realme 1 (3GB RAM, 32GB)  +2 variations

price₹ 8,990 onwards

launchMay, 2018

35.5

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91.4

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Design

  • Bold, stunning design thanks to the diamond-like reflective body - this is a device that certainly stands out - it is housed inside a fibre-glass casing that has been cut at different angles such that each section of the glass back turns to a different shade of black when light is reflecting off it!
  • Lightweight and well built
  • No fingerprint sensor, so you have to rely on the face unlock for quick unlocking (which does work quite well)

Display

  • Decent, modern 18:9 display with minimal bezels - which means that despite the large screen size, the phone will fit nicely into your hand

Software

  • Oppo's Color OS UI is not the most refined Android UI, and looks cluttered at places

Performance

  • Good all-round performance, similar to Snapdragon 636 phones, like the Redmi Note 5 Pro

Camera

  • Decent rear and front cameras - both the cameras support depth of field or Portrait effect, and Augmented Reality (AR) stickers
  • The rear camera pictures are reasonably crisp, and have decent color reproduction
  • The front camera relies heavily on Oppo’s AI algorithms to fine-tune the photos which results in good (if slightly artificial looking) photos
  • Overall, cameras are decent, but not quite up to the high benchmark of the Redmi Note 5 Pro

Battery

  • Good battery life - easily gives over a day’s usage for an average user
  • No support for fast charging - the phones take a little over two hours to charge from zero to full

More

  • Dedicated dual SIM card slots and microSD slot
  • Supports VoLTE on both the dual sim slots
  • The display is decent on the whole, but outdoor visibility is pretty ordinary
  • On the whole, the Realme 1 offers an interesting design, fast performance and good battery life - and if these are the most important things, it may make for a good choice - but most people will find the likes of the Redmi Note 5 Pro and Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 to be much more complete and well-rounded phones

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realme 1 (3GB RAM, 32GB) Specifications

Operating System
Smartphone OSAndroid 8.1 Oreo, Expected upgrade to P
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size6 inches
Screen Resolution1080x2160 pixels (~ 402 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • IPS LCD
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Ambient Light Sensor
Processor/RAM
Processor2 GHz, Octa Core, Mediatek Helio P60
GPUMali-G72 MP3
RAM3 GB
Memory
Internal Memory32 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 256 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity3410 mAh
Dimensions
Weight155 gm
Thickness7.8 mm
Camera
Camera13.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features
  • F/2.2 Aperture
  • Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF)
  • Geo-tagging
  • Touch Focus
  • Face Detection
  • HDR
  • Panorama
Secondary Camera8.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • F/2.2 Aperture
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
4GYes
VoLTEYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes
CompassYes
More
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Dual SIMGSM+GSM
Noise FiltrationYes
FM RadioYes
More
  • Face Unlock
  • WiFi Direct
  • USB On-The-Go

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