The Realme XT (review) was launched in India on September 13th. At the event, the company confirmed that it will be launching the more powerful Realme XT 730G gaming-centric phone in the country in December. The same handset has gone official as the Realme X2 in China today. The major highlight of the phone is that it is equipped with a 64-megapixel quad camera system. It differs from the Realme XT mainly thanks to the Snapdragon 730G and 30W VOOC 4.0 Flash Charge technology.
Realme X2 Specifications and Features
The Realme X2 comes with a Hyperbola 3D glass rear that is shielded by Gorilla Glass 5. The 6.4-inch S-AMOLED display that has a waterdrop notch is also protected by Gorilla Glass 5. It features full HD+ resolution of 1,080 x 2,340 pixels and a tall aspect ratio of 19.5:9. Physically, the handset is identical to the Realme XT. The dimensions of the Realme X2 are 158.7 x 75.2 x 8.6mm and it weighs 182 grams.
Instead of the Snapdragon 712 chipset available on the Realme XT, the Realme X2 is powered by the Snapdragon 730G. It is the same SoC that powers the likes of Xiaomi Redmi K20 and OPPO Reno2. The device comes in 6GB and 8GB LDDDR4X RAM variants, while its storage options are 64GB, 128GB and 256GB. The 256GB variant of the phone is not yet available for purchase in China.
The quad camera setup of the Realme X2 has Samsung’s GW1 64-megapixel primary lens with f/1.8 aperture, a 119-degree 8-megapixel ultrawide lens with f/2.25 aperture, a 2-megapixel macro lens with a focal length of 4cm and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. The phone supports 1080p and 720p video shooting at 60fps and 4K video recording at 30fps. The handset features an f/2.0 32-megapixel selfie camera, compared to the 16MP shooter on the Realme XT. The front and rear cameras are both equipped with EIS.
ColorOS 6 based on Android 9 Pie OS handles the software on the Realme X2. For gamers, the handset comes with Game Space for managing gaming apps and Game Assistant for enhancing the gaming experience. The handset is also equipped with Frame Boost 2.0 and Touch Boost 2.0 for lag-free performance. The handset houses a 4,000mAh battery that supports 30W VOOC 4.0 fast charging through USB Type-C. The other features of the phone include Dolby Atmos and Hi-Res audio support, a 3.5mm audio jack, dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS and NFC.
Realme X2 Price and Availability
The Realme X2 has arrived in two variants in China. The 6GB + 64GB version costs 1,599 Yuan (~Rs 15,900) whereas the higher 8GB + 128GB model is priced at 1,899 Yuan (~Rs. 18,900). The smartphone is now available for pre-order in China and its first sale will be held on September 27th. The phone comes in two colour variants, Star Map Blue and Silver Wing White.