After weeks of leaked images and advertisements from OPPO, the company finally cleared the air and unveiled the OPPO R819 – A quad core device with a very slim body measuring just 7.3mm. After the huge success of the OPPO Find 5 throughout the globe, the Chinese company would hope to recreate the same with this new device.
This new device from OPPO would come with a screen sized 4.7 inches, which would pack an adequate resolution of 1280×720 pixels. Upon calculation of the pixel density, we were returned with an impressive figure of 312.
The R819 comes with a Mediatek MT6589 which might be a little disappointing for loyal fans, who expected a Qualcomm processor. However, the device presents itself as a mid-ranger, and there is enough beneath the hood for the same. The MT6589 would be the regular 1.2 GHz version, and not the turbo 1.5 GHz one.
The quad core processor would be coupled with 1GB of RAM, which would suffice for most users in the market. 1GB of RAM should allow for a decent multitasking experience, and smooth UI transitions, without stutters/lags.
On the storage front, the R819 comes with 16GB of on-board memory which sounds impressive. There’s no word on a microSD expansion slot yet, but given the sleek frame, we are made to believe that the device would give it a miss.
The imaging department would be taken care of by an 8MP rear unit (Sony Exmor sensor) which will come equipped with LED flash as well as BSI, so low light photography shouldn’t be a problem. On the front, the device will come with a 2MP unit which is more than sufficient.
The phone will come with an average sized battery of 2000mAh which should be good enough for a maximum of one day.
The phone would be available with Android v4.2.1 pre-installed, and there will be a choice of 3 ROMs to users, including the traditional OPPO ROM, the Color ROM (aka Firefly ROM) and a generic AOSP build without any customizations whatsoever. The device will also come powered with DLNA and Wi-Fi display for easy content sharing.