Less than three months after unveiling the RealMe 1, Oppo’s sub-brand RealMe is back with the RealMe 2. The success of the RealMe 1 took many by surprise, with Oppo spinning off RealMe as a separate brand for easier operations.
The RealMe 2 makes some major design changes over the RealMe 1 that make it a more attractive package overall. If you are looking to buy the RealMe 2, make sure to go through our FAQ below which should answer most of your questions surrounding the device.
RealMe 2 FAQ
Q) What are the full specifications of the RealMe 2?
A) The full specs of the RealMe 2 are as follows:
- Dimensions: 156.2 x 75.6 x 8.2 mm
- Weight: 168g
- Display: 6.2-inch Notch Full Screen, HD+ (1520 x 720), Gorilla Glass 5
- Chipset: Octa-core Snapdragon 450 clocked at 1.8GHz
- GPU: Adreno 506
- RAM: 3/4GB
- Storage: 32/64GB, dedicated microSD card slot
- Rear camera: 13MP PDAF, F/2.2 aperture, Secondary 2MP depth sensor, LED flash
- Front camera: 8MP, F/2.2 aperture, Screen Flash
- Sensors: Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Proximity, Ambient light sensor, eCompass, Fingerprint sensor
- Connectivity: LTE, Dual VoLTE, Dual-SIM, GPS, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, microUSB
- Battery: 4230mAh non-removable
- Others: Android 8.1 Oreo, ColorOS 5.1, Face Unlock
Q) What are the key features of the RealMe 1?
A) The RealMe 2’s highlight is its excellent performance and almost two-day battery life thanks to its 4230mAh battery. The diamond pattern back of the handset is also one of its highlights, though since its made of plastic, its not going to win any awards for its in-hand feeling.
Q) Is the handset water-resistant?
A) No, the RealMe 2 is not water or dust-resistant.
Q) Does the RealMe 2 suffer from overheating issues?
A) No, the RealMe 2 does not suffer from any overheating issues. Yes, it will get a bit warm while playing heavy games but that should not be a cause for concern.
Q) Is the battery of the handset removable?
A) Due to its unibody build, the battery and rear cover of the RealMe 2 is not removable.
Q) Can one turn off the notch on the RealMe 2?
A) Yes, the notch on the RealMe 2 can be turned off.
Q) Does the handset feature glass panel at the rear?
A) No. It makes use of a fiber panel. It does look premium though thanks to its diamond pattern design.
Q) What kind of SIM card slot does the phone have? Can I use two SIM cards and a microSD card at the same time?
A) The handset features a dedicated microSD card slot along with two SIM card slots. This means that you can use a microSD card along with two nano SIM cards on the phone at the same time.
Q) Is there an IR blaster on the handset?
A) No, the RealMe 2 lacks an IR blaster. This means you cannot use the phone to control other electronic devices around you.
Q) Is there face unlock on the RealMe 2?
A) Yes, there’s face unlock on the handset. And you can use it for locking apps and other system settings as well apart from just unlocking the device.
Q) What about a fingerprint scanner?
A) Unlike the RealMe 1, the RealMe 2 comes with a fingerprint scanner at its rear.
Q) Can one record calls in RealMe 2?
A) Yes, it has native call recording facility.
Q) Is there NFC on the RealMe 2?
A) No, the RealMe 2 lacks NFC.
Q) Does the RealMe 2 feature FM radio?
A) Yes, there’s FM radio on the handset.
Q) Is the display on the RealMe 2 protected by Gorilla Glass?
A) No, the 6-inch display on the handset is not protected by Gorilla Glass.
Q) Can you record slow-motion videos on the RealMe 2?
A) No, you cannot. The handset is also capable of recording Full HD videos at 30fps.
Q) Can one make native video calls on the RealMe 2 without using a third-party app?
A) No, you cannot make direct video calls on the handset. You will have to use apps like Google Duo or Skype for this.
Q) Which version of Android does the handset run on?
A) Android 8.1 Oreo.
Q) Does the RealMe 2 support LTE and VoLTe networks? Will a Reliance Jio SIM work on the phone?
A) Yes, it supports LTE and VoLTE networks. It has full support for Reliance Jio’s VoLTE network on both its SIM card slots.
Q) Is there Dual-VoLTE support on the phone?
A) Yes, the RealMe 2 has dual-VoLTE support.
Q) What about VoLTE support on AirTel’s network?
A) Not yet. But Oppo can add support for AirTel and Vodafone’s VoLTE network via an OTA update in the future.
Q) How is the camera quality of the RealMe 2’s rear camera?
A) Below average.
Q) Is there any kind of Quick Charging support on the RealMe 2?
A) Sadly, no. The RealMe 2 lacks support for any kind of fast or quick charging support.
Q) How much free storage space does one get on the handset out of the box?
A) Almost 21GB. This can be increased slightly by uninstalling some of the pre-loaded apps and bloatware.
Q) Can you uninstall or disable pre-installed apps on the handset?
A) Yes, you can uninstall or disable some pre-installed apps on the handset, but not all.
Q) Does the handset support USB OTG?
A) Yes, the handset supports USB On-The-Go. This allows you to directly connect pen drives, external hard disks and more using an adapter to the device.
Q) What’s the price of the RealMe 2?
A) The base variant of the RealMe 1 is priced at Rs 8,990, while the 4GB/64GB variant is priced at Rs 10,990.
Q) What colors are the RealMe 2 going to be available in?
A) The RealMe 2 is available in the following colors:
- Diamond Black, Diamond Red
Q) What contents do you get inside the retail box of the RealMe 1?
A) You get the phone, a 2A charger, a USB cable, SIM ejector tool, case, and some regulatory papers. Oppo has also applied a screen protector on the device out of the box.
Q) When does the RealMe 1 go on sale and where?
A) The RealMe 2 can be purchased from Flipkart. Both 3GB and 6GB RAM variants of the device are exclusively available for purchase through Flipkart. You can buy the handset from here.
What do you think about the RealMe 2? Do you plan to purchase one? Have any other questions about it? Drop a comment and we will answer them for you.