Realme, a former subsidiary of Chinese smartphone maker will be launching its first ever selfie-centric device in India on November 28. Christened as Realme U1, the phone will be company's first ever smartphone in the new U series. Moreover, the new Realme U1 will also be the first smartphone globally to be powered by MediaTek Helio P70 chipset. Prior to its India debut, Realme CEO was seen using the device as couple of images surfaced on the internet. Also, the smartphone has already leaked in the form of renders. Realme U1 With MediaTek Helio P70 SoC Launching in India on November 28; To Retail Online As Amazon Exclusive.
With less than 6 days left for its launch, a fresh leak has emerged wherein the retail packaging of the smartphone has leaked online. The leaked images reveal that the retail box will carry U1 branding on the top followed by company branding just below it. At the sides, the retail box will feature the entire name of the device. The company will officially launch the new Realme U1 device in India on November 28 at an event in New Delhi. The launch event is scheduled to commence from 12.30 PM IST onwards. Moreover, the smartphone will be retailed online exclusively via Amazon India. Best Amazon Black Friday 2018 Online Deals: Discount Offers on Gaming Laptops, Smart TVs, Gadgets & Video Games.
As per the leaks, it is believed that the smartphone will feature a teardrop-style notch upfront just like Realme 2 Pro. The teaser page of the smartphone also reveals that the smartphone will carry an enhanced selfie camera module with 6-element lens in comparison to 5-element lens that is seen on the most devices. The smartphone will also carry horizontally stacked dual camera module at the rear, as per several reports.
The company has already confirmed that the upcoming new Realme U1 smartphone will be powered by an all-new MediaTek Helio P70 chipset. The SoC is claimed to be capable of proffering similar performance as that of Qualcomm Snapdragon 660. It is also rumoured that the phone maker will introduce the phone in 2 variants - 3GB RAM and 4GB RAM.
Some reports also claim that Realme U1 handset could be offered with 6GB RAM as well. However, there is no clarity about the same yet. More details about the smartphone will be revealed at the launch itself. Stay tuned for more details as Realme will launch the new smartphone next week. The company could launch the smartphone in the price range of Rs 10,000 to Rs 15,000.