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Realme U1 with 25MP selfie camera launched in India starting at Rs. 11,999: Specifications, features

Realme launched its latest smartphone Realme U1 in India today at an event in New Delhi. The latest phone from Oppo’s sub-brand is a selfie-centric phone and comes with a 25MP selfie camera. It is also the first device to sport the MediaTek Helio P70 chipset that was launched last month. The Realme U1 sports a dewdrop notch display and dual rear cameras also. The smartphone will be available exclusively via Amazon India.

Realme U1 Price in India

Realme U1 price in India starts at Rs. 11,999 for the 3GB+32GB model. The 4GB+64GB model is priced at Rs. 14,499. The phone will be available exclusively via starting from December 5. If we talk about launch offers, there is a 5% discount for SBI customers and Jio customers will get benefits worth Rs. 5,750 and 4.2TB data.

Realme U1 Specifications

The Realme U1 sports a 6.3-inch FHD+ (1080×2340 pixels) 2.5D curved glass LCD panel. The display sports a 19.5:9 aspect ratio and it has a 90.8% screen-to-body ratio. The display is protected by Gorilla Glass 3. It is powered by the octa-core MediaTek Helio P70 chipset coupled with up to 4GB RAM and 64GB storage that is expandable up to 256GB.

In terms of camera, there is a dual camera set up at the back. It has a 13MP primary camera with f/2.2 aperture and a 2MP secondary camera with f/2.4 aperture and LED flash. The rear camera also supports Portrait Lighting, Slo-Mo video up to 90fps, AI Scene Detection, and Bokeh effect.

Up front, there is a 25MP Sony IMX576 sensor with f/2.0 aperture, 1.8-micron pixels, and 4-in-1 pixels technology. The front camera supports AI Face Unlock feature, Backlight mode, AI Beauty+ mode and Smarter Groupie feature.

Connectivity options on the phone include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS/A-GPS/GLONASS, micro-USB, and 3.5mm headphone jack. The sensors on the phone are an ambient light sensor, gravity sensor, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and fingerprint sensor. It packs a 3,500mAh battery and runs ColorOS 5.2 based on Android 8.1 Oreo.

The Realme U1 comes in Ambitious Black, Brave Blue, and Fiery Gold color options.


Satyendra Pal Singh

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