Not even a year since its launch, Oppo’s sub-brand has become a new competitor in the budget segment of smartphones. Realme, with its new launch of U1, which is first of its series has some dashing specs with a reasonable price tag. Here are they,
Realme U1 Launched in India Today: Price & Specifications
Physically, its 6.3″ screen with dewdrop notch and a little bezel. The aspect ratio of 19.5:9, it subjects to IPS LCD display with 1080×2340 resolution.
Two variants of 3GB+32GB and 4GB+64GB.
Front – 25MP Sony IMX576 Sensor with hybrid HDR, a niche feature that U1 possess and claims to be India’s Selfie Pro.
Rear – 13MP(f/2.2) + 2MP(f/2.4) with ultra slow-motion recording and bright photos.
Powered by world’s first ever Helio P70 from MediaTek. Helio P70 was launched in last month and U1 is the first one to grab it. Joining with Mali G72 MP3 GPU, P70 processor is an octa-core with 4 cores cloaking at a speed of 2.1GHz and 4 cores at 2.0GHz.
At AnTuTu, the performance scores of P70 have even surpassed Kirin 710 and Snapdragon 636 processors, so it’s definitely a worth waiting to watch what P70 can do on U1.
Running with Oppo’s ColorOS 5 on the top of Android Pie 9.0.
3500mAh! Seems okay. The AI and processor may manage the power smartly and be long-lasting.
Rest features of Bluetooth 4, USB OTG, Nano SIM slots, WiFi etc are fitted in. It comes in three colour variants – Blue, Black, and Gold.
Pricing and Purchasing:
The 3GB+32GB variant is at ₹11,999 and 4GB+64GB is at ₹14,499.
U1 is an Amazon India exclusive, releasing on December 5 at 12 PM. Meanwhile, you can be notified by subscribing.
Alongside U1 revelation, Realme launched its proprietary rear cases of Gold and Black colours for ₹499. And new Bud-type earphones for ₹499 which have to be purchased separately.