Design and Display
The front packs in a huge 6.2 inch 19:9 IPS notched display at a HD+ resolution of 1520 x 720 pixels. The front panel is covered by Gorilla Glass 3 and the company is claiming the Screen to Body ratio to be 88.8%. The front side sports the earpiece, sensors and the front facing camera. The rear packs the dual rear cameras in horizontal orientation, the fingerprint scanner and Realme branding. The bottom part consists of the Micro-USB charging port, bottom firing speaker, headphone jack and the primary microphone. The right side packs power button while the left side houses the volume rockers and an Dual SIM Slot plus an SD Card Slot. It measures 156.2 x 75.6 x 8.2 mm and weighs 168 grams. The smartphone has a very diamond shapes finish at the back but is made out of plastic.
Processor and Specifications
The smartphone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdrogon 450 SoC which is an octa-core processor with a maximum clocking frequency of 1.8 GHz and is based on the 14nm process of manufacturing. There are two available RAM/Storage configurations available at 3/32 GB and 4/64 GB models. Its runs on ColorOS 5.1 based on Android 8.1 out of the box. The memory is expandable up to 256 GB using the Micro-SD Card.
The front houses a 8MP f/2.2 front camera. The rear packs dual rear cameras with the primary shooter being a 13MP f/2.2 aperture sensor with PDAF and LED flash and a secondary 2MP sensor. The front camera is capable of face unlock, HDR, AI Beautify and AR stickers. The rear camera has Bokeh Mode, AI Beautification, HDR and AR Stickers. On the video front it is capable of capturing 1080p at 30fps.
To keep running this smartphone, a mammoth 4,230 mAh battery is provided. The smartphone is charged using the Micro-USB Port at the bottom using a 5V/2A (10W) adapter provided in the box.
Connectivity and Pricing
Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS, Micro-USB port and Headphone Jack. The colour options include Diamond Blue, Diamond Red and Diamond Black. The Realme 2 with 3/32 GB configuration is priced at ₹ 9,499 and the 4/64 GB variant at ₹ 10,990 respectively. It is sold exclusively in Amazon.in and realme.com.