The X2 Pro is Realme’s First Flagship Phone

by Duey Guison  October 15, 2019

The New OnePlus?

Realme went all out with the Realme X2 Pro their first true flagship device. Unveiled in China, the X2 Pro has all the features one would expect on a flagship phone: Snapdragon 855+ with vapor chamber cooling, up to 12GB RAM, up to 256GB UFS 3.0 storage (the 64GB version uses UFS 2.1), and a 6.5-inch Full HD+ display with 90Hz refresh rate.

Realme updated the X2 Pro’s fingerprint scanner to be more responsive—Realme claims that it can unlock the phone in 0.23 seconds. It also has a faster 50w SuperVOOC charging that can charge the phone’s 4000mAh battery to 100% in 35 minutes.

Another key highlight of the Realme X2 Pro is its quad rear camera setup: you get a 64-megapixel f/1.8 Samsung ISOCELL GW1 main camera, 13-megapixel telephoto camera with 2x optical zoom and 20x hybrid zoom, 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera with 2.5cm macro mode, and 2-megapixel depth sensor.

Realme X2 Pro Specs

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ octa-core processor
  • Adreno 640 GPU
  • 6GB/8GB/12GB RAM
  • 6.5-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED Dewdrop display, 90Hz refresh rate, Gorilla Glass 5, HDR10+ and DCI-P3 Support
  • 64GB of UFS 2.1 storage / 128GB/256GB of UFS 3.0 storage
  • Quad rear cameras: 64-megapixel f/1.8 Samsung ISOCELL GW1 main camera; 8-megapixel f/2.25 ultra-wide-angle camera; 13-megapixel f/2.5 telephoto camera with 2x optical zoom and 20x hybrid zoom; 2-megapixel f/2.4 portrait camera; with LED flash, Dual Pixel Autofocus, EIS, Chroma Boost, 960FPS slow-motion video, Speed Shot, Nightscape 2.0, and 4K video recording
  • 16-megapixel f/2.0 Sony IMX471 front camera with EIS, Nightscape 2.0
  • Dual SIM
  • 3G, LTE
  • WiFi, Bluetooth, Dual-band GPS, A-GPS, NFC
  • Fingerprint scanner, AI Face Unlock, Stereo speakers, Dolby Atmos, vapor chamber cooling
  • 4000mAh battery with 50w SuperVOOC fast wired charging
  • Android 9 Pie with ColorOS 6

The Realme X2 Pro is priced at CNY 2699(~Php 19.8k) for the 6GB/64GB model, CNY 2899(~Php 21.2k) for the 8GB/128GB model, and CNY 3299(~Php 24.1k) for the 12GB/256GB model. Prices are directly converted, not yet subjective to local tax, so they may be more expensive should Realme decides to make the X2 Pro available locally.

The top-tier variant comes in a Master Edition, which sports a frosted glass back and the signature of renowned Japanese designer Naoto Fukasawa.

The Realme X2 Pro will be available in China on October 18 and in India on December.


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