RealMe 1 is the first phone from RealMe series of Oppo mobiles. Touted as “premium mid-range smartphone”, RealMe 1 impresses with premium looking design and better spec on paper considering the competition in the price range. In this Oppo RealMe 1 Review, we will be covering some of the key pros and cons of the device.
Oppo RealMe 1 Review- Pros & Cons
Before starting the pros and cons, let’s quickly summarise the specifications of RealMe 1.
- 2.0 GHz Octacore MediaTek Helio P60 SoC.
- 6 inch Full HD IPS LCD display panel with 18:9 aspect ratio.
- 3/4/6GB RAM.
- 32/64/128GB of internal storage.
- 13MP rear camera with f2.2.
- 8MP front-facing camera with f2.2.
- 3410 mAh battery.
- Color OS 5.0 based on Android 8.1.
- Dual nano sim card support.
- Dedicated microSD card slot.
RealMe 1 Pros
Here is the list of features which we were impressed with the phone.
- Premium Looking Design: It is one of the unique designed smartphones in the mid-range smartphone segment. The glossy diamond cut effect on the back is the standout feature.
- Good display panel: RealMe 1 comes with 6 inch Full HD IPS LCD display panel with 18:9 aspect ratio. The screen has good brightness and colors are vibrant.
- Great performance: MediaTek Helio P60 SoC is a powerful chipset which is a close competitor to Snapdragon 660. The device is fast and there is no lag observed during our testing period.
- Dual VoLTE support: MediaTek Helio P60 SoC supports native Dual VoLTE. This means that you can use both sim for VoLTE simultaneously.
- Decent Camera performance: Considering the price, both front and rear camera performance is good.
RealMe 1 Cons:
- No Fingerprint scanner: No variant of RealMe 1 comes with a fingerprint scanner.
- Confusing Color OS 5: This UI is feature rich but settings and menu are bit confusing.
- No 4K video recording support: Video recording is limited to 1080p@30fps even though the chipset is capable of 4K.
Oppo RealMe 1 Review summary: Overall good value for money smartphone. It is powerful, beautiful and features rich. Lack of fingerprint scanner is the biggest cons of RealMe1 according to us.