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Oppo A79 (2017) review

Android OS v7.1.1 (Nougat)
Mediatek Helio P23 MT6763
Mali-G71 MP2
4 GB / 64 GB
6.01 inches (1080 x 2160 px)
16 MP, 4608 x 3456 px, autofocus

Oppo announced the launch of the A79 smartphone in 2017. The manufacturer is offering the Oppo A79 phone with 6.01 inches display, Mediatek Helio P23 MT6763 chipset, 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage.

The Oppo A79 comes with Android OS v7.1.1 (Nougat) out of the box, and a Li-Po 3000 mAh, non-removable battery. The 6.01 inches phone comes with a high resolution AMOLED display (1080 x 2160 px).

Oppo A79 specifications

BrandOppo
NameA79
ModelA79
Release date2017

Body

The weight of Oppo A79 is about 4.94 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Oppo phone are average (6.19 x 2.99 x 0.28 inches).

Weight4.94 oz
Dimensions6.19 x 2.99 x 0.28 inches
Colorsblack, blue, gold
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The Oppo A79 comes with Android OS v7.1.1 (Nougat) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS. Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google based on a modified version of the Linux kernel and other open-source software.

OS versionAndroid OS v7.1.1 (Nougat)
SoCMediatek Helio P23 MT6763
CPUOcta-core, Quad-core 2.5 GHz Cortex-A53, Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-G71 MP2

Display

The size of A79 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 6.01 inches phone comes with AMOLED display. The AMOLED is a display technology and stands for Active Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diodes, it is a type of OLED display and is used in smartphones. The 6.01 inches AMOLED display of Oppo A79 with 1080 x 2160 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeAMOLED
Screen size6.01 inches
Resolution1080 x 2160 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Oppo A79 (4 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (64 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM4 GB
Internal storage64 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the A79 is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera16 MP
Main camera16 MP, 4608 x 3456 px, autofocus
FlashDual LED

Connectivity

The Oppo A79 supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. 4G is the fourth generation of mobile phone technology. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The A79 phone doesn't have built-in FM radio.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.2, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCno
FM radiono
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 3000 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of A79 isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Po 3000 mAh, non-removable

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The A79 phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. This Oppo phones come with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The A79 phone comes with a compass sensor. A compass sensor is a device that provides accurate directions in relation to the earth's North and South magnetic poles. The Dual SIM capability of Oppo A79 phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone supports fast charging technology, which comes in handy when you need quick juice on your device.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, fingerprint, light, proximity
SpecialsColorOS, Dual SIM, Fast charging

The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Oppo A79, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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