Oppo A31 is the latest midrange smartphone from Oppo. It comes with a good design and a triple camera setup which is normal for this midrange devices. The smartphone is also driven by a MediaTek chipset and has a bigger battery capacity. Let’s explore the Oppo A31 specs.

Oppo A31 Specs & Features

  • Display: IPS LCD, 6.5inches, 720 x 1600 pixels (270 ppi).
  • Platform: Android 9.0 Pie, ColorOS 61. MediaTek Helio P35 chipset, Octa-core 2.3GHz CPU & a PowerVR GE8320 GPU.
  • Storage: 6GB/128GB ROM or 4GB/64GB ROM. Expandable
  • Camera: 12MP + 2MP + 2MP Triple rear cameras.
  • Selfie camera: 8MP f/2.0 aperture.
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass.
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 4,230 mAh battery, normal battery charging 10W.
  • Colors: Fantasy White & Mystery Black.
  • Price: $198/N72,000

Design

Looking at the design of the smartphone, there is nothing new. It really looks like a midrange device, the back camera is setup vertically while the led flash is underneath the camera lens. There is also a fingerprint sensor at the center. The back is plastic likewise the frame.

It weighs 180grams with a dimension of 163.9 x 75.5 x 8.3 mm. There is two color options available which are Fantasy White & Mystery Black. The phone supports dual Nano SIMS and one SD card.

Display

Coming on to the front, there is a V-notch cut-out for the selfie camera. The display measures 6.5inches diagonally with a ppi of 270 for color reproduction and it uses an IPS LCD screen. Viewing the phone under sunlight is good as the brightness can as high as 480nits.

It has a smaller chin and bezels which made it to have 82.4% screen to body ratio and a 20:9 aspect ratio.

Hardware & Software

What is driving the Oppo A31 is a MediaTek Helio P35 chipset which has an Octa core processor clocked at 2.3GHz, not bad for a midrange device. It runs on Android 9 pie with ColorOS 6.1 on top and there is a PowerVR GE8320 GPU for graphics or gaming.

The device comes in two configurations, one has 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage while the other variant comes with a 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. Good news! You can extend the storage with a Micro SD card.

Camera

In terms of camera, there is a vertically setup triple rear cameras which includes a 12MP main shooter with f/1.8 aperture, 2MP macro camera with f/2.4 aperture and a 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture. The camera can shoot a 1080p videos at 30fps.

On the front, there is an 8MP selfie camera with f/2.4 aperture. It can also shoot in 1080p at 30fps. The rear camera has a single led flash for lowlight photography while the front camera doesn’t have one.

Battery

What is keeping the light on is a 4,230mAh battery which supports 10W charging speed. Normally, a 10W charger can charge this battery from 0% to 100% under 2hours 30mins. The 4,230mAh battery promises a talk time of 45 hours, 8 hours of video playback and 35 hours of music playback.

For security, there is a rear mounted fingerprint scanner. Connectivity options includes Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS and FM Radio.

Oppo A31 Price in Nigeria & Availability

The Oppo A31 price in Nigeria starts from N72,000 which translates to $198 da USD and it’s Availablity in Nigeria is not yet confirmed but we guess it might be available soon.

Note: This price listed here is what the smartphone is priced abroad and not in Nigeria. It might be priced at this amount if it arrives in Nigeria but there is a huge possibility that the price will change if it arrives in Nigeria. Just take this price as a pinch of salt for now.

Oppo A31 - Full Specifications

 NETWORK
2GGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3GHSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
4GLTE (unspecified)
5G
SpeedHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A
LAUNCH
Announced2020, February 13
BODY
Dimensions163.9 x 75.5 x 8.3 mm (6.45 x 2.97 x 0.33 in)
Weight180 g (6.35 oz)
BuildGlass front, plastic back, plastic frame
SIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
DISPLAY
TypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size6.5 inches, 102.0 cm2 (~82.4% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~270 ppi density)
480 nits typ. brightness
Protection
PLATFORM
OSAndroid 9.0 (Pie); ColorOS 6.1
ChipsetMediatek MT6765V/CB Helio P35 (12nm)
CPUOcta-core (4x2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPUPowerVR GE8320
MEMORY
Card slotmicroSDXC (dedicated slot)
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RAM/ROM128GB 4GB RAM
eMMC 5.1
MAIN CAMERA
Triple12 MP, f/1.8, (wide), PDAF
2 MP, f/2.4, 27mm (macro), 1/5.0", 1.75µm
2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
FeaturesLED flash, HDR, panorama
Video1080p@30fps
SELFIE CAMERA
Single8 MP, f/2.0
FeaturesHDR
Video1080p@30fps
SOUND
LoudspeakerYes
3.5mm jackYes
COMMS
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, LE
GPSYes, with A-GPS, BDS
NFC
RadioFM radio
USBmicroUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
FEATURES
SensorsFingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
BATTERY
SizeNon-removable Li-Po 4230 mAh battery
Charging
MISC
ColorsFantasy White, Mystery Black
ModelsCPH2015
PriceAbout 180 EUR

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