New Smartphone Brand Realme Is So Affordable, You Would Not Believe How Much It Costs

Smartphones are like a third hand in this century. Almost everybody owns one and going out without it makes you feel rather incomplete. Not everyone, however, can afford a smartphone.

Realme 2 Pro

Well, thanks to Realme – a brand new smartphone brand based in Shenzhen, China, you may afford to buy one. The most basic phone, Realme C1, starts at RM449 with 2GB RAM and 16GB storage which comes equipped with mega display (15.8 cm [6.2”]) Notch Full Screen, 88.8% screen-to-body ratio and immersive bezel-less display, providing a 17% larger view for gaming and multitasking.

Realme C1

With our lives depending so much on our phones, a good battery life is essential. The Realme C1 carries a massive 4230mAh battery that is paired with AI Power Master, a power saving technology which will suspend inactive apps to ensure your phone lasts all day. Other attractive features include AI-powered dual rear camera (13MP + 2MP) with impressive bokeh shots, portrait mode and AI beauty selfies with varying beautification levels that will have you looking flawless with one swipe.

Designed with today’s youth in mind, Realme answers to the millennials’ calling for the trendiest and most innovative gadget through its “Power Meets Style” making. Entering the Malaysia market together with Realme C1 are Realme 2 and Realme 2 Pro, priced at RM599 (3GB RAM + 32GB ROM) and RM849 (4GB RAM + 64GB ROM), respectively.

An upgrade from Realme C1, the Realme 2 features a sleek diamond-cutting design with the illusion of a deepened space achieved via 2.5D glass-like material, 6.2-inch (15.8cm) super-view notch full screen, 4230mAh high-capacity battery, AI power master, 13MP+2MP rear dual camera, 8MP front camera, AI beauty feature as well as AI face recognition unlock, top-speed fingerprint unlock and smart lock.

The Realme 2 has a pre-installed “Sticker” mode that comes with tons of cute selfie stickers
Realme 2 in Diamond Red

The Realme 2 Pro, on the other hand, takes on a crytal-esque dewdrop aesthetic with 6.3-inch FHD screen made from Corning Gorilla glass that expands to a huge 90.8% screen ratio, carries a Snapdragon 660AIE processor with ‘magic’ CPU that allows users to operate multiple feature on low power consumption mode and comes with a built-in game space that automatically starts in the background after a game is loaded.

From left to right: Kenneth Khor, Head of Mobile at Lazada Malaysia; Mr. Goh Thiah Liang, Country Manager of Qualcomm International, KC Har, Product Manager of Realme Malaysia; Tiffany Teh, Brand Manager of Realme Malaysia; Calvin Teng, Category Manager, Business Development of Shopee Malaysia at the official launch of Realme in Glasshouse, Seputeh yesterday

To mark its debut in Malaysia, Realme is collaborating with e-commerce websites Shopee and Lazada to provide exclusive offers that will commence with Shopee’s 11.11 Big Sale. Realme 2 Pro will be sold at discounted price of RM 799 (4GB RAM + 64GB), RM 899 (6GB RAM + 64GB), and RM 999 (8GB RAM + 128GB ROM) on Shopee while the Realme C1 will be available on Lazada Malaysia with a special price of RM399 (previous price RM449) from 22nd November to 22nd December.

The Realme 2 Pro will be available at 00:00 on 11th November on Shopee while the Realme 2 will be sold at selected retail outlets such as Vivid, Mobile to go, Seven mobile, DirectD and many more starting 24th November 2018.

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