Oppo N1 Mini and Neo 5 available in Singapore from August 16

Oppo N1 Mini and Neo 5 available in Singapore from August 16

Hot on the heels of ZTE's recent entry into the local market, Oppo Singapore announced two smartphones - the N1 Mini and Neo 5 - which will be available from August 16 at SingTel exclusive retailers, M1 exclusive distributors and authorized Oppo retailers. 

Oppo N1 Mini

The Oppo N1 Mini is available for S$549. <br>Image source: Oppo

The N1 Mini is positioned as the more compact successor to the 5.9-inch N1. It sports a 5-inch TFT display with a resolution of 1,280 x 720 pixels and is driven by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 quad-core 1.6GHz processor with 2GB RAM.

Other specs include a 13-megapixel rotating camera, 16GB internal storage space with no memory card slot, 4G LTE connectivity, NFC, ColorOS 1.4 based on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and a 2,140mAh battery.

Oppo Neo 5

The Oppo Neo 5 is easily the most affordable 4G smartphone in the market with a retail price of S$219. <br>Image source: Oppo

The Nokia Lumia 635 has met its match, which is the Oppo Neo 5. Tipped as one of the most aggressive competitor in the 4G market, the Neo 5 is equipped with a 4.5-inch TFT display (854 x 480 pixels) and is powered by a quad-core 1.2GHz processor with 1GB RAM.

As an entry-level 4G smartphone, its specs are nothing to shout about; you get ColorOS 1.4 based on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, 4GB internal storage space with microSD expansion up to 32GB, a 5-megapixel rear camera and a 1,900mAh battery. 

The N1 Mini retails for S$549 while the Neo 5 is priced at S$219. Both prices quoted here are inclusive of GST and without line contract. Below is an overview of their specs:

Oppo N1 Mini vs Oppo Neo 5
  Oppo N1 Mini Oppo Neo 5
Launch SRP
  • From S$549
  • From S$219
Operating system
  • ColorOS 1.4 based on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
  • Colors OS 1.4 based on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 quad-core 1.6GHz
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 quad-core 1.2GHz
Built-in Memory
  • 2GB RAM
  • 1GB RAM
  • 5-inch / 1,280 x 720 pixels / TFT
  • 4.5-inch / 854 x 480 pixels / TFT
  • Main: 13-megapixel rotatable lens
  • Rear: 5-megapixel
  • Front: 2-megapixel
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, NFC
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 LE, GPS
Storage Type
  • 16GB internal storage
  • 4GB internal storage
  • microSD support up to 32GB
  • 2,140mAh
  • 1,900mAh
  • 148.4 x 72.2 x 9.2mm
  • 132 × 65.8 × 9.2mm
  • 150g
  • 133g

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