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Photography focused OPPO F1 goes up for pre-order
Back at the start of CES 2016, OPPO announced its new F series of smartphones designed for the photography enthusiast. The first handset in the series, the OPPO F1, is now already available to pre-order in Vietnam, before it heads out to other regions. The phone had been anticipated to make its début in India on January 28th.
[related_videos title=”Phones from OPPO:” align=”right” type=”custom” videos=”663914,636571,636502,620397″]The OPPO F1 is an upper tier mid-range smartphone, powered by a 1.7GHz octa-core Snapdragon 616 processor and 3GB of RAM. The display comes in at 5-inches with a 720p HD resolution and 2.5D Gorilla Glass 4 protection. Other internal hardware includes a dual-SIM tray, 16GB of internal storage with 128GB microSD card support, and a 2,500mAh battery. The whole package is powered by OPPO’s Android 5.1 Lollipop based ColorOS 2.1.
Camera features are a big part of the OPPO F1 and any future products in the series. The handset packs a 13 megapixel rear snapper with f/2.2 aperture and single LED flash, which is accompanied by an 8 megapixel front facing camera with f/2.0 aperture. OPPO has also packed in a selection of software features and filters to tweak your pictures to your liking, as part of its Beautify 3.0 package.
The pre-order price comes to VND 6,490,000, which works out to roughly $290 or Rs. 19,300. The OPPO F1 will begin shipping out to customers on January 21st and we’ll be keeping our eye out for availability in other regions as well.