OPPO is set to launch the A7 at an event in China on November 13. Ahead of the launch event, we have received some new information that suggests the smartphone may be launched in India very soon.
Oppo A7 Price in India
The Oppo A7 price in India is expected to be Rs. 11,999. The Oppo A7 is due to be launched in 22nd November 2018.
OPPO A7 Promo Images, Hands-On Video Leaked
The key selling point of the OPPO A7 will no doubt be its large 4230mAh capacity battery, which is said to offer more than 17 hours of video playback time and 18 hours of talk time. The leaked promo material also reveals the smartphone will have a 3D curved back for better grip. Some other key specifications confirmed by the latest leak include a 16MP selfie camera with AI Beauty feature and ColorOS 5.2 based on Android 8.1 Oreo.
The hands-on video shows the OPPO A7 Gold color variant. As shown by previously leaked renders of the smartphone, the A7 features a teardrop notch at the top, which. At the rear, we find a horizontally-stacked dual-camera setup and a fingerprint sensor.
The Oppo A7 will be an affordable alternative to the Oppo A7X. Oppo hasn’t yet launched the A7, but there have been numerous leaks of the device. Based on leaks and rumors, the Oppo A7 is expected to come with 6.2-inch IPS LCD, Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 processor, 13MP + 2MP dual-camera at the back, a 16MP shooter at the front, and a large 4230mAh battery. Leaks also suggest that the device will come in two variants; 3GB RAM + 32GB storage, and 4GB RAM + 32GB storage.
OPPO A7 Receives 3C Certification
The OPPO A7 3C listing only tells us that the smartphone will be bundled in China with a 5V 2A power adapter in the box. As suggested by multiple leaks, the OPPO A7 will be a re-branded version of the Realme 2 sold in India. We expect the OPPO A7 to show up on MIIT, TENAA, and other Chinese certification websites very soon.
Oppo A7: Expected Specifications, Features
We have got our hands on an exclusive specifications sheet of the Oppo A7, revealing all of its key features, along with its physical dimensions and color variants.
Based on our exclusive specifications sheet and other leaks and rumors, the Oppo A7 will sport a 6.2-inch IPS LCD with 1520 x 720 resolution. The display will have a teardrop notch at the top. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 processor will power the smartphone. The spec sheet also reveals that the smartphone will come in two memory configurations: 3GB RAM + 32GB storage, and 4GB RAM + 32GB storage. There will also be a microSD card to expand its storage up to 256GB. The Oppo A7 will have a dual-camera setup at the rear comprising 13MP f/2.2 primary and 2MP f/2.4 secondary sensors. At the front, there will be a 16MP camera.
A large 4,230mAh battery will back the Oppo A7. The connectivity options on the device will include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/, Bluetooth, GPS with support for A-GPS, and GLONASS. The Oppo A7 will run on Android 8.1 Oreo operating system with Color OS 5.2 UI customization. As our exclusive renders show, the smartphone will bear a slim profile, and measure 155.9mm x 75.4mm x 8.1 mm. It will launch in two attractive color options: Glaze Blue and Dazzling Gold.
So far, there is no information on the launch date and availability of the Oppo A7. However, considering that the device has passed through many certifications, we believe it will launch soon. Probably in a month or two. There is also no information if this smartphone will be launched in India. Oppo hasn’t launched the A7X yet in India, which suggests that the probability of the A7 launching in India is even less.