After several months of speculations, the Realme GT Neo2 smartphone is finally set to go official in India today. Realme fans will be able to watch the launch event live on the company’s official YouTube channel later today. After the launch event, the phone will go on sale via India’s leading eCommerce website and the company’s official online store. The phone was originally launched in China in September.
The Realme GT Neo2 will be succeeding the well-received Realme GT Neo. To recall, Realme brought the GT Neo into the Indian market with the Realme X7 Max moniker. At the impending launch event, Realme will be taking the wraps off its 5G-enabled handset that boasts an array of impressive features and cutting-edge specifications. Aside from divulging key details about the GT Neo2 during the launch event, Realme will share more updates on its social media handles.
Realme GT Neo2 India Launch Today
The much-awaited Realme GT Neo2 India launch event will kick off today at 12:30 PM IST. Furthermore, the phone will be up for grabs via Flipkart and Realme’s websites after the launch event comes to an end. The phone was originally introduced in China in September. As mentioned earlier, the event will be live-streamed on the company’s YouTube channel. A slew of other updates will be shared through Realme’s Twitter handle and other social media accounts.
The base model of the Realme GT Neo2 carries a starting price of around INR 28,500 in China. In other words, the phone could retail for more than INR 30,000 in India, considering the taxes and import duties. Furthermore, the upcoming smartphone will be locking horns with the likes of the OnePlus 9R, and the Mi 11X. Both smartphones pack the Snapdragon 870 SoC under the hood. Moreover, the phone could come in an eye-catching Glaze White color option.
Since the Realme GT Neo2 is already available in China, we have an idea of what the Indian version could offer in terms of specifications. The smartphone sports a 6.62-inch E4 AMOLED display with FHD+ resolution, a refresh rate of 120Hz, and a touch sampling rate of 600Hz. Aside from that, the phone delivers a brightness of 1300nits with a 600Hz touch sampling rate and a contrast ratio of 500000:1. Moreover, the phone supports DC dimming and has Gorilla Glass 5 on top for additional protection.
Furthermore, the phone ships with up to 12GB RAM and offers 256GB of onboard expandable storage capacity (via microSD card). The phone runs Android 11 OS with Realme UI 2.0 custom skin on top. Moreover, a 5000mAh battery that supports 65W fast charging will be powering up the entire system. Under the hood, the phone packs a Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 processor, along with an Adreno 650 GPU.
For connectivity, the handset offers a USB Type-C port, GPS, Bluetooth 5.1, Wi-Fi 6, 4G LTE, and 5G. In the optics department, the Realme GT Neo2 houses a 64MP main camera, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera, and a 2MP depth sensor at the back. Upfront, it features a 16MP shooter for selfies and video calling. The phone has a fingerprint sensor integrated into the display for additional security.