Updated On: Dec 10, 2022

realme U1

8.1 MSP Score 4.3 52114 Ratings Official Website
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₹8,790
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Key Specifications

  • MediaTek Helio P70 Processor
  • 3 GB RAM
  • 13 MP + 2 MP Dual Rear Camera
  • 32 GB Storage
  • 25 MP Front Camera
  • 3500 mAh Battery
  • 6.3 inches IPS LCD Display
  • Android v8.1 (Oreo) OS
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realme U1 Price In India

Last known price of realme U1 was ₹8,790. The mobile will be available soon across various online stores in India.

Realme U1: Pros & Cons

8.1
out of 10
MSP Score
Pros
The Realme U1 offers smooth overall performance including gaming. The phone looks good and the display does a decent job. The Face Unlock feature on the device is quite fast.
Cons
The cameras on the Realme U1 struggle in low-light conditions while missing out on video stabilization. The body of the phone is prone to smudges.
Verdict
The Realme U1 is a worthy competitor in the ultra-budget segment. It offers good value for money. The only shortcoming is the camera performance, but even that does not pose an issue in well-lit surroundings.

realme U1 Details

Introduction and Camera
Priced at Rs. 8,790 the smartphone is available with 32GB and 64GB of internal storage. The Oppo sub-brand launched the Realme U1 with the intention to offer an affordable solution to selfie enthusiasts. As such, the selfie sensor at the front of the device consists of a large 25MP sensor. The camera is equipped with a plethora of enhancements including AI-based beauty and portrait. It is also capable of Face Unlock. The rear camera is no slouch either with its 13MP +2MP configuration.
Performance and Display
Powering the Realme U1 is MediaTek s Helio P70 chipset. This phone is the first to come powered by this CPU. The chipset offers a 13% performance upgrade over its predecessor. This 12nm octa-core CPU offers clock speeds up to 2.1 GHz. The inclusion of 3GB of RAM will ensure smooth multitasking. As for the screen, you get a large 6.3-inch IPS LCD panel with a Full HD+ resolution and a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. You get a dewdrop-style notch at the top of this screen similar to the one found on the Realme 2 Pro.
Battery and Platform
When it comes to keeping the lights on, the Realme U1 comes with a large 3500mAh battery. There is support for AI Power Master, which allocates resources and manages power consumption smartly. As for software, the device will come with Android 8.1 Oreo-based Color OS 5.2 out of the box.
Storage and Connectivity
In the storage department, the Realme U1 doesn t disappoint with its 32GB of memory which is expandable up to 256GB with the use of a microSD card. For connectivity, you get support for dual-SIM configurations. The rest of the options are the standard array of options such as dual 4G VoLTE, GPS, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, and a USB Type-C port.

Realme U1 Specifications

Summary

Processor Chipset MediaTek Helio P70
RAM 3 GB
Rear Camera Dual (13MP + 2MP)
Internal Memory 32 GB
Screen Size 6.3 inches (16 cms)
Battery Capacity 3500 mAh

Performance

Chipset MediaTek Helio P70
No Of Cores 8 (Octa Core)
CPU 2.1GHz, Quad core, Cortex A73 2GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53
Architecture 64-bit
Fabrication 12 nm
RAM 3 GB
RAM Type LPDDR3
Graphics Mali-G72 MP3

Design

Build Plastic back panel
Height 6.18 inches (157 mm)
Width 2.91 inches (74 mm)
Thickness 0.31 inches (8 mm)
Weight 168 grams
Colors Brave Blue, Fiery Gold, Ambitious Black
Screen Unlock Fingerprint, Face unlock

Display

Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels
Aspect ratio 19.5:9
Display Type IPS LCD, 2.5D Curved Glass
Size 6.3 inches (16 cms)
Bezel-less display Yes, with Waterdrop notch
Pixel Density 409 pixels per inch (ppi)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass v3
TouchScreen Yes, Capacitive, Multi-touch
Color Reproduction 16M Colors
Screen to body percentage 83.68 %

Camera

Rear camera setup Dual
Rear camera (Primary) 13 MP resolutionf/2.2 aperture
Rear camera (Secondary) 2 MP resolutionDepth lensf/2.4 aperture
Front camera setup Single
Front camera (Primary) 25 MP resolutionf/2.0 aperture2.8" sensor size0.9µm pixel size
Sensor CMOS image sensor
Flash LED Rear flash
Digital zoom 2x
Video Resolution (Rear) 1920x1080 @ 30 fps
Video Resolution (Front) 1920x1080 @ 30 fps
Camera Features Auto Flash Auto Focus Face detection Touch to focus
Shooting Modes Continuous Shooting High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Battery

Type Li-ion
Capacity 3500 mAh
Removable No
Fast Charging No
Charging speed 20% to 100% in 02h 10m 34s (in-house tested)
Wireless Charging No

Storage

Internal Memory 32 GB
Memory type eMMC 5.1
Expandable Memory Yes, microSD, Up to 256 GB (Dedicated)

Software

Operating System Android v8.1 (Oreo)
Custom UI ColorOS

Connectivity

SIM Configuration Dual SIM SIM1: Nano SIM2: Nano
Network SIM1: 4G, 3G, 2GSIM2: 4G, 3G, 2G
Voice over LTE(VoLTE) Yes
Wi-Fi Yes, with b/g/n
Wi-fi features Mobile Hotspot
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.2
USB microUSB 2.0, Mass storage device, USB charging, USB On-The-Go
USB OTG Support Yes
GPS Yes with A-GPS, Glonass
Infrared Yes

Sound

Speaker Yes
Audio Jack Yes, 3.5mm
Video Player Yes, Video Formats: MP4

Sensors

Fingerprint sensor Yes, Rear
Face Unlock Yes
Other Sensor Light sensorProximity sensorAccelerometer
Disclaimer: Specifications shown may be different from the actual product. We cannot guarantee that the information provided on this page is 100% correct. Please check with the retailer before purchasing.

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