Realme Aiming to Stir the Market by Launching Realme 2 Pro With 8GB of RAM Under Rs 20,000

By September 22nd, 2018 AT 1:20 PM

Realme, which is gearing up for the launch of Realme 2 Pro smartphone on September 27 has started teasing the device’s features on its social media handles. Also, e-commerce portal Flipkart has created a landing page revealing the key specifications of the handset. Madhav Sheth, the CEO of Realme has recently confirmed that Realme 2 Pro would be priced between Rs 10,000 and Rs 20,000. Going by his words, the Realme 2 Pro’s 8GB RAM variant will also be retailing under Rs 20,000, which would stir the market. The Realme 2 Pro is confirmed to feature the Snapdragon 660 chipset and a Geekbench even revealed the presence of 8GB RAM. Notably, this variant will have 128GB of internal storage.

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Realme 2 Pro: Expected Specifications and Features

Realme 2 Pro is one of the much-awaited smartphones to launch in recent times. The company has created a lot of hype for the smartphone because some users were disappointed with the Realme 2 as it came with sort of downgraded hardware compared to the Realme 1. The Realme 2 Pro will live up to the hype as it’s already confirmed to pack capable hardware at a stellar price point.

The Realme 2 Pro will have a Dewdrop Full Screen display with a tiny notch on top. If you’ve seen the Oppo F9 Pro and Vivo V11 Pro, then assume that you’ve seen the Realme 2 Pro as well. While Oppo is calling the notch on Oppo F9 Pro as waterdrop notch, Realme is terming it as Dewdrop notch. Except for the naming, there’s nothing different.

Coming to the internal hardware, the Realme 2 Pro will have the powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 AIE chipset, clubbed with 4GB/6GB/8GB of RAM and 64GB/128GB of internal storage. The premium variant will include 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. There could be a microSD card slot for storage expansion. The Realme 1 was launched in a 6GB RAM and 128GB storage option under Rs 15,000, which was the first time a manufacturer has did it. Now, the company is on the verge of launching an 8GB RAM smartphone under Rs 20,000.

Other known features include dual rear cameras, glass back, Android 8.1 Oreo-based Color OS and a beefy battery like the Realme 2.

Realme 2 vs Realme 2 Pro: All Differences You Need to Know

The Realme 2 was a budget smartphone while the Realme 2 Pro will be a mid-range handset. The Realme 2 was powered by the Snapdragon 450 chipset, but the Realme 2 Pro will have the Snapdragon 660 SoC underneath. Also, the Realme 2 arrived in 3GB/4GB RAM variants, while the 2 Pro will be available in 4GB/6GB/8GB RAM options. Both the phones are expected to carry similar cameras, but the upcoming handset might have a better selfie shooter.

It will be interesting to see how Realme prices the Realme 2 Pro. Even if the 8GB RAM variant retails for Rs 19,990, it will prove out to be a tough time for devices such as Xiaomi Mi A2 and the Redmi Note 5 Pro.

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Chakri is a go-to guy for your next smartphone recommendation. Back in his engineering days, he used to play with smartphones by installing custom ROMs and that passion got him into the tech industry. He still goes nuts about a smartphone knocking his door for review. Currently managing everything at Telecom Talk, Chakri is trying to master PUBG Mobile in his free time.

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