It was OPPO Pakistan that listed OPPO A71 (2018) on their listing a month earlier with no hints of release date and availability. However, the smartphone has been officially launched in India with affordable price tag. Not to mention that the new device is the advanced variant of the model that surfaced last year with brand name of OPPO A71.
OPPO A71 (2018) Features
The new variant of OPPO A71 runs on Android Nougat 7.1 base on ColorOS 3.2 user interface. We have a 5.2-inch IPS LCD HD display having screen resolution of 1280 × 720 pixels on the front.
OPPO has used Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 450 chipset to power up the device with 1.8GHz octa-core CPU and Adreno 506 GPU. On the memory front, OPPO A 71 (2018) is equipped with a RAM-ROM combo of 3GB and 16GB. There’s also a microSD card slot that enables users to further expand phone’s storage capacity up to 256GB.
We all know OPPO as the camera-centric brand but surprisingly the company has introduced a 5MP fixed-focus lens on the front for selfie shooting and video calling. However, the main shooter features a 13MP sensor with autofocus and ƒ/2.2 aperture at the back. Moreover, the rear-facing sensor is capable of shooting full-HD 1080p videos and is accompanied by an LED flash.
As per OPPO’s claim, the main highlight of the phone is its built-in AI-based beautification function that can recognize around 200 different facial features. There is also a proprietary bokeh effect that blurs the background when users take selfies.
In terms of connectivity, the phone supports dual-SIM, 4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS (with A-GPS and GLONASS), microUSB port with OTG support, and 3.5mm audio port.
The device is powered by 3,000mAh non-removable battery that is claimed to last up to 15 hours on continuous video consuption. Priced at Rs. 9,990 in India, the device is available in two color options — Black and Gold.s well as Amazon India.
OPPO A71 (2018) Pricing and Availability
As mentioned earlier, OPPO has made the OPPO A71 (2018) in Indian market with price tag of INR 9,990 (~PKR 17,200) through online retailer Flipkart. It is also learnt that sooner the smartphone will be available on Snapdeal.
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