Realme GT 5G Review: Exceptional Performance & Excellent Features | GadgetGuruBN

Last updated on 25/11/2021 8:45 PM IST.
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Realme on 18/08/2021 launched the GT 5G which is a flagship android smartphone in India priced at Rs.37,999 & these are my honest thoughts about it. 
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1. Performance [9.1/10]
Device comes with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 888 5nm SOC & runs Android 11 OS with Realme UI 2.0 interface on top. The overall performance should be exceptional as it features,
  • 1 Kryo 680 Prime [ARM-Cortex X1] CPU clocked at 2.84 Ghz, 3 Kryo 680 Gold [ARM-Cortex A78] CPU clocked at 2.42 Ghz & 4 Kryo 680 Silver [ARM-Cortex A55] CPU clocked at 1.8 Ghz with Adreno 660 GPU.
  • 8/12GB LPDDR5 RAM & 128/256GB UFS 3.1 Storage.
2. Features [8.8/10]
The device comes with excellent features which includes,
  • Important sensors: Fingerprint & Gyroscope.
  • Connectivity options: Dual-Band WiFi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6), Bluetooth 5.2, USB Type-C 2.0 port, GPS (A-GPS, GLONASS & Beidou), NFC, Hybrid Dual SIM (dual nano SIM, dual 4G dual 5G, VoLTE & VoWiFi) but misses Micro SD card slot.
  • Audio features: Stereo speakers & 3.5mm Headphone jack.
3. Battery [8.6/10]
Device comes with Li-Po 4500 mAh battery which supports 65W fast charging. The battery life should be excellent as it features,
  • Bigger battery size.
  • 5nm fabrication of the SOC.
  • 65W fast charging.
Battery Life Stats
SOT [Screen on Time]: Upto 8:15 hrs average.
Battery Life: Upto 2 days average.

4. Display [8.6/10]
Device comes with 6.43 inch display which should offer excellent quality as it features,
  • Super AMOLED 120Hz refresh rate panel & 360Hz touch sample rate with FHD+ [2400 X 1080 pixels] resolution.
  • Excellent 409 ppi sharpness, 100% DCI-P3 color gamut & 20:9 aspect ratio.
5. Camera [8.3/10]
Device comes with [3] rear cameras with dual LED dual tone flash & [1] front camera. The overall camera quality [image & video] should be excellent [8.8/10] in day & very good [7.2/10] in night as it features [camera features 0.3],
  • Main: 64MP with f/1.8 aperture, 26mm wide-angle lens. 1/2.0" Sensor size, 0.7 Micron pixel, PDAF & HDR.
  • Ultrawide: 8MP with f/2.2 aperture, 16mm ultrawide-angle lens, 119 degree FOV, 1/4.0" sensor size & 1.12 micron pixel.
  • Macro: 2MP with f/2.4 aperture.
  • Video recording options include 4K [2160p@30/60fps] & FHD [1080p@30/60fps] with gyro-EIS stabilization. It features Pro mode, Movie Frame, Macro mode, Portrait mode, Night mode, Slow motion mode & more
  • Front: 16MP with f/2.5 aperture, 26mm wide-angle lens, 1/3.0" Sensor size, 1.0 micron pixel & HDR.
  • Video recording options include FHD [1080p@30fps].
6. Form Factor [8.2/10]
  • Dimensions: 158.5 x 73.3 x 8.4-9.1 mm & Weight: 186-186.5 gms.
  • Build: Corning Gorilla Glass front & back with plastic frame.
7. Box Contents: Realme GT 5G [Device itself], 65W Adapter, Type-C cable, Case, Screen Guard applied, Guides / Paper work & SIM tool.

8. Price, Variants, Colors & Availability
2 Price: Rs.37,999 & Rs.41,999.
2 Variants: 8+128GB & 12+256GB.
3 Colors: Dashing Blue, Dashing Silver & Racing Yellow.
Availability: Available from 25/08/2021 via,
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9. Pros, Cons, GadgetGuruBN Product Rating & VFM Rating
Pros Cons
 + Excellent performance   - Display lacks HDR support
 + Excellent features   - No OIS 
 + Excellent battery  - Camera quality could have been better
 + Excellent display   
 + Great camera   
 + Great build   

1. Product Rating: 8.6/10.
2. VFM Rating: 8.1/10. 
3. GadgetGuruBN Rating: 8.35/10.

10. Final Words
Summing up my thoughts the Realme GT 5G is an excellent smartphone at a great price, Also do let me know your thoughts in the comments below. 

11. Why you should buy this smartphone?
If you are looking for an excellent smartphone with exceptional performance & excellent features in the 38K budget than this smartphone might be the best option for you.
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