Realme has finally announced the launch of its latest flagship smartphone for the year 2022, the Realme GT 2 Pro. The latest smartphone from Realme comes loaded with state-of-the-art specifications and features, including the latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor, triple rear cameras, 65W fast charging support, and more. And like always, the company has introduced a new design with the Realme GT 2 Pro, known as the Paper Tech Master Design that provides a unique look and feel.
That said, the natural competitors for this phone are the OnePlus 10 Pro and iQOO 9 Pro 5G, both of which are powered by the latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor. Both models offer premium design and the best specifications and features you can find in this price segment. So, the question here is: Can the Realme GT 2 Pro outwit both the OnePlus 10 Pro and iQOO 9 Pro and become the Flagship Killer of 2022? Let’s find out in this comparison.
Realme GT 2 Pro vs OnePlus 10 Pro vs iQOO 9 Pro: Price in India
The Realme GT 2 Pro price in India starts at Rs 49,999 for the 8GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage option. The 12GB RAM and 256GB option is priced at Rs 57,999. That said, the company is offering the latest flagship device at an introductory price of Rs 44,999 and Rs 52,999 respectively during the first sale.
The OnePlus 10 Pro comes with a price tag of Rs 66,999 for the base variant with 8GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage. The 12GB RAM + 256GB storage option is priced at Rs 71,999. The company has some interesting launch offers like an instant discount of Rs 4,500 on SBI credit and EMI transactions. This effectively brings down the price to Rs 62,499 and Rs 67,499 respectively.
The iQOO 9 Pro India price starts at Rs 64,990 for the base variant of 8GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage. The phone is also available with 12GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage, which is priced at Rs 69,990. Moreover, one can effectively bring down the price of both the variants using SBI credit card and EMI transactions. The company is offering an instant discount of Rs 6,000 on both models. Moreover, there are Rs 1,000 discount coupons on Amazon, which brings down the cost to Rs 57,990 and Rs 62,990 respectively. This makes the iQOO 9 Pro the cheapest option among the three.
Realme GT 2 Pro vs OnePlus 10 Pro vs iQOO 9 Pro: Design
The Realme GT 2 Pro comes with a new Paper Tech Master Design that features Sabic bio-materials extracted from renewable raw materials on the back panel. The company claims that it can reduce carbon emissions by up to 63 per cent per kilogram. The phone is available in a glossy finish model as well that comes in the Black colour option, while the paper-design models are available in White and Green colour options.
The OnePlus 10 Pro also delivers a premium design. The phone comes with a glass panel on both front and back panels with a matte finish along with a 3D nanocrystalline ceramic lens cover. It also features a metal frame that is integrated with 3D nanocrystalline ceramic. The phone comes with a huge camera module, while the front has a small punch-hole cutout. The OnePlus 10 Pro is available in Volcanic Black and Emerald Forest colour options.
The iQOO 9 Pro comes with a unique design language. The iQOO 9 Pro Legend model comes with its iconic red, blue, and black stripes that run across the back panel. The Alpha comes with a carbon-fibre like finish on the back panel.
Realme GT 2 Pro vs OnePlus 10 Pro vs iQOO 9 Pro: Display
In terms of display, the Realme GT 2 Pro features a 6.7-inch Quad HD+ AMOLED display with LTPO technology. This allows the phone to reach a refresh rate of a minimum 1Hz and a maximum 120Hz. The display also comes with 100 per cent DCI-P3 colour gamut, MEMC, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection, and up to 1400 nits of peak brightness.
The OnePlus 10 Pro also features a 6.7-inch Quad HD+ Curved AMOLED display with LTPO 2.0 technology. The screen comes with a variable refresh rate of 1Hz-120Hz. The phone also comes with up to 1,300 nits of peak brightness.
Lastly, we have the iQOO 9 Pro which comes with a 6.78-inch Quad HD+ curved E5 LTPO AMOLED display. The phone comes with a 1Hz-120Hz variable refresh rate along with HDR10+ support, DCI-P3 colour gamut, and up to 1,500nits of peak brightness.
Realme GT 2 Pro vs OnePlus 10 Pro vs iQOO 9 Pro: Performance
All three smartphones are powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor along with Adreno 730 GPU. All models also feature up to 12GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage. The Realme GT 2 Pro runs on Realme UI 3.0, which is based on Android 12. The OnePlus 10 Pro comes with OxygenOS 12, while the iQOO 9 Pro packs FunTouchOS 12. That said, all three smartphones are the fastest smartphones available in the market now.
Realme GT 2 Pro vs OnePlus 10 Pro vs iQOO 9 Pro: Cameras
In terms of cameras, the Realme GT 2 Pro packs a triple-camera setup with a combination of a 50MP primary sensor with f/1.8 aperture and OIS support. The phone also comes with a 50MP ultra-wide sensor with 150-degree FoV and a 2MP ultra-macro lens with 40X digital zoom. For the front, the phone comes with a 32MP Sony IMX615 sensor with an f/2.4 aperture.
The OnePlus 10 Pro also packs a triple-camera setup on the rear. The phone comes with a 48MP primary sensor with f/1.8 aperture and OIS support, a 50MP ultra-wide sensor with 150-degree FoV, and an 8MP telephoto lens with f/2.4 aperture. For the front, you get a 32MP sensor for selfies and video calling.
Lastly, the iQOO 9 Pro packs triple rear cameras with a 50MP primary sensor, gimbal stabilisation technology, and an f/1.75 aperture. The phone is also equipped with a 50MP ultra-wide-sensor with 150-degree FoV and a 16MP portrait lens with 30x digital zoom. On the front, you will find a 16MP shooter with an f/2.45 aperture.
Realme GT 2 Pro vs OnePlus 10 Pro vs iQOO 9 Pro: Battery
The Realme GT 2 Pro is loaded with a 5,000mAh battery and comes with 65W fast charging support. The OnePlus 10 Pro packs a 5,000mAh battery with 80W SuperVOOC fast charging and 50W wireless charging support. The iQOO 9 Pro leads the segment with a 4,700mAh battery with a whopping 120W ultra-fast flash charging technology, 50W wireless charging, and 10W reverse wireless charging support.
Realme GT 2 Pro vs OnePlus 10 Pro vs iQOO 9 Pro: Verdict
The Realme GT 2 Pro sure seems to be the flagship killer. The smartphone is currently the cheapest smartphone that comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor and offers top-of-the-line specifications and features. The phone also offers some premium design language, which is unique in its own right. That said, the OnePlus 10 Pro is more of a premium experience with a matte glass finish and smooth operation of OxygenOS. The iQOO 9 Pro is the one that comes with the most features out of three and the 120W ultra-fast charging support is miles ahead of both OnePlus and Realme.
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