Whereas we’re just about carried out with all the most important flagship smartphone bulletins for 2019, the mid-range and funds segments proceed see new cellphone launches within the lead-up to the following massive vacation season in December. After its latest debut in China, Realme has introduced the Realme X2 Professional to India. That is the corporate’s first cellphone with a ‘true’ flagship processor, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+, which makes it its most premium providing but.
Up to now, Realme has established a consolation zone within the sub-Rs. 20,000 phase, however with the Realme X2 Professional, it is entering into the premium phase, the place manufacturers equivalent to OnePlus and Asus have dominated for some time. The Realme X2 Professional appears spectacular on paper, that includes issues equivalent to vapour cooling, a tactile linear motor for haptic suggestions, stereo audio system, a 90Hz show, and intensely quick charging. We have been utilizing the Realme X2 Professional for just a few days, and here is what we give it some thought to this point.
The Realme X2 Professional is definitely distinguishable from the remainder of the corporate’s lineup due to the centre-mounted digicam strip and the brand new place of the Realme emblem at the again. This cellphone is obtainable in a barely totally different color than what we have see earlier than, referred to as Neptune Blue, although you can additionally choose the extra acquainted Lunar White possibility.
Construct high quality is superb and the Realme X2 Professional feels very premium. There’s Gorilla Glass on the back and front of this cellphone. As for the brand new placement of the emblem, it did look somewhat odd at first however we guess it is only a matter of getting used to it. Contemplating how smartphones look so related as of late, a emblem this distinguished is certain to face out, which may very well be one of many causes for this design change.
One of many issues we seen in ColorOS on this cellphone is a darkish mode. This is currenlty listed as a ‘labs’ function, however to this point, it appears to work fairly effectively. Not solely does it add a darkish pores and skin to Android’s menus however you may also select which third-party apps it impacts. We’ll must dig a bit additional to see what different visible and purposeful tweaks Realme has added, so you should definitely take a look at our full assessment of the Realme X2 Professional very quickly.
We have solely been utilizing this cellphone for a few days now, and to this point, the Realme X2 Professional has been fairly comfy to make use of. It’s kind of on the bigger facet and a tad heavy at slightly below 200g, however these items aren’t too noticeable after a day or so. The glass again is vulnerable to selecting up smudges and fingerprints however you can use the bundled case to keep away from this. We discovered the buttons on both facet to be positioned ergonomically.
By way of battery life, the X2 Professional has a 4000mAh capability. Certainly one of its greatest promoting factors is that you just get a 50W Tremendous VOOC charger within the field, which Realme claims ought to have the ability to absolutely cost the battery from zero in solely 35 minutes. This sounds very spectacular, and we’ll positively be placing it to the check quickly. The excellent news is that the Realme X2 Professional additionally helps extra widespread quick charging requirements equivalent to Qualcomm’s Fast Cost and USB Sort-C Energy Supply (PD) so you may nonetheless have the ability to shortly high up the battery, even with out the bundled charger.
A premium smartphone would not be full with no strong set of cameras, and the X2 Professional checks these containers too. It borrows the 64-megapixel main sensor from the Realme XT (Assessment), which has already confirmed to be excellent for stills. Realme has ditched a devoted 2-megapixel macro digicam in favour of a 13-megapixel telephoto digicam, which was a sensible selection when you ask us. Tremendous macro duties are actually carried out by the 8-megapixel wide-angle sensor, which will get autofocus and can be used to file video. There’s an ‘Extremely Regular’ stabilisation mode for video too, which we’re keen to check. Lastly, there is a 2-megapixel depth sensor to assist with portrait photographs.
A few of the preliminary samples we shot confirmed loads of promise. Photos appeared to pack in excellent element with good color saturation. Low-light photographs regarded sharp and comparatively noise-free. Realme has expanded its Nightscape capturing mode too, and it now works with the 16-megapixel selfie digicam. There’s fairly a bit to unpack right here, so you should definitely verify our full assessment for in-depth evaluation of the Realme X2 Professional’s cameras.