Oppo has hogged all the limelight this time. Recently it has announced the Oppo R15 and Oppo R15 Dream Mirror Edition in China, known to be running on Android 8.1 Oreo. Also, while the Oppo R15 comes in color variants of Snow White, Hot Red, and Star Purple for CNY 2,999 i.e. around ₹30,800, the Oppo R15 Dream Mirror Edition in Dream Mirror Red version would be available at CNY 3,299 which roughly amounts to ₹33,900, and the Ceramic Edition priced at CNY 3,499 or ₹35,900. Along with this, the new Oppo R15 handsets would go on sale in China starting April 1 and are already available for pre-orders. However, details about their launch and availability in India are yet to emerge.
Specs and features of Oppo R15, Oppo R15 Dream Mirror Edition:
The Oppo R15 and Oppo R15 Dream Mirror Edition both boasts of an AI Intelligent Scene Recognition technology that is touted to recognize 16 scenes and 120 multi-scene combinations. Along with this, there is an inbuilt AI chip that enables AI portraits and can scan as many as 296 feature points on a face through a pre-loaded AI smart beauty feature. While the Oppo R15 Dream Mirror Ceramic Edition also has a ceramic back, the other two feature glass backs. A fingerprint sensor is found on the back rear.
Other intricacies of the dual-SIM (Nano) Oppo R15 and Oppo R15 Dream Mirror Edition boasts of a 6.28-inch (1080×2280 pixels) full-HD+ OLED display with 19:9 aspect ratio, backed by Android 8.1 Oreo-based ColorOS 5.0. Also, both of these have dual rear camera setups and a 20-megapixel camera front camera sensor with a f/2.0 aperture lens. There is 128GB of onboard storage, which is again expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB) in a hybrid configuration.
Of course, certain distinctions are also found between the two devices. In terms of major distinctions, the Oppo R15 is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio P20 SoC, coupled with ARM Mali-G72 MP3 GPU and 6GB of RAM, while the Oppo R15 Dream Mirror Edition has a Snapdragon 660 SoC, paired with Adreno 512 GPU and 6GB of RAM. The Oppo R15 also has a 16-megapixel Sony IMX519 primary image sensor on the back with f/1.7 aperture and EIS and a 5-megapixel secondary image sensor.
In fact, The Oppo R15 Dream Mirror Edition, contrarily, has a 20-megapixel secondary image sensor, accompanying the 16-megapixel primary image sensor. Also, the Oppo R15 packs a 3450mAh battery, whereas the Oppo R15 Dream Mirror Edition has a 3400mAh battery. Both handsets support Oppo’s VOOC Flash Charging technology.
Talking about the connectivity options, the new Oppo smartphones have 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, and USB Type-C, weighing an overall 175 grams.