At the Realme 2 Pro India launch event, the Chinese brand also announced the Realme C1 smartphone, a surprise of sorts since the company had only been teasing the Pro model. The new Realme C1 is a budget smartphone that takes on the Xiaomi Redmi 6A and is also an improvement over the Realme 1 smartphone. Its key highlights include the 4,230mAh battery, Snapdragon 450 SoC, and a display notch reminiscent of iPhone X and newer models.
Realme C1 Features
Realme C1 features a 6.2-inch display with an aspect ratio of 19:9 and a notch similar to that of Realme 2. The phone has a screen-to-body ratio of 88.8 per cent. The display gets Corning Gorilla Glass 3 coating. Realme C1 will be available in Ocean Blue and Deep Black colour options.
Realme C1 is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 450 processor, which can be clocked up to 1.8GHz. The phone runs ColorOS 5.1, which is based on Android Oreo. Realme C1 packs a 4,230mAh battery. It will be available in 2GB RAM+16GB internal memory option. The internal storage is expandable up to 256GB via a microSD card slot. In terms of design, the phone comes with a glossy glass finish at the back.
Realme 2 features dual rear cameras, a combination of 13MP primary lens and a 2MP secondary lens. The selfie shooter is 5MP and it supports AI face unlock feature as well. The rear camera support portrait mode, while the front shooter comes with a blur photo feature. The front camera is said to take advantage of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to enhance photos. Thanks to ColorOS 5.1, the phone supports clone apps, which lets users run two social media accounts at the same time.
Realme C1 Price and Specifications
|Display||6.2-inch HD+ (720×1520 pixels)|
|Processor||1.8GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 450|
|Internal Storage||16GB, expandable up to 256GB|
|Software||Android 8.1 Oreo-based Color OS 5.1|
|Primary Camera||13MP rear camera, f/2.2 aperture + 2MP, f/2.4 aperture|
|Secondary Camera||5MP selfie camera, f/2.2 aperture|
|Dimensions and Weight||156.2 x 75.6 x 8.2mm and 168 Grams|
|Others||4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB, and a 3.5mm headphone jack|
Realme C1 price, offers and availability
The Realme C1 will be available exclusively on e-commerce website–Flipkart–starting October 11. The device will be available in flash sale at a price of Rs 6,999. As part of launch offers, Reliance Jio will offer up to 1.1TB 4G mobile internet data worth Rs 4,450. HDFC Bank will announce a special EMI or cashback offer during the launch and Flipkart will be providing “No Cost EMI” as well.