Realme latest budget smartphone Realme U1 launched in India with new MediaTek Helio P70 and 25 megapixel selfie camera. This is the first smartphone in new ‘U’ series focus on selfie. In terms of design Realme U1 is identical to Realme 2 Pro. The main highlights of the smartphone is its 25 megapixel selfie camera and dew-drop notch.
Realme Ear-buds and cases
At the launch event, company also revealed the new and first Realme Ear buds. The new Realme Ear-buds comes with 11nm driver units, a magnetic switch design with Kevlar fabric wire, and a 3-button in-line remote. Another product that’s announced – Realme U1 Iconic Case. Both accessories available at Rs 499.
Realme U1 specifications
The new Realme U1 powered by the octa-core MediaTek Helio P70 chipset clocked at up to 2.1GHz, 4x Cortex-A73 cores and 4x Cortex-A53 cores and Mali G72 GPU. The device has a 6.3-inch full-HD+ (1080×2340 pixels) LCD dew-drop display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The glass is protected by Gorilla Glass 3. The phone packed with 3,500mAh battery.
Now comes to camera department, the Realme U1 comes with dual rear camera setup with a primary lens 13 megapixel (f/2.2 aperture) and secondary 2 megapixel sensor with f/2.4 aperture. For selfie it has 25 megapixel selfie shooter with f/2.0 aperture. It supports Portrait Lighting, AI Scene Detection, Bokeh effect, and Slow motion video at 90fps.
The all new Realme U1 comes in 3GB/32GB and 4GB/64GB variants. which can expandable via dedicated MicroSD card slot up to 256GB.
There is physical fingerprint at back pannel other sensor include gyroscope, ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, gravity sensor. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, GPS, Bluetooth v5.0, USB 2.0 port and 3.5mm headphones jack.
Pricing and availability
Initially The 3GB/32GB variant available at Rs 11,999 and 4GB/64GB variant has been priced at Rs 14,499 but after price cut the phone now available at Rs 9,999 (3GB/32GB) and Rs 11,999 (4GB/64GB). The smartphone exclusively available via Amazon India from 5th December 12.00pm. The phone comes in Ambitious Black, Brave Blue, and Fiery Gold color options.
- MediaTek Helio P70 chipset
- 6.3-inch full-HD+ LCD dew-drop display
- 13+2 megapixel dual rear camera
- 25 megapixel selfie camera
- 3GB/32GB and 4GB/64GB variants
- 3,500mAh battery
- dedicated MicroSD card slot