Oppo today launched its flagship phone for India with the Oppo F7. This is their first smartphone launch of 2018 and it carries forward the legacy of its selfie-camera centric F series. After the Oppo F1, F3 and F5, this is the fourth phone in the lineup.
Oppo is amongst the first smartphone manufacturers to have obtained a patent for a notch-shaped full screen. Oppo also announced cricketers Rohit Sharma, Ravichandran Ashwin and Hardik Pandya as the company’s sports ambassadors.
The front camera of the Oppo F7 will come with an Artificial Intelligence support to make selfies better. It is expected to come with a 25 MP front camera setup. Additionally, it will also have real-time HDR, an AI Beauty Mode 2.0 and AR stickers.
The Oppo F7 has a 6.23-inch IPS panel in a 19:9 aspect ratio – Oppo calls it Super full screen 2.0. It has sleek bezels on the side and top giving it an 89.09% screen to body ratio. The screen has a resolution of 2280 x 1080 pixels.
Hardware specifications include an octa-core Mediatek Helio P60 processor, 4GB RAM, 64GB storage and a 3,400mAh battery. Oppo also announced a variant with 6GB RAM + 128GB storage which will be available in a special Red and Diamond Black colour. Both variants will be available exclusively at select Oppo stores.
In the camera department, it has a 25MP front camera with f2.0 aperture. The front camera features Oppo’s second-generation AI Beauty 2.0. This gives the user various features including HDR, an enhanced beauty mode and AR (augmented reality) stickers. Oppo claims that the front camera is capable of recognizing 296 facial points for superior beautification in selfies. On the rear, it has a 16MP camera with f1.8 aperture, LED flash and has A.I features.
Other features include dual SIM slot, dedicated microSD slot for expandable storage, rear fingerprint scanner, face unlock, 4G, VoLTE, WiFi ac, Bluetooth 4.2 and Color OS 5.0 based on Android 8.1. The phone has an all metal body and weighs 158 grams.
Oppo F7 will be available in two colours – Solar Red and Moonlight Silver and it will be available from 9th April 2018. Oppo will also hold a special 24-hour flash sale of the Oppo F7.
The 4GB + 64GB variant for Oppo F7 is ₹ 21,990 while the 6GB + 128GB variant will be for ₹ 26,990.
Oppo will also hold a special 24-hour flash sale of the Oppo F7 on 2nd April across its 777 Oppo stores across India and on Flipkart. The flash sale will offer a 5% cash back on purchases made through ICICI credit cards (up to Rs 1,200 cash back in 12 months), additional 120GB 4G data package on Jio network and a one-time free screen replacement within one year of purchase.
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