A couple of months ago, Oppo officially announced a re-branded version of the Oppo R1c which will make it to the international community under the name Oppo R1x. The amazing sexy design and high quality appeal of the R1x has been turning heads with the eccentric look and feel, with the same hardware of the Chinese R1c.
This review is for those who may have missed the first, as the Oppo R1x is a smartphone well worth talking about more than once. It may not be Oppo’s thinnest smartphone, but the mid-range specs are up there with some of the best. Sporting an octa-core processor, headphone jack, expandable memory, which is much of what the Oppo R5 was missing?
The following review on the Oppo R1x specs, features, price, and release date is all there is to know, at least for right now.
Oppo R1x Specs and Features
At first sight, it’s hard to not fall in love with the design appeal of the R1x, and if you loved the R5 then picking up this handset is a no-brainer. Much of what was missing in the Oppo R5 is found within including expandable memory, headphone jack, better battery, and much more.
The following are the confirmed Oppo R1x specs and features:
- 5” IPS LCD display with a 720 x 1280 resolution
- 615 Qualcomm Snapdragon octa-core processor
- 2GB RAM
- 16GB internal memory and expandable to 128GB with micro SD card
- 13MP rear camera face recognition, auto focus, touch to focus, and geo tagging
- 5MP front camera with 1080p recording
- 2420 mAh battery
- Android 4.4
- Dual SIM featuring Micro Sim and Nano SIM support
- GPS navigation
- Sensors – light and proximity sensor
Oppo R1x Price and Release Date
Initially, the Oppo R1x worldwide launch was supposed to be in April, but as you can see we’re still waiting. We’re expecting that markets worldwide will begin to start seeing the launch sometime next month. There was speculation that the R1x would feature Android 4.4.4 out of the box, but we’re hoping the delays would mean 5.0 will be preinstalled. The last statement is highly unlikely with the confirmations, but it gives us a bit of hope.
The Oppo R1x price is expected to be in the $375 – 400 USD range, which is about 365 Euro. Those in India can expect to in the area of Rs. 26,000 and rumors on the India Oppo R1x release date have been consistent for late June – early July. Malaysia, Thailand, Taiwan, and many other countries worldwide are patiently awaiting the global release.
We’ll keep you updated with the all the confirmations on the Oppo R1x price and release date by county as soon as we get it.