Not too long after its teaser went public, the OPPO F1 has finally appeared ahead of its launch. According to OPPO, this is their new mid-range device that focuses on producing premium-quality images.
As mentioned earlier, it looks like another OPPO R series that’s touched up with rounded edges along the sides. Now we finally have a clearer look thanks to a Vietnamese tech site that managed to get a proper hands-on.
The OPPO F1 looks very much like an R7 but with some subtle changes on the specs and design. For starters, the front features a 5″ HD 720p display and underneath it gets a 1.5GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 615 processor that’s mated to 3GB of RAM. From the video, it appears to be having just 16GB of storage but there’s a hybrid dual-SIM slot that accepts microSD.
The rear camera is said to be a 13MP main unit with Phase Detection AF, while the front has an 8MP shooter. This is hardly any difference from its current OPPO R7 range but hopefully it gets a couple of surprises during its official reveal. The OPPO R7 was priced at RM1,598, while its lower spec R7 Lite is priced at RM1,298.
If OPPO wished to make this a compelling mid-range smartphone, they would need to price it competitively against the likes of the Lenovo Vibe Shot. The OPPO F1 will be announced next month and it will be heading for Malaysia.
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