Oppo although has the slimmest smartphone in hand and at the GITEX 2015 in Dubai announced yet another contender, the Oppo R7s. For those individual looking to get a mid-end phone that actually manages to look great should take a fine look at the newly unveiled hardware in R7 series. It is sleek, beautiful, plenty powerful and should have a nice price.
The OPPO R7s features a meta unibody design that is simply stunning. The handset is amazingly sleek and not targeted towards the performance buffs, but need to know if it can handle things relatively well with 5.5-inch fullHD 1080p AMOLED screen resolution.
Powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor, the OPPO R7s packs an 4GB of RAM memory fits to be one of the best phones out there. It will be great multi-tasker on the other end.
The R7s is a smartphone that runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop with ColorOS 2.1. OPPO is also quick to advertise its “Flash Charging”, which allows users to get from 0% to 90% in just 50 minutes. Additionally, you can get charged Oppo R7s for 5 minutes and get 2 hours of talktime. The Chinese phone maker is also touting its camera technology, which is said to be promising for a mid-range smartphone like this one.
It brings with it a 13-megapixel rear camera, features “Flash Shot” technology, a “triple-feature that assures fast launch, fast focus and stable imaging”. Officially, they state their PDAF (Phase Detection Auto Focus) is equal to that of an SLR camera. Selfies are also improved by lighting the scene with a white screen, effectively providing enough light for a decent shot with an 8-megapixel sensor.
Alternatively, the OPPO R7s has a magnesium aluminium unibody design, 2.5D Arc Edge screen and also has Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection. It’s dual SIM supports 4G LTE connectivity (Bands 1/3/5/7/8/TD-40) and lets you use the second nano SIM slot as a microSD slot when required, Hybrid. It is backed by a 3070mAh battery with VOOC Rapid Charge that lets you charge the phone. It comes in Golden and Silver colors and it measures are 151.8 x 75.4 x 6.95 mm, while its weight tips the scale at 155 grams.
OPPO R7s Specifications In Brief:
- 5.5-inch (1080 x 1920 pixels) Full HD AMOLED 2.5D Curved Screen, Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection
- 1.5GHz Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor with Adreno 405 GPU
- 4GB RAM, 32GB 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 LED Flash, PDAF, Sony IMX214 sensor, f/2.2 aperture
- 8MP front-facing camera, f/2.4 aperture
- Dimensions: 151.8 ×75.4×6.95 mm; Weight: 155g
- 4G LTE / 3G, WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, USB OTG
- 3070mAh battery with VOOC Rapid Charge
The OPPO r7s will be released this November in Singapore, Australia, Taiwan, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand. Unfortunately, the customers in the USA and Europe will have to wait until December.
So, the Oppo R7s will debut in Australia and a number of markets in Asia next month through the Oppo Style website with the United Arab Emirates as a hub. Pricing details haven’t been revealed as yet, could release in the country at an event in Beijing on Oct. 19.