Realme U1 spotted in CEO Madhav Sheth’s hand a week ahead of launch, dual rear cameras confirmed

“The Realme U1 will be a selfie-centric smartphone with a MediaTek Helio P70 SoC”

Realme is all set to unveil its latest smartphone dubbed the Realme U1 at an event on November 28th. The brand’s teasers so far have suggested that the brand’s newest handset will be a selfie-centric offering, and will be the world’s first smartphone to utilise the MediaTek Helio P70 SoC. Now, just a few days ahead of the unveiling, the company’s CEO Madhav Sheth has been spotted with the Realme U1.

Realme U1 CEO Madhav ShethA photo tipped to 91mobiles by an anonymous user shows Sheth using the upcoming Realme U1 smartphone at Exhibit Tech Awards 2018 event in Mumbai. The executive was taking a selfie with the Realme U1 when he was captured with the handset. The photo has revealed the design of the device from the back. As seen in the image, the Realme U1 will offer two cameras at the rear apart from the fingerprint sensor. The handset is expected to offer a glass back panel. The rear design of the device appears to be quite similar to the Realme 2 Pro. As per the earlier reports, the next Realme smartphone could feature a waterdrop notch above the screen. Sheth has also posted a selfie captured using the Realme U1, which suggests that the handset will be capable of clicking some quality selfies.

The Realme U1 launch event will take place at 12.30pm on November 28th. The event will be streamed online so people can watch the unveiling of the phone live on their devices. The smartphone is expected to be positioned in the Rs 10,000 to Rs 15,000 price segment. The handset will be taking on the likes of the Xiaomi Redmi Y2. The device will be advertised as “India’s Selfie Pro”, and will be available exclusively on Amazon India.

Sadly, no details regarding the specifications of the Realme U1 are available at the moment. Since the launch is just around the corner, we will have more details regarding the handset very soon, so stay tuned to 91mobiles for regular updates.

Realme U1 Specifications
Performance
Octa core (2.1 GHz, Quad Core + 2 GHz, Quad core)
MediaTek Helio P70
3 GB RAM
Display
6.3 inches (16 cm)
1080x2340 px, 409 PPI
IPS LCD
Camera
13 MP + 2 MP Dual Primary Cameras
LED Flash
25 MP Front Camera
Battery
3500 mAh
Non-Removable
Realme U1 Price View All
Rs. 9,999.00
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Rs. 10,699.00
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Realme U1 Video
Akshay aka Techakko has been working with 91mobiles since 2012. Passionate about gadgets, he has a special interest in smartphones and games. The constant stream of news stories he writes is testament to his prowess as a human web crawler. A graduate in Computer Science, he dabbles as a game developer and competes in various gaming tournaments in his spare time. When he wants to take a break from the screen, he enjoys long rides on his Yamaha FZ-S.
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