Oppo A73 5G pros and cons

Oppo A73 Review, Pros and Cons – The Oppo A73 is aimed at the European market and is more like the F14 that was launched a few months ago in India. There are two variants of Oppo A73, 5G, and non-5G, which present a significant difference in terms of design and internal configuration.

The Oppo A73 is more like a standard device with a 6.44 inches V notch screen and sleek screen aspect ratio, powered by the 4015 mAh battery that powered the Snapdragon 662 chipset on the board. On the other hand, the 5G variant has higher specifications.

The main difference between the Oppo A73 and A73 5g smartphones is the type of screen, screen size, chipset, GPU, camera, battery, and price. The 5g model comes with MediaTek Dimensity 720 chipset that really handles multitasking with ease. You can see the comparison of the specifications side by side below.

Now, let’s see what we can expect from the Oppo A73 and what it is worth.

Oppo A73 Review

Highlights

  1. In newspapers, the processing speed rises to 2.3 GHz from four octa-core cores.
  2. The phone has a set of four cameras in which the 16 MP shines as the main snapper and offers the same sniper as the selfie port.
  3. As for internal resources, the Colors OS 7.2 UI based on Android 10 handles everything about the interface.
  4. This device is available in most regions of Europe.
  5. There are two wonderful color options, Classic Silver and Navy Blue, which cost 190 euros (about US $ 220 or 16,499 INR).

Design and Display

The layout of the polycarbonate material does not change and is extensively reassembled on the Oppo F14. The main thing is that it does have four cameras defined instead of this Oppo A73 handles three cameras under the squirrel island.

There is no doubt that the elegant design is one of the main selling points of the Oppo, and this phone was not lacking in terms of style and design. The texture gradient is also present to offer a premium touch.

On the front screen, the 6.44 inches screen covered with AMOLED technology opens the door to a fingerprint scanner under the screen for biometric authentication. Full HD resolution also matches a decent amount of pixel density that influences the screen to improve the viewing experience. In addition, the brightness of 500 nits is very good.

Memory and Internal

The Snapdragon 662 SoC offers the Adreno 610 graphics unit and processing unit that controls the speed of the system up to the maximum limit of 2.3 GHz. But, the asset will not last because Colors OS has some pre-installed Bloatware, although it is good to see that there is no notification of ads.

Still, the performance aspect cannot be missed in terms of statistics, while paired with the support of 6GB of RAM to run everything smoothly. In terms of storage, the 128 GB internal space comes with a secondary storage expansion option.

Camera

The camera configuration goes beyond the limits with 16 MP as a selfie port. The number of cameras has been reduced from four to three on the rear plate of the 5g model.

It includes the same 16 MP lens as the main sniper and the second configuration of an intact 8 MP ultrawide lens, 2 MP depth lens, and the 2 MP macro lens. With this configuration, videos can go up to 1080p, providing essential features.

Battery and Others

The Li-Po 4015 mAh battery supply energy into the system and the 30 W fast charging with VOOC 4.0 charger. In addition, this battery will survive for more than two days with moderate use, and charging the phone will only take about an hour.

As for the other aspects of the Oppo A73, it has Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.1, A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS, and Hotspot. Along with the combination of accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity, compass.

Oppo A73 5G

Oppo A73 Specifications Detail

Down below you can see the full specifications of the Oppo A73 and A73 5g smartphone.

SpecificationsOppo A73Oppo A73 5G
Network2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
AnnouncedOctober 2020Same
Weight163 g177 g
SIMDual SIMSame
Dimensions6.29 x 2.87 x 0.30 inches6.38 x 2.95 x 0.31 inches
Size6.44 inches6.5 inches
DisplayAMOLED touchscreenIPS LCD
90 Hz
Resolution1080 x 2400 pixels1080 x 2400 pixels
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 3No
OSAndroid 10, ColorOS 7.2Same
Chipset11 nm – Qualcomm SM6115 Snapdragon 6627 nm – MediaTek MT6853V Dimensity 720 5G
CPUOcta-core
4×2.3 GHz Kryo 260 Gold
4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver
Octa-core
2×2.0 GHz Cortex-A76
6×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55
GPUAdreno 610Mali-G57 MC3
Card slotYes (dedicated slot)Same
RAM6GB8GB
Internal128GB128GB
Camera16MP, 8MP, 2MP and 2MP16MP, 8MP and 2MP
Selfie16MP8MP
LoudspeakerYesSame
3.5 mm jackYesSame
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band
Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Same
Bluetooth5.1, A2DP, LE, aptX5.0, A2DP, LE
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDSSame
NFCNoYes
RadioYesNo
USBUSB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-GoSame
SensorsUnder display Fingerprint, accelerometer
gyro, proximity, compass
Side-mounted Fingerprint, accelerometer
gyro, proximity, compass
BatteryLi-Po 4015 mAh battery
Fast charging 30W
VOOC 4.0
Li-Po 4040 mAh
Fast charging 18W
ColorsNavy Blue, Classic SilverNeon, Black
Expected Price$220 (16,499 INR)$350 (25,999 INR)

Oppo A73 and A73 5g Pros and Cons

Down below you can see the list of pros and cons (advantages and disadvantages) of the Oppo A73 and A73 5g smartphone.

Pros

  1. Standard battery size.
  2. 30W (non-5g) and 18W (5G) fast charging support.
  3. A 6.44 inches tall AMOLED screen.
  4. Robustly built with an elegant design.
  5. Under display fingerprint.
  6. Dedicated secondary storage support.
  7. Gorilla Glass 3 protection for non-5g model.
  8. ColorOS 7.2 UI.
  9. Comes with a 5g option also.

Cons

  1. Average performance experience.
  2. Proper photography with 16 MP lens.
  3. Random bloatware problem.
  4. No NFC support for non-5g model.
  5. 5g model comes with an IPS LCD display.

Conclusion

To make a long story short, the Oppo A73 has great specs to fit just above the entry segment and an expected price of $220. This phone may look normal on the outside, but it is much better than mid-range smartphones. It is a must buy according to the basic specifications.

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