OPPO A79, a classic phone for the mid-range

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If you want a good relationship between price and performance you just have to look at the dozens of proposals that Oppo has in its current catalog and especially their line of mobile phones that start with the letter A. Recently we have had the opportunity to analyze some of them and this time it is the entire turn OPPO A79.

OPPO A79 is a mid-range smartphone which ensures a correct viewing experience from a Full HD+ panel, fluidity through RAM memory of up to 8 GB and correct photo capture thanks to a 50 megapixel main camera. Below we review everything you need to know about this attractive device:

OPPO A79 Features

OPPO A79
Design
Official site Oppo
Dimensions 165.6 x 76.0 x 7.99mm
Weight 193 grams
Colors Blue, green, black
Grid
Technologies / Bands
SIM type Nano SIM
Screen
Screen technology Capacitive IPS
Dimension 6.72 inches
Resolution 2400 x 1080 pixels
Multitouch Yeah
Performance
Processor MediaTek Dimensity 6020
RAM 4GB/8GB
Storage memory
Ability 128GB / 256GB
SD slot Yes, microSD
OS
Version ColorOS 13.1 (Based on Android 13)
Camera
Resolution 50MP + 2MP
secondary camera 8MP
Maker A stranger
Battery
Ability 5000 mAh
Fast charge Yes, 33W
Connection ports
loading port USB-C
USB OTG Yeah
Headphones Yes (3.5mm mini jack)
Connectivity
Wifi Yes, 802.11 b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth Yes, 5.3
GPS Yeah
NFC Yeah
Other features
Spanish Language Yeah
Box contents Phone, Power adapter, USB cable
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The design style you already know

OPPO A79

OPPO A79 looks good in any of its colors

You should not expect surprises when it comes to the design style chosen for this mobile device, although this is far from being considered a negative thing. And it meets modern industry standards including some reduced bezels along all four sides of the screen, a front camera located above a hole and a rectangular camera module on its rear face.

OPPO A79 is on sale in three colorsa standard one in black for those who want to go more unnoticed, and alternatives in blue or green with an original work on its surface with details inspired by feathers that is also capable of shining and changing the sensation of color depending on the impact of light.

In addition, you can appreciate the inclusion of an IPX4 certificationsomething that removes any concern about possible damage if it starts to rain and you are away from home, in addition to spills and liquid splashes.

RAM and storage options

OPPO A79

OPPO A79 charges more than half in just 30 minutes

He OPPO A79 It comes with a fairly large screen in its size, 6.72 inches, with a standard resolution for these times of 2400 x 1080 pixels. Its non-standard details are found in its 180Hz touch sampling rate, up to 90Hz refresh ratebrightness levels reaching 680 nits and NTSC color gamut coverage of up to 96%.

Internally, the operation of the terminal is based on a MediaTek Dimensity 6020 processor eight-core (2x Cortex-A76 at 2.2GHz + 6x Cortex-A55 at 2.0GHz), accompanied by a Mali G57 MC2 GPU at 950MHz and two options for sale regarding its RAM, 4 GB or 8 GB , in addition to 128 GB or 256 GB internal storage expandable via microSD.

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If all this is not enough for you, the battery is large enough with a 5000 mAh capacity that ensures you exceed the average day of use, as well as the addition of the Super energy saving mode and the “Ultimate Standby at Night” mode that will help you take care of autonomy when you need it most. Its proprietary fast charging technology 33W SUPERVOOC It will also make it easier for you to recover 100% in a short time.

In this way, although the most basic versions with 4 GB + 128 GB bring this model closer to what we already saw in the most affordable Oppo A38Without a doubt, the ideal is to opt directly for the model with double the RAM and storage.

Cameras and more benefits available

OPPO A79

OPPO A79 arrives with two rear cameras and one front camera

As is expected in the creations of the Chinese brand, the mobile uses the ColorOS 13.1 customization layer based on Android 13 operating systemwhile there is no shortage of latest generation connections such as WiFi 802.11ac of both bands, Bluetooth 5.3 low energy, NFC, GPS (A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo and QZSS) and 4G LTE and 5G mobile networks.

OPPO A79 also carries out special work on its sound system through some dual stereo speakers designed so that you can enjoy immersive audio even without headphones, in addition to a ultra volume mode which allows you to take the levels up to a maximum of 200% for the use of headphones and 300% for the speakers.

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And how do your cameras respond? For some, the number of two rear sensors may be a bit short, but the truth is that the quality will be sufficient as long as there are good capturing conditions. Your model of 50 megapixels with f/1.8 aperture, field of view 77º; 5P lens and improvements through AI will help you achieve better portraits as well as landscapes with greater clarity.

In addition, a 2 megapixel secondary sensor is accompanied with f/2.4 aperture and 89º field of view that collaborates to create a superior bokeh effect. You can also record videos in Full HD quality at 30 fps, as well as access to “Time-lapse” mode and slow motion in 720p resolutions at 120 fps. Up front, the selfie camera is 8 megapixels with 80º field of view, selfie beautification function and exposure compensation.

OPPO A79 availability and price

For buy the OPPO A79 you can do it in its 8 GB RAM version via Pccomponentswhile you will not lack units in stock either through El Corte Inglésin addition to MediaMarkt with a competitive price, Worten in standard black color and the ever present Amazon with international shipping available.

PROS:
  • Good quality screen
  • Up to 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of storage
  • Next generation connectivity
  • Correct battery life with 33W fast charging
CONS:
  • Camera quality could be better
7.9
Total score
Design
7.5
Screen
8
Performance
7.5
Battery
8
Connectivity
9.5
Cameras
7