Yesterday, Realme launched its second smartphone in India called the Realme 2. The smartphone. like its predecessor, maintains a premium design, while still offering new features like a fingerprint sensor and dual rear camera setup. However, at the event Realme also teased the launch of another smartphone in September, which it later confirmed to be the Realme 2 Pro through a tweet. Now an official launch date for the smartphone also seems to have been confirmed. Also Read - Oppo Watch ECG Edition launched with a curved AMOLED screenAlso Read - Realme C15 review: Yet another entrant in Rs 10,000 smartphone segment
Realme India CEO, Madhav Sheth, recently confirmed to the Mobile Indian, that the new Realme 2 Pro will be launching in India within a month, and rumors hint that it could most likely be on September 28. He was further quoted by the website saying, It will be priced a bit higher than Realme 1 but less than Rs 20,000, further adding that the smartphone will come with the best of the processor and best of design. Also Read - Realme Q series smartphone to launch on October 13 with Android 11-based Realme UI 2.0
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.
Watch: Oppo F9 Pro First Look
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.