Oppo has launched its new F1 Plus smartphone at Rs 26,990 with 16 megapixel front camera, fingerprint scanner.
OPPO today introduced the F1 Plus smartphone in India along with the F1 at its Mumbai event. It packs a 5.5-inch 1080p display and has 4GB of RAM compared to 5-inch HD display and 3GB RAM on the F1. It has a metal body, Octa-Core Snapdragon 616 processor, 13-megapixel rear camera with phase-detection auto-focus (PDAF), LED flash and runs on Android 5.1 (Lollipop) with Color OS 2.1, similar to the F1.
OPPO F1 Plus Reviews
The OPPO F1 Plus, which is known as the OPPO R9 in China, has got a lot going for it including a 16MP front camera (yes, front camera), a sleek 6.6-mm body, 4GB of RAM, and 64GB of internal storage. On top of that you get a 5.5-inch Full HD display covered in Gorilla Glass 4, a fingerprint reader, and VOOC fast charging technology.A nice feature set, but the question is did OPPO manage to turn all those nice individual features into a good smartphone? Let’s find out in this full Oppo F1 Plus review.
OPPO F1 Plus Specifications
When you first take a look at the Oppo F1 Plus, you cannot help but marvel at the beauty of this ultra sleek handset with an elegant built quality. The handset maker claims that the handset has a micro-arc frame, which means its edges are rounded for a better handling comfort. Moreover, the metal built of the smartphone has soft velvety finish for a premium feel.
Oppo F1 Plus has been blessed with a decent 5.5-inch display that has been protected by a layer of 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 4 layer. This handset offers a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels, so that users can enjoy high resolution content without any visual loss
The Chinese handset maker has pre-installed the last generation Android 5.1.1 Lollipop operating system in Oppo F1 Plus. As if that was not enough, brand has skinned the stock Android with its own Color OS 2.1, which makes operating this smartphone a delight.
Performance and Battery Life
The performance offered by the handset is at par with most mid-range smartphones available in the Indian market. It comes equipped with a powerful Octa-core processor that has been clocked at 2 GHz for a faster performance. The processor of the handset has also been accompanied with a massive RAM of 4 GB for enhanced smoothness. There is a 2850 mAh battery under the rear panel of this smartphone that can easily last a day on a full charge.
Oppo has positioned a powerful 13 Megapixels primary camera on the rear panel of this smartphone that makes for a good daily photography device. This handset;s highlight, however, is the 8 Megapixels snapper on the front panel that happens to be one of the most powerful in this segment.
On the connectivity front, this stylish smartphone comes with dual SIM support and offers both 4G LTE and 3G to its users. It also comes with other features like Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, microUSB, Bluetooth and GPS.
Oppo F1 Plus is a good handset that comes with a decent specifications and a great build quality that oozes luxury. However, the handset maker has priced the new handset a tad bit on the higher side, which might be a deal breaker for many users. There are other handsets like Lenovo K4 Note and Xiaomi Redmi Note 3, which offer better value for money and advanced features in same or lower price tag.
OPPO F1 Plus Release Date
OPPO F1 Plus will be bringing in a new member of its F family of smartphones in the PH soon. James Ma, CEO of OPPO Philippines has posted an teaser image of the upcoming device on his Facebook page, teasing its 16-megapixel front camera and a reveal date of April 5, 2016.