Realme has launched its new Smartphone Realme U1. This is the first phone in the company’s U series. The company has made its first phone of the U series selfie-centric. This phone processor is also powerful with a powerful self camera. Let us know that this is the first Smartphone that works on the Helio P70 chipset. Realme U1 Exclusive available on Amazon. With this, the company will also make available phones at retail shops to hold the offline market.
Realme U1 Price and Availablity
Realme U1 has been priced starting at Rs. 11,999 for the base variant, with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage while the higher-end 4GB+64GB variant is priced at Rs 14,499. There’s a steep difference in the two variants but the device sits squarely between the company’s Realme 2 and Realme 2 Pro.
The device will be available in three color variants, namely Ambitious Black, Brave Blue, and Fiery Gold. It will be sold online exclusively via Amazon.
The company also launched a Realme Iconic Case with a bold type-face on the back as well as Realme Buds with magnetic housing for the earpieces and inline controls. Both are priced at Rs 499.
Realme U1 Specs
One look at the Realme U1 and you can already tell that it is a replica of the company’s previously launched device, the Realme 2 Pro. These two share the same front and rear design, with the Realme U1 being a bit thinner and comfortable to hold.
Talking about the specs, the Realme U1 sports a 6.3-inch Full-HD+ IPS LCD display (2340x1080p, 19.5:9 aspect ratio) with a dewdrop notch that’s carried forward from the Realme 2 Pro. The display looks stunning for its price segment, as you can see below.
The Realme U1 is the first device to be launched with MediaTek’s flagship Helio P70 chipset at its heart, paired with up to 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage (expandable up to 256GB via microSD card). It runs Android 8.1 Oreo-based ColorOS 5.2 out-of-the-box, yes, there’s no Android Pie support yet.
In the optics department, the Realme U1 includes a horizontally-placed 13MP (f/2.2) + 2MP (f/2.4) dual rear-camera module on the rear and a 25MP (f/2.0) Sony IMX576 selfie camera. The company is pitching this device as a “Selfie Pro” and is looking to take on Xiaomi’s Redmi phones in its price segment.
There’s a 3,500mAh battery pack on board, which is the same size as the Realme 2 Pro. It includes the usual set of connectivity options including Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2, triple-slot SIM and microSD card tray, micro-USB port for charging and data transfer, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
here’s a quick look at the specs table for the Realme U1:
|Dimensions||157 x 74 x 8 mm|
|Display||6.3-inch Full-HD+ LTPS IPS, Gorilla Glass 3|
|Processor||MediaTek Helio P70|
|Storage||32GB/64GB (expandable up to 256GB)|
|Rear Camera||13 MP (f/2.2) + 2 MP (f/2.4), LED flash|
|Front Camera||25MP (f/2.0)|
|Software||Android 8.1 Oreo-based ColorOS 5.2|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2, A-GPS, GLONASS, microUSB, 3.5mm headphone jack|
|Sensors||M-sensor, G-sensor, Gravity sensor, rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, proximity sensor|
|Colors||Ambitious Black, Brave Blue, Fiery Gold|