Realme GT 5G India launch timeline revealed by company executive

Realme GT 5G could be the company's upcoming flagship for India.

Highlights
  • Realme GT 5G India launch could be in early May.
  • Key specifications include Snapdragon 888 SoC, 120Hz AMOLED display, and a 64MP camera.
  • Realme GT 5G price in China starts at CNY 2,799 (approx. Rs 31,400).

Realme GT 5G India launch could happen sometime in the first week of May, going by the company’s Chief Marketing Officer Francis Wong’s comments. In a Q&A session Know your Realmers on the company’s forum, the executive talked about Realme, his background, future plans, and also Realme’s upcoming flagship phone for India. When asked about his daily driver these days, Francis Wong has said, “I wish I could tell you the device I am using, it is our next flagship and it will launch as part of our 3rd-anniversary celebration. Just wait for it.” However, it isn’t clear whether the executive was talking about Realme GT or Realme GT Neo, or both.

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Realme GT 5G specifications

To recall the Realme GT 5G specifications, it sports a 6.43-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED display with punch-hole cutout, 120Hz refresh rate, 1000nits peak brightness, and Corning Gorilla 5. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G SoC coupled with Adreno 660 GPU, up to 12GB LPDDR5 RAM, and 256GB UFS 3.1 storage. The phone runs on Android 11-based Realme UI 2.0 custom skin out of the box and packs a 4,500mAh battery with 65W fast-charging support. Connectivity features include 5G Dual-mode, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, 3.5mm headphone jack, and USB Type-C port for charging and data sync.

Realme GT 5G

The Realme GT 5G has triple cameras at the back, with a 64MP primary sensor, an 8MP wide-angle lens, and a 2MP macro lens. There is a 16MP snapper on the front for selfies and video chats, an in-display fingerprint sensor, stereo speakers, Dolby Atmos, and Hi-Res audio.

Realme GT 5G price

Realme GT 5G price in China is CNY 2,799 (approx Rs 31,400) for the 8GB+128GB model and CNY 3,299 (approx Rs 37,000) for the 12GB+256GB variant. It is available in Blue and Silver colours, and a Vegan Lether edition.