Mobile Reviews

Oppo R7 – Good battery life but competition is tough!

Oppo, the most popular product at present in the Indian Market released R7 Lite in September 2015. It is the new flavor of R7 series and very comfortable to use.


Look and Interface:

The build and the smart finishing of the device are quite impressive. A single piece of Aluminium has been used to give its polishing finish. The users find the buttons premium and provide positive reviews. The device is very easy to hold as it is only 6.3mm thick and weighs only 143 gm. The curve ends are very smooth A 5-inches HD Amoled Display (720X1280) has been attached at the front screen protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. It is very easy for texting with icons for the availability of sufficiently high Pixel density.


Camera Quality:

oppo-r7-review-4The Oppo R7 Lite is widely used and well known for its outstanding picture quality. The camera is in the rear corner contains 13 megapixel primary shooter with LED Flash and 8 megapixel secondary shooter for selfies. The camera interface is simple up front, but there are more functions located just beside the camera shutter button.


One can get functions such as :

  1. UltraHD mode : Shoots an ultra high resolution image by stitching multiple images
  2. Beautify mode : For selfie enthusiasts
  3. Panorama mode
  4. GIF mode
  5. HDR and Slow shutter mode.

More functions like RAW mode, Expert mode etc can also be installed in this device.


Daylight brings high quality pictures. The focus acquisition speed is also quick. Landscape shots are great through this phone camera. But, in case of street shots it is a bit noisy. The video resolution is 1080p.


Good Battery but negative reviews:

The R7 Lite has a 2,320 mAh battery and supports Qualcomm QuickCharge feature containing Oppo’s VOOC charging mechanism. It offers super speedy phone charging. The device has Super Power Saving mode which keeps Clock, Contacts, Calls and Message functions available as soon as data network is disabled. One can set the time for activation of the mode. The HD Display helps in conserving the Battery life.

But many people found that, this phone drains after a few minutes of being charged and face difficulty while browsing internet.



The Oppo R7 Lite is speedy at routine tasks. There is no slow-downs in the animations or when switching between apps. Heavy games such as Dead Trigger 2 are easily handled by it.  Good call quality via mobile networks along with online calls is available also.

The phone is very suitable for watching HD videos as colours are rich and vibrant. The sound from the rear speaker for watching movies or listening to songs is great as well as for incoming alerts.

Price and Verdict:

Oppo R7 Lite is a good phone from the point of view of performance and design. The battery life, Camera , display etc are surprisingly good in this. The device only costs Rs 17,990 but, the only way we can recommend this phone is if the pricing of the R7 Lite drops closer to Rs 15,000 – Rs 16,000.