Oppo’s Realme 1 6GB RAM variant has finally got listed for regular sale on Amazon. For those who don’t know, Realme is Oppo’s sub-brand, and the Realme 1 is the first smartphone launched under the brand in India, exclusively via Amazon. The 6GB RAM+128GB storage model of the Realme 1 is currently up for grabs on Amazon.in clubbed with several offers. It is a “made in India” smartphone.
RealMe 1 (6GB RAM variant): Sale, Offers
The Realme 1 6GB RAM variant can now be purchased directly without waiting for flash sales on Amazon. The phone is available with several offers such as No Cost EMI option up to 6 months on Credit Cards from various banks and also Baja Finance Cards. Buyers can also avail up to 80 percent (Rs. 300) of discount on first Kindle eBooks purchase. Besides, a free case and screen protector are also bundled with the offer. Jio is also offering benefits worth Rs. 4,850 for Jio customers who buy the smartphone.
Amazon is also running an exchange offer, wherein buyers can exchange their old phones and avail additional exchange discount up to Rs. 7,208 on the purchase of the Realme 1.
RealMe 1: Price in India
The Realme 1’s base variant price in India is Rs. 8,990 with 3GB of RAM and 32GB internal storage. The 6GB RAM + 128GB storage version will set you back by Rs. 13,990. There’s another variant with 4GB of RAM and 64GB storage, but it has not been listed for purchase yet. Oppo is expected to put in up for sale soon.
RealMe 1: Specifications and Features
The Realme 1 packs a 6-inch full-HD+ screen with 1080×2160 pixels resolution and 84.75 percent screen-to-body ratio. It is powered by a 2GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio P60 chipset and runs Android 8.1 Oreo-based ColorOS 5.0 out-of-the-box. The phone is currently available in 3GB and 6GB RAM variant with 32GB and 128GB storage, respectively. Internal storage on all the Realme 1 variants can be further expanded up to 256GB via microSD card.
Concerning optics, the Realme 1 features a 13MP rear camera with LED flash, AI scene recognition and a f/2.2 aperture. On the front, there is an 8MP selfie shooter with a f/2.2 aperture lens, AI beauty, Vivid Bokeh. The camera app on the phone is integrated with Beauty 2.0, which offers 296-point facial recognition and also beautifies clicked images. Face Unlock feature on the phone is claimed to unlock the device in just 0.1 seconds, but we wonder if it is secure as well. There have been several instances proving that software-level Face Unlock feature is not as secure as a hardware-backed Face ID feature on the iPhone X.
The Realme 1 supports AR stickers for both the rear and front cameras. It does not pack a fingerprint sensor, which means that users will have to choose between Face Unlock feature or other options like PIN, Password, or Pattern. Connectivity options on the phone include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac dual-band, Bluetooth 4.2 Low Energy, GPS with A-GPS, and GLONASS. The phone boasts a fibreglass body measuring 156×75.3×7.8mm and weighing 158 grams.
Oppo claims that it has executed stringent quality control backed with 10,000 drop tests, 100,000 button tests, 10,000 USB tests to ensure the durability of the Realme 1. Additionally, the company has also announced more than 500 authorised service centres for its sub-brand all across India. For some of the major cities, the company will be offering 1-hour guaranteed service.