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Oppo R1C to be unveiled on Wednesday?

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Oppo R1C to be unveiled on Wednesday?
According to a report out of China, Oppo is about to launch a new handset this Wednesday. The Oppo R1C (model number R8207)  will feature a 5-inch screen with a resolution of 720 x 1280. Powering the handset will be a 64-bit octa-core Snapdragon 615 CPU. 2GB of RAM is on board along with 16GB of native storage. Thankfully, a 128GB capacity microSD slot is available for those requiring more memory. A 13MP snapper is on back, with a 5MP "selfie" camera up front. The device offers 4G LTE connectivity.

This would appear to be the latest phone in Oppo's R1 series. Earlier this year, the manufacturer released the Oppo R1S which carries most of the same specs featured on the new model. The differences include the quad-core 1.6GHz Snapdragon 400 CPU that drives the Oppo R1S, and the 1GB of RAM inside the phone.

Oppo's event will be taking place just one day before Xiaomi is set to make its new product announcements. On Thursday, we expect to see the fast growing smartphone manufacturer introduce the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 and possibly the Xiaomi Mi5. Photos allegedly snapped using the latter's rear camera leaked earlier this morning.


Thanks for the tip!

source: Weibo, MyDrivers (translated) via GizmoChina

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posted on 12 Jan 2015, 04:42

1. shamrock (Posts: 71; Member since: 29 Mar 2013)


oops, I did it again!!

posted on 12 Jan 2015, 04:52

2. Darkerm (Posts: 306; Member since: 31 Jan 2012)


iPhone clone....... again

posted on 12 Jan 2015, 05:42

6. itsdeepak4u2000 (Posts: 3702; Member since: 03 Nov 2012)


Still looks better.

posted on 12 Jan 2015, 22:41

11. janjhel1907 (Posts: 12; Member since: 21 Jun 2013)


iphone clone?? i think its more of a xperia z clone. ahahaha

posted on 12 Jan 2015, 04:53

3. kotan24 (Posts: 94; Member since: 29 Oct 2012)


Sony xperia z3 and samsung galaxy alpha had a baby;)

posted on 12 Jan 2015, 10:32

10. MarquiX (Posts: 64; Member since: 11 Dec 2014)


You ain't lying lol.

posted on 12 Jan 2015, 04:54

4. shamrock (Posts: 71; Member since: 29 Mar 2013)


more like the offspring of xperia z3 and iPhone

posted on 12 Jan 2015, 05:40

5. MINDoSOUL (Posts: 114; Member since: 28 Feb 2014)


1st pic i was like ok ok.....2nd pic...not bad ....3rd pic.... i might get that.... 4th pic ...Hell No!(those F..king capacitive buttons)...I will pass

posted on 12 Jan 2015, 10:00

8. neela_akaash (Posts: 1093; Member since: 05 Aug 2014)


Capacitive buttons give you more screen real-estate....

posted on 12 Jan 2015, 10:08

9. MINDoSOUL (Posts: 114; Member since: 28 Feb 2014)


I can have full "screen real-estate...." without physical or capacitive buttons. There are a lot of mods and apps that lets you enjoy the full screen experience, that's the benefit of having software buttons you can change them the way you like at the same time enjoying the clean look of the device at least that's my opinion.

posted on 12 Jan 2015, 07:52

7. vuyonc (Posts: 982; Member since: 24 Feb 2014)


Blown up iPhone 4 with a fancy glass back panel. It's ok but I wish they just shrunk the Find 7.

posted on 13 Jan 2015, 04:50

12. megathaszrul89 (Posts: 107; Member since: 08 Jan 2015)


phone nowadays, some people said this copying that, yet, manufacturers just want to play safe. if they design a phone with radical design, people might hate them (because of the not-so-normal design). people just so hard to please sometimes imo :)

not a bad design afterall,by oppo :)

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