Realme has officially announced its first 64MP camera phone and is the latest device in the X series which is to compete with the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro. The phone is called Realme XT and it has been launched in an event in India.
RealMe XT is the company’s first phone with quad-camera setup while Realme 5 is the company’s first device to come with quad-camera and futhermore, Realme XT is the company’s first device to come with 64MP Samsung ISOCELL GW1 sensor which uses 4-in-1 binning technology to deliver high-quality 16MP images. The camera also has an ultra 64MP mode that enables it outputs full resolution images at 9216 × 6912 pixels.
Display-wise, Realme XT boasts of 6.4 inches FHD+ Super AMOLED display with 550nit brightness and with Hyperbola Corning Gorilla Glass 5 for protection. It has a screen resolution of 2340 × 1080 pixels delivery an impressive display.
Under the hood, the device comes with Octa-core Snapdragon 712 (10nm) with Adreno 616 for graphic performance. The dual Nano device packs 4GB, 6GB and 8GB RAM variants along with 64GB and 128GB inbuilt memory storage which can all be expanded up to 256GB using a microSD. It support UFS 2.1 and runs on ColorOS 6.0 based on Android 9.0 Pie.
In the camera section, Realme XT packs a 64MP camera and with 1/1.72 Samsung GW1 sensor, 0.8um pixel size, f/1.8 aperture, EIS, LED Flash, and 8MP 119° ultra-wide angle lens with f/2.25 aperture, 1.12um pixel size and 2MP f/2.4 with 1.75um pixel size and lastly, 2MP for 4cm macro with f/2.4 aperture with 1.75um pixel size. At the front, it has 16MP Sony IMX471 sensor with f/2.0 aperture.
Other features of the device include in-display fingerprint scanner, dual 4G VoLTE, Dolby Almos, FM radio, 3.5mm audio jack, Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C, WiFi and it weighs 183 grams with 158.7×75.16×8.55 mm dimensions.
Realme XT has a 4,000 mAh battery capacity with support for a 20W VOOC fast charger. Realme claims you can charge up the 4,000 mAh device in just 80 minutes. The device will go on sale in India from September 16 via Realme store – Flipkart. It’s priced at $225 for the 4GB RAM variant, 6GB variant costs $239 while the 8GB variant costs $267.