Realme is launching its highest-end cellphone but in a number of European nations at the moment, describing it as a “flagship killer.” The Realme GT is a high-end machine with a quick Qualcomm processor, a clean OLED display screen, and a worth that begins as little as €369 (about $450).
The GT is a gorgeous machine, with an extended shiny black panel breaking apart this mannequin’s vivid yellow mock-leather end — it’s all very evocative of sports activities automobiles, which is clearly what Realme was going for with the cellphone’s identify as effectively. The one tell-tale signal that this isn’t an costly flagship is the marginally massive chin beneath the display screen — that and the headphone jack.
“Flagship killer” is, after all, what OnePlus used to name its telephones earlier than the corporate began making costlier units. In reality, Realme has had a greater declare to that title than OnePlus for some time now, with units like final 12 months’s X50 Professional providing wonderful efficiency for the worth. Realme does share the identical personal possession and provide chain as OnePlus — each manufacturers had been initially spun out of Oppo — so the similarities aren’t coming from nowhere.
Listed below are the GT’s key specs:
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor
- 6.4-inch 1080p 120Hz OLED display screen
- 64-megapixel main digicam, 8-megapixel ultrawide, 2-megapixel macro, 16-megapixel selfie
- 4,500mAh battery with 65W quick charging
- 128GB or 256GB of storage
- 8GB or 12GB or RAM
- Optical in-display fingerprint sensor
- Headphone jack
The shortage of wi-fi charging might be the largest lacking characteristic right here — Realme has nonetheless but to help it on any cellphone, although, so it’s probably not a shock. The digicam system doesn’t sound prefer it’d maintain up towards most flagships, both. However in any other case, the GT seems to be superb worth for the worth, undercutting the MSRP of the rest with a Snapdragon 888.
That stated, the pricing is slightly sophisticated. The €369 8GB/128GB model will solely be bought on AliExpress from June 21st to 25th. The official listing worth of the 12GB/256GB model is €599 (~$725), however Realme tells The Verge that the precise worth can be €549 (~$665) on the corporate’s web site, as was beforehand revealed. You’ll additionally be capable of save additional on Amazon’s Prime Day on June 21st, the place it’ll be accessible for €499 (~$605).