Realme launches its most expensive smartphone in India
Realme has announced a host of new consumer products in India, including Book Prime laptop, Buds Air 3 wireless earphones, Smart TV Stick streaming device, and 9 4G as well as GT 2 Pro smartphones. The GT 2 Pro is a flagship offering and it arrives as the company's most expensive phone in India at a starting price of Rs. 49,999.
Why does this story matter?
Realme has announced a slew of products in the Indian market, covering various categories and segments. However, the GT 2 Pro is the standout as it aims to create a name for the brand in the premium segment. The handset flaunts three 'world's first innovations,' including HyperSmart antenna switching technology, Paper Tech Master Design, and a 150-degree ultra-wide camera.
It sports a 120Hz AMOLED screen
The Realme GT 2 Pro flaunts a punch-hole cut-out on the top-left corner, slim bezels, and an under-display fingerprint sensor. It has a triple rear camera setup, paired with an LED flash. The handset offers a 6.7-inch QHD+ (1440x3216 pixels) LTPO 2.0 AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate, 1,400-nits peak brightness, and Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection for the display.
The handset features a 50MP ultra-wide snapper
The GT 2 Pro is equipped with a 50MP (f/1.8, OIS) primary sensor, a 50MP (f/2.2) 150-degree ultra-wide lens, and a 3MP (f/3.0) microscope sensor with 40x magnification. On the front, it offers a 32MP (f/2.4) snapper for taking selfies.
It is backed by Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset
The GT 2 Pro is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset, coupled with up to 12GB of RAM and up to 256GB of internal storage. It boots the latest Realme UI 3.0 based on Android 12 and packs a 5,000mAh battery with 65W fast-charging support. Connectivity options include 5G, dual-SIMs, Bluetooth 5.2, Wi-Fi 6, NFC, GPS, and a Type-C port.
What are the highlights of Realme 9 4G?
The Realme 9 4G has a 6.4-inch AMOLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate and 1,000-nits of peak brightness. It packs a 108MP (f/1.8) primary sensor, an 8MP (f/2.2) ultra-wide camera, and a 2MP (f/2.4) macro lens. The handset is powered by a Snapdragon 680 chipset with 6GB/8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. It packs a 5,000mAh battery with 33W fast-charging.
Realme GT 2 Pro and Realme 9: Pricing and availability
The Realme GT 2 Pro costs Rs. 49,999 for the 8GB/128GB variant and Rs. 57,999 for the 12GB/256GB model. It will go on sale from April 14 onward and will available in Paper White, Paper Green, and Steel Black colorways. The Realme 9 4G costs Rs. 17,999 for 6GB/128GB model and Rs. 18,999 for 8GB/128GB variant. Its sale will start April 12.