Published: Tue, May 15, 2018
Research | By Raquel Erickson

Made in India Oppo Realme 1 launched with 6GB RAM option

Made in India Oppo Realme 1 launched with 6GB RAM option

The company has today launched the first smartphone under its Realme brand - Oppo Realme 1. The first handset is called Realme 1, and its top variant offers 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage at a price of Rs 13999. The e-commerce platform already has a dedicated page live for the same. Other specs of the Realme 1 include a 13MP rear camera, 8MP front shooter, and a 3400mAh battery. The latter two are among the best all-rounders in this segment right now, but Realme feels that the Realme 1 with its MediaTek Helio P60 chipset paired with up to 6GB RAM and and an attractive design has enough to take them on.

It comes in three different storage variants - 3GB + 32GB, 4GB + 64GB, and 6GB + 128GB. Another feature to make its way from the F7 is the Diamond Black rear design, an interlacing pattern that allows the phone to catch the light at various angles. This means that the omission of the fingerprint sensor is a major drawback. It also has a microSD card slot for further expansion up to 256GB.

The device is available in two variants, one with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage which will sell at Rs 8,990.

Battery: Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 has a bigger battery Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 is backed by a 4000mAh battery, while the Realme is backed by 3410mAh battery with AI support.

The phone is powered by MediaTek Helio P60 octa-core SoC coupled with 3GB, 4GB, or 6GB of RAM depending on the variant.

The 6-inch FHD+ Full Screen of Realme 1 gives young people a more intuitive full screen experience. The budget smartphone is targeted towards the youth of the country and comes under the "Made in India" initiative.

The 13MP rear camera also features the AI Scene Recognition which can intelligently and accurately identify different scenes and objects in real-time to tune the ideal balance of brightness, exposure, color and contrast.

When it comes to battery management, the AI processor, by learning and establishing the usage habits of users over time, can smartly allocate the tasks to each core and shut down some apps to improve the power efficiency.

As for the launch offers, the smartphone is being offered with a 5 percent cash back on SBI cards, Jio benefits worth Rs. 4,850.

Finally, talking about the pricing for the Indian Market, the Oppo Realme 1's price starts at Rs 8,990 and goes up to 13,990. The device supports Oppo's AI Beauty 2.0 feature that has 296-point facial recognition based on the gender, skin color, age and other factors.

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