Realme GT 5G and GT Master Edition Review

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Realme has retired “X” — and introduced the GT series with two new sub-Rs. 30,000 and 40,000 phones. Gadgets 360 senior reviewers Sheldon Pinto and Aditya Shenoy join host Akhil Arora to talk about the Realme GT 5G and GT Master Edition. We discuss Realme’s counterintuitive approach with the naming and the design. The GT Master Edition is the more afforadble phone, while the plainly named GT 5G is the more expensive one. They have a vegan leather option (sounds premium), but it’s only on the cheapest variant. Read: Realme GT Master Edition first impressions We delve into their performance — the GT 5G has a Snapdragon 888 that calls for compromise elsewhere — the many cameras on offer, and the Realme UI software that emerged out of Oppo’s ColorOS which has now been merged with OnePlus’ OxygenOS. If you know, you know. Speaking of OnePlus, we also touch upon their competitors that includes the Nord 2, as well as the gaming-focused Poco F3 GT. Oh hey, is that where Realme got the idea for “GT”? The new Realme phones don’t have hardware triggers, though they do have better-supported Snapdragon chipsets. Read: Realme GT 5G first impressions Follow Gadgets 360 on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. Write to us at podcast@gadgets360.com Chapters Intro (00:00) GT is the new X (00:22) GT ME competition (02:15) Cheap tactics (04:42) Vegan leather (07:08) Performance (10:20) Cameras and more (15:53) What does GT 5G offer? (19:58) GT 5G competition (25:25) Specs and software (30:24) Outro (35:33) Cover credit: Sheldon Pinto/Gadgets 360. Photo credits: Pinto, Roydon Cerejo, Jamshed Avari, Aditya Shenoy/Gadgets 360

35m 53s  ·  Aug 27, 2021

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