OPPO begins sale of F1 in Bangalore
First sale of OPPO F1 to Famous Kannada Film Actress Radhika Pandit present at the showroom
Signifying the growing importance of mobile photography globally, OPPO Mobiles, a leading global technology brand, is targeting for a year of growth in India. Emphasizing its continuous focus on mobile photography via “OPPO Camera Phone”, OPPO conducted its first sale of recently launched the Selfie Expert OPPO F1 at the OPPO showroom in Bangalore. First customer on the occasion was the famous Kannada film actress Radhika Pandit, who became the proud owner of the newly launched “Selfie Expert” OPPO F1.
Excited on being the first OPPO F1 customer, Radhika Pandit said, “I am very excited to part of this First Sale initiative and looking forward to using my Selfie Expert – OPPO F1. I love taking pictures and selfies and having a smartphone which is designed to take excellent selfies is a dream come true for me. I thank OPPO and would like to wish them luck for future initiatives.”
The OPPO showroom at Jayanagar in Bangalore is already very popular among people especially the youth and is witnessing huge footfall every day. OPPO’s entire range of cameraphonedevices starting from entry level to mid-range smartphones are on display at the showroom and users can get a touch and feel of the devices and experience its features before making the decision to purchase it.
Announcing the company’s plans Mr. Jun Yang, General Manager- Kolkatta, OPPO Mobiles India said, “Bangalore has pool of youngsters and working professionals who want latest technology when it comes to the smartphones they are using. It is a very important market for us and we have seen positive response for previous models launched here. The first sale today is a reflection of our resolution to grow and long term commitment to the Indian market.”
Dubbed as the “Selfie Expert”, the F1 features a standout 8 MP front-facing camera with a wide f/2.0 aperture lens and a 1/4-inch sensor, a sophisticated Pure Image 2.0+ photography platform offering OPPO’s Beautify 3.0 feature, OPPO’s patented Screen Flash to make snapping selfies in low-light conditions, and can shoot selfies using hand gestures and spoken commands, ensuring stunning selfies in all conditions.The F1 is specially designed with powerful software and hardware to make capturing stunning selfies a breeze, with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 series Octa-core processor with 3GB RAM and 16GB ROM, all backed by OPPO’s spectacular build quality with a silk feeling metal panel. The F1 also sports a 13 MP rear camera along with interesting camera features like Slow Shutter, Double Exposure, Ultra-HD and many more to delight the end users.
OPPO has renewed its brand association with Bollywood superstars Hrithik Roshan and Sonam Kapoor earlier this month to further accelerate its marketing campaign in South Asia Region. OPPO has entered into a 3-year partnership with FC Barcelona and recently announced its Official Global Partnership with International Cricket Council (ICC) for the mobile phone category for four years starting 2016. OPPO has been globally ranked at number 8 in terms of smartphone shipment and has sold 50 million units in 2015 according to a recent report by Trendforce.
OPPO currently has 21 phones including flagship models such as the R7 Plus, R7 Lite, Mirror 5, R5 and Find 7. The company will also expand its offline sales outlets to 35,000 and target 180+ service centers across the country. Additionally, OPPO has also announced a 30-day replacement period and 24-month warranty policy for every OPPO product sold across India.