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July is going to be hot. The big smartphone brands launch new flagships one after another. Today was Realme’s turn. The company took wraps off the Realme GT2 Master Explorer Edition. It is jointly designed with the famous trend designer Jae Jung. Apart from the special design, the phone comes with five innovative technologies.
By the way, the Realme GT Master series is very popular. Its sales exceeded 2 million units. So there is every reason to think that the new phone will perform well too.
Realme GT2 Master Explorer Edition Design
The phone is available in three color versions.
On the front, the handset carries a 6.7-inch FHD+ 120Hz ultra-narrow sky screen. It adopts a micro-slit connection process and there are no plastic brackets. The display’s left and right borders are 1.48mm and the chin width is 2.37mm. The display supports DC dimming, optical fingerprint unlocking, 1 billion colors, 1000Hz Instant Touch, HDR 10+, etc.
Hardware and Performance
The Realme GT2 Master Explorer Edition uses the new Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 flagship chip as other top-end models on the market. the new chip uses a 4nm TSMC process, which improves performance by 10% and reduces power consumption by 30%. The Realme GT2 Master Explorer Edition also debuts a new generation of LPDDR5X ultra-low power consumption memory. It has an optimized comprehensive power consumption of 20%.
In terms of heat dissipation, the phone adopts the first dual VC ice core cooling Max system, with a 4811mm² VC liquid cooling area. Thus, it is comparable to a professional gaming phone.
By the way, when it comes to the game performance, the Realme GT2 Master Exploration Edition debuts the Pixelworks X7 independent display chip. The latter supports ultra-low-latency frame insertion technology. It’s up to 4 times faster than regular smartphones. Also, we are talking about a phone that comes with the world’s first true hidden pressure-sensitive shoulder keys.
This device is also great in terms of connectivity. It comes with a full-speed antenna matrix system 2.0, the world’s first super N28 free four-antenna technology, AOL smart antenna technology, and the first intelligent signal switching engine.
The Realme GT2 Master Exploration Edition sports a built-in 5000mAh battery, which supports 100W fast charging. The phone can be fully charged in 25 minutes. It supports a full-link GaN 100-watt flash charging technology, which reduces the heat generation of peak power devices by 85%. The battery is cycled 1600 times and the remaining capacity is 80%. All these features don’t make the phone bulky. It is as thin as 8.17mm and as light as 195g.
The Realme GT2 Master Explorer Edition sports a front-mounted 32MP (Samsung S5KJD1) camera. On the opposite side, we have a 50MP (Sony IMX766, OIS) main camera, a 50MP ultra-wide-angle lens (Samsung S5KJN1, 150°), and a 2MP microscope lens (GC02M1B, 40x zoom).
Apart from powerful camera hardware specs, the phone is also very powerful in terms of software. It comes with the HyperShot image architecture. Also, it optimized four major engines.
- Acceleration: Parallel processing, intelligent frame capture, and night shooting speed increased by 118%;
- Image quality: New super HDR+ ultra-clear original color algorithm, which can restore beautiful scenery;
- Image stabilization: Self-developed Rock super image stabilization algorithm, OIS+EIS double solution;
- Super Night shooting: The ProLight2.0 night scene algorithm greatly improves the night scene filming rate.
In addition, the Realme GT2 Master Explorer Edition supports street photography mode 2.0, DIS capture engine, long exposure mode, rocker shutter, custom street photography filters, various gameplays, and a new function skin quality detection.
Conclusion and Prices
So it turns out the aforementioned five innovations of the Realme GT2 Master Explorer Edition are:
- LPDDR5X ultra-low-power memory;
- a new generation of X7 independent graphics chip;
- true hidden pressure-sensitive shoulder keys;
- full-link GaN 100W flash charge;
- N28 four antennas.
Finally, the 8GB+128GB version of the Realme GT2 Master Explorer is 3499 yuan ($520), the 8GB+256GB version is 3799 yuan ($565), and the 12GB+256GB version is 3999 yuan ($595).
The pre-sale has already begun and they will start shipping on July 19.