Realme 2 Pro: 5 Reasons the Oppo Sub-branded Phone Can Surpass Xiaomi’s Upcoming Redmi Note 6 Pro

Xiaomi is releasing the Redmi Note 6 Pro soon in India, but it already poses a big challenge from the Oppo branded Realme 2 Pro.

Realme 2 Pro vs Redmi Note 6 Pro

Xiaomi will soon be releasing the Redmi Note 6 Pro in India, which is the successor to the Redmi Note 5 Pro. However, there is a very good contender from Oppo’s closet that is already winning hearts and raiding wallets all over India. The Oppo sub-branded Realme 2 Pro is an amazing mid-range smartphone, with value for money written all over.

The Realme 2 Pro has similar specifications and very well-priced, and poses a big threat to the Redmi Note 6 Pro. In this post, we are going to give you 5 reasons why the Realme 2 Pro will do better than the Xiaomi phone. Realme has been doing very well in India, bringing well designed and feature-rich smartphone, in an affordable package.

Realme 2 Pro vs Redmi Note 6 Pro: Design

Design is important to a lot of customers, and the Realme 2 Pro looks better than the Redmi Note 6 Pro. Although, it has a polycarbonate body, the colors on the phone are much more aesthetic. The phone is available in Black, Deep Blue, and Light Blue.

On the other hand, the Redmi Note 6 Pro from Xiaomi, features a similar design as the Note 5 Pro. It features an all aluminium build and is available in Black, Blue, Red, and Pink color options.

Realme 2 Pro vs Redmi Note 6 Pro: Display

The Realme 2 Pro comes with a waterdrop notch on its display, which is a better looking cut-out than the one present on the Redmi Note 6 Pro. The Xiaomi device has a bigger notch, similar to the iPhone XS. The Redmi device gets a 81.1 percent screen-to-body ratio, while the Realme 2 Pro has a higher 84 percent ratio.

Both phones have similar display sizes, with the Realme 2 Pro sporting a 6.3-inch LCD panel, and the Redmi Note 6 Pro sporting a 6.26-inch screen. The displays have Full HD+ resolution, and tall aspect ratios.

Realme 2 Pro vs Redmi Note 6 Pro: Hardware

This is where the Realme 2 Pro truly outperforms the Redmi Note 6 Pro. Oppo has equipped the Realme 2 Pro with a Snapdragon 660 processor, which is coupled with up to 8GB of RAM, and 128GB of internal storage.

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro uses the same Snapdragon 636 processor, which was present in the Redmi Note 5 Pro. You also get a maximum of 6GB RAM, and 64GB of internal storage.

Realme 2 Pro vs Redmi Note 6 Pro: Camera

In the camera department, the Redmi Note 6 Pro takes the lead. Although, it has the same setup (12MP+5MP) as the Redmi Note 5 Pro, Xioami has improved a lot of things with the lenses, sensor size, and aperture. The phone also features a dual-camera setup at the front of the phone, with a 20MP primary sensor, and a 2MP depth sensor.

The Realme 2 Pro is not a bad performer though, as it comes with a 16MP+2MP setup on the back, and a 16MP front facing camera. You can expect similar performance from both the devices.

Realme 2 Pro vs Redmi Note 6 Pro: Battery and OS

Both the phones run custom skins on top of Android 8.1 Oreo. You get Color OS 5.2 on the Realme 2 Pro, and MIUI 9 on the Redmi Note 6 Pro. In terms of battery, the Xiaomi device has a 4000mAh battery, whereas the Realme 2 Pro gets a smaller 3500mAh battery. The Realme phone supports fast charging, so the smaller battery shouldn’t be a problem in day to day use.

Oppo has priced the Realme 2 Pro well at Rs.13,990 in India. This is for the 4GB RAM and 64GB ROM variant. The Redmi Note 6 Pro isn’t available in India yet, but when it is launched, the phone is expected to be priced around Rs. 15,000. As you can see, the Realme 2 Pro is a better value for money, with nicer design and powerful performance.

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