Realme 2 Launched in India: Display Notch, First Sale on September 4
Realme 2 has been launched in India on Tuesday, at an event in New Delhi. The Realme 2 comes with features such as face unlock, a 4,230mAh battery, dual 4G VoLTE support, and up to 4GB of RAM. Let’s get into the Realme 2 price in India and availability details as well as the specifications of the smartphone. At the event, the company said it has another surprise for customers in September, with the slide on the stage behind clearly tipping it would be the Realme 2 Pro.
Realme 2 price in India
The Realme 2 price in India is set at Rs. 8,990 for the 3GB RAM/ 32GB inbuilt storage variant and Rs. 10,990 for the 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage model. The phone will go on sale in India starting via Flipkart on September 4. At this price point, Realme 2 takes on the likes of the Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 and Xiaomi Mi A2.
Launch offers for the Realme 2 include an Rs. 750 discount on HDFC Bank credit and debit card purchases, up to 120GB additional data and benefits worth up to Rs. 4,200 from Reliance Jio, and no-cost EMI options.
Realme 2 specifications
The dual-SIM (Nano) Realme 2 runs ColorOS 5.1 on top of Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-the-box, and sports a 6.2-inch HD+ (720×1520 pixels) in-cell panel with a 19:9 aspect ratio, screen-to-body ratio of 88.8 percent, and maximum brightness of 360 nits. Storage will be expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB).
In terms of optics, the Realme 2 bears a horizontally stacked dual rear camera setup with a 13-megapixel primary sensor (f/2.2 aperture) and a 2-megapixel secondary sensor (f/2.4 aperture). On the front, the phone has an 8-megapixel sensor with fixed focus, an f/2.2 aperture, and an 85-degree wide-angle lens.
Sensors onboard the Realme 2 include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, face unlock sensor, a fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted), and proximity sensor. The phone measures 156.2×75.6×8.2mm and weigh 168 grams.
|NETWORK||Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|Status||Coming soon. Exp. release 2018, September 12|
|BODY||Dimensions||156.2 x 75.6 x 8.2 mm (6.15 x 2.98 x 0.32 in)|
|Weight||168 g (5.93 oz)|
|SIM||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|DISPLAY||Type||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||6.2 inches, 95.9 cm2 (~81.2% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||720 x 1520 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~271 ppi density)|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 3|
|– Color OS 5.1|
|PLATFORM||OS||Android 8.1 (Oreo)|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450|
|CPU||Octa-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53|
|MEMORY||Card slot||microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)|
|Internal||64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 32 GB, 3 GB RAM|
|MAIN CAMERA||Dual||13 MP, f/2.2, AF|
|2 MP, f/2.4, depth sensor|
|Features||LED flash, HDR, panorama|
|SELFIE CAMERA||Single||8 MP, f/2.2, 1.12µm|
|SOUND||Alert types||Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones|
|– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic|
|COMMS||WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||4.2, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS|
|USB||microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go|
|FEATURES||Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass|
|Messaging||SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM|
|– MP4/H.264/FLAC player|
|– MP3/eAAC+/WAV player|
|– Document viewer|
|– Photo viewer/editor|
|BATTERY||Non-removable Li-Ion 4230 mAh battery|
|MISC||Colors||Diamond Black, Diamond Red, Diamond Blue|