Oppo announces the world’s thinnest smartphone

Oppo also announced the Oppo N3, a new flagship featuring a swivelling camera similar to the N1 Mini. While users had to manually rotate the N1 Mini's camera, the N3's 16-megapixel camera has been motorised. An on-screen gesture will quickly change the camera's orientation.  The automated rotating camera will allow users to take higher quality selfies, and smoother panoramas covering 206 degrees.

The N3 also boats a 5.5-inch 1080p screen, a 2.3Ghz quad-core CPU, 2GB of RAM and 32GB of expandable storage. Its 3000mAh battery can also be recharged to 75% in half an hour.

Both phones will be available in Australia in early 2015, local pricing has been yet to announced. In the United States, the R5 will retail for USD$499, and the N3 will retail for USD$649.

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