After unveiling the RealMe 2 in early September, Oppo’s new subsidiary RealMe is back with the RealMe 2 Pro. The handset launches in the competitive sub-15k price segment in India where it competes with the likes of the Redmi Note 5 Pro, Nokia 6.1 Plus, and others. If you plan on buying the RealMe 2 Pro but have some questions about it, read our FAQ below.
Our FAQ below will answer some of your common doubts surrounding the RealMe 2 Pro.
RealMe 2 Pro FAQ – Everything to Know
Q) What are the full specifications of the RealMe 2 Pro?
A) The full specs of the RealMe 2 Pro are as follows:
- Dimensions: 156.7 x 74 x 8.5 mm
- Weight: 174g
- Display: 6.3-inch Dewdrop Design, FHD+ (2340 x 1080), 2.5D curved Gorilla Glass 3, 90.8% screen-to-body ratio
- Chipset: Octa-core Snapdragon 660 AIE clocked at 1.95GHz
- GPU: Adreno 512
- RAM: 4/6/8GB
- Storage: 64/128GB, dedicated microSD card slot
- Rear camera: 16MP PDAF, F/1.7 aperture, Secondary 2MP depth sensor, LED flash
- Front camera: 16MP, F/2.0 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 5.0, microUSB
- Battery: 3500mAh non-removable
- Others: Android 8.1 Oreo, ColorOS 5.2, Face Unlock
Q) What are the key features of the RealMe 2 Pro?
A) The RealMe 2 Pro’s highlight is its almost bezel-less design and excellent performance thanks to the powerful Snapdragon 660 chipset. It is among the very few handsets launched in India to offer the Snapdragon 660 inside the 15k range.
Q) Is the handset water-resistant?
A) No, the RealMe 2 Pro is not water or dust-resistant.
Q) Does the RealMe 2 Pro suffer from overheating issues?
A) No, the RealMe 2 Pro 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 Pro is not removable.
Q) Can one turn off the notch on the RealMe 2?
A) Yes, the notch on the RealMe 2 Pro can be turned off.
Q) Does the handset feature glass panel at the rear?
A) Yes, the RealMe 2 Pro features a glass panel at the rear, unlike many other Vivo devices which feature a plastic panel.
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 Pro 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 Pro?
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) Yes, apart from face unlock, the RealMe 2 Pro also comes with a fingerprint scanner located at the rear.
Q) Can one record calls in RealMe 2 Pro?
A) Yes, it has native call recording facility.
Q) Is there NFC on the RealMe 2 Pro?
A) No, the RealMe 2 Pro lacks NFC.
Q) Does the RealMe 2 Pro feature FM radio?
A) Yes, there’s FM radio on the handset.
Q) Is the display on the RealMe 2 Pro protected by Gorilla Glass?
A) Yes, the 6.3-inch display on the handset is protected by Gorilla Glass 3.
Q) Can you record slow-motion videos on the RealMe 2?
A) Yes, you can. The handset is also capable of recording 4K videos at 30fps.
Q) Can one make native video calls on the RealMe 2 Pro 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 Pro 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 Pro 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 Pro’s rear camera?
A) It is much better than previous offerings from RealMe, though there’s still room for improvement.
Q) Is there any kind of Quick Charging support on the RealMe 2 Pro?
A) Sadly, no. The RealMe 2 Pro 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 51GB. 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 Pro?
A) RealMe is selling three different variants of the RealMe 2 Pro in India. They are priced as follows:
- RealMe 2 Pro – 4GB/64GB – Rs 13,990
- RealMe 2 Pro – 6GB/64GB – Rs 15,990
- RealMe 2 Pro – 8GB/128GB – Rs 17,990
Q) What colors are the RealMe 2 Pro going to be available in?
A) The RealMe 2 Pro is available in Blue Ocean, Black Sea, and Ice Lake colors.
Q) What contents do you get inside the retail box of the RealMe 2 Pro?
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 2 Pro go on sale and where?
A) The RealMe 2 Pro goes on sale in India from October 11. It will be exclusively available for purchase through Flipkart. You can buy the handset from here.
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