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

Chinese smartphone-maker Oppo has unveiled the new camera-oriented handset, called F1, in Vietnam.

The key aspect of Oppo F1 is its front-camera. It boasts feature-rich 8MP camera with f/2.0 aperture, ¼-inch sensor, Beautify v3.0 tool and also a special software to brighten the display to bring out a flash-like effect while taking a selfie similar to the top-end Apple iPhone 6S series.On the back, it packs a 13MP camera with f/2.2 aperture and single-LED flash.

Other notable features include a full-metal cover on the rear, a 5.0-inch HD screen, Android 5.1 Lollipop OS, Snapdragon 616 octa-core processor, 3GB RAM, 16GB inbuilt storage and a 2,500-mAh cell.

Oppo F1 price and availability details:

The new Oppo F1 pre-order service is already live on Vietnam's e-commerce site The Gioididong (HERE) for VND 6,490,000 (around $290/€266/Rs 19,380) in Copper Yellow colour.

In a related development, Oppo is hosting a F-series smartphone launch event on 28 January in Mumbai. We believe the company will announce the F1's price and release details for the Indian market.

Read more: Oppo to launch camera-centric F series smartphone this month

Key features of Oppo F1:

Model Oppo F1
Display 5.0-inch HD(1280x720p) display with 2.5F Gorilla Glass 4 shield
  • Pixel density: 294 ppi (pixels per inch)
OS 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
GPU Adreno 405
Storage capacity 16GB, expandable up to 128GB
  • 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
Battery 2500 mAh with Super Save Battery option
Add-ons 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
Colour Yellow Copper
Price (in Vietnam) VND 6,490,000 (around $290/€266/Rs. 19,380)