Oppo Realme U1 Specification. Price and Release Date

The Oppo Realme U1 seems to the first selfie-focused phone coming from the young brand’s line-up. Its highlight is the 25MP selfie camera nestled in the teardrop notch. The camera make use of a IMX576 sensor with 0.9µm pixels that can be binned for better low-light performance. Read on and see some other features of the Oppo Realme U1, its full specification, price and release date.

Oppo Realme U1 Specification. Price and Release Date

Oppo Realme U1 Features

The teardrop notch of the Oppo Realme U1 (and the whole screen entirely) was borrowed from the Oppo Realme 2 Pro. It has a 6.3 inches IPS LCD panel with 1,080 x 2,340 pixel resolution, and covers 90.8% of the front display. The top bezel measures 2.05mm, while the side ones are just 1.7mm. The screen is protected by a 2.5D Gorilla Glass 3 while the back is made of acrylic with a special coating to make it look like glass. The good thing about acrylic is that it is less prone to shattering, and lighter than glass.

On the back of the Oppo Realme U1, you will find a 13MP + 2MP dual camera, just like the one featured on Oppo Realme 2. But the sad news is that 4K video capture is not supported, not even 1080p/60fps.

The Oppo Realme U1 is the first phone to use the new Helio P70 chipset, which has faster image processing hardware. With this chipset, the camera of the phone can render depth of field in real time as well as do HDR and multi-frame noise reduction.

The chipset features four big Cortex-A73 cores (plus for A53), along with a Mali-G72 MP3 GPU. The Realme U1 will be available in two memory/storage configurations: 3GB RAM + 32GB internal storage and 4GB RAM + 64GB internal storage. The phone has a dedicated microSD card slot for memory expansion (along with a dual nano SIM slot). The phone came with Color OS 5.2 (based on Android 8.1 Oreo) out of the box.

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Talking about the battery, the Oppo Realme U1 comes with a 3500mAh battery. The 12nm chipset features a revamped resource allocation system that keeps usage power and temperature in check.. The phone supports standard 10W charging over microUSB. Realme is clinging to the dead port, but at least it kept the 3.5mm jack as well.

Other features of the Realme U1 include an FM radio receiver, dual VoLTE, support for India in the ORoaming app, offline text scanning and translation between Hindi and English.

Oppo Realme U1 Specification

NETWORK

TechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bandsGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G bandsHSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
4G bandsLTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
SpeedHSPA, LTE-A
GPRSYes
EDGEYes

 

LAUNCH

Announced2018, November
StatusComing soon. Exp. release 2018, December 5

 

BODY

Dimensions157 x 74 x 8 mm (6.18 x 2.91 x 0.31 in)
Weight168 g (5.93 oz)
SIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

 

DISPLAY

TypeLTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size6.3 inches, 97.4 cm2 (~83.9% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~409 ppi density)
MultitouchYes
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 3
 – ColorOS 5.2

 

PLATFORM

OSAndroid 8.1 (Oreo)
ChipsetMediatekHelio P70 (12nm)
CPUOcta-core (4×2.1 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPUMali-G72 MP3

 

MEMORY

Card slotmicroSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 32 GB, 3 GB RAM

 

MAIN CAMERA

Dual13 MP, f/2.2, AF
2 MP, f/2.4, depth sensor
FeaturesLED flash, HDR, panorama
Video1080p@30fps, 720p@90fps

 

SELFIE CAMERA

Single25 MP, f/2.0, 1/2.8″, 0.9µm
FeaturesHDR
Video1080p@30fps

 

SOUND

Alert typesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
LoudspeakerYes
3.5mm jackYes
 – Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

 

COMMS

WLANWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth4.2, A2DP, LE
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
RadioNo
USBmicroUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go

 

FEATURES

SensorsFingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
MessagingSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
BrowserHTML5
 – MP4/H.264/FLAC player
– MP3/eAAC+/WAV player
– Document viewer
– Photo viewer/editor
– Charging 2A/5V 10W

 

BATTERY

 Non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery

 

MISC

ColorsAmbitious Black, Brave Blue, Fiery Gold
PriceAbout 12000 INR

Oppo Realme U1 Release Date

The Realme U1 release date is scheduled for December 5 2018, and the first sale will commence on the same day. The phone will be available in three colours; Brave Blue, Ambitious Black, and Fiery Gold.

Oppo Realme U1 Price

The Oppo Realme U1 price for its variants are as follows. The 3GB RAM + 32GB storage version costs INR11,999 in India, $170 in the United States of America, and €150 in Europe. The 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant costs INR14,999 in India, $215 in the United States or America, and €190 in Europe.

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