OPPO Reveals Dual Camera R11 Camera Phone for NZ Release

Fresh from the release of the A77 and A57 phones, OPPO have just revealed their latest flagship Camera Phone the OPPO R11 which will release in New Zealand on 28 August 2017.

OPPO have gone all out for the R11, housing the super efficient Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chip inside a slim design that runs on ColorOS 3.1. The big features that are the ace up OPPO’s sleeve re the dual 20MP+16MP rears cameras PLUS a 20MP front facing camera so lovers of the selfie can take their selfies to a whole new level (not good for someone like me though who needs the least of amount of Megapixels possible in order to hide my hideous features).

Kuan Li, OPPO New Zealand, says OPPO is committed to bringing the best products and experiences.

“The R11 builds off the success of the R9s and will quickly become a favourite among value conscious New Zealanders looking for an amazing camera phone. We are excited for Kiwis to get hands on with the device and experience the improved technology, enhanced features and premium look and feel for themselves.

“Undoubtedly, the R11 will be the new camera phone favoured by young consumers for its fashionable appearance and greatly enhanced user experience,” said Kuan.

OPPO worked with Qualcomm to customise a flagship image processor for the R11, the 14-bit Qualcomm Spectra 160 ISP, and optimised its performance on the Snapdragon 660 Mobile Platform. Together with its IMX398 sensor and a big f/1.7 aperture, the R11 boasts a faster focus speed than the earlier R9s model, with more vivid colours and better low light capabilities.

New software enhancements mean the R11’s rear dual camera provides a more natural bokeh effect. The R11 intelligently adjusts exposure levels between the portrait subjects and the background by automatically identifying more than 100 everyday scene settings. Users can automatically shoot clear and bright portraits in very different environments by simply activating the “Portrait” function on the camera.

R11 users can take flattering selfies with nude makeup effects, thanks to the foreground bokeh effect, the automatic HDR function, and intelligent skin tone beautification technology. Every portrait, either shot by the front camera or the rear camera, delivers an image of near-professional quality.

The OPPO R11 runs on ColorOS 3.1, based on Android 7.1, giving added security and encryption for mobile payments. Files can be transferred in four easy steps, without the need for an internet connection.

The OPPO R11 boasts a 5.5-inch high-definition display screen on a 1.6mm frame, giving users an outstanding visual display. IT has 4GB RAM, 64GB on-board storage, and supports up to a 256GB micro SD card. The solid-state lightning-fast fingerprint identification makes unlocking the phone more precise for the owner.

To keep you powered throughout the day, the R11 comes with an energy saving 3000mAh battery. Using the Snapdragon 660’s outstanding power consumption control and ColorOS optimisation, the R11 battery life has been extended without the need for more power. VOOC Flash Charge ensures a short burst of charge can keep you talking, with five minutes of charging allowing for two hours of talk time.

The OPPO R11 will retail for $769NZD and can be purchased from Noel Leeming, JB Hi-Fi, PB Tech and 2degrees Mobile.

R11 specifications


Size                             154.5×74.8×6.8mm

Weight                       150g (with BATT)

Basic Parameters

Colour                        Gold, Black

Operating System    ColorOS 3.1, Android 7.1

Processor                   Qualcomm SDM 660, Octa-core (4 x2.2GHz, 4 x1.9GHz)

RAM                           4GB

Storage                      64GB (Support microSD card up to 256GB)

Battery                       3000mAh (Typical Value) Li-Po Battery (unremovable)

Charger                      VOOC Flash Charge mini


Size                             5.5”

Type                           AMOLED (PPI 401)

Resolution                 FHD (1920 by 1080 pixels)

Colours                      16 million colours

Touchscreen              Multi-touch


Rear Camera              16M (f/1.7) + 20M (f/2.6)

Rear Sensor               IMX398 + IMX376

Front Camera            20M (f/2.0)

Flash                           Supported


SIM                             Dual Nano-SIM Cards

GPS                             Supported

Bluetooth                  4.2 LE

Wi-Fi                          802.11 a/b/g/n/ac

NFC                             No

OTG                            Supported

Sensors                      E-compass, G-sensor, Gyro-meter, Light and Proximity Sensor

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