Hardware & Performance:
Core part of mini N1 is powered by trusted hardware configuration to fulfill all the user expectations. Recently we have noticed that all mid-range and entry-level smartphones are stuffed with quad-core processors and so do mini N1 version has same. Phone is featuring with Snapdragon 400 (MSM8928) chipset with arrangement of 1.59 GHz quad-core processors, 2GB RAM and Adreno 305 GPU. All the mid-range segment smartphones are featured with Snapdragon 400 processor and so do all new Mini N1 does.
Multi-core operations and multi-tasking operations are just perfect to handle all the computing operations as well as gaming operation. Adreno 305 GPU falls on little lower end in performance while other smartphone with same price range have installed with more advanced GPU. Gaming performance should have been improved to a little in this smartphone. O-Click is a tiny tool precisely same as the one that came with the Oppo N1. It connects to the smartphone over Bluetooth and lets you carry out numerous operations. It has internal memory of 16GB without expansion slot to increase memory.
Rotating panel on the top of the phone is given with 13MP camera which can be used for both rear and front camera. It can capture decent images with the help of 13MP camera and can shoot videos at 1080p. 1/3.06? Sony EXMOR RS sensor with aperture of f2.0 is key features of camera specs. Camera has several modes like Landscape, Sunset, Portrait, Night, Auto and Sports and shooting modes like Colorful night, Ultra-HD, Normal, Audio photo, slow shutter, Panorama, Beautify and HDR.
Software and UI:
Phone is running on Android 4.3 Jelly bean with customized color 1.4 ROM on top. Gesture panel allows you to open apps with the help of custom gesture. Customization of home screen is easy on this phone all you need to press home screen for long and add widgets, themes and effects. OS should have been given with latest Kitkat version but OS falls behind in the race compare to its rival.
Introduced by fine battery strength of 2,410mAh is enough to handle mini N1 smartphone for longer duration. Watch movie, play more on your phone without worrying drainage of battery on your phone. Battery reminder works smartly to save power which disables haptic feedback, disables connectivity options and lowers brightness to save battery.
Mini N1 is smart move by Oppo as it is targeted for mid-range segment with good features and configuration. If you like photography but don’t want to shell out enough money for high-end smartphones then mini N1 is perfect choice for you as this phone is featured with 13MP camera with good camera settings to capture good images every time. Good design segment and bright display are other key factors to add plus point to this phone. Battery and hardware configuration is kept quite competitive.
Only point to worry is less internal memory and price of the smartphone. Gaming performance could have been little more impressive but still this phone has enough features to bother about. All we can say good smartphone with ample of features perfect for any smartphone.