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Chinese smartphone maker Oppo has silently expanded its product portfolio with the launch of a new mid-range smartphone, christened as the “Oppo A71” in the Indian tech market. Priced at Rs. 12,990, the new Oppo A71 is now already made available for purchase in India via, Amazon India in Gold and Black colour options. As part of an introductory offer, Flipkart is offering various mouth-watering offers on the purchase of Oppo A71 smartphone which includes up to Rs. 12,000 off on exchange, extra 5 percent off on Axis Bank Buzz credit cards, 5 percent cashback on all Pre Paid orders, no cost EMIs from Rs. 1,083 per month, and other EMIs from Rs 630 per month. On the other hand, Reliance Jio subscribers will get up to 60 GB extra 4G data benefits (across 6 recharges) with no daily limit for 90 days at Rs. 399.

Oppo A71 Design:

In terms of design, the Oppo A71 borrows a lot of its characteristics from company’s A57 and A77 smartphones except the capsule-sized physical Home button as the new smartphone has missed out the physical Home button. The Oppo A71 is clothed in a metal unibody design, featuring a sleek back finish with curved edges. The volume rockers are placed on the left-hand edge of the device, while the power-key button is situated at the right-hand edge of the smartphone. A 3.5mm audio socket is placed on the very top edge of the smartphone. Two speaker grilles are seen at the bottom edge of the handset along with a microUSB charging port sitting in the middle. The rear panel of the handset houses a 13MP camera, LED flash module, and company’s logo, while the top front panel features a 5MP selfie camera, sensors, and an earpiece.

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Oppo A71 specifications and features:

In terms of specifications, the Oppo A71 comes equipped with a 5.2-inch HD IPS display with a screen resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels and a 2.5D curved glass protection on top of the display. Under the hood, the device is powered by a 1.5GHz MediaTek MT6750 octa-core processor clubbed with Mali T860 image processing unit. In terms of memory, the phone comes loaded with a 3GB of RAM and 16GB of native storage, which is further expandable up to 256GB via a dedicated microSD card slot. Talking about its software fronts, the dual-SIM Oppo A71 runs company’s proprietary ColorOS 3.1 custom UI skin, based on Google’s Android 7.1 Nougat operating system.

In terms of photography, Oppo A71 comes equipped with a 13-megapixel rear camera with 1/3.06-inch sensor, 5p Lens, Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF), an f/2.2 aperture, LED flash and full-HD (1080p) video recording support. Talking about its selfie camera, the Oppo A71 features a 5-megapixel front-facing snapper with 4p Lens, 1/4-inch sensor and an f/2.4 aperture. The Oppo A71 also comes with various Selfie camera features, including Selfie Panorama and Bokeh effects.

In terms of Connectivity, the device supports dual SIM (Nano SIM + Nano SIM) dual standby using the hybrid SIM slot. Connectivity options on the Oppo A71 also include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n), GPS/A-GPS, a 3.5mm audio jack, Bluetooth v4.0, USB OTG, and microUSB v2.0 for charging and other connectivity. On the battery, Oppo A71 is backed up by a powerful 3,000mAh battery, giving the device just the right weight in the hand and offering excellent video playback time. Sensors on the smartphone include Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, E-compass, and Proximity sensor. Dimensionally, the handset measures 148.1 x 73.8 x 7.6mm and weighs about 137 grams (with battery).