Realme 1 has been launched in India today, the first smartphone in the new Oppo brand for the country. The Realme brand is aimed at the Indian youth and meant for e-commerce channels, with Oppo naming as an ecommerce platform Amazon India as its strategic partner for the launch of Realme 1, which will be exclusively available on the online marketplace.
Realme 1 price in India, launch offers
The Realme 1 price in India starts at the cost of Rs. 8,990 for the model of 3GB RAM/ 32GB storage variant, and goes up to Rs. 10,990 for the model of 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage variant, and the top-model 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage variant has been priced at Rs. 13,990. The smartphone will be available in three color options of Diamond Black, Moonlight Silver and Solar Red.
The dual-SIM smartphone runs on the Color OS 5.0 based on Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box, complete with an India-specific theme. It bears a 6-inch full-HD+ (1080×2160 pixels) display with an 84.75 percent screen-to-body ratio.
It is powered and supported by an octa-core MediaTek Helio P60 SoC that’s clocked up to 2GHz, which is coupled with 3GB, 4GB, or 6GB of RAM upon the variant you choose as well as a dual-core AI-specific chip.
The Realme 1 bears a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, and a 8-megapixel front camera. The company is touting use of the Oppo’s AI Beauty 2.0 feature that apart from beautification also offers 296-point facial recognition. The smartphone also offers Face Unlock on which the company claims that it will unlock the phone in just 0.1 sec of time. The Realme 1 features AR stickers for both the front and rear cameras.
On the storage department, the Realme 1 comes with 32GB, 64GB, and 128GB of inbuilt storage, depending on the variant, each of which is expandable via microSD card featuring its own dedicated card slot.
In terms of connectivity options, the company is touting the presence of dual 4G VoLTE support on the Realme 1.
The smartphone is powered by a 3410mAh battery. Built out of a fibre-glass body, the smartphone measures 156×75.3×7.8mm and weighs 158 grams. The company is also touting an AI Board assistant on board.