Oppo, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer is working on launching a new budget-oriented smartphone in India. The Oppo powered Realme 1 is set to launch on May 15, 2018, and will be exclusively available via Amazon India.
The Oppo Realme is a budget handset being launched to compete against the Xiaomi’s Redmi series. iGyaan, a YouTube channel from India, got their hands-on the device and uploaded a video about the same ahead of launch. Though the video has been taken down, we managed to get some of the screenshots.
In terms of design, the Oppo Realme 1 sports an 18:9 display up front and has a very different back design. The company likes to call this new colour as Diamond Black as it has a diamond-like design at the back with blue reflections.
As for the specifications, the Oppo Realme 1 sports a 6-inch FullHD+ IPS LCD display with an aspect ratio of 18:9 The smartphone is powered by the MediaTek MT6771 SoC. The device packs in a whopping 6GB of RAM and 128GB of onboard storage. The smartphone runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with ColorOS 5.0 layered on top of it. Under the hood, there is a 3,400mAh battery powering up the internals.
On the optics front, the Oppo Realme 1 features a 13-megapixel rear camera. Up front, there is an 8-megapixel selfie shooter with Portrait mode capabilities.
In terms of connectivity, the Oppo Realme 1 supports 4G LTE, VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, FM Radio and microUSB port.
With the 6GB of RAM and 128GB storage on a budget handset, the tradeoff here is the fingerprint scanner. Yes, the smartphone does not feature a fingerprint scanner. However, you do get Face Unlock feature.