Our Opinion

The realme 2 (4GB RAM, 64GB) is a significantly better phone, but the Billion Capture Plus (4GB RAM, 64GB) is slightly better value for money. Which phone should you buy? Depends on how much you want to spend! But from a pure value perspective, we recommend the realme 2 (4GB RAM, 64GB).

Billion Capture Plus (4GB RAM, 64GB)  realme 2 (4GB RAM, 64GB) 
Billion Capture Plus realme 2
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Excellence Score
26.1
32.4
Value for Money Score
80.3
79.4
Price ₹ 7,599 onwards ₹ 10,990 onwards
Launch Date (India) Nov, 2017 Sep, 2018
Expected Launch Date N/A N/A
Smartphone OS Android 7.1 NougatExpected update to 8.0 Oreo Android 8.1 OreoExpected update to 9.0 Pie
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 5.5 inches 6.2 inches
Screen Resolution 1080x1920 pixels (~ 401 pixels per inch) 720x1520 pixels (~ 271 pixels per inch)
Tall Aspect Ratio / Minimal Bezels Yes
Scratch Resistant Display Yes, Dragontrail Glass Yes, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Display Features 2.5D Curved Display IPS LCD, FullView Display, 2.5D Gurved Glass
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 2 GHz 1.8 GHz
Processor Type Octa Core Octa Core
Processor Name Qualcomm Snapdragon 625Ranked #39 in Mobile Processor Benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon 450Ranked #60 in Mobile Processor Benchmarks
GPU Adreno 506 Adreno 506
RAM 4 GB 4 GB
3G Yes Yes
4G Yes Yes
VoLTE Yes Yes
WiFi Yes Yes
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Connecting Port USB-C USB
Primary Camera 13MP + 13MP 13MP + 2MP
Camera Auto-Focus Yes Yes
Camera Flash Yes Yes
HD Video Recording Yes (Full HD) Yes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features Samsung Sensor, F/2.0 Aperture, 1.12um Pixel Size, Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF) 13MP: F/2.2 Aperture, 2MP: F/2.4 Aperture, PDAF, 5P Lens, Bokeh mode, Live AR sticker, AI beautification 2.0, HDR
Secondary Camera 8.0MP 8.0MP
Secondary Camera Features F/2.0 Aperture, 1.12um Pixel Size F/2.2 Aperture, 1.12um Pixel Size, AI beautification 2.0, AR sticker, HDR
Internal Memory 64 GB 64 GB
Expandable Memory Slot up to 128 GB up to 256 GB
Contacts Storage Unlimited Unlimited
SMS Storage Unlimited Unlimited
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes Yes
Dual SIM GSM+GSM (Hybrid SIM slot) GSM+GSM
Thickness 8.5 mm 8.2 mm
Weight 176 gm 168 gm
Audio Output 3.5mm jack 3.5mm jack
Water Resistant
Battery Capacity 3500 mAh 4230 mAh
Battery Standby N/A N/A
Battery Standby (3G) N/A N/A
Battery Talktime N/A N/A
Battery Talktime (3G) N/A N/A
Fast Charging Yes
Other Battery Parameters N/A Gaming time: 10 hrs, Video Playback Time: 15hrs, Audio Playback Time: 18hrs, Internet Browsing Time: 18hrs
Fingerprint sensor Yes Yes
Other Features Fast Battery Charging; Noise Filtration Dual VoLTE; Noise Filtration
2-minute Review [Positives]
  • Decent looking design, and good build quality, with a milled aluminium back
  • The edges of the device are curved, and accompanied by the aluminum borders provide a nice grip
  • The fingerprint sensor on the device works well and is pretty snappy
  • Very good, bright 5.5inch Full HD display
  • Also comes with the Ambient display feature, that allows the device to wake up whenever a new notification comes - its pretty handy
  • Comes with stock Android experience, keeping things nice and simple
  • Strong, reliable performance based on the Snapdragon 625 - things are snappy all over - benchmark scores are good too, and if fact slightly above the Redmi Note 4 & Lenovo K8 Plus, and comparable to the higher priced Mi A1
  • Decent set of rear dual cameras - both normal shots and bokeh shots comes out reasonably well
  • Front camera is decent too - the images are generally quite clear and bright
  • Very good battery life too - easily lasts over a day and a half on medium usage
  • Supports fast charging - goes from 0 to 100% in about 100 minutes
  • Supports tronX IoT platform, which allows you to easily manage and control all the smart devices around you
  • Uses the modern USB Type-C port, which is not very common in the mid-range
  • On the whole, the phone proves to be a very good all-rounder - it doesn’t really bring anything new to the table of the current crop of mid-ranger - but it implements everything well, and coupled with the stock Android UI, makes for a good all-round device, that will give tough competition in this price segment
  • Stunning, unique design, carrying on the design language of the Realme 1 - the first thing you notice about this device is the back panel - it is made of fibreglass body with a Diamond-like finish at the back, which reflects light in attractive ways - continues to be one of the best-looking devices you will find in the budget segment
  • The rounded edges provide good grip
  • Now includes a fingerprint sensor, which was missing in the Realme 1
  • The display is now a slightly larger 'notch' panel - it provides an immersive experience, decent colours, and wide viewing angles
  • ColorOS UI adds some useful features like an AI board (which can be accessed by swiping left on the Home and shows stuff like steps count, photos, favourite contacts, travel tickets), smart driving mode, app cloning, privacy password, and tons of customisation options - though, having said that, it can get somewhat cluttered too in areas such as the Settings panel, and is not quite as simple as stock Android
  • Decent dual-camera setup - does reasonably well in good lighting conditions (similar to the Realme 1) and can also additionally give some decent bokeh shots thanks to the secondary camera
  • Decent selfie camera too in daylight, again very similar in quality to the Realme 1 selfie camera
  • Excellent battery life - the combination of a 4230mAh battery, and AI battery management means that the phone can comfortably last the day even with heavy use - and go up to 2 days with light to moderate use
  • On the whole, the Realme 2 is another good phone in the Realme series, with a beautiful design, and is essentially an alternative to the Realme 1 (as opposed to a 'better' successor) - it gains over the Realme 1 in terms of a slightly larger 'notch' display with Gorilla Glass protection, and better battery life - and lags behind it in terms of display resolution, and speed/performance - which one you prefer might be down to what you value more
2-minute Review [Negatives]
  • Somewhat clunky design - not as stylish as it's main competitor, the Xiaomi Mi A1
  • The back is a bit of a finger-print magnet
  • Rear camera performance in low light could have been better
  • On the whole the camera quality is decent but a notch below it's top competitor - the Xiaomi Mi A1
  • The back panel is prone to scratches and fingerprints (you will probably want to use the included case)
  • While the display is slightly larger, the resolution is actually a degrade over the Realme 1
  • At the same time, the display is also reflective and not the most bright, which means sunlight legibility is not the best
  • While the phone works perfectly fine as a daily driver, it's performance is definitely not the best in class owing to its Snapdragon 450 internals
  • No fast charging support
Expert Reviews
  1. The Flipkart Billion Capture+ is exactly what it claims to be. It’s a value-driven offering that promises a lot for an amount that isn’t huge.
    bgr.in in-depth Read Review »
  2. Decent first attempt but not a winner
    indiatoday.intoday.in in-depth Read Review »
  3. Even with the likes of Xiaomi Mi A1 around, Flipkart’s new smartphone makes its presence felt in the affordable segment
    livemint.com in-depth Read Review »
  4. beebom.com in-depth Read Review »
  5. fonearena.com in-depth Read Review »
  6. digit.in in-depth Read Review »
  7. economictimes.indiatimes.com in-depth Read Review »
  1. If you are shopping for the best bang for your money, look no further
    gsmarena.com in-depth Read Review »
  2. There are better options out in the market
    beebom.com in-depth Read Review »
  3. If you are looking for a phone in this price range, there are better options
    gadgets.ndtv.com in-depth Read Review »
  4. A handy phone for someone who isn’t a power user, and looks for a device that looks good and offers a lot of features
    digit.in in-depth Read Review »
  5. If you are looking for a smartphone in this price that offers a stellar battery life, and a design that you can flaunt, the Realme 2 is a good option
    bgr.in in-depth Read Review »
  6. Still good value for money
    androidauthority.com in-depth Read Review »
  7. Impresses with its design, battery performance and it is one of the cheapest phones to come with a notched display
    indianexpress.com in-depth Read Review »
  8. The premium-looking phone comes with too many compromises
    economictimes.indiatimes.com in-depth Read Review »
  9. A great-looking smartphone
    themobileindian.com in-depth Read Review »
  10. If you are not a camera enthusiast and want a budget phone model with strong build and long battery life, Realme 2 would be a good choice
    gadgetsnow.com in-depth Read Review »
  11. Realme 2 has a couple of compromises, but it is still one the best phones you can buy right now at this price
    firstpost.com in-depth Read Review »
  12. The cheapest phone with a notch
    indiatoday.in in-depth Read Review »
  13. deccanchronicle.com in-depth Read Review »
  14. business-standard.com in-depth Read Review »
  15. livemint.com hands-on Read Review »
  16. stuff.tv hands-on Read Review »
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