The OPPO F7’s notch houses a 25MP A.I. Selfie Camera, launches in PH this April

While the OPPO F7 has a 6.23″ FHD+ (2280 x 1080) display, it keeps to the smallish footprint of a 5.5″ smartphone (with an 89.09% screen-to-body ratio). The OPPO F7 is the company’s first smartphone to feature a notch (a la iPhone X), which houses the 25MP AI Selfie camera. It will be launched this April.

The OPPO F7 was launched in India late last March and has the following specs, which maybe similar to the model to be launched in the Philippines:

OPPO F7 Specs

6.23-inch FHD+ 2280 x 1080, 19:9 aspect ratio
2.0GHz 64-bit Helio P60 A.I.-ready MediaTek chipset
Mali-G72 MP3 GPU
64GB/ 128GB storage, up to 256GB
3,400mAh battery
Rear Camera: 16MP f/1.8
Selfie Camera: 25MP Sony IMX576, f/2.0, A.I. Beauty Recognition 2.0, HDR
* AR stickers (cute effects)
* Vivid mode for saturated selfies
* Face unlock with 128 recognition points (won’t work with eyes closed)
Rear Fingerprint Scanner
Android 8.1 Oreo OS w/ ColorOS 5.0 skin
WiFi 802.11 ac, dual 4G LTE w/ VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS,
Dedicated dual nano SIM slots
156 x 75.3 x 7.8 mm | 158 g
Colors: solar red, moonlight silver, diamond black

The OPPO F7 goes on sale in India on April 9 with a starting price of INR 21,990 (PHP 17.6K). No official PH price yet.

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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