Oppo unveils Find 7 smartphone with 2K display and 50-megapixel image capture

Oppo Find 7

Watch out, Samsung. Oppo’s latest smartphone, the Find 7, boasts enough impressive specs to put the impressive Galaxy S5 on notice. Unveiled in Beijing on Wednesday (and via Oppo on Twitter), the Find 7 is the first smartphone to feature a 2560 x 1440 “2K” display.

That ultra-high resolution provides the Find 7 with one of the densest mobile displaysd available. It measures 5.5 inches, which works out to an incredibly sharp 538 pixels per inch. Luckily the phone features a relatively large 3,000mAh battery, which should keep that display powered for a decent amount of time. Oppo also claims the phone uses a rapid charging technology which allows you to get up to 75 percent of a full charge in just 30 minutes, which is likely enabled by Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 2.0.

Oppo 4K Find 7

Apart from the display, another feature likely to catch your eye is the phone’s ability to capture 50-megapixel images. Make no mistake: The Find 7 actually uses a 13-megapixel Sony Exmor IMX214 sensor. But thanks to a software-based “Super Zoom” feature, the camera can fire off a series of 10 shots, automatically pick the four best, and combine them to create a sort of 50-megapixel equivalent. That’s not to be confused with a mobile camera like Nokia’s Lumia 1020, which features a genuine 41-megapixel sensor.

The rest of the specs are pretty impressive as well. The phone is powered by a 2.5GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, which is the same chip you’ll find in the Galaxy S5. It also comes with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage, along with a microSD card slot expandable up to an additional 128GB. The phone runs the older Android 4.3, along with Oppo’s Color OS 1.2 modifications.

Oppo didn’t announce a U.S. release date, but the phone will cost $599 without a contract. Oppo will also be offering the Find 7a, which drops the specs down a notch in exchange for a slightly lower price tag. It will feature a 1920 x 1080 display, 2.3GHz processor, 2,800mAh battery and 16GB of storage for $499.

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