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Realme 2 to launch exclusively on Flipkart; reportedly priced under Rs 10,000

Realme 2 will launch on August 28 at 12:30PM in India.

  • Published: August 24, 2018 1:38 PM IST
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A new Realme 2 teaser confirms that smartphone will come as a Flipkart exclusive. The company has already sent out official invites of August 28 for the same. The event is scheduled to take place at 12:30PM IST.

Other than notch and dual-camera teaser, Realme has also posted an image on twitter revealing a 6.2-inch display with a notch, and a 4,230mAh battery. The phone is also confirmed to come with Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset. Additionally, the company has reportedly confirmed that the price of the Realme 2 will be under Rs. 10,000, according to Gadgets360.

Realme, which is being separated from Oppo to be an independent brand, had briefly listed the Realme 2 on its website. The teaser had showcased the front and back upper half design of the phone in blue color. It had also revealed that the company is sticking with diamond cut back design from Realme 1.

To recall, the first smartphone from the sub-brand, the Realme 1, was launched exclusively in India in May. It was priced at Rs 8,990 for the 3GB RAM+32GB storage variant, and Rs 10,990 for the 4GB RAM+64GB storage model. The company also launched a 6GB RAM+128GB storage variant for Rs 13,990.

In July, the company announced sales figures of Realme 1 saying that it received an overwhelming response online with over 400,000 units sole in just 40 days.

To look back, the Realme 1 was launched with a 6-inch display with Full HD+ resolution of 2160×1080 pixels, and 18:9 aspect ratio. It features thin-bezel design similar to Oppo F7, and is powered by a MediaTek Helio P60 SoC. The smartphone will be initially available with 3GB or 6GB of RAM and 32GB or 128GB internal storage. The company plans to add a variant with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage at a later stage.

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The Realme 1 comes with 13-megapixel main camera with phase detection autofocus and LED flash. There is an 8-megapixel selfie shooter at the front with bokeh mode. The camera UI comes with AI features, which the company claims can detect 296 facial points, and is introducing AI stickers accessible with front as well as rear cameras.

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  • Published Date: August 24, 2018 1:38 PM IST