The smartphone market is poised to welcome a new contender, the Realme GT 5 Pro, which has recently been spotted on the AnTuTu benchmarking platform and China's TENAA certification database, signaling an imminent launch. Reports are circulating that Realme may be timing its release towards the end of the year, which would place the GT 5 Pro in a strategic position to enter the Chinese market amidst other high-profile releases.
Notable tech leaker Digital Chat Station shared insights on Weibo regarding the launch sequence of smartphones powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset. According to the post, the iQOO 12 series is set to debut first, followed by the OnePlus 12, which is expected to launch this November. Redmi is also joining the fray with the K70 series, with a speculated December debut for both the K70 and K70 Pro. This timeline suggests that Realme will introduce the GT 5 Pro to the Chinese market by year's end.
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As for the specifications, the Realme GT 5 Pro is rumored to boast a 6.78-inch OLED display featuring a 1.5K resolution and a 144Hz refresh rate, complete with an in-screen fingerprint scanner for security. Powering the device is expected to be the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset, and it is likely to run on Realme UI 5 based on Android 14. The battery is a hefty 5,400mAh unit, supporting 100W wired and 50W wireless charging capabilities.
The GT 5 Pro may offer a range of configurations, potentially including a top-end model with a whopping 24 GB of LPDDR5x RAM and 1 TB of UFS 4.0 storage. As for cameras, a 32-megapixel front-facing shooter is anticipated, along with a Sony LYT-T808 main camera equipped with OIS on the rear. Additionally, an 8-megapixel OmniVision OV08D10 ultra-wide lens, and a 50-megapixel IMX890 periscope telephoto camera are expected to round out the imaging capabilities.