The Chinese smartphone maker Oppo has recently launched a device called the Oppo A1 in the domestic market. Surprisingly, the new Oppo mobile doesn’t come with a fingerprint scanner; instead, it has a face recognition technology. The handset is offered in Blue, White, and Red colour options for a price of CNY 1,399 (roughly Rs 14,500) in China.
Oppo A1: Features
Like mentioned above, the highlight of the new phone is its Face recognition technology. The company claims that the technology can capture 128 unique facial features for face recognition. So, whenever you will pick up your phone up to your face, it will unlock immediately.
By ditching fingerprint scanner, the Oppo A1 has joined iPhone X’s route; however, fingerprint sensor has become an essential feature for multiple functionalities of today’s smartphones.
Apart from face unlock, the phone has a dedicated gaming acceleration mode which optimises the memory usage while playing games. The company claims that the phone can handle even 10 games running altogether in the background.
Oppo A1: Specifications
The latest Oppo A1 comes with a 5.7-inch HD+ (720×1440 pixels) S-IPS display with an aspect ratio of 18:9. Under its hood, there is 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. There is no information about the chipset is shared by Oppo.
On the camera department, there is a single 13MP primary rear camera with LED flash and autofocus. Up front, the handset has an 8MP selfie snapper with Beauty mode. The sensor onboard includes face unlock sensor, proximity sensor, and accelerometer. The connectivity options include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth.
Later this month, Oppo is about to launch its Oppo F7 smartphone on March 27 in India. It will feature a full-screen design with iPhone X-like notch on top. There will be a 6.23-inch Full HD+ LCD display on the devices powered by a MediaTek Helio P60 octa-core processor and 6GB of RAM. There will be a 3400mAh battery that will juice the smartphone.