Realme GT arriving in Europe soon, could be flagship killer of note


Update: June 8, 2021 (1:40AM ET): Realme has by chance posted a Realme GT itemizing on its European web site (h/t: The Verge), revealing a €549 (~$669) value for the upcoming Snapdragon 888 flagship telephone. The itemizing has since been pulled from the corporate web site, however confirmed a 12GB/256GB variant.

For what it’s value, the 12GB/256GB mannequin initially launched in China for 3,299 yuan (~$516) earlier this 12 months. So Europeans are a value improve of ~$150. It would be disappointing if the agency didn’t carry the bottom 8GB/128GB Realme GT to world markets, as that may’ve positively lowered the value barrier for inexpensive flagships. So right here’s hoping we certainly see the bottom variant.

Original article: June 1, 2021 (7:59 AM ET): Affordable flagship telephones operating the newest and best Snapdragon 888 processor aren’t quite common, but it surely appears to be like like Realme will be bringing one such machine to Europe later this month.

A trusted firm supply informed Android Authority that the Realme GT, which launched in China again in March, will be coming to Europe in mid-June. In case you missed it, the Realme GT is provided with a Snapdragon 888 SoC, a 6.43-inch 120Hz OLED display screen, 8GB to 12GB of RAM, and 128GB to 256GB of storage.

An image obtained by us (see additional down the web page) additionally exhibits 16GB of RAM and 512GB storage, which might be a brand new storage variant not seen in China. Either means, there’s lots of energy on faucet when you worth the perfect efficiency doable. The rear of the telephone additionally exhibits CE certification, suggesting that that is certainly a Europe-bound GT.

Realme’s cut-price range-topper can also be outfitted with a 4,500mAh battery, 65W wired charging, and a headphone port. Photography is dealt with by a 64MP primary digital camera, 8MP ultra-wide lens, and a 2MP macro sensor. A 16MP selfie snapper is mounted in a punch-hole cutout.

Realme GT: A brand new flagship killer?

The supply informed us that pricing will be very aggressive for the brand new flagship, including that it’ll have “almost the same price as in China.” The Realme GT launched at 2,799 yuan (~$439) in China. Meanwhile, the Iqoo 7 Legend launched in India earlier this 12 months for Rs 39,990 (~$548). If the Realme GT’s European value is even ~$50 to ~$100 greater than the Chinese price ticket, it’ll nonetheless be cheaper than one of the most affordable Snapdragon 888 telephones outdoors China.

Realme confirmed final month that the Chinese model of the Realme GT has entry to the Android 12 beta, including that the worldwide variant will get entry when the telephone launches outdoors China. Our supply reiterated this data, including that world customers will be capable of open the field and obtain the beta from launch day (no signup course of wanted).


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