OPPO A79 with 6.01-inch FHD+ full-screen AMOLED display, 16MP front camera announced


OPPO has announced A79, the company’s latest mid-range smartphone in the ‘A series’ in China. It has a 6-inch full HD+ 18:9 full-screen AMOLED display with 86% screen-to-body ratio and comes with a 16-megapixel front camera. Other specifications are similar to the OPPO F5, including a MediaTek Helio P23 SoC, 16-megapixel rear camera and face unlock feature.


It has a slightly smaller 3000mAh battery compared to the 3200mAh battery on the F5, but this comes with support for VOOC flash charge fast charging technology that promises up to 2 hours of talk time with just 5 minutes of charging.

OPPO A79 specifications

  • 6-inch (2160 × 1080 pixels) 18:9 FHD+ full-screen AMOLED 2.5D curved glass display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • 2.5GHz Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P23 16nm processor with 800MHz ARM Mali G71 MP2 GPU
  • 4GB RAM, 64GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
  • Android 7.1 (Nougat) with ColorOS 3.2
  • Dual SIM
  • 16MP rear camera with LED flash, f/1.8 aperture
  • 16MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Dimensions:157.3 x 76 x 7.2mm; Weight: 140g
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
  • 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS
  • 3000mAh built-in battery with VOOC flash charge

The OPPO A79 comes in Champagne Gold, Black and Blue colors and is priced at 2399 yuan (US$ 364 / Rs. 23,500 approx.). It is now available for order in China and ships from December 1st.


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