Oppo A73 is a new smartphone that was launched quietly by Oppo. The device is proof that Oppo paid a lot of attention to the A series in 2020 as we have seen so far. The Oppo A73 has gone official in Tunisia as the branded version of the Oppo F17 phone that was debuted last month in India. Oppo A73 feature a 6.44-inch display and quad camera system at the back, with a 16 MP main camera, and 128GB storage.
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Oppo A73 Key Specs & Features
- 6.44 inches AMOLED Display, 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~409 ppi)
- Android 10, ColorOS 7.2
- Octa-core Qualcomm SM6115 Snapdragon 662 (11 nm)
- 6GB RAM
- 128GB Built-in Storage up to 256GB Memory Card
- 16 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP Quad Rear Cameras
- 16 MP Front Camera
- Fingerprint (under display, optical)
- 4G LTE Network
- Fast charging 30W
- VOOC 4.0
- Non-Removable Li-Po 4015 mAh Battery
Design and Display
There is some similarity and differences between the Oppo A73 and the Oppo F17 smartphones. However, both of them differ mostly on the panel color availability. The Oppo A73 is available in Navy Blue and Classic Silver colors.
The A73 maintains the same smooth panel housing the square cameras setup and an LED flash. It has an under-display fingerprint scanner and measures 159.8 x 72.9 x 7.5 mm and 163 grams.
This device packs a waterdrop notch display of 6.44 inches. It makes use of an AMOLED screen that produces a full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels, a 20:9 aspect ratio, a 60Hz refresh rate, and up to 180Hz refresh rate. Apart from the in-screen fingerprint scanner, it has Gorilla Glass 3 protection and offers a screen space of 90.7 percent.
The front camera on the Oppo A73 is a Sony IMX471 16-megapixel camera for capturing selfie shots. The square-shaped camera on the back is home to a 16-megapixel main shooter, an 8-megapixel ultrawide lens with 119-degree FOV, and a pair of 2-megapixel mono lenses. The rear camera can capture 1080p videos at 30fps and it has an LED flash for night shots.
Hardware and Software
The Oppo A73 is powered by a Qualcomm SM6115 Snapdragon 662 chipset based on 11nm bit. The chip has an octa-core processor clocked at a maximum speed of 2.3 GHz. It has Adreno 610 GPU for graphics and runs on an Android 10 operating system with ColorOS 7.2 preinstalled. It has 6GB RAM paired with 128 GB of UFS 2.0 storage and a microSD card slot for additional storage.
Battery and Network
The android phone is backed by a 4,015mAh battery that supports VOOC 4.0 30W fast charging. It comes with a dual SIM slot, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, USB-C, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Oppo A73 Price and Availability
The Oppo A73 is available in a decent mobile phone shop nationwide. The price of Oppo A73 is around $309 which converts to about 120,000 Naira. In Ghana, it sells for 1,900 Ghs and 35,000 Ksh in Kenya. It will ship in two colors namely Blue and Classic Silver.
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Oppo A73 Specs
Here are a few specs of the Oppo A73:
Oppo A73 Specifications
|Release Date||2020, November|
|Dimensions||159.8 x 72.9 x 7.5 mm|
|Colors||Navy Blue, Classic Silver|
|SIMs||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Water & Dust||–|
|Resolutions||1080 x 2400 pixels|
|PPI||20:9 ratio (~409 ppi)|
|Protection||Gorilla Glass 3|
|2G||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2|
|3G||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100|
|4G||1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41|
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/11.5 Mbps, LTE-A|
|Rear||16 MP (wide) + 8 MP (ultrawide) + 2 MP (macro) + 2 MP (depth) Quad Cameras, 1080p@30/120fps, gyro-EIS|
|Features||LED flash, HDR, panorama|
|Front Dual||16 MP HDR Camera, 1080p@30fps|
|OS||Android 10, ColorOS 7.2|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SM6115 Snapdragon 662 (11 nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (4×2.3 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver)|
|Card Slot||microSDXC (dedicated slot) up to 128GB|
|Talk Time||up to 36 Hours|
|Stand By||up to 38 Days|
|Fast Charging||Fast charging 30W, 50% in 30 min, 100% in 53 min (advertised)|
|Sound||3.5mm Audio Jack|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (in-screen), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS|
|USB||2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go|
|Wi Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
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