As everything was expected, the Chinese smart phone manufacturer Oppo finally went official with their upcoming flagship phone Find 7. Apart from just announcing it officially, the company also lifted the curtains off from the specifications, pricing as well as the availability of the phone. As rumours suggested earlier, the Find 7 will be coming in 2 different variants, however, the difference between the specifications won’t be too drastic. The Oppo Find 7 will be the first ever smart phone to come with a 5.5 inch display that will be offering QHD resolution, and an amazing pixel density of 538ppi.
According to Oppo, the ability to push all the pixels in a 5.5 inch display was granted by a technology known as Super Screen 2.0. As obvious as it can get, the whole display is covered by Gorilla Glass 3 that will provide extra protection against scratches and scuff marks to the screen, in addition to that, users will also be able to use the phones with their wet hands.As for the other specifications, Oppo Find 7 packs a quad core Snapdragon 801 clocked at 2.5 gigahertz, there’s a 3 gigs of RAM and Adreno 330 GPU to help with all the heavy lifting in 3D gaming and applications. There will also be 32 GB on board memory, luckily, Oppo decided to add a micro SD card slot as well this time. Oppo Find 7 will be coming with a 13 mega pixel rear camera, those who are interested, Oppo is using Sony IMX214 CMOS that features a F/2.0 lens. Now, as speculated before, the phone won’t be coming with a 50 mega pixel camera, but there’s a catch in this one too. The camera comes with a technology called Super Zoom, what it does is it takes 10 individual pictures and then combine them resulting in on 50 mega pixel picture. The camera also happens to shoot videos at 4K resolution, as well as slow-mo videos at 720p with a frame rate of 120 frames per second. On the front, there’s a 5 mega pixel camera for video calling and self photography. There will be a 3,000 mAh battery providing the juice for the hardware
Oppo has also included a really marvelous looking LED light on the bottom of the phone that will serve as notification light for all the incoming messages, calls and emails, the light will also be utilised by third party apps that will support the notifications.
Oppo is also releasing a slightly less powerful version of the Find 7. This version will have the same screen size, but the resolution is now toned down to FHD instead of QHD. Under the hood, the phone will be having a quad care Snapdragon 801, the four Kraits will be clocked at 2.3 gigahertz respectively, there’s 2 gigs of RAM and 16 GB of on board storage that will be expandable via micro SD card. As for the camera, Oppo decided there won’t be any changes. All the hardware will be powered by a 2,800 mAh, Oppo came up with a new technology known as VOOC, according to the company, this technology will allow the phone get a charging level of 75 percent in just 30 minutes, which is quite impressive given the battery capacity.
Oppo Find 7 will be running ColourOS 1.2 out of the box. Oppo also decided to pay some attention to the audio department and the phone now comes with MaxxAudio speakers, according to the company, the speakers will be capable of delivering a great bass. Apart from that, the phone will also have an app to tune the speakers, the app will be known as MaxxEq.
As compared to other flagship phones, Oppo has priced both the variants very generously. The QHD variant will be costing 3,498 CNY/$565. Moving on, the FHD version will come for 2,998 CNY/$480. The full HD version of the Find 7 is going on sale tomorrow, as for the QHD variant, it will be available in May or June.
Oppo also came up with a wrist band called O-Band. The wrist band will be able to track your sleeping patterns, it will also remind you of the notifications you’ve missed and can record fitness data. There’s also a vibration alarm built right into the O-Band. You can check out the whole gallery of the phone below.
What do you think about the Oppo’s upcoming Find 7. Do you think it will be enough to go head to head against the current flagships? Let us know.