The OPPO F7 Youth is a more affordable F7, Pre-orders start on May 28

The OPPO F7 Youth, the more affordable sibling of the F7, inherits the F7’s Helio P60 octa-core processor (80% faster that same-priced range smartphones). It comes with 4GB RAM, 64GB storage, 6″ FHD+ 18:9 display, and 3,410 mAh battery. Its 8MP front camera is powered by A.I. Beauty Technology 2.0 (and it’s got AR Stickers!), the rear 13MP camera is assisted by A.I. Scene Recognition Technology, and Face Unlock is fast. Pre-orders at OPPO authorized stores nationwide start on May 28. Pre-order buyers get a free Olike Magic Music Lamp Bluetooth speaker. You can also get the F7 Youth vis Home Credit.

Update June 17, 2018: Check out our first impressions of the F7 Youth here.

OPPO F7 Youth Specs

6-inch FHD+ LTPS IPS 2160 x 1080 resolution
– with 2.5D curved glass, 402 ppi
2.0GHz 64-bit Helio P60 octa-core processor
– with dual-core A.I.
Mali-G72 MP3 GPU | 4GB RAM
64GB storage, up to 256GB via dedicated microSD slot
Rear Camera: 13MP F2.2 with AF and LED flash
Selfie Camera: 8MP F2.2 with A.I. Beauty Recognition 2.0, on-screen flash
3,410mAh Battery | Dual Nano SIM
Android 8.1 Oreo with 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
Facial recognition (No Fingerprint Sensor), Dirac HD audio, dual mic
Comes in diamond black, solar red
156 x 75.3 x 7.8 mm | 158 g
PHP 13,990 | or via Home Credit

OPPO F7 Youth selfie, no on-screen flash used. Still pretty good.

Left-Right: Jane Wan, OPPO Philippines Brand Marketing Director, and Irwin Allen Rivera, Owner and Content Lead at SwirlingOverCoffee, take a selfie with AR Stickers.

OPPO has one of the nicest implementations of AR Stickers, as you can see above.

OPPO F7 Youth rear camera sample.

The F7’s GPU is a Mali-G72 MP3 GPU, which is great for heavy gaming. The OPPO F7 Youth has no fingerprint sensor but its Face Unlock is really fast. The OPPO F7 Youth is also available at Home Credit at 6 months, 0 percent interest, or at 6 months, 0 percent credit card installment.

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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