Oppo R7, R7 Plus unveiled with unibody metal built and Color OS 2.1 skin

Oppo R7, R7 Plus unveiled with unibody metal built and Color OS 2.1 skin

Oppo Mobile on Tuesday hosted a press event in Beijing where it unveiled the Oppo R7 and Oppo R7 Plus flagships. Both the smartphones feature unibody metal design and run on Android 4.4 KitKat operating system with Color OS 2.1 skin on top.

The Oppo R7 and R7 Plus have metallic body that has been designed with the concept of “free curves” to offer curved edges and smooth brushed steel finish on the entire frame. The front side of both the smartphones sport a 2.5D curved glass, while their rear side has a soft-touch metal cover.

Both the new smartphones have 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 chipset (MSM8939) with four cores of 1.5GHz and four additional cores of 1GHz Cortex A53 CPUs, Adreno 405 GPU and 3GB of RAM. There is a 13-megapixel rear camera sensor with Schneider-Kreuznach optics and f/2.2 lens. An 8-megapixel front camera sensor is also available to let users capture their selfies.

Oppo R7 and Oppo R7 Plus

Oppo R7 and Oppo R7 Plus

The Oppo R7 has a 5-inch 1080p AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. There is 16G on-board storage along with microSD card support for expansion up to 128GB. It packs a 2,320mAh battery that supports the company’s proprietary VOOC flash charging technology to deliver two-hour talk time with five-minute of charging time.

The Oppo R7 Plus, on the other hand, features a 6-inch edge-to-edge AMOLED display with 1080p resolution. There is 32GB expandable storage and the smartphone has a fingerprint sensor to offer secure locking support. It packs a 4,100mAh battery with VOOC charging technology.

Both the smartphones have Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, A-GPS and a microUSB port with USB OTG support. There is dual-SIM card option but users can either use a secondary SIM card or a microSD card. Besides, there is 4G LTE support on a range of FDD and TDD LTE bands.

The Oppo R7 comes with a price tag of CNY 2,499 (approximately Rs. 26,000), while the Oppo R7 Plus is priced at CNY 2,999 that comes close to Rs. 31,000. Both the smartphones will be available for purchase in China starting tomorrow and will reach global markets later next month.

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