Oppo launched its F1 Plus smartphone for the Indian market today in an event held at New Delhi. The F1 Plus, which comes as an improved version of the current F1 smartphone, features several upgrades over its predecessor. The event also saw Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh being announced as the company’s first sports ambassador.
The all-new F1 Plus is an international variant of the company's R9 smartphone, which was launched in China last month. Here are some of the key specs of the F1 Plus:
- Display: 5.5-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display, Gorilla Glass 4, 1.66mm ultra-thin bezels and 401ppi.
- Camera: 16MP front-facing Hi-Light camera with 120-degree wide-angle lens, PDAF, ISOCELL technology and f/2.0 aperture. The camera is equipped with features such as selfie panorama and Beautify 4.0. On the rear side, the F1 Plus has a 13MP camera with f/2.2 aperture, LED flash and TrueBright Image Signal Processor (ISP) engine. It has features such as HDR, Ultra HD, Filter mode, GIF mode, Double Exposure and Professional Mode to further enhance photography.
- Battery: 2850mAh battery with VOOC flash charge technology. Oppo claims that the battery can last 14.5 hours of constant heavy usage. It can charge 75 percent in just 30 minutes and a quick five minutes of charging gives two hours of talk time.
- Design: Oppo F1 Plus features a full metal unibody, measuring 151.8x74.3x6.6mm and weighs 145grams.
- Processor: 2.0GHz 64-bit octa-core MediaTek Helio P10 (MT6755) CPU.
- GPU: Adreno 405.
- Software: Android 5.1 Lollipop-based ColorOS 3.1.
- RAM: 4GB.
- Storage: 64GB, expandable up to 128GB.
- Fingerprint scanner: An ultra-fast fingerprint scanner is integrated within the Home button of the F1 Plus with unlock speeds of just 0.2 seconds. The sensor is equipped with new technology to gradually refine the image of user's fingerprint and make it efficient.
- Add-ons: VoLTE HD voice calls, 4G LTE, Dual SIM (hybrid SIM slot).
Oppo F1 Plus has been priced at Rs.26, 990 and the handset will start selling in mid-April. The phone will be available in gold and rose gold colours.