The Realme GT Master Explorer was released side by side with the regular GT master as sequels to the regular Realme GT. Onboard this device is capable smartphone hardware that falls in the mid-range category.
Realme GT Master Explorer Key Specs & Features
- 6.55 inches Super AMOLED Display, 1080 x 2400 Pixels, ~402 PPI, 120Hz Refresh Rate
- Android 11, Realme UI 2.0
- Octa-core Qualcomm 870 5G (7 nm)
- 8GB / 12GB RAM
- 128GB / 256GB Built-in Storage
- 50MP + 16MP + 2MP Triple Rear Cameras
- 32MP Front Camera
- Fingerprint (under display, optical)
- 5G Network
- Fast Charging (65W Capacity)
- Non-Removable Li-Po 4500 mAh Battery
Design and Display
The Realme GT Master Explorer’s design is a reminiscent of the regular GT. What can be tagged as disparities are the screen sizes and the colour options.
Here enthusiasts will have four colour options that Include Gray, White, Aurora and Apricot, as opposed to three colour options on the other that include Gray, White and Aurora.
Aside from the colour option difference, the Realme GT Explorer happens to bear a slightly bigger display coming at 6.55 inches as opposed to 6.43 inches on the GT master.
Like the other, this display is based on a Super AMOLED panel. It has a resolution of 1080 X 2400 pixels and a 120Hz refresh rate. However, the screen density dropped from 409PPI to being approx 402 PPI here.
The Realme GT master explorer rear camera setup bears the major difference it has with its sibling.
On the rear, we have a 50MP primary camera as opposed to the 64MP, a 16MP ultrawide camera with a 123 degree field of view as opposed to 8MP paired with 119˚ field of view.
Also on the rear, is a 2MP macro camera with an aperture of f/2.4. The rear camera setup is capable of shooting videos up to 4k @ 60fps
Moving upfront, we have the same 32MP camera with an aperture of f/2.5. Here video recording is capped at 1080p @ 30fps.
Hardware and software
On the performance side, the Realme GT master explorer rocks the Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G processor, an Adreno 650 GPU, 8GB RAM, 128GB / 256GB storage option, a 4500mAh Li-Po battery and a 65W fast charge mechanism.
On the software side, we have the Realme UI 2.0 user interface running on the Android 11 operating system.
The Realme GT master explorer features, low-energy Bluetooth 5.2, NFC, a USB type-c port (2.0). Please note that there isn’t a headphone jack on this device.
Internet connectivity is capped at 5G, which means enthusiasts can utilize 5G connectivity for streaming, downloads, and uploads.
Realme GT Master Explorer Price and Availability
Realme GT Master Explorer price starts at around $538 for the 12GB / 256GB variant, which translates to about 221,387 Naira in Nigeria, 3,212 GHC in Ghana, and about 58,427 KSH in Kenya.
The Realme GT Master Explorer was announced on July 21 2021 and will be available for purchase on July 27th 2021.
Realme GT Master Explorer Specs
Here are a few specs of the Realme GT Master Explorer:
- Platform: Android 11, Realme UI 2.0
- Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G (7 nm) (Octa-core 1×3.2 GHz Kryo 585 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4×1.80 GHz Kryo 585)
- GPU: Adreno 650
- Memory: 8GB RAM
- Colours: Gray, White, Aurora, Apricot
- Dimension: 159.9 mm x 72.5 mm x 8.0/8.8 mm
- Weight: 183.5/185 g (depending on color) (6.49 oz)
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM
- SIM Count: Dual-SIM
- Display: 6.55-inches Super AMOLED, 1080 x 2400 Pixels, ~89.3% screen-to-body ratio, 20:9 Ratio, ~402 PPI, 120Hz Refresh Rate
- Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 5
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 50MP (Primary) f/1.9, PDAF, OIS + 16MP (Ultrawide) 123˚ FOV + 2MP (Macro) f/2.4
- Rear Camera Features: LED flash, HDR, Panorama, [email protected], [email protected]/60fps, gyro-EIS
- Front Camera: 32MP Camera, f/2.5, HDR, Panorama
- Built-in Storage: 128GB / 256GB
- Memory Card Support: No
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
- 2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
- 2G CDMA 1X: –
- 3G WCDMA: 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
- 3G CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 26, 28, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41
- 5G: 1, 3, 5, 8, 28, 41, 77, 78 SA/NSA
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: Yes
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct,
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.2, A2DP, LE
- NFC: Yes
- Infrared Blaster: –
- USB Port: USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: –
- Push Emails: –
- Email Protocol: –
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: –
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS, QZSS
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: –
- Barometer: –
- SpO2: –
- Pedometer: –
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: –
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (under display, optical)
- Iris Scanner: –
- Face Unlock: –
- Stylus Pen: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
- Wireless Charging: No
- Built-in Mobile Payment: –
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Image Editor: –
- Video Editor: –
- Document Viewer: –
- Document Editor: –
- Battery: Non-removable 4500mAh Li-Po Battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: 65W Fast Charging Capacity