Oppo A79 launched with18:9 display:Full Specifications, Pricing & Availability
Chinese smartphone maker Oppo has announced the brand-new mid-range smartphone in the A-series in its home country, dubbed as the Oppo A79. The smartphone has a 6-inch full HD+ 18:9 full-screen AMOLED display with 86% screen-to-body ratio and a 16MP selfie camera. The smartphone is priced at 2,399 yuan (Rs. 23,400 approx.) and available for pre-order in China.
Oppo had recently launched three new full-screen display phones in China including the Oppo F5 that was also launched in India earlier this month. Now, the Oppo A79 has almost similar specifications to the OPPO F5, including a MediaTek Helio P23 processor, and 16MP rear camera and face unlock feature which Oppo claims to be as fast as 0.18 seconds.
Oppo A79 Specifications
Oppo A79 features a 6-inch FHD+ (2160 × 1080 pixels) 18:9 ratio full-screen AMOLED display with 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The dual SIM phone runs Android 7.1 Nougat with ColorOS 3.2.
Coming to the hardware department, the Oppo A79 is powered by a 2.5GHz Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P23 processor with Mali G71 MP2GPU.
In terms of storage, the 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage which is expandable up to 256GB with microSD card.
In terms of camera, the device sports a 16MP rear camera with LED flash and f/1.8 aperture. On the front, there is a 16MP secondary camera with f/2.0 aperture. There is a fingerprint sensor below the rear camera module for security.
Connectivity options on the phone include, 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS. Dimension wise it measures 157.3 x 76 x 7.2mm and weighs 140g.
The Oppo A79 is powered by a 3000mAh built-in battery with VOOC flash charge support.
Oppo A79 Pricing and Availability
The OPPO A79 is priced at 2,399 yuan (Rs. 23,400 approx.).
The device comes in Champagne Gold, Black and Blue color options and is now available for pre-order in China and shipping to start from December 1. There is no word on its availability in India.