The phone is notable for its use of a camera module that can be rotated to point in different directions compared to the screen. It's also got a touch-sensitive patch on the back that people can use for scrolling without touching the front of the screen. And it's capable of running the CyanogenMod version of Android, but it ships with Oppo's own Color OS, which is a based on Android 4.2, aka Jelly Bean. However, it can't use the newer LTE high-speed networking technology.
The camera can be operated with a remote control and can take 8-second long-exposure photos, too.
The N1 has a 5.9-inch 1080p display, a 1.7GHz quad-core Snapdragon 600 processor, a 13-megapixel camera with a six-element lens, and a 3610mAh battery. It can use 850/900/1800/1900MHz GSM frequencies and 850/900/1700/1900/2100MHz WCDMA frequencies. It'll come in 16GB or 32GB models.