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conclusion:We like it

84 July 29th 2014 12:27 pm

The Find 7 and Find 7a are Oppo's flagship phones for 2014, offering similar specs with one big difference between the two. On the Find 7 you get a 5.5-inch display with a resolution of 2560 x 1440, while the Find 7a features the same size display with a more standard 1920 x 1080 resolution. Engadget's own Chris Velazco took a look at the Find 7 and found it to be a solid handset, assigning an Engadget Score of 82, so let's see how critics across the web felt about the Find 7a's differences.

Though a step down from the Find 7, the 7a's 1080p display is still fairly standard for current phones at this size, and The Next Web was pretty happy with it, saying "colors are rich and vibrant." Android Authority agrees, taking note of the "great colours" that have "the UI shining through quite well." Usually a lower resolution means a gain in battery life, but that wasn't the case here. Not that the battery life is poor, but for a device with a 2,800mAh battery PocketNow calls it "average at best."

Aside from a lower price, the rest remains the same, and the Find 7a definitely shows that Oppo is getting better at making phones. It's not the best option available, but it's still a good alternative to some of the more popular brands out there.

Critic reviews

8.9
7 reviews
  • Reception and call quality
    8.0
  • Display
    8.5
  • Battery life
    7.8
  • Camera
    8.2
  • Ease of use
    7.3
  • Design and form factor
    8.4
  • Portability (size / weight)
    7.5
  • Media support
    8.0
  • Durability
    8.0
  • Ecosystem (apps, accessories, etc.)
    7.8

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User reviews

10
1 review
  • Reception and call quality
    10
  • Display
    10
  • Battery life
    8.0
  • Camera
    10
  • Ease of use
    10
  • Design and form factor
    10
  • Portability (size / weight)
    10
  • Media support
    10
  • Durability
    10
  • Ecosystem (apps, accessories, etc.)
    10
9.0
Phandroid Apr 2, 2014

I’ll overlook the Find 7a’s minor flaws and I’ll be putting my Moto X back on the nightstand for a bit longer while I continue to use the Find 7a. The hardware is worth it.

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9.0
Android Authority May 24, 2014

In the Oppo Find 7a, you find a worthy competitor to the Galaxy, the Ones, and the Xperias of the world, and it definitely deserves a lot more attention.

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9.0
phoneArena Apr 25, 2014

In any case, the Find 7a is very likely Oppo's greatest achievement to date, and one that we definitely feel deserves a spot on the world stage.

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8.0
GSM Arena May 5, 2014

Oppo Find 7a is among the cheapest flagship smartphones you can get today. And while it costs less, the Find 7a does not skimp on quality and offers a great build, performance and user experience. You get top notch tech with a reasonable price tag.

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9.0
The Next Web May 6, 2014

The device looks good, performs well and has excellent build quality. If you can find a way to modify the software experience ... this is a handset you should consider.

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10
eportuguesas eportuguesas

Oppo Find7a is a great phone, is the second smartphone that I have from Oppo (find5). Is greater on hand, have a good screen, good sound, good design and the best of all, GREAT Hardware Love it :)

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