realme GT5 debuts with Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 and 240W charging for $500.

realme GT5 has been officially introduced in China, showcasing a range of impressive specifications. The pricing of the realme GT5 is also notably competitive.

realme GT5

realme GT5 comes with Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 platform, paired with UFS 4.0 and LPDDR5X RAM. Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 is accompanied with Pixelworks X7 chip.

The top configuration of realme GT5 comes with 24 GB of RAM and 1 TB of storage. The other variants include 12GB+256GB and 16GB+256GB RAM and storage. The differences between these three variants are not only the RAM and storage capacities but also the charging speeds. The 24GB+1TB variant comes with 240W fast charging, while remaining variants have 150W fast charging.

240W variant of realme GT5 is equipped with a dual-cell battery, each with a capacity of 2300 mAh, totaling 4600 mAh. The 150W realme GT5 also features a dual-cell battery design but with a slightly higher capacity of 5240 mAh.

realme markets the GT5 with the slogan “30 seconds charge, 2 hours talk” and the 240W is incredibly fast, with an 80 second charge taking the phone from 0% to 20%. The 150W variant also boasts impressive charging speeds, outpacing many phones available in the market that take nearly 2 hours to charge. 150W variant achieves 50% charge in just 7 minutes.

realme GT5 boasts a display with a resolution of 1.5K, a refresh rate of 144 Hz, and PWM dimming at 2160 Hz. The screen’s bezels are very thin, measuring just 1.46mm.

realme GT5 comes with a triple camera setup with 50MP Sony IMX 890 main, 8MP ultrawide and 2MP macro camera.

 

realme GT5 pricing

  • 12GB+256GB (150W) – ¥2999 – 411 USD
  • 16GB+512GB (150W)- ¥3299 – 452 USD
  • 24GB+1TB (240W)- ¥3799 – 520 USD

With its slim display bezels, fast charging capabilities, and Snapdragon 8 Gen 2, realme GT5 is a very powerful device. While the Chinese pricing of realme GT5 is known, the global pricing is yet to be unveiled as it has not been launched globally. Chinese pricing seems very well priced though.

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