OPPO A71: Specifications Review

October 3, 2017
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The OPPO A71 is finally here!

The A71 is the latest smartphone from OPPO to launch in Kenya and packs a number of exciting specifications with the highlight being camera and powerful performance profile.

That said, here is what the OPPO A71 has to offer.


What you’ll like


Rear Camera: 13 MP

Secondary Camera: 5 MP

LED Flash: Yes


The OPPO A71 features a 13 MP camera for general photography and a 5MP camera for selfies/video calls. The profile is quite good and just about what you can expect from a smartphone in the mid-range segment.


Operating System: Android 7.1 (Nougat)

CPU: Octa-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53


Internal Memory: 16 GB

Micro SD: Yes, up to 16 GB

An Octa-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 chipset powers the OPPO A71 and this is coupled with 3GB RAM. The profile is quite powerful and is adequate enough to powers application with minimal stutters and lags.

You get 16GB of internal storage and a micro SD that supports up to 16GB of memory.

What you’ll probably dislike

As mentioned above, the OPPO A71 packs a micro-SD slot that can handle up to 16GB of memory. This is disappointing considering that the 32GB limit is now pretty much the standard for budget smartphones.

Multimedia files are getting bigger and the 16GB limit might not be enough, especially for users who are big on storing HD videos on their devices.

Noteworthy specs


Display Size: 5.2 inches

Display Type: IPS LCD

Screen Resolution: 720 x 1280 pixels

Screen Resolution Density: 282 ppi

Screen Protection: None

You get a 5.2 inches IPS LCD display with the OPPO A71. The display has a 720 x 1280 pixels resolution and a 282 ppi screen resolution density.


Dimensions: 148.1 x 73.8 x 7.6 mm

Weight: 137 g


The design of the OPPO A71 is one of the best features of the smartphone. You get a svelte profile of just 7.6mm and a unibody candy bar design.

Battery and Extras


Battery Capacity: Li-Ion 3000 mAh

A Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery powers the OPPO A71.


Dual SIM


The OPPO A71 is overally a great device. The software is great, the camera works fine and this justifies its KSh. 19,999 price tag.


Rivals of the OPPO A71 include the Infinix Zero 4 and Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017).

Price in Kenya

The OPPO A71 has a suggested retail price of KSh. 19,999 in Kenya.

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Kevin is a Passionate Technology Enthusiast and the Lead Writer at MobiTrends. He has been writing about Smartphones and Mobile Technology since 2012. Drop him your comments below :)

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