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OPPO F1s Unboxing and First Impressions

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OPPO Philippines has been very aggressive this year as it targets selfie-loving Filipinos with their selfie centric smartphones with the OPPO F1 and F1 Plus. Recently the company has just announced the OPPO F1s which is priced in between the F1 and higher end F1 Plus. So let’s unbox it and explore it!

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OPPO F1s:

  • 1.5GHz Octa Core Mediatek MT6750 processor
  • Mali T860 MP2 graphics
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB internal storage expandable via MicroSD up to 128GB
  • 5.5-inch HD TFT display (1280 x 720 pixels)
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  • 13 megapixel rear facing camera with autofocus and LED flash, f/2.0 aperture
  • 16 megapixel front facing camera, f/2.0 aperture
  • Dual SIM, Dual Standby
  • 4G/LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth, Fingerprint Scanner
  • GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS
  • 3,075 mAh battery
  • Android 5.1 Lollipop with ColorOS 3.0
  • Price: P12,990
  • Status: Available in OPPO stores and kiosks

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What’s inside the box?

  • OPPO F1s unit
  • SIM card ejector
  • Clear jelly case
  • USB cable
  • Wall adapter
  • Earphones

We have reviewed all of OPPO’s current offerings and it took us some time to distinguish the difference between the F1 Plus and the F1s.  Actually all of OPPO’s selfie centric F-series has a generic look – metal body, thin and sexy body and all got their inspiration from iPhone. This is not a bad thing and we think aside from the camera, their design inspiration is the reason why OPPO has penetrated the the Top 5 smartphone brands of the world.

Ports and buttons check:

  • Left – volume rockers
  • Right – power button, microSD card slot and SIM card trays
  • Top – noise cancelling microphones
  • Bottom – 3.5mm headset jack, microphone, and speaker grill
  • Back – 13 megapixel rear camera with flash
  • Front – two capacitive buttons, home button, 16 megapixel front camera

Its good to know that you can insert two nano SIM cards and a microSD card all together. Many smartphones nowadays adapt a hybrid SIM 2 slot in which you can also insert a microSD card. If you insert a microSD card, you can insert a SIM on the same slot. We will be exploring the OPPO F1s for two weeks and for our full review, we will be highlighting the phone’s camera prowess and performance. 🙂