Realme show up in Madrid with a trio that isn’t completely new. The Realme 5 Pro that we have already had the pleasure of meeting and reviewing. Now he is finally landing in Europe. However, the X2 and X2 Pro are the real stars of the event.
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Realme 5 Pro
The Realme 5 Pro isn’t exactly new, but it’s finally making its debut in the European market. It has a 6.3-inch Full-HD + IPS display with a dewdrop-shaped notch and a Snapdragon 712 processor supported by 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of UFS2.1 internal storage. . He has already convinced us in terms of performance. The 4,045mAh battery delivers average battery life, and for a whole day you can be sure Realme 5 Pro will keep you company.
The camera experience relies on a quad rear camera and a single front sensor:
- 48-megapixel main sensor (IMX586) with Quad Bayer filter, f / 1.79 aperture
- 8-megapixel ultra-wide angle, f / 2.25 and 1.12 µm aperture
- 2 megapixel ToF (called Portrait by Realme), f / 2.4 and 1.75 µm aperture
- 2 megapixel optical sensor for 4 cm macro focus
- 16 megapixel front camera (f / 2.0 1.0 µm).
To learn more about how Realme 5 Pro works on a daily basis, check out our review:
Technical specifications of Realme 5 Pro
|157 x 74.2 x 8.9 mm|
|2340 x 1080 pixels (409 ppi)|
|9 – Pie|
|Qualcomm Snapdragon 712|
|LTE, dual SIM|
Realme X2 Pro
It is the true flagship of the Realme brand. The X2 Pro arrives in Europe with a technical sheet that has nothing to envy to other high-end smartphones already on the market. Realme also focuses on a large 6.5-inch Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels designed to optimize the multimedia experience, including games, that does not forgo a 90Hz refresh date.
The Snapdragon 855 Plus is included with 6/8/12 GB of RAM and a 4000 mAh battery supported by SuperVOOC 50W fast charging. The photos are taken by the quad camera on the back plus a front sensor:
- Samsung ISOCELL GW1 64-megapixel f / 1.8 sensor that focuses on optimizing photos in low-light conditions
- 8-megapixel f / 2.2 wide-angle sensor with 115-degree viewing angle and super macro (2.5cm) support
- 13-megapixel f / 2.5 telephoto lens with 20x hybrid zoom
- 2 megapixel f / 2.4 sensor dedicated to portrait mode
- 16M-megapixel f / 2.0 Fron sensor with AI support
Technical specifications of Realme X2 Pro
|161 x 75.7 x 8.7 mm|
|2400 x 1080 pixels (405 ppi)|
|9 – Pie|
|8 GB6 GB12 GB|
|128 GB64 GB256 GB|
|Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus|
|HSPA, LTE, NFC, dual SIM, Bluetooth 5.0|
The Realme X2, compared to the Pro version, incorporates a smaller 6.4-inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 2340 × 1080 pixels, resulting in 402 ppi. It’s not a flagship, and you can also see it from the integrated chip, the Snapdragon 730G supported by 6/8 GB of RAM. The smartphone has a 4000 mAh battery supported by the 30W VOOC Flash Charge 4.0 fast charge. The photographic section includes:
- Samsung ISOCELL GW1 64 megapixel f / 1.8 sensor
- 8-megapixel f / 2.2 f / 2.25 wide-angle sensor
- 2 megapixel / 1.75 µm sensor for f / 2.4 macro functionality
- 2 megapixel / 1.75 µm sensor for f / 2.4 portraits
- 32 megapixel / 0.8 µm f / 2.0 sensor
As on the Realme X2 Pro, also on the X2 we find Android 9 Pie and ColorOS version 6.1. Supported features include an integrated fingerprint reader below the display, dual SIM support, NFC, Dolby Atmos sound, and a mode for undisturbed gaming. On the non-Pro model, however, there is no 90Hz refresh rate.
Availability and prices
The Realme 5 Pro, Realme X2 and X2 Pro are finally officially available in Europe, more precisely in Italy, Spain, France and Great Britain. All three models offer excellent value for money:
- Realme 5 Pro: 199 € (4 GB / 128 GB), 249 € (8 GB / 128 GB) from October 18
- Realme X2: € 299 (8 GB / 128 GB) from October 19
- Realme X2 Pro: 399 € (6 GB / 64 GB), 449 € (8 GB / 128 GB), 499 € (12 GB / 256 GB) from the beginning of November
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You can buy the new Relame phones from Amazon, eBay, and Realme.com.
What do you think of Realme’s arrival in Europe?