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Realme C2 With 5-Megapixel AI Selfie Camera, Diamond-Cut Design Launched in India

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Realme C2 has been officially launched in India. Unveiled on the sidelines of the Realme 3 Pro announcement, the new budget smartphone from Realme sports a diamond-cut design that is made with a laser-cut technology and three-layer paintjob. The Realme C2 also sports a dual rear camera setup and features a 19.5:9 display panel. As a successor to the Realme C1 that was launched last year, the Realme C2 is powered by a MediaTek Helio P22 SoC along with up to 3GB of RAM. The Realme C2 is designed to take on the likes of the Samsung Galaxy M10 and Redmi 7. It comes in two storage variants — with 16GB and 32GB of onboard storage. There is also dedicated microSD card support for storage expansion.

Realme C2 price in India, sale date
The Realme C2 price in India has been set at Rs. 5,999 for the 2GB RAM + 16GB storage option, while its 3GB RAM + 32GB storage model is priced at Rs. 7,999. The phone comes in Diamond Blue and Diamond Black colour options. It will go on sale through Flipkart and the official Realme website. The first sale will begin at 12pm (Noon) on May 15.

Alongside the Realme C2, Realme also introduced the Realme 3 Pro as its new flagship model in India. The phone starts at Rs. 13,999 and offers hardware that includes a 10nm Snapdragon 710 SoC, 4K video support, and up to 6GB RAM along with 128GB storage option.

Realme is aiming to take on the Samsung Galaxy M10 ₹ 7,990 and Redmi 7 with the Realme C2. Notably, while the Galaxy M10 is already available in India with a starting price of Rs. 7,990, the Redmi 7 is expected to launch in India alongside the Redmi Y3 on April 24. The Redmi phone is already on sale in China with a price starting at CNY 699 (roughly Rs. 7,300).

Realme C2 specifications, features
The dual-SIM (Nano) Realme C2 runs Android 9.0 Pie with ColorOS 6.0 on top and features a 6.1-inch HD+ (720×1560 pixels) display with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Under the hood, the phone is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio P22 SoC, paired with 2GB and 3GB RAM options.

Realme C2 camera
In terms of optics, the Realme C2 has a dual rear camera setup with a 13-megapixel primary sensor with a pixel size of 1.12 microns and an f/2.2 lens. There is also a 2-megapixel sensor with a pixel size of 1.75 microns and an f/2.4 lens. For selfies, the phone has a 5-megapixel sensor at the front along with an f/2.0 lens. There are artificial intelligence (AI) powered features to enhance selfies and an AI Face Unlock.

The Realme C2 has 16GB and 32GB of internal storage options that both are expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB) with a dedicated slot. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The phone has a fingerprint sensor at the back. Other sensors onboard include an accelerometer, ambient light, magnetometer sensor, and a proximity sensor. Lastly, the phone packs a 4,000mAh battery and measures 154.3×73.7×8.5mm.

Realme C2


General

Release date April 2019
Launched in India Yes
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 154.30 x 73.70 x 8.50
Weight (g) 166.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 4000
Colours Diamond Black, Diamond Blue

Display

Screen size (inches) 6.10
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 720×1560 pixels
Protection type Gorilla Glass
Aspect ratio 19.5:9

Hardware

Processor 2GHz octa-core
Processor make MediaTek Helio P22
RAM 2GB
Internal storage 16GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 256
Dedicated microSD slot Yes

Camera

Rear camera 13-megapixel (f/2.2, 1.12-micron) + 2-megapixel (f/2.4, 1.75-micron)
Rear autofocus Yes
Rear flash Yes
Front camera 5-megapixel (f/2.0, 1.12-micron)
Front autofocus No

Software

Operating system Android 9.0 Pie
Skin ColorOS 6.0

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
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) 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