Oppo F7 in for review

Kaloyan, 19 April 2018

Exit Oppo R15, enter Oppo F7. The Selfie Expert vibe is strong with the new F7, which boasts one of the highest-resolution front snappers we've seen - a 25MP camera with a variety of modes, effects, and stickers.

Oppo F7

The Oppo F7 is all about the selfies, but it's made to impress, too. While not relying on gradient paint jobs like its R15 sibling, the F7 is still as flashy with those Solar Red, Moonlight Silver, or Diamond Black color options.

The F7 looks like any other glass phone we've seen lately - mesmerizing at first and smudge fest after a while. But looks can be deceiving, which means Oppo did a great job with design and paint. The F7 is made entirely of plastic - both the frame and rear panel. But unless you are tasked to find out more about the material, you may as well believe it's a glass throughout the whole time.

Oppo F7

The Oppo F7 packs a pretty bezel-less IPS screen with a notch and Gorilla Glass 5 protection. It's the same size and resolution as on the R15, sans the AMOLED panel that is. And that tiny notch is what houses that 25MP selfie snapper and the earpiece, among other hidden necessities.

25MP selfie - f/2.0, ISO 471, 1/33s - Oppo F7 25MP selfie - f/2.0, ISO 208, 1/100s - Oppo F7
25MP selfie • 25MP selfie

Sticker selfie - Oppo F7 Sticker selfie - f/2.0, ISO 191, 1/100s - Oppo F7 Sticker selfie - f/2.0, ISO 113, 1/50s - Oppo F7
Sticker selfie • Sticker selfie • Sticker selfie

Other notable similarities with the Oppo R15 include the new Helio P60 chip, the 3,400 mAh battery (no VOOC though), and a version with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage.

Oppo F7

The main camera on the Oppo F7 is a single 16MP snapper with f/1.8 bright lens. The video capturing maxes out at 1080p, though.

Oppo F7 16MP camera samples - f/1.8, ISO 100, 1/2427s - Oppo F7 Oppo F7 16MP camera samples - f/1.8, ISO 438, 1/50s - Oppo F7 Oppo F7 16MP camera samples - f/1.8, ISO 101, 1/547s - Oppo F7 Oppo F7 16MP camera samples - f/1.8, ISO 1177, 1/33s - Oppo F7
Oppo F7 16MP camera samples

The Oppo F7 runs on Color OS 5 on top of Android 8.1 Oreo. There is "AI" onboard, of course, and the provided headset has a dedicated button for the phone's smart assistant.

We are already working on our in-depth review, so keep an eye on our homepage for when it's ready. Meanwhile you can warm up with our hands-on video or check the Oppo R15 review we published a while ago.


Reader comments

  • Dillon
  • 23 Aug 2018
  • teq

Greatest phone I have ever used,The 25MP front and the 16MP back cameras are top notch,speaking about notch the full view 6.23 inch display is stellar even thought its not super amoled,Fast and responsive fingerprint and facial recognition...Say b...

  • Anonymous
  • 02 Jul 2018
  • D0c

Oppo came slim phone and with less price also, its nice phone also... Oppo Mobile Service center

oppo f7 is the fastest phone and it is so smooth. doesn't hang

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