Realme has launched the second generation, the Realme 2, with the tagline ‘A Notch Above’. The phone features a 6.2-inch HD+ display with a notch at the top. The screen to body ratio has been brought up to 88.8% and the resolution of the screen is 720×1520 pixels. The screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3, which is an upgrade over the first generation.
The Realme 2 draws its power from an Octa-core 1.8GHz Snapdragon 450 processor with an option between a 3GB+32GB configuration or 4GB+64GB configuration of the RAM and the internal storage. The phone has an Adreno 506 GPU with AI Gaming technology to optimize the gaming experience. There is an option to increase the storage of the phone up to 256GB with a microSD card that has a dedicated slot. The phone runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with a ColorOS 5.1 skin on top.
There is a dual-camera setup at the rear with a 13MP+2MP setup and technology for detection of AI Scenes and Portrait Shots. The front camera has an 8MP sensor with AI beautification. The phone supports Dual nano SIMs apart from the microSD card slot.
The phone will be available exclusively on Flipkart and the lower configuration is priced at INR 8,990 and the higher configuration version is available for INR 10,990. There will be an option between Diamond Black, Diamond Red, and Diamond Blue colors. The sale will begin from September 4. The company also teased the launch of a higher specced version of the phone, with the nomenclature as Realme 2 Pro, the event for which is scheduled in September.
Realme 2 Specifications
- 6.2-inch (1520 x 720 pixels) 18:9 FullView 2.5D curved glass display
- Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
- 1.8GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 450
- 14nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 506 GPU
- 3GB/4GB RAM with 32GB/64GB storage
- Expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
- ColorOS 5.1 based on Android 8.1 (Oreo)
- Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)
- 13MP rear camera with LED flash, f/2.2 aperture
- Secondary 2MP camera with f/2.4 aperture
- 8MP front-facing camera, f/2.2 aperture, 1.12μm pixel size
- Fingerprint sensor, face unlock
- Dimensions: 156.2×75.6×8.2mm
- Weight: 168 grams
- Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
- Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS, USB OTG
- 4230mAh (typical) / 4100mAh (minimum) built-in battery
Realme 2 Price List
- 3GB RAM + 32GB Storage: INR 8,990
- 4GB RAM + 64GB Storage: INR 10,990