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Oppo Shows Off Smartphone with Rotating Camera

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Chinese handset manufacturer, Oppo has shown of the first smartphone from their new N Lens flagship series.

The company said that its N1 realizes new possibilities in smartphone photography as the world's first smartphone with a rotating camera. Its camera rotates 206-degrees, and will securely lock at any angle. The N1 also features six physical lenses, an upgraded type 1/3.06 imaging module and f/2.0 wide aperture.

Oppo's N1 has a special light-diffusing LED flash design consisting of a normal flash for back facing shots, and a softer, diffused light for front facing shots, with brightness tunable from the N1 camera software.

The smartphone comes with a 5.9-inch display and a rear touch panel. The processor is based on a 1.7 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 Quad Core.

The N1 ships with Color (based on Android 4.2) which is a modified version of the Android OS, and is also compatible with CyanogenMod and the ability to flash CyanogenMod directly from stock recovery.

Available in 16GB or 32GB internal storage, the N1 is set to launch in early December.

Pricing is still to be confirmed.

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