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Oppo F7 India launch live updates: Specifications, pricing and availability announcement

Oppo F7 has been launched today with prices starting at Rs 21,990.

  • Updated: March 26, 2018 1:52 PM IST
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Oppo today launched its F7 flagship smartphone in India. The Oppo F7 is a successor to the Oppo F5, and brings in a line of premium features including an edge-to-edge display and AI-enabled cameras. The attention worthy features include the top notch, similar to the Apple iPhone X, and a competitive pricing to counter the likes of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro and Vivo V9.

The company announced the Oppo F7, along with its 128GB storage model. Indian cricketers Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya and Ravichandran Ashwin were also present to launch the smartphone. Follow our live blog below to know about the latest details on pricing and availability of the Oppo F7.

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That’s all folks. Stay tuned to BGR.in website for the latest news and updates from the world of technology.

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Oppo F7 launched in India. Price starts at Rs 21,990. Read all the details on specifications and availability here – https://bit.ly/2pG1qmk

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Launch day offers include 5 percent discount on use of ICICI cards, zero cost EMI, Jio offer with 120GB data and Rs 1,200 cashback, and one-year free screen replacement.

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Oppo F7 will be available through a flash sale on April 2, 2018. It will be available exclusively via Flipkart. Standard sales will begin from April 9, 2018.

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Oppo F7 is priced at Rs 21,990 for the 4GB RAM version and Rs 26,990 for the 6GB RAM model.

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Indian cricketers Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya and Ravichandran Ashwin are on stage to reveal the Oppo F7.

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Time for the price reveal.

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Oppo announces the Oppo F7 Diamond Black Edition.

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Oppo F7 comes with Face Unlock, in addition to the fingerprint sensor at the back.

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Oppo F7 specs –
6.23-inch FHD+ display
64-bit octa-core MTKP20 SoC
4GB/6GB of RAM
64GB/128GB of internal storage
25-megapixel front camera
16-megapixel rear camera
3,400mAh battery
Android 8.1 with Color OS 5.0

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Oppo F7 comes with a 6.23-inch Full HD+ display with 19:9 aspect ratio. There is a familiar notch at the top.

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The Oppo F7 rear camera also supports AI scene recognition, Portrait Mode, and Vivid Mode.

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AR Stickers are also available for fun selfies.

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The software comes with AI Memory which allows the device to remember your beautification solutions so every time you don’t have to set it manually.

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The Beauty 2.0 also supports beautification for multiple people in a single frame.

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Coming back to the Oppo F7, the Beauty 2.0 software tool has been enhanced to differentiate between the face of a man and a woman.

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BGR India reviewed the Oppo F5, the predecessor to the Oppo F7, and here’s what we had to say about the selfie-centric smartphone. https://twitter.com/oppomobileindia/status/978173147148115969

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Beauty 2.0 also scans arms and neck for a more thorough beautification in the selfie.

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Oppo F7 comes with Beauty 2.0. The newer software can scan over 296 facial feature spots for enhanced selfies.

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Rajiv Makhni is on stage to further talk about the Oppo F7 in detail.

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The sensor is also capable of showing you all the details in the preview for enhanced selfies.

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The Sony HDR sensor essentially captures an image in three formats – over-exposed, normal, and under-exposed to capture a rich final image.

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Oppo F7 is said to be the first smartphone to be equipped with a 25-megapixel Sony’s 576 sensor on the front.

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Oppo boasts 370 AI-related patents and has applied for over 20,000 patents in smartphone technology.

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Oppo has partnered Qualcomm for integrating 5G technology into future products.

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Oppo says it was the first brand to integrate AI in smartphone technology with the Oppo F5 in India.

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Oppo announces plans of entering the European market later this year.

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The launch event has started.

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If past rumors are anything to go by, we are likely to see the Oppo F7 powered by MediaTek Helio P60 octa-core SoC paired with up to 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage.

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As Oppo reveals, there will be three color choices for the Oppo F7 – Diamond Black, Moonlight Silver and Solar Red. It remains to be seen if there will be three variants based on features as rumored earlier.

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There appears to be the usual delay in the launch event. It is now expected to begin by 12:45 PM.

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Our colleague Ali Pardiwala is sending us the live updates from the launch event. Stay tuned for more information.

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While the Oppo F7 does get the iPhone X-like top notch, it retains the bottom bezel, as we can see from the images.

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In line with speculations, one of the key features of the Oppo F7 will be its selfie camera. Based on the pictures shared by the company, the Oppo F7 will include a 25-megapixel AI enabled front camera and also come with built-in Google Assistant.

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Oppo has started sharing pictures of the demo zone ahead of the announcement and most features appear confirmed looking at the Oppo F7 images.

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Oppo F7 launch event will kick start in a few minutes from now. You can find the details on live streaming link and more here – https://bit.ly/2uiL6gV

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  • Published Date: March 26, 2018 12:13 PM IST
  • Updated Date: March 26, 2018 1:52 PM IST