As the IPL 2018 is going on, Oppo has taken this as an opportunity to launch a new limited edition smartphone. Oppo has launched the Oppo F7 Diamond Black Cricket Limited Edition smartphone in India. The smartphone is priced at Rs. 21,990 and will be available via Flipkart and offline markets starting May 14.
Commenting on the launch, 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 fulfil the needs of our consumers. With the F7 Cricket Limited Edition, we hope that this phone will resonate more with the audiences and be flaunting a device with the signature of our sports brand ambassadors would be an honour for our customers."
As far as the specifications are concerned, the Oppo F7 features a 6.23-inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1080x2280 pixels and a 19:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone is powered by the MediaTek Helio P60 SoC. The device packs in 4GB of RAM and 64GB of onboard storage. The smartphone runs on Android 8.1 Oreo and it is backed by a 3,400mAh battery.
On the optics front, the Oppo F7 sports a 16-megapixel camera at the back with a f/1.8 aperture. Up front, there is a 25-megapixel selfie shooter.
If the Diamond Black Cricket Limited Edition Oppo F7 failed to impress you, here are some great alternatives.
Though Oppo and Vivo belong to the same parent company, they compete against each other with their flagships. The Vivo V9 is the perfect alternative for the Oppo F7. The Vivo V9 sports a 6.3-inch display with a resolution of 1080x2280 pixels and a 19:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone features a dual-camera setup at the back and a 24-megapixel camera at the front. Vivo V9 starts at a price of Rs. 22,900 in India.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro
If selfies are not your priority and you want better specifications for the amount you pay, Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro should be your choice. Even the higher end 6GB+64GB variant of the smartphone is around Rs. 5,000 cheaper than the base variant of the Oppo F7. The Redmi Note 5 Pro is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SoC coupled with 6GB of RAM. The 6GB+64GB variant of the smartphone is priced at Rs. 16,999.