Realme 1, the first smartphone from OPPO’s sub-brand Realme finally launched in India at a starting price tag of Rs. 8,990. The smartphone comes in Moonlight Silver, Diamond Black, & Solar Red colours and it will be available on Amazon.in starting from May 25th. The smartphone comes in three variants – 3GB RAM with 32GB internal storage cost Rs. 8,990, 4GB RAM with 64GB internal storage cost Rs. 10,990 and 6GB RAM with 128GB internal storage cost Rs. 13,990. The 3GB and 6GB RAM variant will be available from May 25th while the 4GB RAM variant will be available in June. The smartphone comes with a number of launch offers like 5 percent cash back on SBI bank customers, JIO benefits of worth Rs. 4,850, no-cost EMI option, and 80 percent off up to Rs. 300 on Kindle eBooks. The smartphone comes with free screen guard and case in the box.
OPPO Realme 1 Specifications
Display, Processor, Memory, and Operating System
On the specifications front, the OPPO Realme 1 features 6-inch FHD+ display with a resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels at an aspect ratio of 18:9, 84.8% screen-to-body ratio, the pixel density of 403 PPI, and has 1.98 slim bezels on the sides. The smartphone is powered by 2.0GHz Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P60 12nm processor which is paired with either 3GB/4GB/6GB of RAM. The smartphone runs on Android 8.1 Oreo operating system with Color OS 5.0 on top of it and has 32GB/64GB/128GB internal storage which can be expanded further via microSD card.
OPPO Realme 1 Camera, and Features
On the camera side, the OPPO Realme 1 features 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, PDAF, AI-powered DSLR-like depth effects, and 8-megapixel front-facing camera with AI-powered portrait mode. The camera on OPPO Realme 1 has AI stickers, AI beauty mode that learns and improves the beautification based on user preference & AI real selfie that can recognize 296 recognition points based on sex, age, skin color, skin tone/condition and precisely get your face information.
OPPO Realme 1 Features
The smartphone is made up of fiberglass and features a glossy back & a symmetrical design that makes the phone look like a diamond with each angle reflecting and shinning different black colors. The smartphone comes with face unlock feature and it can unlock the phone in 0.1 seconds, and there is no fingerprint sensor.
OPPO Realme 1 Slots, and Connectivity Features
The smartphone has dedicated dual SIM and microSD card slots with dual VoLTE support that lets you use 4G & VoLTE on both the SIMs and switch between them easily. The other connectivity features are Bluetooth 4.2, microUSB, Wi-Fi, and GPS.
OPPO Realme 1 Dimensions, and Weight
The Realme 1 measures 156×75.3×7.8mm and weigh 158 grams
OPPO Realme 1 Battery
The smartphone packs 3,410mAh battery and offers a battery life of 15 hours with heavy use. The smartphone uses AI battery management and it learns your patterns & habits over time and snooze or closes inactive apps to save power.
OPPO Realme 1 Competitors
At such a price tag, the OPPO Realme 1 will compete with Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro, Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1, Nokia 6 (2018), and Honor 9 Lite.
Press Release Quote:
Commenting on the launch, Madhav Seth, Chief Executive Officer, Realme India, said,
“With Realme, our intention is to evolve the current Indian online smartphone market by offering Premium-mid range smartphones that deliver a delightful user experience. Realme 1, our first offering, is focused at the young online consumers and is primed to be a market disruptor with the most stylish design, stunning specs along with superb quality and the most satisfying service in the mid price range. Realme 1 is today the most affordable combination of best design and top performance in the country.”
OPPO Realme 1 Quick Specifications
- Display: 6-inch Full HD+ IPS display with a resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels
- Processor: Octa Core MediaTek Helio P60 (MT6771) 12nm processor (Quad 2GHz Cortex A73 + Quad 2GHz Cortex A53 CPUs) with 800MHz ARM Mali-G72 MP3 GPU
- Memory: 3GB RAM with 32GB storage, 4GB RAM with 64GB storage, 6GB RAM with 128GB storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
- Operating System: Android 8.1 Oreo with Color OS 5.0 on top of it
- Rear Camera: 13MP rear camera with LED flash, f/2.2 aperture
- Front Camera: 8MP front-facing camera, f/2.2 aperture
- Dimensions: 156×75.3×7.8mm
- Weight: 158g
- Slot: Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)
- Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS
- Battery: 3410mAh