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realme C2 skips the fingerprint scanner in 2019

realme C2 skips the fingerprint scanner in 2019

by Vyncent ChanApril 22, 2019
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The realme C-series is realme’s lineup of entry-level smartphones. However why would realme decide that not having a fingerprint scanner on the realme C2 baffles me. But if you can look past that, the realme C2 offers a pretty interesting upgrade from the realme C1 that came last year.

Instead of the Snapdragon 450 clocked at 1.8 GHz, we are seeing a Helio P22 clocked at 2.0 GHz. GPU performance with the new Mediatek chipset in the realme C2 may be a bit worse than the realme C1’s though. We will see up to 3GB RAM this time too, but there’s no telling if it will make it to Malaysia.

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It will also sport a smaller notch than the realme C2, and a slightly smaller 4000 mAh battery as well. The back sees a massive revamp though, with a new Diamond Cut design that features a new nanoscale composite material for a new shimmery look. Definitely way better than the realme C1’s flat glossy plastic back.

Here are the realme C2’s specifications:

realme C2 Specifications

  • Mediatek Helio P22, octa-core up to 2.0 GHz, 12nm FinFET
  • Up to 3GB RAM
  • Up to 32GB storage (expandable via microSD)
  • 6.1″ HD+ display, 89.35% screen-to-body ratio, dewdrop notch
  • 13MP f/2.2 + 2MP depth sensor
  • 5MP selfie camera
  • 4000 mAh battery
  • ColorOS 6.0 based on Android 9 Pie
  • 2GB + 16GB: INR 5999 (~RM356)
    3GB + 32GB: INR 7999 (~RM475)

The realme C2 will be available in two colors: Diamond Black and Diamond Blue.

Pokdepinion: Probably a good choice for those who are getting their first smartphone?

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Vyncent Chan
Technology enthusiast, casual gamer, pharmacy graduate. Strongly opposes proprietary standards and always on the look out for incredible bang-for-buck.

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