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Realme officially announced GT Neo2 [Update: now available in Europe]

Realme GT Neo2

Update (16 Nov, 2021):

The GT Neo2 has officially comes to Europe several weeks after it launched in other markets. Only the 8GB/128GB and 12GB/256GB versions of the phone will be available in Europe, priced at €450 and €550 respectively. The color options remain the same, but it will boot Android 12 based realme 3.0 UI out-of-the-box. Sales will commence on realme.com in the coming days.

The device that we have been expecting is finally here. Oppo's Realme brand today took to stage to announce its latest upper mid-range smartphone, the GT Neo2. After several rumors and show-off in the last few weeks, the device has been finally unclad and we now have all the authentic details of what it brings.

The GT Neo2 has a rare rear design unlike any device we have seen lately in the mobile market. The firm has make sure that it is both premium in look and when held in hand. The phone comes in three different colors with different texture and feel.

The Neo Green color variant uses a matte AG glass to protect the back, furnish with 7 nano multilayer finish for a distinguished feel. Next is the Neo Blue color variant that opted for a glass back with 8 gradient color nano layers. There is also a Neo black color variant.

Realme GT Neo2 in colors

All the three color models of the Realme GT Neo2 have anti-fingerprint and antifouling finish to deter fingerprints for premium look. Moving on, the device has a 6.62-inch Full-HD+ E4 AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate and 10240-level of brightness. The display is fully calibrated to offer 100% DCI-P3 color gamut in all lighting, although that cannot be proved until use.

Powering the hardware is an 8-core Snapdragon 870 7nm chipset, paired with up to 12GB of RAM. Users are given the option to bump the RAM up to 19GB depending on the model - the additional 7GB RAM is a virtual ram that makes use of the internal storage space. Speaking of the storage, it is offered in 128GB and 256GB depending on the model you chose. That's plenty of space to have fun with.

Back to the chipset, Realme said it used aerospace-grade diamond heat dissipation gel and 3D VC cooling to lower the heat generated by the CPU up to 18°C. The device has 8-layer heat dissipation structure that can lower the temperature for butter-smooth gaming. In optics, the GT Neo2 features triple rear-facing camera in 64MP+8MP+2MP configuration, while it housed a 16MP camera at the front.

It's worth mentioning that the Realme GT Neo2 supports full-fledged 5G connectivity, both SA and NSA. There is also Bluetooth 5.2, Wi-Fi 802.11ax and GPS onboard. The overall system relied on a 5,000mAh battery for power with supports for 65W fast charging.

Realme GT Neo2 Specifications

  • Display: 6.62-inch Full HD+ (2400x1080) E4 AMOLED, 120Hz refresh rate, 20:9 aspect ratio, HDR10+, up to 1300 nits brightness, DC Dimming, 100% DCI-P3 wide color gamut, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • Processor: 3.2GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 7nm 64-bit chipset
  • GPU: Adreno 650 GPU
  • RAM: 8GB / 12GB LPDDR5
  • Storage: 128GB / 256GB UFS 3.1 (non-expandable)
  • Rear Camera (Triple): 64MP with f/1.8 aperture, LED flash; secondary 8MP ultra-wide angle lens with f/2.2 aperture; 2MP macro camera with f/2.4 aperture
  • Front Camera: 16MP,
  • Audio: USB-C Audio, Hi Res Audio support, dual speakers, Dolby Atmos
  • Water Protection: None
  • Operating System: Android 11, realme UI 2.0
  • Biometrics: In-display fingerprint sensor
  • SIM: Dedicated dual SIM (nano + nano)
  • Connectivity: 5G (SA/NSA), Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ax (Dual-band), Bluetooth 5.2, GPS dual band (L1+L5)/GLONASS/Navic/QZSS/Galileo, NFC, USB Type-C
  • Dimensions: 162.9×75.8×8.6mm
  • Weight: 198.8 grams
  • Battery: 5,000mAh / 4,930mAh (typical/minimum), 65W Flash Charge
  • Colour(s): Neo Green, Neo Blue, Neo Black

India will be welcoming the device first before it arrive to other global markets. The firm will be selling the GT Neo2 on Flipkart, Realme.com, and at offline retail outlets in the region starting from October 17th for Rs 31,999 for the 8GB/128GB variant, and Rs 35,999 for the 12GB/256GB variant.

These will be available at introductory price of Rs 24,999 and Rs 28,999, respectively, during festive sale.




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