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Summary
78%
75%
Display

6.3" (16 cm)

1080x2340 px, 409 PPI

6.22" (15.8 cm)

720x1520 px, 270 PPI

Performance

Quad + Quad Core

2.1 GHz + 2 GHz, 3 GB RAM

Quad + Quad Core

1.95 GHz + 1.45 GHz, 3 GB RAM

Storage

32 GB

256 GB (Expandable)

32 GB

512 GB (Expandable)

Camera

13 MP + 2 MP (Primary)

25 MP(Front)

12 MP + 2 MP (Primary)

8 MP(Front)

Battery

3500 mAh

5000 mAh

Expert Rating

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User Rating

★★★★★
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4.3/5 based on 39,241 ratings

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4.4/5 based on 459,741 ratings

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General
Launch Date

December 5, 2018 (Official)

April 24, 2020 (Expected)

Brand

Realme

Xiaomi

Model

U1

Redmi 8

Operating System

Android v8.1 (Oreo)

Android v9.0 (Pie)

Custom UI

ColorOS

MIUI

SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM, Dual VoLTE

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM, Dual VoLTE

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

Network

4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available

4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available

Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

Quick Charging

no  No

yes Fast

Design
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Dimensions

Height: 157 mm
Width: 74 mm
Thickness: 8 mm

Height: 156.4 mm
Width: 75.4 mm
Thickness: 9.4 mm

Weight

168 grams

188 grams

Build Material


Back: Plastic


Back: Plastic

Colours

Brave Blue, Fiery Gold, Ambitious Black

Sapphire Blue, Ruby Red, Emerald Green, Onxy Black

Waterproof

yes Splash proof

Display
Good
Average
Screen Size

6.3 " (16 cm)

6.22 " (15.8 cm)

Screen Resolution

1080 x 2340 pixels

720 x 1520 pixels

Aspect Ratio

19.5:9

19:9

Bezel-less display

yes with waterdrop notch

yes with waterdrop notch

Pixel Density

409 ppi

270 ppi

Display Type

IPS LCD

IPS LCD

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass v3

Corning Gorilla Glass v5

Touch Screen

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio (claimed by the brand)

90.8 %

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

83.68 %

81.48 %

Performance
Very Good
Good
Chipset

MediaTek Helio P70

Qualcomm Snapdragon 439

Processor

Octa core (2.1 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A73 + 2 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53)

Octa core (1.95 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53 + 1.45 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53)

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Graphics

Mali-G72 MP3

Adreno 505

RAM

3 GB

3 GB

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

32 GB

32 GB

Expandable Memory

yes Up to 256 GB

yes Up to 512 GB

USB OTG Support

yes

yes

Camera
Good
Very Good
Main Camera
Camera Setup

Dual

Dual

Resolution

13 MP f/2.2 (upto 2x Digital Zoom) Primary Camera
2 MP f/2.4, Depth Camera

12 MP f/1.8 Primary Camera(1.4µm pixel size)2 MP, Depth Camera

Sensor

Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor

Autofocus

yes

yes Phase Detection autofocus

Physical Aperture

F2.2

F1.8

Optical Image Stabilisation

no  No

Flash

yes LED Flash

yes LED Flash

Image Resolution

4128 x 3096 Pixels

4000 x 3000 Pixels

Settings

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Shooting Modes

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Camera Features

2 x Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps, 1280x720 @ 30 fps

Front Camera
Camera Setup

Single

Single

Resolution

25 MP f/2.0 Primary Camera(2.8" sensor size, 0.9µm pixel size)

8 MP f/2.0 Primary Camera(1.12µm pixel size)

Sensor

Exmor RS

Physical Aperture

F2.0

F2.0

Flash

yes Screen flash

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Battery
Very Good
Excellent
Capacity

3500 mAh

5000 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-Polymer

User Replaceable

no  No

no  No

Quick Charging

no  No

yes Fast

Network & Connectivity
SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

Network Support

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

VoLTE

yes

yes

SIM 1

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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SIM 2

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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SAR Value

Head: 0.339 W/kg, Body: 1.000 W/kg

Wi-Fi

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n

Wi-Fi Features

Mobile Hotspot

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Bluetooth

yes v4.2

yes v4.2

GPS

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging, microUSB 2.0

Mass storage device, USB charging

USB Type-C

yes (Doesn`t support micro-USB)

Multimedia
FM Radio

yes

yes Wireless FM

Loudspeaker

yes

yes

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Rear

Rear

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass

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  • How to change the icon size on Redmi 8?

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    Answered By Aashish Kumar | 5 months ago

    There are multiple ways to change the icon size on any Redmi phone.The method that I am going to explain is the easiest one and should work on all Redmi Phones.

    For resizing the icon, you can go into Themes, 

    Click on the Profile option.

    Click on the Customise Theme.

    Now, click the desired Tray .

    Chose the desired Theme, in this case the theme with bigger icons.

    This the easiest method to solve the issue.

    You can also check out all other cool features and other updates regarding Redmi 8 here.

  • Does Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro have IR Blaster?

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    Answered By Angel Sengupta | 6 months ago

    Yes, Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro comes with an IR blaster. IR or Infrared Blaster helps you to control your TV and other appliances from your mobile device. 

    For complete specification check: Redmi Note 8 Pro

  • How to cast my Realme U1 screen on TV ?

    A

    Answered By Archita Sandeep | 1 years ago

    To cast your phone screen on your TV you need to have Chromecast. To cast your phone screen on your TV you need to have Chromecast. 

    Follow the steps to successfully cast your screen-


    Before you begin casting

    1. Connect your phone to a Wi-Fi network.
    2. The mobile device, tablet or computer you are using to cast must be on the same Wi-Fi network as your Chromecast.
    3. You must be running the latest version of the Chromecast-enabled app. You can always double check that you are on the latest version by visiting the Google Play Store.




    Cast from Chromecast-enabled apps to your TV

    1. Make sure that the phone you are using to cast is on the same Wi-Fi network as your Chromecast or TV with Chromecast built-in. 
    2. Open a Chromecast-enabled app.
    3. Tap the Cast button Inactive cast extension. Note: The Cast button isn't located in the same place on all Chromecast-enabled apps.
    4. Tap the device you'd like to cast to.
    5. When you're connected, the Cast button will turn color, letting you know you're connected.
    6. Select the app like Youtube, Browser, Google Music etc and look for the Cast icon as shown in the image below.

    You can now cast videos, movies and TV shows directly to your TV.

    To stop casting, tap the Cast button and then Disconnect.

    You can also watch this step-by-step guide to do the same.

    You can check the complete specs of this phone: Realme U1

  • How to root Realme U1 ?

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    Answered By Crowny Sudha | 1 years ago

    To root your phone manually, you need to turn on USB Debugging. 

    1. Go to Setting, Find kernel version in About.
    2. Tap it seven times, at which point you should see the message, "You are now a developer!" With that done, tap Settings, About Phone, Developer Options, and then tick USB debugging." Then tap OK to approve the setting change. 
    3. Now turn it ON  in fastboot mode and unlock the bootloader.
    4. Install a recovery to help you with flashing.
    5. Flash a supporting custom ROM and gapps.


    XDA Developers is a great site to help you with the process, support and Custom ROMs.


    Check the below video for One click root method that works on many latest devices:


    You can find all the specs here: Realme U1

    You can check the list of Oppo Service center  :Oppo Service Centers in India

  • Can I change a theme on Realme U1?

    C

    Answered By Chitta Verma | 1 years ago

    You can see this video to see how to change the theme in Realme U1.

    To see the complete specifications of Realme U1 : RealMe U1

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