Realme has launched the New category of budget Smartphone & the first device in the series is known as Realme C1. The brand has gathered all the media for the launch of Realme 2 Pro & surprisingly launched another phone in the event. The event took place in Amity University, Noida on 27th September. The device is focused on the first-time smartphone user at an amazing price of Rs 6,999 (appx $96). This will also be a Flipkart Exclusive device.
Realme C1 comes with the Snapdragon 450 which is seen on the budget devices from Xiaomi, Honor & much more. Don’t You think Realme is going to cover these price segment devices soon? It is definitely going to compete with Redmi 5A, 6A, and all the budget-centric devices. It has got a huge battery of 4,230 mAh. The dual cameras are also the USP for this device. Let’s talk about all these in the next sections.
Realme C1: The Design
Talking about the design of Realme C1, It comes with 6.2-inch display with a notch on top which makes it a 19:9 aspect ratio display. However, It does have a tiny chin at the bottom as well. It has got dual cameras on the back which are placed horizontally on the Top-Right corner. Besides that, It also has the LED flash as well. However, It does not feature the Fingerprint Scanner, which is acceptable knowing the fact that it comes under $100. The Realme branding is present on the bottom of the back. It does not come with the Diamond Cut Design, instead, It has the Unibody Glossy design on the back.
Realme C1: The Performance
Now, Let’s talk about the performance of this device. the Realme C1 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 Octa-Core Chipset, paired with 2GB RAM along with 16GB Internal Storage. Although, the Storage on the device is expandable up to 256GB through the dedicated microSD card slot on the device. Along with that, It is a dual Sim phone and runs on ColorOS 5.1 based on Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box. As mentioned earlier, It features the 4,230 mAh battery which will last long for more than a day.
Realme C1: The Cameras
Cameras are the main highlight after the Snapdragon 450 & huge battery, the Realme C1 features dual cameras in spite of being under 7,000 INR. Yeah, Realme C1 comes packed with a 13MP Primary Sensor on the back & a 2MP Secondary Sensor. Along with that, Realme C1 features a 5MP sensor on the front (*inside the notch*) which comes with AI Face Unlock as well. The Front Camera on the device is said to be an AI Camera which can have different modes as well.
Realme C1: Price & Availability
Talking about the Price & Availability, the Realme C1 with 2GB RAM & 16GB Internal Storage will cost 6,999 INR for the “Big Billion Days” sale on Flipkart. It will be available from 11th October, same as the availability of Realme 2 Pro. Is it going to compete with the Redmi 6A which comes with MediaTek Helio A22?
Over to You
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