OPPO Realme 2 Launched: A Downgrade from the Realme 1!

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The OPPO Realme 2 is the successor of the Realme 1 that was launched some time ago. The Realme 2 has been launched in India. If we recall what the Realme 1 was like, the OPPO F7 Youth comes to our mind, which pretty much was a good phone. This time around, we have OPPO’s latest offering, the OPPO Realme 2. When put in comparison with the Realme 1, the Realme 2 seems like a slight downgrade in the processor department with the Snapdragon 450 Soc rather than the Helio P60.

Similarly, the Realme 2 does not really feel like a real successor because apart from the choice of chipset, RAM has also been compromised to 4 GB and 3 GB options only. While the Realme 1 resembled the F7 Youth, the successor looks like the OPPO A3S with a fingerprint sensor. However, what is an improvement is that the Realme 2 has a bigger battery this time, with a capacity of 4230 mAh.

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Display wise, it has a 6.2-inch screen which is 0.2 inches bigger than its predecessor, but the resoultion has been downgraded from FullHD+ to HD+. Similarly, the camera setup is also different with the Realme 2 featuring dual 13+2 MP cameras at the back and an 8 MP shooter at the front. The camera features include Portrait mode and the infamous AI among the others. There is also a notch for those notch lovers out there.

OPPO Realme 2 Specifications:

  • Operating System: Android Oreo 8.1 with Color OS 5.1
  • Display: 6.2-inches IPS LCD, 16M colors with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • Resolution: 720 x 1520 pixels
  • CPU: Octa-core 1.8 GHz Cortex A-53
  • Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 450
  • GPU: Adreno 506
  • RAM: 3 or 4 GB
  • Storage: 32 or 64 expandable up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
  • Rear Camera: 13 MP f/2.2 + 2 f/2.2 MP depth sensor, LED flash, Panorama, HDR, etc.
  • Front Camera: 8 MP f/2.2 with HDR
  • SIM (s): Dual SIM (nano-SIM, Dual standby)
  • Battery: 4,230 mAh non-removable
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, Hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear- mounted), Accelerometer, Proximity, Gyro, Compass
  • Price in India: Rs. 8,990 INR (3GB+32GB); Rs. 10,990 INR (4GB+64GB)

The device has been launched in India today but sadly will not make its way here in Nepal. We have the similar OPPO A3s here in Nepal that was launched a few days ago. The Realme 2 is similar to the A3s minus the fingerprint sensor.

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