When Oppo first announced the R7 handset, the device was only available within China. Now, however, Oppo will be offering their R7 smartphone to international customers with a pre-order available right now. If you so happened to have considered the purchasing the Oppo R7 but lacked residency within China, then you’ll finally have an opportunity to do so. However, we have to suggest that you make the pre-order as quickly as possible. Right now, Oppo is offering a free iLike Speed Metal Bluetooth headsets but only while supplies last. There are some additional points you may want to note before the actual purchase, all of which we’ll go through within this article.
For starters, we should go over the specifications of the Oppo R7. This is a handset that features a 5-inch 1080p (1920 x 1080) AMOLED display that is housed in a 6.3mm-thin metal body. Cracking open the device, you’ll find that the smartphone is being powered by a 64-bit Snapdragon 615 octa-core processor with 3GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. Located on the rear of the Oppo R7 smartphone, you’ll find that it features a 13-megapixel camera while the front features an 8-megapixel camera sensor. Running ColorOS 2.1 which is based on Android 4.4 Kitkat, there is speculation that the handset will receive an update onto Android 5.0 Lollipop in the near future.
Currently, the Oppo R7 is being offered for international pre-order which includes the United States for $399 and will include free shipping. However, it’s important to note that while it can be purchased and sent to the United States directly from Oppo, the smartphone will come with a European charging plug, meaning that you will have to purchase an adapter. Also, this particular smartphone doesn’t connect officially to the United States LTE bands but there will be a slight workaround. While the handset won’t connect officially to the United States LTE bands, it will work with AT&T and T-Mobile’s 3G networks. If you decide to make the pre-order, Oppo will be sending out these handsets starting within July.