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

Realme XT Launch Live Updates: Realme unveils its first 64-megapixel camera phone in India.

By HT Correspondent | Sep 13, 2019 16:19 IST

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 Rs 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.

1:34PM 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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1:17PM 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.

1:11PM 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.

1:08PM 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.

1:05PM 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.

1:01PM 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.

12:58PM 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).

12:54PM 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.

12:50PM IST

Quad camera setup

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

12:49PM 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.

12:46PM 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.

12:45PM IST

Realme XT Display

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

12:42PM 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.

12:41PM IST

Ayushmann Khurrana is ‘Captain Realme’

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

12:40PM 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.

12:36PM 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.

12:30PM 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.

12:23PM 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.

12:18PM 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.

12:11PM 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.

12:08PM 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.

12:01PM 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.

11:40AM 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.”

11:28AM 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.

11:20AM 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.

11:14AM 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.