Realme has held a big launch event in India today. The event is being called big because it has seen the launch of the anticipated Realme GT 2 Pro flagship in the country. Every since GT 2 Series had launched internationally, its Indian launch was being waited upon and now the wait has come to an end.
Accompanying GT 2 Pro is a new budget smartphone called Realme 9 4G, the third member of the Realme Buds Air series and the Realme Book Prime. Let us have a look at the price, availability, and specs of these newly launched devices.
Realme GT 2 Pro & Realme 9 4G Price & Availability
The Realme GT 2 Pro comes in 2 storage models-
- 8GB RAM+128GB storage- Rs. 44,999
- 12GB RAM+256GB storage- Rs. 52,999
It will come in Paper White, Paper Green, and Steel Black colors. The first sale will be live on April 14, from 12 noon onwards.
Pre-order between 7 to 13 April on select offline stores. The pre-order benefits include free Realme buds Air Pro or Realme Watch 2 Pro along with OTT and entertainment vouchers worth Rs. 1000.
The Realme 9 4G will be available in 2 storage models-
- 6GB RAM+128GB storage- Rs. 15,999
- 8GB RAM+128GB storage- Rs. 16,999
It comes in 3 colors- Meteor Black, Sunburst Gold, and Stargaze White. The first sale will be held on 12 April, from 12 noon onwards at Flipkart, Realme.com, and offline stores.
Realme GT 2 Pro Specs
The Realme GT 2 Pro has a Paper Tech Master design that has been invented by a Realme design studio in collaboration with Naoto Fukasawa. The phone has eco-friendly packaging and has undergone 320+ quality tests.
The Realme GT 2 Pro sports a 6.7-inch 2K AMOLED LTPO 2.0 Super Reality display with a 120Hz refresh rate, HDR10+ certification, 1400 nits peak brightness, and Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection. The device has HDR10+ support, a 1000Hz touch sampling rate, and an adaptive refresh rate.
It runs the latest Android 12 based Realme UI 3.0 skin out of the box and packs a 5000mAh battery with 65W super-dart fast charging support. Realme GT 2 Pro is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC coupled with up to 12GB RAM and up to 256GB storage. GT 2 Pro has a Stainless-steel vapor cooling system max for better thermal performance.
It has a triple camera setup on the back with a 50MP main Sony IMX766 lens (with OIS and EIS), a 50MP ultrawide lens, and a 2MP additional sensor. There is a 32MP front camera as well for selfies and video calls.
In terms of connectivity, the phone has 5G, NFC, and WiFi 6. The smartphone is 8.18mm thick and weighs 189 grams. Realme promises 3 Android OS updates and 4 years of Android security patches for the GT 2 Pro.
Realme 9 4G Specs
The Realme 9 4G features a 6.4-inch AMOLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate and 360Hz touch sampling rate. It has up to 1000 nits peak brightness. It is powered by Snapdragon 680 4G chipset paired with Adreno 610 GPU and up to 8GB RAM and 128GB storage. Dynamic RAM expansion up to 13GB available. The device has a ripple holographic design which gives different hues when light falls on it.
Realme 9 4G will run Android 12 with Realme UI 3.0 and have a 3.5mm headphone jack, fingerprint scanner, Bluetooth, and wi-fi for connectivity. The camera setup at the back has a 108MP main sensor, 8MP ultrawide sensor, and a 2MP macro sensor. The front will see a 16MP selfie camera. Realme 9 4G will draw power from a 5000mAh battery with 33W fast charging. It is 7.99mm thick and weighs 178 grams.
Realme Buds Air 3 Specs & Price
Realme Buds Air 3 is priced at Rs. 3999 but will be available at an introductory price of Rs. 3499 in India from today 2 PM. Realme Buds Air 3 come in Galaxy White and Starry Blue colors.
They have a horizon design and come with a 10mm dynamic bass boost driver and feature a liquid crystal polymer diaphragm. They have a low latency of 88ms and two microphones. They support ANC up to 42dB and have a transparency mode as well. On a single charge, the battery lasts for 7 hours as it has a massive battery for the charging case.
It comes with fast charging support as well. They claim to give 100 minutes of music playback on a 10-minute charge and support Bluetooth 5.2 and Google Fast pair. They come with an IPX4 rating for water resistance and can be paired with 2 devices at the same time. They detect when the user puts them on and gestures can be used to switch tracks, play or pause audio.
Realme Book Prime Specs and Price
Realme Book Prime runs Windows 11 and sports a 2K Full vision display. It is powered by an 11th Gen i5-11320H processor with up to 16GB RAM and up to 512GB SSD. It has a backlit keyboard with a large touchpad and up to 12 hours of battery life. Book Prime has Stereo sound support by DTS, a Dual fan VC liquid cooling system, Wi-Fi 6, and Thunderbolt 4. It is 14.9mm slim with an aluminum chassis design.
It retails at Rs. 57,999 (introductory price) for the 16GB+512GB model from April 13. It will be available in Real Grey, Real Blue, and Real Green colors.
Realme Smart TV Stick
The TV stick runs Android 11 TV OS and supports FHD resolution at 60fps. The device is powered by an ARM Cortex-A35 CPU paired with 1GB RAM and 8GB storage. It comes with an HDMI 2.0 port and supports streaming platforms like Netflix, YouTube, Prime Video, and Google Play Games.
Realme TV Stick comes in black color and will be available for Rs. 2999 from April 13, 12 Noon onwards.
Realme has also confirmed that it will launch GT 2 Smartphone in India on 4th May, which is its anniversary.