Realme kicks off the year with a bang by launching the all-new GT2 series smartphones during a high profile launch event held in the Chinese market. In fact, today’s launch event is the first major smartphone launch event in 2022 and that makes it even more exciting than ever.
Besides being the first major smartphone launch of the year, the Realme GT 2 series also carries many firsts to it’s name. This is especially true for the Realme GT 2 Pro which is officially the first smartphone in the world to feature an AMOLED display with the second generation’s LTPO technology.
If that doesn’t sounds impressive enough, it’s 6.7” AMOLED display also offers a super sharp QHD+ screen resolution garnished with a buttery-smooth 120Hz adaptive refresh rate as well as a responsive 1,000Hz touch sampling rate. Other than that, you can also expect highly accurate and realistic color reproduction courtesy of it’s support for 10-bit color depth and HDR10+.
The vanilla Realme GT 2 is also pretty impressive even though it’s on a slightly different level from the GT 2 Pro. It settles with a comparatively smaller 6.62” AMOLED panel with FHD+ screen resolution and 120Hz refresh rate.
Around the back of the phone, both models share a rather similar design for their rear camera bump that houses a total of three cameras. Unsurprisingly, the the Realme GT 2 Pro comes with a more proficient camera system lead by a 50 megapixels Sony IMX766 main camera alongside a 50 megapixels Samsung JN1 ultra-wide camera with 150-degree FoV and a 2 megapixels microscope lens with up to 40x magnification.
As for the Realme GT 2, it gets the same 50MP Sony IMX766 camera for it’s main unit but will feature a toned-down ultra-wide unit and a macro camera. Selfie-wise, it’ll be handled by a 32 megapixels front-facing camera on the Realme GT 2 Pro, and a 16 megapixels camera on the vanilla model.
Under the hood, the Realme GT 2 Pro and GT 2 will be powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 and Snapdragon 888 chipsets respectively. Memory options for both devices start from 8GB RAM/ 128GB storage and could go up to 12GB RAM and 512GB storage for the Pro model.
To keep it’s lights on, both devices are backed by a 5,000mAh battery with 65W fast-charging support. They will also be shipped with the latest Realme UI 3.0 based on the new Android 12 OS right off the box.
For those who’re interested, the Realme GT 2 and GT 2 Pro will be available in a four different color options such as Paper White, Paper Green, Steel Black and Titanium Blue. Pricing for the phones will start from 2,699 Yuan (US$425) for the Realme GT 2 and 3,899 Yuan (US$613) for the GT2 Pro in the Chinese market.