Oppo unveiled the N1, the company’s latest flagship smartphone back in September. We brought you the unboxing of the device earlier this week, here we have the benchmarks of the smartphone. The phone is powered by a powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 (APQ8064) processor clocked at 1.7 GHz with Adreno 320 GPU and pack 2GB of RAM. It has a 5.9 inch full HD 1920×1080 IPS LCD display and runs on Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) with Color ROM pre-installed. Let’s find out how it performs in various synthetic benchmark tests.
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Oppo, one of the few Chinese companies that value design, had announced their first camera-centric flagship device Oppo N1 sometime back in September. Oppo N1 brings two innovations along with it – the swiveling camera on the top and OTouch rear sensor. The Oppo N1 is also the first phablet from the Chinese company with a huge 5.9 inch screen. We were astounded by the build quality that Oppo Find 5 brought along and we are so glad that it got even better in the Oppo N1. Yesterday, we unboxed the device and today we are bringing you the photo gallery.
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The Oppo N1 has landed at the FoneArena office today! As expected, we bring you the first look at the device through the unboxing of the gorgeous flagship device from Oppo. The Chinese company had announced this camera-centric flagship device as a part of its N-series smartphones, aptly naming the first one, the N1. While the camera is the most important feature of this phone, there is also the innovative OTouch rear sensor for an experience that you cannot see on any other phone out there in the market. With a 5.9 inch screen, this is the first Oppo device that firmly cements itself in the phablet territory and is unquestionably huge to prove that fact. So, how does it actually look and feel? Here’s our unboxing video, featuring the device and the box contents, or rather the boxes’ contents. Watch –
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OPPO has announced that they would start selling a limited edition of their latest flagship device, the OPPO N1 running CyanogenMod out of the box in December. This would support all the unique features of the OPPO N1, and also range of CyanogenMod accessories. The Oppo N1 was announced back in September and packs a 5.9 inch full HD 1920×1080 IPS LCD display, powered by a 1.7 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor with Adreno 320 and runs on OPPO’s ColorOS. Continue reading “Limited Edition OPPO N1 running CyanogenMod coming in December”
Oppo R819, a super thin and compact offering from the Chinese company, is now available in a midnight black colour variant. We had reviewed the device earlier and found it to be quite nice for the price it comes at, but we were also wary of the device’s build, which was glossy and white. Seems like Oppo has fixed our complaints with the midnight black version which looks way more slicker than the original white version. From the looks of the press image, it seems that the black version will be matte, with the sides still sporting a nice chrome strip. In short, personally, I would have liked the midnight black variant more than the white.
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Oppo, the company behind striking devices like the Find 5 and the R819 recently unveiled its camera flagship, the Oppo N1, with a list of “First!” things like O-Touch rear sensor and a rotating swivel for the 13 Megapixel camera, which is touted as one of the best. Of course, like any other company, they require a good amount of word of mouth to get people excited about a new and innovative product. Companies like Nokia regularly get enthusiasts and regular users who are really creative to play around with their devices and register their experiences, and Oppo is looking to do something similar. They are looking for 10 really awesome people who can share their experiences with the world on every aspect of the N1. The benefits include device ownership for just $99 and better, getting to use it before the world.
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It was rumoured that the new Google Nexus 5 might sport a new DigitalOptics MEMS camera, but the company has come out of the shadows to claim that the reports were inaccurate, but it also provided us with new information that Oppo, not LG, is going to be the first company in the world to use its Multi-Focus capable 8 Megapixel MEMS camera unit. To say Oppo is serious about cameras on its phones is an understatement. Even the Oppo R819, as noted in our review, has a great camera for the price and the N1’s 13 megapixel camera is touted as being superior to others. And marching on, the company is all set to use the innovative Lytro-like multi focus cameras on its phones.
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Oppo launched its all new camera centric flagship – the N1 a while back and also announced that the International version of the N1 will come with the Color ROM pre-installed. We know you’re wondering what the Color ROM is all about, and this is precisely the reason we are going to show you an overview of it on the Oppo Find 5. In short, it is more beautiful, more functional than the original firmwares Oppo shipped its phones with, and is possibly the best looking Android UI out there. So, dive into our video to see what it’s all about, and go past the break for a visual walkthrough –
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Broadcom, Huawei, OPPO, Samsung Electronics and Spreadtrum has partnered to form MobileBench, a new consortium for effective benchmarking of mobile devices. This consortium surprisingly doesn’t include Qualcomm, one of the top SoC manufacturers, NVDIA, popular for its Tegra processors or MediaTek which is based in China. Samsung is one of the founding member Continue reading “Broadcom, Samsung and others partner to form MobileBench to improve mobile benchmarking”
Oppo have finally revealed all the details of their latest camera centric flagship device – the Oppo N1. The N1 was announced at an event in Beijing amidst much expectations, as we had detailed ours a while back. It has a 5.9 inch full HD resolution IPS display, a O-Touch rear sensor for single handed touch interaction on the back and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 Quad Core processor. At 5.9 inches, the device is huge and as a result, sports a massive 3610 mAH battery too. But the main USP is a 13 Megapixel Sony EXMOR RS Stacked CMOS Sensor camera, with a f2.0 aperture six element lens that sits on a rotating swivel and turns 206 degrees!
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Ever since we heard of the confirmation that Oppo is launching a new camera-centric flagship device called the Oppo N1, we have been genuinely excited to see what kind of camera innovation the company is going to bring forward. After the confirmation of the product, the company had released an array of teasers, which have revealed quite a lot about the device that is going to launch today. Incidentally, today, or perhaps five years back, was the same day the first ever Android phone(HTC Dream G1) released, and Oppo’s event today is a gentle nod, how cool is that!
Anyway, after looking at all the teasers, we couldn’t help but raise our expectations, especially since the company is already known to produce great handsets like the Find 5. So, we’ve compiled a list of things you need to know about the N1 and what to expect from the launch, read on.
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Oppo is likely to be the official hardware partner for Cyanogen and the company dropped a hint towards this on YouTube with its new trailer. Steve “Cyanogen” Kondik himself has announced that he would attend the Oppo N1 launch event in Beijing on September 23rd. This might be for discussing a hardware partnership with the company. Recently Cyanogen announced the Cyanogen Inc and has also secured $7 million in startup. Continue reading “Oppo might be Cyanogen’s first hardware partner”
Oppo, a relatively new player in the Smartphone world, had already impressed us with the beautifully made Find 5, its current flagship device. But as any company that looks to expand its portfolio, Oppo has sought to address the mid-range market, which brings volume as well as the ability to reach more people. The R819 is a step in that direction. Armed with a 4.7 inch 720p display, a super thin 7.3mm profile and an 8 megapixel camera, the device is a decent cut-down in specifications when compared to the Find 5, literally in every sense, including thickness and weight. Oppo is now getting into the very similar yet extremely crowded mid-range category, but does the R819 impress enough to stand out? Read on for our fully detailed review below.
Note: Check out the 360 degree view of the Oppo R819 before proceeding towards the full review!
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Oppo announced the R819, the company’s latest mid-range handset with a 4.7 inch (1280×720 pixels) IPS display with OGS (One glass solution) technology last month. We brought you the hands-on impressions of the device recently, here we have the benchmarks of the device. It is powered by a 1.2 GHz quad-core MediaTek 6589 processor with PowerVR SGX544 MP2 GPU, similar to most of the smartphones available in the India market. Let’s see how the phone stands up synthetic benchmark tests when compared with the other quad-core Android smartphones.
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Oppo has been constantly teasing the officially confirmed N1, the first in the series of camera centric flagship devices from the Chinese manufacturer. This time, they have revealed that the device is going to sport a huge 5.9 inch screen, which negates the earlier leaked specifications that the device will sport a 5.5 inch display. They have also revealed the front wireframe, which looks remarkably similar to the earlier leaked images, confirming the authenticity of the leaks. It was revealed to have a back-side touch sensor to navigate in a completely different way, adding to the fact that it might sport a really good camera.
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