Putting all speculations and rumors to rest, the Realme 2 went official in India. As we first broke the news, yes, it comes with Snapdragon 450 chipset. Oppo sub-brand has rebranded recently launched Oppo A5 as Realme 2 for the Indian market. The company has said that it will soon take the Realme 2 global and will launch it in south-east Asia and the Middle East as well.
Realme 2 Features
The biggest talking point of the phone is its notch screen and massive 4230mAh battery. In fact, the Realme 2 is the first smartphone under Rs 10,000 price to boast a notch display. The phone packs a 6.2-inch HD+ LCD display on the front which is certainly a downgrade from Realme 1’s full HD+ screen.
Just like its predecessor, the Realme 2 also has a similar diamond cut design back. It will be available in three colour options: Diamond Red, Diamond Black and Diamond Blue.
The Realme 2 rocks a Snapdragon 450 octa-core chipset and will be available in two RAM and storage variants- 3GB/32GB and 4GB/64GB. The phone comes with a dedicated dual SIM slot and a microSD card slot. It is also the first Realme phone to offer a fingerprint sensor.
As for optics, the Realme 2 comes with a set of 13MP + 2MP rear cameras and an 8MP selfie camera on the front. Other features include dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS, AGPS, and 3.5 mm audio jack.
Realme 2 Price in India and Availability
This time Realme has chosen Flipkart as its exclusive retail partner. The Realme 2 India price for 3GB RAM and 4GB RAM variants is set at Rs 8,990 and Rs 10,990 respectively. The smartphone will go on sale from 4 September at 12PM. The company is also offering flat Rs 750 cashback for HDFC debit and credit card customers.
Realme 2 Specifications
|Display||6.2-inch HD+ (720×1520 pixels), IPS LCD, 19:9 aspect ratio|
|Processor||1.8GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 450|
|Internal Storage||64GB, expandable up to 256GB|
|Software||Android 8.1 Oreo-based Color OS|
|Primary Camera||13MP rear camera, f/2.2 aperture + 2MP, f/2.4 aperture|
|Secondary Camera||8MP selfie camera, f/2.2 aperture|
|Dimensions and Weight||156.2 x 75.6 x 8.2mm and 168 Grams|
|Others||4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB, and a 3.5mm headphone jack|
|Price||Rs 8,990 / Rs 10,990 /-|