Realme launches X2 smartphone, wireless Buds Air earphones, and a digital payment platform PaySa
This mobile phone promises next-level gaming for Indian users. Chinese handset maker Realme on Tuesday introduced its Realme X2 smartphone in India. Expanded its accessories portfolio, the handset maker also launched its first true wireless earphones for Android—the Realme Buds Air.
An upgrade over Realme XT, the X2 is powered by 8 nm Kryo octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G chip with 2.2 GHz CPU. Hence the gaming prowess. It has fourth-generation artificial intelligence (AI) engine and machine vision function. The Realme X2 comes with 4,000 mAh battery and is equipped with low voltage and high current proprietary 30W VOOC flash charge 4.0, thus, possibly making it the fastest-charging mid-range smartphone. The smartphone has a 64MP sensor+ 48MP sensor and a 6P lens
According to the company, the Realme X2 incorporates the Gorilla Glass 5, which makes the 6.4-inch Super AMOLED dewdrop screen a fantastic and eye-catching. The device comes in three variants -- 4GB+64GB (INR 16,999), 6GB+128GB (INR 18,999) and 8GB+128GB (INR 19,999); with three colour options—Pearl Green, Pearl White and Pearl Blue.
The X2 smartphone will be available starting December 20 online. But, the Chinese brand is branching out in terms of the services it offers.
In a recent interview with IANS, Madhav Sheth, Chief Executive Officer, Realme India stated that, “We are in line with our outlook of being a tech lifestyle company targeted towards the millennials. We will build a new 'Realme tech and lifestyle ecosystem' with our own software experience. We'll start from Realme 'PaySa' —our venture in the fintech segment and Realme user interface (UI) as well. With the Buds wireless and Air series, we are aiming to become a tech lifestyle brand in 2020. We are especially focusing on introducing IoT-based products in the coming year which will include audio and wearables."
Taking Xiaomi head-on along with an aim to become a leading digital payments provider, Chinese smartphone maker Realme on Tuesday announced its foray into the burgeoning financial services sector with "PaySa" platform while evaluating its own digital payments mobile platform next year. The app, available on both Google Play Store and realme App store, will have four businesses across lending, savings, payment and protection. The beta launch of the platform has been done and a full roll-out is expected in the next six to 12 months.
*Edited from an IANS report