Weekly ballot: the Realme GT Neo2 upgraded to a greater chipset, display and battery, who needs one?


Realme’s GT sequence continues to be fairly new (the model itself is hardly previous), however it already incorporates a number of excessive finish fashions. The most recent addition is the Realme GT Neo2, Neo being the road with not-quite-flagship telephones that favor to make use of highly effective chipsets, simply not ones as dear because the Snapdragon 888.

For the primary two Neos that was the Dimensity 1200, nonetheless this new mannequin switched issues round and picked the Snapdragon 870 – the marginally revised model of the popular 865 from final yr. This 7 nm chipset might not be the most recent and biggest, however it’s going to nonetheless supply a efficiency enhance over the MediaTek chipset.

One other focus for the Realme GT Neo2 was the display – the 6.62″ AMOLED panel is barely bigger than on earlier fashions (6.43″) whereas nonetheless supporting the 120Hz refresh charge. Additionally, it gained HDR10+ assist and the safety of Gorilla Glass 5.

Realme GT Neo2's best features at a glance
Realme GT Neo2's best features at a glance
Realme GT Neo2's best features at a glance

Realme GT Neo2’s greatest options at a look

This cellphone additionally comes with a bigger battery – 5,000 mAh, up from 4,500 mAh – whereas conserving the charging velocity at 65W. A full cost will be achieved in simply 36 minutes, solely a minute longer than on the GT Neo Flash, regardless of having 500 mAh extra to fill.

The digital camera setup has not modified because the Neo sequence launched. This implies a 64 MP essential digital camera, 8 MP extremely huge, 2 MP depth sensor and 16 MP selfie digital camera.

One factor that did change is that the three.5 mm headphone jack has gone lacking. For extra on what modified and what remained the identical, try this spec comparability.

The Realme GT Neo2 goes on sale in India as we speak, October 17, beginning at INR 32,000 for the 8/128 GB mannequin, the 12/256 GB one will set you again INR 36,000. Earlier than we level you to the polling station, let’s have a short take a look at what options there are.

The Snapdragon 888-powered Realme GT is INR 38,000 (8/128 GB). Sure, the chipset is extra highly effective, however the Neo2 has the higher display, greater battery and the identical digital camera. This is the head-to-head comparability.

The Realme GT Grasp can be price a glance. Beginning at INR 26,000 (6/128 GB, 8/128 GB is INR 28,000), it’s cheaper and it has a singular look. The Snapdragon 778G might not be as highly effective, however it’s a good, environment friendly chip. It truly is – in our assessment we measured the Endurance score to be a powerful 114 hours. Not dangerous for a small-ish 4,300 mAh battery, is it? We have not examined the Neo2 but, however the unique GT solely managed 98 hours (on a 4,500 mAh battery). This is a hyperlink for the comparability.

Realme GT 5G
Realme GT Master

Realme GT 5G • Realme GT Grasp

Moreover Realme itself, what else is there? Let’s examine the Xiaomi camp. The Poco F3 GT is at the moment right down to INR 29,000 (MSRP is INR 35,000) and it has an excellent bigger 6.67″ 120 Hz AMOLED show with HDR10+ and GG5. It is powered by the Dimensity 1200 chipset and has comparable digital camera and battery setup because the GT Neo2.

The Xiaomi Mi 11X can be right down to INR 29,000, although its digital camera is not nearly as good because the Poco and the battery is smaller. There are a number of different modifications, however we would go together with the Poco over the 11X. There’s the Mi 11X Professional, after all, with a 108 MP essential digital camera and Snapdragon 888 chipset, however these go for INR 37,000.

The OnePlus 9R, the Snapdragon 870-powered refresh of the 8T, begins at a hefty INR 37,000 and a fast spec comparability would not make a great case for why it prices that a lot.

You may want to take a look on the iQOO 7 as a substitute, it is fairly comparable to the GT Neo2 and at the moment sells for INR 30,000 in India.

Xiaomi Poco F3 GT
OnePlus 9R
vivo iQOO 7 (India)

Xiaomi Poco F3 GT • OnePlus 9R • vivo iQOO 7 (India)

By the best way, we have now a Realme GT Neo2 in for a assessment, so anticipate a full report quickly. Alright, time to vote – who needs one?

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