Rumour: Oppo N1 able to take long exposure photos

We already know that Oppo are planning to launch the Oppo N1 as a serious piece of photography kit, which rumours suggest include the ability to take long exposure photos.

At one time, the camera on your phone was just there as a back up, of fun feature, but now technology has improved so much that many of us reach for our phones instead of a dedicated point and shoot when capturing that ā€˜Kodak momentā€™.

Oppo are hoping to take this up a notch with the Oppo N1, a device some are claiming could even make a good DSLR alternative! Oppo have already confirmed that the N1 will feature detachable lens attachments which will connect to the phone via external clip and use NFC to send images, but there is still more to come.

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Chinese phone site CNMO believe that the N1 will feature a long exposure option allowing you to take photos only possible before on more advanced cameras. They believe that the colourful ā€™Nā€™logo used to promote the device is actually a clue to the long exposure feature on the N1.

long exposure photos

If this is the case we can hope to take some great looking photos such as the ones above (these are examples of long exposure images not taken on the N1). We can also expect that either Oppo or 3rd party accessory makers will produce a tripod for the N1 also.

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  1. Kedros
    September 12, 2013

    This is not rumor, Oppo confirmed that in Weibo. 8 seconds long exposure.

    • September 13, 2013


    • September 13, 2013

      Abbie’s assertion that this was “only possible before on more advanced cameras” seemed a little breathless: what about the Nokia Lumia 120?

  2. waris
    September 16, 2013

    thats some great low light photography there! may consider this over the xperia Z1 or Galaxy note 3.
    From leaks so far, this seems to be very awesome

    • waris
      September 16, 2013

      Sorry, I mean long exposure time is good for low light