realme GT 5G launched globally, most affordable flagship with Snapdragon 888 yet

realme GT 5G

realme is upping the ante with the release of their new flagship killer: the realme GT 5G. The brand is pegging it as one of the most affordable smartphones in the market to come with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 along with other attractive features.

realme GT 5G

The realme GT 5G has all the furbishing of a flagship device with 5G capabilities, up to 12GB LPDDR5 RAM, up to 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage, alongside with the aforementioned top-class Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset.

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realme GT 5G

Its spec sheet does not stop there. It comes with a 6.43-inch 2400 x 1080 AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate, 360Hz sampling rate, and HDR10+ support. It also has a triple camera setup at the back – a 64MP f/1.8 main lens, an 8MP f/2.2 ultrawide, and a 2MP f/2.4 macro – and a 16MP f/2.5 selfie camera.

The device is powered by a 4,500mAh battery that supports the brand’s 65W Fast Charging. An in-display fingerprint scanner is present as well as a 3.5mm audio jack for those who enjoy a wired audio experience.

realme GT 5G

realme GT 5G
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 888
Screen6.43-inch AMOLED, 2400 x 1080, 120Hz, 360Hz Sampling Rate, HDR10+, DCI-P3
OSAndroid 11, realme UI 2.0
Rear Camera64MP f/1.8 Main, 8MP f/2.2 Ultrawide, 2MP f/2.4 Macro
Front Camera16MP f/2.5
Storage128GB, 256GB UFS 3.1
NetworkDual-SIM, 5G
ConnectivityDual-Band WiFi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2, NFC, USB Type-C
Battery4,500mAh, 65W Fast Charging
OthersIn-Display Fingerprint Scanner, Stereo Speakers
ColorsRacing Yellow, Dashing Silver, Dashing Blue

realme GT 5G Global Price and Availability

The global version of the realme GT 5G will be initially available in select countries in Europe and in Thailand. It will start selling on June 21 with the 8GB/16GB variant exclusively via AliExpress for EUR 369 (PhP 21,500). The 12GB/256GB will also be exclusive on Amazon Prime Day until June 22 for EUR 499 (PhP 29,000).

After its timed exclusivity, the smartphone will be available in additional markets for EUR 449 (PhP 26,000) and EUR 599 (PhP 35,000) for the 8GB/128GB and 12GB/256GB, respectively.

No word yet if the realme GT 5G will arrive in the Philippines.