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    Realme XT highlights: Price in India starts at 15,999, first sale on September 16

    Realme is looking to steal Xiaomi’s thunder by launching its first 64-megapixel camera phone in India. Called Realme XT, the latest smartphone takes on Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 8 Pro which also offers 64-megapixel camera. Both smartphones offer Samsung GW1 sensor-based 64-megapixel camera. Realme XT is a mid-range smartphone and comes with Snapdragon 712 processor, 4,000mAh battery and 20W VOOC 3.0 flash charge. Realme XT comes in Pearl Blue and Pearl White colour options. Realme XT price in India starts at 15,999. The first sale is on September 16 at 12noon.The Realme XT launch event is scheduled to start at 12:30 PM IST. Here are the highlights.

    By: HT CORRESPONDENT
    | Updated on: Sep 13 2019, 11:07 AM IST
    Realme XT launches in India today
    Realme XT launches in India today (Realme)
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    13 Sep 2019, 01:34 AM IST

    Realme XT Round up

    Realme XT key specifications and features

    6.4-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED display

    In-screen fingerprint sensor

    64MP+8MP+2MP+2MP Rear Camera

    16MP Selfie Camera

    Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 SoC

    4GB/64GB, 6GB/64GB and 8GB/128GB

    4,000mAh battery

    20W adapter, Vooc 3.0 Flash Charge.

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    13 Sep 2019, 01:17 AM IST

    Realme XT Price, Availability

    Realme XT price in India starts at Rs 15,999. The first sale is on September 16 at 12noon. The 6GB and 64GB and 8GB and 128GB models are priced at Rs 16,999 and Rs 18,999 respectively. Realme will also launch a Realme XT730G with Snapdragon 730G processor and 30W Vooc Flash Charger.

    13 Sep 2019, 01:11 AM IST

    Realme Buds Wireless

    Realme has launched Realme Buds Wireless wireless headphones. The wireless headphone comes with magnetic buds. It comes with Bass Boost Driver as well. The device supports Bluetooth 5.0 and has IPX4 Splash Resistance. Realme Buds Wireless is priced at Rs 1,799.

    13 Sep 2019, 01:08 AM IST

    Realme Accessories

    Along with Realme XT, the company has introduced new XT Iconic Cases. The cases will be available at a starting price of Rs 399 and will be available soon. Realme Power Bank with 10,000mAh capacity and 18W two-way Quick Charge has also been launched. The device is available for Rs 1,299.

    13 Sep 2019, 01:05 AM IST

    Realme Global Photography Contest

    Realme is hosting a Global Photography Contest. The contest begins today and will be open till the 1st day of the New Year. Participants can win up to $10,000 prize and also stand a chance to become a realme contracted photographer.

    13 Sep 2019, 01:01 AM IST

    Realme XT Specs

    Realme XT comes with an AMOLED display. The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 AIE processor. It comes with 8GB RAM and 128GB ROM. It supports UFS 2.1. The phone comes with a 4,000mAh battery and is bundled with a 20W adapter. The smartphone supports Dolby Atmos, Super Linear Speaker.

    It runs on Android Pie-based ColorOS 6.0. The phone has a system-wide dark mode as well. The custom OS also brings Digital Wellbeing feature.

    13 Sep 2019, 12:58 PM IST

    Quad-camera setup specs

    Realme XT’s quad camera setup has a combination of following sensors - 8-megapixel (ultra wide-angle 119-degree, f/2.25 aperture, 1.12um), 64-megapixel primary sensor (GW1, 1/1.172 inch, f/1.8, 0.8um), 2-megapixel (Portrait, 1/5-inch, 1.175um, f/2.4), and 2-megapixel (Macro, 1/5inch, 1.75um, f/2.4).

    13 Sep 2019, 12:54 PM IST

    Realme XT Selfie camera

    Realme XT comes with a 16-megapixel selfie camera with f/2.0 large aperture, AI Beautification, 2um large pixel.

    13 Sep 2019, 12:50 PM IST

    Quad camera setup

    Realme XT also comes with wide-angle, macro and portrait sensors along with the 64-megapixel sensor.

    13 Sep 2019, 12:49 PM IST

    Realme XT vs Vivo Z1x

    Realme in demonstration shows says its 64-megapixel camera phone is better than the competition. The company pitted Realme XT against Vivo Z1x which offers 48-megapixel camera.

    13 Sep 2019, 12:46 PM IST

    Realme XT 64MP camera

    Under the hood runs a Samsung GW1 sensor which has ISOCELL Plus, Smart ISO, Hybrid HDR, 1/1.72-inch sensor size, 0.8um pixel size, Super-PD Auto Focus.

    13 Sep 2019, 12:45 PM IST

    Realme XT Display

    Realme XT diaplay comes with 91.9% Corning Gorilla Glass 5 chip-on-FPC bonding.

    13 Sep 2019, 12:42 PM IST

    Realme XT announced

    Realme XT is official. The device comes with ‘hyperbola effect’. The smartphone will come with 3D Gorilla Glass back panel. There will be two colour options – Pearl Blue and Pearl White.

    13 Sep 2019, 12:41 PM IST

    Ayushmann Khurrana is ‘Captain Realme’

    Realme has roped in actor Ayushmann Khurrana to promote the latest Realme XT smartphone.

    13 Sep 2019, 12:40 PM IST

    Make in India

    Realme says it is committed to ‘Make in India’ initiative. Its production units have now achieved 3.6 million monthly production capacity.

    13 Sep 2019, 12:36 PM IST

    Offline sales

    Sheth says Realme’s offline sales have grown in the second quarter by over 300%. Service centers have doubled since January this year.

    13 Sep 2019, 12:30 PM IST

    Realme XT launch event begins

    Realme’s event begins. Realme India CEO Madhav Sheth takes the stage. Sheth reveals Realme sold 1.2 lakh units of Realme 5 and 1.3 lakhs units of Realme 5 Pro in their first sales on Flipkart and realme.com.

    13 Sep 2019, 12:23 PM IST

    Realme XT specifications

    Realme XT is confirmed to come with Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 712 octa-core processor. The smartphone will also come with a notched display with curved glass back design on the back. Realme XT will be powered by a 4,000mA battery.

    13 Sep 2019, 12:18 PM IST

    Realme event starts at 12:30PM

    Realme will unveil its new Realme XT smartphone at an event in New Delhi today. The event starts in just a few minutes. To refresh, Realme XT is the company’s first 64-megapixel camera phone.

    13 Sep 2019, 12:11 PM IST

    Realme Buds Wireless

    Realme is likely to announce a wireless earbuds today as well. The teaser image hints at Realme Buds-like design and is promised to deliver improved bass.

    13 Sep 2019, 12:08 PM IST

    Realme Days Sale

    Ahead of Realme XT launch, Realme is hosting an online sale on Flipkart and Realme.com/in. The company is offering Realme 2 Pro at a starting price of Rs 8,999. Realme 3 is now available for a starting price of Rs 8,499. The sale ends on September 14.

    13 Sep 2019, 12:01 PM IST

    64-megapixel camera

    Realme and Xiaomi both are using Samsung’s GW1 sensor for the 64-megapixel camera. The sensor is said to deliver better lowlight and daylight photography. It also brings real-time HDR with 100 decibles.

    13 Sep 2019, 11:40 AM IST

    Realme promises ‘Big Surprise’

    Ahead of Realme XT launch in India, CEO Madhav Sheth has promised a ‘big surprise’ at the launch event. The teaser also reveals a new “Project Hawkeye.”

    13 Sep 2019, 11:28 AM IST

    Quad Cameras

    Realme XT will also come with four rear cameras. Just last month Realme had announced that it will be upgrading all top smartphones with quad-camera setup. The latest Realme 5 series also comes with a quad camera setup.

    13 Sep 2019, 11:20 AM IST

    Ayushmann Khurrana to promote Realme XT

    Realme has roped in Ayushmann Khurrana to promote Realme XT. The official teaser also reveals exclusive partnership with Flipkart for the new smartphone.

    13 Sep 2019, 11:14 AM IST

    How to watch Realme XT Launch Livestream

    Realme will be live streaming the launch event on its YouTube and Facebook channels. You can also follow the live updates through the company’s official Twitter handle.

    First Published Date: 13 Sep, 11:07 AM IST
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