During an official event held in China, OPPO had officially unveiled a new Nebula Special Edition OPPO R15 smartphone which has been jointly designed by renowned Egyptian designer Karim Rashid as well as OPPO’s in-house design team. This limited handset also mark the first-ever collaboration between the Chinese smartphone maker and an external designer.
The main selling point of the Nebula’s OPPO R15 is definitely its rear panel. Although it’s rear chassis comes with a similar-looking glass panel, but it has been treated with a facelift which gives it a unique blue-purple-pink color gradient which glows under the light. Furthermore, the rear panel is also etched with the designer’s signature at the bottom-halve.
Aside from its cosmetic differences, the Nebula’s OPPO R15 comes with a similar specs sheet as the base model. That of course includes a 6.28-inches display which has a 1080 x 2280 pixels screen resolution and 19:9 tall aspect ratio. Under its memory compartment, you can find 6GB worth of RAM and a hefty 128GB internal storage space. Camera-wise, there is a 16MP+5MP dual main snappers at the back, as well as a 20MP selfie-cam at the front. To keep its lights on, there will be a 3,450mAh non-removable battery which can drive the device for a decent amount of time.
Prices for the OPPO R15 Nebula Special Edition kicks off from 2,999 Yuan ($470) for the phone itself, or 3,199 Yuan ($502) for the special bundle package which include the phone itself as well as a custom-designed JBL earphones that matches well with the device. For those who’re interested, the device will go on sale in China starting May 21st.