Following in the footprints of Realme 2, the
Chinese smartphone brand has recently launched Realme U1. While the design of
the phone is heavily inspired by the recent launches and features a circular
fingerprint scanner and horizontal dual camera setup, there are some other
considerable changes on the inside and outside.
For instance, Realme U1 is the first
smartphone to be powered by the advanced MediaTek Helio P70 chipset. Moreover,
its selfie camera is positioned inside the waterdrop notch to add a touch of
class to its thin bezel-less frame. The selfie-centric phone runs on the latest
Android Oreo 8.1 out of the box and has innovative AI capabilities that are
currently trending among other high-end devices. Realme U1 price is in line
with most of the popular mid-range phones.
As a phone is designed to cater to the rising
popularity of selfie enthusiasts in the country, Realme U1 features a 25MP
front camera. The powerful camera uses a 6-element lens to offer improved
clarity and sharpness throughout the day and night. On the back, the phone has
a 16MP+8MP dual camera setup with autofocus to help users take wide-angle
pictures with ease.
Realme U1 comes with internal storage of 64GB with memory card support of up to
256GB. It has a 4GB RAM for smooth
Realme U1 features a 4,000mAh Li-Ion battery. Based on the battery life of the
previous releases like Realme 2 and Realme 2 Pro, Realme U1 is also expected to
have impressive battery life. Even after all the selfies, games, videos, and
social networking, the phone should easily last an entire day on full charge.
The phone has a 6.3-inches IPS LCD display
with a resolution of 2340 x 1080px and a pixel density of ~409ppi which is in
line with some of the latest releases from other brands.
Realme U1 is a dual-sim phone with support for 4G
VoLTE in both the slots. Other connectivity options include Bluetooth v4.2 with
A2DP, Wi-Fi, GPS, NFC, microUSB v2.0 and USB OTG.
The phone runs on Android Oreo 8.1 with ColorOS 5.2 skin on top. The new OS
skin brings in a host of new features like real-time translation, AI engine,
navigation gestures, fast Face Unlock, and split-screen multitasking to Realme