The Oppo F21 Pro smartphone is on the verge of launching in India with sufficiently good specs, features, and a reasonable price tag. Here’s everything we know about the upcoming Oppo smartphone so far. The F21 Pro series will succeed the company’s well-received Oppo F19. The lineup will include two models dubbed the Oppo F21 Pro and the Oppo F21 Pro+. Furthermore, there will be a 4G, as well as a 5G-ready model for the Oppo F21 Pro. Notably, the Chinese consumer electronics giant has adopted an awe-inspiring back panel for the F21 Pro.
To recall, the Oppo F21 Pro+ made an appearance on the internet earlier this year in the form of a live image that gave us a glimpse into the handset’s rear design. Likewise, the Oppo F21 Pro has been subject to a lot of speculations lately. The word on the street is that it will be the first smartphone to come with a Fiberglass leather back panel. As a result, the phone will be thinner and lighter. Aside from this, its boxy design is quite premium. If rumors prove to be true, the 4G and 5G models will pack Qualcomm Snapdragon chipsets.
Moreover, they will support 33W fast charging. Oppo hasn’t shied away from showing off the design of its upcoming F21 Pro phone. The boxy design has flat edges that look similar to the new iPhones. The rear panel has a Fiberglass leather finish. According to the company, engineers spent two years fine-tuning the base material, which is the lychee grain leather. Furthermore, this leather material is reportedly capable of withstanding wear and tear. For optics, the rear panel houses three cameras inside a rectangular module.
Oppo F21 Pro India Launch Date
The right spine has the power button, and the volume rockers are on the left side. Moreover, you will be able to choose between Cosmic Black, Rainbow Spectrum, and Orange color options. The bottom accommodates a 3.5mm audio jack, main microphone, speaker grille, and a USB Type-C port. The Oppo F21 Pro will launch in India on Tuesday, April 12 during an online-only event. However, you can watch the live stream of the event on Oppo’s official YouTube channel from 5 PM IST. To recall, the prices of the Oppo F21 Pro 4G and 5G models were tipped earlier this month.
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Price, Availability & Specs
The Oppo F21 Pro 4G model’s price in India could be INR 21,990 for the 8GB RAM+128GB storage variant. Alternatively, you can go for the 5G model if you are willing to spend INR 25,990. For this price, you get 8GB RAM+128GB storage. Moreover, you can pre-order the F21 Pro via offline stores until Friday, April 15, and take advantage of some amazing offers. For instance, you get a 10 percent cashback if you place your pre-order using an ICICI, Standard Charted, HDFC Bank. Also, you can avail of a no-cost EMI for up to six months.
As if that weren’t enough, you get a free screen replacement and an upgrade bonus. The phone will go on sale for the first time between April 15 and April 20. The F21 Pro will come with three rear-mounted cameras, including a couple of big cutouts and one lens. The ring encompassing the secondary lens could have LED light. Moreover, there’s a 64MP main camera, an ultra-wide-angle lens, along with a microlens sensor on the back. Upfront, the phone could sport a 32MP RGBW Sony IMX709 selfie camera. However, the 5G model will house a 16MP front shooter.
The phone’s 4,500mAh battery supports 33W SuperVOOC fast charging. Moreover, the 4G model will ship with Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 chipset. The 5G variant, on the other hand, could come with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 SoC. The phone will have up to 8GB of RAM and offer 128GB of expandable storage. Furthermore, the RAM could be extendable up to 5GB. The phone sports a 6.43-inch AMOLED display with Full HD+ resolution and a 90Hz refresh rate.