How Big of an Upgrade Is Realme 2 Pro Over the Realme 2?

The brand which started as Oppo’s child company can finally be said to be standing on its own feet. Realme after branching out from Oppo recently launched the Realme 2 Pro, the successor to its previous phone, the Realme 2. Although both the phones have got a similar name, the “pro” tag on the newly launched device brings a lot of changes and additions to the predecessor. The new phone sports an improved processor, design and camera. Below we take a look at how the Realme 2 Pro is a massive improvement over the Realme 2.

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Realme 2 Pro vs Realme 2: Design

The Realme 2 Pro sports a drastically different design from the get-go as it’s seen to be sporting a dewdrop style notch instead of the conventional one. While the Realme 2 Pro sports a glass back, the Realme 2 comes with a glossy back which is actually polycarbonate. However, we noticed that the Realme 2 is much more of a looker from the rear side since the phone sports the diamond cut back, which the Realme 2 Pro misses out on. The Realme 2 Pro differs a bit in this regard and sports a smooth back panel with hue colours.

Realme 2 Pro vs Realme 2: Display

The previous Realme 2 comes with a 6.2-inch panel which spills a resolution of 1520 x 720 pixels on the screen. Protecting the screen on this device is the Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The Realme 2 Pro improves slightly better in this regard and sports a 6.3-inch display with a much better resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels.

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Realme 2 Pro vs Realme 2: Performance

While the Realme 2 packs a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 chipset paired with Adreno 506 graphics, the Realme 2 Pro gets a much more powerful and impressive Snapdragon 660 chipset. Backing this chipset is 4GB/6GB/8GB of RAM depending on the variant. As compared to the Realme 2 which used to come in variants of 3GB + 32GB and 4GB + 64GB variants, the Realme 2 Pro gets bigger 4GB + 64GB, 6GB + 64GB, and 8GB + 128GB configurations.

Realme 2 Pro vs Realme 2: Camera

The Realme 2 sports a 13MP primary shooter, whereas the Pro version gets a 16MP primary shooter on the rear side. The secondary camera on both these devices is a 2MP depth sensor. The Realme 2 Pro is upgraded even in the front camera department as it comes with a 16MP snapper on the front as opposed to the 8MP on the Realme 2.

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The Realme 2 Pro lags behind the Realme 2 only in the battery department since the Realme 2 packs a 4230mAh cell whereas the Realme 2 Pro only comes with a 3500mAh battery.

Realme 2 Pro vs Realme 2: Verdict

While the Realme 2 is a phone which leans more towards the budget segment, the Realme 2 Pro belongs entirely to the mid-range. The Realme 2 comes with a price tag of Rs 8,990, and the Realme 2 Pro comes with a price tag of Rs 13,990 for its entry-level variant. For someone looking to spend a bit more on a device with better performance and camera, the Realme 2 Pro might seem like a more appropriate choice.

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Arpit spends his day closely following the telecom and tech industry. A music connoisseur and a night owl, he also takes a deep interest in the Indian technology start-up scene and spends rest of his time spilling poetry and stories on paper.

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Aashu Malik

Does someone using realme 1 phone and he is getting ca on his phone in Airtel or Jio ??

Qais
Qais

Realme 1 does not support CA, at least in India….

Nikhil Mumbai-Pune
Nikhil Mumbai-Pune

No CA support on this phone for either.

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IND

and what about real me 2 ? is it support CA ?

Nikhil Mumbai-Pune
Nikhil Mumbai-Pune

If Snapdragon 660 in Realme 2 Pro doesn’t come with .CA, then how come snapdragon 450 will be able to support it?

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