OPPO F1 REVIEW

OPPO F1

Oppo announced the f1 which is geared towards the younger generation. The Oppo F1 calls itself the ‘Selfie Expert’ thanks to the 8MP camera that graces the front.

Weight (g) 134.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 2500
Removable battery No

DISPLAY

Screen size (inches) 5.00
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 720×1280 pixels
Pixels per inch (PPI) 294

HARDWARE

Processor 1.2GHz  octa-core
Processor make Qualcomm Snapdragon 616
RAM 3GB
Internal storage 16GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 128

CAMERA

Rear camera 13-megapixel
Flash Yes
Front camera 8-megapixel

SOFTWARE

Operating System Android 5.1
Skin ColorOS 2.1

CONNECTIVITY

Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 b/ g/ n
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes, v 4.00
NFC No
USB OTG Yes
Headphones 3.5mm
FM Yes
Number of SIMs 2
SIM 1  
SIM Type Micro-SIM
GSM/ CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes
SIM 2  
SIM Type Nano-SIM
GSM/ CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes

The Oppo F1 comes with a 5-inch display with 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection. The phone has a metal alloy frame which has nice chamfering around the edges. There are no sharp edges around the phone.

This IPS LCD display gives a pixel density of 294ppi. While this may not seem much in, we feel the display looks quite decent.

in hand feel of the phone is good. It measures around 7.25mm thick and weighs around 134 grams. Thankfully it is not much slippery, but the protective coating atop the display is a fingerprint magnet – so that is the first thing that needs taken care.

The Oppo F1 comes with a 2500mAh non-removable Li-ion battery which easily lasts around a day’s worth of usage. We could easily get through a work day of sending emails, calling, messaging, clicking photographs, streaming audio and video and have some percentage left after work.

The volume rocker buttons are placed on the left hand side and on the right hand edge, just under the SIM card slot you get the power/standby button. On the top edge, you have the

3.5mm audio jack and at the base there is the microUSB charging and data transfer port. The front has thin bezels on the side as compared to the top and bottom. the soft buttons present on the bottom bezel are not backlit.

The phone comes in three colours

Oppo F1 calls itself the Selfie Expert, so naturally it focusses a lot on the front-facing 8MP camera which comes with an f/2.0 aperture and a pixel size of 1.4 micrometers. It also features a Screen Flash feature

On the storage front, you get around 16GB of storage of which around 5.59GB is occupied for system storage. Thankfully you can add in microSD card to expand the storage. It runs on Android 5.1 with Oppo’s proprietary ColorOS 2.1 skinning.

It is a single SIM card sporting phone and can take in a 4G SIM card. It supports Wi-fi 802.11b/g/n along with Bluetooth 4.0, GPS with A-GPS. There is a non-removable 2500mAh Li-Po battery.

CONCLUSION FOR OPPO F1

Oppo F1 is a good phone and Oppo has provided some improvements on the front-facing camera which makes it appealing for selfie-enthusiasts among you.

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