Oppo’s sub-brand Realme just introduced the Realme X2 – the sequel to the Realme X in China as promised. The Realme X2 is the fourth device in the Realme X series of Smartphones. The brand right before its unveiling already spilled the bean on the design and the entire specs. And from what has been announced, the Realme X2 specs, and design fits into the Realme XT 730G smartphone teased back in India. It appears the brand is releasing the device for the Chinese market ahead of its expected launch in India later in December.
The device arrives in two colorways – a Pearl White and Pearl Blue colors, and is available in two versions a version with – 6GB RAM with 64GB storage, and another with 8GB RAM with 128GB storage space. The base variant is priced at 1599 yuan (US$ 224/ Rs. 15910 approx.), while the top variant with 8GB RAM with 128GB storage version costs is priced at 1899 yuan (US$ 266 / Rs. 18,900 approx.). There is a third variant with 8GB RAM, and 256GB of storage space, though it is yet to be made available for sale.
For a limited time (Sept. 24 – 26), the brand is slamming a 100 Yuan discount on both versions. This effectively means the 6GB variant is available at 1499 yuan (US$ 210 / Rs. 14,920 approx.) and the 8GB variant at 1799 yuan (US$ 252 / Rs. 17,900 approx.).
Realme X2 Design and Specs
The device is made of metal-glass construction with a 3D Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection that offers ab hyperbola light effect on the back. The Realme X2 is fronted by a 6.4-inch S-AMOLED display with a dewdrop notch. It gets an in-display fingerprint sensor, offers a Full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels, and a screen-to-body ratio of 91.9 percent.
Under the hood, the X2 packs a Snapdragon 730G, making it the first Realme smartphone to come packed with the 8nm Snapdragon 730G chipset with a clock speed of 2.2 GHz. The device comes wi8GB RAM, and available in 64 GB, 128 GB, and 256 GB storage options. For optics, Realme X2 comes fitted with a Quad camera and a single unit at the rear and above the display.
It has a 64-megapixel primary rear camera with 1/1.72″ Samsung GW1 sensor and f/1.8 aperture which is perhaps one of its major selling points. The main cam is aided by an 8MP 118° ultra-wide-angle lens with 1.12μm pixel size, f/2.25 aperture, 2MP depth sensor and 2MP camera for 4cm macro with 1.75μm pixel size, f/2.4 aperture are same.
It is capable of 4K video recording at 30fps, full HD and 720p video shooting at 60fps and slow-motion video recording at up to 960fps. Bith rear and front cameras support Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS), has AI scene recognition, Chrome boost, Super nightscape, and Expert mode.
Also worthy of note is the device’s 4000mAh battery that supports 30W VOOC 4.0 fast charging. The charging solution allows you to jack up the phone’s battery up to 67% in just 30 minutes over a USB Type-C port.
realme X2 specifications
- 6.4-inch (2340 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
- Octa Core (2.2GHz Dual + 1.8GHz Hexa) Snapdragon 730G 8nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 618 GPU
- 6GB (LPPDDR4x) RAM with 64GB (UFS 2.1) storage / 8GB (LPPDDR4x) RAM with 128GB (UFS 2.1) storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
- Dual SIM
- ColorOS 6.0 based on Android 9.0 (Pie)
- 64MP rear camera with 1/1.72″ Samsung GW1 sensor, 0.8μm pixel size, f/1.8 aperture, LED flash, EIS, 8MP 119° ultra-wide angle lens with f/2.25 aperture, 1.12μm pixel size with 2MP depth sensor, f/2.4 aperture,1.75μm pixel size, 2MP for 4cm macro with f/2.4 aperture,1.75μm pixel size
- 32MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture
- In-display fingerprint sensor
- Dimensions: 158.7×75.2×8.6mm; Weight: 182g
- Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C, NFC
- 4000mAh battery (typical) / 3920mAh (minimum) with 30W VOOC fast charging
Besides the Realme X2, the brand also revealed three accessories – a Realme X2 soft rubber case for 39 Yuan (~$6), wireless earbuds worth 149 Yuan (~$21) and Realme 10,000mAh power bank for 109 Yuan (~$15). All items are available via official website / Jingdong / Tmall / Suning Tesco.