Earlier this year, Realme made its debut in the Indian smartphone market and offered Realme 1 and Realme 2 – budget smartphones with very aggressive pricing. A couple of months ago, the company announced Realme C1 and Realme 2 Pro – a budget and a midrange smartphone respectively. Today, the company has announced Realme U1 in the country that is all set to give the companies like Xiaomi and Honor run for their money.
The Realme U1 is the first smartphone in the U series and comes with a big 6.3-inch (2340 x 1080 pixels) 19.5:9 FullHD+ 2.5D IPS display with a dewdrop notch along with Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Under the hood, it is powered by an Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P70 processor, Arm Mali-G72 MP3 GPU. Realme U1 is the first smartphone to be powered by the latest Helio P70 chipset. It comes with 3/4RAM and 32/64GB internal storage options, the storage is expandable up to 256GB with a microSD card. The device is running on ColorOS 5.2 based on Android 8.1 Oreo and is packed with a pretty decent 3500mAh battery. In the camera department, Realme U1 sports a 13MP(f/2.2)+2MP(f/2.4) dual rear cameras with LED flash and an AI 25MP selfie camera at the front with Sony IMX576 sensor. The camera feature includes Portrait lighting, slow-mo video, Bokeh effect. It packs in a fingerprint scanner at the rear and also comes with face unlock feature.
Realme U1 Specifications
- 6.3-inch (2340 x 1080 pixels) 19.5:9 Full HD+ 2.5D IPS display, Gorilla Glass 3 Protection
- 2.1GHz Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P70 processor, Arm Mali-G72 MP3 GPU
- 32/64GB internal storage, expandable up to 128GB with microSD card
- Android 8.1 Oreo, ColorOS 5.2
- 13MP(f/2.2)+2MP(f/2.4) dual rear cameras with LED flash
- AI 25MP selfie camera at the front with Sony IMX576 sensor
- 3500mAh battery
- Dual SIM, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS
- Colors: Ambitious Black, Brave Blue, Fiery Gold
Pricing and Availability
The Realme U1 with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage is priced at INR 11,999 and the 4+64GB variant is priced at INR 14,499 Amazon and is available exclusively on starting from December 5, 12 noon.
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