19 January 2022
Realme has debuted its first-ever premium Android flagship Realme GT 2 series in China. It includes Realme GT 2 and Realme GT 2 Pro models whereas the latter one is more expensive. The series is packed with specs and features you would expect from a flagship. It also has three world-first innovations that the company talked about last month.
The Realme GT 2 Pro sports a 6.7-inch LTPO AMOLED flat punch-hole display with 3216 x 1440 pixels resolution. It offers up to 120Hz adaptive refresh rate, 1000Hz touch sampling rate, and 1400 nits of peak brightness. Other display features include 10-bit color, 100% P3 color gamut, and Corning Gorilla Glass Victus.
Under the hood, it has Qualcomm's Snap 8 Gen 1 processor coupled with up to 12GB of RAM and up to 512GB storage. The phone has a triple camera setup headlined by a 50-megapixel ultra-wide-angle sensor with a 50-degree field-of-view and f/2.0 aperture. It also has a 50-megapixel Sony IMX766 sensor with OIS and a 2-megapixel macro sensor. There is a 32-megapixel front camera for taking selfies. The battery capacity is 5,000mAh and is supported by 65W fast charging. It will boot Realme UI 3.0 based on Android 12 out of the box.
The phone is distinctive in terms of design and feels as well. Realme has teamed up with Japanese designer Naoto Fuksawa for developing a new bio-based polymer back material. It is said to give the feel of paper but has the same durability as traditionally used back panel materials. This will eventually help the company in reducing the phone's carbon footprint.
Realme GT 2 Pro Pricing:
- 8GB/128GB for CNY 3,899 (about $613)
- 8GB/256GB for CNY 4,199 (about $661)
- 12GB/256GB for CNY 4,299 (about $676)
- 12GB/512GB for CNY 4,799 (about $755)
The vanilla Realme GT 2 has a relatively smaller 6.62-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with punch-hole and 120Hz refresh rate. The choice of processor here is Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 which is old but still a flagship processor. The configuration variants include up to 12GB RAM and up to 256GB storage.
The triple camera setup has the same 50-megapixel primary sensor as the Pro variant but differs in the other two cameras. These include an 8-megapixel ultra-wide sensor with f/2.2 aperture and a 2-megapixel macro sensor. The front camera is a 16-megapixel sensor housed inside the punch-hole. All other specs are the same as the Pro variant.
Realme GT 2 Pricing:
- 8GB/128GB for CNY 2,699 (about $424)
- 8GB/256GB for CNY 2,899 (about $456)
- 12GB/256GB for CNY 3,199 (about $503)