07 October 2020
Realme has introduced a new Q-series of 5G smartphones in China. The lineup includes three models named Realme Q2, Realme Q2 Pro, and Realme Q2i. All of these phones are 5G compatible but differ in other features and specifications. The Q2i is the most affordable 5G smartphone from the Realme camp.
The Realme Q2 Pro is the most expensive smartphone in the series. It features a faux leather finish on the back panel for a premium look and feels. It sports a 6.5-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED display with a punch-hole. This results in a 90.8% screen-to-body ratio and the panel also offer 600 nits of brightness and 180Hz touch sampling rate. It is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 800U processor and offers Mali-G57 GPU for handling graphics processes.
There is a single configuration option available with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of onboard storage. The back panel has quad cameras featuring a 48-megapixel primary sensor, an 8-megapixel wide-angle sensor, a 2-megapixel monochrome sensor, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. The front camera is a 16-megapixel sensor housed within the punch-hole.
The whole package is powered by a 4,300mAh battery with support for 65W SuperDart fast charging. It will run Realme UI 2.0 based on Android 10 out of the box. Other features include a USB Type-C port, dual-SIM support, 5G connectivity, Bluetooth 5.0, and Hi-Res Audio support.
- 8GB/128GB for CNY 1,599 (about $235)
- 8GB/256GB for CNY 1,799 (about $267)
Realme will start selling it from November 1st with availability in color gradient finish.
The Realme Q2 is identical to the Pro variant except for a few differences here and there. It has the same 6.5-inch Full HD+ display but with an IPS LCD panel. The hardware configuration includes 4GB/6GB of RAM with 128GB storage. The battery capacity on the device is 5,000mAh and with 30W fast charging support. The phone also has a 3.5mm headphone jack.
- 4GB/128GB for CNY 1,199 (about $178)
- 6GB/128GB for CNY 1,299 (about $192)
The Realme Q2i is the cheapest and an entry-level phone in the series. Here is a quick rundown of what you will get with the phone.
- 6.5-inch HD+ LCD display with a dewdrop notch
- MediaTek Dimensity 720 processor
- 4GB RAM
- 128GB storage
- Triple rear cameras: 13-megapixel main sensor, a 2-megapixel macro sensor, a 2-megapixel depth sensor
- 8-megapixel front camera
- 5,000mAh battery
- 18W fast charging
The most affordable phone in the series will cost you only CNY 998 (about $148) with sales working November 1st.