Realme is all set to challenge the likes of Samsung and Apple in the premium segment with its upcoming Realme GT 2 series. The company has confirmed that the Realme GT 2 series will be launching in China on December 20. The brand might introduce two smartphones in the series, including Realme GT 2 Pro and Realme GT 2.
The Realme GT 2 Pro will come with flagship-grade features along with some interesting innovations. The phone will be one of the first smartphones in the world to come powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC. The vanilla model might also feature some interesting features and specifications. Let’s look at what else the Realme GT 2 series will be offering out of the box.
Realme GT 2 Series: Launch Date, Event Time, Where to Watch It Live
Realme has officially confirmed that it will be launching the Realme GT 2 series in China on December 20. The company will live stream the launch on Weibo. The event will kickstart at 12:30 PM IST.
Realme GT 2 Series: Expected Price
The Realme GT 2 Pro pricing details have been leaked on numerous occasions. The smartphone is said to come with a price tag of EUR 799, which roughly translates to Rs 60,000. However, one can expect it to be available in different memory configurations. Coming to the Realme GT 2, there is no information available about the pricing, but one could expect it to be priced around Rs 50,000 or above when it goes official.
Realme GT 2 Series: Expected Sale Date
The Realme GT 2 series might be available in China from next week. However, there is no concrete information about the sale date of the upcoming premium flagship smartphone from Realme.
Realme GT 2 Series: Expected Launch Date in India
Realme is expected to launch Realme GT 2 in the Indian market. The launch might happen in the first quarter of 2022. The Realme GT 2 Pro might also hit the Indian market in the near future.
Realme GT 2 Series: Expected Specifications and Features
Realme is planning to introduce two smartphones in the Realme GT 2 series, namely the Realme GT 2 and Realme GT 2 Pro. That said, little is known about the Realme GT 2 at the moment. However, rumours and key features of the Realme GT 2 Pro have been leaked in the past giving us a fair idea about what the device might feature. Let’s take a closer look:
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen1 SoC
Realme has already confirmed that the Realme GT 2 Pro 5G will be one of the first smartphones to feature the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC. The latest chipset is said to be the most advanced 5G chipset that comes with 4th gen Snapdragon X65 modem. The modem is said to world’s first 10 Gigabit 5G Modem-RF solution. The chipset also comes with Snapdragon Elite Gaming and is the first Snapdragon platform to showcase Unreal Engine 5. Click here to know the full details about the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 mobile platform.
New Bio-Based Material Design
Realme has also confirmed that the upcoming flagship smartphone will come with a new paper-like design. The company has partnered with Japanese industrial designer Naoto Fukasawa to opt for an environmentally friendly design for its upcoming flagship. Realme says that it will be using the world’s first bio-based material, which can reduce carbon emissions by up to 64 per cent per kg. The new material will be as durable as traditional materials used in smartphones.
New Camera Innovations
Realme will also bring new innovations in the camera department with the Realme GT 2 Pro smartphone. The company is said to use a new 150-degree wide-angle lens in its upcoming flagship smartphone. However, the actual resolution is not known at the moment, but one could expect it to feature a 50MP ultra-wide sensor, which could be accompanied by a 50MP primary lens with OIS support, and a third 8MP sensor.
Recently, a tipster claimed that the company might skip the telephoto lens, so it would be interesting which sensor the brand will use in the flagship. Moreover, recent live image leaks have also revealed that the Realme GT 2 Pro 5G might come with under-display camera technology, which we have already seen in some OPPO and Vivo smartphones.
Other Expected Specifications
Coming to other features and specifications, the Realme GT 2 Pro is said to come loaded with a 6.8-inch AMOLED WQHD+ display with a 120Hz screen refresh rate. The smartphone is also said to be the first smartphone from Realme to feature 125W UltraDart charging technology. The handset might run with 12GB of RAM and may offer up to 1TB of storage. The phone might also come with virtual RAM technology, which delivers up to 3GB of RAM. Lastly, the Realme GT 2 Pro might run Android 12 with Realme UI 3.0 on top.