Oppo Mobiles has launced its new camera-centric smartphone, Oppo F1 in the market with a price tag of Rs. 15,990. The company also announced a high spec variant of F1 with even more sophisticated camera functions, Oppo F1 Plus, which will be avaialble in April at Rs. 26,990.
At the launch event, Oppo also revealed its plans to expand its offline sales outlets to 35,000 and 180+ official service centers across India in 2016.
Sky Li, OPPO Global VP, MD of International Mobile Business & President of OPPO India, said, “By officially announcing our emphasis on Camera Phone.”
Oppo F1, the first smartphone of the newly announced F series, sports an 8MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture lens and a 1/4-inch sensor in addition to features such as Beautify 3.0. The camera sensor has a unique capability to shoot pictures and selfies in low-light environments.
The Oppo F1 also sports a 13MP rear camera with an ISOCELL sensor, PDAF with focus time of just 0.1 seconds, and anti-shake optimization feature.
The company also disclosed that they have infused core features on both the primary and front camera sensors which cannot be found in other smartphones.
Equipped with a 5-inch HD (1280×720) IPS display, Oppo F1 features an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 processor clocked at 1.7GHz, Adreno 405 GPU, 16GB storage, and 3GB LPDDR3 RAM clocked at 1866MHz. Moreover, the display is protected by 2.5D Gorilla Glass 4 coating with a pixel density of 294ppi.
Powered by a 2500mAh Li-Po battery, the Oppo F1 runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop on the top of ColorOS 2.1. Sporting an aluminium body, the phone has a thickness of 7.25mm and includes sensors such as proximity, ambient light, accelerometer, and digital compass.
On the connectivity front, the Oppo F1 provides support for 4G LTE including Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and Micro-USB connectivity. The Oppo F1 comes in two color options i.e. Golden and Rose Gold.
Announcing the future roadmap, the company announces that the upcoming Oppo F1 Plus will ship with a 5.5-inch FHD display, 4GB RAM, and will be available in April at Rs. 26,990.
Additionally, Oppo has also announced a 30-day replacement and 24-month warranty policy for every Oppo product sold across India.