Oppo A79 has been launched in China, and the A79’s biggest highlight is its large 6-inch FullView display with an 18:9 aspect ratio. There’s no word as to when the device will be launched in other regions. The Oppo A79 price in China is CNY 2,399 – approximately $363 and will go on sale in the China on December 1st, 2017.
Oppo A79 Specifications
The dual-SIM Oppo A79 runs ColorOS 3.2 based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat. It sports a 6-inch Full HD+ (2160 x 1080 pixels) FullView AMOLED display with an 18:9 aspect ratio, 2.5D curved glass display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. It is powered by a 2.5GHz octa-core processor that’s backed by the MediaTek Helio P23 16nm SoC coupled with 800MHz ARM Mali G71 MP2 GPU and 4GB of RAM. The device has a fingerprint sensor on the rear panel.
The Oppo A79 bears a 16-megapixel autofocus rear camera with an f/1.8 aperture complete with LED flash, and on the front, it bears same 16-megapixel fixed focus camera with an f/2.0 aperture. The smartphone comes with 64GB of inbuilt storage, expandable via microSD card up to 256GB.
Connectivity options on the A79 include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, FM radio, Micro-USB, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The handset packs a 3000mAh battery with support for VOOC flash charge fast charging technology that promises up to 2 hours of talk time with just 5 minutes of charging. It weighs 140 grams and measures 157.3 x 76 x 7.2mm. The Oppo A79 comes in Champagne Gold, Black, and Blue color options.
Early this month, Oppo had announced the F5 selfie smartphone with a 20MP front-facing camera, A.I. Beauty recognition, a 6-inch bezel-less display with 18:9 aspect ratio, and facial recognition technology for quicker unlock in India. Oppo F5 price in India is Rs. 19,990 for the 4GB RAM + 32GB ROM model and can be purchased via Amazon.in and Flipkart.com in India.