Finally! The notch continues even with the Oppo F7. Recently, the Chinese company launched this new Oppo smartphone into the market with the notch on top as in Huawei P20 Pro. Moreover, the Oppo F7 display is now a bezel-less display with a 19:9 aspect ratio, thus letting you have a view at the super full-screen display. The glossy paint finish of the Oppo handset makes it stand out of crowd. There are quite a few mid-range handsets that have this glossy finish. Maintaining the company’s fame as a selfie expert, the Oppo F7 camera now holds an advanced sensor that can shoot pretty impressive selfies. Considering its design and features offered, It is said to be the best Apple iPhone X alternative smartphones providing great value. So, let us see further in detail of whether It has got all features that match up with the latest trend smartphone or is it lacking in any detail.
Boasting 6.23-inches Full HD display, the Oppo F7 launched with the Apple iPhone X notch design. While the iPhone X notch is a bit bigger, the Oppo preferred to reduce its size. Thanks to the full HD Plus resolution that makes the screen look sharper. On the rear end, there is a glass-like design with a fingerprint scanner and a rear camera. The bottom end houses a micro USB port along with a 3.5mm headphone jack. A matter of disappointment with the Oppo F5 design is its plastic build that makes the device look and feels cheaper than it is. However, the bigger screen with a notch that houses a front camera and an earpiece gives it a premium look all over.
Being a selfie-centric smartphone, the Oppo F7 camera now packs in a 25MP front snapper of f/2.2 aperture. This is the main highlight of the device. The AI beauty feature included has the capability to identify how much beautification is required to make the pictures look better. Though it is done automatically, still there is an option to manually adjust the level of beautification. The rear end houses a 16MP camera of f/1.8 aperture and manages to capture natural looking photos in bright light conditions. There is even an option of expert mode that can let to adjust ISO, white balance, shutter speed and more. For a surprise, the Oppo F7 doesn’t render its support for 4K video recording. The Oppo F7 in Dubai is powered by a MediaTek Helio P60 SoC which is an octa-core chipset. This is the same chipset that houses Oppo R15. It renders similar performance as Qualcomm processor thus making it effective even in the mid-range series.
The processor is coupled with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. It further has a dedicated AI processing engine that helps work the facial recognition feature. The face unlock can only work to unlock the device. For quick authentication and for unlocking different apps, there is a fingerprint scanner on the rear end that works effectively. Another variant of Oppo F7 features 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. Also, find these 7 best smartphones that feature 6GB RAM. Furthermore, the latest Oppo F7 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo straight out of the box with an Oppo ColorOS 5.0 UI. When compared to the Vivo V9 battery, the Oppo F7 battery is said to give a pretty decent battery life. It packs in a 3400mAh battery that can last for an entire day despite heavy usage.
While many are waiting for the Oppo F7 release date UAE, it has already made its appearance into the UAE market recently. It is made available in stores from April 27th in different shades including Diamond Black, Moonlight Silver and Solar Red. Being a good upgrade over the Oppo F5 both in terms of performance and battery, Oppo F7 has easily made to the list of best smartphones of 2018. As for the Oppo F7 price in UAE, the 4GB/64GB variant is set for AED 1249 and the 6GB/128GB variant is available for AED 1599.