The Oppo F1, the camera-focused smartphone anticipated to launch in India on January 28, has reached Vietnam first.
The handset, which was first announced by Oppo during the CES 2016 trade show, is now up for pre-orders on a Vietnamese online retailer. Priced at VND 6,490,000 (roughly Rs. 19,300), the smartphone will start shipping from January 21.
The dual-SIM (Micro-SIM + Nano-SIM) supporting Oppo F1 runs on ColorOS 2.1 based on Android 5.1 Lollipop, sports an aluminium body and is slim at 7.25mm. It houses a 5-inch HD (720x1280 pixels) resolution IPS display protected by 2.5D Gorilla Glass 4 coating with pixel density of 294ppi. The smartphone is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 processor clocked at 1.7GHz, Adreno 405 GPU, and 3GB RAM are also included the handset.
In the camera department, the Oppo F1 bears a 13-megapixel rear camera with f/2.2 aperture and single LED flash. It also includes an 8-megapixel front-facing camera with wider f/2.0 aperture (1/4" sensor) along with software features such as Beautify 3.0, 8 live colour filters, and more. The display also doubles as the flash in low-light environments.
At the time of its CES announcement, Oppo said the new F-Series smartphones will keep photography as its central focus. As per Sky Li, Oppo Vice President and Managing Director of International Mobile Business, the new series is said to "inherit the excellent camera performance and exquisite design tradition."
The smartphone pre-order listing page additionally mentions the Oppo F1 to house a 16GB inbuilt storage, which can be expanded via microSD card (up to 128GB). It is backed by a 2500mAh battery.