You won’t have to shell out a thousand dollars to buy a smartphone today, thanks to Xiaomi’s aggressive pricing strategy. Owing to the Beijing-made value for money devices, other manufacturers had to jump on the bandwagon for survival. Result?? We now have numerous smartphones in the market with the maximum specs to price ratio.
Realme, the Oppo-spinoff took the exact same route of Xiaomi to sell their handsets like hotcakes. It made us thinking ‘is the resemblance in the names intentional?’. Irrespective of the controversies pertaining to the nomenclature, they could sell millions of units. And guess what! Realme has come up with two other offerings.
Realme X2 and Realme Buds Air Go Official in India
Before we get into the details of Realme X2, you might have already heard of X2 Pro. It’s the company’s first-ever flagship offering. As exciting as it sounds, people were asking the company CEO about when they would release Realme XT 730G in India. And, here we are, with the renamed version (Realme X2) of the same phone.
Speaking of the specs, Realme X2 flaunts a 6.4-inch full HD+ AMOLED display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio and 91.5 percent screen-to-body ratio. You will get Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection along with an in-display fingerprint scanner. Moreover, they also integrate DC Dimming-like feature too.
Under the hood, the gadget packs in a Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G chipset. As you might decipher, the ‘G’ stands for gaming. Yeah, 730G is an SoC, meant to offer superior gaming performance. Along with that, you can see Adreno 618 GPU and up to 8GB of RAM.
When it comes to the optics, on the rear, it houses a quad-camera setup with a 64-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.8 lens and an 8-megapixel secondary sensor with an f/2.25 super-wide-angle lens. And, it also includes a 2-megapixel macro shooter with an f/2.4 aperture and a 2-megapixel depth sensor with an f/2.4 lens. The selfie shooter measures 32-megapixel.
There are two internal storage variants available (64GB and 128GB of UFS2.1), and you can expand it up to 256 GB using an external SD card. The battery capacity is 4000 mAh with support for 30W SuperVOOC Flash Charge technology.
In terms of pricing, you need to spend Rs. 16999 for 4/64 GB variant, Rs. 18999 for 6/128 GB variant and Rs. 19999 for the 8/128 GB variant.
Apart from the smartphone, Realme also launched Buds Air, which is a truly wireless earphone. You may find it to have close similarities with Apple Airpods. Comes with Rs. 3999 price tag, it has a battery backup of 17 hours (as per the company claims)