After weeks of rumours, Chinese smartphone-maker Oppo pulled the wraps off the eagerly awaited R7 and its phablet variant R7 Plus in China on Wednesday, 20 May.
The new Oppo R7 sports brushed metal cover on the rear side and on the front it features 5.0-inch full HD display. It is powered by the Android 5.0 Lollipop (with ColorOS v2.1 UI) backed by 64-bit class Snapdragon 615 Octa-core SoC (System on Chip), sumptuous 3GB RAM, 16 GB inbuilt memory and a 2,320mAh battery.
It also boasts a 13mp camera with LED flash, f/2.2 aperture and an 8mp snapper on the front.
Oppo R7 Plus:
As the name suggests Oppo R7 Plus is a phablet version of the above model. It not only comes with a big screen, but also comes endowed with advanced hardwares like finger print sensor on the rear-side (below camera module), bigger storage and battery capacity and an advanced 13mp Sony IMX278 camera with Laser based auto-focus feature.
For the uninitiated, this new camera auto-focus feature measures the distance between the subject and the camera using a laser beam enabling quick capture of good quality photos even under low-light conditions
R7 Plus sports 6.0-inch full HD screen and runs on the same Snapdragon 615 series CPU, 3GB RAM, 32GB inbuilt memory and high-capacity 4,100mAh battery.
Oppo R7 and R7 Plus Release and Price Details:
The company has confirmed that the new Oppo R7 and R7 Plus can be pre-ordered by the consumers from 21 May for about ₹25,710 (¥2499/$403/€362) and about ₹30,850 (¥2999/$483/€435) respectively in China from the official e-store page, HERE.
However, the details regarding the release of new Oppo devices in global markets including India are still under wraps.
Key Specifications of Oppo R7 and R7 Plus:
|Models||Oppo R7||Oppo R7 Plus|
|OS||Android 5.0 Lollipop with ColorOS v2.1||Android 5.0 Lollipop with ColorOS v2.1|
|Processor||64-bit class 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 Octa-core CPU||64-bit class 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 Octa-core CPU|
|Storage Capacity||16GB, expandable up to 128GB||32GB, expandable up to 128GB|
|Battery||2320 mAh (VOOC Flash Charge which charge the phone to 75% power in just 30 minutes and if charged for 5 minutes, users can attend a 2 hour call)||4100 mAh (VOOC Flash Charge which charge the phone to 75% power in just 30 minutes and if charged for 5 minutes, users can attend a 2 hour call)|
|Add-ons||Dual-SIM (micro + nano) slots, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, NFC, micro-USB||Finger-print sensor, Dual-SIM (micro + nano) slots, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, NFC, micro-USB|
|Dimensions||143.0 x 71.0 x 6.3 mm||158.19 x 82.3 x 7.85 mm|
|Weight||147 g||203 g|
|Colours||Gold & Silver||Gold & Silver|
|Price||about ₹25,710 (¥2499/$403/€362)||about ₹30,850 (¥2999/$483/€435)|