The Oppo A74 5G takes the baton from the previously released Oppo A73 5G, to acquire the ‘Successor’ Title. As a successor, it offers an improved camera system, a higher refresh rate display, bigger battery, and more. In this article, we explore the Oppo A74 5G specs and price in order to help you make your purchase decision.
Oppo A74 5G Key Specs & Features
- 6.5 inches LTPS LCD Display, 1080 x 2400 pixels, (~405 PPI), 90Hz Refresh Rate
- Android 10, ColorOS 7.2
- Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 5G (8 nm)
- 6GB RAM
- 128GB Built-in Storage
- 48MP + 8 MP + 2MP + 2MP Quad Rear Cameras
- 16MP Front Camera
- Fingerprint Scanner (Side-Mounted)
- 4G LTE Network
- Fast Charging (18W Capacity)
- Non-Removable Li-Po 5000 mAh Battery
Design and Display
The Oppo A74 5G design is pretty much no different from its non-5G design, it also takes some design cues from its predecessor, which is noticed when the front panel is put into consideration.
On the front, we have one of the most popular setups in recent times. Here we have a display and a punch-hole camera in the top left corner.
This display has a size of 6.5 inches and is based on an LTPS LCD display. What’s more, it has a resolution of 1080 x 2400, a density of 402 PPI, and a 90Hz refresh rate instead of 60Hz on its predecessor.
Flipping this smartphone to get a rear view, reveals a gradient design that has become par for the course with many smartphones. The placements on the rear of this device include a camera module housing four cameras and an LED flash.
The Oppo A74 5G cameras are undoubtedly a substantial upgrade of the Oppo A73 5G. These upgrades are seen on both the front and rear setup.
On the front, is a single 16MP camera tucked into the punch hole on the display, as opposed to the 8MP selfie camera on its predecessor.
The rear setup comprises a 48MP primary camera with an aperture of f/1.7, a 2MP macro camera with an aperture of f/2.4, a 2MP depth camera with an aperture of f/2.4, and an 8MP ultrawide camera with an aperture of f/2.2 and a 119˚ field of view.
Hardware and Software
Championing the performance train on the Oppo A74 5G is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 5G processor, as opposed to the MediaTek Dimensity 720 5G processor on its predecessor and also the Snapdragon 662 processor on its non-5G sibling.
The other performance facilitators include an Adreno 619 GPU, 128GB built-in storage, 6GB of RAM, a non-removable 5000mAh battery as opposed to the 4040mAh battery on its predecessor. we also have an 18W fast charging system. ‘
On the software side, we have the ColorOS 11.1 running on the Android 11 operating system.
The Oppo A74 5G features low-energy Bluetooth 5.1, NFC, a USB type-c port (2.0), and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Internet connectivity is capped at 5G, which means enthusiasts can utilize 5G connectivity for streaming, downloads, and uploads.
Oppo A74 5G Price and Availability
The price of the Oppo A74 5G is around $364, which translates to about 148,771 Naira in Nigeria, 38,766 KSH in Kenya and 2,095 GHC in Ghana.
The Oppo A74 5G was announced on April 5th 2021 and was released for purchase on April 13th, 2021.
Oppo A74 5G Specs
Here are a few specs of the Oppo A74 5G:
- Platform: Android 11, ColorOS 11.1
- Processor: Qualcomm SM4350 Snapdragon 480 5G (8 nm) (Octa-core2x2.0 GHz Kryo 460 & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 460)
- GPU: Adreno 619
- Memory: 6GB RAM
- Colours: Fluid Black, Space Silver
- Dimension: 162.9 x 74.7 x 8.4 mm
- Weight: 190g
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM
- SIM Count: Dual-SIM
- Display: 6.5 – inches LTPS IPS LCD, 1080 x 2400 Pixels, ~83.8% screen-to-body ratio, ~405 PPI, 90Hz Refresh Rate
- Screen Protection: –
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 48MP (Primary) f/1.7 + 8MP (Ultrawide) 119˚ FOV, f/2.2 + 2MP (Macro) f/2.4 + 2MP (Depth) f/2.4
- Rear Camera Features: LED Flash, Panorama, 1080p@30fps, gyro-EIS
- Front Camera: 16MP Camera, f/2.0, Panorama, 1080p @ 30fps
- Built-in Storage: 128GB
- Memory Card Support: Yes
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
- 2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
- 2G CDMA 1X: –
- 3G WCDMA: 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
- 3G CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 38, 39, 40, 41, 66
- 5G: 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 77, 78 SA/NSA
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: –
- HSPA+: –
- CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: Yes
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: 5.1, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
- NFC: Yes
- Infrared Blaster: –
- USB Port: USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: –
- Push Emails: –
- Email Protocol: –
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: No
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, QZSS
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: –
- Barometer: –
- SpO2: –
- Pedometer: –
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: Side-Mounted
- Iris Scanner: –
- Face Unlock: –
- Stylus Pen: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes (Google Assistant)
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: –
- Wireless Charging: No
- Built-in Mobile Payment: –
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Image Editor: –
- Video Editor: –
- Document Viewer: –
- Document Editor: –
- Battery: Non-Removable 5000mAh Li-Po Battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: 18W Fast Charging Capacity