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Realme Officially Enters The Malaysian Smartphone Market — Affordable Smartphones Anyone?

Realme Officially Enters The Malaysian Smartphone Market — Affordable Smartphones Anyone?

by Raja IdrisNovember 7, 2018
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Realme has officially entered the smartphone market here in Malaysia today, with the launch of the new Realme 2, Realme 2 Pro, and the Realme C1 smartphones.

Realme 2, Realme 2 Pro, Realme C1 Officially In Malaysia

With the launch of the three devices, Realme has offered somewhat a refreshing options to choose from now. Targeted for the youth, there’s choices to fit consumer needs.

Realme 2

The Realme 2 comes with a 6.2-inch 19:9 ratio display and features a 2.5D nanoscale composite material at the back that creates a diamond-like effect of light and shadow. It packs a Snapdragon 450 octa-core processor and a big 4230mAh battery under the hood.

Besides that, it comes in two storage options; 3GB+32GB and 4GB+64GB. Its rear camera consists of a dual 13MP+2MP setup and on the front, it sports a 8MP selfie shooter.

The Realme 2 is available in two color variations; Diamond Red and Diamond Black. You can get it at RM599 for the 3GB variant and RM699 for the 4GB option.

Realme 2 Pro

On the other hand, there’s the Realme 2 Pro, it represents in being the brand’s flagship smartphone. It carries a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660AIE chipset. Running on Color OS 5.2 (based on Android 8.1), the Realme 2 Pro comes with a 6.3-inch full dewdrop screen. It’s back cover has a sectional lamination of 15 atomic layers, delivering a crystal-like dewdrop feeling.

In terms of memory, it offers up to 8GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage. For its cameras, it comes with a dual 16MP+2MP rear cameras, which the primary lens is equipped with an IMX398 sensor. For selfies, it uses a 16MP front camera for you to utilize. Other than that, it comes with a 3,500mAh battery.

Available in Black Sea and Ice Lake colors, here are the special prices for the variations of the Realme 2 Pro that you can get on Shopee’s 11.11 Big Sale;

  • 4GB RAM + 64GB internal storage – RM799 (RM849 original retail price)
  • 6GB RAM + 64GB internal storage – RM899 (RM949 original retail price)
  • 8GB RAM + 128GB internal storage – RM999 (RM1099 original retail price)

Realme C1

Last but not least on the list is the Realme C1. The phone acts as an entry-level device by the company. It offers a Snapdragon 450 chipset and it comes with 2GB RAM paired up with 16GB of internal storage.

It features a 6.2-inch display with a Full HD 1080p and a screen-to-body-ratio of 88.8%. Under the hood, it packs a 4230mAh battery that they’ve said to allow up to 10 hours of gaming.

Camera setup includes a dual 13MP+2MP rear camera, a 5MP selfie shooter. Being an entry-level smartphone, you can get the Realme C1 at an affordable RM399 on lazada during the 22nd November till 22nd December (original retail price is RM449) and it comes in Navy Blue and Mirror Black.

Pokdepinion: Personally, I am liking the Ice Lake on the Realme 2 Pro. It looks unique. Other than that, I think that they’ve priced their devices really well where beforehand I wondered on how will they do it. Well, now I know the answer to that.



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Raja Idris
The name's King, Kingky King. Likes to keep it simple and straightforward. A person who games regardless of what platform. Need value for money performance? Get AMD.

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