Oppo, the Chinese Electronics Manufacturer is now launching latest smartphones at the best price with improved features and specifications. The Chinese Phone maker has introduced various innovative handsets into the market so as to compete with its rival brands. Recently, the company has launched Oppo R5s, the slimmest smartphone in the month of August 2015, which is the successor of super slim R5. R7 is quite similar to Oppo R5 which comes in metal unibody. Here, we are presenting you the complete review of the currently launched handsets R7 Plus and R7 Lite and similarities among all these three smartphones. You can get the price, specifications and Pros & Cons of both the smartphones along with the improvisations done to the currently released handsets. Let’s take a look!
Oppo R7 Plus – Price & Availability
The Chinese Phone maker, Oppo has now launched two smart handsets in India and also announced the dates regarding their availability . Oppo R7 Plus is one among the Oppo’s latest launch. The new smartphone comes with a full metal unibody design which is similar to R7.
The company launched this new handset R7 Plus in India which is priced at Rs. 29,990. The R7 Plus smartphone is a dual SIM handset which will be available in the digital market starting September 10 across India. The dual SIM smartphone is available in two variant colors i.e., Gold and Silver.
Specifications of Oppo R7 Plus
Oppo R7 Plus is quite similar to the previous handset R7 in terms of design and material. Also it is a dual SIM smartphone which is packed with advanced specifications. The device comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Here are the complete specifications of the latest metal-clad smartphone R7 Plus.
Thickness: R7 Plus is designed with a metal unibody that gives an elegant look to the smartphone and the elegance is enhanced by its slim size which is measured at just 7.8mm thick and it weighs 155 gram..
RAM: The device is paired with 3GB of RAM.
Internal Storage: The handset sports 32GB of internal storage and it can be expanded using a microSD card slot, which fits in one of the hybrid nano-SIM card slots.
Display: It sports a 6-inch full HD AMOLED display which has a very big-screen, but amazingly, it does not seem that huge unless you hold it in your hands.
Resolution: R7 Plus packs with a screen resolution of 1920 x 1080p which is similar to Oppo R5s.
Processor: The device is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 SoC which has an octa-core processor.
Battery: The Oppo R7 Plus comes with a massive 4,100 mAh battery which is more than R5s and Oppo R7. Undoubtedly, after a full charge it lasts for the whole day. R7 Plus also uses VOOC flash charge technology that takes only 30 minutes to get charged from zero to 50%.
Camera: The handset is packed with 13MP rear camera which uses laser AF technology so as to enhance focus acquisition speeds. On the front, the device comes with an 8MP camera.
Connectivity: In terms of connectivity, the smartphone comes with a hybrid dual-Nano SIM card slot that can support the following connectivity option:
- Wi-Fi 802.11ac
- Wi-fi Direct
- Bluetooth 4.0LE
- GPS with A-GPS and GLONASS
Operating System: Oppo R7 Plus uses its own proprietary ColorOS 2.1 which is latched on to Android 5.1 Lollipop. ColorOS 2.1 is used to bring lot more enhancements while device booting, app loading times, etc.
Finger-Print Sensor: This is the new feature of R7 Plus that comes with a finger-print sensor on the rear side right below the camera unit in the centre on the back of the handset.
Color: The device is exclusively available in two variants such as Gold and Silver.
Pros of Oppo R7 Plus
- Fast Charging Technology (VOOC)
- Large vibrant display
- Good Camera Performance
- Much easy User interface (who are familiar with pure Android)
Cons of Oppo R7 Plus
- Not comfortable to hold
- Metal unibody might be slippery
Oppo R7 Lite – Price & Availability
The Oppo R7 Lite is the other smartphone which has been launched by the Chinese smartphone manufacturers in India along with the Oppo R7 Plus. The R7 Lite is a new addition to the R7 smartphone series which is slightly toned-down version and low-powered version of R7. Oppo has also employed a full metal unibody design for Oppo R7 Lite similar to R7 Plus and comes with a slim body.
At the first glance, Oppo R7 Lite looks too sleek and it is very fragile which can be easily handled with single hand. The device which is launched in India is priced at Rs. 17,990. The R7 Lite which is launched in India will be available in the market from September 25 and the device will be offered only in Gold color variant.
Specifications of Oppo R7 Lite
Thickness: R7 Lite is also designed with a metal unibody which is very sleek in size. The device is measured at just 6.3mm thick.
RAM: The device is paired with 2GB of RAM which is quite less than R7 Plus.
Internal Storage: The handset sports 16GB of internal storage and it can be expanded using a microSD card slot, which fits in one of the hybrid nano-SIM card slot configuration.
Display: The dual-SIM Oppo R7 Lite sports a 5-inch HD AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection.
Resolution: The Oppo R7 Lite packs with a screen resolution of 1280 x 720p.
Processor: The device is also powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 SoC having the octa-core processor.
Battery: The Oppo R7 Lite comes with a 2320mAh battery that supports Qualcomm QuickCharge feature which also paired with VOOC charging mechanism that provides speedy phone charging.
Camera: Just like R7 Plus, R7 Lite handset is also packed with 13MP rear camera, but it uses phase-detect AF system in order to ensure quick focus acquisition speed and an 8MP front camera.
Connectivity: In terms of connectivity, the smartphone comes with a hybrid dual-Nano SIM card configuration that can support the following connectivity option:
- Bluetooth 4.0LE
- GPS with A-GPS and GLONASS
Operating System: Oppo R7 Lite uses its own proprietary ColorOS 2.1 which is latched on to Android 5.1 Lollipop. ColorOS 2.1 is used to bring lot more enhancements while device booting, app loading times, etc.
Color: The device is exclusively available only in Gold color variant.
Pros of Oppo R7 Lite
- Thin Metal unibody
- Easier to hold with single hand
- Affordable Price
Cons of Oppo R7 Lite
- No NFC
- Less RAM compared to R7 Plus
Similarities – Oppo R7 and Oppo R7 Plus
Oppo R7 is a smartphone launched by Oppo in the month of May and the recently launched Oppo R7 Lite is quite Similar to Oppo R7. Hence, we are comparing the Oppo R7 and Oppo R7 Plus in terms of price, specifications, performance, storage and display.
Oppo R7 Oppo R7 Plus
Operating System Android 5.1 Android 5.1 Lollipop
Display 5-inch 1920x1080p AMOLED 6-inch 1920x1080p AMOLED
Thickness 6.3 mm 8 mm
Processor 1.5 GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 1.5 GHz octa-core Qual Snapdragon 615
RAM 3 GB 3 GB
Internal Storage 16 GB (supports microSD card) 32 GB (supports microSD card)
Rear Camera 13 MP camera 13 MP camera laser auto-focus
Front Camera 8 MP camera 8 MP camera
Battery 2320 mAh battery 4100 mAh battery
The above given are the similarities between Oppo R7 and Oppo R7 Plus handsets. Oppo R7 Lite is is a new addition to the R7 smartphone series which is slightly toned-down version and low-powered version of R7. All the specs of Oppo R7 Lite are similar to Oppo R7 except RAM in which R7 Lite sports 2 GB of RAM and the rear camera of R7 Lite uses phase-detect AF system which is lacking in R7.
These are the details about the two smartphones launched by the Chinese Smartphone manufacturers Oppo. Now, you might have got an idea about the two metal unibody handsets R7 Plus and R7 Lite, their price, key specifications, pros and cons and the availability of both the smartphones. Hope this guide helps you to find the similarities, variations and positives and negatives of Oppo R7 Plus and Oppo R7 Lite.