OPPO A7 Released with Waterdrop Notch and 4,230mAh Battery

OPPO has launched the A7 — a new mobile device that comes with the remarkable HyperBoost technology for smooth gaming, waterdrop notch, a Snapdragon 450 chipset,  a massive 4,230-mAh battery, among other exciting offerings. The announcement is coming on the heels of a lot of rumors and leaks last month about its specs and features.

While the phone was released at multiple markets with a promo page, its starting prices and date of availability are only known for the Chinese market.

OPPO A7

OPPO A7 Key Specs

  • 2-inch In-Cell HD+ display at 1520 by 720 pixel
  • 3GB/4GB RAM
  • 32GB/64GB built-in storage (expandable via microSD up to 256GB)
  • 8GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450
  • Adreno 506 GPU
  • 16MP f/2.0 front camera
  • 13MP f/2.2 + 2MP f/2.4 rear cameras with LED Flash
  • 4G LTE
  • Dual SIM, Dual Standby
  • Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo
  • WiFi 2.4GHz 802.11 a/b/g/n
  • Fingerprint scanner
  • 4,230mAh battery
  • ColorOS 5.2 (Android 8.1 Oreo)

The OPPO A7 sports a 6.2-inch display, 1520 by 720-pixel resolution, and 19:9 aspect ratio. Just like many devices released by the brand lately, the A7 also offers a waterdrop notch. The model that will be introduced in China will have 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage; but in other markets, such as Nepal, there will be a 32 GB option as well.

The primary (rear) shooter setup comprises 13 MP + 2 MP, while the more remarkable camera is the front-facing selfie snapper that has 16 MP, along with many AI features, such as a special 8 MP Beauty shot. The OPPO A7 runs on ColorOS 5.2 and has a huge 4,230-mAh battery.

Oppo A7 Complete Specifications

Design

  • Dimensions: 155.9 by 75.4 by 8.1mm
  • Weight: 168 g
  • Colors: Dazzling Gold, Glazing Blue, Rose Pink

Display

  • Size: 6.2”, 95.9 cm2
  • Resolution: 720 by 1520 px, 19:9 aspect ratio (about 271 PPI density)
  • Type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Multitouch: Yes
  • Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 3

Network Properties

  • 2G: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • 3G: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
  • 4GBand: LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500) – V1 and LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500) – V2

SIM Type

  • Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Hardware and Software

  • Chipset: Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450 (14 nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53
  • GPU: Adreno 506
  • RAM: 3/4 GB
  • Internal Storage: 32/64 GB
  • External Storage: microSD, expandable up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
  • OS: Android v8.1 (Oreo) & Color OS 5.2

Camera

  • Dual Rear Camera Setup: 13 MP, f/2.2, AF + 2 MP, f/2.4, depth sensor, LED flash, HDR, panorama, [email protected] (video)
  • Front-facing Camera: 16 MP, f/2.0, HDR

Connectivity

  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, hotspot, WiFi Direct
  • Bluetooth: 4.2, A2DP, LE
  • USB: microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
  • GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS

Battery

  • Battery Capacity: Li-Ion 4230mAh battery (Non-removable)

Multimedia

  • Video Support: MP4/H.264/FLAC player
  • Music Support: MP3/eAAC+/WAV player
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 5mm jack: Yes
  • FM Radio: Yes

Miscellaneous

  • Messaging: SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
  • Browser: HTML5
  • Photo viewer/editor
  • Document viewer

OPPO A7 Pricing and Availability

This latest release will go for CNY1,599 ($230 or €200) and can now be pre-ordered in China. But its price in Nepal, NPR35,790 ($310 or €270), is much higher than this. The smartphone will be offered in 3 colours: Glaze Blue, Dazzling Gold, and Powder Pink. The availability of these variants is market-dependent, so some countries will not get all variants.

Posted by Deji

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