Metal-made Oppo R7 Plus launching soon in the US and Europe

Metal-made Oppo R7 Plus launching soon in the US and Europe
Back in June, Oppo released its R7 smartphone in the US, asking $399 for it (unlocked). Now, Oppo is getting ready to launch a larger version of the R7, aptly called R7 Plus. Both the R7 and R7 Plus have been available since May in China, but the latter is only now coming to the US and Europe.

While the R7 sports a 5-inch 1080p display, the R7 Plus is made for users who need extra-large smartphones, as it's offering a 6-inch display (with the same 1080 x 1920 pixel resolution).

Just like the R7, the Oppo R7 Plus is made out of metal (a magnesium-aluminum alloy, to be precise), and is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snadpragon 615 processor. The handset also comes with an 8 MP front-facing camera, a 13 MP rear camera, 3 GB of RAM, 32 GB of expandable internal memory, a 4100 mAh battery, and Color OS (based on Android Lollipop). Unfortunately, the R7 Plus doesn't support US LTE bands, but it's got HSPA+ (compatible with AT&T and T-Mobile).

At the moment, there's no word on how much the Oppo R7 Plus will cost in the US and Europe. However, the handset might be sold for around $470 unlocked, since that's how much it costs in China. Any takers?


source: Oppo via The Verge

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R7 Plus
  • Display 6.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 615, Octa-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB
  • Battery 4100 mAh

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15 Comments

1. gehrig

Posts: 423; Member since: Apr 17, 2014

iPhone 6 naming scheme iPhone 6 back HTC One Max finger print sensor placement and shape iPhone 5 front Is there NOTHING original in this phone's design!!??!?

4. YourKnowledge

Posts: 60; Member since: Aug 17, 2015

Are you ok?

7. Chuck007

Posts: 1412; Member since: Mar 02, 2014

Other than the name I don't see anything that resembles what you mentioned here. Oh wait a minute.. you trolling aint ya lol

8. toplintag

Posts: 14; Member since: Jul 03, 2014

Do they have choice?

11. ddxmms

Posts: 170; Member since: Feb 09, 2012

if its only this phone is not better in terms of battery life and charging speed than the devices you named it !

2. dorianb

Posts: 617; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

At that price point & general specs I was ready to pull the trigger. Then .... no US-LTE.

6. YourKnowledge

Posts: 60; Member since: Aug 17, 2015

It is LTE compatible in the USA, at least for T-Mobile it is. It's got the bands for it. LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 40(2300) - Global LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 28(700), 40(2300) - Taiwan LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 7(2600), 17(700) - USA

3. legiloca

Posts: 1676; Member since: Nov 11, 2014

They could've just went for sd808 to sell like hotcakes (even more)

5. Napalm_3nema

Posts: 2236; Member since: Jun 14, 2013

PA, looks like your ship just came in. The interwebz are boiling with #PenGate. Time to get your 200+ replies of vitriol story on, gents.

9. ikenvape

Posts: 309; Member since: May 28, 2014

Seriously Oppo, if you're trying to make a splash in the US, you're going to have to go big and I'm not talking about the screen

10. Kary1

Posts: 300; Member since: Jun 26, 2015

You would think some of these manufacturers would realize how big Verizon is.

12. TerryTerius unregistered

Honestly, I don't care about companies copying from each other so long as their products work. But there's no way in hell you can tell me this doesn't look like an iPhone 6 & a huawei honor 7 combined. That is almost EXACTLY how the back of the honor 7 looks. Still a good looking Phone, in the same way that Apple and Huawei's products tend to look vaguely generic with just enough flair. I might pick one up if I decide to get a third line again this year.

13. wesley.

Posts: 217; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

It's on preorder on Amazon UK for £319. Release date 18 September.

16. Jayce99

Posts: 1; Member since: Aug 25, 2015

About effing time! Been waiting for this phone for months.

17. Paximos

Posts: 283; Member since: Jul 26, 2012

I cannot understand why these Chinese OEMs do not include US LTE bands in their phone!!!

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