Back in May Oppo announced their new R7 Plus. It’s a handset with a 6″ 1080 x 1920 (~367 ppi) screen and measures in at 158 x 82 x 7.8 mm giving you a 80% screen-to-body ratio. Now the OPPO R7 Plus has been launched in Southeast Asian markets too.
Running Android v5.1 / Color OS 2.1, it’s powered by a Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 octa-core CPU, which has four cores at 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 and four at 1 GHz.
On board you get 3GB RAM and 32GB of storage with a microSD slot for up to 128GB more. There’s two cameras. The back one is a 13 megapixel primary with Schneider-Kreuznach optics, laser autofocus and dual-LED flash. The front one is an 8 megapixel unit. You can also expect a fingerprint sensor, WiFi, GPS and Bluetooth. The handset is built using a magnesium-aluminum alloy unibody and Oppo have given it a premium, quality feel with 48 polishing processes.
As for the battery, it’s a 4,100mAh unit which should, according to Oppo, see you using the phone for two days straight. There’s also a clever VOOC Flash Charging solution which gives “2 hours of conversation after only 5 minutes of charging”.
Get further details in the press release below.
Bigger is Better: The OPPO R7 Plus Hits International Markets
Shenzhen, August 21st, 2015 – The ever-evolving smartphone brand OPPO is back with a new flagship model and powerful contender for the mid-range market, the OPPO R7 Plus, launched on August 18th in Southeast Asian markets soon after China sales commenced. A tour de force of a device that packs in a high-capacity battery, the revolutionary VOOC charging system and a first-class camera, the R7 Plus is set to follow in the footsteps of its sister smartphone, the R7, which saw pre-orders sold out in Indonesia, Malaysia and Taiwan and boosted OPPO’s share of China’s offline markets to second to that of Apple (Sino Marketing Research Agency). Packing enormous
punch into a grand but slim body, the R7 Plus is sure to beef up OPPO’s positioning in the mid-range market.
A bigger 6-inch screen on a slim body
Even with a 6-inch display, the R7 Plus has a slender build and is light in the hand. It is almost the same size as the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus, with dimensions of 158 x 82.3 x 7.75mm at a weight of only 195g. The smartphone boasts an edge-to-edge design and 80% screen-to-body ratio that allows users to maximize their use of the massive and vibrant 1080p AMOLED display, whose lower power consumption adds valuable time to the battery life. A massive screen, metallic body and refined dimensions work together to create the perfect viewing surface.
The slim design doesn’t mean a weak body, though – its magnesium-aluminum alloy unibody is a sleek brick of tough steel that nonetheless sits naturally in the palm. The R7 Plus embodies the same design heritage as its sister smartphone, the R7, and is also cultivated after a painstaking 48 polishing processes to ensure that the final product continues the brand’s legacy of integrity and artistry.
Higher battery capacity with VOOC Flash Charging solution
The R7 Plus comes equipped with a 4,100mAh lithium-polymer battery, one of the most powerful and generous options available today, it is capable of powering normal smartphone use for up to 2 days. Coupled with OPPO’s own lightning-fast VOOC Flash Charging solution, users can power 2 hours of conversation after only 5 minutes of charging. VOOC Flash Charging is one of the world’s most rapid and powerful charging solutions, guaranteeing that consumers are never cut off from their lives, not even for a moment.
Capturing fleeting moments with Flash Shot
OPPO smartphones are already known for their stellar camera and fantastic imaging platform, Pure Image. The R7 Plus additionally offers the exclusive Flash Shot technology, which is bundled along with an advanced laser autofocus system and standard Contrast Detection Autofocus (AF) to perfectly capture images even when taken quickly. This is further aided by OPPO’s unique anti-shake optimization feature, which takes multiple photos in succession and then selects the clearest option of the bunch, thus presenting the user with a quality result.
Hardware and design accents complete the total package
Packing 3GB of RAM, the R7 Plus’s superior hardware specs and octa-core processor also mean that app performance has been given a major boost. The fingerprint sensor is on the back, a far more intuitive placement than the traditional slide-based fingerprint sensors. With a 32GB ROM and the possibility to expand storage space up to 128GB using a microSD card, the R7 Plus offers more than enough space and dynamic functionality to ensure a flawless and exciting user experience.