Realme GT 5G with Snapdragon 888 and 120Hz Display announced

Runs on Android 11 out of the box!

by: - Last updated on: March 4th, 2021

Key Takeaways

  • Realme GT 5G is the first flagship smartphone of the year from Realme.
  • It comes with Snapdragon 888 processor and offers 5G connectivity.
  • Realme GT has 64MP triple rear cameras.
  • The phone runs on Android 11 out of the box.

After having teased the device multiple times over the past few weeks, Realme has finally announced its (first) flagship smartphone for the year, the Realme GT 5G, in China. The Realme GT aims to capture the mid-to-high-end smartphone segment and competes with the likes of the Redmi K40 Pro. Some of the highlights of the device include 5G connectivity, 64MP cameras, and Android 11 out of the box.

Realme GT

Realme GT 5G: Design and Display

Starting with the design, the Realme GT 5G appears to have a design aesthetic that seems inspired by sports cars. There are two design versions for the device: glass and leather. Talking about the glass design, Realme has two different finishes for this one: Silver and Blue, both of which undergo different manufacturing processes. On the other hand, the other variant, Leather, comes in a Racing Yellow color with a dual-tone finish.

Moving to the front, the Realme GT features a 6.43-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display. The display comes in at a 20:9 aspect ratio with support for HDR10+ and 120Hz refresh rate.

Realme GT 5G: Performance

In terms of performance, the Realme GT 5G has a Snapdragon 888 chipset running under the hood, coupled with up to 12GB of (LPDDR5) RAM and up to 256GB of (UFS 3.1) storage. The device has a 4500mAh battery to power the internals with support for 65W SuperDart fast charging. On the software front, the phone runs on RealmeUI 2.0 based on Android 11 out of the box.

Realme GT

As for other specifications, the Realme GT comes with 5G (SA/NSA), dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2, and NFC. It includes a 3.5mm audio jack and an in-display fingerprint scanner for authentication. In terms of audio, the smartphone comes with stereo speakers, Dolby Atmos, and Hi-Res audio.

Realme GT 5G: Camera

For optics, the Realme GT 5G sports a triple-camera setup on the rear, which includes a 64MP (f/1.8) primary (Sony IMX682) sensor, accompanied by an 8MP (f/2.3) ultra-wide-angle lens and a 2MP (f/2.4) macro lens. On the front, it has a single 16MP (f/2.5) sensor for selfies.

Realme GT 5G: Pricing and Availability

The Realme GT 5G comes in two variants: 8GB + 128GB and 12GB + 256GB, priced at CNY 2799 and CNY 3299. It will be available in China starting March 10. As of now, there is no word from the company on the availability of the device in other regions.

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