Weekly ballot: Realme GT Neo3 – sizzling or not?



The Realme GT Neo3 is launching subsequent week (in China) and it’ll turn out to be solely the second Dimensity 8100 telephone to hit the market. It is usually the primary to make use of Realme’s new UltraDart charging structure, working at 150W (the center of its deliberate vary of 100-200W).

Effectively, some items will use the 150W system, others will cost at 80W – not sluggish by any means (0-100% in 32 minutes), however not headline-grabbing both. The 80W mannequin comes with a barely bigger battery, 5,000 mAh vs. 4,500 mAh for the 150W mannequin. There isn’t any official 0-100% time for the 150W mannequin, however a 0-50% cost must be performed in 5 minutes.

These are occasions we must check and confirm, by the best way, in our expertise telephones with tremendous quick charging don’t all the time hit the official targets.

An array of temperature sensors and a particular charging algorithm will make sure that the telephone will retain 80% of its unique battery capability after 1,600 cost cycles with the 150W energy brick. That ought to make folks much less anxious concerning the longevity of their battery (1,000 cycles are over 4 years of every day charging).

Weekly poll: Realme GT Neo3

You will have observed the racing stripes on the Realme GT Neo3. Pace is in its nature and whereas we haven’t examined the Dimensity 8100 ourselves, early indications are that the chip will rival the Snapdragon 888, by no means thoughts the 870 discovered contained in the Neo2. And when you consider the rumors, the Dimensity (born in TSMC’s foundries) will generate much less warmth. However once more, these are issues we want to check ourselves.

Weekly poll: Realme GT Neo3 - hot or not?

The Dimensity is getting outdoors assist for heavier video games. A devoted chip will use MEMC to render further frames in between frames popping out of the GPU. Over 20 video games can be supported at launch, Honor of Kings (a extremely fashionable MOBA in China) will hit 120 fps, matching the show’s 120Hz refresh charge. Contact sampling charge can go as excessive as 1,000Hz (up from 600Hz on the Neo2).

Weekly poll: Realme GT Neo3

The digital camera gained’t win any awards, however it’s nonetheless an improve over the Neo2 setup. The principle digital camera is provided with the 50MP Sony IMX766, a 1/1.56” sensor with 1.0 µm pixels (up from the 64MP, 1/1.73”, 0.8µm pixels sensor of the predecessor). The brand new mannequin additionally features OIS. The 8 MP ultrawide digital camera and 2MP macro shooter stay unchanged, the identical goes for the 16MP selfie digital camera.

Weekly poll: Realme GT Neo3

However the digital camera was by no means the perfect a part of a Realme GT telephone. The sequence is all about quick chipsets, quick charging and cheap costs.

Talking of which, we solely have Chinese language costs to go on for now. A 80W unit with 6/128 GB reminiscence can be CNY 2,000 ($315/€285/₹24,000) and goes as much as CNY 2,300 for an 8/128 GB unit and CNY 2,600 for a maxed out 12/256 GB unit. A 150W mannequin with 8/256 GB will go for CNY 2,600 ($410/€370/₹31,100), the 12/256 GB improve is CNY 2,800.

For comparability, the Realme GT Neo2 is at the moment CNY 2,400 for an 8/128 GB unit. We already lined the cameras, so we should always be aware that the show is comparable (6.62” AMOLED, 120Hz), as is the 5,000 mAh battery (65W, 0-100% in 36 minutes).

The Xiaomi Redmi K50, the one different Dimensity 8100 telephone up to now, begins at CNY 2,400. This telephone presents a sharper show (1,440 x 3,200 px, 526 ppi vs. 1,080 x 2,412 px, 394 ppi) of roughly the identical dimension and matches the 120 Hz refresh charge. The digital camera isn’t as good (48 MP, 1/2.0” principal sensor) and the battery, whereas barely bigger at 5,500 mAh, is slower to cost at 67W (0-80% in 30 minute).

If you would like extra energy, the Redmi K50 Professional packs the Dimensity 9000. With a Cortex-X2 core (and A710 center cores as an alternative of A78), plus a Mali-G710 MC10 (vs. G610 MC6), this chipset challenges the flagship Snapdragons. The K50 Professional additionally presents a 108 MP principal digital camera with OIS and 120W quick charging for its 5,000 mAh battery (0-100% in 19 minutes). The bottom worth (8/128 GB unit) is CNY 3,000.

Realme GT Neo2
Xiaomi Redmi K50
Xiaomi Redmi K50 Pro

Realme GT Neo2 • Xiaomi Redmi K50 • Xiaomi Redmi K50 Professional

The Realme GT Neo3 isn’t for everybody, however the success of the Neo2 proved that there’s an viewers for such a telephone. Do you’ve gotten any curiosity in selecting one up as soon as the telephone is offered close to you or do you’ve gotten different plans?

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