Keeping up with the IPL 2018 fever, Oppo has launched it’s very recent the Oppo F7 Diamond Black: Cricket Limited Edition in the country. These limited-edition units would be made available across Oppo retail stores and Flipkart from May 14. The price of the smartphone would be fixed at ₹21,990, same as that of the standard model. Three units of the new Oppo F7 Diamond Black: Cricket Limited Edition would also have signatures of cricketers like Hardik Pandya, R. Ashwin, and Rohit Sharma, while the remaining units would have their fancy case cover. Also, these cricketers have been recently announced as the brand ambassadors of Oppo, and announcing this model during IPL is definitely a clever strategy to lure fans. Also, this limited edition model would come with the 4GB RAM and 64GB storage configurations.
Talking of specifications, they remain similar to the standard model, and this limited edition Oppo F7 Cricket variant comes only in Diamond Black finish. The Oppo F7 also comes in 6GB of RAM and 128GB of inbuilt storage for the price of ₹26,990. Also, the 6GB variant is only available in Solar Red and Diamond Black options and was first launched in India in March.
Regarding this latest edition, Will Yang, Brand Director, OPPO India, regarded in a statement, that, “In India, cricket is not considered a sport but a religion. The eternal love for cricket in India is undying. Keeping these things in mind, we have always come up with new and exciting editions to fulfill the needs of our consumers. With the F7 Cricket Limited Edition, we hope that this phone will resonate more with the audiences and be flaunting a device with the signature of our sports brand ambassadors would be an honor for our customers”.
Oppo F7 price and specifications in India:
The dual-SIM (Nano) Oppo F7 is backed by ColorOS 5.0, based on Android 8.1 Oreo. The smartphone bears a 6.23-inch full-HD+ (1080×2280 pixels) Full Screen 2.0 display with a 19:9 aspect ratio. Also, it is powered by a 64-bit MediaTek Helio P60 octa-core SoC coupled with either 4GB or 6GB of RAM depending on the variant.
The Oppo F7 sports 16-megapixel rear camera with a f/1.8 aperture and AI scene recognition features, while it bears a 25-megapixel front camera (Sony IMX576 sensor) with a f/2.0 aperture and real-time HDR capabilities. The company is also touting the AI Beauty 2.0 app which scans 296 facial recognition points – a 20 percent improvement from the first-generation technology, and this, as per the claims by the company allows for more precise and accurate facial recognition capabilities. Oppo also adds that the app can now detect a person’s age, gender, skin color, and skin type differences for up to four individual subjects in much greater detail.
The smartphone also witnesses 64GB or 128GB of inbuilt storage depending on the variant, expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB) with its own dedicated card slot. Connectivity options include Oppo F7 including 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB OTG, and GPS/ A-GPS. Sensors on board include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, and proximity sensor. Also, it bears a fingerprint sensor on the rear panel and supports a ‘facial unlock’ feature. The Oppo F7 is also powered by 3400mAh battery rated to deliver up to 33.5 hours of music playback, measuring 156×75.3×7.8mm, and weighing 158 grams.