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Following on from yesterdays Realme 5 Pro camera samples, and the X2 Pro initial review, I have some camera samples from the mid-range X2.

This model shares the 64MP Samsung GW1 Sensor that the X2 Pro but then uses the same lenses as the 5 Pro for the other three which includes an 8MP ultrawide, 2MP dedicated macro and 2MP depth sensor.

I would say this phone has more in relation to the 5 Pro than it does the X2 Pro. While it has a glass front and back it has a plastic frame giving a much more lightweight feel to it.

It features the Snapdragon 730G chipset, which is the successor to the SD712 (&SD710) that is found in the 5 Pro.

The only model that Realme will launch in the EU is the 8GB RAM and 128GB storage option, which is amazing for the price.

Unlike the 5 Pro, you get NFC which I find is an essential feature for a phone nowadays.

This phone has a fractionally smaller batter than the Realme 5 Pro at 4000mAh vs 4035mAh but you get faster charging with the 30W VOOC Flash Charge 4.0 which can charge your phone from 0 to 67% in 30 min.

Its closest competitor will be the Xiaomi Redmi K20 or the Mi 9T as it is called in Europe. While that has a higher RRP the current price is fractionally lower than the Realme at 293-Euros. The Mi9T has both a telephoto lens and ultra-wide so it is perhaps a little more well rounded, even if the primary sensor is only 48MP.

The phone was available for a flash sale on the 18th of October, currently, you can’t buy it, so I guess stock must be low. When you are able to buy it the only countries Realme currently ship to are Belgium, France, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, United Kingdom

Camera Samples

So far I have been impressed with the camera, however, I would say it performs to a similar level as the Realme 5 Pro, and not as good as the Realme X2 Pro.

Low light performance is good, but not great, nightscape can help but this can be very prone to motion blur, so you will need a very stable hand or surface to get the best out of it.

Overall though I think for your average consumer, they could use a phone like this and they would not notice the difference in overall performance in both the camera and all other aspects of the phone, and a premium device like the Huawei P30 Pro.

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