We knew with certainty that Realme was coming to the Philippines, but we didn’t know when. The company created several local social media accounts in preparation for its launch.

Fast forward to today, what we’ve been waiting for is finally here — Realme Philippines will debut on November 29, 2018.

The brand made a name for itself in India by releasing value-for-money smartphones. They hope to replicate the same success here in the Philippines.

What phones should we expect?

Unfortunately, they’re still mum as to what smartphones they’ll release, but we’re hoping its the Realme 2 and the Realme 2 Pro.

The Realme 2 was a huge success in India. It is priced competitively at INR8,990 (PHP6,600), and comes with a 6.2-inch HD+ IPS display with a 19:9 aspect ratio, octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 processor, 3/4GB RAM, 32/64GB storage, and a large 4,230 mAh battery.

The phone also has a 13MP + 2MP camera at the back and an 8MP shooter in front.

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Related: Realme 2 now official; Features 6.2-inch display, Snapdragon 450, dual cameras

The Realme 2 Pro, on the other hand, is priced slightly higher at INR13,990 (or roughly PHP10,200). The phone comes with a 6.3-inch full HD display with a dewdrop notch, an octa-core Snapdragon 660, up to 8GB RAM, up to 128GB storage, and a 3,500 mAh battery. It has a 16MP + 2MP rear camera module, and a 16MP selfie shooter.

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Also, expect to see the phones on Lazada. While an official online store is yet to show up on the site, it has been the brand’s partner in other countries.

We’ll find out soon when Realme launches in the Philippines on November 29, 2018.

Realme 2 specs

Specs: Realme 2
Display 6.2-inch HD+ IPS LCD (1520×720, 271ppi), 19:9 Aspect Ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Processor Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 Processor
GPU Adreno 506 GPU
RAM 3GB/4GB RAM
Storage 32GB/64GB Storage, MicroSD Card Slot up to 256GB
Rear Camera 13MP ( f/2.2) + 2MP (f/2.4) Dual Rear Cameras, LED Flash, HDR, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 8MP Front Camera, f/2.2, Wide Angle
SIM Dual Nano SIM
Network 4G LTE
Connectivity Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2
GPS GPS, A-GPS
Ports MicroUSB  2.0, OTG, 3.5mm Audio Jack
Others Fingerprint Sensor (Rear), Face Unlock
OS Color OS 5.1, Android 8.1 Oreo
Dimensions 6.15 x 2.98 x 0.32 in, 168g
Battery 4,230mAh Battery

Realme 2 Pro specs

Specs: Realme 2 Pro
Display 6.3-inch Full HD IPS Display (2340 x 1080, 408ppi), 2.5D Gorilla Glass 3
Processor 1.95GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 Processor
GPU Adreno 512 GPU
RAM 4/6/8GB RAM
Storage 64/128GB Storage, MicroSD Card Slot up to 256GB
Rear Camera 16MP ( f/1.7) + 2MP (f/2.4) Dual Rear Cameras, LED Flash
Front Camera 16MP Front Camera, f/2.0
SIM Dual Nano SIM
Network 4G LTE
Connectivity Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0
GPS GPS, A-GPS
Others Fingerprint Sensor (Rear), Face Unlock, MicroUSB  2.0, OTG, 3.5mm Audio Jack
OS Color OS 5.1, Android 8.1 Oreo
Battery 3,500 mAh Battery
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