Just when you thought realme was done with its launches for 2019, here they are again with a follow up to the realme 5 and 5 Pro, which were amazing devices that received a lot of love from the get-go. Welcome, realme XT.
Unboxing and First Impressions
Realme XT boasts some nifty upgrades from the 5 Pro. You get a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED display protected by Gorilla Glass 5, with FHD+ resolution. Under the hood is a Snapdragon 712 AIE, 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM, and 128GB of UFS 2.1 storage, expandable with a microSD card. It also has an in-display fingerprint scanner.
The device also gets a notable bump in optics, with a 64MP Samsung GW1 main sensor, along with a 8MP wide-angle shooter, and a pair of 2MP sensors for macro and portrait shots. Camera features include 4K 30 fps video recording, 960fps slow motion video recording, EIS, and Super Nightscape.
It runs on ColorOS 6 realme Edition, and packs a 4,000mAh battery with VOOC 3.0 flash charge. It comes in two colors – Pearl White and Pearl Blue.
|Display||6.4″ Super AMOLED FHD+|
|Processor||Snapragon 712 AIE|
|Storage||128GB UFS 2.1 (Expandable)|
|Rear Camera||64MP Samsung GW1 (f/1.8)|
|8MP Wide-Angle (f/2.25)|
|2MP Macro (4cm Shooting Distance)|
|OS||ColorOS 6 realme Edition|
|Other Features||VOOC 3.0 Flash Charge|
|Gorilla Glass 5|
|EIS (Front and Rear)|
|960fps Slow Motion|
|4K 30fps Video Recording|
Pricing and Availability
Realme XT (8GB + 128GB) will retail for PhP16,990, and is now available for pre-order at all realme concept stores, kiosks, and select retailers nationwide until November 8, 2019 (PhP500 down payment required).
Those who will pre-order will get FREE Wireless Earbuds. Claiming of units will start on November 9, 2019.
For those who want to get early dibs on the realme XT, it’s now available via Lazada for an exclusive one-day sale. Delivery will start on October 31, 2019.
Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.