Realme Philippines introduced its flagship 64-megapixel quad-camera realme XT smartphone. Geared toward photography enthusiasts, the realme XT promises imaging capability that could churn out impressive and professional-grade images.
The realme XT is said to be the first smartphone “to be announced” in the world with a 64MP quad-camera technology at an affordable price point at P16,690.
Realme XT has a 4-in-1 intelligent pixel binning, f/1.8 large aperture and 6P lens with superior light-gathering capability. Along with the ISOCELL Plus technology, the 64MP Samsung GW1 sensor uses Tetracell 4-in-1pixel technology to combine four adjacent pixels into a single 1.6μm large pixel.
Positioned as a smartphone with a powerful camera, Realme partnered with local photographers to test the camera in different genres including landscape and portraiture. The company scored big by having National Geographic adventure photographer Aaron Huey (IG: @argonautphoto) to test realme XT’s camera. Huey is also featured in the latest flagship’s promotional video.
Realme says realme XT’s camera phone is capable of taking 9216 x 6912 ultra-detailed photos in the Ultra 64mp mode with a photo size that is four times larger than a 16mp shot. The phone has four lenses: a 64MP primary lens, an ultra-wide-angle lens, a macro lens, and a portrait lens.
Realme XT’s runs on Snapdragon 712 AIE, the most suitable processor for a 64MP quad-camera smartphone in this price segment. It also features a 10nm process and improved clock-speed of up to 2.3Ghz for 10% overall performance, and 35% graphic performance improvement over previous realme generations. The 3.0 AI engine enhances speech recognition, image processing, and optimization efficiency.
The realme XT’s Hyper Boost 2.0 brings the all-new Game Boost 2.0, featuring Frame Boost and Touch Boost to reduce game latency by as much as 73.7%. Users can store all the games into Game Space and enjoy a more immersive gaming experience. The Do-Not-Disturb mode and semi-transparent pop-ups help reduce interruptions while gaming. Realme XT has a 4,000mAh battery complemented by 20W VOOC Flash Charge 3.0, which allows full charging within just 80 minutes.
The realme XT’s build is highlighted by its light-flowing 3D Curved Glass Design, reminiscent of the smooth geometric curve, hyperbola. It boasts a 92.1% screen-to-body ratio,-complemented with a sharp 6.4-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED display.
The realme XT is available locally in the 8GB RAM+128GB storage configuration.
Pre-order is ongoing until Nov. 8. Those who would avail themselves of the pre-order promo will also get to claim a pair of realme Youth Wireless Buds worth P3,499. Customers may claim their pre-ordered units starting Nov. 9. Currently, realme Philippines has 11 concept stores, 17 exhibits, 206 kiosks, and 4,500 partner stores. The realme XT may also be availed through the 6- or 9-month 0% interest plans of Home Credit.