The Realme 1 features a unique design - which not everyone may appreciate - superb performance (on the 6GB RAM variant we reviewed), good battery life, a dedicated microSD card slot, and a decent display.
Pros / Cons
1. It has a triple card slot.
2. Good battery life.
3. It has AI CPU, which identifies your face in just 0.1 second.
4. Bigger and immersive display.
1. Average cameras
2. No fingerprint sensor
3. Cluttered OS
Realme 1 Images
Realme 1 Specifications
Android OS, v8.1 (Oreo)
Diamond Black, Solar Red
Available in India
Indian Release Date
15 May, 2018
156.5 x 75.2 x 7.8 mm
1080 x 2160 pixels
Technology (Display Type)
Mediatek Helio P60
Octa Core (4 x 2.0 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4 x 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53)
The Realme 1 is launched in India. The smartphone makes use of an octa core Mediatek Helio P60 that is coupled with Mali-G72 MP3 GPU, 3/4/6 GB RAM and 32/64/128 GB default memory capacity. This storage can be expanded up to another 256GB with the help of a microSD card. The phone runs Android 8.1(Oreo) based on Colour OS which is Oppo's custom skin. It comes with a 6-inch 1080p+ display and a 3,410mAh battery. There's also a triple card slot for two SIM cards and micro-SD. In terms of optics, the Realme 1 comes with a 13-megapixel(f/2.2) rear camera with PDAF and depth mode, and an 8-megapixel(f/2.2) front camera with portrait mode. The connectivity aspects on board the handset include wi-fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, wifi direct, hotspot, v4.2, A2DP, LE, microUSB v2.0, with A-GPS and dual sim.
The unit is available in market in Moonlight Silver and Diamond Black colors. The Realme 1 is priced at Rs. 8,990/10,990/13,990 for 3/4/6GB and 32/64/128GB variants
It has been confirmed that the Android 9 Pie update will be rolled out to their first smartphone – Realme 1. Realme has also announced on its website that all of its offerings will receive a host of updates. According to the update schedule listed by Realme, all of its smartphones will get the ColorOS 5.2 update.
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