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Realme U1 Launched In India : Unboxing And Hands On

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Realme U1 Launched In India : Unboxing And Hands On

Specifications
Status

Launched

Manufacturer

Realme

Model / Variant

Realme U1

Launch Date

28 November 2018

Price

3 GB + 32 GB - Rs 11,999
4 GB + 64 GB - Rs 14,999

Dimensions

157 mm x 74 mm x 8mm

Weight

168g

Colors

Brave Blue
Fiery Blue
Ambitious Black

Display Size and Type

6.3-inch
LCD

Display Resolution

2340 x 1080 px

Protection

Gorilla Glass 3

Chipset

MediaTek Helio P70

CPU

Octa-Core
2.1 GHz

GPU

ARM Mali-G72

Memory Storage

32 GB
64 GB

RAM

3 GB
4 GB

Memory Expandability

up to 256 GB

Operating System

Color OS 5.2
Android 8.1

Primary Camera

13 MP
f/2.2

2 MP
f/2.4

Camera Features

AI Beauty Mode
LED Flash

Primary Video

1080p
30 fps

Secondary Camera

25 MP
f/2.0

Secondary Camera Video

1080p
30 fps

Battery

3,500 mAh

2G Network

GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900

3G Network

HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100

4G / LTE Network

LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)

Connectivity

Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n
2.4GHz
Bluetooth 4.2
Micro-USB
3.5mm Audio Jack

SIM Type

Nano

Other Features

Fingerprint Sensor
M-sensor
Acceleration Sensor
OTG

Shenzhen based smartphone manufacture Realme has been teasing a new series of smartphones for over two weeks now. The new series of smartphones is called the U-series which primarily focuses on photography. In a recent launch event held in Delhi, the company has officially announced their Realme U1 smartphone. It is the world’s first smartphone to feature the MediaTek Helio P70 chipset. The phone is an Amazon exclusive and starts at a price of Rs 11,999.

Specifications & Build

The newly launched Realme U1 has a front and rear glass build. It measures 156.69 x 73.92 x 7.99 mm and weighs in at 168 gram. The front of the smartphone accommodates a 6.3-inch LCD display with a dewdrop notch. The display has a resolution of 2340 x 1080 px and a pixel density of 409 ppi. It has a 90.8 % screen-to-body ratio and a 19:9 aspect ratio. For protection against scratches, the company has equipped the screen with 2.5d curved Corning Gorilla Glass 3 technology.

Talking about the ports and buttons, the right side of the device houses the power button while the left side is occupied by the volume rockers and dual SIM card + microSD card slot. The micro-USB port, 3.5 mm audio jack, loudspeaker, and the primary microphone pinhole are placed on the bottom of the device. For securely and quickly unlocking the handset it also has a rear mounted

Under The Hood

The smartphone packs the Octa-Core Helio P70 CPU along with ARM G72 GPU. The CPU has a clock frequency of 2.1 GHz.  In terms of memory and storage, the smartphone is available in two options which are as follows:

  • 3 GB RAM + 32 GB ROM
  • 4 GB RAM + 64 GB ROM

It also supports memory expandability up to 256 GB via a microSD card. 

For photography, the Realme U1 gets a 25 MP front-facing selfie camera and dual 13 MP + 2 MP rear cameras. The smartphone can also capture 1080p videos at 30fps with both front and rear cameras. The smartphone also offers AI beautification mode which auto enhances the pictures.

It is powered by a 3500 mAh battery and the company ships it with a 10 W standard speed charger. In terms of connectivity, the smartphone supports dual 4G VoLTE, 802.11 ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Micro-UBS port for charging and transferring data.

What’s In The Box
  • 2V 5A (10 Watt) Charger
  • USB Data Cable
  • Sim-Ejector Tool
  • Protective case
  • Safety and Quick Start Guide
Price & Colors 

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The Realme U1 will be exclusively sold on Amazon and is available in three colour options which are Ambitious Black, Brave Blue, and Fiery Gold. The price of both storage variants of the smartphone is as follows:

  • 3 GB RAM + 32 GB ROM – Rs 11,999
  • 4 GB RAM + 64 GB ROM – Rs 14,499

 

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