Tuesday , 15 October 2019

Realme Unveils 64-Megapixel-Sporting Realme XT in India

A Realme 5 Pro on steroids

After teasing it during the Realme 5 launch in India, Realme officially unveiled the Realme XT today. The brand’s hero device is its first smartphone with a 64-megapixel primary rear camera.

For its exterior, the Realme XT boasts of a Hyperbola Light Effect—a new design that Realme claims to be eye-catching in either Pearl Blue and Pearl White. As a premium device, the Realme XT sports a 3D Gorilla Glass 5 back. Up front, you get a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED display with Full HD+ resolution.

It also comes with the latest Goodix in-display fingerprint sensor that is more responsive compared to previous-generation in-display fingerprint scanners.

Since the Realme XT comes with a Super AMOLED display, it is one of the first Realme phones to support Dark Mode, which will be made available at a later time via OTA.

Like the Realme 5 and Realme 5 Pro, the Realme XT comes with a quad rear camera setup. Accompanying the 64-megapixel f/1.8 Samsung GW1 camera are an 8-megapixel f/2.25 ultra-wide-angle camera, 2-megapixel f/2.4 macro camera, 2-megapixel f/2.4 portrait camera. For selfies, the Realme XT comes with a 16-megapixel Sony IMX471 sensor.

Like the Realme 5 Pro, the Realme XT is powered by a Snapdragon 712 processor paired with 8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. Keeping the lights on is a 4000mAh cell with 20w VOOC 3.0 Fast Charging via its USB-C port.

Realme XT Specs

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 octa-core processor
  • Adreno 616 GPU
  • 4GB/6GB/8GB RAM
  • 6.4-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED Dewdrop display, Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • 64GB/128GB of expandable storage
  • Quad rear cameras: 64-megapixel f/1.8 Samsung GW1 main camera; 8-megapixel f/2.25 ultra-wide-angle camera; 2-megapixel f/2.4 macro camera; 2-megapixel f/2.4 portrait camera; with LED flash, Dual Pixel Autofocus, EIS, Chroma Boost, Ultra HD mode, 960FPS slow-motion video, Speed Shot, Nightscape, and 4K video recording
  • 16-megapixel f/2.0 Sony IMX 471 front camera with AI beautification, Smart Groufie
  • Dual SIM
  • 3G, LTE
  • WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, A-GPS
  • Fingerprint scanner, AI Face Unlock, Dolby Atmos, Dust and splash resistant
  • 4000mAh battery with VOOC 3.0 20w fast charging
  • Android 9 Pie with ColorOS 6

The Realme XT is priced at Rs 15,999(~Php 11.8k) for the 4GB/64GB variant, Rs 16,999(~Php 12.5k) for the 6GB/64GB variant, and Rs 18,999(~Php 13.9k) for the 8GB/128GB variant. It will be available in India starting September 16.

Aside from the Realme XT, the brand teased an upcoming gaming-centric Realme XT variant with a Snapdragon 730G processor and 30w VOOC fast charging. This version is slated to launch this December.

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