The Oppo R15 was launched in the month of March in 2018. It comes with cool and impressing features as you are about to learn in this review.
The price on Jumia Kenya is Ksh 49, 400
Oppo R15 Specifications
The smartphone uses GSM/CDMA/ HSPA/LTE technology and was announced March 2018.
The body dimension is 155.1 x 75.2 x 7.4 mm (6.11 x 2.96 x 0.29 in but it also weighs 175 g (6.17 oz)
In addition, the front is made of glass while the back part of the body is made of plastic.
The Oppo said goodbye to the aluminium body and introduced glass and some part has metal.
At the back, there is a Gorilla glass protector to ensure that the phone is well protected and taken care of. Therefore it is difficult to damage the phone.
The screen display type is AMOLED. It is true that the AMOLED has some advantages over the LCD display
The AMOLED advantages include
- Thinnes when compared to an LCD display. The thinness aspect makes it lighter and flexible
- The display is good at saving energy when you compare it with the LCD display
- It does not require a backlight as the LCD display requires.
Size of the display
The display size is 6.28 inches, 98.9 cm2 (~84.8% screen-to-body ratio).The advantages of a big screen size include
- Easier gaming. You easily follow instructions and mark where to tapas you keep gaming
- For the movie consumers, the screen is big enough to watch a movie for a long period of time without straining much
- The big screen combined with high resolution gives clear images that you enjoy while watching.
- The generation we are in spends a lot of time online, browsing the net. You are to read a lot of stuff from either facebook, twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, or WhatsApp.All this need a big screen to display the content that you are reading and that is where such a big screen size is handy.
The Oppo R15 resolution is 1080 x 2280 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~401 ppi density). This resolution gives you High Definition content.
Such a high definition makes the images clear and which are appealing to the eyes.
For anything that is displayed on the screen, you get every detail without a miss or straining. That is why you enjoy reading on this screen resolution and enjoy images and graphics.
The 401 PPI means that you enjoy better images, clear fonts, and high-quality details of anything that comes on the screen display.
I want you to imagine taking a photo and then you get every detail of what you wore and your skin colour. That is what the high resolution in Oppo R15 does for you.
The phone is a multitouch. The multitouch aspect makes the smartphone more appealing to use.
There is also Corning Gorilla Glass 5 to protect the phone from any scratches or hen it falls down.
The operating system is Android 8.1 Oreo. The operating system is an improved version which runs well even in devices with limited RAM. There are improved features and new emojis
The chipset in this smartphone is Mediatek MT6771 Helio P60 (12 nm). This chipset improves the performance of Oppo R15 when you compare it with the past chipsets
It has artificial intelligence that helps the phone learn and act intuitively. It is the one that aids the phone to detect the face and take real-time enhanced photos.
The chipset helps preserve power since it delivers precisely the amount of power needed. It avoids overheating which results to high amount of energy lost.
The technology combination sustains high performance with great power efficiency.
The Helio P60 saves power when compared to P23.
The is an Octa-core (4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A53). The CPU installed is fast enough since it is clocked at 2.0 GHz and has Quad octa cores.
The Mali-G72 MP3 GPU handles graphics tha you see on the phone. It is the one responsible for the web pages that display on your phone. With the GPU navigation is fast and better processing.
The phone memory is very critical to your phone. Therefore before making a purchase, you are to check the phone memory always and see how much RAM is available and how much ROM is there.
The Oppo R15 has RAM of either 4GB or 6GB depending on what you will wish to take. The 4GB RAM is what we are reviewing and I want to remind you that the RAM is bigger than what most people have in the 2GB RAM smartphones.
The 4GB RAMmakes the amount of data on the queue to be processed high hence enhancing the speed at which the phone performs its duties. Execution speed is high and the results are good.
With such a RAM you can enjoy browsing the net without any single delays as long as the network you are on is strong and reliable.
This memory is where you store your data like documents, files, photos/pictures, music, videos, movies, Apps and downloads.
The internal ROM in the Oppo R15 is 128 GB which spacious enough to accommodate much of your stuff and in case it is filled up you can extend it up to 256 GB using a microSD card
The main camera is dual 16 MP, f/1.7, 1/2.6″, 1.22µm, PDAF, 5 MP, f/2.2, depth sensor with the LED flash, HDR, panorama features. The video is of 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps
The selfie camera is single with 20 MP, f/2.0 and video of 1080p@30fps.
You have the following alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones to use. In addition, there is a loudspeaker and the 3.5 Jack
In this category, you get them
The sensors that are installed in the phone in Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
SMS are in thread form.
The battery is non-removable
The type is Li-Po
The capacity is 3450 mAh
- Improved software
- Best hardware
- High performance
- No wireless charging