Oppo Realme 2 Pro REVIEW: It Is The Best Smartphone Under $200!

Oppo Realme 2 Pro REVIEW: It Is The Best Smartphone Under $200!

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Oppo Realme 2 Pro REVIEW: It Is The Best Smartphone Under $200!

Realme is a new brand from the Chinese manufacturer Oppo. The first smartphone Oppo Realme 1 was quite popular in India. For only summer the young company sold 1 million devices, which is very good result. Also we should note that after the release of Realme 1, the sales of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro fell significantly. Now it’s clear that Realme from OPPO is competitor to Redmi series from Xiaomi.

Some days ago OPPO released new smartphone with stunning specifications and features. It comes with Snapdragon 660 chipset, 6.3-inch Full HD display and 16MP camera.

Oppo Realme 2 Pro Review: a new smartphone from the subbrand Oppo

Oppo Realme 2 Pro and Oppo Realme 2: Specifications

Realme 2Realme 2 Pro
  • Screen: IPS, 6.2-inch diagonal, 720×1520 pix
  • Housing material: plastic, metal
  • Colors: black, blue, red
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 450, eight cores, 1.8 GHz
  • Graphics Accelerator: Adreno 506, frequency 650 MHz
  • RAM: 3/4 GB
  • ROM: 32/64 GB + memory card
  • Antutu: 50,000
  • Main camera: 13 + 2 Mp, the aperture of the main module – f / 2.2
  • Front camera: 8 megapixels, aperture – f / 2.2
  • Bluetooth: 4.2
  • USB: 2.0, Micro USB
  • Headphone jack: yes
  • Battery: 4230 mAh
  • Dimensions and weight of the device: 75.6×156.2×8.2 mm, 168 g
  • OS: ColorOS 5.1 (based on Android 8.1 Oreo)
  • Screen: IPS, 6.28-inch diagonal, 1080×2280 pix
  • Case material: glass, metal
  • Colors: black, blue, red
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 660, eight cores, 2.2 GHz
  • Graphics Accelerator: Adreno 512, frequency 850 MHz
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • ROM: 128 GB + memory card
  • Antutu: 140,000
  • Main camera: 16 + 5 Mp, main module aperture – f / 2.0
  • Front camera: 8 megapixels, aperture – f / 2.0
  • Bluetooth: 5.0
  • USB: 2.0, Micro USB
  • Headphone jack: yes
  • Battery: 3400 mAh
  • Dimensions and weight of the device: 75x155x7.5 mm, 175 g
  • OS: ColorOS 5.1 (based on Android 8.1 Oreo)

Oppo Realme 2 Pro: Performance

If you look at specifications of both smartphones, then you can notice a big improvement in performance. Oppo Realme 2 scores about 50 000 points in AnTuTu, while Oppo Realme 2 Pro has 140 000 points in AnTuTu. It is really big difference, do you agree?

Snapdragon 660 is a relatively new processor from Qualcomm, which is designed for mid-range devices. This eight-core chipset consists of one cluster: four Kryo 260 cores with a frequency of 2.2 GHz and four cores of energy-efficient Kryo 260 with a frequency of 1.8 GHz. The graphics processor is Adreno 512. Also it has LTE-modem Snapdragon X12 with download speed of 600 mbit/s.

Oppo Realme 2 Pro Review: a new smartphone from the subbrand Oppo

In general, the processor is very good. It is much better than Snapdragon 450 used in Oppo Realme 2. In addition, Oppo Realme 2 Pro is available in version with 8GB of RAM.

Realme 2 Pro supports NFC and Bluetooth 5.0. The battery of new smartphone is standard. It has a capacity of 3400 mAh. The fast charging is supported. Realme 2 Pro runs on latest version of Android 8.1 with ColorOS 5.1 user interface.

Oppo Realme 2 Pro: Display

Oppo Realme 2 Pro Review: a new smartphone from the subbrand Oppo

Another big difference between the previous model and Realme 2 Pro is the screen. Yes, they are almost identical in size (Pro version is 0.8 inches larger) and other specifications, but the difference is in resolution: Oppo Realme 2 Pro is FullHD+, while Oppo Realme 2 has FullView. The difference is noticeable, although IPS panel is the same.

Oppo Realme 2 Pro: Design

Oppo Realme 2 Pro Review: a new smartphone from the subbrand Oppo

The new smartphone has very interesting design. Oppo Realme 2 Pro doesn’t have a “notch” above the display, and it is replaced by a “droplet” – a semicircle on the front side of the smartphone. It houses front camera along with all the necessary sensors. This solution looks fresh and practical. First, the “droplet” has not bothered anyone, and secondly, it is trite less than the rectangle introduced by Apple last year. The main material of new phone is glass. On side faces of Oppo Realme 2 Pro you can find a metal frame.

Oppo Realme 2 Pro Review: a new smartphone from the subbrand Oppo

On the back of the smartphone there is dual camera and classic round fingerprint scanner. The smartphone will be available in several color options: black, gray, red, blue.

Oppo Realme 2 Pro: Camera

Oppo Realme 2 Pro Review: a new smartphone from the subbrand Oppo

We have talked about display and performance, but what about camera of Realme 2 Pro. It is really interesting theme, because there is dual 16MP main sensor (f/2.0) + 5MP seconadary sensor (f/2.4). It makes very good photos.

The special attention should be paid to the front camera of Realme 2 Pro. It looks very promising because of 8-megapixel sensor with AI functions. The camera is able to blur the background of your selfies.

Oppo Realme 2 Pro Review: a new smartphone from the subbrand Oppo

Oppo Realme 2 Pro: Comparison

Realme 2 ProXiaomi Mi A2Nokia 7 PlusMeizu 15
  • Screen: diagonal 6.28″, 1080×2280 pixels, 401 pixels / inch (Gorilla Glass 3)
  • Processor: Snapdragon 660, 8 cores, 2.2 GHz
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • ROM: 128 GB
  • Main camera: 16 + 5 Mp
  • Front: 8MP
  • Battery: 3400 mAh
  • OS Version: Android 8.1 Oreo
  • Price: $ 210
  • Screen: a diagonal of 5.99″, 1080×2160 pixels, 403 pixels / inch (Gorilla Glass 3)
  • Processor: Snapdragon 660, 8 cores, 2.2 GHz
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • ROM: 128 GB
  • Main camera: 12 + 20 Mp
  • Front: 20 MP
  • Battery: 3010 mAh
  • OS Version: Android 8.1 Oreo
  • Price: $ 170
  • Screen: diagonal 6″, 1080×2160 pixels, 402 pixels / inch (Gorilla Glass 3)
  • Processor: Snapdragon 660, 8 cores, 2.2 GHz
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • ROM: 64 GB
  • Main camera: 12 + 13 Mp
  • Front: 14 MP
  • Battery: 3800 mAh
  • OS Version: Android 8.1 Oreo
  • Price: $ 310
  • Screen: diagonal 5.46″, 1080×1920 pixels, 403 pixels / inch (Gorilla Glass 4)
  • Processor: Snapdragon 660, 8 cores, 2.2 GHz
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • ROM: 64 GB
  • Main camera: 12 + 20 Mp
  • Front: 20 MP
  • Battery: 3000 mAh
  • OS Version: Android 8.1 Oreo
  • Price: $ 380

Oppo Realme 2 Pro Review: a new smartphone from the subbrand Oppo

Above you can see comparison tablet of Realme 2 Pro, Xiaomi Mi A2, Nokia 7 Plus and Meizu 15. As you can see, Realme 2 Pro wins competition from Nokia 7 Plus and Meizu 15. However, there is another serious competitor from Xiaomi. Mi A2 runs on stock Android, and Xiaomi has very good reputation.

Oppo Realme 2 Pro: Price

Oppo Realme 2 Pro Review: a new smartphone from the subbrand Oppo

We already know the price of new smartphone. The official presentation of Oppo Realme 2 Pro was on September 26. At the start of sales Realmi 2 Pro will cost $210 for the basic model. We are really impressed by specifications/price ratio.

Pros:

  • Excellent value
  • Powerful processor
  • 8GB of RAM

Cons:

  • Micro USB port
  • Standard design

Realme 2 Pro Review Video

Source: gsmarena