Philippines claimed as the selfie capital of the world. No doubt on that! According to the survey of a local newspaper in the country, 2-4 selfies a day were taken by a smartphone user. Most of these selfies were shot at work areas. Somehow, it’s now a habit to take selfie for someone who has mobile phone with camera

Oppo F1 Launch in the Philippines
David Minol of Home Credit, Jay Sumulong of Smar Communications. Chot Reyes of PBA. Alora Guererro of Oppo Philippines, Alora Guererro of Oppo Philippines and Garrick Hung of Oppo Philippines

In the recent event in Trinoma, OPPO launched their first smartphone that carries premium hardware and amazing software, the OPPO F1.

Oppo F1 Review

The launching event was joined by members of the press, bloggers, online community, shoppers and friends from OPPO Philippines. Princess Velasco also joined the event to perform on stage and serenade the guests.

The OPPO F1 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon Octa-core processor and runs on the latest Android 5.1 operating system. This new smartphone also features 3GB RAM paired with 16 GB internal memory, which is expandable up to 128GB via MicroSD card. Its 5-inch HD screen is protected by a 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass coating and aluminum housing.

OPPO F1 (1)

Dubbed as the “Selfie Expert”, the OPPO F1 has 13-megapixel rear main camera paired with 8-megapixel camera. The front camera has an 84-degree angel camera lens with f/2.0 aperture, and a 1/4-inch sensor that allows more light to enter the camera than an f/2.4 aperture lens.

Oppo F1

No need to download third party applications. The camera of OPPO F1 has enhancement features that brighten the skin and remove blemishes. For a low light area, the camera can still capture great photos.

One of the stunning feature of the this newest smartphone is its design. It is available in Gold and Rose Gold. The fine and delicate smoothening of zircon and sand blasting create a back cover that has a velvet-like softness despite being made of metal. This will start from February 19 to March 31 which  available in 245 partner stores nationwide.

Prices at only P11,990, the F1 is available at OPPO concept stores and authorized dealers nationwide.

During the event, the global electronics and technology service provider announced their collaboration with Home Credit to offer Filipinos more options to buy F1. Consumers can purchase the new camera phone for as low as P1299 every month for six months at zero percent interest rate. No need for credit cards. This promo will start from February 19 to March 31 2016, which available in 245 partner stores nationwide, in all areas serviced Home Credit.

OPPO also announced  that their camera phone will be also offered by Philippine telcos— Smart Communications and Sun Cellular.

OPPO F1 will be available under SMART’s All-in Plan 1200 and Sun Cellular’s Best Value Plan 450.

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