Oppo, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer has announced yet another mid-ranger smartphone in the portfolio of the company’s ‘A’ series dubbed as Oppo A79 in a launch event in China. the device was earlier listed on Chinese certification site TENAA and Chinese Carrier China Telecom with detailed specification, images and pricing.
The Oppo A79 bears a 6-inch OLED (2180 x 1080 p) ‘FullVision’ display with 18:9 aspect ratio. the device sports almost bezel-less on both left and right edges and has thin bezels on top and bottom. it is powered by a 2.5GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio P23 processor paired with 4GB of RAM and Mali-G71 GPU. it is packed with 64GB of on-board storage and supports storage expansion up-to 128GB via MicroSD card. the device runs on ColorOS 3.2 operating system based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat update and is backed by a 3,000 mAh battery with the company’s in-house ‘VOOC’ fast charging technology. the device also sports a fingerprint sensor on the rear and comes with Facial recognition technology which unlocks the device with Face ID.
The Oppo A79 sports a 16-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, F/1.8 aperture, 5P lens, and 1.0μm pixel sensor. it also sports an 16-megapixel front facing selfie shooter with 5P lens and F/2.0 aperture. it also sports different mode including Pro mode, Panoramic Mode and Time-Lapse.
The device also include connectivity options like 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, USB Type-C with OTG support and 3.5mm audio jack. it also on-boards Geomagnetic induction, light sensor, distance sensor, and gravity sensor. the device measures at 157.3 x 76.7 x 7.1 mm and weights at 140 grams.
The Oppo A79 is priced at 2,399 Yuan (approx. Rs. 23,500) in China and is already available for pre-booking from the company’s website. it will go on sale starting from December 1 in Champagne gold, and Black colour options.If you like our report please share your support by subscribing to our community on Facebook, Twitter, Telegram or Flipboard. you can also join our support group Smartphone Assistant for any queries related to your devices