Earlier today, Realme launched its second smartphone in India called Realme 2. Successor to the Realme 1, the new smartphone brings a number of improvements such as a better chipset, a fingerprint scanner, a notched display, and more. At the launch event, the company also teased a launch of its third smartphone, sometime in September, and the same has also been teased on the company’s Twitter handle.
The teaser has a caption that reads “one more thing 2 surprise you in September”. Here, the number 2 and letters “p r o” have been highlighted with red color, hinting that the upcoming smartphone will carry Realme 2 Pro moniker. It will likely be the higher end variant of the Realme 2 with an even better chipset (Snapdragon 660 or Snapdragon 636), more RAM and storage, possibly 6GB RAM with 128GB storage. It could also come with improved cameras, with pricing under Rs 15,000.
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Realme 2 Price in India, specifications and features
The Realme 2, launched today, is being offered in two variants – 3GB RAM with 32GB storage for Rs 8,990, and 4GB RAM with 64GB storage for Rs 10,990. The smartphone will be available exclusively via Flipkart starting September 4. The company has also partnered with HDFC bank where credit and debit card users get flat Rs 750 off. Reliance Jio users can also avail Rs 4,200 worth benefits.
Talking about specifications, the Realme 2 comes with a 6.2-inch HD+ display with an aspect ratio of 19:9 and a notch on top. The notch houses the front camera, proximity and ambient light sensor and the earpiece. Under the hood is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 octa-core SoC, paired with 3GB / 4GB RAM and 32GB / 64GB storage options. A dedicated microSD card slot for further expansion up to 256GB is also present.
In the photography department, Realme 2 comes with a dual camera setup at the back, which includes a 12-megapixel primary sensor along with a 2-megapixel secondary sensor. It lets you add bokeh effects to your photos. There is also an 8-megapixel front camera for selfies and video calling.
Armed with a 4,320mAh battery, the Realme 2 comes with connectivity options such as Bluetooth, 4G LTE with VoLTE, dual SIM card slots, and GPS. In the software department, the smartphone runs Android 8.1 Oreo with ColorOS custom UI on top.