Realme has recently revealed that its latest smartphone, the realme GT5 Pro, will be launched on December 7th, 2023 in Shenzhen, China. The upcoming flagship device is set to revolutionize telephoto imaging with its innovative super-core telephoto imaging system.
As the latest flagship developed under realme's “No Leap, No Launch” philosophy, the realme GT5 Pro establishes itself as a dual-engine powerhouse. Not only is it the first device to feature the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 Mobile Platform, but it also maximizes performance experience by incorporating the industry-leading IMX890 super-light periscope telephoto lens.
With the support of Qualcomm and ArcSoft, GT5 Pro restructures the fundamental architecture of imaging and comprehensively enhances its imaging capabilities, edging towards the well-deserved title of "New King of Telephoto Imaging”.
IMX890 Super-light Periscope Telephoto Lens: Redefining Telephoto Imaging Excellence
Telephoto is a key factor in defining the imaging experience. Periscope telephoto is the optimal solution to achieve high image quality and high magnification. The realme GT5 Pro features the jointly optimized IMX890 super-light periscope telephoto lens, the industry's most powerful low-light telephoto lens that boasts high specifications equivalent to those of a main camera.
In terms of hardware, the Sony IMX890 features a super large 1/1.56-inch sensor, surpassing OMNIVISION 64B by 76% and the Samsung ISOCELL JN1 by 104%. With an f/2.6 aperture, it supports 3x optical zoom, OIS+EIS for powerful stabilization, all-pixel omni-directional focus, and edge-cutting technology. The overall photosensitivity is enhanced by 215% compared to the Samsung ISOCELL JN1, ensuring excellent performance in low-light conditions and allowing users to capture clear and high-quality photos at any time. The realme GT5 Pro's IMX890 super-light periscope telephoto lens is currently the largest and most light-sensitive telephoto lens in the industry.
The realme GT5 Pro breaks the "poor image quality in telephoto lens" stereotype by providing main camera-level image quality across commonly used focal lengths. The 50MP IMX890 super-light periscope telephoto lens, combined with the powerful OIS+EIS stabilizing system, supports up to 120x super zoom, ensuring extreme clarity even at maximum magnification and achieving the pinnacle of telephoto imaging quality.
The excellent performance of periscope telephoto lenses comes at the expense of manufacturing cost-effectiveness. The IMX890 super-light periscope telephoto lens of the realme GT5 Pro has a manufacturing cost that is 4.5 times higher than that of a conventional upright telephoto lens. Although this potentially makes it the most expensive periscope telephoto lens in the industry, delivering a superior quality imaging experience to users is a worthy exchange.
Groundbreaking Union of Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 and IMX890 Telephoto Lens: Setting a New Benchmark for Telephoto Imaging Quality
An excellent flagship camera phone relies on a powerful "core" The realme GT5 Pro is the first to feature the third-generation Snapdragon 8 Mobile Platform, providing users with a completely new performance experience. The flagship chip's three ISPs are equipped with excellent processing capabilities. Combined with the new Qualcomm AI engine, the chip elevates image quality to an unprecedented level, enabling superior imaging performance.
The realme GT5 Pro is the first to combine the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 and IMX890 telephoto lens to deliver an industry-leading super-core telephoto imaging system. To fully unleash the potential of the flagship chip and telephoto lens at the main camera level, realme collaborated with Qualcomm to introduce the super-core imaging heterogeneous computing framework. When processing each image frame, the framework can invoke multiple processors' heterogeneous instructions for synchronous processing. This results in a 44% increase in single-frame processing speed and a 10% reduction in image power consumption.
In addition, the super-core telephoto imaging system of the realme GT5 Pro supports DOL-HDR on the telephoto segment for the first time. Through the 2×6+1 multi-frame selection strategy and an ultra-high dynamic range with zero-latency HDR, it effectively addresses and optimizes scenes with a large light ratio, preserving what the eyes see while maintaining clarity.
Industry's First Super-light Telephoto Engine: A New Upgrade of Flagship Algorithms
realme collaborated with ArcSoft to launch an optimized super-light telephoto engine that enhances the innovative imaging technology of the realme GT5 Pro.
To fully unleash the potential of the IMX890 super-light periscope telephoto lens, ArcSoft is deeply involved in the entire development process of the device's imaging. Through comprehensive upgrades in flagship algorithms, such as semantic perception, image quality enhancement, and computational lighting, users can enjoy a more relaxed, enjoyable, and excellent photography experience, capturing vibrant HDR images and creating well-defined light and shadow textures.
With this development, realme has achieved unprecedented strategic cooperation with Qualcomm and ArcSoft. By delving into the underlying architecture of imaging, realme has comprehensively upgraded telephoto imaging to achieve ultra-high image quality, outstanding performance, and superior algorithms, pioneering a groundbreaking shift in telephoto imaging. As realme's upcoming flagship of the year, the realme GT5 Pro is set to deliver top-tier performance and showcase unparalleled telephoto imaging capabilities, providing users with a complete flagship experience. Stay tuned!