Realme has unveiled its most powerful smartphone, Realme GT at its global launch event. This is the first smartphone from the stable of Realme to be powered by the latest Snapdragon 888 processor. The Realme GT design is imbibed from grand tourers (GT) sports cars which were made for high speed, long-distance driving combined with exceptional performance and luxury features. The GT smartphone series offers a glass-covered design with a 3D light-reflecting pattern on the back plus a vegan-leather covered version with a repeated acceleration symbol along the length of the smartphone, conveying the fast breakthrough spirit of racing cars as explained by Realme.
The glass version comes in two colours – Dashing Silver and Dashing Blue – and is decorated with a series of shooting arrow patterns on the back of the smartphone, symbolizing speed and dynamism. The vegan leather edition is available in Racing Yellow, a rare colour for a mobile phone design. It adopts the industry’s first dual-tone leather design, which not only provides a unique, deluxe look but also practical benefits such as fingerprint resistance, anti-odor and anti-crack features as stated further by Realme.
The GT features a 6.43-inch (2400×1080 pixels) 120Hz Samsung Super AMOLED display. It comes with GT Mode which includes full-scene high performance mode coverage with optimization of high-frame-rate gaming for stable high frame rate gaming experience.
The Realme GT is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC havin larger Cortex-X1 core and three new-generation high-performing A78 cores which is claimed to increase CPU performance by 20% and power consumption is reduced by 50% compared with the previous generation. This phone has stainless steel VC cooling system, which plays an essential role in the smartphone’s durable peak performance by using stainless steel to optimize the phone’s heat dissipation structure. During testing, the stainless steel VC cooling system demonstrated a 50% increased cooling power compared with a traditional copper VC cooling system and was capable of reducing the CPU core temperature by up to 15°C as further claimed by Realme.
This phone is packed with 4,500 mAh battery and 65W SuperDart charging support through a USB-C port, enabling the phone to be fully charged in just 35 minutes. This phone comes in two variants of 8GB/12GB LPDDR5 RAM and 128GB/256GB UFS 3.1 storage.
This phone runs on Android 11 with realme UI 2.0 and also supports the Android 12 Beta 1. This phone has in-display fingerprint sensor.
For imaging, this phone is packed with Sony 64MP primary rear camera, 8MP wide-angle camera with a 119-degree field-of-view and 2MP macro lens with a 4cm range. For selfies, the phone has a 16MP front shooter placed in punch-hole in the display.
This phone offers connectivity options of 5G, Dual 4G VoLTE, GPS/Glonass, Wi-Fi 6, USB Type-C port and support for Bluetooth 5.2. This phone comes with Dolby Atmos Dual Stereo speakers, Hi-Res Audio, and a 3.5mm audio jack with low latency and low interference charge. This phone has an ultra-thin body and weighs 186g.
Realme GT is now available in Poland, Spain, Russia, and Thailand with additional markets to follow. The Realme GT with 12GB RAM and 256GB storage will be available in three colours: Dashing Silver, Dashing Blue and Racing Yellow for 599 euros at realme official online platform as well as other authorized distribution channels. Realme GT 8GB+128GB variant will be on sale for 369 euros on AliExpress. The realme GT will also offer early-bird discounts of 499 euros for the 12GB+256GB version to all consumers during Amazon Prime Day from 21 June.