Last Updated: September 27, 2018
• Launched in three variants, 4+64GB at INR 13990, 6+64GB at INR 15990- and 8+128GB at INR 17990
• Becomes the first phone with 8GB RAM and 90.8% Dewdrop full screen in its price segment
• To go on sale exclusively on Flipkart on October 11, 12:00 AM onwards
Realme, the smartphone brand that specializes in providing high-quality products for youth, announced the launch of its flagship of the year, realme 2 Pro at Amity University in Noida today. Realme 2 Pro, is set to become a benchmark in the mid-range segment owing to its ‘Max Power, Max Style’ proposition. The device carries a formidable Snapdragon 660 AIE processor and comes in three variants; 4 GB RAM + 64 GB ROM at INR 13990, 6GB RAM + 64 GB ROM at INR 15990 and 8GB RAM + 128GB ROM at INR 17990 . Realme 2 Pro, with a super large and marvelous view, 6.3-inch Dewdrop Full Screen and the highest screen-to-body ratio of 90.8% in its segment, will be exclusively available on Flipkart from October 11, 12:00 AM onwards. The phone will be available in three trendy new colors- Blue Ocean, Black Sea, and Ice Lake.
Speaking at the launch of realme 2 Pro, Madhav Sheth, Chief Executive Officer, realme India, said, “With our first offering in the mid-range segment, we bring to you realme 2 Pro, packed with a powerful processor, dewdrop full screen, superlative photography experience and much more, furthering our product philosophy of Power meets Style. We are a 1 million+ brand now in less than 4 months which we have achieved with just two phones in the market. We have entered markets like Indonesia, Vietnam, and entering the UAE in November. By early next year, we will be having 10 global markets.”
Speaking at the launch of realme 2, Madhav Sheth, Chief Executive Officer, realme India, said, “Being a young smartphone brand in the most diverse and thriving market in the world, we have witnessed unprecedented love and demand since launching realme 1. In just 30 days in Q2, we gained 4% online market share and were ranked 4th in the fastest growing online smartphone market. We as a youth-centric brand will always thrive to win our customers heart by offering the best at a real honest price, that’s why realme 2 features India’s first Notch Full Screen in the sub-10k segment with Diamond-cutting Designs, a big battery and a lot more at surprising prices.”
Sky Li, Global CEO of realme, "I have been deeply touched by the love and strong support our fans have shown for Realme. We will continue to bring more beautiful designs, high-quality products, and exceptional services especially for Indian youth."
Realme, born from OPPO, now an independent brand targeted at global youth, had recently released its first brand film with a new brand slogan ‘Proud to be Young’, epitomizing the brand and its global positioning. The film emotes and evangelizes the brand proposition of realme- a brand of the young, by the young and for the young.
The full screen era is in full swing. realme 2 Pro, the first model in its price range that comes with 6.3-inch super-view Dewdrop Full Screen, with the front camera embedded at the top of the screen, where the receiver and various sensors are also harbored. The design of the phone realizes every sense of the full-screen concept. Feeling of grasp realme 2 Pro that comes with a 90.8% screen-to-body ratio is similar to holding a conventional 5.5-inch phone with a 16:9 screen.
Realme 2 Pro back cover is the sectional lamination of 15 atomic layers. Exquisite carving presents the water drop back cover that comes with the sense of profundity, transparency, and high hardness. The back cover features an arc that fits the palm center and delivers a glass-like sense. Large round corner design for the R-corner and C-corner ensures that your hand does not feel weak and tired despite holding the phone for a long time. Realme 2 Pro offers Black Sea, Blue Ocean, and Ice Lake, matching the current fashion trend.
Realme 2 Pro carries the magic Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 AIE processor that features high-performance and low power consumption, Adreno 512 GPU, and Qualcomm All-Ways Aware™ sensor hub and HVX, as well as built-in AI engine. All combined guarantees an extremely smooth real AI experience.
Realme 2 Pro is equipped with up to 8GB RAM and 128GB ROM and supports 256GB microSD card extension. It comes with LPDDR4X four-channel memory, that increases the processing frequency, consumes 40% less power, starts apps faster, and runs multiple apps more smoothly. With 128 GB storage users can have access to 27000 photos or 200+ movies in this phone.
Realme 2 Pro also offers 4+64/6+64 options. The 3500mAh battery, coupled with AI sleep mode that smartly senses in what circumstances users are using the phone, allows users to use the phone for a whole day with ease, by employing different power saving strategies.
The device also supports dual 4G, and dual VoLTE on both the SIM cards can simultaneously and also offers 5GHz in addition to 2.4GHz on WLAN connection.
Realme 2 Pro comes with a 16-megapixel rear dual camera, with the primary camera equipped with IMX398 sensor that supports dual-core focusing, F1.7 aperture and 6P lens to capture every wonderful moment. The 6P Lens is more efficient in gathering light than a 5P lens, with more powerful parsing capacity and higher contrast ratio.
The powerful AI performance builds into realme 2 Pro such features as multi-frame noise reduction, smart exposure, the "portrait" mode that supports five lighting effects, AI scenario recognition, and AR sticker photographing. These features let users take good and fun photos while allowing them to present their style with ease.
Selfie, the focus of users realme 2 Pro comes with a 16-megapixel front camera, and F2.0 large aperture that brings more light feed, ensuring more distinctive selfie pictures; realme 2 Pro presents the brand new AI Shot feature that precisely recognize 296 facial identification points and offers 8 million personalized beautification solutions.
The AI learning, intelligently remembers and learns the picture editing habits of the user in the local album, and then applies such habits while taking photos.
Realme 2 Pro carries Android 8.1-based ColorOS 5.2 AI system that comes with more considerate fundamental features, optimized to facilitate daily use. It is the smoothest system on a phone because of the underlying optimization. ColorOS 5.2 has improved in four main sections: Design, Assistant, Music, and Safety.
A number of advanced features have been built in on realme 2 Pro. Features like Game Space that is designed to guarantee excellent gaming experience; All-around safety protection; Smart driving; AI board; Google Assistant; Smart Scan, and more to let users fully experience the real convenience of AI.
|Version||Colors||Price (INR)||First Sale|
|4GB RAM+64GB ROM||Black Sea/ Blue Ocean/ Ice Lake||13,990||October 11, 2018, 12:00 AM onwards|
|6GB RAM+64GB ROM||Black Sea/ Blue Ocean/ Ice Lake||15,990|
|8GB RAM+128GB ROM||Black Sea/ Blue Ocean/ Ice Lake||17,990|
Realme is an emerging smartphone brand that specializes in providing high-quality smartphones for the youth. It was officially established in May 2018 by its founder Sky Li, together with Madhav Sheth and a young team with rich experience in the smartphone industry across the globe. Realme focuses on user needs and presents products with both strong performance and trendy design in the broad context of e-commerce.
Official website: https://www.realme.com