OPPO has launched an online-only sub-brand called Realme in India. The company has also launched its first smartphone Realme 1 in an event held in Delhi. With this new brand, OPPO is planning to take on the likes of Xiaomi, Honor, Asus and other budget-centric smartphones in the category of Rs. 10,000 to Rs. 17,000.
Realme phones will be exclusively available on Amazon and come with unique design, loaded with specs and will be available at an affordable price range.
Realme 1 price in India, launch offers
As promised by the company, the Realme 1 price in India starts at Rs. 8,990 for the base 3GB RAM/ 32GB storage variant and the top-model 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage variant is been priced at Rs. 13,990. There is another 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage variant that is priced at Rs. 10,990 however that will be available after a later date.
The phone is available in two color variants, Diamond black and Solar Red with Moonlight Silver will be available at a later date. The 6GB and the 3GB variant will start retailing on Amazon at 12pm IST on May 25.
The company has thrown in a lot of offers for the users who want to buy Realme 1 on Amazon. Realme 1 launch offers include a 5 percent cash back on SBI cards, Jio benefits worth Rs. 4,850, a free back case, and a free screen protector. Amazon is also offering 80 percent off on Kindle ebooks (up to Rs. 300) for new users.
Realme 1 specifications
The phone comes with a 6-inch FHD+ display with 84.8% screen-to-body ratio and is powered by a MediaTek Helio P60 processor and runs on Android 8.1 (Oreo) with ColorOS 5.0 on top.
It comes with a 13-megapixel rear camera and an 8-megapixel camera on the front. While the Realme 1 doesn’t come with a fingerprint sensor, it comes with a face unlock feature for added privacy.
The Realme 1 comes with a triple sim tray slot and dual 4G connectivity which allows 4G connectivity on both the sims at the same time. Oppo has also focused on AI on the phone, with both the camera and battery are uses AI for better performance.
- 6-inch (2160 x 1080 pixels) Full HD+ IPS display
- Octa Core MediaTek Helio P60 (MT6771) 12nm processor (Quad 2GHz Cortex A73 + Quad 2GHz Cortex A53 CPUs) with 800MHz ARM Mali-G72 MP3 GPU
- 3GB RAM with 32GB storage, 4GB RAM with 64GB storage, 6GB RAM with 128GB storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
- Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)
- ColorOS 5.0 based on Android 8.1 (Oreo)
- 13MP rear camera with LED flash, f/2.2 aperture
- 8MP front-facing camera, f/2.2 aperture
- 3.5mm audio jack
- Dimensions: 156×75.3×7.8mm ; Weight: 158g
- 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS
- 3410mAh battery