Oppo Realme 1 smartphone launched in India, price starts at 8,990

    Oppo Realme 1 with an AI-powered processor is poised to be a tough competitor against Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 5.
    By: HT CORRESPONDENT
    | Updated on: May 15 2018, 14:02 IST
    IOppo Realme 1 in ‘Diamond Black’ colour starts at Rs 8,990.
    IOppo Realme 1 in ‘Diamond Black’ colour starts at Rs 8,990. (HT File Photo)
    IOppo Realme 1 in ‘Diamond Black’ colour starts at Rs 8,990.
    IOppo Realme 1 in ‘Diamond Black’ colour starts at Rs 8,990. (HT File Photo)

    Oppo in partnership with Amazon India launched its first smartphone under the Realme brand. Oppo Realme 1 smartphone is aimed at the youth crowd of India and will be available exclusively via Amazon India on May 25 at 12 pm. Oppo's Realme 1 smartphone comes loaded with AI-focused features for its camera and battery. It is offered in two colour options of Solar Red' and 'Diamond Black'.

    Oppo Realme 1 price

    The budget smartphone is aggressively priced against its rivals like Xiaomi's Redmi Note 5. Oppo Realme 1 starts at 8,990 for the base variant with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage. The top model with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage will retail at 13,990. Another variant of the smartphone with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage will be launched next month with a price tag of 10,990.

    Oppo Realme 1 specifications

    Oppo Realme 1 smartphone features a 6-inch full HD+ display with 18:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone is powered by MediaTek's Helio P20 AI processor clocked at 2.0GHz. Oppo Realme 1 is fuelled by a 3,410mAh battery with AI battery management. The AI studies the usage pattern and accordingly kills apps running in background to save power.

    In the photography department, Oppo Realme 1 sports a 13-megapixel rear camera and an 8-megapixel front camera. The front camera comes with 'AI Shot' in vivid bokeh mode for selfies. It also features AR stickers, real-time object recognition and AI beauty. The smartphone features 'Facial Unlock' which is claimed to unlock the device in 0.1 seconds. It however doesn't have a fingerprint sensor.

    On the software front, it runs ColorOS 5.0 based on Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-the-box. Oppo also has a special Indian theme for the Realme 1 smartphone. Its connectivity options include dual-SIM support, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.

    Oppo Realme 1 comes with security features like app hiding, app permissions, and safe box. It also has an AI board which shows weather reports, health tracking and news.

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    First Published Date: 15 May, 14:01 IST
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