After getting good traction in India especially with its selfie-focussed F1 series of smartphones, the leading Chinese brand, Oppo has expanded its wings and stepped into neighbouring counry of Nepal. Oppo has launched its highly successful Oppo F1s smartphone in Nepal, which is already creating positive waves in the Indian market, at NPR 32,390 at an event held in Nepal. Oppo has also associated with Nepali superstars – Reecha Sharma and Karma Shakya who shared their F1s selfie experience at the event.
Initially, the Oppo F1s will be sold in Kathmandu for the first three months post which the sales will be extended to Pokhara. The brand plans to sell camera phones across 500 retail outlets and establish 8 Oppo experience stores in 1 year. The brand also has plans to establish an after sale service center at the City Centre, Nepal’s first integrated air conditioned Centre, in the heart of the Kathmandu that hosts all the international brands.
Also, Oppo will be offering a 30 Days 1-to-1 exchange offer as an after sale policy. Apart from the F1s, the Nepal market will also have access to the OPPO Neo 7 and A37 models.
Commenting on its operations in Nepal,Sky Li – OPPO Global VP, MD of International Mobile Business and President of OPPO India, said, “Nepal is an important market for us due to our focus on South Asia. Rapid developments in the Nepal Smartphone market along with the expected 4G launch makes it a potential market to invest and grow in. OPPO has a rich experience in camera technology and has been the industry leader with several accolades and awards to its credit. And today we are carrying this legacy forward and stepping up the selfie revolution, by launching the Selfie Expert – F1s in Nepal to share our advanced photography technology with the Nepali consumers and also offer them an outstanding photographic experience.”
(See our review of Oppo F1s at http://goo.gl/8m0k1j)
The USP of Oppo F1s is its 16MP front-facing camera which comes with1/3.1-inch sensor and f/2.0 aperture. Besides its powerful front camera, the F1s is also equipped with a 13MP rear camera with phase detection auto-focus (PDAF), f/2.2 aperture and Dual-LED flash. This phone features a 5.5 inch HD (720×1280 pixels) IPS display with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection. It is powered by an octa-core MediaTek MT6750 processor with the Mali-T860 MP2 GPU. It has 3GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage which can be extended upto 128GB via microSD card. This phone is packed with 3075mAh battery which is good enough to last full day. This phone comes with the triple-slot card for placing two Nano 4G SIM cards and an SD card slot.