Oppo Realme 1 Detailed Specifications,Price,Unseen Features,Camera,Processor

Oppo Realme 1 Detailed Specifications,Price,Unseen Features,Camera,Processor

Oppo Realme 1 Detailed Specifications,Price,Unseen Features,Camera,Processor

About Oppo :-

OPPO Electronics Corp. is an electronics manufacturer based in Guangdong, China. Known for its smartphones, the company also makes MP3 players, portable media players, LCD-TVs, and DVD/Blu-ray players. It was founded in 2004. The company is also a smartphone maker. It has launched a whole range of Android powered smartphones.

Introduction :-

Oppo has been a player in the Indian smartphone market for quite some time now. The China-based company, owned by BBK Electronics has positioned itself more as a premium brand in the country. Most of Oppo’s offerings have been more or less expensive with a strong emphasis on selfies. One could say Oppo’s offerings are more of a lifestyle device than just a piece of technology.

However, the highest demand in the smartphone market in India is for mid-range phones that are low on price and high on features. Oppo wanted a piece of the mid-range cake, but being a premium brand, it can’t just come out with a cheap phone. Hence the brand, Realme. Just like what Xiaomi did with the Redmi brand, Realme wants to do the same for Oppo.

But whether the bet of introducing a new brand will pay off for Oppo or not is fodder for another discussion. The focus right now is whether Realme 1, the first phone under the new sub-brand is an attractive proposition. The phone certainly look different and the diamond black flair adds to the premium charm of it.

 Oppo Realme 1 Price :-

Realme 1 Price starts at Rs. 8,990. The lowest price of Realme 1 is at Amazon. 1 is not available in other online stores. This phone is available in 32 GB, 64 GB, 128 GB storage variants.

RealMe 1 (Silver, 4+64 GB)
RealMe 1 (Silver, 4+64 GB)
₹ 10,990
Amazon India
RealMe 1 (Diamond Black, 6+128 GB)
RealMe 1 (Diamond Black, 6+128 GB)
₹ 13,990
Amazon India
RealMe 1 (Solar Red, 4+ 64 GB)
RealMe 1 (Solar Red, 4+ 64 GB)
₹ 10,990
Amazon India

Oppo Realme 1 Release Date :-

Announced 2018, May
Status Available. Released 2018, May

 Oppo Realme 1 Colours :-

The Smartphone will be available in three colours i.e Diamond Black, Moonlight Silver, Solar Red

Oppo Realme 1 Design :-

Dimensions 156.5 x 75.2 x 7.8 mm (6.16 x 2.96 x 0.31 in)
Weight 155 g (5.47 oz)
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

The Realme 1 looks distinctly different from all other phones at its price, thanks to the diamond-like reflective body. The phone 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. It does look a lot like a diamond. If you like your gadgets shiny and glossy, this phone will catch your eye. The same glossy finish runs along the edges as well.

The front is all screen. There are no capacitive navigation button on the front. Even the fingerprint sensor is missing. The Realme 1 relies only on facial recognition for authentication.  It’s a brave move by a brand that’s taking its first plunge in a highly competitive market, and other than just being perceived as future forward, it’s actually detrimental to the experience. The user loses out on the reliability of the fingerprint when authenticating purchases. The face unlock is quick, but isn’t reliable enough to keep user’s data secure. You can use facial authentication to access the private space (where you can store apps and data securely), and private apps (that are password-locked). In a practical scenario, the phone was unlocked by a colleague by simply pointing it at my face from a distance.

The screen takes up most of the real-estate up front. The screen-to-body ratio is around 84 percent, which Realme managed to do by fitting the usual 6-inch display in a smaller 6.14-inch frame.

Oppo Realme 1 Detailed Specifications,Price,Unseen Features,Camera,Processor

 

Oppo Realme 1 Display:-

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.0 inches, 92.9 cm2 (~78.9% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2160 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~402 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes
– ColorOS 5.0

The Realme 1 sports a standard-issue 6-inch Full HD+ display of 18:9 aspect ratio. The panel is just about average with decent colour reproduction. The colour tones are slightly on the cooler side and brightness isn’t high enough to be visible properly when outdoors. In fact, there’s some colour loss at peak brightness and texts appear faded under direct sunlight. The panel quiet reflective too. You get the usual blue-light filters and options to tweak the colour temperature.

The sides are also quite thin, which gives off an immersive feel to the content.

 

Oppo Realme 1 Specifications :- 

General :-

Release date May 2018
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 156.00 x 75.20 x 7.80
Weight (g) 155.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 3410
Colours Diamond Black, Moonlight Silver, Solar Red

. Display :-

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.0 inches, 92.9 cm2 (~78.9% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2160 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~402 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes
– ColorOS 5.0
 . Camera :-
MAIN CAMERA Single 13 MP, f/2.2, PDAF
Features LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video [email protected]
SELFIE CAMERA Single 8 MP, f/2.2
Video

The Realme 1, in that section, is quite underwhelming in comparison to the competition. It has a single 13-megapixel sensor at the back while on the front is an 8-megapixel shooter. The focus, unsurprisingly, is on selfies and portrait shots. The phone relies on Oppo’s AI algorithms to fine-tune the photos which the company claims works by analysing 296 recognition points to understand the skin tone, age, gender, etc. Based on that analysis, the phone applies one of 8 million ‘beauty solutions’ to the image.

Oppo Realme 1 Detailed Specifications,Price,Unseen Features,Camera,Processor

The end result is simply a photo with extreme layers of softening, so much so, that all spots and blemishes are hidden. It was a tad difficult for me to accept the effects, but I suppose there’s a demand for them in a country where fairness creams are one of the highest selling products. If beautification is what you’re seeking from a smartphone camera, the Realme 1 will be a pure delight

The portrait mode is present both on the front and the back camera. The Realme 1 relies on software to simulate the depth-of-field effect. It’s nowhere as consistent as the Redmi Note 5 Pro, but it does the job as far as blurring the background is concerned.

. Sound :-

SOUND Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

. Connectivity :-

Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 b/g/n
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes
USB OTG Yes
Headphones 3.5mm
FM Yes
Number of SIMs 2
SIM 1
SIM Type Nano-SIM
GSM/CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes
SIM 2
SIM Type Nano-SIM
GSM/CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes

In terms of connectivity, the Realme 1 ships with various options which include 4G with VoLTE support, GPS, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, and a microUSB 2.0 port. Also, one gets to use two SIM cards simultaneously as the smartphone comes with dual SIM support.

On the storage front, the handset ships with an internal storage space of 32GB which you can expand further based on your requirements up to 256GB.

Oppo Realme 1 Detailed Specifications,Price,Unseen Features,Camera,Processor

. Technical :-

OS Android 8.1 (Oreo)
Chipset Mediatek MT6771 Helio P60
CPU Octa-core (4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU Mali-G72 MP3

. Battery :-

Capacity
3410 mAh
Type Li-ion
User Replaceable
no No
TalkTime
Up to 30 Hours(2G)
Standby time
Up to 380 Hours(2G)

The Realme 1 is powered by a 3410mAh battery. For those comparing, that’s a hairline more than what Xiaomi’s best mid-range phone offers, and the battery life of the phone is more or less at par. The phone managed to run for 6 hours on the PCMark Battery 2.0 Test which should easily convert to over a day’s usage for an average user.

. Processor :-

Chipset Helio P60
Architecture Cortex A53
No of Cores 8 (Octa Core)
Frequency 2.0 GHz
Make MediaTek

. Features :-

Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email
Browser HTML5
– MP4/H.264 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
– Document viewer
– Photo/video editor

. Hardware And Software :-

HARDWARE

Processor 2GHz octa-core
Processor make MediaTek Helio P60
RAM 6GB
Internal storage 128GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 256

The Realme 1 is powered by the MediaTek Helio P60 SoC which is MediaTek’s most advanced chipset. It comes with an AI chip inside that can compute machine learning tasks on the device itself. It is what powers the facial recognition and the battery efficiency, apart from other things. It’s an octa-core chipset built on a 12nm FinFET process with four Cortex A53 and four Cortex A73 cores, all clocked at 2GHz frequency. On paper it’s faster than its Qualcomm counterpart, as the benchmark results from AnTuTu 7.0 and Geekbench will state.

 

SOFTWARE

Operating System Android 8.1
Skin ColorOS 5.0

The Realme 1 runs the Android 8.1 Oreo operating system

Special Features :-

Fingerprint Sensor
no No
Other Sensors
Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope

Oppo Realme 1 Detailed Specifications,Price,Unseen Features,Camera,Processor

. Expert Review :-

4.3 /5

. Positives

Very affordable
On board AI features
Subjectively attractive back panel
Good battery life
Up to 6GB RAM
Dual SIM + expandable storage
6″ 18:9 display

. Negatives

Mostly plastic build
Middling SoC
Average camera
Poor low-light camera performance
MicroUSB
ColorOS

. Verdict:-

The RealMe 1 is a great smartphone which comes with a lot of strong features. The performance is excellent to deliver a powerful performance. Also, the good pair of cameras fulfills all your photography needs efficiently. Apart from these, a massive storage and a decent battery backup are provided. However, the smartphone misses out a fingerprint sensor which is a major drawback in this highly competitive price segment..

Oppo Realme 1 Advantages :-

  • Oppo Realme 1 comes with latest Android OS, v8.1(Oreo).
  • Presents 6.0-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen and Multitouch in it.
  • It has a good screen-to-body ratio for the better viewing experience.
  • Oppo Realme 1 display has good pixel density for its full HD+ resolution (~402 PPI pixel density)
  • It supports Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by).
  • It provides 3/4/6 GB RAM for multitasking.
  • It encompasses with Octa-core processor.
  • Oppo Realme 1 has equipped with MediaTek MT6771 Helio P60 Chipset.
  • Brings an internal memory of 32/64/128 GB and expandable memory is supported up to 256 GB (uses dedicated slot) – dual SIM model only.
  • It offers 13 MP rear camera with additional features like phase detection autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
  • It offers 8 MP front-facing camera with additional features like f/2.2.
  • Supports full HD video recording at [email protected]
  • It has the battery capacity of 3410 mAh which is good for heavy usage.
  • Performance is very smooth with no lags.
  • Supports almost all connectives like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB, 3G, 4G.
  • Supports sensors like Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass.
  • Design and build quality are great.
  • It offers great and loudspeakers.
  • Supports FM radio.
  • It is available in Diamond Black, Solar Red, Moonlight Silver colors to choose.
  • Oppo Realme 1 supports additional features like Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic.

Oppo Realme 1 Disadvantages :-

  • There is No dual camera set up.
  • No display protection like gorilla glass.
  • No stereo speakers for the better multimedia experience.
  • No fingerprint sensor to unlock the phone.
  • No fast charging support.

Oppo Realme 1 Detailed Specifications,Price,Unseen Features,Camera,Processor

Buy For
  • Excellent performance
  • Massive storage
  • Good pair of cameras
  • Decent battery backup

The debutante Realme 1’s ambition to compete with the likes of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro is quite apparent. It looks boldly different from the rest, but a good design will only take it so far. The performance is nowhere near the best in the market, despite the benchmark results telling you so. The camera which is propped up by on-device machine learning ends up delivering unnaturally softened photos while the UI comes off quite amateurish.  The battery life is the only saving grace, but overall this phone isn’t what it advertises to be. Oppo’s decision to come out with a new sub-brand to cater to the highly competitive mid-range market may be driven by consumer demand, but there’s little in the phone to entice buyers, apart from a good looking device.

Oppo Realme 1 Detailed Specifications,Price,Unseen Features,Camera,Processor

 

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