The Oppo sub-brand, Realme, has finally taken the wraps off its new flagship GT series of smartphones in India. The series comprises two models, namely Realme GT Master Edition and Realme GT 5G, where the former is a mid-ranger while the latter is a flagship handset. Also, since the X series has been replaced by the GT series, the Realme GT 5G is the successor to last year’s Realme X50 Pro. Let’s take a look at the specifications and pricing of these smartphones.
Realme GT 5G Specifications
Realme GT 5G brings a horde of flagship features to the table at an affordable price tag. It features a 6.43-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED display with a 20:9 aspect ratio and 1,000 nits of peak brightness. Its display also boasts a 120Hz refresh rate support and a 360Hz touch sampling rate that will entice gaming enthusiasts. Now coming to what’s powering the device is top-of-the-line Snapdragon 888 SoC. It is the most affordable phone in India with this chip. The powerful SoC is paired with 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM and up to 256GB of fast UFS3.1 internal storage. Moreover, there is also Dynamic RAM Expansion support to expand the RAM by up to 7GB using the inbuilt storage.
As for the camera department, the device opts for a triple-camera setup on the rear with a 64 MP Sony IMX682 primary sensor (f/1.8 aperture) along with an 8 MP ultra-wide shooter and a 2 MP macro shooter. On the front, there is a 16 MP selfie shooter with an f/2.5 lens housed in a hole-punch cutout.
Connectivity options include 4G, 5G, Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth v5.2, NFC, and a USB Type-C port. It also features an in-display fingerprint sensor. The GT packs a 4,500mAh battery that supports Realme’s 65W SuperDart Charge fast charging, which the company claims can juice the smartphone from 0 to 100% in 35mins. The device runs on Android 11 with Realme UI 2.0 out of the box.
Realme GT Master Edition Specifications
The cheaper sibling in the GT series features the same 6.43-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate support. The major factor that distinguishes them is what powers them underneath. Under the hood, Realme GT Master Edition is powered by a mid-tier Snapdragon 778G SoC, paired with up to 8GB of RAM and up to 256GB of storage. There’s also Dynamic RAM Expansion support that allows you to use up to 5GB of the storage as virtual RAM.
It carries the same triple rear camera setup with a 64 MP primary camera, an 8 MP ultra-wide shooter and a 2 MP macro lens. However, the selfie shooter has been bumped up to a 32 MP Sony IMX615 camera sensor.
The company has provided a 4,300mAh battery on the Realme GT Master Edition that also supports 65W SuperDart Charge. The phone runs on Android 11 with Realme UI 2.0 on top.
Realme GT 5G, Realme GT Master Edition Price in India
Realme GT 5G comes in 3 colourways – Dashing Blue, Dashing Silver (both have a glass back), and an eye-catching Racing Yellow (with a vegan leather finish). The device will be available for purchase starting August 25 via Flipkart, Realme.com, and major retail stores. The device will be sold at the following price tags.
- 8GB + 128GB: ₹37,999
- 12GB + 256GB: ₹41,999
Realme GT Master Edition is available in an attractive suitcase-like design, which is limited to the Voyager Grey colour option designed by Naoto Fukasawa as well as Cosmos Blue and Luna White colours. It will go on sale starting August 26 and will be sold at the below-mentioned price tags.
- 6GB + 128GB: ₹25,999
- 8GB + 128GB: ₹27,999
- 8GB + 256GB: ₹29,999