Realme 1, the first smartphone from Realme, Oppo’s sub-brand for the e-commerce market, will go on sale today. The smartphone will be available in new storage variant and a new color for the first time exclusively on Amazon India. Also Read - Oppo Reno 2 update rolling out with June 2020 security patchAlso Read - Realme 3i Android 10-based kernel source code released on GitHub
“The response to Realme 1 has been phenomenal. We sold lakhs of units only within our first two sales. Our phones were ranked as the Best Seller on Amazon India securing the top four positions,” said Madhav Sheth, Chief Executive Officer of Realme India. Also Read - Realme 6i India launch set for July 14: Specifications, expected price, availability
Oppo Realme 1 Price and Variants
The Realme 1 will be available in three different storage variants for the first time during the sale today. The base model offering 3GB RAM and 32GB storage and the premium model with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage will be joined by mid-range offering with 4GB of RAM and 64GB storage. The new variant with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage will retail for Rs 10,990. The smartphone will be available in Diamond Black, Solar Red color and third color option of moonlight silver during this sale. ICICI Bank credit card users can avail 10 percent instant discount on EMI transactions.
Oppo Realme 1 Specifications and Features
Oppo Realme 1 is the competitor to Xiaomi Redmi 5, Redmi Note 5, Redmi Note 5 Pro and Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 in the e-commerce segment. The most distinctive feature of Realme 1 is its design, which seems premium compared to generic design on other smartphones. It features metal unibody design with a diamond black finish that seems similar to reflective glass surface.
The Realme 1 offers a 6-inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels and 18:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by a MediaTek Helio P60 chipset based on 12nm process coupled with Mali-G72 MP3 graphics processor. It comes with option for either 3GB or 4GB or 6GB of RAM and 32GB or 64GB or 128GB of internal storage.
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On the camera front, the Realme 1 features a 13-megapixel main camera with f/2.2 aperture, phase detection autofocus, 1080p video recording and LED flash. At the front, it gets an 8-megapixel selfie camera with f/2.2 aperture and support for Oppo‘s AI algorithm. The Realme 1 skips out on fingerprint sensor but uses facial unlock.
The Realme 1 includes connectivity features like WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS and 4G LTE. It runs Android 8.1 Oreo based on ColorOS 5.0 and is backed by a 3,410mAh battery. It comes with features that are on par for this price segment but it is a clear winner when it comes to design.