Oppo Realme 1 launches today on Amazon India: Livestream, expected price, specs

Oppo RealMe 1 Goes Official for Rs 8990 with a Helio P60 Processor and No Fingerprint Sensor

Oppo RealMe 1 Goes Official for Rs 8990 with a Helio P60 Processor and No Fingerprint Sensor

Oppo's newly formed sub-brand Realme has launched a new budget smartphone for Indian market dubbed as Realme 1. The 3GB RAM variant has been priced at Rs. 8,990, the 4GB RAM variant is priced at Rs. 10,990 and the premium 4GB RAM variant has been priced at Rs. 13,990.

The phone will be available exclusively at Amazon.in starting May 25.

This content is restricted to site members. The smartphone is offered in 3 variants - 3GB, 4GB and 6GB. The front camera is of 8-megapixels. The Realme 1 launch is set to start at 12:30pm IST, also will probably be live streamed on Realme's YouTube and Facebook pages from the India. It's also a substantial leap ahead of all previous Helio P series chips. As mentioned earlier, the Realme 1 comes in three variants based on storage and RAM: 3GB, 4GB and 6GB RAM variant options, and 32 GB, 64 GB and 128 GB storage variants.

One the purchase of Realme 1, SBI card holders will get an extra 5 percent cashback, Reliance Jio benefits up to Rs 4,850, free case and a screen protector.

The smartphone is fuelled by a 3,410mAh battery. The M1 offers more of a stock Android experience whereas the Realme 1 comes with FunTouch 5.0.

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Going by the spec-sheet and the price, Realme 1 seems to be a promising mid-range phone and has the potential to disrupt the smartphone market in India. It runs on the octa-core MediaTek Helio P60 processor that is clocked at 2GHz. Internal storage is also expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD card. The smartphone also offers Face Unlock (said to unlock the smartphone in 0.1 seconds), but it doesn't have a fingerprint sensor. Initially, the device will be available in Diamond Black and Solar Red color options and the company will launch the Moonlight Silver color after a month. This phone is packed with 3410mAh battery with AI battery management which improves performance by analysing the users' usage pattern as claimed by the company.

Connectivity features of the phone include 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2 and Global Positioning System.

Oppo equipped the Realme 1 with a 2160 x 1080 18:9 6-inch IPS LCD, which is usually featured on more expensive variants.

For photography, the Realme 1 comes with a 13MP primary camera with f/2.2 aperture, PDAF, bokeh effect, and LED flash support for better lowlight capturing.

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