Oppo, a Chinese manufacturer best known for its N1 smartphone with a rotating camera, has posted a cryptic teaser on its Weibo page, later decoded as an announcement for its 19 March 2014 launch event in Beijing, China, thought to be for its upcoming Oppo Find 7 smartphone, which will sport a 5.5-inch display with a Quad-HD (1440x2560 pixel) resolution.
The Oppo Find 7 is said to be the second smartphone to arrive with a Quad HD display, first released on another phone from China, the Vivo Xplay3S.
The Oppo Find 7's Quad HD resolution gives the 5.5-inch display a 538ppi pixel density. Rumoured specifications say the device will run on either the Snapdragon 800 or 805 with 3GB of RAM. The smartphone will reportedly have a 13-meagpixel camera and will support 4G LTE connectivity.
Oppo on their official Facebook page post on Tuesday hints towards a new 'Touch On Lens' feature to be dubbed with the Oppo Find 7. Also confirms the display size, resolution and LTE connectivity.
So far, the rumoured specifications suggest the Oppo Find 7 will be a powerhouse with top of the line hardware.
Recently Oppo entered in the Indian market with the launch of its famous flagship smartphone with a rotating camera, the N1 (16GB) at Rs. 39,999.
(Also see : Oppo N1: First impressions)
The Oppo N1 runs ColorOS UI, which is Oppo's forked OS based on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean out-of-the-box. Specifications on the Oppo N1 include a 5.9-inch full-HD (1080p) IPS display with 1080x1920 pixels resolution and 377ppi pixel density, 1.7GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor, 2GB of RAM, and 16GB of inbuilt storage.
The N1 sports a 13-megapixel sensor with dual LED flash, which is the device's major highlight, as the camera can rotate up to 206 degrees, and can lock at any angle. Connectivity options on the device include USB OTG, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, GPS, NFC and 3G. It packs a 3610mAh battery.