The Realme 2 Pro is the top-end device from the Oppo sub-brand, offering more impressive specs than the standard Realme 2. But just how much better is the Pro model on paper compared to the vanilla model?
Take a look at the spec table below for all the features at a glance.
|Realme 2 Pro||Realme 2|
|Display||6.3-inch full HD+ (2,340 x 1,080) LCD||6.2-inch HD+ (1,520 x 720) LCD|
|SoC||Qualcomm Snapdragon 660
2.2 + 1.8GHz, 64-bit
Kryo 260 octa-core
|Qualcomm Snapdragon 450
|GPU||Adreno 512||Adreno 506|
Main: 16MP sensor with f/1.7 aperture and 1.12micron pixels
Secondary: 2MP depth sensor
Main: 13MP sensor with f/2.2 aperture
Secondary: 2MP depth sensor
|Dimensions and weight||156.7 x 74 x 8.5mm
|156.2 x 75.6 x 8.2mm
|Colors||Black, Deep Blue, Light Blue||Black, Red, Blue|
The Realme 2 Pro sees a big upgrade in power, swapping out the standard model’s middling Snapdragon 450 chipset in favor of an upper mid-range Snapdragon 660 SoC. The base Realme 2 Pro starts at 4GB of RAM and 64GB of expandable storage, as opposed to the Realme 2’s 3GB+32GB starting model.
Need even more power? The Pro model has you covered with a 6GB+64GB variant, and an 8GB+128GB option. By comparison, the Realme 2 tops out at 4GB+64GB.
The Realme 2 Pro’s screen is a big upgrade over the standard phone too. Instead of the vanilla phone’s 6.2-inch 720p display, we’ve got a 6.3-inch full HD+ screen. Both phones have a notch, but the Realme 2 Pro has a small waterdrop notch instead of the gigantic forehead seen on the normal model.
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The Pro model also offers upgrades in the camera field, serving up a 16MP+2MP f/1.7 rear camera pairing compared to the Realme 2’s 13MP+2MP f/2.2 combination. The Realme 2 Pro also delivers a 12MP f/2.0 selfie snapper, as opposed to the cheaper phone’s 8MP f/2.2 shooter. The Pro model doesn’t have optical image stabilization, but hopefully the wider apertures result in better photos at night.
It’s not all good news though, as the Pro device has a 3,500mAh battery compared to the Realme 2’s 4,320mAh pack. Additionally, both phones are lacking NFC and USB Type-C, but at least they retain headphone jacks.
The standard Realme 2 starts at 8,990 rupees (~$124) for the 3GB+32GB model, and 10,990 rupees (~$151) for the 4GB+64GB variant. The 4GB+64GB Realme 2 Pro is priced at 13,990 rupees (~$193), while the 6GB+64GB variant has a 15,990 rupee (~$220) price tag, and the top-end 8GB+128GB model will retail for 17,990 rupees (~$248).
The difference between the top-end Realme 2 and base Pro model is 3,000 rupees (~$41), but it seems like you’re getting plenty of extras for the Realme 2 Pro anyway. There’s the more powerful chipset, better cameras on paper, and a slicker design. But you’re also getting reduced endurance in theory compared to the standard Realme 2.
Which one would you take? Let us know in the comments section!
September 27, 2018 at 01:46AM