Realme GT Neo launch teased, will come with MediaTek Dimensity 1200 SoC

Realme GT Neo specifications are expected to be slightly more toned-down compared to the Realme GT.

Highlights
  • Realme GT Neo is confirmed to launch soon
  • The phone will be powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 1200 chipset
  • Realme GT 5G was launched on Thursday

Realme GT Neo launch was teased by the company during the Realme GT 5G launch event. The smartphone was mentioned right at the end of the event and is expected to come with slightly toned-down specs compared to the Realme GT 5G. Realme GT Neo specifications have not been revealed yet but the company did tease the chipset that will power the device. While the Realme GT is powered by the flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset, the upcoming Realme GT Neo will be using a MediaTek Dimensity processor. In fact, it will be one of the first phones to use this new Dimensity chipset.

Realme GT Neo to be powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 1200 SoC

Realme GT Neo

The Realme GT Neo will be powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 1200 chipset. This is seen in the teaser image and has also been tipped by Digital Chat Station (via tipster Mukul Sharma). The Dimensity 1200 SoC was launched in January as a high-end 5G chipset. The first set of phones powered by this processor are expected to show up by the end of Q1 and starting Q2. A Redmi gaming smartphone is expected to be powered by the chipset. The OnePlus Nord 2 will reportedly also use the MediaTek Dimensity 1200 SoC.

Realme GT specifications

The Realme GT 5G features a 6.43-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED display with a punch-hole cutout, 120Hz refresh rate, 1000 nits peak brightness, and Corning Gorilla 5 protection. The smartphone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G SoC paired with up to 12GB RAM and 256GB storage. 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. The phone also comes with an in-display fingerprint sensor, stereo speakers, Dolby Atmos, and Hi-Res audio. Realme GT 5G runs on Android 11-based Realme UI 2.0 custom skin out of the box.

The Realme flagship is equipped with a 64MP triple camera system that includes a 64MP main camera, an 8MP wide-angle lens, and a 2MP macro lens. The phone also gets a 16MP front-facing camera for selfies. Realme GT 5G houses a 4,500mAh battery and supports 65W fast charging. The phone measures 8.4mm in thickness and weighs 186 grams.