Realme GT 5G Launch Date Now Official, Flagship Will Feature Snapdragon 888, 125W Fast Charging And More

Realme GT 5G is set to launch on March 4th in China.


It’s no secret that Realme is working on the Realme GT smartphone. This particular device is in the news from the past couple of weeks, which internally is codenamed as the Realme Race. The smartphone has already cleared TENAA certification this month, implying that its launch was closer. In December, Realme even officially revealed the teaser image of the device, giving an idea what the phone could look like. Well, Realme has now confirmed the launch of the Realme GT 5G smartphone in Europe and China, which is set to go official on March 4th. Let’s have a look at the possible specs of the Realme GT 5G ahead:

Realme GT 5G Global Launch Set For March 4th

Realme’s VP Xu Qi Chase shared a poster on Weibo today morning, confirming that the Realme GT 5G will launch on March 4th in China. Some time later, the Europe launch of the smartphone was also confirmed. The poster shared by VP doesn’t specifically mention any specs of the phone, but it does one way confirm that the handset will be named as the Realme GT 5G.

Additionally, speaking about this new naming scheme, the Realme GT 5G naming convention is taken from the concept of GT sports cars, which are designed for high-speed and long-distance driving, offering both high performance and reliable attributes. Similarly, Realme affirms that like the GT sports cars, the Realme GT 5G will offer high performance, which will be utilizing a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G chipset.

“Realme GT is based on our ‘Dare to Leap’ spirit and is an indication of what Realme has in place for its users this year. Realme GT  represents our philosophy of forefront of innovation, design and product value, which is something that young people can resonate with,” said  Madhav Sheth, Vice-President, Realme, and CEO, Realme India and Europe

Realme GT 5G Rumoured Specifications

If we have a recap of the specs of the Realme GT 5G from the past news, the smartphone is expected to feature a 6.8-inch display with 1440 x 3200 pixels resolution, offering a 20:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, the device is confirmed to pack in Snapdragon 888 5G chipset, which might be aided with 12GB of RAM. The smartphone is said to arrive in 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB internal storage options. On the software side, the Realme GT 5G might run Android 11 out-of-the box, with Realme’s custom Realme UI 2.0 skin.

In terms of imaging, the Realme GT 5G might feature a triple camera setup. The main primary camera sensor at the back is suspected to be of 64MP. At the front, the phone will have a hole-punch cutout, which does mean that we will get to see a single front-facing camera. The Realme GT 5G is expected to pack a 5000mAh battery that might have 125W fast charging support. In addition to the Realme GT 5G, Realme is also expected to launch the Pro model as well, whose specs remain unknown at the moment.

Realme GT 5G even had gained the BIS certification in India, which does one way mean that we might see its launch in near future. Now that Realme has officially scheduled the launch of the Realme GT 5G, we could see the company dropping few teasers till March 4th, which might confirm few specifications.

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