Oppo A18 Key Specs and Features
- 6.56 inches IPS LCD Display, 720 x 1612 pixels (~269 ppi density), ~84.2% screen-to-body ratio
- Android 13, ColorOS 13.1
- Mediatek MT6769 Helio G85 (12nm) Octa Core Processor
- 4GB RAM
- 8 MP (wide) + 2 MP (depth) Dual Rear Camera
- 5 MP Front Camera
- Fingerprint Sensor (side mounted)
- 128GB Built-in Storage
- 4G LTE Support
- 5000 mAh Non-removable Li-Po Battery
The Oppo A18 sports a simple build with a sophisticated, high-end 2D design made of plastic body with a matte finish, which gives it a premium feel. Its plastic frame and back give the phone a budget-friendly appeal, while measuring a dimension of 163.7 x 75 x 8.2 mm and 188 g weight.
Meanwhile, the Oppo A18 front is dominated by a 6.56 inches IPS LCD display which measures a 84.2% screen-to-body ratio, thus leaving slim bezels around the display. At the top, there is a tear-drop design that host the front camera.
Similar to the Oppo A17, this display comes with a resolution of 720 x 1612 pixels and a pixel density of 269 PPI. It is built on the IPS LCD technology means it has the advantages of wider viewing angles, better color accuracy, and support up to 90Hz refresh rate. This display also has 720 nits peak brightness, ensuring that content remains easily visible even under bright lighting conditions.
On the rear, the matte finish of the phone’s design layout exudes simplicity, but what truly stands out is the camera island. The rear cameras are placed in a camera module at the top left corner, with LED flash complementing it.
The Oppo A18 ports and buttons are well positioned. On the right side, there is the power button which also doubles as a fingerprint sensor, and the volume rocker. You’ll also find a SIM slot and microSD card on the left and a USB port, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a single speaker at the bottom right.
The Oppo A18 comes with a dual camera setup, which includes a 8MP primary camera and a 2MP depth sensor. The 8-megapixel wide camera comes with an f/2.0 aperture, and offers a field of view (FOV) of 78°. This camera supports autofocus (AF) for capturing sharp and detailed photos. Additionally, there is a 2-megapixel camera with an f/2.4 aperture and an FOV of 89.1°, featuring fixed-focus for specific photography needs.
For selfies and video calls, the Oppo A18 is equipped with a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with an f/2.2 aperture and an FOV of 76.8°. This camera system ensures that users can capture clear and satisfactory self-portraits and engage in video communication with ease.
Additionally, this android phone is capable of recording video in 1080p resolution at 30 frames per second (fps). It also has various camera features and picture modes such as super portraits, panorama, night mode, and beauty mode.
Hardware and Software
Under the hood, the Oppo A18 is powered by a Mediatek Helio G85 processor, a mid-range chipset based on a 12nm manufacturing process. It comes with an octa-core CPU with two Cortex-A75 cores clocked at up to 2GHz and six Cortex-A55 cores clocked at up to 1.8GHz. The processor also includes a Mali-G52 GPU and supports up to 4GB of LPDDR4X RAM.
In terms of performance, the Helio G85 is generally considered to be a solid performer for its price range. It can handle most everyday tasks, such as browsing the web, watching videos, and playing mobile games, with ease.
Furthermore, the Oppo A18 comes with 128GB of eMMC 5.1 storage. It also runs on Android 13 with the company’s custom ColorOS 13.1 skin on top. ColorOS 13.1 is a clean and intuitive skin that is easy to use. The skin also comes with a number of useful features such as a dark mode, game space, and a smart sidebar, allowing them to tailor the UI to their preferences.
The Oppo phone has a 5000mAh battery, which is more than enough to get you through a day of moderate use. Additionally, this phone supports 4G LTE connectivity, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.3, and GPS.
Oppo A18 Price and Availability
Oppo A18 price starts at between £ 150.99 / ₹ 14,499 at leading online stores. The Oppo A18 price in Nigeria starts at about ₦135,999.
Oppo A18 Specs
Here are a few specs of the Oppo A18:
- Platform: Android 13, ColorOS 13.1
- Processor: Mediatek MT6769 Helio G85 (12nm) Octa Core Processor (2.0 GHz dual-core Cortex-A75 and 1.8 GHz hexa-core Cortex-A55)
- GPU: Mali-G52 MC2
- Memory: 4GB RAM
- Colours: Glowing Black, Glowing Blue
- Dimension: 163.7 x 75 x 8.2 mm
- Weight: 188 g
- SIM Type: Nano SIM
- SIM Count: Dual SIM
- Display: 6.56 inches IPS LCD Display, 720 x 1612 pixels (~269 ppi density), ~84.2% screen-to-body ratio, 90Hz Refresh Rate, 720 nits (peak) Brightness
- Screen Protection: Yes
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 8 MP (wide), f/2.0, Autofocus + 2 MP (depth), f/2.4 Dual Camera
- Rear Camera Features: LED Flash, Panorama, 1080p@30fps
- Front Camera: 5 MP (wide), f/2.2 Camera, Panaroma, 1080p@30fps
- Built-in Storage: 128GB
- Memory Card Support: microSDXC
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
- 2G GSM: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
- 2G CDMA 1X: No
- 3G WCDMA: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
- 3G CDMA EVDO: No
- 4G LTE: Yes, LTE Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41
- 5G: No
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: No
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: No
- WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes Bluetooth 5.3, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
- NFC: –
- Infrared Blaster: –
- USB Port: Yes, USB Type-C 2.0, OTG
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: –
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: –
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes, GPS, GALILEO, GLONASS, BDS, QZSS
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: –
- SpO2: –
- Pedometer: –
- Heart Rate Monitor: –
- Gyroscope: –
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, (side mounted)
- Iris Scanner: –
- Face Unlock: –
- Stylus Pen: –
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: –
- Wireless Charging: –
- Built-in Mobile Payment: –
- Water Resistant: –
- Dust Resistant: –
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: –
- Document Editor: –
- Battery: 5000 mAh Non-removable Li-Po Battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: –