Realme 2 launching as a Flipkart exclusive for just $140
Realme made it clear that it's going to launch a successor to the Realme 1 and even teased some of the features like the notch, the dual camera setup and the big 4,230 mAh battery. Later on, an official confirmation of the August 28 release date came out.
We are happy to announce that the new #Realme2 is exclusively available on @Flipkart. Here’s to a partnership that is certainly #ANotchAbove.— Realme (@realmemobiles) August 24, 2018
Get your wishlist ready at https://t.co/VsTfmdbsNl pic.twitter.com/L5cGDjx5Ds
Now, Flipkart has confirmed that it will have dibs on the smartphone and will be offering the device exclusively starting August 28. Interestingly, the store puts the handset in a category of its own by saying that it's the first notched smartphone in India for under INR 10,000 ($140). Now we are not sure anyone is looking for notched smartphones specifically, but that price sure sounds attractive.
#Realme2 with @qualcomm_in Snapdragon processor is designed to provide you #ANotchAbove experience with spectacular performance, ultrafast speed, astonishing graphics, and a long lasting battery.— Realme (@realmemobiles) August 23, 2018
Like if you’re as excited for the launch as we are. pic.twitter.com/33a6LrOv52
As of now, Realme confirmed that the Realme 2 will sport a Snapdragon SoC, 6.2-inch display and a 88.8% screen-to-body ratio. Judging by the striking similarity between the recently leaked Oppo A5X and the Realme 2, the latter could come with Snapdragon 450.
The new #Realme2 comes with an amazing notch screen of 88.8% screen-to-body ratio. Be ready for #ANotchAbove experience. Tell us the first thing that you’ll do once you get a Notch Screen? pic.twitter.com/K87AhgPlqV— Realme (@realmemobiles) August 22, 2018
Nevertheless, the Realme 2 offers a handful of upgrades over its predecessor in exchange for a modest price bump - the Realme 1's launch price was INR 8,990 ($128).
- 28 Aug 2018
when they proud of something ugly called notch...
- 26 Aug 2018
With no bootloader unlocking present for either Realme 1 (and probably this Realme 2), developers like myself will definitely stay away from this
- 26 Aug 2018
Wrong! 506 is far far behind Mali G72mp3 https://benchmarks.ul.com/hardware/phone/Oppo+F7+review https://benchmarks.ul.com/hardware/phone/Xiaomi+Mi+Max+2+review