Realme U1 Got Cheaper in India: Receives Price Cut of Rs. 1000

Realme U1 Got Cheaper in India: Receives Price Cut of Rs. 1000

Realme U1 Got Cheaper in India: Receives Price Cut of Rs. 1000

by February 3, 2019

Realme U1

Realme launched its Realme U1 smartphone in India last year in the month of November. At the time of launch the phone was priced at Rs. 11,999 for the base variant i.e. 3GB RAM + 32GB inbuilt storage, while the top variant i.e. 4GB RAM + 64GB inbuilt storage was priced at Rs. 14,499. Now, the company has announced price cut of Rs. 1000 for both the variants, so the 3GB RAM variant will cost Rs. 10,999 whereas the 4GB RAM variant will cost Rs. 13,499. The discounted device can be bought via Amazon.in and Realme’s official online store. Amazon India is offering exchange offers along with no-cost EMI option. You can also avail a Jio Realme Thunder Offer with and get a cashback of Rs 2,500. If you buy the device via Realme’s online store, you can avail 10% cashback (up to Rs 1,000) for payment made via Mobikwik. In addition, you can get benefits from Reliance Jio worth Rs 5,750 and up to 4.2TB data on a minimum recharge of Rs 198 and Rs 299.

Here’s a quick recap of Realme U1 features and specifications for those who are interested…

The Realme U1 sports a 6.3-inch Full-HD+ LCD display with a resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels and a taller 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The pixel density of the dispay is 409 ppi. The display features a tear drop shaped notch at the top which houses the selfie camera. Notably, it is world’s first and only smartphone to be powered by 2.1GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio P70 chipset with ARM G72 GPU. The phone comes with 3GB and 4GB RAM options. The 4GB RAM variant comes with 32GB of inbuilt storage while the 4GB RAM variant comes with 64GB of inbuilt storage. Both variants support storage expandability up to 256GB via microSD card. The phone runs ColorOS 5.2 based on Android 8.1 Oreo operating system out of the box and is fueled by 3,500mAh battery that comes bundled with a 10W charger.

The Realme U1 is made for selfie lovers as it features a 25-megapixel Sony IMX576 sensor with an f/2.0 aperture, 1.8-micron pixels on the front that can take crisp selfies with a lot of detail, colour recover and better noise control. The front camera also doubles up as AI FAce Unlcok. The rear of the device features a dual camera module that comprises of a 13-megapixel primary sensor with an f/2.2 aperture + a 2-megapixel secondary sensor with an f/2.4 aperture along with an LED flash

  • 6.3-inch Full-HD+ LCD display
  • 2340 x 1080 pixels
  • 5:9 aspect ratio
  • 409 ppi
  • MediaTek Helio P70
  • 3GB or 4GB of RAM
  • 32GB or 64GB of internal storage (256GB expandable)
  • 3,500mAh battery capacity
  • 13MP + 2MP dual rear camera
  • 25MP selfie camera

For connectivity purpose, the Realme U1 features Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS/ A-GPS/ GLONASS, micro-USD port, OTG support, and 3.5mm audio jack. In terms of dimensions, the phone measures 157 x 74 x 8 mm and weighs 168 grams.

Overall, Realme U1 is a good budget smartphone and the price cut is gives you a strong reason to consider it as an option if you are looking for a phone in the 15k price range.