Realme has recently cut out the price for Realme U1 to Rs. 9999 from 25th March and at this price we have the Redmi recent launch Redmi Note7 so, we decided to compare these two smartphones to find out which is best in this same price category,


The Redmi Note7 has designed with Aura glass back with gradient reflective colors and 2.5D glass curved design on both front & back then it has support of Corning Gorilla glass 5 for both front and back which has 0.8mm thick glass. Then the Note7 has crafted in 6-layer gradient design which has comes in Onyx Black, Ruby Red and Sapphire Blue colors. Where the Realme U1 has made of poly carbonate material with 13-layer laminated technology like light reflection with glass like effect and 2.5D curved rounded edges on all sides which are crafted in Brave Blue, Ambitious Black & Fiery Gold.

Design wise Redmi Note7 will be best choice that comes with glass back design which gives the premium feel then due to glass back it has more weight on hold compared to U1 having about 186 grams.


Here both Redmi Note7 & Realme U1 has same display features having 6.3-inch FHD+ water drop Notch display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio. Then the Realme U1 has 90.80% screen to body ratio and both has the support of corning gorilla glass support but here Redmi Note 7 has fifth generation support compared to Realme U1 which having Gorilla glass 3 support for front glass.

Hardware & Software

The Realme U1 is powered by the new Mediatek Helio P70 processor manufactured at 12nm process technology and it’s a 64bit processor made of 8 cores CPU having 4 cores with ARM cortex A53 for energy efficient and 4* ARM cortex A73 cores for performance runs at a clock speed of up to 2.1Ghz and supported with ARM cortex Mali G72 MP3 up-to 900Mhz graphics process. Where the Redmi Note7 has powered with Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor in SoC manufactured in 14nm FinFET process technology which has Kyro 260 CPU architecture with Quad core of A73 clocks at 2.2 GHz speed for performance and Quad core of A55 clocks at 1.8 GHz speed for power efficiency. The CPU is accompanied with Qualcomm Adreno 512 GPU up to 650MHz for graphical performance.

In software the Realme U1 runs on the top with Color OS 5.2 based on Android 8.1 but the Redmi Note 7 runs on MIUI 10 based on Android pie. Also, Realme announced that Android Pie update will be received within june month of this year, then based on benchmark score in AnTuTU the Helio P70 runs on Realme U1 scores 145021 and beats the Redmi Note7 which has scored 144846 in terms of CPU, GPU and Memory.


Realme U1 has used Sony flagship IMX576 sensor for selfie camera which comes in 25MP with f/2.0 aperture and 1.8um pixel features 4 in 1 pixel and it has dual real camera with 13MP primary camera and 2MP depth sensor for portrait, bokeh effect also Realme U1 features AI in the processor using that lot more AI scene detection, AI photography,  back light clarity and more introduced in the camera and the U1 has a support of Super slo-mo videos at 90fps in video recording.

Then on Redmi Note7 it has dual rear camera which has 12MP primary camera and 2MP secondary sensor for portrait shot. The rear camera has features like AI Scene detection, AI Portrait mode, Studio Lighting, Studio Lighting Preview, Light Trails and AI Dynamic Portrait bokeh effect. Then on front it has 13MP AI camera which has AI portrait selfie, AI Beauty, AI scene detection, Studio Lighting and AI face unlocking feature.

Memory & Security

Both devices have loaded with two memory variants with 3GB RAM and 32GB internal memory and 4GB + 64GB variant and it’s expandable to additional memory through SD card up-to 256GB. Then for security both devices have the support of Face Unlock & Finger print scanning.

Battery & Connectivity

Here Redmi Note7 has beefy battery capacity 4000mAH than Realme U1 which has 3500mAH and Redmi Note7 has fast charging support chargeable through USB Type C port where the Realme U1 has normal charge support with micro USB port. Then other connectivity options in both smartphones like 3.5mm audio jack, microphone, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Finger print sensor and GPS are supported and additionally the Redmi Note7 has supported for IR Blaster.


 On final the Redmi Note7 & Realme U1 are priced Rs. 9999 for 3GB + 32GB config and for 4GB + 64GB memory Redmi Note7 priced for Rs. 11,999 & Realme U1 for 13,499. The Redmi Note7 & Realme U1 are available for sale in Flipkart & Amazon respectively. Where the Redmi Note7 will be available only in Flash sale.

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