In these recent days, budget smartphones take a prominent role as they offer impressive specifications at an affordable price range. Considering the popularity, almost all the smartphone manufacturers are coming with the mid-range smartphones thus increasing its existence. Recently, we got to see four new mid-range smartphones from Samsung, Samsung Galaxy J8, Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus and more. Now, the Oppo sub-brand Realme introduced Oppo Realme 2 Pro along with the unexpected entry-level smartphone Oppo Realme C1. This came in as a big surprise for the Oppo fans. After finding the Oppo Realme C1 specifications and design, it looks similar to the Xiaomi Redmi 6A. Let us look further into more details of this new entry-level offering from Realme including its specifications and price.
The Oppo Realme C1 release date really came in as a surprise for many. While everyone was waiting for the Realme 2 Pro that is said to be the budget-friendly version of Oppo Realme 2, even the Oppo Realme C1 came into existence with a notch display as in Apple iPhone X. It boasts a 6.2-inches full-screen display of 88.8% body to screen ratio and 19:9 aspect ratio. With an intention to compete with Xiaomi Redmi 6, the device now gets a unibody glass back which merely looks like a plastic construction at the first look. The display also gets a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection.
Under the hood, the Oppo Realme C1 in Dubai packs in Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SoC coupled with 2GB RAM and 16GB of internal storage. It features 3 slots to insert two nano-SIM’s and one dedicated microSD card slot. The memory can be further expanded for up to 256GB if you really feel that 16GB is not enough for you. As for now, it runs on Android 8.1 Oreo straight out of the box layered by ColorOS 5.1 on the top. There is nothing known of when the device gets the Android 9.0 Pie update.
Talking about the Oppo Realme C1 Camera, it packs in dual rear camera setup of a 13MP primary sensor and 2MP secondary sensor with an aperture of f/2.2 and f/2.4 respectively. Being an entry-level handset, the device is not equipped with a fingerprint scanner. On the front end, there is a 5MP sensor with AI face unlock mechanism thus making it a suitable choice for taking selfies and video calling. The camera performance is really good and is worth spending on the Oppo realme C1 price in UAE. Another major highlight of the latest Realme smartphone is its battery. The device gets a larger capacity battery of 4230mAh which is higher than other mid-range smartphones. Though there is no fast charging support, there is a micro-USB port for charging which is acceptable considering its price.
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Currently, there is no word of when the Oppo Realme C1 will be available in the market. But, the expected Oppo Realme C1 price in UAE is set for AED 354 and may go on sale starting from October 11 in some of the international markets. The lower price tag can be due to the removal of a fingerprint scanner or due to reducing in RAM configuration.
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