The Realme 2 Pro is the most affordable phone with 8GB of RAM and Snapdragon 660 processor

“The Realme 2 Pro is a mid-range offering with a 6.3-inch notched display and up to 128GB of storage”

New-comer smartphone manufacturer Realme introduced its second handset, dubbed the Realme 2 (review), in India last month. The phone arrived as a pocket-friendly offering with a notch-bearing display and dual primary cameras at the rear. Today, the company has launched the successor to the Realme 2 called the Realme 2 Pro in the country. The brand’s latest phone has arrived as the most affordable smartphone in the country with 8GB of RAM as well as a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor.

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Talking about the design first, the Realme 2 Pro sports a build similar to its predecessor. The phone has the same glass sandwich design, which is held together by a rubberised frame. The handset offers minimal bezels with a notch above the screen, and gets a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. Software-wise, the smartphone boots Android 8.1 Oreo-based ColorOS v5.2 out of the box, and face unlock functionality.

Moving onto the other features, the Realme 2 Pro features a 6.3-inch full HD+ display with a waterdrop notch and a screen-to-body ratio of 90.8 percent. The octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 AIE processor on board the phone is aided by an Adreno 512 GPU. The phone comes in three RAM and storage configurations – 4GB + 64GB, 6GB + 64GB, and 8GB + 128GB. In terms of connectivity, you get dual-SIM slots, 4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and A-GPS.

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For imaging, the Realme 2 Pro is equipped with a dual camera setup at the rear. The primary camera at the back is a 16-megapixel Sony IMX398 sensor with 6P lens and an aperture of f/1.7. The company hasn’t disclosed about the phone’s secondary rear sensor yet. For selfies and video calling, the smartphone sports a 16-megapixel shooter with AI Beauty mode and an aperture of f/2.0. A 3,500mAh battery completes the handset’s list of specifications.

As for the pricing, the base 4GB RAM variant of the Realme 2 Pro has been priced at Rs 13,990. The phone’s 6GB and 8GB RAM are being offered for Rs 15,990 and Rs 17,990 respectively. The phone will be available exclusively on Flipkart starting October 11th. 

At this price point, the Realme 2 Pro is offering a stiff competition to the likes of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro (review), Mi A2 (review), Motorola One Power, and the Vivo V9 Pro

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