OPPO F1 ‘ The Selfie Expert’: Review and Specs
Great news for all the Selfie Enthusiasts in Pakistan. OPPO just launched the first product of the newly announced F series, THE OPPO F1. The smartphone was revealed in an event held in Lahore which was attended by media personnel and OPPO distributors from all over Paksitan. The F1 has been released in 20 countries around the world and will be available in the Pakistani market in the beginning of March.
With a sleek metal body, The OPPO F1 boasts an innovative and deluxe design with a 5 inch IPS display topped with an extra scratch resistant 2.5D Cornilla Glass 4 which happens to be two times stronger than the normal glass. This product features a remarkable QUALCOMM Snapdragon 616 series ultra-fast Octa-core processor and 3GB of RAM. The phone has an inbuilt 16GB of Ram and is pre-loaded with OPPOS’s ColorOS 2.1, based on Android 5.1 . Moreover the OPPO F1 offers Dual 4G LTE sim support to the users as they can enjoy high speed 4G LTE on both the sims. The phone android system is optimized for efficient use with the F1’s powerful battery. The phone features a Screen refresh frequency feature which automatically adjusts the screen refresh frequency to maximize its 2500mAh battery.
Dubbed as the ‘Selfie Expert’ the main highlighting feature of the OPPO F1 is its front and rear camera. The 8MP front facing camera provides a sophisticated photography platform coupled with purposeful software especially designed to make capturing stunning selfies a breeze. With its bright, wide f/2.0 aperture lens and a ¼ inch sensor, you don’t need to chase light anymore. The phone’s bright lens allows 44% more light to enter the camera than a normal f/2.4 aperture lens delivering you clearer, detailed and sharper pictures. The F1 also offers OPPO’s beauty 3.0 feature which would make sure you look beautiful in every Selfie you took as it automatically removes blemishes and highlights your features while offering you 8 different filters. The OPPO F1 is taking the Selfie fever to the next level as you can snap selfies with your voice or hand gestures.
The F1 comes with a 13MP rear camera with an ISOCELL sensor for reducing pixel noise. The camera also features phase detection autofocus (PDAF) delivering a focus time of just 0.1 seconds, equivalent to the performance of a SLR camera. Powered by OPPO’s own Pure Image 2.0+ it has an ULTRA-HD feature along with Super Macro, HDR, Double Exposure, Slow shutter, Super GIF and more.
The other features the OPPO F1 boasts are the three-mode eye protection, app encryption, security center suite, long screenshot, simple mode, screen off and screen on command gestures and last but not the least, the phenomenon DIRAC HD sound is In full effect on the OPPO F1 which gives the user the real feel of music by providing high-fidelity stereo sound for both earphones and speakers offering an immersive and premium listening experience.
Let’s look at OPPO F1’s key features
• Metal alloy body
• Hybrid Dual SIM/micro SD slot
• 5.0 inch IPS LCD display with 720p resolution and 294ppi
• Octa-core 1.7 GHz, Cortex-A53, Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 SoC, 3GB of RAM
• 16GB of built-in memory
• Color OS 2.1 on top of Android 5.1
• 13 MP, f/2.2, phase detection autofocus main camera with single LED flash
• 8 MP, f/2.0, 1/4″ sensor size front camera capable of shooting 1080p video
• Cat. 4 LTE (150/50Mbps); Wi-Fi b/g/n; Bluetooth 4.0; GPS/GLONASS; microUSB
• 2,500mAh battery capacity
OPPO F1 is priced at PKR 26,999 and will be available in Golden & Rose Gold color. Be the first ones to grab the OPPO F1 with its release in March 2016.