After announcing the Realme 2 smartphone earlier in this month, OPPO’s sub-brand Realme has today unleashed the Realme 2 Pro smartphone through unveiling event in India. The company claims that the Realme 2 Pro is the first smartphone in its price bracket to offer the highest screen-to-body ratio through its dewdrop full-screen display and it is also the first Snapdragon 660 chipset smartphone that comes with 8 GB of RAM in the country.
Couldn’t stop admiring the phone at the launch today at Amity University in Noida. The phone will be made available in three models; the base variant with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage is priced at Rs 13,990, the 6GB RAM and 64GB storage will set you back by Rs 15,990, and the top-model with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage costs Rs 17,990. All three variants of Realme 2 Pro will be exclusive to Flipkart. Users can buy the Realme 2 Pro will start selling, starting October 11.
Realme 2 Pro Specifications and Features
Realme 2 Pro that carries “Max Power, Max Style” tagline is fitted with a 6.3-inch IPS LCD dewdrop display that produces a Full HD+ resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels along with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. The Realme 2 Pro offers a screen-to-body ratio of 90.8 percent. A layer of Corning Gorilla Glass shields the spectacular display. The phone is equipped with a glass rear built with 15-year lamination technology. The handset measures 156.7 x 74.0 x 8.5mm, and it weighs 174 grams.
The Snapdragon 660 that comes with its own AI Engine powers the Realme 2 Pro smartphone. The base model of the phone has 6 GB of RAM whereas the highest configuration variant has 8 GB of RAM. It comes in multiple storage variants of 64 GB and 128 GB. There is a dedicated microSD card slot for additional storage. The smartphone is loaded with ColorOS 5.2 flavored Android 8.1 Oreo OS. It is packed with 3,500mAh battery. There is no fast charging feature on the device.
The rear side of the Realme 2 Pro features a dual camera setup includes a pair of Sony IMX398 16-megapixel with f/1.7 aperture. The dual cameras are protected by 6p sapphire glass and are equipped with features like dual pixel fast focus and EIS for video shooting. The dual rear cameras also carry support for 4K video shooting at 30 fps. At the front side of the phone is a f/2.0 aperture 16-megapixel selfie shooter.
The cameras of the Realme 2 Pro are equipped with features like AI scene recognition, AI beautification, AI album and AR stickers. The other features of the smartphone include a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, dual-SIM support, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth, GPS, USB OTG, and 3.5mm audio jack.
Realme 2 was a budget device, priced starting at Rs 8,990, while the Pro version is priced slightly higher. Realme 2 Pro gets an upgrade in terms of design as well as processor and camera. It competes with the likes of Xiaomi Mi A2, Samsung Galaxy J6+, Nokia 6.1 Plus, Redmi Note 5 Pro, etc.
Realme 2 Pro Pricing and Availability
The Realme 2 Pro will be exclusively available through Flipkart starting from Oct. 11. Here are the Realme 2 Pro variants along with their pricing:
- 64 GB storage + 4 GB RAM – Rs. 13,990
- 64 GB storage + 6 GB RAM – Rs. 15,990
- 128 GB storage + 8 GB RAM – Rs. 17,990
The Realme 2 Pro can be bought in colors like Blue Ocean, the Black Sea, and Ice Lake. The launch offers available for Realme 2 Pro buyers include no cost EMI and 1.1TB of data for Reliance Jio users.
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