MediaTek Helio P60 processor on the OPPO F7 makes A.I. accessible to all

The mobile photography-focused OPPO F7, which sold 37,000 units on its first day of sale alone, is powered by the MediaTek Helio P60, the world’s first smartphone processor with 2 dedicated NeuroPilot APU (Artificial Intelligence Processing Units). The Helio P60 is designed to deliver 80% faster performance vis-a-vis previous generation chips. This not only means flagship performance on a midrange smartphone (not a small achievement by itself), but that more people can enjoy AI technology on the OPPO F7: Beauty Technology 2.0 for improved selfies, AI Scene Recognition for scene-optimized photos, AI Album for smart photo organizing, and AI Battery Management for longer battery life.

TL Lee, General Manager of MediaTek’s Wireless Communication Business Unit.

OPPO’s A.I. Technology 2.0

The highest megapixel count, as of this writing, on a selfie camera belongs to the 25MP Sony IMX576 sensor on the OPPO F7. This level of detail in selfies is paired with OPPO’s AI Technology 2.0 which scans up to 296 facial recognition points, allowing it to enhance (without looking overdone or artificial) different parts of the the face by identifying age, gender, skin type, and skin tone. Resulting selfies are therefore improved, imperfections tone down, while maintaining definition (you still look like you) and keeping details for natural-looking selfies.

“Equipped with power and performance, the MediaTek Helio P60 brings consumer flagship features such as AI functions, fluid gaming experience, and smart camera functionality,” said TL Lee, General Manager of MediaTek’s Wirless Communication Business Unit. “The OPPO F7 gives consumers access to an incredible device with brand new user experience at a very competitive price.”

Thermal Management – keeping the heat down under heavy loads

We love to binge on videos and play games on our phones, for hours and hours. OPPO knows that and has relied on the superior thermal management of the Helio P60, which dissipates heat when the processor is under heavy loads, such as when one watches 4K videos or plays graphically-demanding games. Also, the Helio P60 allows the OPPO F& to detect and identify objects as fast as 30ms, allowing up to 2,000 items to be recognized per minute, which contributes to real-time A.I. functionality.

OPPO F7 Full Specs (4GB RAM/64GB Model)

6.23-inch FHD+ LTPS IPS 2280 x 1080 resolution w/ 2.5D curved glass
– with Gorilla Glass 5 protection at 405 ppi
2.0GHz 64-bit Helio P60 octa-core processor with dual A.I. cores | Mali-G72 MP3
4GB RAM |ROM: 64GB up to 256GB (dedicated) | dual SIM
Rear Camera: 16MP f/1.8 w/ PDAF and LED flash
Selfie Camera: 25MP f/2.0 Sony IMX576 w/ A.I. Beauty Recognition 2.0 and screen flash
3,400mAh Battery w/ 2A charger
Android 8.1 Oreo w/ ColorsOS 5.0
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 3G, 4G 700MHz LTE w/ VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE, OTG, GPS, A-GPS
Accelerometer, light, orientation, proximity, gyroscope, sound, magnetic
Rear fingerprint sensor, facial unlock, Dirac HD audio
Comes in diamond black, solar red, moonlight silver
156 x 75.3 x 7.8 mm | Weight: 158 g
Price: PHP 17,990

Eason de Guzman, Public Relations Manager of OPPO Philippines.

OPPO F7 Variants

Available at OPPO concept stores and authorized dealers nationwide, the Helio P60-powered OPPO F7 comes in two variants:

  • OPPO F7 4GB RAM/ 64GB Storage – P17,990. Comes in Solar Red, Moonlight Silver, and Diamond Black.
  • OPPO F7 6GB RAM/ 128GB Storage – P21,990. Comes in Solar Red and Diamond Black.

You can also get the OPPO F7 via

  • Globe Postpaid Plan 1499
  • Smart Communications GigaX Plan 1499
  • Home Credit – 0% interest, 9 months installment

(L-R): OPPO Philippines’ Vice President for Operations Garrick Hung; MediaTek’s General Manager for Wireless Communications Business Unit TL Lee; OPPO Philippines’ Brand Marketing Director Jane Wan; and MediaTek’s General Manager for Corporate Sales, Emerging Markets Arthur Wang.

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Irwin Allen Rivera loves his wife's cooking so much he's now twice the man he used to be. His English essay won a Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Award for Literature in 2012. His philosophical-horror story appeared in Philippine Speculative Fiction 8 (2013). He was managing editor and lead writer of Sites and Symbols 2 (2005), a coffee-table book about buildings in UP Diliman - his alma mater (BA Philosophy; MA Creative Writing continuing). He worked at the UP Diliman Information Office before shifting to web content writing. His sudden fiction, "Notwithstanding Pigs," initially a Friendster testimonial, appeared in Philippines Graphic (2006) and in Very Short Stories for Harried Readers (2007). He used to write for