OPPO Launches New F1s Limited in Metallic Grey, Unveils Alden Richards as New Ambassador


After a number of teasers on OPPO Philippines' Facebook page a few days ago, this mobile electronics company has officially revealed the new face of Selfie Expert and a brand new color addition to its best selling selfie-centric smartphone called F1s.

The "New Face of Selfie Expert" is none other than the "Pambansang Bae" himself, Alden Richards. Alden is now the newest addition to the growing number of OPPO's brand ambassadors here in the Philippines.


"We are thrilled to welcome Alden Richards to our growing OPPO family," Brand Marketing Manager Stephen Cheng said. "We can wait to see how Alden will help us redefine our selfie-taking experiences." he added.

This new endorser announcement was made official through a special event that was held a couple of days ago at SM Mall of Asia where members of the media and bloggers together with mall goers were in attendance.

"Selfies capture life's most unforgettable moments in a very spontaneous way. I'm proud to be part of a family that celebrates those special moments," Richards said.



OPPO F1s was formally released in the Philippines in August, and in just three days from its local release, OPPO said over 19,000 units were immediately sold. For a relatively new player in the market such as OPPO, having these numbers this early is already a great achievement. In fact, according to German-based market research firm GfK, OPPO is now the second best-selling smartphone brand in the Philippines.

Apart from revealing Alden Richards as the newest selfie expert celebrity, OPPO has also unveiled the latest OPPO F1s Limited. It is a special edition of the said device that sports new color that will really attract a much wider audience especially those who are not that fans of current Gold and Rose Gold color selections, the new OPPO F1s Limited variant will be available in Metallic Grey.

Aside from the Metallic Grey version, this OPPO F1s still sports the same high-powered specs and features that many interested users and fans have fallen in love with. The 16MP front facing camera that can snap bright selfies even in dim light is still intact and located on the front panel of the device. This camera is equipped with large apertures enabling it to produce bright and nicely looking photos even when captured in low light scenes. Also adding more magic to the selfie photos and experience is the inclusion of the upgraded Beautify 3.0 feature which sports a ton of camera-related functionalities that will help users to achieve the perfect selfie pics they want. Of course on the back is a 13MP shooter that is also as great as the front facing counterpart.

One of the nicest features of the OPPO F1s is its fingerprint sensor that works so fast and so fluid. In fact it can unlock the device as fast as 0.22 seconds. Almost instantly. Also, users can register up to five different fingerprints and even assign fingerprints to different apps for an added security. See full specs below.


Oppo F1s specs:
  • 5.5 -inch HD IPS Display
  • 1280  x 720 resolution 
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  • 1.5GHz Octa-core MediaTek MT6750 processor
  • Mali T860MP2  GPU
  • 3GB RAM 
  • 32GB internal storage
  • Supports microSD card up to 128GB
  • 13MP rear camera with f/2.2 aperture lens
  • 16MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture lens
  • Android 5.1 Lollipop with Color OS 3.0
  • WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS
  • Dual SIM
  • 3G
  • LTE 
  • USB OTG
  • Fingerprint Scanner 
  • Gold, Rose Gold, and Gray
  • 3075mAh battery
  • Php12,990
OPPO Philippines also announced official partnership with Smart Postpaid where customers can get this new OPPO F1s Limited edition with the newest postpaid plans from Smart - Smart Giga Plans. One of the Giga Plans is the plan 999 which offers subscribers 9GB Data, Unlimited Texts to all network, free VAS, and 60 minutes call to all network as well for just Php999 per month.

And lastly, when you buy this OPPO F1s Limited through Lazada you'll get freebies. A VR box and a Selfie Stick worth Php2,000. You can place your order here.

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