Razer Phone 2 here and hit the button below tomorrow to get in on the deal.