After the success of the OPPO F-series, the company launched yet another mid-range contender to the group. Launched as the OPPO F11 Pro, the smartphone gathered attention due to its exquisite OPPO and pop-up camera. Now becoming the lowest priced smartphone with a pop-up camera, users are wondering if it packs up a worthy experience for its price. Is it really up for worthiness? Let’s find out.
Oppo F11 Pro official specs, price, availability in the Philippines
- Display: 6.5-inch FHD+ 19.5:9, LCD Panoramic Display, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
- Design: mechanical pop-up selfie camera, glass and polycarbonate body
- CPU: MediaTek Helio P70 2.1GHz octa-core AI processor
- GPU: Mali-G72 graphics
- RAM: 6GB
- Memory: 64GB expandable storage, Dual SIM + microSD card hybrid
- Camera: 48MP main + 5MP depth sensor, 4K UHD video
- Selfie: mechanical pop-up 16MP front sensor
- Connectivity: 4G LTE-A Wi-Fi ac, BT 4.2, GPS, micro USB port
- Battery: non-removable 4000mAh with Super VOOC Ultra Fast Charging (click for test/review)
- Security: rear-mounted capacitive fingerprint scanner
- OS: Android 9.0 Pie
- Release date: Philippines availability April 2019
- Price: $360 or P18,990
Design and Display
Coming in with the display, the OPPO F11 Pro boasts a large 6.3-inch FHD+ IPS LCD display. With its full bezel-less screen, the smartphone now bears a 90.8 percent screen to body ratio. The smartphone is coated by a polycarbonate unibody design along with a triple-color gradient finish, making it look stunning. Aside from those, the company also equipped the display with a blue light filter for users browsing during nighttime. The weigh of the F11 Pro is a little bit heavier with 190g.
Turning to the back, you can find the F11 Pro’s dual-camera, LED flash and fingerprint sensor. Those mentioned also aligns with the ‘designed by OPPO’ phrase, making the smartphone design symmetrical.
Moving on, you will see the pop-up camera enclosure along with the noise-canceling mic and the ambient light sensor at the top. There is only one loudspeaker at the bottom along with the standard micro USB and 3.5mm headphone jack.
Camera: 48MP Sensor and Motorized Selfie
At the back, the camera consists of a 48 MP Sony IMX586 sensor and a 5 MP that serves as a depth sensor. The rear camera also has a pixel binning option which allows the 48MP camera to produce 12MP images. Images offer the right quality of sharpness, accurate color, and detail.
In terms of the front camera, it pops up less than a second and goes down fast as well. While on the quality, the front 16MP sensor with an f/2.0 aperture also offers detailed images with great colors and sharpness. There are also other options available like AI Beautify, Ultra Night Mode, Dazzle Colour Mode and more.
Performance: Benchmark and Gaming
Running on Helio P70 MediaTek SoC, the OPPO F11 Pro boasts 6 GB of RAM and 64 GB of expandable storage via micro-SD card. In terms of games, we didn’t encounter any lags and PUBG Mobile and Asphalt 9 runs smoothly.
Based on Geekbench results, OPPO F11 Pro tops Huawei Nova 3i in terms of performance:
|OPPO F11 Pro||1625||6103|
|Huawei Nova 3i||1256||4350|
While on AnTuTu benchmark test, OPPO F11 Pro has able to beat Samsung Galaxy A7 and Huawei P20 Lite:
|OPPO F11 Pro||150699|
|Huawei P20 Lite||150345|
The F11 Pro also has new software, ColorOS 6 which enables an app drawer, wider theme customization, and gesture-based user interface. The device also has Game Space, Hyperboost and many more features.
Battery and Charging
Lastly, the OPPO F11 Pro packs a big 4,000 mAh battery capacity. bundled with a 20W charger, the smartphone also has VOOC charging which enables 0-50 percent in 30-minutes of battery charging.
Manila Shaker Battery Test
|Endurance rating||36 hours|
|Charging time||25% in 15 minutes|
Pros of OPPO F11 Pro
- Motorized selfie
- 48MP camera
- Premium design
- Solid battery life
Cons of OPPO F11 Pro
- MicroUSB port
The OPPO F11 Pro indeed packs a good overall performance along with a stunning design to be worthy of its price. Then again, pop up cameras is not everyone’s cup of tea. If you liked what you’ve read in our review, you may place an order at your nearest OPPO concept stores. OPPO F11 pro is priced at P18,990.