Oppo has officially announced the launch of a mid-range smartphone, called R1S in the Chinese market yesterday. Featuring 5-inch HD IPS display, the Oppo R1S comes in Blue and White color options.
According to the company, the phone is priced at 2,498 Chinese Yuan (approx. 24,400), and would be available for pre-order from the official Oppo online Store in China starting April 25.
Running on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean with Color ROM on top, the Oppo R1S packs a quad-core Snapdragon 400 (MSM8928) processor clocked at 1.6GHz, 1GB RAM, 16GB on-board storage, and 2140 mAh battery.
On the camera front, the phone comes equipped with 5MP front camera and 13MP rear camera with LED flash. For connectivity, it has 4G LTE / 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, and GPS.
There is no word if company plans to launch the device in other markets outside China, but given the recent trend, the phone is also expected to be launched in other developing markets including India.