Realme U1, the first selfie-centric smartphone powered by MediaTek Helio P70 chipset, was launched in India last month. The smartphone is available exclusively on Amazon India and comes in two different storage variants. While the smartphone has been available via flash sale, a variant will now be available via open sale as well.
The company has now announced that the 3GB RAM variant of Realme U1 will be available via open sale starting December 17. The 4GB RAM variant will continue to be available via flash sale and the next sale is scheduled for December 19. Realme has become one of the fastest growing smartphone brand in India and has launched five devices since commencing operations almost six months back.
Realme U1: Price and Offers
Realme U1 is a selfie-centric smartphone and it is priced at Rs 11,999 for the base variant with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage. The model with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage is priced at Rs 14,499. The smartphone comes with benefits worth Rs 5,750 and up to 4.2TB of 4G data from Reliance Jio. The data benefit is applicable only on recharge of Rs 198 or Rs 299.
Realme U1: Specifications and Features
Realme U1‘s claim to fame is its selfie camera and being the world’s first smartphone to be powered by MediaTek Helio P70 chipset. It sports a 6.3-inch display with a resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels and a teardrop style notch translating to a taller 19.5:9 aspect ratio. It comes in two storage variants: 3GB RAM + 32GB storage and 4GB RAM + 64GB storage.
In terms of camera setup, there is a dual rear camera system with 13-megapixel main shooter supporting f/2.2 aperture and a 2-megapixel secondary shooter supporting f/2.4 aperture and depth effect. It features a 25-megapixel selfie shooter with f/2.0 aperture, HDR support and 1080p video recording.
Watch: Realme U1 First Look Video
It features WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, 4G LTE and rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. The smartphone runs ColorOS 5.2 based on Android 8.1 Oreo. The smartphone is backed by a 3,500mAh battery and it comes in black, blue and gold colors.