Chinese smartphone maker OPPO refreshed its “F” series with the launch of F7 in India on 26 March. The Oppo F7, as the name suggests, is the successor of last years flagship, the Oppo F5. The Oppo F7 is priced at Rs. 21,990 for the 4GB RAM variant. The device is available in two colour options namely, Solar Red and Moonlight Silver. OPPO F7’s 6GB RAM edition comes in Diamond Black, which is quite impressive for someone who loves to flash their phones, is priced at Rs 26,990. The F7 will be available across all online and offline stores starting April 9, 2018.
The design of the smartphone (from front only) is similar to the IPhone X with notch display. Vivo also launched the V9 smartphone just 2 days ago, featuring a notch and a similar design. These both the devices are tough competitor for each other and it’ll be interesting to see who will win.
Oppo F7 specifications
Oppo F7 sports a 6.2-inch full-HD+ (1080×2280 pixels) Super Full Screen display panel with aspect ratio of 19:9 and 89.09 percent screen-to-body ratio. It is powered by the octa-core 12nm MediaTek Helio P60 chipset (four Cortex A73 cores at 2GHz and four Cortex A53 cores at 2GHz). The chipset is coupled with Mali-G72MP3 GPU, 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. But there’s a special Sunrise Red edition with 6GB RAM and 128GB (for a higher cost, of course). For optics, the F7 has a 16-megapixel single camera on the back, with f/2.0 aperture. The lone wolf support 4K video recording and has a dual-tone LED flash. For selfies, the smartphone has a 25-megapixel AI powered camera.
OPPO’s F7 with its 25MP front-camera lets you be your own personal beauty artist. Its real-time HDR (High Dynamic Range) capability combined with AI Beauty 2.0, has increased the ability to produce natural looking beautification effects for selfies, with a wider range of colors and contrasts. The AI present on the device learns from your most used beautification habits and uses them to give your selfies automatic beautification effects. Not only this it even provides different beautification touches for males and females in the same group selfie. The F7 also allows you to have fun with your selfies. According to the maker, you longer require a specific app for filters that turn you into a cute rabbit or anything. The AR (Augmented Reality) Stickers are pre-loaded on the device’s camera and let you choose from many different avatars.
On the software front, the Oppo F7 runs on Android Oreo 8.1 with ColorOS 5.0 on the top. The F7 also supports features like facial unlock and screen recording. There is also an elliptical rear-facing fingerprint scanner. Connectivity options on the device includes, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS/ A-GPS. The battery capacity of the smartphone is 3400mAh, and Oppo has claimed that the device will last up to 15 hours on a single charge.