Realme has officially launched its latest mid-range smartphone called Realme U1. It company’s first device under its U Series.
The Realme U1 is also world’s first smartphone to be powered by octa-core (2.1GHz A73 x 4 + 2GHz A53 x 4) MediaTek Helio P70 processor and includes ARM Mali-G72 MP3 900MHz GPU.
The cell phone has dimensions of 157 x 74 x 8 mm and weighs 168 grams. It has shiny rear side with diffraction grading. It uses 13 layers of Laminated Technology called Light Pillar Design. There is a rear facing fingerprint sensor for fast unlocking.
The Realme U1 specs include 6.3-inch IPS display with 2350 x 1080 pixels resolution, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 450nits brightness, 1500:1 contrast ratio and multi-touch support. It has Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection as well for scratch resistance. The device boasts an impressive 90.5% screen-to-body ratio.
The smartphone comes in options of 3GB RAM with 32GB ROM and 4GB RAM with 64GB internal memory. There is a dedicated microSD card slot which allows further expansion up to 256GB. Its Dual Nano SIM slots supports 4G VoLTE.
The U1 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo based Color OS 5.2. It has 3500 mAh battery which powers the hardware. A 25MP shooter is placed at the front (inside dew drop notch). It has F/2.0 Aperture, Sony IMX576 sensor, 4-in-1 pixel binning and AI Beautification (scans 296 facial points).
At the back side is 13MP primary rear camera with F/2.2 Aperture and secondary 2MP shooter with F/2.4 Aperture and LED Flash. Connectivity options like Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Bluetooth V4.2, GPS, FM Radio and 3.5mm Audio Jack are supported.
The Realme U1 price starts at Rs. 11,999 for 3GB RAM /32GB storage model and goes up to Rs. 14,499 for 4GB RAM / 64GB storage variant. The mobile will come in Ambitious Black, Fiery Gold and Brave Blue colors.
You can buy Realme U1 at Amazon.in starting December 5th. Its designer cases will cost Rs. 499. Some of the launch offers include No Cost EMI, 5% cashback for SBI cards and up to 4.2TB extra data for Jio users along with benefits of Rs. 5750.