Oppo N1 Mini with 13.0-MP Swivelling-Camera Launched in India
Oppo launches N1 Mini with 13.0-MP swivelling-camera in IndiaOppo Press Kit

Chinese technology giant, Oppo Electronics Corp, officially launched the new smartphone, N1 Mini, in India on 11 August.

"Customer orientation is deeply rooted in the culture at OPPO. We strive to give users what they really look for. OPPO N1 Mini stems from this philosophy of ours. It brings to users the unique design and technology for which the OPPO N1 won a lot of accolades, but in a sleeker and more compact body," said Tom Lu, CEO, OPPO India.

"For OPPO, a fusion of technology and affection has always been the essence of our product design and development. We believe that today's youth will find OPPO N1 Mini as a device that is mini in size and max in fun." He added.

Oppo N1 Mini originally made its debut in June. It sports a 5.0-inch HD (1280x720p) IPS LCD screen with a brushed steel frame wrapped around the edges of the phone and runs on the Android v4.3 Jelly Bean OS (with Oppo's custom ColorOS UI) powered by a 1.6GHz quad-core Snapdragon processor, Adreno 305 graphics engine, 2GB RAM,16GB inbuilt memory and a 2140 mAh battery.

The key striking feature of Oppo N1 Mini is its swivelling 13.0-megapixel camera on top, which eliminates the need for secondary camera and also helps users by providing full HD-quality video chat option.

It also features a six-piece lens arrangement based Sony sensor, HDR, F2.0 aperture and can even capture 24.0-megapixel quality picture thanks to company's 'Super Zoom' technology.


Oppo N1 Mini is priced ₹26,990 and is said to hit stores later this week. Once released, it will be competing with Motorola's Moto X, Gionee Elife 7 Mini, Xiaomi Mi3, Google Nexus 5 and domestic branded Octa-core based devices such Canvas Knight and Intex Aqua Octa.

Key specifications of Oppo N1 Mini:

Model Oppo N1 Mini
Display 5.0-inch HD (1280x720p) IPS LCD screenPixel density: 293 ppi (pixels per inch)
OS Android v4.3 Jelly Bean with ColorOS UI v1.4
Processor 1.6GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon Quad-core processor
GPU Adreno 305
Storage capacity 16GB (no microSD card slot)
Camera Main: 13.0-megapixel rotating camera with Sony sensor having a 6-piece lens arrangement, LED flash, full HD video recording, CMOS sensor, F2.0 aperture,
Battery 2140 mAh;
Network 3G & 4G-LTE (depends on network carrier)
Add-ons Micro-SIM, NFC, Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi, OTG, A-GPS
Dimensions 148.4 x 72.2 x 9.2 mm
Weight 150 g
Colours White, light blue and lemon yellow

[Image credit: Oppo]