Realme GT Neo 2 is set to launch in India next week. It follows the Realme GT 5G flagship (review) and GT Master Edition mid-ranger (review) that were launched in India earlier. In August this year, Realme discontinued its X lineup of smartphones and replaced it with the GT series.
The upcoming Realme GT Neo 2 debuted in China last month. The Indian variant retains the same specifications as its global counterpart. In addition to the GT Neo 2, Realme will also be announcing several AIOT products such as the Brick Bluetooth Speaker, Cooling Back Clip Neo, Mobile Game Trigger, 4K Smart Google TV Stick and Buds Air 2 in Closer Green at the same event.
Realme GT Neo 2: launch date, event time, how to watch livestream
Realme will unveil the GT Neo 2 smartphone on October 13th at 12:30 pm. The launch event will be live streamed on Flipkart, the company’s official YouTube channel as well as social media handles.
Realme GT Neo 2: price in India
In India, the Realme GT Neo 2 is expected to be priced more or less similar to the Chinese variant. The latter is priced between RMB 2,499 (~Rs 28,500) and RMB 2,999 (~Rs 34,200) in the home country. The smartphone will reportedly arrive with a sub-Rs 30,000 price tag and match the Realme X7 Max (review). We also expect the upcoming GT Neo 2 to be positioned between the Realme GT Master Edition and the Realme GT 5G.
Realme GT Neo 2: sale date on Flipkart
The Realme GT Neo 2’s Flipkart landing page confirms its availability on the e-commerce platform. The device will also be available on Realme.com. The upcoming offering could go on sale soon after it is launched in the country.
Realme GT Neo 2: specifications and features
Snapdragon 870 processor
The Realme GT Neo 2 will be powered by a Snapdragon 870 processor. It is based on 7nm architecture and integrated with an X55 5G modem. The chipset is coupled with Adreno 650 GPU onboard. The Chinese variant is also equipped with the same SoC.
Display and design
The GT Neo 2’s landing page on the brand’s official website and Flipkart reveal that the smartphone will sport Samsung’s E4 AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate and 600Hz touch sampling rate. It will also offer 1,300 nits peak brightness and 15 percent lower power consumption.
As for the design, the Realme GT Neo 2 will come with the same design as the Chinese variant. There is a rectangular module on the left side of the back panel housing a 64MP triple camera setup. On the opposite side, there is a vertically running Black strip with the Realme logo and ‘Dare to leap’ tagline. However, it is only on the Neo Green colour variant. The upcoming smartphone will arrive in Neo Blue and Neo Black colours.
Under the hood, the Realme GT Neo will come equipped with a multi-layered heat dissipation system. It will comprise a stainless steel vapour cooling chamber measuring 4,129mm that is touted to be the largest VC area for a smartphone in India. Realme says that it will lower the device’s temperature by 18 degrees Celsius.
The Realme GT Neo 2 will be backed by a 5,000mAh battery with support for 65W SuperDart charging speed. The fast charging technology is said to top up the device from zero to 100 percent in just 36 minutes. The device will come with 5 levels of intelligent chip protection.
Realme GT Neo 2: other specifications and features
Apart from the confirmed specifications, the Realme GT Neo 2 is expected to be the same as the Chinese variant. This means that the upcoming offering will come with a 6.62-inch FHD+ display with a punch-hole cutout at the left corner accommodating a 16MP selfie snapper. The rear camera setup will consist of a 64MP main sensor paired with an 8MP ultra-wide lens and a 2MP macro unit. The Realme GT Neo 2 will reportedly be available in two RAM and storage configurations of 8GB + 128GB and 12GB + 256GB.