In case you were wondering when the new Realme 2 Pro will be launching, we can safely say now that the launch of the device has been set for September 27. With the launch of the Realme 2 back in the end of August, the CEO Madhav Sheth, had announced that the company has another smartphone in the works and would be introduce sometime in September. We assumed from reports that the new smartphone would be called Realme 2 Pro. This would make Realme 2 Pro the second device that Realme is launching after splitting from its parent company Oppo back in the month of July.
The company has now sent out media invites that say that the event would be held on September 27 and the name of the next device is also certain. The image seems to highlight the letters 2 and Pro. And according to sources, the CEO has even confirmed that the price of the new smartphone would be under the Rs 20,000 mark.
While specifications aren’t mentioned, the price mentioned here hints at the smartphone running a higher end processor compared to the Realme 2, which can be either the Snapdragon 636 or the Snapdragon 660. Besides that, 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage can also be expected. A specific price isn’t mentioned either, but it’s highly likely that the Realme 2 Pro will be available exclusively on Flipkart. We expect more details to come out as we get closer to the launch date.
Besides all of that, the CEO also confirmed that the Realme smartphones will be getting the Android 9 Pie update, which will be based on the ColoOS 5.2. While a timeline wasn’t given, he said that the Realme 2 can be expected to get the update early next year.
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Talking about the Realme 2, it features a 6.2-inch screen and comes powered with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SoC. There are two RAM and storage configurations of the smartphone that include 3GB/32GB and 4GB/64GB. They come priced at Rs 8,990 and Rs 10,990, respectively. Both variants will be available on Flipkart starting September 4.