The Oppo F21 Pro series follows the recent trend wherein smartphone makers are introducing a similar-specced 4G phone for users who are not keen on jumping the 5G boat already.
The Oppo F21 Pro lineup succeeds the Oppo F19 series that was introduced last year, and the Oppo Reno F21 Pro has uncanny similarities with the Reno 7 4G which is available in the European market already. Apart from the two phones, Oppo has also introduced the Oppo Enco Air 2 Pro.
Oppo F21 Pro, F21 Pro 5G and Enco Air 2 Pro price and availability
Both the phones – Oppo F21 Pro and F21 Pro 5G come in a single variant of 8GB RAM and 128 GB of storage. The price of Oppo F21 Pro has been set at Rs. 22,999 while the Oppo F21 Pro 5G has been priced at Rs. 26,999. The Enco Air 2 Pro is priced at Rs. 3499.
The company is offering an instant discount of 10 percent on all the major banks including HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, Kotak Bank, Standard Chartered, IDFC First Bank, and Bank of Baroda credit. Additionally, an exchange bonus of Rs. 2000 on other devices and Rs. 3000 on any Oppo phone is also being offered over and above the instant discount.
Oppo is also offering a one-time free screen replacement and no-cost EMI on select credit cards. There’s also an option of opting for an assured buyback of up to 70 percent of the value of the phone.
While both the phones are already up for preorder, the Oppo F21 Pro will start retailing from April 15 while the F21 Pro 5G and the Enco Air 2 Pro will be up for grabs starting April 21.
Oppo F21 Pro, F21 Pro 5G and Enco Air 2 Pro features and specifications
Both the F21 Pro and F21 Pro 5G are identical in terms of specifications and features apart from the fact that the 4G-only phone comes with a Snapdragon 680 SoC while the F21 Pro 5G is powered by a Snapdragon 695 SoC.
The phones come equipped with a 6.4-inches AMOLED panel with a 90 Hz refresh rate and 180 Hz touch sampling rate. The phones are introduced in a single memory and storage variant each and come with an option to increase the RAM virtually up to 5GB in case required.
Powering the internals is a 4500 mAh battery pack that supports 33W fast charging tech. In terms of optics, the smartphones come with a triple rear camera setup where the primary sensor is a 64MP primary sensor along with a 2MP Micro camera and a 2MP depth sensor. There is a 32MP selfie camera at the front housed under a hole-punch display.
The Oppo Enco Air 2 Pro comes equipped with a 12.4mm titanised diaphragm driver which has been custom-made large to produce deeper bass and an overall balanced sound. The OPPO Enco Air2 Pro comes in a dual-layer transparent bubble design with a refractive top cover.
The OPPO Enco Air2 Pro comes with the Active Noise Cancellation feature that is found in most mid-range TWS these days. The company says that this will help neutralize low-frequency everyday noise to offer a distraction-less listening experience.
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