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Oppo R15 Review – A Budget Smartphone with a 19:9 Notched Display

Oppo R15 Review - Release Date, Price, Specification & Features - Australia

Last updated on October 20th, 2019

Oppo has just announced it’s another gorgeous flagship namely Oppo R15 together with its pro version Oppo R15 Pro. The Oppo R15 doesn’t only represent the greatest and latest from the world’s fifth largest smartphone manufacturer, but also show what to expect in Vivo and OnePlus which are in BBK Electronics’ smartphone trifecta.

The phone is loaded with exquisite features such as Super-V AMOLED display, 8.2 Oreo, 6GB of RAM and most interestingly, Oppo R15 price is amazingly affordable. To get to know a little more, here is Oppo R15 review including its release date, prices, and specifications.

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Oppo R15 Release Date

It’s been almost 8 months since Oppo announced R15 officially in China and its nearest regions. Later, handset started holding their position on shelves across India and other Asian countries. The official Oppo R15 release date in Australia was July 9, 2018, whereas pre-orders were started at JB Hi-Fi on July 2. It’s available all over Australia and buyers can get their hands on one without any further delay.

Oppo R15 Price

As for Oppo R15 Price in Australia, it’s available at RRP of AU$659 and Oppo R15 Pro set users back around $779. You can pick R15 in a choice of four sensational colors – Hot Red, Snow White, Star Purple and Fantasy Pink.

Oppo R15 Specs

Listed below are the Oppo R15 specifications and features. Let’s have a look.

  • Dimensions: 155.1 x 75.2 x 7.4 mm (6.11 x 2.96 x 0.29 in)
  • Build: Front Glass, Aluminum Body
  • Display Size: 6.28-inches Super-V AMOLED
  • Display Resolution: 1080 x 2280 Pixels (401 PPI)
  • Display Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Operating System: Android 8.1 Oreo
  • CPU: CPU: Octa-core (4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A53)
  • Chipset: MediaTek Helio P60
  • GPU: Malli-G72 MP3
  • RAM: 6GB
  • ROM: 128GB (Expandable Up to 256GB via microSD Card)
  • Rear Camera: 16MP (f/1.7) + 5MP (f/2.2)
  • Camera Features: Geo-Tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
  • Headphone Jack: Yes 3.5mm
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual-Band, WiFi Direct, Hotspot, Bluetooth, GPS, USB
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass
  • Battery: 3450mAh Non-Removable
  • Colors: Hot Red, Snow White, Star Purple

Oppo R15 Design

The overall design of Oppo R15 is pretty awesome as it’s a little derivate of the iPhone X and Huawei P20 Pro. The phone is equipped with a notch in the middle of the selfie camera, whereas there is a curved back bezel. The whole body is made of glass materials and optimum metal.

Oppo R15 Display

The Oppo R15 boasts gorgeous 6.28-inches Super-V AMOLED 2280 x 1080 pixels display which is vivid and bright and viewing angles are great. The 19:9 cinema-like screen is the most prominent feature which is outstanding for watching movies and playing games.

Oppo R15 Performance

The phone comes with a mid-range processor chip 2.0GHz MTK Helio P60 which is paired with a hefty 6GB of RAM ensures phone runs smoothly when playing graphics enriched games without showing a sign of lag.

Oppo R15 Platform

Moving towards its operating system, Oppo R15 sports an Android 8.0 Oreo with Color OS 5.0 provide an efficient and fresh platform to assist you to be productive and stay connected while on the move.

Oppo R15 Camera

Just like Huawei Honor 7A and Asus ZenFone 5, Oppo R15 has a dual camera configuration 16MP + 5MP. According to Oppo Headlines, the rear camera has a nice flash which lets you capture bright photos when there is a dark outside.

The Oppo sports a “Beautification” tool perfect for selfies and enables you to avail a smart AI scene recognition from the primary shooters. Moreover, a dual camera setup comes with a trendy Bokeh effect and virtual lighting modes for perfect photos.

A 20MP sensor, on the other hand, has a f/2.0 aperture for capturing amazing and beautiful selfies with your near and dear.

Oppo R15 Battery

The device is backed by a 3450mAh long-lasting battery life that keeps you online throughout the day under moderate use. The battery offers VOOC Quick Charge Ultra Power Saving mode which is quite helpful for heavy users.

Our Verdict

The phone feels like a major step forward for Oppo that the brand has needed for a while. This is genuinely a nice phone which looks awesome with glass body and curved back bezel. The camera app is responsive and intuitive produce good results. If you are Oppo lover, then Oppo R15 is an absolute choice for you.

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Staphanie Kyle is one of the youngest members managing gadget reviews and other high priority news and stories for TechenGuru. When she isn’t working, you can find her listening songs and watching documentaries and sports.
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