Realme 2 to pack Snapdragon SoC, could be priced under Rs. 10,000 ($143)

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Realme, the newly formed smartphone brand after its split from parent company Oppo, has already scheduled a launch event in India on August 28 where the company will unveil its Realme 2 smartphone.

Earlier, we reported that the phone could be a Flipkart exclusive device and today, the company has confirmed that the Realme 2 will indeed be a Flipkart exclusive smartphone. Further, the company has also revealed that the phone will be priced under Rs. 10,000 ($143) as the company said that it’ll be first phone to come with a notched display under Rs. 10,000.

Oppo Realme 2 Leak

Realme has also revealed that the smartphone will feature a notched display and come with a dual camera sensors on the back panel. In addition, unlike the Oppo Realme 1, the smartphone will also have a fingerprint sensor on the back panel, for added security.

Now, the company has also confirmed that the Realme 2 will be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon processor. However, it’s not yet known which particular chipset from Qualcomm will power the device. Its predecessor, the Realme 1 was powered by MediaTek’s Helio P60 octa-core processor.

The phone will feature a 6.2-inch display and will offer 88.8 percent screen-to-body ratio. It’ll be fuelled by a massive 4,300mAh battery that should easily last for an entire day on single charge.

It’s also known that the phone will be available in three color options — Black, Blue, and Red. For more details, including the phone’s full specifications, pricing and availability information, we’ll have to wait for the company to officially launch the phone on August 28.

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To recall, the Realme 1 comes with a 6-inch Full-HD+ display and is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio P60 SoC clocked at 2GHz with a dual-core AI-specific chip. It features a 13-megapixel rear camera and 8-megapixel front snapper. It runs on Android Oreo-based ColorOS and is fuelled by a 3,410mAh battery.