Oppo reveals the R7 and R7 Plus - stylish midrangers


Oppo has finally unveiled the R7 and R7 Plus – two very classy midrangers, which we've been hearing about for a while now. Initial leaks used to show us a smartphone that employs optical illusion with its curved glass, achieving a bezel-less appearance. Unfortunately, official ads and press renders that came out more recently showed that the R7 has a more “regular” face, whereas the R7 Plus makes an attempt at a bezel-less look, but doesn't quite pull it off.

Still, both phones have been made to look great, with metal unibody cases, contoured around the edges, and meeting with the “2.5D” glass at the front. Both handsets are powered by Snapdragon 615 SoCs, which Oppo has experience with now, having previously used them in the R5 and R1x (a.k.a. R1C). The R7 and R7 Plus both house 3 GB of RAM, 13 MP F2.2 main cameras and 8 MP F2.4 selfie snappers, and both have 1080 x 1920 pixels stretched across their screens. There is, of course, a difference in size – the R7 has a 5” display, whereas the R7 Plus sports a 6” one. The bigger sibling also sports a fingerprint scanner on its back, just below the main camera. And, of course, there is a difference in battery – while the R7 sports a 2,320 mAh juicer, the Plus is outfitted with a 4,100 mAh one. Both support Oppo's VOOC fast-charging technology, which should allow the handsets charge up to 75% in only about 30 minutes.

The two handsets are up for pre-order now, with price tags of around $400 (CN¥ 2499) for the R7 and around $480 (CN¥ 2999) for the Plus. The two models should be up for pre-order on Oppostyle.com, too, but as of this moment, their pages show them as being “sold out”.

Oppostyle.com (R7) (R7 Plus)


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  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 615, Octa-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB
  • Battery 2320 mAh

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13 Comments

1. Ordinary

Posts: 2454; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

If that R7 plus used SoC 808 I woud got it for sure

3. Suo.Eno

Posts: 556; Member since: Feb 17, 2013

Well it's FHD screened. Not something you'd worry about SD615 buckling down in any case, save for maybe temp snafus. 4100mAh batt makes this probably the best 6" SD615 packing phablet around yet.

9. waddup121 unregistered

Ok cool!

2. redmd

Posts: 1935; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

The plus looks like Huawei Ascend Mate 7. It looks very similar.

5. Robbiec4

Posts: 14; Member since: Sep 23, 2014

They even share the same battery capacity: 4100mAh. I'll bet the fingerprint scanner is the same too

6. deanylev

Posts: 234; Member since: Mar 11, 2014

In fact I thought it was rebadged before comparing them

8. mafiaprinc3

Posts: 585; Member since: May 07, 2012

also looks like the letv max, which looks like the mate 7

4. Kruze

Posts: 1285; Member since: Dec 30, 2014

The R7 Plus looks like the Mate 7 lol. But anyways, this is gonna be another awesome mid-ranger.

7. Symon_Fleece

Posts: 351; Member since: May 30, 2014

A midranger device that has 3 gigs of RAM and can capture 4k video. Good midranger though

10. anleoflippy

Posts: 596; Member since: Jan 03, 2013

This is....actually a good phone.

11. WallStreet

Posts: 256; Member since: Sep 21, 2014

isn't $480 for a midranger a bit too much? althought it's a greAt midranger! it's at a similar price as the find 7a- which one would you guys pick? 801 or 615? i really dig the find 7a design

12. WallStreet

Posts: 256; Member since: Sep 21, 2014

Which processor would you currently choose- 615 or 801?

13. bwcruiser

Posts: 4; Member since: Oct 18, 2014

Oppo announced they sold 5 million R7 in 6 days, joke of the century lol

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