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5″ Oppo R1 officially released with 8MP F/2.0 Primary Camera


Though the Android smartphone Oppo R1 was first spotted in the beginning of december, the device has been made official by Oppo now. The phone is a mid-range Android phone and challenges the Vivo X3 in the Chinese market.

The device runs Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean with Oppo’s Color OS UI. The R1 has a 720p resolution (294PPI) packed onto a 5-inch IPS display. Its is powered by a 1.3Ghz Quad-core MediaTek MT6582 processor with 1 GB of RAM which is fueled by a 2,410 mAh battery. For storage, the device offers 16 GB of non-expandable memory. The rear camera on the Oppo R1 is a 8MP shooter with a wide F/2.0 aperture for better low-light shooting, while the front camera is a 5MP one. The device keeps a sleek profile with the dimensions as 142.7 x 70.4 x 7.1 mm and it weighs 140 grams. Oppo R1 looks a lot like the Apple iPhones as it features a gold-effect metal frame along its edges.

Oppo R1

The device is available for purchase for ¥2,498  in China ($411) but Oppo has expressed no words on its global availibility though we may hope that Oppo retails it like the recently released Cyanogen Mod version of the Oppo N1.