Realme GT 2 Pro launched in India with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 price specs here

New Delhi: Handset maker Realme on Thursday marked its foray into the high-end segment with the launch of the highly anticipated Realme GT 2 Pro in India, which features a biopolymer design that has a paper-like texture and that no no other smartphone has had to date. The Realme GT 2 Pro comes with a top-tier Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chip, a 5,000mAh camera, and a triple rear camera setup on the back. The starting price of the smartphone is Rs 49,999 for the base model.

“We entered 2022 with bold new ambitions to increase Realme’s presence in the premium bespoke segment with the GT Series as our flagship. The overwhelming response from GT Series 5G and GT NEO Series users 2 5G has given us the confidence to invest in revolutionary new technologies in the high-end segment and raise the bar for user experience”, Madhav Sheth, CEO Realme India, VP, Realme and President of Realme International Business Group , said in a statement.

The Realme GT 2 Pro will go against Xiaomi 12 Pro (which is not yet launched), OnePlus 10 Pro, Iqoo 9 Pro and Samsung Galaxy S22+.

Realme GT 2 Pro price, features and more

The Realme GT 2 Pro comes with an industry-first bio-based polymer design and a 2K AMOLED flat screen. The device also comes with 65W SuperDart charging, a 5000mAh battery and it comes in three colors: Paper White, Paper Green and Steel Black. Realme GT 2 Pro pricing starts at Rs 49,999 for the 8GB + 128GB model and Rs 57,999 for the 12GB + 256GB variant.

The first sale of the Realme GT 2 Pro is expected to take place on April 14 from noon on Flipkart.com, Realme.com and other major channels.

The Realme GT 2 Pro comes with a triple camera featuring the world’s only 150-degree ultra-wide camera, with 50MP resolution and the world’s first fish-eye mode, powered by the Samsung ISOCELL JN1 sensor. There’s a 40X ultra micro lens and a 50MP main camera with a flagship IMX766 sensor with OIS and EIS. There is also a 32MP front camera for selfies and video calls.

Realme GT 2 Pro bank offers

The company has also announced an introductory offer for the Realme GT 2 Pro where buyers can avail cashback of Rs 5,000 on HDFC Bank and SBI credit, debit cards and EMI transactions. After the bank offers, the effective price of the Realme GT 2 Pro will come down to Rs 44,999 and Rs 52,999 for the 8GB RAM and 12GB RAM models, respectively. Looks like Realme took inspiration from Samsung and that’s why it’s also offering a free Realme Watch S with the Realme GT 2 Pro for first-time buyers.

Abdul J. Gaspar