March 4, 2024

Oppo’s newest flagship, the Discover X7 Extremely, is the primary smartphone to incorporate two periscope cameras, the corporate introduced immediately because it launched the gadget in China. One gives a 3x zoom and makes use of a 1/1.56-inch sensor that Oppo says is “the largest telephoto sensor in any smartphone.” Giant sensors usually make for higher low-light pictures, which might be a problem for some telephones’ secondary cameras. The second periscope lens gives a 6x optical zoom with a 1/2.51-inch sensor.

The zoom lenses make up two of the 4 50-megapixel cameras Oppo has constructed into the rear of the telephone. These additionally embrace a principal digicam that’s the primary out there to make use of Sony’s second-generation 1-inch-type sensor (the LYT-900), alongside an ultrawide digicam (sensor measurement: 1/1.95-inch). On the software program facet, the 4 sensors are powered by Oppo’s new HyperTone Picture Engine.

An inside have a look at the 2 periscope lenses constructed into the Discover X7 Extremely.
Picture: Oppo

Elsewhere the Discover X7 Extremely carries typical flagship smartphone specs. It’s powered by Qualcomm’s newest Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 processor, with a 5,000mAh battery that may be fast-charged at as much as 100W wired or 50W wirelessly. Its 6.82-inch display is 1440p, with a most refresh fee of 120Hz and peak brightness of as much as 4500 nits when viewing HDR content material.

Sadly, the telephone appears more likely to stay unique to the Chinese language market, with no launch deliberate for Europe or the US — similar to final yr’s Discover X6 Professional. In China, costs begin at ¥5,999 (round $845) for a mannequin with 12GB of RAM and 256GB of onboard storage, going as much as ¥6,999 (round $990) for the top-end mannequin with 16GB of RAM and 512GB of storage.

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