15 November 2021
Realme has launched the GT Neo 2T, a new mid-range smartphone in China. The device features the conventional design, which is a punch-hole display and multiple cameras on the back.
The Realme GT Neo 2T gets a 6.4-inch screen and a hole is punched at the top-left corner for the selfie camera. The display is Samsung AMOLED with a resolution of 1080x2400 pixels and it also supports a 120Hz refresh rate. The display panel is pretty huge with a 91.7% screen-to-body ratio. It also supports DC dimming and features 1000 nits peak brightness.
Under the hood, the Realme GT Neo 2T gets the MediaTek Dimensity 1200 AI SoC and up to 12GB RAM with 256GB UFS 3.1 storage.
The three cameras on the back panel of the Realme GT Neo 2T are arranged in a line inside a vertical-shaped module. The primary snapper is 64MP followed by an 8MP ultra-wide and a third snapper is a 2MP macro lens. For selfies, the company has provided a 16MP shooter.
Connectivity options include dual-SIM 5G, dual-band WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, dual-frequency GNSS (GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, GALILEO, QZSS), NFC, USB Type-C port, and a 3,5mm headphone jack.
The GT Neo 2T from Realme supports dual stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos and Hi-Res Audio certifications. The phone runs Android 11-based realme UI 2.0. The phone also packs a 4500mAh battery with support for 65W fast charging.
The price of the base variant of the Realme GT Neo 2T is 2,099 yuan ($328); the one with 8GB RAM and 256GB costs 2,299 yuan ($359); the high-end model with 12GB RAM and 256GB storage costs 2,599 yuan ($406).
Customers can get a flat 201 yuan ($31) discount on all three variants for a limited time. Sales will start on November 1, with pre-orders starting in a few hours in China.
Together with the GT Neo 2T, Realme also launched Q3s smartphone in China. The all-new Q3s smartphone gets Snapdragon 778G processor and it has a 144Hz variable refresh rate. It features a 6.6-inch screen with full HD+ resolution and 90.8 percent screen-to-body ratio. The Realme Q3s gets up to 8GB RAM and up to 256GB storage. It has a 48MP primary snapper, a 4cm macro sensor, and a portrait lens. The phone packs a 5,000mAh battery with 30W fast charging support and has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor.
Realme Q3s will be available in Blue and White color options. The price of the Realme Q3s for the 6GB RAM and 128GB storage is 1,499 yuan ($234), while the one with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage costs 1,599 yuan ($250). The high-end storage variant (8GB RAM+256GB storage) of the Realme Q3s costs 1,999 yuan ($312).
Currently, it is unknown whether or not the Realme GT Neo 2T and Q3s will launch in other regions.