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Oppo A71 (2018) Specs and Price

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After just four months of releasing the previous smartphone, Oppo has announced the 2018 model of the said smartphone. The Oppo A71 (2018) is very similar to its predecessor regarding how it looks but defers entirely on the inside. Also, the Oppo A71 (2018) comes with a slightly different system software, the highlight of which is the new AI beauty recognition technology. Another notable difference is the reductions in internal memory and some other things we will be taking a look at as you read further.

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Oppo A71 (2018) Key Specs and Features

  • 5.2-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1280 X 720 pixels (282 ppi)
  • Android 7.1 (Nougat)
  • Octa-core Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450 CPU with 2GB
  • 16GB built-in storage, up to 256GB with a memory card
  • 13MP rear camera and a 5MP front camera
  • 4G LTE
  • 3, 000 mAh non removable Li-ion battery

Oppo A71 (2018)

Design and Display

Between last year’s model and this year’s model there’s virtually no difference, both having the same dimension, weight and the same design. The Oppo A71 (2018) has the same Aluminium body as before with almost side to side display. There is still thick bezels up and down the smartphone with the same rear panel look.

As before, the Oppo A71 (2018) comes with a  5.2-inch display and the same HD LCD panel. Meaning you are still stuck with a 1280 X 720 pixels display with a pixel density of 282 ppi.

Battery and Camera

In terms of battery capacity, you still have the same battery powering  both smartphones. The Oppo A71 (2018) has a 3, 000mAh which is also non removable. Although not much, this should keep your phone all day under normal usage.

The highlight of the Oppo A71 (2018) is the AI beatification technology which according to Oppo identifies the best beautifying effect suitable for you, thus, giving you a better picture. This is done using the same 5MP front camera and 13MP rear camera.

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Hardware and Software

Oppo has made a switch to a Qualcomm chipset which is said to have a faster app launch than the former MediaTek SoC. You have an Octa-core Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450 clocking at 1.8GHz in charge now and an Adreno 506 GPU for graphics munching.

A slight reduction to 2GB internal memory is seen contrary to 3GB RAM found in its predecessor. The built-in storage space is at 16GB for both smartphones and expandable to 256GB with a MicroSD card. There is a new ColorOS 3.2 based on Android 7.1 in the Oppo A71 (2018).

Oppo A71 (2018) Price and Availability

The Oppo A71 (2018) is available for sale in a number of online stores for about 63, 000 Naira depending on the deal and location.

Oppo A71 (2018) Specs

Here are a few specs of the Oppo A71 (2018):

General Features

  • Platform: ColorOS 3.2 (Android 7.1 Nougat)
  • Processor: Octa-core Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450
  • GPU: Adreno 506
  • Memory: 2GB RAM
  • Colours: Gold, Black, Rose Gold
  • Dimension: 148.1 x 73.8 x 7.6 mm
  • Weight: 137g
  • SIM Type: Nano SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM


  • Display: 5.2-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1280 X 720 pixels (282 ppi)
  • Screen Protection:


  • Rear Camera: 13MP camera, 1080p Video@30fps
  • Rear Camera Features: phase detection autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
  • Front Camera: 5MP camera, 720p Video@30fps


  • Built-in Storage: Yes
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 256GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X:
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes, 42.7/5.76Mbps
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, with A2DP, LE
  • NFC:
  • Infrared Blaster:
  • USB Port: MicroUSB 2.0


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol:


  • Music Player: MP3/eAAC+/WAV player
  • Video Player: MP4/H.264/FLAC player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, A-GPS, GPS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass:
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer:
  • SpO2:
  • Pedometer:
  • Heart Rate Monitor:
  • Gyroscope:
  • Fingerprint Scanner:
  • Iris Scanner:
  • Face Unlock:
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant:
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control:
  • Voice Control:

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging:
  • Built-in Mobile Payment:
  • Water Resistant:
  • Dust Resistant:
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: 3, 000mAh non removable Li-ion battery
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:
  • Fast Charging:
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Odunayo Ezekiel
Odunayo Ezekiel
Odunayo Ezekiel is a prolific Tech Writer, Gadget Enthusiast, and Electronic Device geek. He has written over 500 articles on NaijaTechGuide covering Mobile Phones. He has an absolute love for writing about devices ranging from Mobile Phones, Smartwatches, VR and AR Devices, Drones, Fitness Trackers to other Wearables in general.

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