Realme U1's first sale today: Specifications, price, and launch offers
Realme U1, the newest smartphone from Realme, will go on sale in India today via Amazon and Realme e-store at 12pm. The key highlights of the phone are its full-HD+ waterdrop notched display, a powerful 25MP selfie camera, and the latest MediaTek Helio P70 chipset. In India, the Realme U1 starts at Rs. 11,999. Here's everything to know.
Price and launch offers
The Realme U1 costs Rs. 11,999 for the 3GB/32GB variant and Rs. 14,999 for the 4GB/64GB variant. In terms of launch offers, on Amazon, you can avail a 5% cashback on SBI cards, no-cost EMIs, and cashback benefits worth upto Rs. 5,750 and upto 4.2TB data from Reliance Jio. On Realme e-store, you get the same Jio offer and 5% cashback via MobiKwik.
Realme U1: At a glance
In terms of design, the Realme U1 looks a lot like Realme 2 Pro. Up front, the phone sports a Dewdrop notched display with a slim bottom chin. On the back, there's a dual-rear camera setup and a fingerprint scanner housed in a polycarbonate casing. Further, Realme U1 features a 6.3-inch (1080x2340 pixels) full-HD+ display with 90.8% screen-to-body ratio and 2.5D Gorilla Glass protection.
For the shutterbugs and selfie lovers
In terms of optics, the Realme U1 sports a dual rear-camera comprising a 13MP (f/2.2) main sensor and a 2MP (f/2.4) depth sensor, paired with LED flash. Up front, the phone features a 25MP (f/2.0) Sony IMX576 sensor with 296 facial detection points and AI-based features such as Night shot brightness for better, bokeh effect and beautification.
Under the hood
The Realme U1 is powered by MediaTek Helio P70 processor, paired with ARM G72 GPU, 3GB/4GB of RAM and 32GB/64GB of internal storage (expandable upto 256GB) It runs Android Oreo 8.1-based ColorOS 5.2 OS and packs a 3,500mAh battery. Further, the phone comes with standard sensors and connectivity options including Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, micro-USB port, and 3.5mm headphone jack.
Connectivity option and sensors onboard the Realme U1
In terms of connectivity option, the Realme U1 offers support for Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS/A-GPS, micro-USB port, and 3.5mm headphone jack. Sensors onboard the phone include an ambient light sensor, gravity sensor, gyroscope, and proximity sensor. There's also a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner.