A Realme phone that is powered by the yet-to-be-announced Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen1 flagship 5G chipset is expected to be launched in the first quarter of 2021.
(Update, December 14: Realme has scheduled a Realme GT 2 series special event on December 20!)
Already spotted on the IMEI database and the company’s website, among others, the Realme GT 2 Pro has appeared on Antutu. In fact, the benchmarking platform itself shared the test result of the smartphone. And not surprisingly, the GT 2 Pro scored a whopping 1,025,215 points, one of the highest we’ve seen thus far. That’s approximately 20% higher than the average rating of devices using the Snapdragon 888 series. The 447,926 GPU score is also better by around 37.5%.
The variant tested — one that could still be an engineering unit, Antutu said — packs 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage. It likewise features a 120Hz screen and runs on a user interface based on Android 12.
Word has it that the Realme GT 2 Pro is equipped with an FHD+ AMOLED display that measures 6.55 inches; a 5,000mAh battery with support for 125 watts of fast charging; a triple-rear-camera setup that could include a 50-megapixel main sensor with optical image stabilization and an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens; and a 32-megapixel selfie camera.
The price is pegged at around ¥4,000, or roughly P31,579 and $627. Considering that Realme hasn’t released its most premium models in the Philippines, we won’t keep our hopes up about the Realme GT 2 Pro’s availability in the country. We’d love it if we’d be proven wrong here, though.
(Phone in the main image is the Realme GT 5G with Snapdragon 888, which was launched in March 2021)
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