Oppo has launched its Find 7, flagship smartphone, in Beijing today with high-end specifications and a camera that can shoot photos with a resolution of 50 megapixels.
When Samsung launched the Galaxy S5, Oppo posted an image claiming that they would be releasing a superior smartphone with better specifications soon. Now, the company has finally launched the Find 7 which is the successor to the Oppo Find 5 which was released in May 2013.
The Find 7 features a 13 megapixel camera which uses software trickery known as Pure Image 2.0, to snap 50 megapixel "Super Zoom" photos. As most smartphone cameras these days, the Find 7 captures 10 photos and uses algorithms to choose 4 best images which are combined to get the best possible quality. Recording videos of 4K resolution at 30 fps is possible with the smartphone.
Oppo has announced two variants of the Find 7 at $499 and $599 each. The $499 version will be known as Find 7a and will feature a 2.3GHz Snapdragon 800 processor, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage, a 2,800mAh battery and a 1080p display, while the $599 variant will feature more advanced specifications such as a 2.5GHz Snapdragon 801 processpr, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, a 3,000mAh battery and a display with a 2K resolution which has a pixel density of 538ppi. Both variants will support MicroSD cards for storage expansion. Out of the box, the Find 7 pair of devices will run Color OS 1.2 which is based on Android 4.3. It is not yet known whether the global variant of the smartphone will launch with Oppo's own OS as the company already provides a CyanogenMod powered N1.
On the design front, the Find 7 uses various protective coatings and materials making it a truly premium device altogether. The Find 7a will be available from online retailers for people outside China starting April, while the Find 7 will be available starting May.
Source: Engadget | Image via Android Authority