Realme GT 2 Pro review

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If you head to the microsite of the Realme GT 2 Pro on the official website of the brand, you will see the word “greatest” used to describe every aspect of the smartphone.

Realme GT 2 Pro complete specifications

The operating system runs on Android 12 + Realme UI 3.0, it is powered by Qualcomm SM8450 Snapdragon 8 Gen1 Octa-core processor. The smartphone provides 1440 x 3216 pixels resolution and the display size of the device is 6.7 inches LTPO2 AMOLED.

Realme GT 2 Pro consists of a triple-camera 50 MP (wide) + 50 MP (ultrawide) + 3 MP (microscope) while on the front there is a single camera, 32 MP (wide). The sensors include Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, color spectrum.

The smartphone is available in colors: Paper White, Paper Green, Steel Black, and Titanium Blue. The smartphone is fueled with a non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh + Fast charging 65W, 100% in 33 min (advertised).

It features Bluetooth 5.2, GPS with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS, NavIC. The smartphone is integrated with 128 GB, 256 GB, and 512 GB internal storage with 8 GB and 12 GB RAM options.

Design and display

  • 163.2 x 74.7 x 8.18mm, 189g
  • 6.7-inch WQHD+ display, 120Hz refresh rate, up to 1,000Hz touch sampling rate, LTPO 2.0 AMOLED, 1,400nits peak brightness, 10-bit colour, HDR10/10+ certified, 100% DCI-P3,  Gorilla Glass Victus

As for multimedia, the screen does support HDR 10 and HDR 10+ along with Widevine L1 certification, which means you should be able to stream HDR content on OTT platforms and YouTube. However, the Netflix app shows that the phone doesn’t support HDR on its platform, which is a bummer.  Realme has equipped the phone with features like Dark Mode, colour modes, eye comfort, Image Sharpener, Video Colour Enhancer, Video Motion Enhancement, Bright HDR video mode, Adaptive sleep, and more. The display is plenty sharp and vivid thanks to the AMOLED panel and 1,400nits peak brightness means it offers good visibility in all lighting conditions. The screen is protected by a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass Victus.

Coming to other elements of the design, the GT 2 Pro has a rectangular camera island housing triple cameras and a dual-LED flash. The two 50–megapixel sensors are located on the left while the third microscopic lens is sandwiched between two LED flashes on the right. There’s also a raised horizontal rectangular block that juts out from the side and houses the shiny Realme logo along with Naoto Fukasawa’s signature. The rest of the back panel is minimalist.


  • Rear: 50-megapixel Sony IMX766 1/1.56-inch sensor with 2 µm pixel size + 50-megapixel Samsung ISOCELL JN1 ultra-wide lens with 150-degree FoV + 2-megapixel microscopic lens with 40x magnification
  • Front: 32-megapixel sensor

The camera interface is a typical Realme UI experience with main modes like night, street, video, photo, portrait, 50MP, and More, on the viewfinder Rolodex. You’ll find other modes like Pro, Pano, Film, Slo-Mo, Time-Lapse, Dual-View Video, Microscope, 150-degree, Text Scanner, Starry Mode, Tilt-Shift, and 3D Photo. The Street Mode offers 24mm DIS snapshot mode, RAW toggle, millimetre markings for zoom, and a shortcut for manual focus. On the other hand, the 3D Photo mode gives various background blur effects for creative photography. All in all, this is a fun camera setup from Realme that will please photography enthusiasts.

Performance, software, and battery

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
  • 8GB + 128GB, 12GB + 256GB
  • Android 12 with Realme UI 3.0
  • 5,000mAh battery, 65W SuperDart charging

Realme also claims that at 36,761mm², the cooling chamber is the largest in any smartphone.


The Realme GT 2 Pro is definitely the best phone to have come out of the brand’s stable of late. The whole package comprises a stunning design, the best hardware, good cameras, and a solid performance to boot.

Be that as it may, the GT 2 Pro is one of the best smartphones from Realme yet and offers a lot for less than you would think. It’s eco-friendly, powerful, and looks stunning. It’s definitely one of the best flagship launches this year so far, if not the best.

What works

  • Great display
  • Powerful performance
  • Good cameras
  • Long battery life
  • Fast charging
  • Stunning design

What doesn’t

  • Bloatware in Realme UI
  • Paper White model might catch stain over time
  • No telephoto lens