The Oppo A31 is the best looking smartphone that was announced by Oppo this year. This smartphone parades a sleek and beautiful body design featuring a great camera, enough inbuilt storage and powered by a massive battery on the inside.
Oppo A31 Key Specs & Features
- 6.5 inches IPS LCD Display, 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~270 ppi density)
- Android 9.0 (Pie); ColorOS 6.1
- Octa-core Mediatek MT6765V/CB Helio P35 (12nm)
- 4GB RAM
- 128GB Built-in Storage up to 256GB Memory Card
- 12 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP Triple Rear Camera
- 8 MP Front Camera
- 4G LTE Network
- Fingerprint Scanner (Rear)
- Fast Charging
- Non-Removable Li-Po 4230 mAh battery
Design and Display
The smartphone is looks elegant and attractive. This is because it’s front is built with glass. In a bid to reduce production cost and to cut the price, it features a plastic back and frame.
The A31 comes in a smooth panel housing the camera modules, an LED flash and also a fingerprint scanner for extra security. The Oppo A31 measures 163.9 x 75.5 x 8.3 mm in dimensions and weighs 180 grams.
Moving to the front, there is a large 6.5 inches display which is perfect for entertainment. The screen packs a resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels, a tall 20:9 ratio and 270 PPI density for crystal clear visuals.
It also produces 480 nits brightness and it’s equipped with an IPS LCD display and display protection.
For the camera, Oppo A31 comes with a triple rear camera set up that consists of 12 MP wide featuring PDAF, with another 2 MP macro camera and lastly is 2 MP depth sensor.
The main camera has an LED flash, HDR, panorama and can also shoot 2K videos quality. For selfies and video calling, there is a single front camera of 8 MP. The front camera has HDR and the same video resolution as the main camera.
Hardware and Software
Processing power for the A31 is supplied by a Mediatek MT6765V/CB Helio P35 chipset which is under mid-range. The SOC is based on 12 nm process technology and it has an octa-core processor clocked at a speed of 2.3 GHz.
Also included is a PowerVR GE8320 for graphics and it runs on Android 9.0 Pie with ColorOS 6.1 user interface on top. The inbuilt storage on the device is 128GB with 4GB RAM and the memory is also expandable up to 256GB via micro SD card.
Battery and Network
Oppo A31 runs on a massive battery of 4230 mAh. There is no news if the battery supports fast charging. However, it will surely last a full day under normal usage when fully charged.
The phone also has a dual SIM slot with 4G LTE Network connectivity on board. Other connectivity includes Wi-Fi, Bluetooth for a wireless connection, A-GPS for navigation, FM radio for entertainment and MicroUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go.
Oppo A31 Price and Availability
The Oppo A31 is now available for purchase at a price of 180 EUR. This is about 91,000 Naira in Nigeria. Those in Ghana will get the new phone at a price of 1,000 Ghs and it will sell for 20,000 Ksh in Kenya. It will be shipped in amazing colors namely Fantasy White, Mystery Black. We expect a slight variation in price due to fluctuation in exchange rate and other local factors.
Where to Buy Oppo A31
Oppo A31 Specs
Here are a few specs of the Oppo A31:
|Processor||Mediatek MT6765V/CB Helio P35 (12nm)|
|Display||6.5 inches IPS LCD Display|
|Camera||12 MP (wide) + 2 MP (macor) + 2 MP (depth) triple Camera, 1080p@30fps|
|Launch Date In Nigeria||June 2020|
OPPO RENO 3 SPECIAL FEATURES
|Fingerprint Sensor Position||Rear Mounted|
|Other Sensors||Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass|
|Quick Charging||Not Available|
|Operating System||Android 9 Pie, ColorOS 6.1|
|Sim Slots||Nano-SIM, dual stand-by|
|Launch Date||June 2020|
|Network||4G: Yes 3G: Available, 2G: Available|
|Audio Jack||3.5 mm|
|Chipset||Octa-core (4×2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)|
|Processor||Mediatek MT6765V/CB Helio P35 (12nm)|
|Display Type||IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen|
|Aspect Ratio||20:9 ratio|
|Pixel Density||~270 PPI|
|Screen Size||6.5 inches|
|Screen Resolution||720 x 1520 Pixels|
|Expandable Memory||Yes Up to 256GB|
|Settings||Exposure compensation, ISO control|
|Camera Features||Autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, 1080P@30fps, 720P@30fps|
|Rear Camera||13MP (Primary) f/2.2 + 2MP (Depth) f/2.4|
|Shooting Modes||Continuous Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Face detection, Face beauty|
|Front Camera||8 MPCamera, f/2.0|
|Wifi||Yes Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n|
|Wifi Features||Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot|
|USB Type-C||Yes, USB 3.1|
|USB Connectivity||Mass storage device, USB charging|
|Network Support||4G, 3G, 2G|
|Sim Type||Dual Sim|
|SIM Size||Nano (Hybrid)|
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