Finally, this is the Realme XT which debuted as the world’s first phone with 64-megapixels camera sensor without any sort of official launch.
The company confirmed themselves as the world’s first 64MP camera phone, by giving its phone to various big India tech blogs for a quick overview such as Fonearena, Gadgets NDTV, Android Authority, TheVerge, etc. And by this acts, they automatically claimed the position.
After such short performance, Realme beats Xiaomi to its own game by using a totally different strategy. However, Xiaomi later announced its own gaming Redmi Note 8 PRO phone with 64MP and it costs $195.
Well, you can still debate on which phones came out as the world’s first 64-megapiixels phone as the platform of confirmation is still open for all.
Realme XT Specs
*. Display: 6.4-inch (2340 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ Super AMOLED display with 550nit brightness, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
*. Colors: Pearl White and Pearl Blue colors options
*. Dimensions: 158.7 × 75.16 × 8.55mm
*. Weight: 183g
*. Processor: Octa Core Snapdragon 712 10nm Mobile Platform
*. GPU: Adreno 616
*. RAM: 4GB / 6GB / 8GB (LPPDDR4x) RAM
*. Storage: 64GB/128GB (UFS 2.1) storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
*. SIM: Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)
*. OS: ColorOS 6.0 based on Android 9.0 (Pie)
– Back cameras: 64MP rear camera with 1/1.72″ Samsung GW1 sensor, f/1.8 aperture, LED flash, EIS, 8MP 119° ultra-wide angle lens with f/2.25 aperture, 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture, and 2MP for 4cm macro with f/2.4 aperture
– Front camera: 16MP front-facing camera with Sony IMX471 sensor, f/2.0 aperture
*. Network and connectivity: 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio, Dolby Atmos, Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C
*. Battery: 4000mAh battery capcity with VOOC 3.0 fast charging
The specs sheets isn’t totally different from the Note 8 PRO, as the rear cameras, 6GB RAM, storage options, biometric feature, Android 9 Pie, are identical.
Actually, it is the first 64-megapixels phone launched in India with 6.4-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED display, which boasts of 91.9% screen-to-body ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection.
It has a 3D Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection on the back, and the back offers hyperbola light effect. Along with in-display fingerprint scanner, available in Pearl White and Pearl Blue colors options.
At the back of the phone, you will notice the QUAD rear camera setup with 64-megapixel primary rear camera with 1/1.72″ Samsung GW1 sensor and f/1.8 aperture, along with 8MP 118° ultra-wide angle lens with 1.12μm pixel size, f/2.25 aperture, 2MP depth sensor and 2MP camera for 4cm macro with 1.75μm pixel size, f/2.4 aperture are same.
While the water-drop notch display houses a 16MP front-facing camera with Sony IMX471 sensor, f/2.0 aperture. Both back and front features AI scene recognition, Chrome boost, Super nightscape and Expert mode. There is also EIS support for video.
The Realme XT is powered by a Octa Core Snapdragon 712 10nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 616 GPU, along with 4GB / 6GB / 8GB (LPPDDR4x) RAM, 64GB/128GB (UFS 2.1) storage, which is expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD.
It runs on ColorOS 6.0 based on Android 9.0 (Pie) out of the box, and the phone sports a 4000mAh battery with VOOC 3.0 fast charging, which charge the phone up to 55% in just 30 minutes with the bundled VOOC 3.0 charger.
The Realme XT starts at INR 15,999 (€200) for the basic model, and up to INR 18,999 (€240) for the top-premium variant. Meanwhile, the Realme XT first sale will go live at noon on September 16.