The OPPO F1 was launched last month, featuring a premium design and a 5 inch HD display with 2.5D glass for enhanced viewing experience. The OPPO F1 is aimed at the selfie-obsessed generation with a wide angle 8 MP front camera. With the F1, OPPO has focused a lot on the camera experience. In this post, we are going cover the FAQ for the OPPO F1.

Oppo F1

OPPO F1 Pros

  • Great build quality
  • Premium design
  • Great cameras
  • 3 GB RAM, Dual SIM, LTE support

OPPO F1 Cons

  • Low resolution display
  • No fast charging
  • Still running on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

OPPO F1 Quick Specifications

KEY SPECS OPPO F1
Display 5.0-inch, IPS LCD
Screen Resolution 1280 x 720 pixels
Operating System Android Lollipop 5.1
Processor Octa-Core processor
Chipset Snapdragon 616
Memory 3 GB RAM
Inbuilt Storage 16 GB
Storage Upgrade Yes, upto 128 GB via microSD
Primary Camera 13 MP with LED flash
Video recording 1080p@30fps
Secondary Camera 8 MP
Battery 2500 mAh
Fingerprint Sensor No
NFC No
4G ready Yes
SIM card type Dual SIM
Waterproof No
Weight 134 gms
Price INR 15,990

Question – How is Design and Build Quality?

Answer – The build quality and design of the OPPO F1 is excellent. In our hands-on with the F1, we were impressed with the amount of effort OPPO has put into this device. The company has been known for its focus on design and quality. The OPPO F1 is an excellent exhibition of this – the Rose Gold version looks especially great. The bottomline is that the OPPO F1 looks amazing for its price.

Question – Does The OPPO F1 Have Dual SIM Slots?

Answer – Yes, it has dual SIM slots.

Question – Does the OPPO F1 Have microSD Expansion option?

Answer – Yes, the phone has microSD card expansion up to 128GB.

Question – Does OPPO F1 Have a Display Glass Protection?

Answer – Yes, the F1 has Corning Gorilla Glass 4 on the display for the protection.

Question – How is the Display of the OPPO F1?

Answer – The quality of displays in this price range has been improving consistently. The F1 comes with a 5 inch IPS LCD display with a 720p screen resolution. The viewing angles and contrast are great, as is the colour reproduction.

Oppo F1

Question – Does OPPO F1 Support Adaptive Brightness?

Answer – Yes, the phone supports Adaptive brightness.

Question – Are navigation Buttons Backlit?

Answer – Yes, the navigation buttons are backlit on the F1.

Question – Which OS Version, Type Runs on Phone?

Answer – The phone runs on the latest version of Color OS, which is built on top of Android Lollipop 5.1.1.

Question – Is there any Fingerprint Sensor, How Good or Bad It Is?

Answer – No.

Question – Is Fast Charging Supported in OPPO F1?

Answer – No, Fast Charging is not supported in the F1.

Question – How Much Free Internal Storage is Available to User?

Answer – Right out of the box, you can expect to find around 10 GB of free space, out of the 16GB storage that the phone has inbuilt. You can expand this storage with the use of a microSD card easily, though.

Question – How Much Bloatware Apps are Pre-installed, Are They Removable?

Answer – Bloatware is fairly non-existent on the OPPO F1.

Question – How Much RAM is Available on the first Boot?

Answer – On boot, there is 2 GB of RAM available.

Question – Does it have LED notification light?

Answer-  Yes, it comes with a LED notification light.

Question – Does it support USB OTG?

Answer – Yes, it supports USB OTG out of the box.

Question – Does OPPO F1 offer theme options to choose from?

Answer – Yes, it comes with a Theme Store from where you can download new themes.

Question- How Loud is The Loudspeaker?

Answer- We were not able to test the loudspeaker of the OPPO F1 on the show floor so we can not answer this question yet.

Question – How is the Call quality?

Answer – We were not able to test the call quality of the OPPO F1 on the show floor so we can not answer this question yet.

Question – How good is The Camera Quality of the OPPO F1?

Answer – One of the most important features that OPPO focused during the launch of the F1 was the camera experience. The F1 comes with a 13 MP camera, phase detection autofocus and an LED flash. In its price range, it is one of the best smartphone cameras. The front camera easily ranks among the best around the Rs. 20,000 range. The Oppo F1 comes with a wide angle 8 MP camera for an amazing selfie experience. The built in HDR+ mode and other features make it an overall good experience.

Oppo F1

Question – Can we Play Full HD 1080p Videos on the OPPO F1?

Answer- Yes, we can play Full HD 1080p videos on the smartphone.

Question – Can OPPO F1 record slow motion videos?

Answer – Yes, it can record slow motion videos out of the box.

Question – How is the Battery Backup on OPPO F1?

Answer – We were not able to test the battery of the OPPO F1 on the show floor so we can not answer this question yet. We will definitely cover this in our battery overview soon.

Question – What Color Variants Available for OPPO F1?

Answer – The phone is available in 2 different colour choices – Golden and Rose Gold.

Question – Can we set the display colour temperature on OPPO F1?

Answer – Yes, you can set the display colour temperature on the OPPO F1 by going into settings and then display.

Question – Is there any inbuilt power saver in the OPPO F1?

Answer – Yes, there is an inbuilt power saving mode in the OPPO F1.

Question- Which Sensors are available on OPPO F1?

Answer- The OPPO F1 features an accelerometer, a proximity sensor, and a compass.

Question- What is the Weight of OPPO F1?

Answer- The OPPO F1 weighs around 134 grams.

Question- Does It Support Tap Wake up Commands?

Answer- No, it does not support tap to wake up command.

Question- Does It Support Voice Wake up Commands?

Answer- No, it does not support voice wake up commands.

Question- Does OPPO F1 Have Heating Issues?

Answer- We were not able to test the heating of the OPPO F1 on the show floor, but we will test it out in our review that will be coming out really soon.

Question- Can the OPPO F1 be connected to a Bluetooth Headset?

Answer- Yes, you can connect the OPPO F1 to a Bluetooth headset.

Question- How is the Gaming Performance?

Answer- Gaming experience on OPPO F1 is good, we played Asphalt 8 and Mortal Combat 5 on this phone and there was no issue with the gaming performance. Heating was also well under control.

Question- Mobile Hotspot Internet Sharing Supported?

Answer- Yes, mobile hotspot internet sharing is supported by the F1.

Conclusion

The Oppo F1 is an excellent smartphone for the price. The only disappointments from the phone are the lower resolution display and the small 2500 mAh battery. However, considering the other features and the kind of design and build quality it comes with, the F1 is a really good smartphone at the price of Rs. 15,990. If Oppo markets the F1 and starts making it available more widely, the phone will sell a lot. Stay subscribed to GadgetsToUse to know more about this device and other devices that will be launched in the coming days.

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Rounak is techie by heart and journalist by profession. He is responsible to take care of editing job at Gadgets To Use. Driven by curiosity and a thirst to learn new things in life, he is always intrigued by the things we can do with a gadget in our hands. A stock Android and Nexus fan, he also enjoys cricket and reading in his free time.