Oppo a Chinese manufacturing brand expands its budget line-up by officially announcing the new A71 (2018) smartphone. The brand quietly listed the device on company’s official website in Pakistan. For a recap, the Oppo A71 was announced last September but it was a short-lived model as the 2018 variant is already in the markets.
The Oppo A71 (2018) variant shares many similarities with its predecessor followed by some changes as in different processor, newer ColorOS version, and 1GB less RAM.
- The device is an upgraded variant of the Oppo A71 (2017) featuring Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SoC over MediaTek MT6750 Chipset.
- It gets AI Beauty Recognition Technology for enhanced selfie experience.
- It retains the same design built of glass and aluminum chassis.
Price and Availability
The Oppo A71 (2018) is offered in Gold and Black color options with a price tag of PKR 19,899 (Approx. $179 /€144 / Rs. 11,400). For the availability, the device is already up for orders in Pakistan. There are no official words on its global launch, but India can expect the device in short time.
Features and Specifications
The device flaunts similar design like its predecessor bearing traditional 16:9 aspect ratio built on the aluminum unibody. It features a 5.2-inch HD TFT display with a resolution of 1280 by 720 pixels.
The hardware of the device is powered by an Octa-core Snapdragon 450 chipset with a CPU with eight Cortex-A53 cores clocked at up to 1.8 GHz coupled with lesser 2GB of RAM. Memory department is managed by Adreno 506 GPU.
For storage, the handset offers 16GB of onboard storage expandable up to 256GB via microSD card. The dual sim device runs on ColorOS 3.2 operating system based on Android 7.1 Nougat.
As far as the cameras are concerned, the rear packs 13MP primary sensor with f2.2 and LED flash, whereas the front gets a 5MP shooter with f2.4 for selfies and video calling. It further comes equipped with “AI Beauty Recognition Technology” which offers the most suitable beautify effect for you.
The hardware is fueled by a Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery. It measures 148.1mm x 73.8mm x 7.6mm and Weighs 137 grams.
Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2, A-GPS, microUSB 2.0, and a headphone jack. Sensors onboard include a Proximity sensor, Light sensor, Accelerator sensor, and E compass.
|Specifications of||Oppo A71 (2018)|
|Technology||GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE|
|2G bands||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2|
|3G bands||UMTS 900 / 2100 / 850|
|4G bands||LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)|
|SIM||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Dimensions||148.1 x 73.8 x 7.6 mm|
|Build||Front glass, aluminum body|
|Type||TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Screen Size (Inches)||5.2 inches|
|Resolution||1280 by 720 pixels|
|Operating System||ColorOS 3.2, based on Android 7.1|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SDM 450|
|CPU||Octa-core (8x 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)|
|Primary (Rear)||13 MP, f/2.2, phase detection autofocus, LED flash|
|Features||Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama|
|Secondary (Front)||5 MP, f/2.4|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS|
|USB Port||microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go|
|Type||Proximity sensor, Light sensor, Accelerator sensor, E compass|
|Type||Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery|
|Price||PKR 19,899 (Approx. $179 /€144 / Rs. 11,400)|