Realme U1

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Market Status: Available in India | Launch Date in India: 5 December, 2018 |
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32 GB
13 MP+2 MP Dual lens Primary Camera, 25 MP Front Camera
6.3 inches 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~409 ppi density)
MediaTek Helio P70, Octa Core
Non-Removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery
  • FM Radio
  • 3G /4G
  • Finger print sensor
  • Dual SIM /Nano SIM
  • GPRS
  • WIFI
  • Bluetooth
  • VoLTE
  • Secondary Camera
  • Gorilla Glass
  • OTG Supported

Realme U1 Price

Realme U1 Unique Features

It is a selfie centric smartphone, which can reproduce high-quality selfies with features like bokeh effect, and beauty mode.Best-in-class processor, which can handle intensive gaming with low-power consumption, as the MediaTek Helio is based on 12nm fabrication process.AI support to improve the overall performance of the smartphone. The AI scene detection will improve the quality of the photos taken on both primary and the secondary camera setup.Dual VoLTE support, which enables the usage of two 4G enabled SIM cards simultaneously.

Pros / Cons


The first smartphone with the MediaTek Helio P70 SoC
Water-drop notch with more than 90% screen to body ratio
25 MP selfie camera


Custom Android OS (Colors OS)
micro USB port
Pseudo glass design

Expert Review

Realme U1 review: Taking selfie-game to the next level with AI capability

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Realme U1 Specifications

Operating System Android OS, v8.1 (Oreo)
Custom UI ColorOS 5.2
Device type Phablet
Sim Dual Sim
Colours Black, Blue, Gold
Status Available in India
Indian Release Date 5 December, 2018
Dimensions 157.0 x 74.0 x 8.0 mm
Weight 168 g
Screen size 6.3 inches
Form Factor Touch
Screen resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~409 ppi density)
Touchscreen Capacitive Touchscreen
Technology (Display Type) IPS LCD (Corning Gorilla Glass 3)
Chipset MediaTek Helio P70
CPU Octa Core (Quad 2.1GHz Cortex A73 + Quad 2GHz Cortex A53)
GPU ARM Mali-G72 MP3
Internal Storage 32 GB Storage
External Storage up to 256 GB
Card Slot microSD Card
Phonebook Unlimited
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, Push Email
Call Records Unlimited
Primary camera 13 MP (f/2.2) + 2 MP (f/2.4) Dual Camera with LED Flash
Front Camera 25 MP (f/2.0) Camera with AI
Video Recording 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps
Camera Features Geo Tagging, HDR, AR sticker, Bokeh mode, Portrait Mode, Beauty Mode, Slow Motion
Audio Player MP3, eAAC+, WMA, WAV, FLAC
Video Player MP4, H.263, H.264, WMV
Games Yes
FM Radio Yes
Speakers Yes
Audio Jack 3.5mm Audio Jack
Type Non-Removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery
Edge Yes
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth v4.2, LE
USB microUSB 2.0, USB OTG
GPS Facility with A-GPS
Browser HTML5
3G Speed HSPA, LTE-A
2G GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
4G Dual VoLTE
Sensors Fingerprint Sensor, Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Light sensor, Gravity sensor
Other Features AI Face Unlock, AI Camera

Realme U1 Details

The Realme U1 is launched in India, and its sale will occur from 5th December, 2018. The device sports  a 6.3-inch IPS LCD panel with 1,080 x 2,340px resolution and (according to official numbers) covers 90.8% of the front. The screen is guarded by 2.5D Gorilla Glass 3 while the back is made of acrylic with a special coating to make it look like glass. The smartphone makes use of an octa core MediaTek Helio P70 that is coupled with ARM Mali-G72 MP3 GPU, 3/4 GB RAM and 32/64 GB default memory capacity. This storage can be expanded up to another 256 GB with the help of a microSD card.

Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot, v4.2, LE, microUSB 2.0, USB OTG, with A-GPS, and dual Sim. The device is fuelled by a non-removable Li-ion 3500 mah battery and runs Android 8.1(Oreo) out of the box. Sensors include a Fingerprint Sensor, a Light sensor, a Proximity sensor, an Accelerometer, a Compass, a Light sensor, and a Gravity sensor. The samrtphone is available in Black, Blue and Gold colors in a Indian market. The Realme U1 price starts at Rs.11,999 for 3/32GB variant and Rs. 14,999 for 4/64GB variant.

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