In September, OPPO had launched the Helio P60 chipset powered OPPO A7X smartphone in China. Today, the Chinese manufacturer has launched the OPPO A7 smartphone with less powerful Snapdragon 450 chipset in multiple Asian markets such as China, Nepal and Sir Lanka. It is also equipped with a waterdrop notch display and an impressive battery.
The OPPO A7 for China has a glossy finish for the back panel whereas the non-Chinese edition of the smartphone has a textured appeal. Measuring 155.9 x 75.4 x 8.1mm and weighing 168 grams, the OPPO A7 mid-range phone houses a 6.2-inch IPS LCD notch screen that offers a screen space of 88.3 percent. The big display has anti-reflective coating and Corning Gorilla Glass protection.
The 1.8 GHz Snapdragon 450 SoC and 4 GB of RAM powers the OPPO A7. The native storage of the phone is 64 GB. It carries support for microSD card. In some of the other countries, the smartphone is equipped another model that includes 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of inbuilt storage.
The 13-megapixel + 2-megapixel horizontal dual camera setup is present on the rear of OPPO A7. It can capture studio-quality portrait shots with bokeh effect through AI beauty technology. For capturing vivid videos, it carries support for multi-frame image stabilization technology. The HDR mode enabled 16-megapixel wide-angle lens is fitted inside the front notch of the phone. The handset includes support for AR stickers.
The ColorOS 5.2 based Android 8.1 Oreo OS is available preloaded on the phone. It includes a huge battery of 4,230mAh battery. The handset features AI battery management for extending its battery performance. The other features that are available on the OPPO A7 are 4G VoLTE, support for dual SIM cards, Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, USB OTG, microUSB 2.0, GPS and 3.5mm headphone jack.
Oppo A7 Price and Release Date
The OPPO A7 costs 1,599 Yuan in China. The reservations for the smartphone have started on the official OPPO shop online store in the home market. The handset is scheduled to hit the market on Nov. 22 at 10 AM. It can be availed in colors like Fresh Pink, Lake Light Green and Amber Gold.
In other regions, the OPPO A7 comes in Glaring Gold and Glaze Blue colors. Rumors have it that the smartphone will be announced in India on Nov. 22.