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Oppo N1 Hits Europe and the U.S. Right On Time

By - Source: Tom's Hardware US | B 5 comments

It's finally arrived!

As promised, the Oppo N1 is now on sale and available in both the United States and Europe. Oppo last week announced plans to release the phone this week, and the device went on sale on December 10.

The phone features a 5.9-inch Full HD IPS display with a swivelling 13-megapixel camera up and is powered by a Snapdragon 600 clocked at 1.7 GHz and 2 GB of RAM. The device rund on Android 4.2 but it's also the first phone to ship with official CyanogenMod support.

Aside from support for CM, the Oppo N1's other unique feature is a touch-sensitive panel on the back called the O-Touch. This feature is for scrolling and tapping your way through articles and websites. There's also a Bluetooth remote for taking photos, sounding a distress alarm (for when your phone is lost), and other basic functions.

Pricing is set at $559 in the US and €449 in Europe.

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    Johan Kryger Haglert , December 12, 2013 12:09 AM
    Make it alarm both ways.

    So no matter what is lost off the keys and the phone I can find the other one =P

    Now if only my plastic cards made some noise too..
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    acas7i11o , December 12, 2013 1:20 AM
    I have tried this phone in China and I must say it is awesome, especially that back touch panel. But size wise it feels a bit too big to me.
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    DarkSable , December 12, 2013 1:22 AM
    I like the touch panel idea, but jeebus that's large... and has worse specs for more money than, say, the incredible Nexus 5.
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    Jgriff , December 12, 2013 2:07 AM
    Where are the good 4 inch androids? : ( I am not a giant.
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    alyoshka , December 12, 2013 2:08 AM
    They're most probably going to get sued by Sony... for that O Touch thing....