One of the selling points of the Razer Phone is the fact that it comes with a 120Hz display, making the scrolling and watching videos on the screen a very pleasurable experience. We expect that it is possible that one day more phones will feature 120Hz displays, but as it turns out quite a number of them already so, or at least in secret.
According to the folks at XDA, they have discovered that a number of Sony Xperia phones actually come with 120Hz displays, except that they have yet to be enabled for whatever reason. It was initially rumored that the Sony Xperia XZ Premium came with such a display and it was recently confirmed through some digging around in the source code.
It was also later revealed that other Sony phones also had a similar display, such as the Xperia X, Xperia X Performance, Xperia XZ, Xperia Z1, Xperia Z1 Compact, Xperia XA2, and the Xperia XA2 Ultra. Unfortunately like we said this is a hidden option that has been disabled, but apparently tweaking the kernel code could enable it.
However even then based on people who tested it out, the results have been inconsistent with some claiming that it works, while others are claiming that it doesn’t. We’re not sure if the 120Hz option will ever be enabled for these phones, but it’s interesting to note that it is there.
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