Realme U1 India Launch Set for November 28 via Amazon, First to Sport MediaTek Helio P70
Realme U1 is set to debut in India on November 28. The new smartphone will notably be Realme’s first model to carry a MediaTek Helio P70 SoC. The latest MediaTek chip was announced last month as an upgrade over the Helio P60. Following its launch, Realme revealed that it will be the “first to launch” a Helio P70 SoC-powered smartphone globally. The Realme U1 has been listed on Amazon.in . It’s tagline highlights it as a “selfie pro” handset. The online listing claims that the new Realme phone will feature the “most powerful selfie camera ever”. The sensor resolution and aperture size of the front-facing camera sensor is yet not comprehendible.
Amazon’s confirmation for Realme U1
The listing on Amazon.in confirms that the Realme U1 is launching at 12:30pm on November 28. It also suggests that the new model will have a premium selfie experience that will be powered by the “most powerful selfie camera”. The smartphone is also found to have a waterdrop-style notch display, similar to the OnePlus 6T₹ 37,999 and many other newly launched Android smartphones. Moreover, the presence of MediaTek Helio P70 on the Realme U1 will bring a bunch of new improvements such as high-resolution depth engine, faster multi-frame noise reduction, anti-blooming engine, and accurate AI (artificial intelligence) detection.
MediaTek last month unveiled the Helio P70 as its new octa-core SoC based on TSMC’s 12nm FinFET process. It includes four ARM Cortex-A73 cores clocked at up to 2.1GHz and four ARM Cortex-A53 cores clocked at up to 2.0GHz. These cores are available in a big. LITTLE architecture alongside an ARM Mali-G72 MP3 GPU. The Chinese company claims a 13 percent performance boost on the Helio P70 over the Helio P60 SoC. The chip has also been optimised to reduce frame-rate jitters. Also, it aims to improve latency for touch controls and display visuals.
Realme U1 Specifications
If we talk about the camera, the MediaTek Helio P70 SoC supports enhancements, such as real-time beautification feature and scene detection. It even supports augmented reality applications. Moreover, it has improved deep-learning facial detection with up to 90 percent of accuracy. The primary camera support for this SoC goes upto 32-megapixel or a dual camera setup featuring 24-megapixel and 16-megapixel sensors. It even comes with three independent image signal processors (ISPs) for reduced power consumption (up to 18 percent less compared to previous Helio dual-camera setups).
The Realme U1 will be the first smartphone to feature the MediaTek P70 SoC. The user has no idea about the price and specifications of the new model.