Earlier this week there were reports regarding Oppo’s new series of smartphones that will be camera-centric. That was expected to e the ‘F-Series’ of smartphones from Oppo. The first phone is F series will be Oppo F1 which is expected to launch this month in India. Now the company has sent out invites for the actual launch details of the smartphone.
Oppo’s vice president Sky Li said something about the F-series,
“The F series will inherit the excellent camera performance and exquisite design tradition that have earned accolades for OPPO’s flagship series”
He added that it will have “impressive specs, eye-catching style and amazing prices.”
The other official sentence comes from the press release,
“The F series is rooted in a growing global demand for premium-quality mobile photography experiences, and in research that has indicated a strong consumer recognition that OPPO shoots great photos,”
So from the above statements it’s clear that the phone will have full focus on in the photography department. The company also said that the F-series will have camera qualities from the flagship series.
There were some reports claiming it to be the same smartphone(A53) which was earlier released in China.It will be having a 7.4 mm Magnesium alloy body.
Rumored specifications of Oppo F1(A53) :
- 5.5 inch HD (1280x720p) display with 2.5D curved screen
- 1.6 GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 616
- 2 GB RAM
- 16 GB internal storage with expandable storage of upto 128 GB
- 13 MP Auto Focus Camera
- 5 MP front camera
- Android Lollipop 5.1 with Color Os 2.1
- Dirac audio
- Hybrid Dual Sim
- 4G LTE, 3G, Wifi, Bluetooth 4.0
- 3075 mAh battery
Pricing & Release date:
As per the invite, the device will be released on 28th January in India.VP & Managing Director of the company will be present at the launch.The device was priced at 1799 Yuan (approx $277 / Rs. 18,400) in China. We can expect it to be priced around Rs. 18000 in India. We will inform our readers about the official pricing as soon as we get any info on that.