Quick Review of Oppo A79

The Good
  • Sharp AMOLED display
  • Dedicated SDcard slot
  • Light in weight
The Bad
  • No dual rear camera at this price point
  • Heavily skinned custom UI on top of stock Android
  • Lacks fast charging

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Oppo A79 Full Features & Specifications

Launched in: November 2017
Note: Scores are assigned in comparison to similarly priced products
Screen Size 6.01 inch
Screen Resolution 2160 x 1080 pixels
Screen Type AMOLED
Pixel Density 402 PPI
Bezel Less Yes
Brand MediaTek
Processor Speed 2.5GHz
Processor MediaTek MT6763T Helio P23
Processor Type Octa-Core
Graphics Mali-G71 MP2
Rear Camera Resolution 16MP
Dual Rear Camera No
Front Camera Resolution 16MP
Dual Selfie Camera No
Camera Features Autofocus, LED Flash
General Specifications
Operating System Android
OS Version Android 7.1 Nougat
OS Detail ColorOS 3.2
Device Type Touchscreen
USB Connector Type Micro USB
Features Fingerprint Scanner, GPS, FM Radio
Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Magnetometer, Ambient Light
Dimensions (mm) 157.3 x 76 x 7
Weight 140 grams
Connectivity 4G LTE (India Compatible), 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth, VoLTE (Works with Jio)
Headphone Jack Type 3.5mm
Color Black
Build Material Metal
Device Warranty 1 Year
In The Box Device, Charger & Cable Separate, Earphone, User Manual
Internal Storage 64GB
Card Slot Yes
Maximum Card Slot Capacity 128GB
SIM Card Slots Dual
Network Type GSM
SIM Card Type Nano SIM
SIM 1 Details 4G, 3G, 2G, Nano SIM
SIM 2 Details 4G, 3G, 2G, Nano SIM
2G Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900, CDMA 800, TD-SCDMA 1880-1920 / 2010-2025
3G Bands UMTS 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Bands LTE 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600, LTE-TDD 1900 / 2300 / 2500 / 2600
Battery Capacity 3000mAh
Battery Type Lithium-Polymer (Li-Po)
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No

Oppo A79 Features

After the launch of F5 and F5 Youth, China based handset maker Oppo has launched another bezel less smartphone called the A79. The A79 is a mid range smartphone. Let’s see what this phone has in store for us:

Display & Design:

The A79 sports a metal unibody that ensures durability. The screen measures 6.01-inches with resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels & a pixel density of 402 PPI. Oppo has added an AMOLED display & the phone features minimal bezels. A fingerprint scanner is mounted at the back of the device. Sensors on the phone include accelerometer, proximity, & ambient light sensor. The device has a 3.5mm headphone jack & ships in Black color. 


In the camera department, the A79 features 16MP primary autofocus shooter with f/1.8 aperture & LED flash. On the front there is a 16MP sensor with f/2.0 aperture for selfie needs. Both the cameras are capable of clicking great pictures.

Performance, Storage & OS:

Performance-wise, the A79 houses an octa-core MediaTek processor ticking at 2.5GHz. It packs 4GB RAM along with a graphics processor onboard. The phone offers 64GB internal storage with card slot support up to 128GB. The phone runs on Android 7.1 Nougat based ColorOS 3.2 skinned on the top.

Battery & Connectivity:

The A79 is fuelled by a non-removable 3000 mAh battery. It offers dual sim functionality & supports nano sim. Connectivity options on the phone include 4G LTE, 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth & VoLTE.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about OPPO A79:

1. Will this phone work with Reliance Jio network?

Ans: Yes, you will be able to use a Reliance Jio on this device.

2. How is the camera for selfies? 

Ans: A 16MP front camera ensures great quality selfies.

3. Is the battery removable?

Ans: No, the 3000mAh battery of the phone is not user removable

4.What comes in the box?

Ans: Along with phone accessories inside the box include charger & cable separate, earphone & user manual.

5. Will this support my existing Nano SIM card?

Ans: Yes, Nano SIM cards are compatible with this device.

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