The fight in the mid-range smartphone market is fierce and it doesn’t yield the low-end market phones’ competition. In this sense, OPPO, as one of the main players, regularly launches new handsets for this niche. According to a well-known Weibo blogger, there will be a new K series phone in the nearest future. The OPPO K7 5G mid-ranger is on the way.
On October 10, 2019, the OPPO K5 was released. Since then, there has been no news about a follow-up model. And there have been even rumors that the K series has ceased development. After more than 9 months, a new model from this series showed itself.
OPPO K7 5G Features
As the blogger proves, the OPPO K7 5G’s configuration is similar to OPPO’s previous model Reno 3 Yuanqi Edition. The handset will come with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G processor (sm7250), a 4025mAh battery supporting 30W fast charge, a 6.4-inch 1080P+ Resolution OLED water drop screen, a rear 48MP vertical quad-camera, and many more. biased towards thin and light route.
OPPO’s K series mainly focuses on the cost-effective option. The OPPO K3 was released on May 23, 2019, with a starting price of 1599 yuan ($229); the OPPO K5 came at a starting price of 1799 yuan ($257). In addition, the current model equipped with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G chip is expected to come at 1399 yuan ($200) minimum.
OPPO Reno 3 Yuanqi Edition Features
Well, as the OPPO K7 5G is assumed to be identical to the OPPO Reno 3 Yuanqi Edition, let’s take a look at the biggest highlights of the latter. It sports a dual-mode 5G chip, Qualcomm snapdragon 765. This chip integrates the second-generation snapdragon X52 modem and RF system, and the fifth generation AI engine. So it freely supports SA / NSA dual-mode 5G network. At the same time, the Reno 3 adopts 360-degree surround antenna design to further ensure that users get a high-speed and stable 5G network experience.
In the camera part, the rear of the Reno 3 Yuanqi Edition adopts the combination of a 48MP main camera + 8MP ultra-wide angle / macro lens + 2MP black and white style lens + 2MP retro style lens. In addition, it continues the dual video image stabilization function of the Reno 3 series.
Also, the Reno 3 Yuanqi Edition has a 6.4-inch OLED water drop screen, which supports screen fingerprint identification. Under the hood, we can find a 4025mah large battery. It supports VOOC flash charging 4.0 (30W), which can charge to 50% of the power in only 20 minutes.