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Realme U1 to go on sale today at 12PM: Here’s everything you need to know

The selfie-centric smartphone from the former Oppo sub-brand was launched last month.

  • Published: December 12, 2018 11:29 AM IST
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Despite being just a few months old, Realme has had an incredibly busy 2018. The former Oppo subsidiary has launched as many as five smartphones in India, with the newest being Realme U1, which was unveiled just last month.

Billed as a selfie-centric smartphone, Realme U1 is the world’s first smartphone to be powered by MediaTek’s Helio P70 SoC. The smartphone has been made available for purchase via flash sales, and will be up for grabs again today. If you’ve been eyeing the U1 but couldn’t snag it earlier, this is your chance.

Here’s everything you need to know about today’s flash sale, and its star – Realme U1.

Realme U1: Sale details, price, and offers

Realme U1 will be available for purchase via flash sale at 12:00PM today on Amazon India. The smartphone comes in two configurations – 3GB RAM/32GB storage and 4GB RAM/64GB storage – priced at Rs 11,999 and Rs 14,499 respectively.

As is always the case with flash sales, limited units will be up for purchase, so we advise getting online a little ahead of the sale’s commencement, preferably with a fast and reliable network connection, to up your chances.

There are a couple of offers available for those interested in buying the Realme U1. Buyers using ICICI Bank credit/debit cards for payment will get an instant discount of five percent, and there are also ‘No Cost EMI’ options available. Other than that, buyers will get benefits worth Rs 5,750, and up to 4.2TB of 4G data courtesy of Reliance Jio.

Realme U1: Features and specifications

To recap, the Realme U1 is powered by MediaTek Helio P70 chipset. The smartphone has a 6.3-inch FullHD+ display with a ‘waterdrop’ notch. The software aboard is Android Oreo, with Color OS 5.2 UI overlay baked on top.

Watch: Realme U1 First Look

For imaging, Realme U1 features a dual-lens rear camera system, comprised of a 13-megapixel sensor and a 2-megapixel secondary depth sensor. Since it’s a selfie-centric smartphone, the U1’s 25-megapixel front-facing lens is helped by a whole bunch of AI-powered enhancements and multiple lighting modes. All major connectivity options are included in the mix, with a 3,500mAh battery rounding off the spec sheet.

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  • Published Date: December 12, 2018 11:29 AM IST