OPPO F1 selfie-focused smartphone with 8 megapixel front camera now official

OPPO is scheduled to launch mid-range photo-focused ‘F series’ smartphones in India this year. Now, OPPO F1 has been introduced in Vietnam. So, the cat is out of the bag and we know that OPPO Mobiles India will launch the F1 at an event in Mumbai on January 28.


OPPO F1 Specifications

The OPPO F1 features a 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS display that is protected by 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 4. The smartphone is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 (Quad 1.2 GHz Cortex A53 + Quad 1.5 GHz Cortex A53) 64-bit processor along with Adreno 405 GPU. It has 3 GB of RAM and comes with 16 GB of internal memory which can be expanded up to 128 GB via microSD card. It runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop with the latest ColorOS 2.1 custom skin on top of it.


The F1 houses a 13 megapixel rear camera with LED flash, f/2,2 aperture, which can shoot Full HD 1080p videos. On the front, it comes with a 8 megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture and 1/4″ sensor for your selfies and video calling. The main highlight of this smartphone is its selfie camera that comes with software features like Beautify 3.0, 8 live color filters and option to use the screen as a flash light, just like iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. It has Hybrid Dual SIM (Micro + Nano) support where the second nano SIM slot can be used as a microSD card slot.

The F1 includes 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 and GPS as connectivity options. The smartphone houses a 2,500 mAh battery under the hood. It is 7.25 mm thick and weighs 134 grams.


The OPPO F1 is available in Golden color variant and has been priced at 6,490,000 Vietnamese Dongs (US $289 / INR Rs 19,369 approximately). It can now be pre-ordered in Vietnam and will start shipping from January 21. We will come to know about its pricing in India on January 28, 2016.

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