According to the latest news from foreign media, the upgraded version of the OPPO R1, the R1S, has passed the United States FCC checks. The R1S, with LTE network support, will be hitting the market in the United States.
Meanwhile, in China, the R1S will hit the market on the 25th this month, and will be OPPO’s second phone with 4G network support, after the Find 7. Priced at CNY$2,498 (USD$400), and will come with a portable charger and Bluetooth speaker as a value gift pack.
As an upgraded model, the R1S continues the R1’s simple and stylist design. The back cover adds some blue sapphires as decoration, and creates an amazing mirror effect. The thickness of the phone is 7.1mm, very stylish.
OPPO R1S comes with a 5-inch 720p display, and enforced with Corning Gorilla glass, making the phone sturdier. It carries a 1.6GHz main Quadcomm quad-core processor, with 1GB RAM and 16 GB ROM. The R1S’s camera has been upgraded to 13 megapixels, and uses the Sony IMX214 sensor stack, similar to the Find 7. It comes with a 6P spherical lens and a F2.0 wide aperture.