OPPO will be launching the Realme sub-brand in India on May 15. The very first phone to get introduced under the new brand is Realme 1. Few hours ago, an Indian publication had had published an unboxing article of the Realme 1 phone before its official announcement. The article is no longer accessible, but the some of hands-on images of the phone are available for viewing on leaks aggregator website, SlashLeaks. Previous reports have revealed that it is the rebranded version of the OPPO A3 phone that was launched in China in the recent past. However, newer reports have suggested that the specs of Realme 1 won’t be exactly same of OPPO A3.
The above image shows that the OPPO Realme 1’s box package includes charger, documentation, SIM ejector, micro USB cable and a plastic case. Amazon India has already teased the rear side of Diamond Black edition of the Realme 1 that features a metallic rear with multiple polygonal designs on it. The bottom edge of the phone features an external speaker, a microUSB 2.0 port and a 3.5mm audio jack.
The OPPO A3 phones features a notched display, but the Realme 1 features a regular 18:9 aspect ratio screen that offers 2160 x 1080 pixels. The MediaTek MT6771 Helio P60 chipset that features a dedicating AI processing unit powers the smartphone along with 6 GB of RAM. The OPPO A3 has 4 GB of RAM.
The Realme 1 has a native storage of 128 GB. For additional storage, it has a microSD card slot. The handset is fueled by a 3,410mAh battery which is negligibly bigger than 3,400mAh battery of OPPO A3. It is preinstalled with Android 8.1 Oreo that is overlaid with Color OS 5.0. It features a 13-megapixel rear camera whereas the OPPO A3 has a 16-megapixel rear-mounted snapper. For shooting selfies, it has a front camera of 8-megapixel. Teasers available on Amazon India have revealed that the Realme 1 will offer couple of AI features such as AI Selfie and AI Battery Management.
The OPPO Realme 1 is expected to be priced under Rs. 13,000 and it will be only available for buying exclusively through Amazon India.
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