Earlier this month, Oppo launched its latest smartphone in the Indian market — Oppo F7. Now, the China-based company has announced a new variant of the phone — Oppo F7 Diamond Black Special Edition.
This new special edition smartphone comes with bumped up RAM and storage capacity. The Diamond Black edition was announced during the Oppo F7 launch event but the company had not revealed availability information at that time. Oppo had also announced Solar Red variant, which is yet to go on sale.
The Oppo F7 Diamond Black Special Edition priced at Rs. 26,990 (approximately $412) and will go on sale in India from 21st April through online retailers Flipkart, Amazon India and Paytm Mall as well as the company’s official stores across India. To compare, the standard variant is priced at Rs. 21,990 (approx. $336).
The Oppo F7 Diamond Black Special Edition comes with a diamond-like finish on the back side, which sets it apart from the standard edition. The phone comes with a 6.2-inch Full-HD+ Full Screen 2.0 display with screen resolution of 2280 x 1080 pixels and 19:9 aspect ratio. This is the first smartphone from Oppo to feature a notched display.
Under the hood, the smartphone is powered by MediaTek Helio P60 64-bit octa-core processor clocked at 2GHz, along with 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. It’s noteworthy that the standard edition of Oppo F7 comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB onboard storage.
The device comes equipped with a single 16-megapixel rear camera with f/1.8 aperture and some recognition features based on artificial intelligence. On the front side, there’s a 25-megapixel snapper with f/2.0 aperture and real-time HDR, AI beatification and portrait mode.
It comes with a fingerprint sensor on the back and facial recognition feature for added security. Connectivity options on the device include 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2, microUSB port, and 3.5mm headphone jack. The phone runs on Android 8.1 Oreo operating system based ColorOS 5.0. The device drives power from a 3,400mAh battery.