The Oppo A31 is one of the best-looking smartphone that was announced by Oppo this year. The smartphone parades a beautiful body design featuring a great camera, enough inbuilt storage and 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 looking elegant and attractive. This is because it’s built with a glass on the front. In other to cut the price, it features a plastic back and frame.
It comes in a smooth panel housing the camera modules, an LED flash and also a fingerprint scanner for security. The Oppo A31 measures 163.9 x 75.5 x 8.3 mm in dimensions and weighs 180 grams.
Shifting to the front, you will be greeted with a large display size of 6.5 inches 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 clear visuals.
It also produces 480 nits brightness and it’s equipped with an IPS LCD display panel plus display protection.
As for the camera set-up, you will get a triple rear camera 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, you will get a single front camera of 8 MP. The front camera has HDR and the same video resolution as the main camera.
Hardware and Software
Powering the whole phone is Mediatek MT6765V/CB Helio P35 chipset which is under mid-range. The SOC based on 12 nm process technology and it has an octa-core processor handling its assignment at a speed of 2.3 GHz.
Furthermore, it features 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 via micro SD card.
Battery and Network
Fueling the handset is 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 that carries 4G LTE Network on the hood. 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 roughly converts to 71,000 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 and will come in CPH2015 model number.
Oppo A31 Specs
Here are a few specs of the Oppo A31:
- Platform: Android 9.0 (Pie); ColorOS 6.1
- Processor: Mediatek MT6765V/CB Helio P35 (12nm), Octa-core (4×2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)
- GPU: PowerVR GE8320
- Memory: 4GB RAM
- Colours: Fantasy White, Mystery Black
- Dimension: 163.9 x 75.5 x 8.3 mm
- Weight: 180 g
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM, dual stand-by
- SIM Count: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Display: 6.5 inches IPS LCD Display, 720 x 1560 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~270 ppi density)
- Screen Protection: Yes
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 12 MP (wide) + 2 MP (macor) + 2 MP (depth) triple Camera, 1080p@30fps
- Rear Camera Features: LED flash, HDR, panorama
- Front Camera: 8 MP
- Built-in Storage: 128GB
- Memory Card Support: Yes, microSDXC (dedicated slot)
- Bundled Cloud Storage: Yes
- 2G GSM: Yes, GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
- 2G CDMA 1X: Yes
- 3G WCDMA: Yes, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
- 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: No
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: No
- WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
- NFC: No
- Infrared Blaster: No
- USB Port: Yes, microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: Yes
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, BDS
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: No
- SpO2: No
- Pedometer: No
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Rear Mounted)
- Iris Scanner: No
- Face Unlock: Yes
- Stylus Pen: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
- Wireless Charging: No
- Built-in Mobile Payment: No
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: Yes
- Battery: Non-Removable Li-Po 4230 mAh battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: No