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Realme 2 vs OPPO A3S specs comparison




The Realme 2 smartphone recently launched in Indonesia and we’re comparing it with its distant cousin, the OPPO A3S, to see which one looks better on paper. Check out our specs comparison below.

Here are their detailed specs:

SpecsRealme 2Oppo A3S
Display6.2-inch 19:9 In-Cell IPS HD+ display @ 1520 x 720px6.2-inch 19:9 aspect ratio display @ 1520 x 720px
Glass protectionGorilla Glass 3-
CPUQualcomm Snapdragon 450 1.8GHz octa-coreQualcomm Snapdragon 450 1.8GHz octa-core
GPUAdreno 506 GPUAdreno 506 GPU
RAM3GB/4GB RAM3GB RAM
Storage32GB/64GB internal storage32GB internal storage
Expandable Storageexpandable via microSD up to 256GB (dedicated)expandable via microSD up to 256GB (dedicated)
Rear Camera13MP f/2.2 AF + 2MP f/2.4 dual rear cameras with LED Flash13MP f/2.2 + 2MP f/2.4 dual rear cameras with LED Flash
Front Camera8MP f/2.2 front camera8MP f/2.2 front camera
Connectivity4G VoLTE4G VoLTE
SIMDual SIM (nano), Dual StandbyDual SIM (nano), Dual Standby
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/nWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
BluetoothBluetooth 4.2Bluetooth 4.2
GPSGPS, A-GPSGPS, A-GPS
Biometrics- Fingerprint scanner
- Face Unlock
- Face Unlock
USBUSB OTGUSB OTG
OSColorOS 5.1 (Android 8.1 Oreo)ColorOS 5.1 (Android 8.1 Oreo)
Battery4,230mAh battery4,230mAh battery
Dimension156.2 x 75.6 x 8.2mm156.2 x 75.6 x 8.2mm
Weight168g168g

Here are the advantages:

Realme 2:

  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Higher maximum RAM capacity
  • Higher maximum storage capacity
  • Fingerprint scanner

OPPO A3S:

  • None

Yes, you’ve seen it correctly, we don’t see any specs advantage for the OPPO A3S.

Before I make any conclusions, I will discuss each aspect first. For the display, both devices have a similar setup except for the glass protection. The Realme 2 comes with a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 while the A3S does not have any. For viewing experience, they’re basically the same.

In terms of overall performance, they’re also the same. The Realme 2, however, will have an advantage due to its higher RAM option. We’ll know more once we test out the device in the coming days. Their cameras specs and OS are also the same so the performance could be identical.

Lastly, both devices have the same battery capacity. And given the same OS, their battery life could be in the same range as well.

In summary, the Realme 2 is like an improved version of the OPPO A3S with a more refreshing design, Corning Gorilla Glass 3, a fingerprint scanner, and higher RAM and internal storage capacities.

The Realme 2 is yet to be priced in the Philippines but in Indonesia, it costs IDR 1,999,000 (~PHP 7,104) for the 3GB + 32GB variant and IDR 2,399,000 (~PHP 8,526) for the 4GB + 64GB variant while the OPPO A3S 2GB +16GB is priced at PHP 6,990 while the 3GB + 32GB variant is priced at PHP 9,990. If the price is right, Realme could do some real damage here.

How about you, what do you think? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.



Vaughn is your go-to person when it comes to comparing gadgets especially smartphones. He's also a gamer by heart and the "Hackerman" of the team.

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