Realme exec hints that the GT2 Explorer Master will launch in July

realme exec hints that the gt2 explorer master will launch in july

Right after Qualcomm unveiled the new Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1, Realme CEO Sky Li announced that the GT2 Explorer Master will be among the first to use the new chipset. That day we only got a vague “Q3” time frame for the launch.

That was narrowed down to July by Xu Qi Chase, the President of Global Marketing, while chatting with fans on Weibo. This was a response to a fan asking for a stylish, powerful phone in the CNY 3,000 price segment.

The original Realme GT Explorer Master was originally priced CNY 2,900 ($435/€410/₹34,00) and is currently discounted to CNY 2,500, it was unveiled on July 21 last year.

The Realme GT2 Explorer Master was certified by TENAA, which revealed a 120Hz 6.7” AMOLED display (FHD+), 6/8/12GB of RAM, 128/256/512GB storage, and a 5,000mAh battery. There should be two versions with 100W and 150W charging. The three cameras on the back will have 50+50+2MP configuration and there will be a 16MP selfie camera.

The Realme GT2 Explorer Master will be one of the first phones powered by the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1

The Realme GT2 Explorer Master will be one of the first phones powered by the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1

There are other Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 phones on the way besides the Realme. Asus revealed that the ROG Phone 6 will use the new flagship chip back in May. According to leakster Digital Chat Station, Xiaomi will be the first to launch an 8+ based phone in China – this should be the Xiaomi 12 Ultra. That will be followed by phones from Realme, OnePlus, iQOO, Red Magic and others.

PS. we already tested the new chip using a special ROG Engineering device from Asus, so check that out for a preview of what to expect.

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