realme GT5 Pro with 6.78″ 1.5K 144Hz AMOLED display, Snapdragon 8 Gen 3, 5400mAh battery announced

realme just introduced the realme GT5 Pro, the company’s latest flagship smartphone, at an event in China, as it had promised. The phone packs a 6.78-inch 1.5K BOE X1 AMOLED screen with 4500 nits brightness, Pro-XDR high dynamic display, Dolby Vision, 2160Hz PWM dimming, DC dimming, 144Hz refresh rate, and 20,000-level dimming.

The phone has ultra-narrow bezels, and the chin has just 1.94mm bezel. The phone is powered by Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC with up to 16GB LPDDR5X RAM and up to 1TB UFS 4.0 storage. It has 3VC iceberg cooling system with an area of ​​12,000mm² and has Geek Performance Panel 2.0 enabling GPU+CPU dual scheduling for the first time.

The phone features a high-end nano-skin technology for the Red Rock and Bright Moon colours, which has undergone more than 500,000 wear resistance tests, said the company.

The Starry Night colour has a Star Flash AG glass technology which utilizes AG glass technology, offering an equally delicate and silky feel. Furthermore, the realme GT5 Pro features a super-hard aluminium metal middle frame, improving drop resistance by 40%.

The realme GT5 Pro is the first in the industry to introduce rapid palm unlock. When the display is off, users can simply open their palm and bring it close to the screen to turn it on and quickly unlock the device, said the company.

It has a 50MP Sony LYT-808 main sensor, 8MP ultra-wide and a 50MP periscope telephoto camera with a Sony IMX890 sensor, 3X optical zoom, 6X Lossless zoom, telephoto close-ups, and low-light telephoto portraits.

The phone packs a 5400mAh battery with 100W flash charging, and it has 50W wireless flash charging. It offers 50% charge in 12 minutes in wired and promises over 80% battery health even after 1600 charging cycles.

realme GT5 Pro specifications
  • 6.78-inch (2780×1264 pixels) 1.5K AMOLED display, 0.5Hz-144Hz variable refresh rate, up to 1600 nits typical brightness, up to 4500 nits peak brightness, 2160Hz high-frequency PWM Dimming, Dolby Vision
  • Octa Core Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 Mobile Platform with Adreno 750 GPU
  • 12GB / 16GB LPDDR5X RAM with 256GB / 512GB / 1TB (UFS 4.0) storage
  • Android 14 with realme UI 5.0
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano)
  • 50MP rear camera with 1/1.4″ Sony LYT-808 sensor, f/1.69 aperture, OIS, 8MP 112° ultra-wide camera with Sony IMX355 sensor, f/2.2 aperture, 50MP 1/56″ Sony IMX890 periscope telephoto camera with f/2.6 aperture, OIS, 3x optical zoom, 6x in-sensor zoom, up to 8k 24 fps video recording
  • 32MP front-facing camera with Sony IMX615 sensor, ƒ/2.4 aperture, up to 4k 30 fps video recording
  • In-display fingerprint sensor, Infrared sensor
  • Dimensions:161.72×75.06×9.23mm;Weight: 218g (leather) /224g (glass)
  • USB Type-C Port, Stereo speakers, Dolby Atmos
  • 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 7 802.11 be, Bluetooth 5.4, GPS (L1+L5 Dual Band), Beidou/GPS/Glonass/Galileo/QZSS/NavlC, USB 3.2 Type-C, NFC
  • 5400mAh battery with 100W fast charging, 50W wireless charging
Pricing and availability
  • realme GT5 Pro 12GB+256GB – 3399 yuan (USD 478 / Rs. 39,860 approx.)
  • realme GT5 Pro 16GB+256GB – 3699 yuan (USD 520 / Rs. 43,380 approx.)
  • realme GT5 Pro 16GB+512GB – 3999 yuan (USD 563 / Rs. 46,910 approx.)
  • realme GT5 Pro 16GB+1TB – 4299 yuan (USD 606 / Rs. 50,430 approx.)

  • realme AIRVOOC 50W wireless flash charger – 329 yuan (USD 46 / Rs. 3,865 approx.)

The phone is now available to order and will go on sale in China starting from December 14th, and there is a 100 yuan discount during the first sale.


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