Realme GT 2 Already in the Works, Tipped to Feature Snapdragon 895

Realme's President confirmed the Realme GT 2 and its chipset.


Realme GT is yet to launch in India but Realme president has now confirmed that Realme GT 2 is already in the works. Realme recently made its flagship smartphone, Realme GT, available to the global market. However, there is not much news on the Realme GT India launch. A few days ago, the Realme GT 2 was spotted on Realme’s official website. Now, Wang Wei Derek, President of Realme‘s global product line, wrote on Weibo that the Realme GT 2 is in the works and will be powered by Snapdragon’s next flagship SoC. Here’s what Realme’s president wrote about the Realme GT 2.

Realme GT 2 to be Powered by Snapdragon 895

Realme’s president on Weibo confirmed that the Realme GT 2 is in the works and will be powered by the Snapdragon 895. The Snapdragon 895 chipset is expected to launch in Q4 2021, so we aren’t expecting the device before that. Realme GT 2 is expected to be one of the first devices that will use this chipset, just like the Realme GT was one of the first to use Snapdragon 888. Below is the post of what Realme’s president said:

Realme GT 2 announcement

The post shown above not only confirmed the existence of Realme GT 2 but mentions that it will use the Snapdragon’s next strongest SoC, Snapdragon 895. it looks like Realme GT series will only include the flagship phones. Realme recently announced the Realme GT globally, and is said to be working on the Realme GT Master Edition as well. There are few rumours that Realme might be working with the Veteran camera brand, Kodak to upgrade their camera features.

Realme GT Launched Globally in June, India Launch Awaits

The company, on June 15, announced the Realme GT 5G globally. Realme GT comes with a 6.43-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED display that has a 120Hz refresh rate support and a 360Hz touch sampling rate. The display also sports a hole-punch cutout for the front camera.

The Realme GT is powered by an octa-core 5nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G processor, under the hood. It is paired with an Adreno 660 GPU and up to 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM. The phone comes with up to 256GB of internal storage.

On the back is a triple-camera setup. The phone offers a 64MP Sony IMX682 primary sensor accompanied by an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens and a 2-megapixel macro lens. On the front, it gets a 16MP shooter for selfies and video calls.

The device packs a 4,500mAh battery with 65W fast charging support via USB Type-C. It also features an in-display fingerprint scanner and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Other connectivity options include 5G Dual-mode, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, and GPS. It runs Android 11-based Realme UI 2.0 out of the box and is among the first devices to get the Android 12 developer beta update.

While the device was launched globally in June, the Indian launch is still unknown. Realme India CEO, Mr. Madhav Sheth, on the #AskMadhav episode revealed that the Realme GT will launch before Diwali in India which means it will release in Q4 2021.

Are you excited for the Realme GT 2 or still waiting for the Realme GT launch in India? Let us know in the comments section