Realme GT officially launched with a 120Hz refresh rate, 65W fast charging and more


Realme GT has officially launched in China as the company’s first flagship phone to be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor. Realme had been teasing a flagship device in the making ever since the 888 was announced. The Realme GT has been teased and leaked in the past few weeks and now has been unveiled in all its vegan-leather glory.

The Realme GT has a high-refresh-rate display, 65W fast charging, triple cameras on the back, all neatly packaged in a glass body with glossy finishes and a dual-tone vegan-leather special edition. There’s currently no word on the launch of the Realme GT in India. Let’s take a brief look at the specifications of the Realme GT.

Realme GT price and specifications

Realme GT has a race track inspired design and is being offered in a Silver or Blue glossy finish along with a Racing Yellow dual-tone Vegan Leather design. The glass variants measure 8.4 millimetres in thickness and weigh 186 grams while the leather model is slightly thicker ta 9.1 millimetres.

The Realme GT features a 6.43-inch Full HD+ (2400 x 1080 pixels) resolution display with a Super AMOLED panel supporting upto 120Hz high refresh rate. There’s a punch-hole cutout in the top-left corner and this gives it a 20:9 aspect ratio. Notably, the screen does not have a layer of Gorilla Glass protection or an IP rating, given its flagship status.

The phone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor with an octa-core CPU and Adreno 660 GPU. This is paired with upto 12GB RAM and upto 256GB UFS 3.1 storage options to choose from. It runs on Android 11 based Realme UI 2.0 out-of-the-box.

Realme GT has triple cameras on the back that consists of a 64MP primary camera with an f/1.8 aperture, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera with 119-degree field-of-view and a 2MP macro camera. The rear cameras can record in 4K UHD at upto 60FPS with support for EIS. On the front, there is a 16MP selfie camera housed within the notch cutout.

The phone also has stereo speakers and an in-display optical fingerprint reader. The Realme GT is equipped with a 4,500mAh battery that supports 65W fast charging out-of-the-box. Realme claims it can go from 0-100% in just 35 minutes. 

Realme GT is priced starting at CNY 2799 for the base variant with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage and CNY 3299 for the 12GB+256GB variant. This roughly translates to a starting price of Rs 31,000 by direct conversion. However, it is not known whether Realme plans to bring the GT to India anytime soon.


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