To keep pace with ongoing IPL cricket season, Chinese brand Oppo has announced today Oppo F7 Cricket Limited Edition smartphone in Black Diamond color with 4GB RAM and 64GB ROM. Priced at Rs. 21,990 this phone will go sale fron May 14th across India. It will be available online on Flipkart and select Oppo exclusive showrooms. You may recall that normal edition of F7 was launched in India in the month of March this year.
Oppo had announced R.Ashwin, Hardik Pandya and Rohit Sharma as their sports brand ambassadors at the launch of F7. To highlight the partnership with the three cricketers and the love for cricket among the youth, the brand is offering Cricket limited edition phones. While 3 devices would come with the signatures of Hardik Pandya, R. Ashwin and Rohit Sharma, the others would be launched with a fancy case cover for the OPPO F7 Cricket Limited Edition as stated by the company in its press statement.
Oppo F7 Cricket Limited Edition is a specially crafted Diamond Black model with a unique glass body that shimmers like gemstones, reflecting different colors with each glance from the user. The cricket case covers will enhance the look and feel of this device as stated further by the company.
Oppo F7 is mounted with 25MP Front Camera (Sony IMX576 sensor) with f/2.0 aperture, AI Beauty 2.0 app which according to Oppo has scanning capability of 296 facial recognition points and has a 20% improvement from the first-generation technology. The front camera has other features such as Real-time HDR, Vivid Shot, Gender Recognition and AR (Augmented Reality) stickers. According to Oppo, images taken with the Oppo F7 will have a greater range of luminance levels when shot both in bright sunlight and shade. The contrast and color range of the pixels are expanded to reveal more detailed, brighter and more vibrant selfies.
This phone is packed with a 16MP rear camera sensor with f/1.8 aperture, LED flash and 4K video recording capability. It also has features of automatic scene recognition for capturing brighter images.
The F7 has unibody metal design and comes with an iPhone X-like notch. It flaunt a 6.23-inch full-HD+ (1080×2280 pixels) Super Full Screen with an 89.09 percent of screen-to-body ratio and 19:9 aspect ratio. The display of this phone has protection of Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. This phone is powered by octa-core MediaTek Helio P60 SoC with four Cortex-A73 cores clocked at 2GHz and four Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 2GHz mated with Mali-G72MP3 GPU. It comes with 4GB/6GB of RAM. and internal storage of 64GB/128GB which can be further extended upto 256GB via microSD card. This phone gets its juice from 3400mAh battery. This phone has triple slot – two for SIM cards and one dedicated slot for microSD card.
Commenting on the announcement, Mr. Will Yang, Brand Director, OPPO India said, “In India, cricket is not considered a sport but a religion. The eternal love for cricket in India is undying. Keeping these things in mind, we have always come up with new and exciting editions to fulfill the needs of our consumers. With the F7 Cricket Limited Edition, we hope that this phone will resonate more with the audiences and flaunting a device with the signature of our sports brand ambassadors would be an honor for our customers.’’