Following the launch of Realme GT 2 series smartphones in the Chinese market earlier this week, Realme VP and head of Realme International business group Madhav Sheth has confirmed that the much anticipated smartphone series will soon be heading to the global market as well.
Although there wasn’t any mention on the launch date or timeframe of it’s global launch, but Sheth noted that the company will also be launching a series of new Android tablets and Windows-based laptops later this year.
Coming back to the Realme GT 2 series, the phones have enjoyed a successful debut sale in the Chinese market with than 40,000 units sold within the first 3 minutes into it’s first sale.
The new GT 2 series currently includes a total of two models such as the e Realme GT 2 and GT 2 Pro. The GT 2 Pro features a 6.7” LTPO 2.0 AMOLED display which 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. The vanilla Realme GT 2 on the other hand, 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.
Both devices are available in a total of 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.