Realme GT 5 has been confirmed to launch in China on August 28th. The handset will launch alongside the Realme Buds Air 5 True Wireless Stereo (TWS) headphones. The Realme GT 5 is said to already run on Qualcomm’s flagship SoC Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 with up to 24 GB of RAM. In addition, a well-known tipster has published an alleged rendering of the mobile phone prior to its official launch, which suggests its design. The Realme GT 5 has a slightly curved display with a hole in the middle.
Through a post on Weibo, Realme announced that the Realme GT 5 will be unveiled on August 28 as part of the company’s fifth anniversary celebrations in China. The kick-off event begins at 2:00 p.m. local time (11:30 p.m. IST). At the same event in China, the Realme Buds Air 5 TWS earphones will also make their debut. Realme teases the upcoming mobile phone with the slogan “Leapfrog” (translated from Chinese).
Last week, Realme CMO Xu Qi Chase revealed the specifications of the Realme GT 5. It has been confirmed to run on the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC, paired with up to 24GB of onboard storage. It will also offer 240W fast charging support.
In addition, tipster Digital Chat Station also published an alleged render of the Realme GT 5 on the Chinese microblogging platform, showing the design from the front. The render shows the handset with a slightly curved punched display and thin bezels. The microphone, SIM tray, speaker grille and USB Type-C port are located on the bottom of the device.
The Realme GT 5 is expected to be launched as the successor to the Realme GT 3. The latter was unveiled during Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2023 with a starting price of US$649 (about Rs.53,500).
It features a 6.74-inch 1.5K (1240 x 2772 pixels) AMOLED display with a refresh rate of up to 144 Hz and is powered by the Snapdragon 8+ Gen octa-core SoC and up to 16 GB of LPDDR5X RAM driven. The Realme GT 3 features a triple rear camera housing a 50-megapixel Sony IMX890 primary sensor with optical image stabilization (OIS) and a 16-megapixel front camera sensor. It is supported by a 4,600mAh battery that supports 240W SUPERVOOC charging.