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OPPO Throws Down the Gauntlet with Picture Perfect R11s


-Dual 20MP cameras, Full HD+ screen and AI Facial Recognition for $799-

Auckland, New Zealand - 5 February 2018 - OPPO has today launched the latest additions to its camera focused R-Series, the much anticipated R11s. OPPO’s latest devices continue to push the boundaries of its camera phones, utilising the latest photographic innovations, artificial intelligence (AI) and a full HD+ screen.


Both the front and rear cameras of the new R11s have been significantly updated. They sport a brand new rear 20MP+16MP dual camera, as well as a front facing 20MP selfie camera, ensuring users capture crystal clear images with every shot.


The new R11s also includes flagship features, such as:

      AI facial recognition technology – unlocking your device in 0.08seconds

      A fully immersive 6.01” full HD+ display on the R11s.


“Smartphones are the camera of choice for many New Zealanders. It’s what they use to capture, enjoy and replay every moment of their lives. The R11s offers Kiwis an exceptional photography experience, which will have them taking shots like a pro thanks to OPPO’s camera innovations,” said Terence Tan, Sales Director at OPPO New Zealand.


“From new software and hardware enhancements, to artificial intelligence, OPPO is ensuring it delivers a superior photography experience to all New Zealanders,” said Terence.


What makes the R11s’ cameras special is both operate as primary cameras, rather than the conventional format, where one camera takes the lead.


The 16MP rear camera takes on the primary role of normal everyday shots in brightly lit environments, while the 20MP HD camera is the main camera for low light environments. Both cameras provide an f/1.7 aperture, allowing more light into the device, enabling consumers to capture the highest quality portraits, day and night.


The front camera has also received a major upgrade. The 20MP front camera utilises OPPO’s groundbreaking self-learning AI Beauty Recognition technology, that identifies over 254 facial recognition points of the subject and references them against millions of facial images to make subtle, natural enhancements.


The AI facial recognition technology also enables users quick access to their device. The camera instantly recognises key facial feature points and swiftly unlocks the device in 0.08 seconds.


Bringing images to life is the camera phone’s new display. The R11s comes with a 6.01-inch FHD+ screen with 2160 x 1080 dpi and 18:9 aspect ratio, creating a immersive user experience. The 85.8 percent screen to surface ratio is the highest for any OPPO phone to date.


Exclusively on the Red version of the R11s, OPPO has introduced a ‘starry sky’ gradient effect on the screen, blurring the boundaries and bringing a wider view for users. New Zealand retailers will also stock black and gold variants of the device. 


“The R11s provides flagship quality features and hardware without the high price point. We want to continue bringing Kiwis the best camera phones without breaking the bank,” said Terence.


“This is why New Zealanders are turning to OPPO phones. We take our time to make sure each device meets their needs and wants, delivering a premium quality device at an affordable price-point. We expect the device to build off the success of the R9s and the R11 to become a favourite amongst Kiwis looking for an amazing camera phone experience.”




Pricing & Availability

RRP: $799

Stockists: The new device will be available from 8 February at Noel Leeming, 2degreesmobile, JB Hi-Fi, PB Tech, Smiths City and available online at The Warehouse, Warehouse Stationery.

On Plan: 2degreesmobile Carryover Plan – Interest free over 24 months on a $40 Carryover Plan ($29 Upfront + $32 per month); Handset only $799.


Media Kit - images & videos

Further product information on the R11s, as well as high-quality images, can be downloaded through this link. R11s Product Images




The OPPO R11s Specifications:


Size                             155.1 x 75.5 x 7.1mm

Weight                         153g


Basic Parameters

Color                            Black, Champagne, Red

Operating System        ColorOS 3.2 (based on Android 7.1)

Processor                    Qualcomm Snapdragon 660

GPU                             Adreno 512

RAM                             4 GB

Storage                        64 GB (Support microSD card up to 256GB)

Battery                         3205mAh Li-Po Battery (typical value, unremovable)



Size                              6.01 inches

Type                             AMOLED

Resolution                   FHD+ (2160 by 1080 pixels)

Colors                          16 million colors

Touchscreen                Multi-touch, Capacitive Screen, Gorilla Glass 5



Dual Rear Cameras     16MP + 20MP

Front Camera              20MP

Flash                           Flash

Aperture Rear:             f/1.7 + f/1.7

Aperture Front:            f/2.0



GPS                              Supported

Bluetooth                     4.2

Wi-Fi                            2.4GHz, 5GHz

OTG                              Supported

Sensors                       Distance Sensor, Light Sensor, G-sensor, E-compass


About OPPO

OPPO is a camera phone brand enjoyed by young people around the world. For the last 10 years, OPPO has been focusing on manufacturing camera phones, while innovating mobile photography technology breakthroughs. OPPO started the era of selfie beautification and was the first brand to launch smartphones with 5MP and 16MP front cameras. OPPO was also the first brand to introduce the motorised rotating camera, the Ultra HD feature and 5x Dual Camera Zoom technology. OPPO’s Selfie Expert F series launched in 2016 drove a selfie trend in the smartphone industry.


Today, OPPO provides a excellent smartphone photography experience to over 100 million people around the world. For more information, please visit