Realme launched Flagship smartphone named Realme X2 Pro. Realme X2 Pro was released in India on 4 Nov 2019. Realme X2 Pro is priced at 27,999 Indian Rupees In India @ 6GB + 128GB Base Variant.
it was Launched in 3 variants with 6GB, 8GB Ram and 128GB Storage & 12GB Ram & 256GB Variants.
Realme X2 Pro features the Snapdragon chip from Qualcomm named SD 855+ which is available on Blackshark 2 Pro, LG G8S Thinq and Note 10 US Models too. this chip is made of 10nm LPP (Low Power Plus) FinFet process. this processor is divided into 3 parts; the first part features 3 x A76 High power cores which are clocked at 2.42GHz, second part features 4 x A55 high powered cores which are clocked at 1.8GHz and Third Part consists of an A76 Single core which is clocked at 2.84GHZ. it has Adreno 640 GPU which increases its work by 20% compared to SD 845 the last Flagship processor from Qualcomm. it has an X24 LTE Modem which has Download and Uploads speeds of 2000 & 316MBPS. Coming to the AI Department it does not have Ai built in the processor, it has AI Optimizations which helps in AI Capabilities.
I will divide the review into pros & cons. let’s see quick specs of Realme X2 Pro and Jump into the review.
Realme X2 Pro Specs
- 6.5” Full HD+ 18:9 Fluid AMOLED Full-Screen Curved Display with 90Hz Refresh Rate and HDR 10+
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ CPU
- Adreno 640 GPU
- 6 / 8 / 12 GB LPDDR4X Ram
- 64 / 128 / 256 GB Internal Storage.
- Triple Camera: 64MP F/1.8, PDAF (main) + 13MP F/2.5 PDAF, 2x Optical Zoom ( Telephoto) + 8MP f/2.2 16mm, (ultrawide ) + 2MP f/2.4 (depth)
- 16MP f/2.0 MP pop-up front camera
- 4000mAH battery with 50W Super Vooc charging support
- Android 10 with Realme UI on top
- Splash Proof water and Dust resistant
- Liquid Cooling System / Stereo Speakers
- In-Display fingerprint scanner / Volte / Dual GPS
- WiFi / Bluetooth 5.0
- USB – C 3.0 / NFC / Dolby Atmos
6.5” Full HD+ Fluid AMOLED screen :
Here in Display Department, Realme X2 Pro Features an Excellent Quad HD Fluid Amoled panel Notchless Edge screen made by Samsung. the colours are vibrant and enjoyable, viewing angles are also Excellent. There are No issues & problems with screen quality. It is very bright to see in direct sunlight. there is also Support to View HDR 10+, Dolby Vision Content.
It has 90 Hz Refresh rate Display Which is good For a Realme Smartphone. We Can Adjust The Display Refresh Rate From 90 Hz to 60 Hz. by Changing Refresh rate You Can Save the battery life also.
Stereo Speaker and Headphone Jack:
In Realme X2 Pro, Realme Used the traditional Stereo Speaker System and it is Much louder and equal when Compared to Single Speaker System used in 2019 flagship Smartphones. we can see this traditional Stereo Speaker System in Realme X2 Pro Smartphone also. these speakers are supported by Dolby DTS X Sound technology (Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Atmos) tuned with 7.1 Channel which helps to get clear sound output from the mobile speaker.
Build Quality :
Realme X2 Pro is Build with a 6000 Series Aluminium Frame on the side on Back & Front of the Device Is Protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 6. it provides a good look and feels Because it is made with 6000 Series Aluminium and Glass. There are no issues of creakiness with the build quality. Realme X2 Pro well built and the bezels are shrunk down to place a 6.5″ Fluid Amoled screen. The Realme X2 Pro Very thin and it is About 8.8 mm.
In-Display Fingerprint scanner:
Realme X2 Pro Features an In-Display mounted fingerprint sensor which is present on the Bottom Front of the phone. By performance, it is fast and very accurate to recognize the fingerprint of the user. Here Oneplus included the fingerprint gestures to engage with other things to do.
Realme X2 Pro has face unlock feature. It works Nice in Normal Conditions Very Quickly and And Securely but in Night Conditions it will work 40% Screen brightness to recognize the user.
Realme X2 Pro feels A bit Heavy with 6.5″ Screen and 4000 mAh battery equipped. This Realme X2 Pro cannot be used by one hand because of very Large Display and the device is A Bit heavy. The weight balance is done well on the device though it is made Up of 6000 Series Aluminum and Glass On Front and Back of the Device.
My Realme X2 Pro lasted a Full Working day with heavy usage and at the end of the day, I had 29% of charge left in the phone which is good for a 4000 mAH Battery. We got 5 to 5.3 Hours of Sot( Screen on time) on using Mobile data which is good. you will get above 5.8hr Battery life if you use Continuously on WiFi. The ideal drain of Realme X2 Pro is very low. the 50W Wrap charging makes a difference and charges the phone in 35min which is a bit good.
Realme Ui Based On Android 10 :
Here the Realme X2 Pro comes with the Realme UI Based on Android 10. we can see Dual apps and other features in this UI Android 10. we can Also see the unnecessary apps that are wasting Ram on the phone Better To UnInstall Them. By having Colour OS we can not Expect 2 years of Android Version Upgrades and 3 years of security updates on Realme X2 Pro Which is Bad Thing.
My Realme X2 Pro managed to do day to day tasks very well. there are No issues and problems with the UI. there are no heating issues with Realme X2 Pro. It Feels a bit warm In Outdoor Conditions While Recording 4K Videos and Gaming, But From Inside it will be cool Due to Oneplus Cooling System. You can see CPU Unthrottling While Gaming.
Ram Management :
Ram Management is done very well on this Realme x2 Pro device. it features 6 / 8 / 12 GB ram variants and I did not notice any lags with the 8GB Ram device and there are no reloading of apps on this Realme X2 Pro. Multitasking experience is good.
Coming to Gaming, we played Asphalt 9 & PUBG at highest graphics setting without lags & frame drops in the game. this Snapdragon 855+ Processor is very suitable for heavy gaming. Realme X2 Pro has UFS 3.1 Storage System, with Alcarto Game Capture card we can stream & Record the Games while the 6GB model will have support up to UFS 2.1.
in Realme X2 Pro, Out of 128GB, 256GB Storage, we get 108GB & 242GB With Google Account Included. Realme X2 Pro 8GB Model Comes With UFS 3.0 a faster Storage option To transfer data, Load Apps And Games fastly.
Call Quality :
The Call quality on Realme X2 Pro is outstanding and there are no issues with cellular call quality. We have taken long calls in a day, and the other party doesn’t complain about call quality. The earpiece is present in Top Bezel Which Acts as a Stereo Speaker Too. In Realme X2 Pro the Calls are very clear through the Loudspeaker.
Coming to the Camera Department, Realme X2 Pro features a Quad Camera setup on the back of the device and a Single camera on the front of the device. they work perfectly in Realme X2 Pro. let’s divide the cameras and look at the performance of them
1. Primary Camera: the 64MP main Camera With OID is Awesome and features a Fixed Aperture of F/1.8. The daylight pictures are excellent and contain good details Which are near to natural photo. Exposure is in control with a Decent Dynamic range to take good pictures in good lighting Conditions. When the Light is More it cannot Control the Exposure and We will Get Brighter images. In low light Conditions, the images are very clear and Sharp without noise but Exposure is Not in Control and Colours In image Will be a Bit washed which is not good to see.
2. Ultra Wide Angle Camera: the 8MP ultra wide angle lens on Realme X2 Pro does a good job in good lighting conditions and features a Fixed Aperture of F/2.2. it captures a much wider picture in 108˚ field of view with good details. exposure is in not control with a good dynamic range. in low lighting conditions, the pictures from 8MP camera have lot of noise in pictures.
12MP Telephoto camera:
the 13MP main Camera is Awesome and features a Fixed Aperture of F/2.5. The Telephoto camera is Average and provides 3x Zoom in Pictures. the 3x Zoom Pictures are Good. The telephoto camera is very average in night conditions.
Depth Camera: the 2MP Depth Camera on Realme X2 Pro with F/2.4 works does a good job in Day & low lighting conditions. it captures pictures with good portrait Effect.
Video recording can be done up to 4k@60fps .the video footage has excellent Colours with good sharpness and with a bit of decent dynamic range. Stabilization is good in 4k@60fps And 1080p FHD recording Due to Optical Image Stabilization. The video quality in the low night conditions is good with good Sharpness and Decent Dynamic range
. the Telephoto Camera Makes Difference in Video Recording with 3x Lossless Zoom and noise in night time with telephoto very high.
G Cam Pictures are Comes Very Darkly But Exposure And Sharpness are in Control in Both Front and Back Cameras.
Selfie camera :
Realme X2 Pro has a 16MP pop-up selfie camera with large 1.22 μm pixel size and 80˚ field of view. it has a fixed aperture of F/2.0 the Picture quality is good and captures pictures in a Wide view in good lighting conditions.
This single camera can be used to take portraits images from the front with the Help of Artifical Intelligence.
- Premium Feel with Aluminium and Glass
- Good 90 Hz AMOLED Panel
- Power packed hardware
- Best Under Display Fingerprint sensor
- UFS 3.0 Storage Makes Difference in 8GB & 12GB Variants
- Good Battery Life
- Awesome Stereo Speakers
- Super fast Charging with 55W Charger, Full Charging in 35 Min
- Updates are very slow with Realme Ui
- 4K Video cannot be recorded with Telephoto and Ultrawide Cameras
- No Micro SD
- Exposure is Not in Control in Rear and Front Camera’s
Who can Get Realme X2 Pro SmartPhone view:
if you want a True Flagship Phone with Bright Fluid AMOLED Full HD+ screen, with Snapdragon 855+ processor and 50W Wired fast charging 16MP Front Camera, Quad Rear Camera Setup at a lower cost then you can go with Realme X2 Pro SmartPhone. If you want the Same Full-Screen Design Smartphone then
- Samsung S10e
- iPhone XR
Pixel 3A and if you want better hardware with awesome cameras Within a Higher Price Range then
Oppo Reno Ace
Redmi K20 Pro / Mi 9 Pro
ASUS Zenfone 6 can be your Alternatives to Realme X2 Pro.