Oppo R1C is unveiled; phone will be released on January 20th priced at $403

Oppo R1C is unveiled; phone will be released on January 20th priced at $403
As expected, on Wednesday morning in China Oppo introduced the Oppo R1C, basically a refresh of the Oppo R1S. The device will start shipping at 10:00 am on January 20th, and is priced at the equivalent of $403 USD. There is a version of the device with a sapphire glass and the model features 4G connectivity as well as support for dual SIM cards.

The Oppo R1C offers a 5-inch, 720 x 1280 resolution display. A 64-bit octa-core 1.5GHz Snapdragon 615 CPU drives the handset, which includes 2GB of RAM and 16GB of native storage. Those requiring more memory can employ the 128GB capacity microSD slot. The 13MP snapper on back uses the Sony IMX214 sensor, with an f/2.0 aperture for great low-light pictures. A 5MP "selfie" snapper adorns the front of the device. The 2420mAh battery keeps the lights on, and Color OS 2.0.1 runs over Android 4.4.

Stay with us as the flood of new handsets from China continues. Tomorrow, the eagerly awaited Xiaomi product announcement event should bring not one, but two new Android smartphones to the landscape. In the meantime, check out the new Oppo R1C by clicking on the slideshow below.


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source: MyDrivers (translated) via GizmoChina

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10 Comments

1. fzacek

Posts: 2486; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

I would have expected at least 1080p from a Chinese smartphone at that price...

3. techperson211

Posts: 1280; Member since: Feb 27, 2014

Price is not right. I mean we expect it's gonna be around $250-$300 for that spec's.

5. mixedfish

Posts: 1555; Member since: Nov 17, 2013

For $400 I can buy still good last year models, like Z1 compact. Why would I buy this?

6. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

IDK but why Oppo is keeping high prices for their products. 1080p should have been included atleast for this price.

2. kotan24

Posts: 311; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

Damn china is taking over -_-

4. Cyagocaliz unregistered

Another Xperia and iPhone's baby from China -_-

8. Kruze

Posts: 1285; Member since: Dec 30, 2014

Stop whining and bend over it already! You're not buying it anyways.

9. Cyagocaliz unregistered

So? Copy is copy. You probably can bend your phone, but you can't bend the fact. Now you stop crying and just admit it...

7. greenelektron

Posts: 537; Member since: Sep 10, 2014

Here comes the over-priced brand Oppo again.

10. shahrooz

Posts: 792; Member since: Sep 17, 2013

Oppo is the apple of china not Xiaomi! this phone is so overpriced

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