Realme’s latest midrange offering — the Realme XT — was recently launched in the local market with its flagship-level 64MP quad-camera setup, Snapdragon 712 processor, and a 4000mAh battery packages in a sub-P20,000 price segment.
The arrival of the XT is in conjunction with the company’s recent announcement that it has landed the 7th spot on the list of top smartphones globally, based on the report of analyst firm Counterpoint. In the local scene, Realme is ranked 5th for the most products availed through Home Credit.
“The realme XT is a superphone that is perfectly aligned with the lifestyle of the vigorous and aspirational Filipino youth. We are confident this device can embolden this young generation to achieve their goals and dreams, may this be in photography, e-gaming, or content creation,” Realme Philippines marketing director Austine Huang shared during the launch.
Realme’s new device features an f/1.8 64MP Samsung GW1 ultra high-resolution main sensor, a 2MP macro lens with a shooting distance of 4cm up close, an 8MP f/2.25 Wide-Angle lens capable of super nightscape along with the main sensor, and a 2MP portrait lens with six available styles.
The front-facing camera is a 16MP Sony IMX471 sensor, while the device’s panel is a 6.4-inch FHD+ super AMOLED screen with 402 pixels per inch and a screen-to-body ratio of 92% protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
The device is powered by a 10nm octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 AIE platform that clocks at 2.3GHz, thanks to its DDR4 RAM. It has 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage expandable to 256GB. The 4000mAh battery is equipped with a 5V 4A VOOC Flash Charge 3.0 at 20W.
The realme XT runs the ColorOS6 based on Android 9 (Pie). The audio system is boosted by Dolby Atmos functionalities while the ports include a 3.5mm headset jack, a USB Type-C, and dual nano-SIM and TF card options. Goodix 3.0, meanwhile, provides the XT’s optical fingerprint scanner module under the display.
Available in Pearl White and Pearl Blue, the Realme XT retails for P16,990.00 and is already available for pre-order until November 8 with a pair of realme Youth Wireless Buds worth P3,499.00 as freebies. Pre-order claims start on November 9, while installment plans are available through Home Credit.