Chinese new-age smartphone brand RealMe has heated up the mid-range smartphone race with its all-new RealMe U1. Realme U1 is the first ever smartphone powered by the AI master MediaTeK Helio P70 processor globally. The company is saying that RealMe U1 is the most powerful selfie-centric phone in mid-range.
Specifically created for the Indian selfie lovers, the smartphone comes with an AI 25 MP front camera with Sony IMX 576 flagship sensor and 6.3-inch FHD+ Dewdrop Full Screen. The device with Ambitious Black and Brave Blue colours will be exclusively available on Amazon.in from December 5, at 12:00 noon. The Fiery Gold version will be available from around New Year 2019.
Most interestingly, the RealMe U1 is the first ever smartphone to get Mediatek Helio P70 chipset. The P70 chip is the latest and most powerful chip in the MediaTek P-Series. It represents significant optimization and improvements in performance and power consumption and was designed with stronger camera module support and better AI performance.
The P70 chip uses TSMC’s latest 12nm FinFET production process, which reduces power consumption by 15% compared to other 14nm class processors. At the same time, the P70 features an octa-core architecture with four Cortex-A53 high-efficiency cores and four Cortex-A73 high-performance cores, for a maximum clock speed of 2.1GHz. In terms of graphics processing, the P70 is equipped with a 900MHz ARM Mali-G72 MP3 GPU, resulting in overall computing performance that is 13% higher than the P60. Realme’s platform will showcase the full potential of Helio P70. Realme’s offering is targeted towards young users that have high expectations of smartphone performance, power consumption, and camera functions.
The U series is meant to offer HD and perfect photos to selfie lovers. Realme U1 is equipped with an AI 25 MP SelfiePro front camera powered by SONY’s IMX576 light sensor with its strong bottom imaging capacity. The AI-based feature identifies 296 facial identification points and applies the most suitable beautification solutions without tempering, slimming and whitening.
Realme U1 comes with a 13MP+2MP duel rear camera. The 13MP master camera clearly recover objects and precisely present all details; The 2 MP secondary camera shows the depth-of-field and bokeh effects and adds more fun. The smart camera phone also supports 90fps/720P slow-mo video capture to slow down the wonderful moments in life for more fun.
The 6.3’’ Dewdrop Full Screen is highly integrated with the front camera, light sensor and distance sensor, and a receiver adopting a new channel sound transmission design, all integrated into the “dewdrop” and embedded in the top of the screen. Together, these maximize performance and the phone’s visual impact.
The U1 has a screen-to-body ratio of 90.8% and a screen ratio of 19.5:9, for the ultra-wide field of view that greatly enhances the efficiency of information presentation. Users will achieve more immersive visual feedback while browsing images and watching videos. In terms of resolution, the U1 is equipped with a 2340*1080, 409PPI screen that takes picture clarity to the next level. It’s 1500:1 high contrast and 450nit brightness screen allow users to choose 1080P HD mode while watching videos on YouTube, greatly improving their viewing experience.
The RealMe U1 comes in two variants; 3 GB RAM + 32 GB ROM at Rs 11,999 and 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM at Rs 14,499 in three exquisite colours, Fiery Gold, Ambitious Black and Brave Blue. It will be available on Amazon.