Realme India CEO has confirmed that Realme GT Series will replace the X series

Realme GT series will launch globally on August 18. The GT series is set to replace the Realme X series. Realme X series offered handsets in the upper mid-range.

By Karthik Iyer | Published 15 Aug 2021 13:14 IST
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Realme GT series will launch globally on August 18.

  • The GT series is set to replace the Realme X series.

  • Realme X series offered handsets in the upper mid-range.

Realme India CEO has confirmed that Realme GT Series will replace the X series
Realme GT is replacing the Realme X series.

Realme is all set to launch the new Realme GT series. The GT series is launching in India on August 18. And right ahead of the official launch, Realme India CEO Madhav Seth has confirmed that the brand’s Realme X series will be replaced by the GT series.

“The X will be replaced by the GT; so the GT is the new X", Madhav Seth confirmed to TechRadar. This means no new phones will be launched in the Realme X series going forward. The X series has reached its end of line and the GT series will get bring the upper-midrange phones to the market now.

Realme X series had some really good phones under its name. Devices like the Realme X2 Pro, Realme X7 Pro, etc. stood out the most from the series. As for the GT series, the company is bringing the Realme GT 5G and the Realme GT Master Edition to India next week. It will be interesting to see the kind of devices we'll get under the new series.

The Realme GT 5G will bring a 6.43-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED panel with support for up to a 120Hz refresh rate. We should also be seeing the Snapdragon 888 5G chip at work along with up to 12GB LPDDR5 RAM. The Realme GT 5G will also pack a 4,500mAh battery inside with support for up to 65W fast-charging. The phone will offer Dual-5G mode, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, 3.5mm headphone jack, and USB Type-C port for charging. Realme GT 5G will also have a triple-camera setup at the back whereas, on the front, it'll house a 16MP selfie camera.

Realme GT 5G Pricing & Availability

Realme GT 5G was launched in China back in the month of March. The device starts at CNY 2,799 which is roughly Rs 31,450 for the 8GB + 128GB variant. It will be interesting to see how much the device will cost here in India when it's officially launched next week. The company will also be launching its first laptop alongside the new phones on August 18.

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