Realme has entered the flagship segment in the Indian market, with this latest release being “Realme X2 Pro”. Realme’s new flagship smartphone comes with all the basic flagship specifications. No doubt Realme is an aggressive smartphone company. Realme has capture Xiaomi’s market share in the mid-range bracket. Realme X2 Pro will be the first smartphone in the flagship bracket to have 50W fast charging. So, it will be best for all of us.
Display & Design
It comes with a 6.5 inches dewdrop design of 91% screen to body ratio. It is a Super AMOLED display of Full HD+ resolution and a 90 Hertz refresh rate. The display is protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 5 with 1000nits brightness that will give you better viewing experience outside too. The smartphone is certified with HDR 10+ that supports video players. Overall display quality is superb and gives you an immersive experience.
In terms of design, from front Realme has an exact look that we saw in Oneplus 7T. Many Tech Youtubers and Bloggers also notice the same. Don’t know why but from front it is a replica of Oneplus 7T. It has a glass back, with the vertical implementation of quad-camera at the center. The logo design of Realme is placed just near the camera which looks kind of weird but it is a good brand strategy. The smartphone will give you a premium look and feel.
Realme X2 Pro is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus chipset. It is a 7nm chipset having clock speed up to 2.96 GHz. It is the same chipset that is available on Oneplus 7T and Rog Phone 2. It is coupled with an Adreno 610 GPU. The smartphone runs on Color OS 6.1 customized by Realme powered by Android 9. The Antutu scores for the smartphone are approx 3 Lakh 96 thousand. In terms of gaming, you don’t have to worry about it, Realme X2 Pro delivers lag-free experience.
The smartphone comes with 128 GB Rom and 256 GB Rom variant that has 8 GB Ram and 12 GB Ram respectively. 128/256 GB variant has a UFS 3.0 flash storage support that increases the smartphone speed up to 80%. It is not equal to Oneplus 7T but it is somehow around it. In practical usage, you don’t find any difference between these two devices.
Realme X2 Pro comes with a rear quad camera setup. It has a 64 Megapixel ISOCELL G1 primary sensor of aperture f/1.8. The second one is an 8 Megapixel wide-angle lens of aperture f/2.2. The wide-angle lens provides a 115-degree field of view. The third one is a 13 Megapixel telephoto lens of aperture f/2.5. It provides a 2X optical zoom, 5X hybrid zoom, and 20X digital zoom. The last one is a 2 Megapixel portrait lens of aperture f/2.4.
The smartphone can shoot 4k video up to 60fps. It can also shoot slow-motion video upt0 960fps. We have many videos mode like Bokeh effect, ultra-wide-angle video. We get ultra video image stabilization in the video.
Now talking about daily life performance, the camera is really impressive. Photos look natural and appealing. Colors of photos don’t breakdown and illustrate great pictures. The dynamic range in the pictures is pretty good and well maintained by the device. Low light pictures are good but can be improved by an update.
It has a 16 Megapixel selfie camera of aperture f/2.0 which supports super nightscape for better low light selfies. Selfies are really very good but when it comes to the portrait effect then it misses the edge detection. Overall, camera performance is good but there are some areas where Realme needs to fix to attain the flagship type camera performance.
Battery & Other Features
It is the main highlight of the smartphone. Realme X2 Pro comes with a 4000 mAh battery with support of Super VOOC charging. It is a 50W charger that can charge the smartphone from 0-100% in just less than 35 minutes. It has an in-display fingerprint scanner which is really fast and accurate. It has a 3.5 mm jack, dual GPS and all the major sensors required.
Price & Variant
8 GB RAM and 128 GB internal storage for 29,999 ₹
12 GB RAM and 256 GB internal storage for 33,999 ₹
Being the first flagship smartphone of Realme, X2 Pro is a great smartphone. It is directly competing with premium smartphones like Oneplus 7T. So, the competition is very tough. Realme has tried to provide extra above that and is ready to explore the flagship bracket. It is slightly cheaper than Oneplus 7T and no doubt is providing the same specification. But in terms of software than obviously Realme is not able to match the track but overall the smartphone emerges as a value for money and Yes, if you are going to buy this then don’t worry you will have a great flagship experience.