The Realme C2 Smartphone – Everything You Need To Know!

There is a new Entry-Level King in town – the Realme C2 smartphone! Here is everything you need to know about the latest entry-level smartphone from Realme!

The Realme C2 Smartphone - Everything You Need To Know!

 

The Realme C2 Smartphone

The Realme C2 is an evolutionary upgrade of the Realme C1, which decimated the entry-level market last year.

Dewdrop Display

The Realme C1 had a 6.2-inch notched display. The Realme C2 comes with a 6.1-inch dewdrop display, with a slightly wider resolution of 720 x 1520 pixels and aspect ratio of 19.5:9

Faster 12 nm Mobile SoC

The Realme C2 runs on a faster MediaTek Helio P22 mobile SoC. More importantly, the Helio P22 was built on the 12 nm process technology, which makes it more power-efficient.

Smudge-Free Chassis

Realme maintained the same diamond-cut chassis design, but upgraded it with a smudge-free treatment. It is offered in the same two colours – Black and Blue.

Realme C2 colour options

Smaller Battery

Thanks to its more power-efficient SoC, the Realme 2 comes with a slightly smaller 4,000 mAh battery.

Front + Rear Cameras

The Realme C2 maintains the same 5 MP front camera, as well as the 13 MP + 2 MP dual-lens camera in the back.

 

Realme C2 Specifications Compared

In this table, we compare the specifications of the Realme C2 against the Realme C1.

SpecificationsRealme C2Realme C1
Display6.1-inch dewdrop display
- 720 x 1560 pixels
- 89.35% screen ratio
6.2-inch notch display
- 720 x 1520 pixels
ProtectionCorning Gorilla GlassNA
Operating SystemAndroid 9.0 Pie with ColorOS 6.0Android 8.1 with ColorOS 5.1
PlatformMediaTek Helio P22 (MT6762)Qualcomm Snapdragon 450
Processor8 x ARM Cortex-A53 cores (Up to 2.0 GHz)8 x ARM Cortex A53 cores (up to 1.8 GHz)
Graphics ProcessorPowerVR GE8320 (650 MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 506
Memory2 GB / 3 GB LPDDR4x memory2 GB LPDDR3 memory
Storage16 GB / 32 GB
microSD card slot (up to 256 GB)
16 GB internal flash storage
microSD card (up to 256 GB)
Front Camera5 MP sensor5 MP sensor with f/2.2 lens
Rear Cameras13 MP camera with f/2.2 aperture
2 MP depth sensor
- single LED flash
13 MP image sensor with f/2.2 lens
2 MP depth sensor with f/2.4 lens
Network CapabilityLTE Cat4
- up to 150 Mbps DL
- up to 50 Mbps UL
LTE Cat4
- up to 150 Mbps DL
- up to 50 Mbps UL
SIM Support2 x nano SIM cards
Dual SIM, Dual Standby capable
2 x nano SIM cards
Dual SIM, Dual Standby capable
ConnectivityWiFi : 802.11b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.1
USB : micro USB 2.0
Audio : 3.5 mm port
WiFi : 802.11b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.1
USB : micro USB 2.0
Audio : 3.5 mm port
Fingerprint SensorNoNo
Other SensorsGyroscope, Accelerometer, Proximity, Gravity, Ambient LightLight Sensor, G-sensor, Acceleration sensor,
Magnetic induction, Proximity Sensor
Battery4,000 mAh lithium-ion battery4,230 mAh lithium-ion battery
Dimensions73.7 mm wide
154.3 mm tall
8.5 mm thick
75.6 mm wide
156.2 mm tall
8.2 mm thick
Weight166 grams168 g
Colour OptionsDiamond Black / Diamond BlueElectric Blue / Electric Black

 

Realme C2 Price + Availability

The Realme C2 comes in two variants, at these price points :

  • 2 GB + 16 GB : RM 429 / ~US$103 / ~£80 / ~€92
  • 3 GB + 32 GB : RM 499 / ~US$120 / ~£93 / ~€107

It will be available for sale starting 18 May 2019 in stores across Malaysia.

Online, the first sale will only kick off on 21 May 2019 exclusively on Shopee.

 

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