After the Realme 5 Pro and Realme X2 Pro, here comes the Realme X2 classic model. Available at a price of less than $300, which is about $100 less than the Pro version, the smartphone has lots of exciting features for you. The device version comes with 8 GB RAM and 128 GB storage assuring users of smooth and best functionality.

The device is also available in two colors; pearl white and pearl blue for your preferred elegant look. How does it perform on daily usage? Here is an exclusive look at why you should buy Realme X2 smartphone the next time you go out shopping for a modern smartphone.

Build quality

Realme X2 is an excellent example of a modern and elegant design smartphone. The phone has a high build quality that is more than the price should offer. As compared to the Realme X2 Pro, this lighter version has a lesser display and a dewdrop notch at the front, that hosts the front camera.

The device has a Gorilla Glass 5 at the smartphone’s front and rear, although its chassis remain plastic. This is no cause of alarm as its elegantly painted, and you only need to be more careful to avoid scratches. The glass and finish quality are excellent and give it a premium look.

The device is lightweight, which gives it pleasant handling. The rear of the smartphone features a beautifully designed, light, reflexive surface. The lens of the camera protrudes outside a bit, causing some instability when the phone gets placed on a flat surface.

The appearance of the fingerprint reader under the screen also delights many fans. However, the smartphone has no IP68 certification; hence, it’s not waterproof. Generally, Realme X2 has a genial and modern look that satisfies the current standards.


The Realme X2 contains a 4,000mAh non-removable battery. This smartphone performs well and gives improved battery life than the Realme X2 Pro. This might be due to its less powerful processor plus its smaller and less energy-consuming display. When placed on the PC benchmark battery test, the Realme X2 battery scored a perfect 11 hours and 55 minutes with SIM connected to Wi-Fi and brightness set at the middle bar.

When practicing, the device provides enough autonomy to last for twenty-four hours with a relative intensive use of high battery draining apps such as YouTube, emails, calls, and WhatsApp. When you use the smartphone limitedly, you can have more than two days of battery life without the need to recharge. The battery settings have various options that allow you to activate the battery saver mode. This will extend your Realme X2 smartphone battery life.

The device charges via the USB-C, and it profits from the VOOC Flash Charge 30 Watts. This makes it charge from zero percent to 67 percent in 30 minutes. Full charging can take about an hour and 15 minutes. Although excellent, it is a bit lower than the Realme X2 Pro, SuperVOOC 50-Watt version.


Realme X2 comes with a 6.4-inch AMOLED display (60 Hz) and an excellent resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels. The pixel density is similar to that of the X2 Pro and is ideal for web surfing or multimedia content. The smartphone has a front notch that hosts the front camera. This is vital, featuring facial identification tools.

A thumbprint reader is also present and has a reaction time of 334 ms. The fingerprint reader is conveniently available, but you won’t need it often because of the convenient facial recognition.

The AMOLED screen has a design that gives complete satisfaction to the users. It is not common to find the technology used on devices with a similar price range. The smartphone device makes you democratize this feature. It has well-balanced colors and perfect contrast. You can choose between the default vivid mode and the gentle mode according to your preference.

Realme X2 has an easily adjustable brightness level. The minimum brightness is sufficiently low for a good view in total darkness, while the maximum brightness is enough for bright rooms or sunny days. So far, everything on the device looks fantastic.


Inside the Realme X2 smartphone hood is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 processor, together with 8GB of RAM. The qualities of this mid-range chip include a snapdragon 730 with an octa-core designed with an eight-nanometer process that has six A55 1.8 GHz and two ARM A76 2.2 GHz ARM cores.

It is hence not a surprise that the smartphone can perform all tasks. The smartphone is capable of running all Android games without overheating problems. You will also not experience multitasking issues. Realme X2 operates on Android 9 Pie and ColorOS 6.1.


You shouldn’t be surprised by Realme smartphones as they have a lot to offer for their price. Realme X2 comes with a quad-camera that constitutes; a Samsung ISOCELL GW1 64-megapixel, f/1.8 sensor, 8-megapixel sensor, a 2-megapixel 1.75 µm sensor for shortcut functionality and a 2-megapixel 1.75 µm sensor for sketches.

The camera properties are similar to those on other Realme X2 smartphones. By only clicking on the side, you can access the different modes, such as night mode. At the top, you can access the HDR mode, wide-angle sensor, or the flash. New customers will understand the camera interface fast while regular customers will feel at home as usual.

When taking pictures, the images are rich in details, and colors, giving high-quality shots. It also has a fast focus, which makes the photos amazingly good under average brightness. The night mode allows you to take good shots when the brightness is terrible with the Artificial Intelligence aggressively correcting particular details.

The wide-angle sensor changes the colors a bit while the front camera tends to have satisfactory image quality. For video recording, the Realme X2 is also good with FHD up to 120fps, 4K definition at 30 fps, and HD at 690 fps.


Realme has once again impressed with the exceptional performance to price ratio of its smartphone. The Realme X2 offers a lot for its money. It has excellent handling, camera capabilities, and perfect battery life making it the best choice for the price. But if you find yourself with a little stretchier budget, you can opt for the Realme X2 Pro version that uses the same features while adding more camera quality and display features such as 90 Hz display and 50-Watt charging.

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