Realme has officially announced that the sales of its new smartphone, Realme 2 crossed 3.7 lakh in India. Realme achieved this feat in just two flash sales on Flipkart. For the unaware, Realme launched its latest smartphone, the Realme 2 exclusively on Flipkart at the end of August. The first sale of smartphone took place on Flipkart on September 4, during the company sold over two lakh units. In the second sale, the company managed to sell 1.7 lakh units of the Realme 2, which brought the overall sales of the device in two flash sales to 3.7 lakh. Unlike the Realme 1, the Realme 2 is exclusive to Flipkart, and it’s also the cheapest smartphone to sport a notched display in India.
Realme 2 Sales Better than Realme 1
Realme is a sub-brand of Chinese smartphone brand Oppo and the first smartphone from the house of Realme was Realme 1. The Realme 1 arrived as an Amazon exclusive smartphone. Earlier, Realme announced that the sales of Realme 1 crossed four lakh units in 45 days after the launch, but the Realme 2 sales already reached 3.7 lakh in two weeks of launch.
The Realme 2 is turning out to be a huge success for Realme. Even though the smartphone arrived with few shortcomings when compared to Realme 1, consumers are receiving it very well, thanks to the design and notched display on the front.
Realme 2 Specifications and Specifications
The Realme 2, as mentioned, is a downgrade to the Realme 1, especially when we compare the devices internally. The Realme 2 sports an HD+ display, as opposed to the Full HD+ panel seen on the Realme 1. It’s powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 chipset, which comes nowhere close the MediaTek Helio P60 chipset we saw on the Realme 1. The Realme 2 comes paired with 3GB/4GB of RAM and 32GB/64GB of internal storage, along with a dedicated microSD card slot for storage expansion.
The phone rocks dual cameras on the rear side- a 13MP shooter comes paired with a 2MP depth sensor. On the front side, the Realme 2 sports an 8MP shooter. The device has Dual 4G support, a fingerprint scanner on the back and runs Android 8.1 Oreo-based ColorOS. It’s armed with a 4230mAh battery.
Realme 2 Pricing and Availability
Aforesaid, the Realme 2 is a Flipkart exclusive smartphone in the country. It comes in two variants with 3GB of RAM & 32GB of internal storage and 4GB of RAM & 64GB of internal storage, carrying a price tag of Rs 8,990 and Rs 10,990.
Realme 2 Next Sale Data in India
If you’re looking to purchase the Realme 2 and wasn’t able to get your hands on the smartphone during the first two sales, you can purchase the device during the third flash sale to be held on September 18 at 12 PM on Flipkart.
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