Apple is truly considered a trendsetter in the smartphone market as OPPO, a Chinese tech giant, has reportedly decided to copy the iPhone X design for their upcoming device OPPO R13. Not to mention OPPO is well-known for its camera-centric devices like OPPO F5 that gained massive popularity among selfie-lovers and the recently launched OPPO R11s and R11s Plus.
We are sure about our say because some leaked photos of the OPPO R13 surfaced on Weibo reveal that it will be resembling a lot with none other than the Apple’s iPhone X. A report published by GizmoChina claims:
In September, OPPO had reportedly filed a display patent which showed a full screen design with a notch at its top. The leaked images of the so-called OPPO R13 resembles with the patent design shown in the above image. The front view of the rumored R13 also features a virtual home bar.
Leaked Images of OPPO R13
From leaked images of OPPO R13, it may be noted that the device would bring a virtual home bar enabling users to move back to homescreen, like virtual home button on iPhone X. Likewise, another feature of vertically stacked dual rear camera setup at the top-left corner will surely remind you the Apple’s 10th anniversary model – the iPhone X.
As the leaked images do not reveal any fingerprint sensor, it seems that the OPPO R13 may incorporate something like depth sensing module resembling with iPhoneX’s Face ID for unlocking the device.
We may say that the OPPO R13 will be made available in two colours, black and white; at least the images let us to guess so. However, the rear panel of the smartphone will certainly feature an impressive neon green logo of the company.
Although the smartphone exists somewhere in OPPO’s inventory but we don’t have much details of specs sheet to share but we are quite sure that the phone will be made available very soon.