Realme C1

Full Specifications, Price, Pros & Cons, Should you Buy?

Key Specs:
  • 6.2 inches, HD+ Bezel-less 19:9 display with notch
  • 1.8 GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 processor
  • 2 GB RAM, 16 GB Internal Storage, microSD up to 256 GB
  • 13 MP + 2 MP Dual cameras, 5 MP Front camera
  • Android 8.1 Oreo, ColorOS 5.1, 4230 mAh battery
  • AI Face Unlock, microUSB 2.0, Dual 4G VoLTE, Dual SIM
Realme C1 Price in India:

 7,999
on
Availability Details:
Flipkart Exclusive. Sale Starts on 11th October at 12 pm
OS Updates?
Low probability to get future Android updates


Strength

  • Big bezel-less display with notch
  • Beautiful design & Good build quality
  • Good performance for the price
  • Big battery with excellent backup
  • Decent cameras with stickers & AI features
  • Latest Android 8.1 Oreo with decent UI
  • Face unlock is very fast
  • Very good value for money

Weakness

  • No fingerprint scanner
  • Plastic body
  • No Full HD+ display
  • No fast charging
  • Low storage


Should You Buy?

The Realme C1 brings down the very trending feature of a big bezel-less display with a notch at a very affordable price. With its glass-like glossy back, the phone looks very stylish and beautiful, and it also packs in a good processor along with a huge battery which delivers great backup. However, it misses out on a fingerprint scanner, has got low RAM and storage, and comes with an average selfie camera. But still, if you want to experience a phone with good design and bezel-less display at an affordable price, the Realme C1 can be a very good buy.

Our Score
64
Out of 100
Performance:
21%
Rear Camera:
60%
Front Camera:
55%
Battery:
83%
Value for Money:
88%
User Experience:
70%

0%

User Rating: 3.63 ( 16 votes)


Realme C1 VS its Top 3 Competitors:
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63
What's better compared to Realme C1?
Rear camera, Selfies, Storage
What's weaker compared to Realme C1?
Performance, Design, Smaller screen, Smaller battery, Thicker, Less features
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66
What's better compared to Realme C1?
Performance, More RAM, Rear camera, Selfies, Display, Storage
What's weaker compared to Realme C1?
Design, Smaller screen, Smaller battery, Thicker, Less features
₹ 7,999
63
What's better compared to Realme C1?
More RAM, Rear camera, Selfies, Design, Display, Storage, More features
What's weaker compared to Realme C1?
Performance, Smaller screen, Smaller battery, Thicker

Realme C1 Full Specifications:
Phone Details
Phone Name(s) Realme C1
Manufacturer Realme
Announced September 2018
Released September 2018
Body
Build Plastic body with Glossy back (glass-like finish)
Colors
Ocean Blue
Deep Black
Dimensions 156.2 x 75.6 x 8.2 mm
Weight 168 grams
Buttons On-screen navigation buttons, Power button, Volume rocker
Display
Screen Size 6.2 inches
Display Type Bezel-less IPS LCD display with notch
Resolution HD+ (1520 x 720 pixels)
Pixel Density 271 pixels per inch (PPI)
Aspect Ratio 19:9 aspect ratio
Display Area 88.8% screen-to-body ratio
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Touchscreen Yes, Capacitive, Multitouch
Performance
Processor 1.8 GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450, 14nm
RAM 2 GB
GPU Adreno 506
Storage
Internal 16 GB
External microSD up to 256 GB
USB OTG Yes
Operating System
OS Android 8.1 Oreo
User Interface ColorOS 5.1
Features Split Screen, AI Board, 3-Finger Screenshot
Cameras
Rear Camera 13 MP + 2 MP Dual cameras with LED flash
Details Primary sensor: f/2.2 aperture, 5P lens, PDAF
Secondary sensor: f/2.4 aperture
HDR, Bokeh Mode, AI beautification 2.0
Video Recording 1080p @30fps, 720p @30fps
Front Camera 5 MP
Details f/2.2 aperture, 1.12μm pixel size, HDR, AI beautification 2.0
Video Recording 1080p @30fps, 720p @30fps
SIM
SIM Dual SIM (Dual VoLTE, Dedicated slots)
SIM Size Nano SIM
Battery
Capacity 4230 mAh Li-Ion battery
Fast Charging No, supports 5V 2A charging but only 5V 1A charger supplied in the box
Wireless Charging No
Removable Battery No
Video Playback up to 15 hours
Audio Playback up to 18 hours
Internet Surfing up to 18 hours
Gaming up to 10 hours
Security and Sensors
Security Face Unlock
Sensors Accelerometer sensor, E-Compass, Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Gravity sensor
Connectivity
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi Hotspot
Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, LE
Location GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS
USB Type microUSB 2.0
FM Radio Yes
NFC No
Infrared No
Sound
Speakers Yes (bottom mounted)
3.5mm Headphone Jack Yes
Microphone One primary microphone and one dedicated microphone for Active noise cancellation
Network
Cellular Networks 2G, 3G, 4G / VoLTE
2G Bands GSM 850/ 900/ 1800/ 1900 MHz
3G Bands HSDPA 850/ 900/ 2100 MHz
4G Bands FDD LTE 1(2100)/ 3(1800)/ 5(850)/ 8(900) TDD LTE 38(2600)/ 40(2300)/ 41(2500)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A Cat6 300/50 Mbps
SAR Values
Head -
Body -
Other Features
Notification LED Yes
Water Resistance No
In Box Contents
What's in the box? Realme C1, 5V/1A Adapter, Micro USB Cable, Warranty Card, Quick Guide, SIM Card Tool, Screen Protect Film, Case
Disclaimer: We have tried our best to list correct specs & information on this page, but still cannot guarantee it is 100% correct.
Realme C1 Review:

The review has not been added yet.

Realme C1 (Ocean Blue):

Realme C1 (Deep Black):


Realme C1 is suitable to use for:
  • Heavy Users
  • Normal Day to Day Users
  • Heavy Gamers
  • Moderate Gamers
  • Camera Lovers
  • Selfie Lovers
  • Multimedia Consumption

Rahul Dubey

Rahul is a Professional Blogger and the Founder of 'Best Tech Guru'. He is a Computer Science & Engineering graduate and the passion for Technology & Entrepreneurship kept him away from a regular job, now he spends all his time with latest technology and loves to help people. He is a Tech enthusiast and has written hundreds of articles over the years on this blog. Follow @iamRahulD

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