17 November 2021
UPDATE (October 13th, 2021):
The Realme GT Neo 2 has now been unveiled in the Indian market. It is available in both configurations of 8GB RAM with 128GB storage and 12GB RAM with 256GB storage. The pricing for the two options is INR 31,999 and INR 35,999 respectively. The color options include Neo Black, Neo Green, and Neo Blue. The sales will begin on October 17th via offline channels and Flipkart.
Original (September 22nd, 2021)
Realme has introduced a new gaming-focused smartphone named Realme GT Neo 2. It is packed with high-end features so that users get a smooth and faster gaming experience. There is a high refresh rate display, a flagship processor, and a big enough battery to keep lights on for a long time. It also has fast charging support so that when it does run out of juice, you can refuel it quickly.
The Realme GT Neo 2 sports a 6.62-inch Full HD+ Samsung E4 AMOLED display with a punch-hole. The panel supports up to 120Hz refresh rate, HDR10+ content, DC dimming, and a peak brightness of 1300 nits. Under the hood, it is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 processor coupled with 8GB and 12GB of RAM. There are 128GB and 256GB onboard storage options available in three different configurations.
The triple rear camera setup includes a 64-megapixel primary sensor, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle sensor, and a 2-megapixel macro sensor. The company is yet to reveal details about the selfie camera but it is housed within the notch. The whole package is powered by a 5,000mAh battery with support for 65W SuperDart fast charging. The phone will boot Realme UI 2.0 based on Android 11 out of the box. Other features include an in-display fingerprint scanner, USB Type-C port, and Bluetooth 5.1.
As for the pricing, the Realme GT Neo 2 costs CNY 2,499 (about $386) for the 8GB/128GB base model. The other two models i.e. 8GB/256GB and 12GB/256GB have been priced at CNY 2,699 (about $417) and CNY 2,999 (about $463) respectively. The phone will be sold in Pale Blue, Shadow Black, and Neo Green color variants.