Realme X50 Pro 5G was launched in India on Monday as the company's latest flagship. The new model is Realme's first 5G phone. It is also the company's first to debut with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC and packs 65W SuperDart fast charging technology. But alongside the key highlights, the Realme X50 Pro 5G also has a punch-hole display with a room for two selfie cameras, quad rear camera setup, and up to 256GB of onboard storage. All this makes the Realme phone a compelling option on paper.
The Realme X50 Pro 5G price in India is set at Rs. 37,999 for the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage variant, while its 8GB RAM + 128GB storage model is priced at Rs. 39,999 and the top-of-the-line model with the 12GB RAM + 256GB storage configuration carries the price tag of Rs. 44,999. The smartphone comes in Moss Green and Rust Red colour options.
In contrast, the Realme X2 Pro price in India is set at Rs. 29,999 for the base 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant, whereas its 12GB RAM + 256GB storage option is priced at Rs. 33,999. The phone comes in Lunar White and Neptune Blue colour options.
The Realme X50 Pro 5G runs Android 10 with Realme UI on top, while the Realme X2 Pro has ColorOS 6.1 based on Android 9 Pie. On the display front, the Realme X50 Pro 5G has the 6.44-inch full-HD+ (1080x2400 pixels) display with 90Hz refresh rate. The Realme X2 Pro, on the other hand, has a 6.5-inch full-HD+ (1080x2400 pixels) Super AMOLED Fluid display with 20:9 aspect ratio and 90Hz refresh rate.
Under the hood, the Realme X50 Pro 5G has the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC, coupled with Adreno 650 GPU and up to 12GB of RAM. The Realme X2 Pro, on the other front, has the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ SoC, paired with Adreno 640 GPU and up to 12GB of RAM.
For capturing photos and videos, the Realme X50 Pro 5G has the quad rear camera setup that includes a 64-megapixel primary Samsung GW1 sensor with an f/1.8, six-piece lens. The setup also includes an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle shooter, 12-megapixel telephoto shooter, and a 2-megapixel portrait camera. The Realme X2 Pro also has a quad rear camera setup with the 64-megapixel Samsung GW1 primary sensor along with a six-piece, f/1.8 lens. The phone also includes the 13-megapixel secondary sensor with an f/2.5 telephoto lens, 8-megapixel tertiary sensor with a 115-degree ultra-wide-angle lens that has an f/2.2 aperture, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor.
In terms of selfies and video chats, the Realme X50 Pro 5G houses the dual selfie camera setup at the front that includes a 32-megapixel Sony IMX 616 primary sensor with an f/2.5 lens and an 8-megapixel secondary sensor with an ultra-wide-angle lens. This is unlike the Realme X2 Pro that has a 16-megapixel Sony IMX471 camera sensor at the front with an f/2.0 lens.
The Realme X50 Pro 5G has 128GB and 256GB of UFS 3.0+ storage. However, the Realme X2 Pro has 64GB (dual-channel UFS 2.1), 128GB (UFS 3.0), and 256GB (UFS 3.0) storage.
Connectivity options on the Realme X50 Pro 5G include 5G (NSA/ SA and mainstream bands), 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth v5.1, GPS/ A-GPS, and USB Type-C port. In contrast, the Realme X2 Pro comes with 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, USB Type-C, and 3.5mm headphone jack. Both Realme phones also come with an in-display fingerprint sensor.
The Realme X50 Pro 5G packs a 4,200mAh battery along with 65W SuperDart charging. However, the Realme X2 Pro has a 4,000mAh battery and supports 50W SuperVOOC Flash Charge support.
In terms of dimensions, the Realme X50 Pro 5G measures 158.96x74.24x8.9mm. The Realme X2 Pro, on the other hand, measures 161x75.7x8.7mm. The Realme X50 Pro 5G weighs 205 grams, while the Realme X2 Pro is weight at 199 grams.
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|Model||X50 Pro 5G||X2 Pro|
|Release date||February 24, 2020||October 15, 2019|
|Launched in India||Yes||No|
|Dimensions (mm)||158.96 x 74.24 x 8.90||161.00 x 75.70 x 8.70|
|Battery capacity (mAh)||4200||4000|
|Colours||Rust Red, Moss Green||White, Blue|
|Screen size (inches)||6.44||6.50|
|Resolution||1080x2400 pixels||1080x2400 pixels|
|Protection type||-||Gorilla Glass|
|Processor make||Qualcomm Snapdragon 865||Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+|
|Rear camera||64-megapixel (f/1.8) + 8-megapixel (f/2.3) + 12-megapixel (f/2.5) + 2-megapixel (f/2.4)||64-megapixel (f/1.8) + 13-megapixel (f/2.5) + 8-megapixel (f/2.2) + 2-megapixel|
|Front camera||32-megapixel (f/2.5) + 8-megapixel (f/2.2)||16-megapixel (f/2.0)|
|Operating system||Android 10||Android 9 Pie|
|Skin||Realme UI 1.0||ColorOS 6.1|
|Wi-Fi standards supported||802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/Yes||802.11 a/b/g/n/ac|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v 5.10||Yes, v 5.00|
|Number of SIMs||2||2|
|Active 4G on both SIM cards||Yes||-|
|In-Display Fingerprint Sensor||Yes||-|
|Ambient light sensor||Yes||Yes|