Fresh from their regional Jakarta debut, OPPO’s spinoff brand Realme has just announced the official launch of three of their latest smartphones in Malaysia, all of which were also made a debut at the regional launch. Launched in Malaysia today was the flagship Realme 2 Pro, the mainstream Realme and the entry level Realme C1.
The entry level Realme C1 has a plastic faux glass chassis that crams in a 6.2-inch, 1,520 x 720 pixel resolution touchscreen. The hardware is modestly pedestrian with it integrating a Snapdragon 450 1.8GHz octacore processor, 2GB RAM and 16GB of expandable storage. The rear is taken up by a 13-MP f/2.2 camera while the front has a 2-MP f/2.4 selfie camera. Keeping it powered is a non-removable 4,230mAh battery. The Realme C1 retails for RM449 in your choice of either blue or black.
The mainline Realme 2 which we previewed a while back will be making its official appearance. For your money, it comes with a 6.2-inch notched LCD display with 1,520 x 720 pixel resolution, a Snapdragon 450 processor much like the Realme C1 along with a similar camera setup but upguns the storage your choice of either a 3GB RAM/32GB storage variant or a better equipped 4GB RAM/64GB storage variant. The 3GB RAM/32GB Realme 2 retails for RM599 while the 4GB RAM/64GB Realme 2 retails for RM699 with both coming in your choice of Diamond Black, Diamond Red and Diamond Blue.
Realme 2 Pro
Last but not least, the Realme 2 Pro features the best hardware that the brand has to offer. It comes with a 6.3-inch, 2,340 x 1080 pixel resolution screen with a tiny teardrop shaped notch up top, a Snapdragon 660 processor as well as a better front and rear camera. The back integrates a dual camera array with a primary 16-MP f/1.7 camera paired up with a 2-MP for depth detail while the front has a 16-MP f/2.0 for selfie duties. Powering the phone is a 3,500mAh battery. What makes the Realme 2 Pro unique is that it comes in not one, but three possible storage configurations a 4GB RAM/64GB storage for RM849, 6GB RAM/64GB storage for RM949 and a massive 8GB RAM/128GB storage variant for RM1,099. All three variants are available in a shade of Black Sea or Ice Lake.
For a limited time only, Shopee is offering special promotional prices for the Realme 2 Pro on account of their upcoming Shopee 11.11 Big Sale with the 4GB RAM/64GB coming at a discounted RM799 (down from RM849), the 6GB RAM/ 64GB at RM899 (down from RM949) and the 8GB RAM/128GB at RM999 (down from RM1,099).
In terms of availability, the Realme 2 Pro will be available exclusively online on Shopee while the Realme 2 will be available from 24 November onwards at selected retail outlets nationwide. The Realme C1 will be available exclusively on Lazada Malaysia from 22 November. For more details swing by www.realme.com