When it comes to budget phones, OPPO – a global smartphone brand consistently comes at the top. We have a wide variety of mid-range smartphones that offer top-notch features for an amazing handset experience while staying in the budget. Sometimes these budget phones even have features that can only be found in the flagship phones. One such example is the OPPO F11, and we’ll be seeing why it is the best budget phone out there.
OPPO F11 features a 48 MP HDR rear camera with an f/1.79 lens and addition of the 5MP depth sensor with an f/2.4 lens for excellent quality images. Moreover, the AI-powered Ultra Night Mode delivers clear pictures even in the low-light conditions.
The selfie camera of the F11 features a 16MP camera with an f/2.0 lens. The front camera in the F11 is featured in a waterdrop-style notch at the top of the display. With Eid just weeks away, you can get that perfect selfie.
The performance is pretty decent as it features an Octa-core processor. This adds up to a lot of speed. Moreover, the 4 GB RAM is more than enough to run even the most intensive of Android games, whether it be PUBG Mobile or Asphalt 8 Airborne, this smartphone will not disappoint you.
Another feature which OPPO calls “Hyper Boost” promises to boost mobile performance when needed. It is kind of like overclocking a gaming desktop PC. But it is all automatic, let the device worry about how to provide a smooth app usage. No wonder the OPPO F11 has an Antutu Benchmark score of 137.900.
3. Battery and Charging
Smartphones in this range usually pack around 3000 mAh of battery. The OPPO F11 packs a 4020 mAh battery size which can last even a whole day. It is very unusual to have a battery of this large size because all the mid-range smartphones normally feature a battery of around 3000 mAh capacity. This gives the OPPO F11 another plus point as compared to the other budget-friendly devices.
Additionally, the F11 features VOOC Flash Charge 3.0 that promises to reach full charge 20 minutes faster than the previous versions. This means that you don’t have to wait for hours in order to use your phone. Even in emergencies, a 5 minutes charge can get you 2 hours of talk time.
4. Display and Screen
The OPPO F11 comes with a 6.53-inches LCD capacitive touchscreen, with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. It has 19.5:9 aspect ratio and a 90.7% screen-to-body ratio. Watching random YouTube videos and movies are a whole lot better with bigger screens.
The display also features a waterdrop-style notch at the top which holds a 16MP camera, unlike the Pro variant which features the pop-up mechanism for the selfie camera.
5. RAM and Storage
The OPPO F11 comes with a 4GB RAM and a storage space of 64GB. This amount of RAM is more than enough to handle all the day-to-day functions. Applications will run smoothly, and with this storage space, you will finally not have to micromanage the phone’s storage. We all hate to have to remove apps just to install a new one.
The phone features a dual-sim option, but you can also add an external memory card which uses a shared SIM slot. The handset supports a microSD card up to 256GB of space.
The OPPO F11 runs the latest version of the company’s custom Android skin, which is ColorOS 6. This version of the software takes better advantage of tall displays and further includes performance-enhancing features and a fresh paint job. The latest update has a new app drawer, notification panel, redesigned stock apps and much more.
ColorOS runs on top the latest Android 9.0 Pie. It’s a breath of fresh air for those who are tired of seeing the default interface of the Android Pie.
All these features come at a price of Rs. 39,999, which seems fair when you look at the amazing features the phone holds in it. Granted it does stretch the limits of what you may call a budget phone, but it is worth it. With these specs, it easily beats other phones in the market that are similarly priced.
This story is produced in collaboration with OPPO Pakistan.