Budget-friendly smartphones have improved by leaps and bounds, comprising of hardware and software that can match devices at higher price tiers. Chinese smartphone manufacturers, Oppo has excelled in producing affordable yet reliable and feature-filled phones for its global audiences. The Oppo R11 is one of the brand’s latest effort to produce a high-quality smartphone with an affordable price tag and the result is impressive. The Oppo R11 proves once again that you do not need to spend a bomb to own a feature-filled smartphone.
Design and Build Quality
The Oppo R11 has a premium look and feel that might make you mistake it for a high-end smartphone at first glance. Following the aesthetic values seen on many newer models today, the smartphone has a glossy metal unibody, thin bezels at the side of the display screen, and a svelte body, enabling the device to fit in your hands comfortably. These elements combine perfectly, allowing the Oppo R11 to aesthetically rise above its rivals in the same price range.
Oppo smartphones are traditionally known for their camera capabilities and the same can be said for the Oppo R11. The main highlight of the Oppo R11 is its front and back cameras. It sports a 20-megapixel front camera which shoots high-quality selfies in all lighting conditions. Moreover, Oppo has added a wide selection of beauty modes and settings to further improve the quality of the selfies taken.
The R11’s photography prowess does not stop there as it sports dual 20- and 16-megapixel rear cameras that are on par with the shooters on high-end models. These cameras snap sharp and detailed photos regardless of the lighting conditions. Furthermore, the rear cameras can also be used to take bokeh-style pictures with blurred backgrounds, like the ones taken by DSLR cameras. Many smartphone cameras today also provide bokeh effects, but some might encounter issues such as blurring the wrong parts of photos. The Oppo R11 blurs the background of photos accurately, making sure that the subject is always the centre of attention. The powerful cameras make this device a must-have smartphone for individuals who enjoy taking photos wherever they go.
The main source of the Oppo R11’s smooth performance is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor. It enables the smartphone to handle multitasking and day-to-day operations such as browsing the web and switching between apps a lag-free experience. This makes playing GPU-intensive games and bingeing on HD movies on the device an enjoyable experience.
Worried about your battery running out during the busiest time of your day? You can have peace of mind as the Oppo R11 offers long-lasting battery life that enables the phone to run through the day without recharging, even with battery-consuming tasks such as gaming and watching videos involved. This makes the phone ideal for individuals who are always travelling and might be unable to recharge the device often.