Realme C2: Large screen and big battery for less than RM500

Apart from the Realme 3 Pro, Realme Malaysia has also introduced the Realme C2. This is a new budget smartphone that’s more affordable than the Realme 3.

The Realme C2 is available in two spec variants. The base model with 2GB RAM + 16GB storage is priced at RM429 while the higher spec model with 3GB RAM + 32GB storage is going for RM499. It’s available in Diamond Blue and Diamond Black.

The budget smartphone will be available at authorised retail outlets across Malaysia beginning 18th May 2019. If you prefer to buy it online, the first sale is taking place at Shopee at 9AM on 21st May 2019.

The Realme C2 comes with a 6.1″ HD+ Dewdrop full-screen display and it runs on a 12nm MediaTek Helio P22 processor. For taking pictures, the rear has a 13MP f/2.2 main camera and a secondary 2MP for depth effects. It has AI-assisted Chroma boost for optimised pictures and it is also capable of shooting full HD videos.

In front, the Realme C2 features a 5MP selfie camera that comes with AI Portrait mode. It doesn’t come with a fingerprint sensor but it supports AI Facial Unlock.

Powering the device is a 4,000mAh battery and it charges via a microUSB port. Also retained is a 3.5mm headphone jack. Out of the box, the Realme C2 runs on ColorOS 6.0 that’s based on Android 9.0.

Alexander Wong