Oppo R7 And R7 Plus With 3GB RAM, FHD AMOLED Display, Metal Body Announced

These are not those near bezel-less phones that Oppo taesed with back in March, but announced two new R series smartphones with a premium metal unibody. The Oppo R7 designed with a single piece of aircraft-grade aluminum alloand has undergone 48 polishing processes. Plus its metallic ratio is as high as 92.3%, and the robust device is matched with a 5-inch 1080p Super AMOLED screen. More deatils on new Oppo R7 and R7 Plus specs, price and availability can be grabbed right after this jump.

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Oppo has just unveiled the much-awaited pair of high end smartphones, the R7 and the R7 Plus at an evet in Beijing. With little changes, both the new comers makes their official stage and the smaller one comes with a 2.5D glass, where as the Oppo R7 Plus sorts a 6-inch 1080p AMOLED screen, which streches edge-to-edge for that striking futuristic look. Oppo has initiated the concept of “Free Curves” and “redefined the curves of the screen”. With the 2.5D Arc Edge glass screen and the metallic body provides incredible prtection when dropped.

Computing power comes with the integration of Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 615 chipset and the 64-bit Octa-Core processor, and of course with 3GB of RAM matched with an amazing 8-core CPU. Built-in storage is 16GB on the R7 and 32GB on the Plus, and comes with the support of an expandable microSD card slot, available if yoy really need it without the second SIM slot.

Photography on both the Oppo R7 and R7 Plus brings with it an all-new Flash shot, utlizes phase detection autofocus (PDAF) and smart anti-shake optimization. With 13-megapixel camera with LED Flash, Sony IMX214 sensor, f/2.2 aperture, the back goes wild with oft-mentioned sensors and inclusions. And the R7 Plus adds laser autofocus and a dual-LED flash. Additionally, the sensor inside the R7 Plus is of the RGBW variety,  a finger print sensor below the flash that lets you unlock the phone with just a touch,  which the company claims 78% less noise and 32% better light gathering capability compared to conventional designs.

The R7 Plus packs a massive 4100mAh battery, while the smaller model goes with a 2320mAh unit and both the devices support VOOC flash charging, 5 minutes of chraging supports 2 hours of talktime, which is fixed with a layer of protection and low-voltage rapid charging, mobile power packs are no longer needed. A feature limited to the Plus is the fingerprint sensor on the back.

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Dimensions are on the R7 measures 143 x 71 x 6.3mm and weighs 147g, while the Plus version is 158 x 82 x 7.75mm and tips the scales at 203g, because Oppo has opted for onscreen buttons on the R7 Plus, shaving off millimeters off the bottom bezel. Software end, both the smartphones boot the Oppo’s newly announced ColorOS v2.1, built on top of Android Lollipop 5.1.

4G LTE connectivity (Bands 1/3/5/7/8/TD-40) on Oppo R7 and R7 Plus with dual SIM capabilities (Cat. 4 LTE for download speeds up to 150Mbps) lets you use the second nano SIM slot as a microSD slot when required.

Wait! The China Unicom variant of the Oppo R7 packs a 1.7 GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6752 Processor and the Oppo R7 Plus’s China Unicom model has a MediaTek MT6795 Octa-Core SoC with 3 gigs of memory.

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Key Features

  • 5.2-inch (1080 x 1920 pixels) Full HD AMOLED display, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • 1.5 GHz Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 (MSM8939) processor with Adreno 405 GPU
  • 3GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, microSD expansion slot
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (second nano SIM slot can also be used as microSD slot)
  • Color OS 2.1 based on Android 4.4 KitKat
  • 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, Sony IMX214 sensor, f/2.2 aperture
  • 8MP front-facing camera, f/2.4 aperture
  • Dimensions: 143×71×6.3 mm; Weight: 147
  • 4G LTE / 3G, WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, USB OTG
  • 2320 mAh battery with VOOC Rapid Charge

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Specifications

  • 6-inch (1080 x 1920 pixels) Full HD AMOLED display, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • 1.5 GHz Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 (MSM8939) processor with Adreno 405 GPU
  • 3GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, microSD expansion slot
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (second nano SIM slot can also be used as microSD slot)
  • Color OS 2.1 based on Android 5.1 Lollipop
  • 13MP rear camera with dual LED Flash, laser auto focus, Sony IMX214 sensor, f/2.2 aperture
  • 8MP front-facing camera, f/2.4 aperture
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Dimensions: 158×82×7.75 mm mm; Weight: 203
  • 4G LTE / 3G, WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, USB OTG
  • 4100mAh battery with VOOC Rapid Charge

Price and Availability

The Oppo R7 is priced at CNY 2,499 ($403) and available in Gold and Silver colors. The Oppo R7 Plus costs 2999 CYN ($483). Both smartphones will be available for purchase in China starting tomorrow on JD.com, while an international launch is set for mid-June.

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