Review of Realme C1 recently launched in Pakistan.

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Realme C1 which is set as bench mark of the entry level king smartphone.

Realme C1 highlights a 6.1-inch show with a goals of 720 x 1520 pixels.

Design and Structure
Realme C1 packs 16GB of inward memory with 2 GB RAM. Fortunately the memory can be expandable further up to 256 GB. In the engine, it packs 1.8 GHz octa center processor which likewise takes the administrations of cortex A53 to keep a harmony between battery utilization and execution. This cell phone is outfitted with Snapdragon 450 chipset. These determinations make the cell phone run quicker while preparing various applications at an all the while.

At front, we have a 6.2-inch 19:9 HD+ display with a notch that holds the 5MP front camera, the sensor, and the call speaker.

On the right we find the power/lock button, while the volume keys and the triple card slot can be found on the left.

Down below, there’s the audio grille, the 3.5mm audio port, the microphone, and the micro-USB port. Can’t complain about the micro-USB, though, as this is a budget phone.

Now, at the back, we get this this glossy black polycarbonate surface, which I think looks really nice. The body is made up of plastic, but despite that, this phone actually looks premium and doesn’t look ‘cheap’ nor fragile. Here we will also find 13MP + 2MP rear cameras and the Realme Logo at the bottom. The phone has no fingerprint scanner at all.

You’re also getting the floating windows feature which lets you access screen recording, screenshot, and open apps like Message when in full-view mode. Overall, you’re just getting the same treatment.

Pre-installed Google apps are present, as well as few third party, but I’m glad that they can be uninstalled as they consumed nearly 2GB out of the 16GB internal storage.

Multimedia

This phone is in reality better than decent. Shades are exact and seeing edges are great. It’s additionally sufficiently splendid to be utilized outside. There’s an alternative in settings that you can use to modify screen temperature, which is decent. There’s likewise Night Shield that enables you to maintain a strategic distance from eye strain by diminishing blue light from the screen. With respect to the score, there’s no alternative to completely shroud it,Audio quality is average. The speaker can get pretty loud,

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Camera

To fulfill the photography needs of the clients, Realme C1 highlights a double 13+2-megapixel back and 5-megapixel front camera. It keeps running on Android 8.1 Oreo working framework with a fixing of Color OS 5.1. The gadget is fueled by 4230 mAh battery to guarantee that the clients utilize the telephone without stressing over the low battery sign.
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The details are extremely stunning without question however it has got a few minimizations in the memory and camera division and the unique mark scanner has likewise disappeared. These cut downs are made just to bring down the cost of the cell phone and to make it open by an extraordinary number of clients Realme C1 detailed specifications

 

Release date September 2018
Launched in India Yes
Form factor Touchscreen
Body type Plastic
Dimensions (mm) 156.20 x 75.60 x 8.20
Weight (g) 168.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 4230
Removable battery No
Wireless charging No
Colours Ocean Blue, Deep Black

HARDWARE

Processor 1.8GHz octa-core
Processor make Snapdragon 450
RAM 2GB
Internal storage 16GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 256
Dedicated microSD slot Yes

DISPLAY

Screen size (inches) 6.20
Touchscreen Yes
Aspect ratio 19:9

CAMERA

Rear camera 13-megapixel + 2-megapixel
Rear autofocus Phase detection autofocus
Rear flash Yes
Front camera 5-megapixel

Network

Technology       GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G Bands       GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Bands       HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
4G Bands       LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 38(2600), 40(2300),     41(2500)
Speed       HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps
GPRS       Yes
EDGE       Yes

 

SOFTWARE

Operating system Android 8.1
Skin Color OS 5.1

CONNECTIVITY

Wi-Fi Yes
Bluetooth Yes

SENSORS

Face unlock Yes
Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes

Connectivity and Battery Life

The C1 is packed with your usual connectivity suite such as WiFi, Bluetooth, 4G LTE, and GPS. So far, call quality is clear and besides, this is highly dependent on how good the reception is in your area. GPS locks in quick and can accurately pin your location when using navigation apps like Google Maps etc.

one of the key selling point of this phone, is its large battery capacity. This phone is rocking a 4,230mAh battery .That included doing activities like surfing the web, streaming videos, taking pictures and a bit of gaming.

Completion  

What really matters for a lot of people, of course, is the performance. This phone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 chipset, 2GB of RAM, and 16GB of internal storage. Due to its meager RAM, we encountered a bit of lags whenever we tried to run multiple apps at the same time. But for basic productivity tasks like browsing the web, and basically just navigating, then it’s no problem. Since this phone doesn’t have a fingerprint scanner, so we are left with the Face Unlock feature for security. So far, it’s pretty fast and responsive even dim conditions and is way faster than the Samsung A7 (2018)’s face unlock.

Now for gaming, heavy games like PUBG Mobile and Tekken Mobile are playable in low-medium settings but don’t expect a smooth gaming experience as frame drops are frequent. It also comes with Realme Game Space, which basically helps optimize games and blocks out notifications while you’re playing. For thermals, the phone gets pretty warm after long usage, but not too much to be alarming.

The Realme C1 is retails priced at PKR 18,999. The Realme is officially available on Daraz.pk, from January 2, 2019, where you can get the device with a special discount offer in the price of PKR 17,999.