Realme U1 with Helio P70, dual rear cameras launched in India

Realme just announced their newest smartphone in India, the ‘Realme U1’. The phone sports a 6.3-inch FHD+ display with the teardrop notch. Realme U1 heavily focusses on the selfie, so there is a 25-megapixel selfie shooter tucked in the notch. Realme U1 is the first smartphone in the market using the MediaTek Helio P70 and comes in two RAM and storage options.

The phone runs Android 8.1 (Oreo) based on ColorOS 5.2 and comes with a 13-megapixel rear camera along with a secondary 2-megapixel camera for portrait shots. The camera app also comes with AI features and this time around there is a slo-mo mode as well.

Along with the smartphone, Realme also launched two accessories, a case and a pair of earphones called Realme Buds.

Realme U1 specifications

  • 6.3-inch (2350 x 1080 pixels) 19.5:9 FHD+ IPS display
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • Octa Core MediaTek Helio P70 processor
  • 900MHz ARM Mali-G72 MP3 GPU
  • 3GB RAM with 32GB storage, 4GB RAM with 64GB storage, expandable memory up to 256GB via microSD
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)
  • Android 8.1 (Oreo) based on ColorOS 5.2
  • 13MP rear camera with f/2.2 aperture, 2MP secondary camera with f/2.4 aperture, LED flash
  • 25MP front-facing camera, f/2.0 aperture, Sony IMX576 sensor
  • 5mm audio jack, FM Radio
  • 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS
  • 3500mAh battery

The Realme U1 comes in Brave Blue, Ambitious Black colors and Fiery Gold colors. The phone is priced at INR 11,999 for the 3GB RAM with 32GB storage version and the 4GB RAM with 64GB storage version costs INR 14,499. Both the earbuds and case are priced at INR 499. The phone is Amazon exclusive and will go on sale starting December 5th with a host of launch offers.

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