Realme Q2 and Q2 Pro

Realme Q2 and Q2 Pro Review, Pros and Cons – Last week, Realme launched the Q series as the most affordable 5G smartphone in the mid-range segment. Three devices revealed on the official Chinese Realme website, of which the highlight is Realme Q2 and Realme Q2 Pro. In addition to these two big shots, there is also a Q2i, which is the lite version of the base model. Now, let’s review the Realme Q2 and Q2 Pro to understand its position in the market.

Realme Q2 and Q2 Pro Review

Highlights

  1. Contemporary design is the main aspect of both models, while the screen resolution meets standards.
  2. On the camera plate, a triple port is present on the Q2, and the older brother Q2 Pro receives a quad-camera configuration with the same 16 MP selfie camera.
  3. Processing and performance will be maintained through the integrated 5G Dimensity 800U 5G chipset and will also be combined with the Mali-G57 MC3 graphics card.
  4. The starting price for the second quarter is around $ 190 (about 14,000 INR), while the Pro variant reaches $ 299 (about 21,999 INR).

Design and Display

The stunning intact design on the back panel gives an attractive appearance to the Q2 and Q2 Pro. But, the high-level material used on the Realme Q2 Pro makes the phone more stylish. On the other hand, the slim body is the result of having a smaller battery compared to the younger brother Realme Q2 which equips a light body.

The screen size of 6.5 inches, 120 Hz, IPS LCD comes in Realme Q2 and AMOLED panel of 6.4 inches, the brightness of 600 nits, screen intact in the Pro version. It is obvious that the IPS panel will receive a fingerprint reader on the side, while Super AMOLED will have the normal biometric scanner under the display.

Memory and Internal

Realme Q2 and Q2 Pro smartphone offer a simplistic representation on the home screen with the Realme UI based on Android 10 which provides an exceptional interface feel and allows for fascinating adjustments. Beneath the hood, the MediaTek Dimensity 800U 5G chipset is placed alongside the Mali-G57 MC3 graphics and the octa-core unit to deliver impressive performance along with 5G connectivity.

Realme Q2 offers 128 GB of internal storage paired with 4 GB or 6 GB of RAM. In addition, Realme Q2 Pro features an impressive 8 GB of RAM along with 128 GB and 256 GB storage options. However, Q2 Pro had no choice of secondary storage, which may not be the case, as this variant adds ample space to the internal partition.

Camera

Both have a squirrel plate and, underneath it, have the respective configurations of triple and quad cameras. The Realme Q2 has a primary lens of 48 MP, ultrawide 8 MP, and macro of 2 MP that supports video recording of up to 4K at regular fps with EIS swivel settings.

The Realme Q2 Pro, on the other hand, is an add-on of a 2MP depth lens included on the camera plate, and the rest is the same as the non-Pro variant. The 16 MP punch hole camera is installed on the screen of the Realme Q2 and the Q2 Pro, check out the Realme 7 Global and Asia smartphone review.

Battery and Others

The Realme Q2 has a Li-Po 5000 mAh battery with a 30W fast charging and the Q2 Pro equips a significantly smaller Li-Po 4300 mAh battery, but offers a 65W fast charging. Even though the Q2 does not have a higher fast charge than the Q2 Pro, 30W is subtle for ordinary users.

The sensors also provide state-of-the-art performance in their respective domains and enhance a premium feel at a high level. In addition, there are vivid color options to choose from, as the Realme Q2 arrives in blue and violet. As for the Q2 Pro, it appears to sport rainbow and white.

Realme Q2 and Q2 Pro Pros and Cons

Realme Q2 and Q2 Pro Specifications Detail

Down below you can see the full specifications of the Realme Q2 and Q2 Pro smartphone.

SpecificationsRealme Q2Realme Q2 Pro
Network2G, 3G, 4G, 5GSame
AnnouncedOctober 2020Same
Weight194 g175 g
SIMDual SIMSame
Dimensions6.39 x 2.96 x 0.36 inches6.33 x 2.93 x 0.32 inches
Size6.5 inches6.4 inches
DisplayIPS LCD touchscreen
120Hz
405 PPI
Super AMOLED touchscreen
600 nits brightness
411 PPI
Resolution1080 x 2400 pixelsSame
ProtectionNoCorning glass
OSAndroid 10, Realme UISame
Chipset7 nm – MediaTek Dimensity 800U 5GSame
CPUOcta-core
2×2.4 GHz Cortex-A76
6×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55
Same
GPUMali-G57 MC3Same
Card slotYesNo
RAM4GB, 6GB8GB
Internal128GB
UFS 2.1
128GB, 256GB
UFS 2.1
Camera48MP, 8MP, 2MP48MP, 8MP, 2MP, 2MP
Selfie16MPSame
LoudspeakerYesSame
3.5 mm jackYesNo
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band
Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Same
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, LE5.1, A2DP, LE
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
GALILEO, BDS
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
GALILEO, QZSS, BDS
RadioNoSame
USBUSB Type-C 2.0
USB On-The-Go
USB Type-C 2.0
SensorsSide mounted Fingerprint, accelerometer
gyro, proximity, compass
Under Display Fingerprint, accelerometer
gyro, proximity, compass
BatteryLi-Po 5000 mAh battery
Fast charging 30W
Li-Po 4300 mAh battery
Fast charging 65W
ColorsBlue, VioletRainbow, White
Expected Price$190 (14,000 INR)$299 (21,999 INR)

Realme Q2 and Q2 Pro Pros and Cons

Down below you can see the list of pros and cons (advantages and disadvantages) of the Realme Q2 and Q2 Pro smartphone.

Pros

  1. Large battery and decent fast charging support
  2. Exceptional performance statistics
  3. 5G connectivity
  4. Fair prices according to specifications
  5. Fabulous camera experience
  6. 4K videos with EIS swivel
  7. Q2 Pro comes with gorilla glass protection
  8. Q2 Pro has a Super AMOLED screen with an under-display fingerprint

Cons

  1. Q2 Pro did not have a 3.5 mm connector.
  2. Q2 Pro also lacked secondary storage support.
  3. Without gorilla glass protection in Q2.
  4. No wireless charging support.
  5. Q2 pro USB On-The-Go not available.

Conclusion

In addition to the design and the processing unit, the Realme Q2 and Q2 Pro phones are quite different. They can be easily classified according to body material, internal storage, camera specifications, battery, and especially by colors. On the other hand, the Q2 falls on the budget side, and the Q2 Pro is more like a standard medium-range device.

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