Oppo Realme U1 will hopefully enable youngsters to really identify themselves in the handset world, as the inscription ‘Proud to be Young’ accompanies the release of the smartphone. It was released on December 5, just about a week to when it was announced.

One good aspect of the smartphone is the Dewdrop notch display but that is not the only catchy feature. Although the smartphone is designed for youngsters in mind, it comes with cool features such as 25 MP selfie camera and can easily be a better alternative to the Oppo R17 which is about four times more expensive.

Design and Display Oppo Realme U1

Body design of this device is mainly metal and plastic in nature. The dimensions are 157.5 x 74 x 8 mm and it comes in ambitious black, brave blue, and fiery gold colors. The weight of the device is 168 grams. Although the smartphone is not a water resistant device, it comes with both fingerprint sensor, and face recognition technology.

Display type in this mobile phone is LTPS, IPS LCD capacitive touch screen of 16 million colors. The screen size is 6.3 inches and it has no secondary display. Also, it is a multi-touch device, having pixel resolution 2340 x 1080, and pixel density of 409 ppi. Other protective display features are 2.5D curved glass, Corning Gorilla Glass 3, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, and 90.8 percent screen to body ratio.

Camera Features

There is dual camera setup of 13 MP plus 5 MP at the rear of the Oppo Realme U1 smartphone. Of course, this comes with LED flash. Meanwhile, at the front there is a selfie camera of 25 MP which comes also with flash attributes.

Other salient camera features include geotagging, PADF, AI Camera, auto focus, HDR, touch focus, face detection, AR stickers, time-lapse, panorama and others.

Hardware and Software

Android OS v8.1 Oreo reigns supreme in this device. It is operating on Color OS 5.2 user interface. We trust this operating system firmware will be able to upgrade to the latest Android 9 Pie soon. Moreover, MediaTek Helio P70 chipset, 12nm, 64 bit prevails in the device. The CPU is Octa-core 4 x 2.1 GHz. In addition, the GPU is Mali G72 MP3.

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Storage Capacity and Sensors

The internal memory of Oppo Realme U1 is a variant of 3GB/4GB of RAM, which is followed by 32GB/64GB of internal storage for both variants. The internal storage can be increased to 256GB with the use of a micro-SD card used in its dedicated slot. Sensors in the device are accelerometer, proximity, ambient light, fingerprint, compass, gyro, and others.

Network and Connectivity

Oppo Realme U1 is fully a 4G LTE smartphone, meaning that it can handle GSM, HSPA, and LTE altogether. Apart from the 4G, there is also 2G and 3G working inside the phone. There are two nano SIM compartments for the Oppo Realme UI smartphone.

Other connectivity components are Bluetooth v4.2, Wi-Fi, mobile hotspot, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, headphone jack, and micro USB 2.0. However, NFC, infrared, and HDMI are missing from the device.

Battery Life

Powering the Oppo Realme U1 is a 3500 mAh Li-Po non-removable battery which doesn’t have wireless charging but has fast charging technology.

Price and Availability

The official or best price of the Oppo Realme U1 is $170 USD. However, prices differ from store to store and we cannot assure that anyone will find the price the same elsewhere on the internet. Released on 5th December 2018, the smartphone will soon begin shipping to stores any time from now.

Oppo Realme U1 – Technical Specification


  • Device Type


  • Model

Oppo Realme U1

  • Announced


  • Released


  • Status


  • Price

3 GB + 32 GB: Rs. 11,999 (About $ 170, € 151, £ 133); 4 GB + 64 GB: Rs. 14,999 (About $ 212, € 188, £ 167)


  • Type


  • Dimensions

157 mm x 74 mm x 8 mm (6.2 x 2.9 x 0.31 inches)

  • Weight

168 g (5.9 oz)

  • Colors

Ambitious Black
Brave Blue
Fiery Gold

  • Waterproof No
  • Fingerprint Yes
  • Face Recognition


  • Dedicated Keys

Volume, Power, Fingerprint

  • Device Security

Fingerprint, Face, Pin, Password, Pattern, Slide

  • Features

-Plastic + Metal body
-Fingerprint scanner (rear mounted)


  • Display Type

LTPS, IPS LCD, Capacitive touch screen

  • Size


  • Secondary Display


  • Touch Screen

Yes, Multi touch

  • Pixel Density

~409 PPI

  • Resolution

2340 x 1080 Pixels

  • Display Colors

16 M

  • Display Protection Yes
  • Features
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-19.5:9 aspect ratio
-Corning Gorilla Glass 3
-2.5D curved glass
-Dewdrop notch display
-1500:1 contrast ratio
-450 nits brightness
-~90.8% screen-to-body ratio


  • Supported Network


  • 2G Network

GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz

  • 3G Network

HSPA 850/ 900 / 2100 MHz

  • 4G Network

LTE 850/ 900/ 1800/ 2100 MHz
LTE TDD 2300/ 2500/ 2600 MHz
VoLTE support

  • SIM

Nano SIM

  • Hybrid Sim No
  • Dual SIM

Yes, Dual stand by


  • Chipset

MediaTek Helio P70, 12nm, 64 bit

  • CPU

Octa-core (4 x 2.1 GHz Cortex-A73 + 4 x 1.95 GHz Cortex A53)

  • GPU

Mali G72 MP3, 900 MHz

  • RAM (Memory)

3 GB/ 4 GB, 933 MHz, LPDDR3

  • Internal Storage

32 GB/ 64 GB

  • Card Slot

Upto 256 GB (microSD)

  • Dedicated slot


  • Sensors

Ambient light


  • Operating System

Android OS v8.1 Oreo, Color OS 5.2

  • Java Support No
  • Youtube Yes
  • Facebook Yes


  • SMS

Yes (threaded view)

  • MMS Yes
  • Email


  • IM Yes


  • Primary

13 MP (f/2.2) + 2 MP (f/2.4), AI camera

  • Flash


  • Front

25 MP, f/2.0 aperture, Sony IMX576 sensor, 1.8-micron pixel size, AI beauty plus

  • Front Flash


  • Video

1080p@30fps, 1080@90fps

  • Camera Features

Touch focus
Face detection
AR stickers


  • Bluetooth

Yes, v4.2, A2DP, LE, EDR

  • Infrared No
  • Wi-fi

Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, WiFi direct, dual band

  • Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
  • GPS


  • NFC No
  • Wireless Charging


  • Headphone Jack Yes
  • HDMI No
  • USB

Micro USB 2.0


  • GPRS Yes
  • EDGE Yes
  • Speed

42.2 Mbps (HSDPA), 5.76 Mbps;(HSUPA); LTE 400/ 150 Mbps

  • Web Browser



  • Video Format

3GP, M4V, H.263, H.264, MOV, AVI, xVID, WMV, FLV, MP4, H.265

  • Audio Format

MP3, eAAC+, WAV, Flac player

  • FM Radio


  • Alert Types

Vibration, MP3

  • Ring Tones

Wav ring tones

  • Loudspeaker



  • Battery Type

Li-Poly (Lithium Polymer)

  • Capacity


  • Placement



  • Features
  1. Document viewer
    2. Photo and video editor
    3. Active Noise Cancellation with dedicated mic
    4. Fast battery charging
    5. Dirac HD sound

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