The Realme GT Neo5 has finally been launched after much anticipations. The brand new smartphone was announced in the company’s home market of China and arrives with some very notable specs and features. So let us take a look at what offers.

Realme GT Neo5 launched

Realme GT Neo5 with SD 8+ Gen 1, up to 16GB RAM, up to 240W fast charging announced

Design & Display

The Chinese smartphone maker has placed an emphasis on the design of this smartphone. Despite top notch specs and features at a budget, the company also aimed to offer a unique design.

Realme GT Neo5 in Purple

While the front has a typical design, the rear is where the device stands out. A large camera island on the back isn’t exactly new, but it also includes a transparent window and LED lighting on the right of the camera system. As per official notes, this transparent panel on the back offers users a look at the flagship grade chipset that powers the smartphone.

Realme GT Neo5 display specs

This window is surrounded by the Halo LED lighting. The device comes in multiple color options with its purple variant featuring the industry’s rear panel made with light matte fusion process to offer a textured glass. Meanwhile, the LED lighting is RGB enabled and offers 25 different color options to choose from.

The Realme GT Neo5 sports a tall 6.74 inch OLED display with a resolution of 2772 x 1240 pixels (1.5K), a 144Hz refresh rate, and a 2160Hz PWM dimming.


The Realme GT Neo5 is a flagship grade handset in terms of performance and internal specs. It is equipped with the last gen Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC, which is still quite capable. This chipset is paired with up to 12GB or 16GB of LPDDR5X RAM and up to 256GB or 1TB of UFS 3.1 internal storage on the different charging variant.

Realme GT Neo5 specs

Notably, the smartphone is offered in two distinct models, which feature different charging rates and battery sizes.

Battery and Charging

The first is the more affordable 150W variant, which features a large 5,000mAh battery pack and support for an impressive 150W fast wired charging.

Realme GT Neo5 charging

On the other hand, the more expensive variant is powered by a smaller 4,600mAh battery pack that supports the world’s first 240W fast charging support. At the moment, this is the highest charging rate supported by the USB Type C port. According to Realme, the device can charge from 1 percent battery to 20 percent in just 80 seconds of charging.


The Realme GT Neo5 features a triple camera setup on the rear. This module consists of a 50 megapixel Sony IMX890 sensor that supports OIS. This primary shooter is paired with an 8 megapixel ultra wide angle lens (Sony IMX355), and a 2 megapixel macro sensor. Meanwhile the front houses a 16 megapixel selfie camera.

Realme GT Neo5 cameras

Realme GT Neo5 Specifications

Display: 6.74-inch (2772×1240 pixels) (144Hz/120Hz/90Hz/60Hz/45Hz/40Hz adaptive) AMOLED display with up to 1450 nits peak brightness, 100% DCI-P3 color gamut, 2160Hz high-frequency PWM dimming

Chipset: Octa Core Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 4nm Mobile Platform with Adreno next-gen GPU


  • GT Neo5 – 8GB/12GB/16GB LPDDR5X RAM with 256GB (UFS 3.1) storage
  • GT Neo5 240W – 16GB LPDDR5X RAM with 256GB/512GB (UFS 3.1) storage

OS: Android 13 with realme UI 4.0

SIM: Dual SIM (nano + nano)

Main Camera: Triple

  • 50MP with Sony IMX890 sensor, OIS, f/1.88 aperture, 23.6mm equivalent focal length
  • 8MP IMX355 112° ultra-wide camera with f/2.2 aperture
  • 2MP GC02M microscope lens with f/3.3 aperture, LED flash

Selfie Camera: 16MP front-facing camera with Samsung S5K3P9 sensor, f/2.45 aperture

Fingerprint sensor: In-display

Dimensions: 163.85×75.75×8.9

Weight: 199g

Multimedia: USB Type-C audio, Stereo speakers, Dolby Atmos, Hi-Res Audio

Network/Connectivity: 5G SA/ NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 802.11 ax (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.2, GPS (L1 + L5)/ GLONASS, NFC, USB Type-C

Battery and Charging

  • GT Neo5 – 5000mAh (typical) / 4850mAh (minimum) battery with 150W SuperVOOC fast charging
  • GT Neo5 240W – 4600mAh (typical) / 4450mAh (minimum) battery with 240W SuperVOOC fast charging

Realme GT Neo5 Price and Availability

Realme GT Neo5 in colors

The GT Neo5 will go on sale in three different colors, including a Black, White, and a Purple model. It will also be available in multiple storage variants on both the 150W and 240W charging variants. So here are the prices:

Realme GT Neo5 150W

  • 8GB + 256GB – 2,499 Yuan (roughly $368)
  • 12GB + 256GB – 2,699 Yuan (roughly $398)
  • 16GB + 256GB – 2,899 Yuan (roughly $427)

Realme GT Neo5 240W

  • 16GB + 256GB – 3,199 Yuan (roughly $470)
  • 16GB + 1TB – 3,499 Yuan (roughly $515)

Both smartphones are currently available for pre-orders, with the official first sale set to begin in china on February 15, 2023 from leading online retailers and other channels.


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