OPPO F1 pre-order available – meet the mid-range smartphone of the moment

OPPO F1 was announced earlier this year at CES and now the device is available for pre-orders. The device costs $249 or the equivalent in your local currency. In order to reserve one of these babies, you will have to make a $5 or 5 euro deposit. The first units will be sent to buyers as soon as February.       OPPO F1 is a mid-range device that has a metal body merchandised under the hashtag #HelloMetal. Below you can read the rest of the specs for the device:   5-inch screen at 1280 x 720p 13MP rear-facing camera 8MP front-facing camera Snapdragon 616 processor 3GB RAM 2,500 mAh battery 16GB internal storage plus microSD card.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nKgmxsUGx4M     OPPO F1 is launched in 20 countries at the moment, including Europe, North Africa, Middle East, South and South-East Asia. Pre-orders should arrive in February.   Source: OPPO

LG announces K10 and K7 – new mid-range smartphones with premium-like features

LG just announced two new budget-friendly devices, just a few hours before the official debut of this year’s CES in Las Vegas. The K series, a new line of smartphones coming from the South-Korean OEM, uses the advanced camera technology and the UX features from LG’s more expensive devices. The first two K smartphones, K10 and K7, will officially launch at CES in a few days.     Design-wise, these smartphones are the first to use a “glossy pebble design language with a contemporary stylish look” and a curved finish. LG is also using its 2.5D Arc Glass to further improve the buttonless style that made them famous. There are no buttons on the sides of the devices, of course, as all of the more resend LG smartphones have been button-free on the sides, with the power button and volume rockers sitting on the upper back side.   K10 Key Specifications:* Display: 5.3-inch HD In-cell Touch Chipset: LTE: 1.2GHz or 1.3GHz Quad-Core / 1.14GHz Octa-Core 3G: 1.3GHz Quad-Core Camera: LTE: Rear 13MP / Front 8MP or 5MP 3G: Rear 8MP / Front 8MP or 5MP Memory: RAM: 2GB / 1.5GB / 1GB ROM: 16GB / 8GB Battery: 2,300mAh Operating System: Android 5.1 Lollipop Size: 146 x 74.8 x 8.8mm Network: LTE / 3G Colors: White / Indigo / Gold Others: 2.5D Arc Glass / Gesture Shot / Tap and Shot / Gesture Interval Shot*         K7 Key Specifications:* Display: 5.0-inch FWVGA In-cell Touch (LTE) / On-cell Touch (3G) Chipset: LTE: 1.1GHz Quad-Core 3G: 1.3GHz […]

LG launches four Lollipop mid-range smartphones – meet Spirit, Magna, Joy and Leon

LG just announced four new mid-ranged phones that look similar and taste similar. None of them seems to be the next LG G3 though, but they will all launch with Android 5.0 Lollipop, if that makes you feel better. Let’s see who they are and what they pack:     LG Spirit [box type=”shadow”] Display: 4.7-inch HD (312 ppi) Chipset: 1.2GHz or 1.3GHz Quad-Core Camera: 8MP or 5MP* / 1MP Memory: 8GB / 1GB Battery: 2,100mAh OS: Android 5.0 Lollipop Network: LTE Cat. 4 / HSPA+ 21Mbps Size: 133.3 x 66.1 x 9.9mm   [/box]   LG Magna [box type=”shadow”] Display: 5.0-inch HD (294 ppi) Chipset: 1.2GHz or 1.3GHz Quad-Core Camera: Rear 8MP or 5MP* / Front 5MP Memory: 8GB / 1GB Battery: 2,540mAh (removable) OS: Android 5.0 Lollipop Network: LTE Cat. 4 / HSPA+ 21Mbps Size: 139.7 x 69.9 x 10.2mm   [/box]       LG Joy [box type=”shadow”] Display: 4.0-inch WVGA (233 ppi) Chipset: 1.2GHz Quad-Core /1.2GHz Dual-Core Camera: 5MP / VGA Memory: 8GB or 4GB*/1GB or 512MB OS: Android 5.0 Lollipop /Android 4.4 KitKat Battery: 1,900mAh Network: LTE Cat. 4 / HSPA+ 21Mbps Size: 122.7 x 64.0 x 11.9mm   [/box]   LG Leon [box type=”shadow”] Display: 4.5-inch FWVGA (220 ppi) Chipset: 1.2GHz or 1.3GHz Quad-Core Camera: Rear 8MP or 5MP* / Front VGA Memory: 8GB / 1GB Battery: 1,900mAh (removable) OS: Android 5.0 Lollipop Network: LTE Cat. 4 / HSPA+ 21Mbps Size: 129.9 x 64.9 x 10.9mm   [/box]       The devices keep an LG vibe to them with the rear-facing buttons and the narrow bezels with on-screen navigation. LG Joy, the cheapest of the bunch, has buttons on the side and capacitive navigation buttons. Pricing and availability are not […]