Realme 1 with 6-inch 18:9 display, Helio P60 SoC and up to 6 GB RAM goes on sale in India

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Earlier last week, OPPO’s online-only sub-brand Realme made its debut in India with the launch of the Realme 1 smartphone. With the Realme 1, Realme (or should we say OPPO?) is competing with Xiaomi’s Redmi series smartphones. The Realme 1 is priced starting at ₹8990, and, starting today, the smartphone is available for purchase in the country.

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The Realme 1 will be sold exclusively through Amazon in India, and, it will be available for purchase starting today from 12 pm onwards. The Realme 1 is actually a re-branded OPPO A3 which was launched in China late last month. But, there are some differences between both the smartphones.

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Having said that, the Realme 1 sports a 6-inch display with 18:9 aspect ratio and 2160 x 1080 pixels. And, unlike the OPPO A3, the Realme 1 doesn’t come with a notch. However, the back of the Realme 1 looks similar to that of OPPO A3, especially the Diamond Black variant which is covered with glass and polygonal design patterns that actually reminds one of a diamond.

Speaking about the innards, the Realme 1 is powered by MediaTek’s Helio P60 SoC which is paired with 3, 4 and 6 GB RAM. The 3 GB RAM variant comes with 32 GB internal storage, whereas, the 4 and 6 GB RAM variants come with 64 and 128 GB storage respectively. That said, only the 3 GB and 6 GB RAM variants will go on sale in India starting today. The 4 GB RAM variant will be available later on.

Realme 1 Specifications

  • CPU: 2.0 GHz Helio P60 octa-core processor
  • RAM: 3/4/6 GB
  • GPU: Mali-G72 MP3
  • Operating System: ColorOS 5.0 based on Android 8.1 Oreo
  • Display: 6-inch Full-HD+ (2160 x 1080 pixels) IPS LCD display with 18:9 aspect ratio
  • Rear Camera: 13 MP with PDAF, Bokeh Effect and LED flash
  • Front Camera: 8 MP with Bokeh Effect
  • Internal Storage: 32 GB (with 3 GB RAM), 64 GB (with 4 GB RAM), 128 GB (with 6 GB RAM)
  • External Storage: Expandable up to 256 GB via microSD card (dedicated slot)
  • SIM: Dual SIM (with Dual 4G)
  • Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, GPS, Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi, USB OTG, 3.5 mm headphone jack, micro USB
  • Other: Face Unlock, AI Recognition, AI Beautification, AR Stickers, AI Board
  • Colors: Moonlight Silver, Solar Red, Diamond Black
  • Battery: 3410 mAh with AI Battery Management

Realme 1 Price in India and Availability

  • Price of 3 GB RAM + 32 GB storage variant: ₹8990
  • Price of 4 GB RAM + 64 GB storage variant: ₹10,990
  • Price of 6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage variant: ₹13,990
  • Availability: Available exclusively on Amazon India. Sale starts from 12 pm onwards (only 3 GB and 6 GB RAM variants)

Realme 1 Offers

  • 5% cashback on purchases through SBI debit/credit cards
  • Benefits of ₹4850 from Reliance Jio
  • No-cost EMI
  • 80% off on purchase of first Kindle eBook on Kindle Lite