By the time you are reading this piece, the latest online only sub-brand Realme from Oppo would have its first phone on sale on Amazon India. You might have read in these columns some time before that Oppo wants to follow some of the other leading phone makers and develop an exclusive sub-brand for sale through ecommerce platforms only and not via the retail outlets. Accordingly, its first device, the Oppo Realme 1 is being released and in India, it is exclusive to Amazon.
The phone comes with some creditable specs and features.
The Oppo Realme 1 has a 6inch display with an impressive 2160x1080pixels resolution LCD screen and an aspect ratio of 18:9. The main processor on this new phone is the MediaTek Helio P60 and it is coupled with the Mali G72 MP3 GPU. Oppo is releasing these phones in two RAM variants, 3GB and 6GB and a third 4GB variant may be launched later. The internal storage levels will be 32GB and 128GB for these two RAM configurations respectively. A 13MP camera with a f/2.2 aperture-sized lens will adorn the rear panel while the front selfie camera will be of 8MP size. One can expect the latest AI algorithm to play a role in the capturing and editing of images with the new Oppo Realme 1 smartphone.
The Android Oreo version 8.1 will be the OS and the battery a hefty 3410mAh. These should be commendable specifications for the price that Oppo is selling these phones. In India, one can buy the Oppo Realme 1 3GB/32GB variant for just Rs 8,990 and the 6GB/128GB one for Rs 13,990. Diamond black and Solar Red are the colours in which the phones are being launched.
There are also launch offers on Amazon with SBI and Reliance Jio joining the fun.