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Realme XT with 64MP rear quad camera setup launched, price starts Rs 15,999

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Realme on Friday launched India’s first 64MP quad camera smartphone: Realme XT. The brand also announced the expansion of its accessory portfolio with realme Buds Wireless earphones and realme Power Bank. .


Powered by the octa-core Snapdragon 712 AIE processor with 2.3 GHz CPU, Realme XT has a third-generation AI Engine that accelerates AI computing. It also houses the Qualcomm Adreno 616 GPU for gaming.


The Realme XT features a 3D glass hyperbola curve back design and a Super AMOLED Dewdrop full screen display with 92.1% screen-to-body ratio. The Realme XT has a USB Type-C port at the bottom along with a 3.5mm audio jack.


The phone will run on Android 9.0 ColorOS 6.0 operating system, with a 4000mAh battery that supports 20W VOOC 3.0 Flash Charge.


The Realme XT will be available in Pearl White & Pearl Blue colours and it will have three variants: 4+64GB priced at Rs 15,999, 6+64GB priced at Rs 16,999 and 8+128GB priced at Rs 18,999.


The phone’s highlight is its 64MP camera, which has the highest resolution sensor ever seen on a smartphone. The quad camera also features an ultra-wide-angle lens with 119-degree field of view, a macro lens and a portrait lens, as well as a 16MP AI front camera.


The Realme XT runs on ColorOS 6.0 based on Android Pie. It features a 6.4-inch full-HD Plus (1080×2340 pixels) Super AMOLED screen with a waterdrop-style notch. The phone comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 at the front and the back. It will be powered by octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 processor, paired with up to 8GB of RAM and up to 128GB of onboard storage. It has an in-display fingerprint scanner as well.

The phone will go on sale on Flipkart and Realme.com from 12pm on September 16. It will soon be made available via offline stores.






Along with the phone, Realme also launched Realme wireless buds for Rs 1,799 and 10000mAh powerbank for Rs 1,299.




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Skullcandy launches new truly wireless earphones priced at Rs 5,999

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Skullcandy has launched new truly wireless Bluetooth earbuds in India called Skullcandy SESH with up to 10 hours of battery life.


The earbuds feature single-button interface for quick access to media controls for music, microphone, calls, and voice assistant.



With up to 10 total hours of battery life—3 hours of battery in each earbud and 7 additional hours in the included charging case—Skullcandy’s new earbuds feature IP55 rating for sweat, water, and dust resistance.


Sesh is Skullcandy’s latest release in the rapidly growing True Wireless category which also includes recent releases Push True Wireless Earbuds and Indy True Wireless Earbuds.


Sesh will be available in multiple colorways including Indigo, Deep Red and Fearless Black and comes with the price tag of Rs 5,999.




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Asus ROG Phone II launched; starting price Rs 37,999: Specs, other details

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Taiwanese electronics maker Asus on Monday launched in India the Asus ROG Phone II smartphone. The gaming-centric smartphone comes in 8GB RAM + 128GB storage and 12GB RAM + 512GB storage configurations, priced at Rs 37,999 and Rs 59,999, respectively. While the company has not confirmed the sale details of the 12GB RAM variant, the 8GB RAM variant goes on sale from September 30, exclusively on the home-grown e-commerce platform Flipkart.


Asus ROG Phone II specifications and features



Compared to its predecessor, the Asus ROG Phone, the second iteration brings several design improvements and hardware upgrades. It is the first smartphone in India to be powered by Qualcomm’s flagship Snapdragon 855+ system-on-chip. The Asus ROG Phone II has a 6.59-inch AMOLED screen of a fullHD+ resolution (2340 x 1080). The screen has an enhanced refresh rate that goes up to 120Hz, an improvement over the 90Hz screen refresh rate of its predecessor. Moreover, the screen has a 240Hz touch sampling, 1ms response time, 108 per cent DCQ-P3 colour gamut, 10-bit HDR support and a touch latency of 49ms – some key features that should improve the phone’s gaming experience.


In terms of design, the Asus ROG Phone II looks similar to its predecessor, except that it has a less flashy design and has a tall stance. Made of aluminium and glass, the phone has a Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection on the front and back.


The phone’s back resembles the ROG Phone’s, with a dual-camera set-up on the top-left corner, exhaust vent on the right and RGB LED-powered ROG logo at the centre.


Asus ROG Phone 2


The phone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ SoC. It has a 6,000 mAh battery and two USB type-C ports (on the left and bottom of the chassis) and Quick Charge 4.0 fast-charge support. The port on the left side also doubles up as a connector to attach ROG accessories (sold separately). It can also be used to transfer data at up to 10Gbps using USB 3.1 Gen 2, and it can give a 4K video output using DisplayPort 1.4. The bottom Type-C port supports USB 2.0 transfers, plus fast-charging via Quick Charge 3.0 and USB Power Delivery 3.0 adapters. The phone has front-facing stereo speakers with DTS:X Ultra DSP.


Imaging is covered by a dual-camera set-up on the back, featuring a 48-megapixel primary sensor of an f/1.79 aperture and a 13MP ultra-wide lens. On the front, the phone has a 24MP selfie camera. The phone also boasts the quad-array noise-cancellation technology through four built-in microphones.



Asus ROG Phone II launched, price starts at Rs 37,999: Specs, other details


Asus ROG Phone II retail package content details


8GB + 128GB variant: ROG Phone II, 18W QC 4.0 charger, USB type A to type C data cable, Aero Case, SIM ejector pin, user manual and warranty Card


12GB/512GB Variant: ROG Phone II, 30 Watt QC 4.0 charger, USB type C to type C data cable, Aero Case, Aero Active Cooler II (worth Rs 3,999 for free), SIM ejector pin, user Manual and warranty card


Besides the ROG Phone II, Asus also launched the phone’s supported accessory. Here are the details:


  • Kunai Game Pad: Rs 9,999

  • Aero Active Cooler: Rs 3,999

  • Professional Dock: Rs 5,499

  • TwinView II: Rs 19,999

  • Mobile Desktop Dock: Rs 12,999

  • 30 Watt Charger: Rs 1,999

  • Lighting Armor Case: Rs 2,999


Asus ROG Phone II Flipkart Big Billion Days sale offer:


Asus ROG Phone 2


The Asus ROG Phone II goes on sale as a special during the Flipkart’s upcoming Big Billion Days festive-season sale. During the sale, the phone will be available with 10 per cent instant discount offer for ICICI and Axis Bank card holders. Besides, it will also be eligible for a six-month no-cost equated monthly instalment offer.




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Asus ROG Phone II India launch today: Livestream, specifications, features

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Taiwanese electronics maker Asus is set to launch in India the second iterations of its gaming-centric ROG-series smartphone on Monday. Named the Asus ROG Phone II, the smartphone was first unveiled in July this year. Compared to its predecessor, the Asus ROG Phone (review), the second iteration brings several design improvements and hardware upgrades. It will be the first smartphone in India to be powered by Qualcomm’s flagship Snapdragon 855+ system-on-chip. Here is a look at the phone’s key features and specifications:

The Asus ROG Phone 2 has a 6.59-inch AMOLED screen of a fullHD+ resolution (2340 x 1080). The screen has an enhanced refresh rate that goes up to 120Hz, an improvement compared to the 90Hz screen refresh in its predecessor. Moreover, the phone has a 240Hz touch sampling, 1ms response time, 108 per cent DCQ-P3 colour gamut, HDR support and a contrast ratio of 10,000:1 – some features that might improve gaming experience.


In terms of design, the Asus ROG Phone II looks similar to its predecessor, except that it has a less flashy design and has a tall stance. Made of aluminium and glass, the phone has a Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection on the front and back.

The phone’s back resembles the ROG Phone, with a dual-camera set-up on the top-left corner, exhaust vent on the right and RGB LED-powered ROG logo at the centre.

The phone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ SoC, paired with up to 12 GB of RAM and 512 GB of internal storage; Indian variants might come in different configurations. It has a 6,000 mAh battery and two USB type-C ports (on the left and bottom of the chassis) and Quick Charge 3.0 fast-charge support. The port on the left side also doubles up as a connector to attach ROG accessories (sold separately). It can also be used to transfer data at up to 10Gbps using USB 3.1 Gen 2, and it can give a 4K video output using DisplayPort 1.4. The bottom Type-C port supports USB 2.0 transfers, plus fast-charging via Quick Charge 3.0 and USB Power Delivery 3.0 adapters. The phone has front-facing stereo speakers with DTS:X Ultra DSP.

Imaging is covered by a dual-camera set-up on the back, featuring a 48-megapixel primary sensor of an f/1.79 aperture and a 13MP ultra-wide lens. On the front, the phone has a 24MP selfie camera. The phone also boasts the quad-array noise-cancellation technology through four built-in microphones.

Watch the Asus ROG Phone II launch livestreaming




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