Realme GT5 Pro: Flagship showcasing premium design and performance

Realme Gt5 Pro. Photo: Realme China
Realme Gt5 Pro. Photo: Realme China

Realme has recently introduced its flagship model, the Realme GT5 Pro. Powered by the cutting-edge Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset, this smartphone falls into the premium mid-range segment in terms of pricing.

The flagship boasts a sophisticated design, exuding a premium feel and robust build quality. Realme has delivered an impressive and immersive hardware and user experience with the GT5 Pro, making it a noteworthy addition to the flagship smartphone market.

Realme has focused on the design element this time along with the hardware. Let us see what the smartphone provides.

Specifications of Realme GT5 Pro

DimensionsLength: 161.72 mm
Width: 75.06 mm
Thickness: 9.23mm
Weight218/224g (leather version/glass version)
Display size6.78-inch
Display typeAMOLED
Resolution2,780 x 1,264
Refresh rateUp to 144Hz
IP ratingIP64 waterproof and dustproof
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 (4 nm)
CPUOcta-core (1×3.3 GHz Cortex-X4 & 5×3.2 GHz Cortex-A720 & 2×2.3 GHz Cortex-A520)
GPUAdreno 750
OSrealme UI 5.0, Android 14
RAM12GB | 16GB
Storage256GB | 512GB | 1TB
Rear camera50MP main camera
50MP periscope telephoto
8MP ultrawide camera
Selfie camera32MP
AudioDolby Atmos
stereo dual speakers
Hi-Res/Dolby audio certification
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6/7, tri-band
SensorsGeomagnetic induction | Light induction | Distance sensing | Acceleration sensor | Gyroscope | Rear multispectral
Charging 100W wired charging
50W wireless
ColoursRed Rock | Bright Moon | Starry Night
Price (expected)Rs 80,000 (12/256GB)
Rs 88,000 (16/256GB)
Rs 94,000 (16/512GB)
Rs 102,000 (16GB/1TB)

Design and Display

The Realme GT5 Pro has a new and improved design. Realme has changed the design quite a bit for its flagship this year. The camera module, featuring a metal strip in the respective colour, is centrally positioned. The Realme GT5 Pro offers three colour options: Red Rock, Bright Moon, and Starry Night. The Red Rock and Bright Moon variants showcase an eco-friendly leather back, providing a premium tactile experience. In contrast, the Starry Night colour variant features a matte shiny finish.

Realme Gt5 Pro. Photo: Realme China
Photo: Realme China

The frame is made of aluminium and is relatively thin due to the curved screen and back. This design gives it a nice finish and a premium flagship feel. On the display front, the bezels are quite narrow and with a curved screen, it has more screen-to-body ratio. The selfie camera sits on the centre hole-punch cutout.

Realme Gt5 Pro. Photo: Realme China
Photo: Realme China

The Realme GT5 Pro has a 6.78-inch AMOLED screen with an eye-blinding 4,500nit local peak brightness and 94.2 per cent screen-to-body ratio. It has lifelike colours from its 1.07 billion colour palette, covering DCI-P3 100 per cent colour saturation. It has a resolution of 2,780 by 1,264 and a contrast ratio of 5,000,000:1. The high refresh rate of up to 144Hz provides smooth motion and a touch sampling rate of 2,160Hz further enhances responsiveness.

Realme Gt5 Pro display peak brightness. Photo: Realme China
Photo: Realme China

It also has an IP64 waterproof and dustproof rating for accidental water splash and dusty conditions.

Realme Gt5 Pro IP rating. Photo: Realme China
Photo: Realme China

Performance and Storage

The Realme GT5 Pro is powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset, built on a 4nm architecture. Its octa-core CPU configuration combines a Cortex-X4 core clocked at 3.3 GHz, five Cortex-A720 cores at 3.2 GHz, and two Cortex-A520 cores at 2.3 GHz. The flagship chipset is paired with the Adreno 750 GPU for improved graphics rendering. It runs on Realme UI 5.0 based on Android 14 operating system.

Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset. Photo: Qualcomm
Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset. Photo: Qualcomm

Realme GT5 Pro features a 3VC iceberg cooling system with three-channel rapid cooling. It has a large VC heat dissipation area of 12,000mm², enabling a temperature drop of 21.8℃ and 300 per cent increased heat dissipation over 9 floors.

Realme Gt5 Pro cooling system. Photo: Realme China
Photo: Realme China

The memory option on the smartphone includes 12 GB RAM paired with the base 256 GB storage option and 16 GB RAM paired with 256 GB, 512 GB and 1 TB storage options.

Realme Gt5 Pro RAM and Storage. Photo: Realme China
Photo: Realme China


The Realme GT5 Pro has a flagship triple-camera setup. Its rear camera system comprises three lenses: the LYT-808 OIS super outsole main camera, the 50MP IMX890 periscope telephoto lens, and the IMX355 8MP 112° ultra-wide-angle lens.

The main camera has an f/1.69 aperture, and a large 1/1.4-inch sensor, the telephoto lens has a 65mm equivalent focal length with an f/2.6 aperture and the ultra-wide-angle lens has a 112° field of view. The detail from the rear cameras

Realme Gt5 Pro rear camera specs. Photo: Realme China
Photo: Realme China

As for features of the rear camera, the smartphone does not compromise at all. It includes photo, beauty, filter, street photography, portrait, night scene, high pixel, professional, panorama, continuous shooting, super text, starry sky, tilt-shift, supergroup photo, AI ID photo, long exposure, normal video, movie mode, video Blur, slow motion, time-lapse photography, multi-view video and Dolby Vision support. As for video shooting, the GT5 Pro has gyro-EIS and support for Dolby Vision too. It can record 4k and 1,080p videos at 30fps and 60fps.

Realme Gt5 Pro rear camera lens. Photo: Realme China
Photo: Realme China

On the front, the Realme GT5 Pro has a 32MP IMX615 sensor, with a 90° field of view, an f/2.45 aperture, and a 1/2.74-inch sensor size. The front camera also has different modes like custom beauty, night scenes, portraits, and panorama. Users can take photos using the touch screen, volume keys, or gestures. Video recording on the front camera supports resolutions of 720p, 1,080p and 4K at 30fps.

Realme Gt5 Pro rear camera lens sensor. Photo: Realme China
Photo: Realme China

Battery and Others

The Realme GT5 Pro has a large 5,400mAh battery which can easily last through a day even during heavy usage. Even when the charge is exhausted users can charge it using the in-box 100W wired charging. It also has 50W wireless charging support for convenience like when on a car.

Realme Gt5 Pro battery and wireless charging coil. Photo: Realme China
Photo: Realme China

Audio has been enhanced using Dolby Atmos and stereo dual speakers. The smartphone also has Hi-Res/Dolby audio certifications.

Realme Gt5 Pro audio. Photo: Realme China
Photo: Realme China

For connectivity, it has Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6/7 across tri-bands and Bluetooth 5.4 for wireless connections with compatible devices. It also has dual SIM functionality. It has an array of sensors including an under-display optical fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass and colour spectrum sensors.

Realme Gt5 Pro fingerprint sensor. Photo: Realme China
Photo: Realme China

It is available in three different colour options including Red rock, Bright moon and Starry night.

Realme Gt5 Pro colour options. Photo: Realme China
Photo: Realme China

The Realme GT5 Pro in Nepal is expected to be priced at Rs 80,000 for the 12GB/256GB variant, Rs 88,000 for the 16GB/256GB variant, Rs 94,000 for the 16GB/512GB variant, and Rs 102,000 for the 16GB/1TB variant.

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Dahal is a gadget/auto writer at Onlinekhabar.

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