Selfie-centric flagship smartphone Oppo F1 unveiled
Selfie-centric flagship smartphone Oppo F1 unveiledThe Gioididong (Screen-shot)

Chinese smartphone-maker Oppo has launched two new camera-centric handsets, dubbed F1 and F1 Plus, in India.

The key aspect of the Oppo F1 series device is the front-camera. It boasts a feature-rich 8MP camera f/2.0 aperture, ¼-inch sensor, Beautify v3.0 tool and also comes with special software to brighten display to bring out a flash-like effect while taking a selfie, similar to top-end Apple iPhone 6S series.

On the back, they come packed with a 13MP camera with f/2.2 aperture and single-LED flash.

Oppo F1 Plus features almost the same hardware. A key difference between the two is the F1 Plus features a bigger 5.5-inch full-HD display and 4GB RAM, whereas the F1 sports a smaller 5.0-inch HD screen and 3GB RAM.

The rest of the features are the same for both devices. They come with a full-metal body, Android 5.1 Lollipop OS, Snapdragon 616 Octa-core processor, 3GB RAM, 16GB inbuilt storage and a 2,500mAh cell.

Oppo has revealed the F1 Plus boasts a more sophisticated front-camera than F1, but for reasons unknown, it did not reveal whether the F1 Plus will have an 8MP snapper with better imaging processor or a higher MP count. The company also did not disclose the battery details of the F 1 Plus. Stay tuned for more updates.

Oppo F1 and F1 Plus price and availability details:

The company has confirmed that the new Oppo F1 and F1 Plus will cost Rs 15,990 and Rs 26,990, respectively. The F1 is expected to hit the stores in India next week on 4 February, and the latter will be made available in April.

Key features of Oppo F1:

Model Oppo F1 Oppo F1 Plus
Display 5.0-inch HD(1280x720p) display with 2.5F Gorilla Glass 4 shield
  • Pixel density: 294 ppi (pixels per inch)
5.5-inch HD(1920x1080p) display with 2.5F Gorilla Glass 4 shield
  • Pixel density: 401 ppi (pixels per inch)
OS Android 5.1 Lollipop OS with ColorOS v2.1 UI Android 5.1 Lollipop OS with ColorOS v2.1 UI
Processor 64-bit class Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 Octa-core (1.5Ghz ARM Cortex A53 quad-core + 1.2GHz ARM Cortex A53 quad-core) CPU 64-bit class Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 Octa-core (1.5Ghz ARM Cortex A53 quad-core + 1.2GHz ARM Cortex A53 quad-core) CPU
GPU Adreno 405 Adreno 405
RAM 3GB 4GB
Storage capacity 16GB, expandable up to 128GB 32GB, expandable up to 128GB
Camera
  • Main:13MP camera with f/2.2 aperture, LED flash,
  • Front: 8MP camera with f/2.0 aperture, ¼-inch sensor, Beautify v3.0 tool, software to brighten display to bring out flash like effect while taking a selfie
  • Main:13MP camera with f/2.2 aperture, LED flash,
  • Front: better than Oppo F1 front-camera, but hardware details are yet to be disclosed by the company
Battery 2500 mAh with Super Save Battery option Yet to be ascertained
Add-ons Full metal (Aluminum) body, Dual-SIM slots (micro+nano/microSD card), Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Full metal (Aluminum) body, Dual-SIM slots (micro+nano/microSD card), Bluetooth, Wi-Fi,
Dimensions 143.5 x 71.0 x 7.25 mm ----------------------------------
Weight 134 g ----------------------------------
Price Rs 15,990 Rs 26,990
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