The OPPO A71 (2018) was quietly introduced by OPPO Pakistan earlier this month, and the device has just arrived to India as well. The OPPO A71 (2018) is a direct successor to the OPPO A71 (2017) which was announced back in September last year. The two phones are somewhat similar, which is not surprising considering that it has been only a couple of months since the first one arrived, though the new model is noticeably more powerful, read on.
The OPPO A71 (2018) is a metal-clad phone, which does not sport a fingerprint scanner. The sheer fact that it does not come with a fingerprint scanner, or any fancy security feature of that kind, indicates that this is a budget phone, and it definitely is. The OPPO A71 (2018) sports rather thick bezels, and it features a set of capacitive keys below its display. OPPO’s branding is present on the back of the device, while a power / lock key is placed on the right. The device’s volume buttons sit on the left, while OPPO A71’s main camera protrudes on the back a bit. This smartphone sports a 5.2-inch HD (1280 x 720) IPS display, while it features 3GB of RAM and 16GB of expandable storage. The phone is fueled by the Snapdragon 450 64-bit octa-core processor, while a 3,000mAh non-removable battery is also a part of the package. A 13-megapixel snapper (f/2.2 aperture) is placed on the back of the OPPO A71 (2018), while a 5-megapixel camera (f/2.4 aperture) can be found on the phone’s front side.
This handset features two SIM card slots (2x nano SIM, while a microSD card slot is separated from the device’s SIM card slots), while Android 7.1 Nougat comes pre-installed on the device, along with OPPO’s ColorOS 3.2 skin. Bluetooth 4.2 is also a part of this package, while the phone measures 143.1 x 73.8 x 7.6mm, and weighs 137 grams. Having said that, the OPPO A71 (2018) arrived to India in Gold and Black color variants, and those of you who are interested in grabbing this handset will be glad to know that it is already available for purchase, all you have to do is head to Flipkart and buy it, it’s priced at Rs. 9,990 ($155), and a link has been provided down below.