Realme VP Madhav Sheth recently confirmed that the brand will launch its first Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 powered smartphone, the Realme GT 2 Pro in December. Now, the company via Weibo has announced that it will be launching its upcoming flagship on December 9 just before the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 powered Moto Edge X30. This will make it the first smartphone to launch with the latest flagship processor. Also Read - Realme 9i to go for early sale today at 12 PM: Here's where to buy
While there is not much time for the launch event, it could be that the company could just announce the phone at the December 9 event and hold a proper launch event later on. The company pulled something similar with the Realme XT, first announcing it and then at a later date holding a full-fledged launch event. Also Read - Realme 9i launched in India, price starts at Rs 13,999: Here’s when you can buy it
All of this being said, it seems like the Moto Edge X30 will actually be the first Snapdragon 8 Gen 1-powered smartphone, which will launch with the flagship processor. It is set to go on sale in China starting December 15.
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Realme GT 2 Pro: Expected specifications
Ahead of the event, a new listing for the alleged Realme GT 2 Pro has been spotted on China’s TENAA certification website with the model number RMX3310. The listing consists of images and key specifications for the upcoming flagship device. The images showcase a design similar to the Realme GT Neo 2.
According to the listing, the device will sport a 6.62-inch AMOLED display with a full HD+ resolution and an under-display fingerprint sensor. It will be powered by a 2.8GHz octa-core chipset and is expected to come with 8GB/12GB of RAM and 128GB/256GB of internal storage. The chipset in question is expected to be Qualcomm‘s new Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset. The device will be backed by a 2,440mAh dual-cell battery and will support up to 65W fast charging.
The device is expected to feature a 50-megapixel primary sensor, paired with an 8-megapixel secondary sensor and a 2-megapixel tertiary sensor.