Oppo A79 Launched as Youth Edition of Oppo R11s

Oppo A79 Review

Oppo A79 has been released as a youth edition of the OPPO R11s, their full-screen flagship smartphone. The new OPPO A79 has similar features with the R11s. It also sports the Face ID technology which captures 128 facial features to identify the user. The technology is fast as well, unlocking the smartphone in just 0.08 seconds.

Oppo A79 DESIGN

The OPPO A79 looks exactly like the R11s, it’s 7.2mm thin and weighs just 140g. With exquisitely premium colours, the A79 is a beauty to hold and behold. The fingerprint scanner is mounted at the back for easy access, on its aluminium design.

Oppo A79

DISPLAY

OPPO A79 is bezel-less with an AMOLED Capacitive touchscreen. OPPO achieved a near 80% screen to body ratio on the 6-inch device. The beautiful smartphone has a screen resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels with a 402 ppi density. You will finally get the full value of viewing movies and playing games on a 6-inch device.

HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE

It houses a MediaTek Helio P23 MT6763T chipset, which clocks at 2.5GHz Octa-core processor. OPPO A79 won’t slow you down when performing your daily tasks. Its 4GB RAM helps for multitasking and heavy app launching.

In terms of storage, there’s a 64GB storage space for all your files, which is upgradeable to 128GB. OPPO A79 runs on Android 7.1 Nougat with Color OS 3.1.

Oppo A79 CAMERA

There’s a single 16MP super sharp rear camera on the A79. The camera captures 4K resolution images with amazing features like Panorama, Autofocus, PDAF Sensor, Gesture Shot, Voice Capture, HDR, Smile detection, Face Detection, Touch focus, Pro Mode, OIS Sensor and LED Flash.

For selfies, it sports another 16MP selfie camera with LED Flash for low light environment. The selfie camera also has a Face Beauty feature, making your selfies beautiful.

BATTERY

The OPPO A79 is powered by a 2900mAh Non-removable battery, with quick charge.

PRICE AND AVAILABILITY

OPPO A79 is available for Pre-order for just $399, that’s about N140,000 – N160,000.

Full Specification Of OPPO A79

LAUNCH
・Announced: 2017, November 24
・Status: Coming soon. December 1, 2017

NETWORK
・Network Technology: GSM / WCDMA / LTE
・3G Support: Yes
・4G Support: Yes
・Number of SIM Card: 2 (Nano)
・Dual SIM Support: Yes

DESIGN
・Dimensions: 157 x 78 x 7 mm
・Color: Blue, Gold, Black
・Weight: 140g

DISPLAY
・Type: AMOLED FHD+ Capacitive Touch Screen
・Size: 6-inch
・Resolution: 2160 x 1080 pixels
・Pixel Density: 402ppi
・Screen to Body Ratio: 79%

SOFTWARE
・OS: Android 7.1, Color OS 3.1
・Processor: 2.5GHz Octa-core
・Chipset: MediaTek Helio P23 MT6763T
・GPU: Mali G71

STORAGE
・Card slot: Yes, microSD up to 128GB
・Internal: 64GB ROM, 4GB RAM

CAMERA
・Primary: 16MP
・Secondary: 16MP
・Flash: Yes, LED Flash

FEATURES
・Wifi: Yes, 802.11 b/g/n
・Bluetooth: Yes, 4.2
・Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (Black)
・Sensors: Proximity, Accelerometer, Compass, Ambient Light, Gyro, Fingerprint
・USB: 2.0, with OTG

BATTERY
・Capacity: 2900mAh
・Standby Time: 260h
・Talktime: 10h
・Fast Charging: Yes

Posted by Joseph Young

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