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Realme 2 Pro With Dewdrop Notch, Snapdragon 660 SoC Launched in India

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After the Realme 2 launch last month, the newly-formed brand has launched the Realme 2 Pro smartphone in India. The new Realme 2 Pro model sees an upgrade in RAM, processor, camera, and other departments. With an aggressive Realme 2 Pro price in India, the company is looking to entice the buyers with waterdrop-shaped display notch (which the company is calling Dewdrop), up to 8GB of RAM, and Snapdragon 660 SoC. The smartphone sports a polycarbonate resin dewdrop back cover delivering a sense of transparency, rear fingerprint sensor, and has a horizontally stacked dual camera setup as well.

Realme 2 Pro price in India
The Realme 2 Pro smartphone is priced in India at Rs.13,990 for the 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage model, Rs.15,990 for the 6GB RAM/ 64GB storage variant, and Rs. 17,990 for the 8GB RAM/ 128GB storage option. It will go on sale exclusively on Flipkart on October 11 from 12am IST, and will be available in Black Sea, Blue Ocean, and Ice Lake colour options. Launch offers include up to 1.1TB of data for Reliance Jio customers with benefits up to Rs. 4,450, and No Cost EMI options.

Realme 2 Pro specifications
The dual-SIM Realme 2 Pro runs on Android 8.1 Oreo-based ColorOS OS 5.2 custom software. The smartphone sports a 6.3-inch (1080×2340 pixels) full-HD+ screen with 90.8 percent screen-to-body ratio, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, and 409ppi pixel density. It is powered by the Snapdragon 660 AIE octa-core processor paired with Adreno 512 GPU, and 4GB/ 6GB/ 8GB RAM options. Internal storage options are 64GB and 128GB, and it supports expansion of memory via microSD card slot (up to 256GB).

Coming to optics, the Realme 2 Pro sports two 16-megapixel sensors at the back, stacked horizontally, with f/1.7 aperture, 1/2.8-inch Sony IMX398 sensor, 1.12-micron pixel size, and 6P lens. It supports 4K video recording at 30fps. At the front, there is a 16-megapixel sensor as well with f/2.0 aperture, and AI Beauty 2.0 for better selfies. As is the case with all the smartphones nowadays, there are AI features in the camera app for portrait mode, multi-frame noise reduction, and scene recognition. The phone also supports AR stickers on both the front and rear cameras.

Sensors on board the Realme 2 Pro include light and distance sensor, acceleration sensor, gyroscope, and geomagnetic sensor. The Realme 2 Pro dimensions are at 156.7×74.0x8.5mm, and it weighs 174 grams. The Realme 2 Pro packs a 3,500mAh battery, slightly less than Realme 2, which integrated a 4,230mAh battery. Connectivity options include USB OTG, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth, 4G VoLTE, GPS, and more.

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General

Release date September 2018
Launched in India Yes
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 156.70 x 74.00 x 8.50
Weight (g) 174.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 3500
Colours Ice Lake, Blue Ocean, Black Sea

Display

Screen size (inches) 6.30
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 1080×2340 pixels
Protection type Gorilla Glass
Aspect ratio 19.5:9
Pixels per inch (PPI) 409

Hardware

Processor octa-core
Processor make Qualcomm Snapdragon 660
RAM 4GB
Internal storage 64GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 256

Camera

Rear camera 16-megapixel (f/1.7) + 2-megapixel (f/2.4)
Rear flash Yes
Front camera 16-megapixel (f/2.0)

Software

Operating system Android 8.1
Skin ColorOS 5.2

Connectivity

Wi-Fi Yes
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes, v 4.20
Micro-USB Yes
Headphones 3.5mm
Number of SIMs 2
SIM 1
SIM Type Nano-SIM
GSM/CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
SIM 2
SIM Type Nano-SIM
GSM/CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes

Sensors

Face unlock Yes
Fingerprint sensor Yes
Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes