realme book, GT Master Edition coming to the Philippines

Premium, yet affordable, devices for everyone

It’s now official: realme is bringing in two new devices for the Philippine market — an affordable premium smartphone called the realme GT Master Edition, and the brand’s first-ever laptop called the realme book.

Launching officially in the Philippines on September 23, the realme GT Master Edition and the realme Book offer a premium yet affordable experience ideal for multi-faceted millennials, young professionals, and students looking to enable their passions with innovative technology.

“realme’s new offerings represent some of the very best in technology, at a price that’s affordable and accessible to many Filipinos. We look forward to helping the realme Squad in accomplishing their goals and achieving their full potential with the realme GT Master Edition and the realme Book,” said Austine Huang, realme Philippines’ VP for Marketing. “These two products are truly the embodiment of our ‘premium affordable’ philosophy, and we can’t wait for everyone to experience them ”, adds Huang.

realme book

The realme book is the company’s first laptop and touts to be the perfect device for multi-faceted millennials and students, with features designed to empower them in their modern lifestyles.

The laptop features an Intel Core i3 or i5 chip, up to 512GB of internal storage, and a 54Wh battery with 65-watt fast charging. The 14-inch 2k IPS display is also a treat for those who want to see more, as the screen is in a 2:3 aspect ratio for more productivity.

realme book specs:

  • 14-inch 2K IPS (2160 x 1440) display
  • 3.0GHz 11th-Gen Intel Core i3-1115G4
    or 2.4GHz quad-core, octa-thread Intel Core i5-1135G7 CPU
  • Intel UHD GPU (i3)
    Intel Iris Xe GPU (i5
  • 8GB LPDDR4x RAM
  • 256GB/512GB SSD storage
  • WiFi 5 (i3) or WiFi 6 (i5), Bluetooth 5.1 (i3) or Bluetooth 5.2 (i5)
  • Fingerprint power button
  • 720p webcam
  • 3-level Backlit Keyboard, Multi-touch Trackpad
  • Headphone jack
  • 2x USB-C 3.1 Gen 2, 1x USB-A 3.1 Gen 1 (i3)
    1x Thunderbolt 4, 1x USB-C 3.1 Gen 2, USB-A 3.1 Gen 1 (i5)
  • Windows 10 (free Windows 11 upgrade)
  • 54Wh battery
    65W fast charging
  • Colors: Real Grey, Real Blue

realme GT Master Edition

realme will also launch the GT Master Edition in the Philippines. It’s a 6.43-inch device packed with 5G connectivity, 256GB of internal storage, and 65-watt SuperDart fast charging. Check our hands-on here.

realme GT Master Edition specs:

  • 6.43-inch FHD+ Samsung Super AMOLED display, 2400x1800px
    120Hz refresh rate, 360Hz touch sampling rate
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G 5G processor
    Adreno 642L GPU
  • 8GB RAM
  • 128GB or 256GB storage
  • Triple rear cameras:
    64MP f/1.8
    8MP f/2.2 ultrawide
    2MP f/2.4 macro
  • 32MP f/2.5 front camera
  • Dual 5G, Dual-SIM (nano)
  • WiFi 802.11ax, Bluetooth 5.2, NFC, GPS, Beidou, Glonass, QZSS, Galileo
  • Ultra-linear speakers
    Hi-Res Audio certification
  • USB Type-C
  • realme UI 2.0 (Android 11)
  • 4,200mAh battery
    65W fast charging
  • Colors: Voyager Gray, Cosmos Black, Daybreak Blue

Both of these devices will be launching on September 23, so stay tuned for pricing and availability. You may also check the launch to stream live on realme’s official Facebook page for more details.

Carl Lamiel
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