Today, Realme officially launched the Realme GT smartphone at the new product launch conference. This is the first product of Realme’s new GT series that also provides a flagship of Snapdragon 888 performance. It supports 65W fast charging, 120Hz high refresh rate, and is the first to come with a liquid-cooled heat dissipation technology of the steel-copper composite structure. The price starts at 2799 yuan ($434). This is one of the cheapest Snapdragon 888 flagships.

Realme GT Design

The Realme GT smartphone adopts the style of “speed aesthetics”, inspired by racing cars. We should admit that the appearance is extremely dynamic, color, light effects, textures and other aspects are full of racing elements. So we guess young customers will like it very much.

The phone has three options: Galaxy battleship, Deep sea airship, Dawn. The first two are made of 3D glass, while the Dawn version is made of plain leather splicing. The new superfine surface 2.0 plain leather material has a softer feel than the previous generation.

The Realme GT uses a 6.43-inch AMOLED screen with a resolution of 2340×1080; it supports 120Hz high refresh; touch sampling rate is up to 360Hz; touch response time is only 2.78ms; it also supports 100% DCI-P3 color gamut.

Under-Screen Fingerprint Recognition Module

It is worth noting that, unlike smartphones of the same level that use side fingerprint recognition, the Realme GT uses a new generation of optical screen fingerprint recognition. The technology comes from Goodix. It supports security filtering, faster unlocking speed, and higher security.

Up to now, Goodix has commercialized over 190 brand models of under-screen optical fingerprints, of which over 30 models of ultra-thin under-screen optical fingerprints have been commercially available.

In addition to the optical fingerprint recognition chip, Goodix also provides solutions for the Realme GT such as smart audio amplifier and recording enhancement, bringing high-fidelity audio and clear and transparent voice calls and recording effects.

Realme GT Performance

In terms of hardware, the Realme GT uses a combination of Snapdragon 888, LPDDR5 and UFS 3.1 Audio-Technica, with a maximum configuration of 12+256GB, and an Antutu running score of 750,000 points.

Realme GT

Heat dissipation is a focus of the Realme GT. It uses a 3D tempered liquid cooling system. For the first time, it uses a steel-copper composite structure, which has high strength and good heat dissipation effect. It is significantly improved compared to traditional VC liquid cooling.

There is a 4500mAh large battery and supports 65W super-fast charge. So it can fully charge in 35 minutes.

Realme GT

The Realme GT comes with dual speakers and retains a 3.5mm headphone jack, which is rare on the flagship machine in 2021.

The phone also brings the Tactile Engine linear motor. It is comparable to professional handhelds. It also supports a new 4D game vibration, and 10 custom vibration waveforms are available.

For games, the Realme GT also has its own GT mode. It also has a high frame rate of 120Hz, running at a higher frequency, and even has its own startup animation, sound effects and shock.

Realme GT Camera

The realme GT has a front 16-megapixel wide-angle selfie lens that supports portrait super night scenes. The rear has a 64-megapixel triple-camera. The main camera uses the Sony IMX682 sensor that supports four-in-one pixels. It can synthesize 1.6m large pixels in dark Improve the ability to take pictures of night scenes.

There are also 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lenses and 2-megapixel macro lenses.


The Realme GT has upgraded the new Realme UI 2.0, based on the bottom layer of Android 11. It has a highly DIY visual design, supports icon font editing, personalized screen display, etc., and users can customize the system interface they like with a high degree of freedom.

In addition, Realme UI 2.0 also brings an overall improvement in system performance. Compared with the old version, the system resource utilization rate has increased by 45%, the system response speed has increased by 32%, and the frame rate stability has increased by 17%.

Price and Availability

The 8+128GB version will be available for 2799 yuan, and the 12+256GB version will be available for 3299 yuan and will go on sale on March 10.

Realme GT

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