Realme GT 5 was launched in China on Monday as the company’s latest GT series smartphone. The handset is powered by a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset and comes with up to 24GB of RAM and 1TB of storage. There are currently only two other phones available worldwide with 24GB of RAM – the OnePlus Ace 2 Pro and the Red Magic 8S Pro+ from Nubia. Realme’s latest smartphone can charge up to 240W and is available in three RAM and storage configurations.
Prices and availability of the Realme GT 5
The Realme GT 5 is priced at 2,999 CNY for the base model with 12GB RAM and 256GB storage. The phone is also available in a 16GB + 512GB storage configuration priced at CNY 3,299. Customers who want 24GB of RAM paired with 1TB of storage and 240W fast charging can purchase the top-of-the-line model for CNY3,799.
The handset comes in Flowing Silver Illusion Mirror and Starry Oasis (translated from Chinese) color options and will be available in China from September 4 via the company’s online store.
Realme GT 5 specifications, features
The Dual SIM (Nano) Realme GT 5 runs on Realme UI 4 based on Android 13. It features a 6.74-inch Full HD+ display (1240 x 2772 pixels) with a refresh rate of 144 Hz and a Screen-to-body coverage ratio of 93.7 percent. According to the company, the display offers 100 percent coverage of the DCI:P3 color space. The handset is powered by a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC paired with up to 24GB of LPDDR5X RAM.
Realme’s latest mobile phone is equipped with a triple rear camera consisting of a 50-megapixel main camera with a Sony IMX890 sensor and an f/1.88 aperture, and an 8-megapixel wide-angle camera with a 112-degree field of view and f/2.2 aperture, along with a 2-megapixel macro camera with an f/2.4 aperture. For selfies and video chats, the Realme GT 5 is equipped with a 16-megapixel front camera with a Samsung S5K3P9 sensor and an f/2.45 aperture.
On the Realme GT 5 you get up to 1TB of UFS 4 storage and the handset offers a range of connectivity options including 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 7, Bluetooth 5.3, NFC, GPS, A-GPS, NavIC and more USB Type-C connector. It is equipped with an accelerometer, gyroscope, magnetometer, and ambient light and proximity sensors. Realme has also installed its Awakening Halo System Pro notification LED module next to the rear cameras.
The Realme GT 5 is equipped with an infrared (IR) blaster that allows the phone’s owner to remotely control home appliances and electronics. The phone is available in two battery and charging configurations – a 5,240mAh battery with 150W fast charge support and a 4,600mAh battery with 240W fast charge support. However, the latter is only available with the top-of-the-line RAM and storage equipment. It measures 163.13 x 75.38 x 8.9mm and weighs 205g.