Realme will be launching the Realme GT 2 Pro in India on April 7. This will also be the company’s most premium smartphone in India for 2022 and the brand will be eyeing to grab a piece of cake in the premium market by competing against the likes of Apple, Samsung, and OnePlus. Along with the flagship phone, the Realme 9 budget phone will also be launched.
The Realme GT 2 Pro was first launched in China and during the Mobile World Congress 2022 event, the company announced the global availability of the device. On the other hand, the Realme 9 4G will make its first debut in India. Along with two phones, the brand is also launching Realme Book Prime, Realme Stick, and Realme Buds Air 3 on the same stage. You can take a look at the complete detail of Realme’s April 7 event here. In this article, we have compiled all the details of the Realme GT 2 Pro and Realme 9 4G that you need to know.
Realme GT 2 Pro, Realme 9 4G Launch Date, Event Time, Where to Watch It Live
Realme has already confirmed that the devices will be launched in India on April 7. The launch event will start at 12:30 PM IST and the event will be live-streamed on Realme India’s YouTube channel and live updates of the event will be given on social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter. During the launch, the company will also unveil the Realme Book Prime, Realme Stick, and Realme Buds Air 3.
Realme GT 2 Pro, Realme 9 4G Expected Price in India
The Realme GT 2 Pro will be available in two storage options. The base variant will come with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage and there will be a 12GB + 256GB option as well. The Realme GT 2 Pro starts at Rs 63,000 globally. As for the Indian pricing is concerned, the Realme GT 2 Pro price in India may start at around Rs 60,000. The phone will launch in three colour options – Paper White, Paper Green and Steel Black.
On the other hand, the Realme 9 is expected to come in two configurations with 6GB and 8GB RAM options along with 128GB internal storage. As for the pricing, the device is tipped to be priced at around Rs 16,000 for the base variant.
Realme GT 2 Pro, Realme 9 4G Expected Sale Date
Since the devices are launching on April 7 in India, we can expect the device to go on sale around April 14, which is a week after the launch. Along with the sale price, we can also expect Realme to announce some launch offers for both phones.
Realme GT 2 Pro Specifications and Features
Since the device has already been launched in other markets, we do know the full specifications of the device. Here is what the Realme GT 2 Pro brings to the table.
2K Super Reality Display
The Realme GT 2 Pro sports a 6.7-inch AMOLED powered by LTPO 2.0. Thanks to the LTPO 2.0, the phone has an adaptive refresh rate of 1Hz-120Hz, meaning that based on the content on the screen, the refresh rate varies. Further, the screen has a 3216 × 1440p (WQHD+) resolution, 92.6% screen to body ratio, up to 1000Hz instant touch sampling rate, 1400 nits peak brightness, 0.5 JNCD, and 100% DCI-P3. It is also HDR 10+ certified and the screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass Victus on the front. It also comes with an in-display fingerprint scanner with support for heart rate test.
Design Inspired by paper
The Realme GT 2 Pro comes with the world’s first biopolymer smartphone design, which is made in collaboration with SABIC. Realme says it has spent over 1000 hours of colour testing to replicate the paper-like design. The device also received TCO 9.0 sustainability certification for its design and construction, making it the first phone to get this certification. Overall the phone’s design will reduce carbon emissions during manufacturing of the rear panel by 35.5%, as per Realme. In terms of dimensions, the GT 2 Pro measures 8.18mm thin and weighs 189 grams.
As for the colour options, the phone will come in Paper White, Paper Green, and Steel Black. The latter one employs a new AG glass chemical etching technique, creating a more frosted look, and a more tactile feel. On the back, the phone comes with designer Naoto Fukasawa’s signature.
Dual 50MP Matrix Camera Setup
Another star feature of the device is the camera system on the back, the Realme GT 2 Pro comes with a 50MP Sony IMX766 main camera with OIS, a 50MP 150° ultra-wide lens, and a 2MP microlens camera with up to 40x magnification. In addition to this, the phone also gets support for EIS, which brings dual stabilization to stabilize videos. On the front, the phone features a Sony IMX615 sensor with an f/2.4 aperture.
There are a lot of shooting modes onboard here. Some notable features include AI noise reduction engine 3.0, 3D photo, hitchcock, tango, 8K video recording, AI HDR video, dual-view, super nightscape, and street photography.
Other Specifications and Features
The Realme GT 2 Pro is powered by Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 and it comes with up to 12GB RAM and 256GB of internal storage. To keep the temperature under control, the device is packed with a vapour cooling system with a large 4129 mm² stainless steel vapour chamber and diamond thermal gel.
The phone draws power from a 5,000mAh battery unit and it supports a 65W SuperDart Type-C charge. Other features include X-axis linear motor, dual-band Wi-Fi, 5G, NFC, stereo speaker setup with Dolby Atmos and Hi-Res certification. Lastly, the phone will run on Realme UI 3.0 based on Android 12.
Realme 9 4G Specifications and Features
Realme has already confirmed most of the specifications and features of the device ahead of the launch and here is what we know so far.
AMOLED Display with 90Hz Refresh Rate
The Realme 9 4G will feature a 90Hz Super AMOLED display. In addition to the high refresh rate panel, the phone also comes with a 360Hz sampling rate, up to 1000 nits peak brightness, 1024 level brightness adjustment. It is expected to feature a 6.4-inch or a 6.6-inch screen with Full HD+ resolution.
World’s First Samsung ISOCELL HM6 Camera
Realme 9 4G will be the world’s first smartphone to feature Samsung’s latest ISOCELL HM6 108MP camera. The phone will come with a triple rear camera setup including the 108MP main lens, which is said to offer a brighter picture with less noise and 23% more light intake. The device will come with a 120-degree wide-angle lens, which could be an 8MP unit and lastly, it will come with a 4cm macro lens, which is likely a 2MP snapper. On the front, the phone will feature a 16MP selfie camera.
5,000mAh Battery and Fast Charging
The Realme 9 will be backed by a large 5,000mAh battery on the inside. And, unlike the 5G variant, the Realme 9 4G will come with support for fast charging. Previous leaks revealed that the phone will come with 33W fast charging.
Other Specifications and Feature
The device is now confirmed to feature a Snapdragon 680 4G processor, which is an octa-core CPU with a clock speed of up to 2.4GHz. The SoC is paired with Adreno 610 GPU. The Realme 9 4G is expected to come in two configurations with 6GB and 8GB RAM options along with 128GB internal storage.
The Realme 9 4G will run on Android 12 out of the box with Realme UI 3.0 skin on top of it. Other features of the device include a 3.5mm headphone jack, and the fingerprint scanner on the device is also said to feature the option to check for HR monitoring. In India, the device will be available in three colour options 一 Sunburst Gold, Stargaze White, and Meteor Black. Lastly, the phone will measure 7.99mm thick and weigh 178 grams.