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realme GT launched globally with flagship killer specs and affordable starting price

realme has officially announced their 2021 flagship killer smartphone, realme GT, at the company’s first global launch event. As realme’s inaugural product under the GT series and the first Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 powered device, the realme GT delivers a high quality experience expected of a flagship product as well as accessibility and three key features – speed-inspired aesthetics, thunderous power and sustained performance – setting new industry standards for the mid-to high-end flagship phone segment.  

During his opening speech at the launch event, Sky Li, CEO of realme commented, “We are thrilled to bring our flagship killer phone to users worldwide. The realme GT aims to disrupt the mid to high-end phone segment. By offering the maximum number of flagship features for our budget minded consumers, the global launch of the realme GT reflects our ongoing commitment to making cutting-edge technology more accessible to young consumers around the world and hence empowering them in their daily lives.”

Key highlights on the realme GT:

  • Design is based on the core concept of grand tourers (GT) sports cars which were made for high speed, long-distance driving combined with exceptional performance and luxury features
  • Glass covered design with a 3D light reflecting pattern on the back plus a vegan-leather covered version
  • Comes in 3 colours: Dashing Silver & Dashing Blue (Glass version) and Racing Yellow (vegan leather edition)
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 888, LPDDR5 RAM and the fastest UFS 3.1 storage
  • GT Mode (unlock high performance mode)
  • Dolby Atmos Dual Stereo speakers, Hi-Res Audio, and a 3.5mm audio jack
  • 6.43-inch 120Hz Samsung Super AMOLED display
  • Front and rear dual light sensors provide 4,096 auto-brightness levels
  • Sony 64MP triple camera with a brand-new night portrait mode and AI capabilities to deliver professional grade photos
  • Stainless steel VC cooling system (50% increased cooling power compared with a traditional copper VC cooling system)
  • One of the first devices to support Android 12 Beta 1
  • Weighing less than 186g
  • 4,500 mAh battery and 65W SuperDart charging support (0-100% in just 35 minutes)

Alessio Bradde, realme Product Marketing Manager, said, “We are incredibly proud to launch globally the realme GT, our flagship product of the year. Just like the GT cars with their ultimate pursuit of speed, performance and precision, the realme GT is designed for users who want an outstanding experience in a flagship smartphone. We hope the spirit of the realme GT series will ignite a passion among our young users to constantly push their limits and realize their full potential.”

realme also confirmed the GT is available for purchase in selective countries, including Poland, Spain, Russia and Thailand with additional markets to follow. The new realme GT with 12GB RAM and 256GB storage will be available in three colors: Dashing Silver, Dashing Blue and Racing Yellow for EUR 599 at realme official online as well as other authorized distribution channels. realme GT 8GB+128GB variant will be on sale for just 369 euros only on AliExpress. The realme GT will also offer early-bird discounts of EUR 499 for the 12GB+256GB version to all consumers during Amazon Prime Day from 21 June.

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