Chinese smartphone maker launched its latest mid range device, the Oppo F7 in India yesterday. Oppo has launched the smartphone with a 25MP front facing camera and a notch display. The company has emphasized on the AI technology used in the Oppo F7 in every part of the smartphone. The smartphone comes with a large display with a notch on the top part of the display just like we saw on the iPhone X.

Oppo has used the MediaTek MTK P20 octa-core SoC running at a 2.0 GHz with AI features equipped to power the camera. Oppo has also used the AI core from the processor on other parts of the firmware apart from the camera on the Oppo F7.

Oppo F7

Oppo F7 Full Specifications

Key Specifications Oppo F7
Display 6.23-inch IPS LCD 19:9 ratio
Screen Resolution FHD+ 1080×2280 pixels
Operating System Android 8.0 Oreo
Processor Octa-core
Chipset MediaTek Helio P20
GPU Mali-G72 MP3 GPU
RAM 4GB/6GB
Internal Storage 64GB/128GB
Expandable Storage Yes. Up to 256GB
Primary Camera 16 MP, f/1.8, phase detection auto focus, LED flash
Secondary Camera 25 MP, f/2.0
Video Recording 1080p@30fps
Battery 3,400mAh
4G VoLTE Yes
Dimensions 156 x 75.3 x 7.8 mm
Weight 158 g
Sim Card Type Dual SIM (Nano)
Price 4GB/64GB- Rs. 21,990

6GB/128GB- Rs. 26,999

Oppo F7 Physical Overview

The Oppo F7 comes with a different design compared to the design which Oppo provided in its recent smartphones. The smartphone comes with a full-screen display which has a notch on the top just like the iPhone X and a comparatively thick chin. The smartphone comes with 19:9 display aspect ratio which helps the notch to get removed while watching the media content so nothing gets cropped out.

The smartphone has a glass back panel for a glossy back and the fingerprint sensor is placed in the center. The smartphone doesn’t sport a dual camera setup at the rear or at the front, which may disappoint some users as most devices in this price range are being launched with a dual camera setup.

Oppo F7 Unique Selling Points

Notch Display

Oppo F7

The Oppo F7 comes with a 6.23 inch display with FHD+ (2280 x 1080 pixels) resolution and LTPS IPS panel. The display has a notch at the top part which includes the front facing 25MP camera and other necessary sensors. The notch provides an extended view which feels amazing to watch at. Although the notch disappears when watching the multimedia on this smartphone so nothing is cropped out of the content.

Selfie camera – 25MP with AI

The Oppo F7 comes with a 25MP front-facing camera with a lot of AI enhancements for selfies. The smartphone captures perfect selfies using the AI Beauty mode and HDR technology. The device uses AI Beauty Technology 2.0 to create enhanced selfies.

The Vivid mode brings the pictures to life by adding natural colors to the selfies which are recognized by the AI. The front-facing camera also comes with AR stickers which can be put directly on your face during live photography. The camera also changes between 16 modes according to the scenery.

Oppo F7 FAQ

Question: How is the display on Oppo F7?

Oppo F7

Answer: The Oppo F7 comes with a 6.23 inch display with a notch at the top part which includes the sensors and the front-facing camera. The display comes with a 19:9 aspect ratio with 2280 x 1080 pixels resolution and decent pixel density. Due to its aspect ratio, nothing is cropped while watching videos and the notch is not visible.

Question: How is the selfie camera on the Oppo F7?

Oppo F7

Answers: The Oppo F7 comes with a 25MP camera at the front for amazing selfies. The front facing camera comes with an AI Beauty technology to enhance the selfies and make them better. The camera comes with a f/2.0 aperture to capture bright selfies in every lighting condition.

Question: What are the sensors on the Oppo F7?

Answer: The Oppo F7 comes with all the basic sensors you need in a smartphone including the Magnetic sensor, Light sensor, Proximity sensor and G-Sensor.

Question: What version of Android does the Oppo F7 come with?

Answer: The device comes with Android 8.1 Oreo running out of the box with the OEM’s ColorOS 5.0 skinned on top.

Oppo F7 Things We Like

  • 6.23-inch 19:9 full HD+ display
  • 25MP selfie camera

Oppo F7 Things We Dislike

  • No rear dual camera setup
  • No 4K recording

Conclusion

The Oppo F7 is a decent smartphone in the mid range segment, especially for users who want a big display and a powerful selfie camera. However, some users may be disappointed with the lack of a dual camera setup that is found on other devices in this price range. If you are okay with the lack of dual camera setup, this is definitely a good option for you as the display is vivid, performance is good and the device feels good in one hand despite coming with a big display.