Realme 2 Pro – Stylish. Powerful. Affordable.
The launch of one of the India’s most anticipated mid segment phones of the year took place at the sprawling and gorgeous Amity University Campus in Noida, near New Delhi this week.
Touted as one most affordable and powerful phones particularly aimed at youth, Real Me 2 Pro and Realme C1 was officially launched amid much fan fare in the presence of thousands of University students, Real Me fans and journalists from across India and the Middle East.
The very launch venue and date was carefully chosen to be a university campus coinciding with its freshers’ day event, to further underscore its core brand philosophy – which is being a company that produces powerful, stylish, yet affordable device for the millennial – A brand for the youth by the youth.
Realme’s philosophy is best expressed in its slogan, ‘Proud to be Young’. It shares the same outlook as the opinionated, unperturbed young generation of today – that youth is too precious to be wasted in mediocrity.
The flagship phone of the year is set to become a benchmark in the mid-range segment owing to its ‘Max Power, Max Style’ proposition. The device carries a formidable Snapdragon 660 AIE processor and comes in three variants; 4 GB RAM + 64 GB ROM at 13,999 ($193), 6GB RAM + 64 GB ROM at INR 15,999 (US$220) and 8GB RAM + 128GB ROM at INR 17,999 (US$248). The C1 is to be priced at 6,990.
Realme 2 Pro, with a super large and marvelous view, 6.3-inch Dewdrop Full Screen and the highest screen-to-body ratio of 90.8% in its segment, will be exclusively available on Flipkart from October 11, at 00:00 Hours (October 10 midnight) onwards. The phone will be available in three trendy new colors- Blue Ocean, Black Sea and Ice Lake.
Speaking about the features of this powerful smartphone,Levy Lee the Chief product officer of Real Me phones said that design is the first priority of his brand along with power. His company, he said, is constantly reinventing itself to match the demands of its target customers. Here are snippets of his discussion with blogliterati.com and media from the Middle East.
Commenting on the launch of Realme 2 Pro, Madhav Sheth, Chief Executive Officer, Realme India, said, “With our first offering in the mid-range segment, we bring to you Realme 2 Pro, packed with a powerful processor, dewdrop full screen, superlative photography experience and much more, furthering our product philosophy of Power meets Style.
We are a 1 million+ brand now in less than 4 months which we have achieved with just two phones in the market. We have entered markets like Indonesia, Vitenam, and entering UAE in November. By early next year, we will be having 10 global markets.”
Sky Li, Global CEO of Realme, said, “I have been deeply touched by the love and strong support our fans have shown for Realme. We will continue to bring more beautiful designs, high-quality products and exceptional services especially for Indian youth.”
Realme, born from OPPO, now an independent brand targeted at global youth, had recently released its first brand film with a new brand slogan ‘Proud to be Young’, epitomizing the brand and its global positioning. The film emotes and evangelizes the brand proposition of Realme- a brand of the youth, by the youth.
During and before the launch date, the company organized a series of events and activities to engage the youth – including a Realme “Young Power” Musical Night by Celebrity rapper Raftaar, live unboxing of the Real Me Pro 2 by popular smartphone reviewer Gaurav Chaudhary AKA Technical Guruji, Madhav Seth, CEO of Realme Mobiles and Rajiv Makhni Managing Editor, Technology, NDTV. “Experience zones” and a series of other youth focused events were also held.
Realme 2 Pro - Stand out features
At the launch the company released an inspirational one minute promotional video that sends out a strong message about the potential of youth and how being YOUNG is synonymous with power and passion. The video urges the viewers to be fearless and limitless. To dare to stand out, leaving the rest of the world behind. It captures the young and the restless facing themselves in different situations, at the threshold of infinite possibilities. The film speaks through them about what being young means and how being young is all about finding, creating and dreaming.
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90.8% screen-to-body ratio brings excellent visual experience
The full screen era is in full swing. Realme 2 Pro, the first model in its price range that comes with 6.3-inch super-view Dewdrop Full Screen, with the front camera embedded at the top of the screen, where the receiver and various sensors are also harbored. The design of the phone realizes every sense of the full screen concept. Feeling of grasp Realme 2 Pro that comes with a 90.8% screen-to-body ratio is similar to holding a conventional 5.5-inch phone with a 16:9 screen.
Inspired by nature, #Realme2Pro boasts India’s first Dewdrop Full Screen in its price segment and astonishing back design. Don’t miss your chance to own yours at @Flipkart: https://t.co/yn6f7piFZe #MaxPowerMaxStyle pic.twitter.com/l08gPZeVjU
— Realme (@realmemobiles) September 29, 2018
Realme 2 Pro back cover is the sectional lamination of 15 atomic layers. Exquisite carving presents the water drop back cover that comes with the sense of profundity, transparency, and high hardness. The back cover features an arc that fits the palm center, and delivers a glass-like sense. Large round corner design for the R-corner and C-corner ensures that your hand does not feel weak and tired despite holding the phone for a long time. Realme 2 Pro offers Black Sea, Blue Ocean and Ice Lake, matching the current fashion trend.
Smooth performance thanks to powerful hardware configuration
Realme 2 Pro carries the magic Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 AIE processor that features high-performance and low power consumption, Adreno 512 GPU, and Qualcomm All-Ways Aware™ sensor hub and HVX, as well as built-in AI engine. All combined guarantees an extremely smooth real AI experience.
Realme 2 Pro is equipped with up to 8GB RAM and 128GB ROM, and supports 256GB microSD card extension. It comes with LPDDR4X four-channel memory, that increases the processing frequency, consumes 40% less power, starts apps faster, and runs multiple apps smoothly. With 128 GB storage users can access 27000 photos or 200+ movies in this phone.
Realme 2 Pro also offers 4+64/6+64 options. The 3500mAh battery, coupled with AI sleep mode that smartly senses in what circumstances users are using the phone, allows users to use the phone for a whole day with ease, by employing different power saving strategies.
The device also supports dual 4G, and dual VoLTE on both the SIM cards can simultaneously and also offers 5GHz in addition to 2.4GHz on WLAN connection.
16-megapixel AI cameras take better photos
Realme 2 Pro comes with 16-megapixel rear dual camera, with the primary camera equipped with IMX398 sensor that supports dual-core focusing, F1.7 aperture and 6P lens to capture every wonderful moment. The 6P Lens, is more efficient in gathering light than 5P lens, with more powerful parsing capacity and higher contrast ratio
The powerful AI performance builds into Realme 2 Pro such features as multi-frame noise reduction, smart exposure, the “portrait” mode that supports five lighting effects, AI scenario recognition, and AR sticker photographing. These features let users take good and fun photos while allowing them to present their style with ease.
Selfie, the focus of users Realme 2 Pro comes with 16-megapixel front camera, and F2.0 large aperture that brings more light feed, ensuring more distinctive selfie pictures; Realme 2 Pro presents the brand new AI Shot feature that precisely recognize 296 facial identification points and offers 8 million personalized beautification solutions. The AI learning, intelligently remembers and learns the picture editing habits of the user in the local album, and then applies such habits while taking photos.
ColorOS 5.2, the key to smart new life
Realme 2 Pro carries Android 8.1-based ColorOS 5.2 AI system that comes with more considerate fundamental features, optimized to facilitate daily use. It is the smoothest system on a phone because of the underlying optimization. ColorOS 5.2 has improved in four main sections: Design, Assistant, Music and Safety.
A number of advanced features have been built in on Realme 2 Pro. Features like Game Space that is designed to guarantee excellent gaming experience; All-round safety protection; Smart driving; AI board; Google Assistant; Smart Scan, and more to let users fully experience the real convenience of AI.