Realme has confirmed that the successor to the Realme 1 is set to launch on August 28. We are just days away from the launch of the Realme 2, and the company has confirmed that it will sport a display notch and a diamond cut finish back. Now, the company has confirmed that the Realme 2 will be powered by a Snapdragon processor. Separately, a teaser on Flipkart teaser tips that the Realme 2 will be available on the e-commerce site, and in Black, Blue, and Red colour options.
Realme and Qualcomm both tweeted that the Realme 2 will sport a Snapdragon processor, however refrained from saying which SoC exactly will be integrated. Flipkart has a page, with several references to 'Real' - tipping the launch of the Realme 2 on the e-commerce site. The page tips three colour variants - Black, Blue, and Red, a horizontal dual camera setup, and a long lasting battery with fast charging support. Its unsure at this point whether the device will be a Flipkart exclusive or not.
More details on the device regarding price, exact availability and specifications will be unveiled at the launch event in Delhi on August 28. To recall, Realme 2 comes just some months after the launch of the Realme 1 in India in May, and the Realme 1 is priced Rs. 8,990 for the 3GB RAM/ 32GB storage variant, Rs. 10,990 for the 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage model, and Rs. 13,990 for the one with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. Unlike the Realme 2, the Realme 1 was an Amazon India exclusive device.
In terms of specifications, the Realme 1 has a 6-inch full-HD+ display, an octa-core MediaTek Helio P60 SoC clocked at 2GHz, 3GB/ 4GB/ 6GB of RAM, a dual-core AI-specific chip, a 13-megapixel rear camera, and a 3,410mAh battery under the hood. The Realme 2 has confirmed an upgrade in the camera department, and has also confirmed a Snapdragon processor, instead of the MediaTek one seen on the Realme 1.
Is Realme 2 really a better Realme 1 at the same price? We discussed that on Orbital, our weekly technology podcast, which you can subscribe to via Apple Podcasts or RSS, download the episode, or just hit the play button below.