Oppo R15 and Oppo R15 Dream Mirror Edition have both been announced in China, will go on sale in the Chinese market starting April 1 2018. Here are the details you need to know about the two.
Both the Oppo R15 and its Dream Mirror Edition are available for pre-order. For India launch and release date, we’ve no exact timetable for that yet.
Features and Specifications
The Oppo R15 and Oppo R15 Dream Mirror Edition get AI Intelligent Scene Recognition technology that is touted to recognize 16 scenes and 120 multi-scene combinations. There’s still a built-in AI chip which enables AI portraits and can scan as many as 296 feature points on a face through a preloaded AI smart beauty feature.
In fact, the Oppo R15 Dream Mirror Ceramic Edition sports a ceramic back, and other two features glass back. A fingerprint sensor on the back as well.
Both Oppo R15 series feature a 6.28-inch (1080×2280) fullHD+ OLED display with 19:9 aspect ratio, runs on Android 8.1 Oreo-based ColorOS 5.0. They have dual rear cameras setup – 20MP front-facing camera with a f/2.0 aperture lens. You will find a 128GB of internal storage that is expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB) in a hybrid configuration, as both the devices are dual-SIM initiatives.
In terms of differences, the Oppo R15 is powered by an Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P20 chipset, paired with ARM Mali-G72 GPU and 6GB of RAM. The Dream Mirror Edition comes with Snapdragon 660 SoC, Adreno 512 GPU, 6GB RAM.
Camera-details on the Oppo R15 is a 16MP Sony IMX519 primary image sensor on the back with f/1.7 aperture and EIS, along with a 5-megapixel secondary image sensor. The Dream Mirror Edition of Oppo R15 has a 20-megapixel secondary camera sensor – accompanying the 16MP primary image sensor.
Battery of 3450mAh unit can be found inside the Oppo R15, whereas the Oppo R15 Dream Mirror Edition carries a 3400mAh cell, and the two handsets support Oppo’s VOOC Flash Charging technology.
On the connectivity front, the new Oppo R15 and Dream Mirror Edition smartphones have 4G VoLTE support, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth, GPS/A-GPS, USB Type-C port.
Price & availability
The Oppo R15 in Snow White, Hot Red, and Star Purple colour options comes at CNY 2,999 (roughly Rs. 30, 800), while the Oppo R15 Dream Mirror Edition in Dream Mirror Red version will be available at CNY 3,299 (arroximately Rs. 33,900). There is another variant of it, the Ceramic Edition is priced at CNY 3,499 (around Rs. 35,900).
Update x1: OnePlus 6 seems to be following the Oppr R15 design and coming with a notch at the top.