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

Chinese smartphone maker Oppo has released the new F1 series camera-phone in India.

Oppo F1 was originally unveiled along with Oppo F1 Plus in Mumbai two weeks ago and now, the former model will go on sale initially in New Delhi, Monday, 9 February, onwards for Rs 15,990. It will reportedly be made available in other regions of India in the coming days.

The top-end Oppo F1 Plus is confirmed to hit stores in April for Rs 26,990.

"Delhi is one of the top markets in India in terms of technology adaptation, awareness, 4G connectivity, therefore it is a very important market for OPPO Mobiles and the first sale today is a reflection of our resolution to grow and long term commitment to the Indian market," said Poppy Huang, CEO-Delhi, OPPO Mobiles India.

"Owing to the huge positive response that we have been getting in India we are speeding up our sales and service network as we expect a fair growth and a bigger share of the market in the times to come.We are leaders in mobile camera technology and the recently launched "Selfie Expert" F1 and the F1 Plus, we are confident of a very successfully innings in 2016,"Huang added.

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

On the back, it comes packed with 13MP camera with f/2.2 aperture and single-LED flash.

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

Rest of the features remain the same for both the devices. They come with Android 5.1 Lollipop OS, Snapdragon 616 Octa-core processor, 3GB RAM, 16GB inbuilt storage and a 2500 mAh cell.

Key features of Oppo F1 and F1 Plus:

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 is yet to be disclosed by the company
Battery 2500 mAh with Super Save Battery option Not revealed
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 143.5 x 71.0 x 7.25 mm
Weight 134 g 134 g
Price Rs 15,990 Rs 26,990
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