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OPPO R7 Lite

OPPO R7 Lite

Pros

  • Lightweight phone
  • Small dimensions (5.63 x 2.80 x 0.25 inches)
  • Thin body, measuring less than 7.5mm/0.3inches (0.25 inches)
  • Dual SIM card support

Cons

  • Low pixel density screen (294 ppi)

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Description

As its name suggests, the R7 Lite is a downgraded variant of the original R7. The new smartphone sports a 5-inch display with just 720 x 1280 pixels, instead of 1080 x 1920 pixels like on the regular R7. Moreover, instead of having 3 GB of RAM, the R7 Lite only offers 2 GB. Another difference - this time a positive one - is that the Oppo R7 Lite runs Color OS 2.1 based on Android Lollipop, while the regular R7 was released running Color OS based on Android KitKat. Like the slightly older R7, the Oppo R7 Lite is built around a metal frame, it's only 6.3mm-thin, and is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 615 processor. The handset also features LTE, dual SIM support, 8 MP front-facing camera, 13 MP rear camera, 16 GB of expandable internal memory, and a 2320 mAh battery.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Android (5.1), ColorOS 2.1 UI
  • Dimensions:
    • 5.63 x 2.80 x 0.25 inches (143 x 71 x 6.3 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 5.19 oz (147 g)
      the average is 5.5 oz (158 g)
  • Materials:
    • Main body: Aluminum
  • Colors:
    • Gray, Gold

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 5.0 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 294 ppi
  • Technology:

    Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

    • AMOLED
  • Screen-to-body ratio:

    Screen-to-body ratio - Shows what part of the frontal area of a phone its screen occupies.

    • 67.77 %
  • Features:
    • Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3)

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 13 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • LED
    • Aperture size:

      Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

      • F2.2
    • Hardware Features:
      • Autofocus (Phase detection)
    • Software Features:
      • Face detection, Self-timer, Digital image stabilization, Touch to focus, Geo tagging
    • Settings:
      • Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets
    • Shooting Modes:
      • Burst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Night mode, Effects
  • Camcorder:
      • 1920x1080 (1080p HD), 1280x720 (720p HD), 720x480 (DVD)
    • Features:
      • Time-lapse video, Video calling
  • Front-facing camera:
      • 8 megapixels

Hardware

  • System chip:

    System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

    • Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 8939
  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Octa-core, 1700 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
  • Graphics processor:

    Graphics processor - The graphics processor is important for the smooth operation of the system and especially in games and other applications that may involve complex graphics and animations.

      • Adreno 405
  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 2 GB RAM
  • Built-in storage:

    Built-in storage - Bigger storage capacity allows you to keep more content saved onto your device, such as more applications, photos or video. Games and video content typically take up the biggest amount of storage space.

    • 16 GB
  • Storage expansion:

    Storage expansion - Some handsets allow you to expand their storage capacity by using a memory expansion card – most often microSD. Expansion memory is mostly suitable for media storage, such as photo, video or music content.

    • microSD, microSDHC

Battery

  • Capacity:

    Capacity - The bigger, the better! However, battery capacity is not the only factor that has an effect on battery life. Those include the chipset in use, the software running on the device, as well as the consumer's unique usage pattern.

    • 2320 mAh
  • Type:
    • Not user replaceable, Li - Polymer

Multimedia

  • Music player:
    • Filter by:
      • Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Background playback
  • Speakers:
    • Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Cellular

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
  • LTE (FDD):
    • Bands 8, 3, 1, 7
  • LTE (TDD):
    • Bands 40, 41, 38
  • Data:
    • LTE, HSPA, HSUPA
  • Micro SIM:
    • Yes
  • Nano SIM:
    • Yes
  • Multiple SIM cards:
    • 2 slots

Phone features

  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer, Compass
  • Notifications:
    • Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Other features:
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
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Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 4.0
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 b, g, n
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device, USB Host, USB charging
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. The most common types are GPS and A-GPS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization.

    • GPS, A-GPS
  • Navigation:
    • Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation
  • Other:
    • Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

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