Oppo never disappoints in delivering high performing smartphones and so has been able to attract the genuine attention of some well-known smartphone users. Adding to its legacy of flagship smartphones, Oppo recently launched its ‘F1 Plus’ smartphone. The Oppo F1 Plus has been termed as Selfie expert by its manufacturer and has been touted to have exemplary camera tricks. So, let’s see what this smartphone works in real life.
The phone comes with 5.5 inches AMOLED Capacitive touch-screen with 16M colours and screen resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. The external dimensions of the phone are 5.98 x 2.93 x 0.26 mm, thus making it a rather large smartphone for some of its users. The phone, however, weighs around 145 gm, which makes it a rather lightweight smartphone. The phone feature a dual SIM facility for Nano-SIM. With the approximate screen resolution of 401 ppi display, the smartphone is spectacular. There is no problem regarding the colour reproduction and with different viewing angles of the phone. The phone looks completely inspired by the Apple iPhone 6’s design and looks rather pretty.
The Oppo F1 Plus runs on Android OS version 5.1, i.e. Lollipop with the help of Oppo’s heavily customized colour OS 3.1. The phone features a MediaTek MT 6755 Helio P10 chipset backed with an Octa-core (4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.0 GHz Cortex-A53) processor and Mali-T860MP2 GPU. With the current specs playing the heavy game and videos would be no issue. The Oppo F1 Plus comes with the 64GB internal memory of internal storage, while the internal storage could be expanded up to 256GB by using the second SIM card slot. The phone also features a 4GB of RAM, which is more than sufficient for almost all kinds of tasks.
The primary camera comes with 13MP autofocus with LED flash, Geo-tagging, Touch focus, Face detection, HDR, Panorama features in the camera. The rear camera takes decent images that are full of lots of details, while the images snapped in dim lighting conditions are impressive too. The videos are expected to be recorded at 1080p@30fps. The more talked about secondary camera comes with a whopping 16MP shooter that takes one of the most beautiful selfies. The camera comes with lots of modes and tricks to take various kinds of shots. The most impressive feature is the beautify mode that removes wrinkles from the images and makes the image look beautiful.
The speakers provided in the smartphone work great. However, the sound may become thin at times. The phone features a 3.5mm jack that comes with active noise cancellation with dedicated mic. The phone packed with all the features and sensors, such as fingerprint, accelerometer, proximity and compass. The messaging sector of the phone has been put into the SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM and the browser has been set to HTML 5 with no java support. The photo/video editor, Document viewer, has also been added to the phone. The phone comes with a Vibration MP3 WAV ringtones.
The Oppo F1 Plus comes with a Non-removable Li-Po 2850 mAh battery and so gives a huge battery backup. The battery also supports fast battery charging i.e. 75% in 30 min (VOOC Flash Charge). The connectivity options also include 3G and LTE. The Oppo F1 Plus comes with Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot, Bluetooth version 4.0, A-GPS and microUSB v2.0.