Oppo A73 Phablet Review – Large Yet Super Fast In Action

Chinese OEM, Oppo has cleared the pathway for the entrance of Oppo A73 into the smartphone market. The OPppo A73 follows the same display size feature found in the Oppo F5 and Oppo F5 Youth, thereby making it the third smartphone from Oppo to feature such a large display size. Oppo A73 portrays other good features which shall be discussed in the segments below:


The Gold and Black colour options which this smartphone comes in and the ceramic body build it’s made of adds essence to its aesthetic. The smartphone has a very slim and light nature given its 7.5 mm thickness and 152 g weight respectively. Its display is iconized by the 2.5D Curved Glass and LTPS display screen type. The top bezels serves as the home to the secondary camera, earpiece and the ambient light sensor. The physical keys present are the volume keys (which appears on the left side) and the power button (which appears on the right side). The fingerprint sensor egets the rear location alongside the primary camera and the LED flash. The “oppo” emblem sits beneath the fingerprint sensor. The other dimensions of the smartphone are 156.5 mm length and 76 mm width.

This smartphone has a large 6.0 inches FHD+ display. This LTPS touchscreen has a resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels. Gathering screen sharpness momentum together with the screen rsolution is the 402 PPI pixel density. Its 78.40% screen-to-body ratio didn’t limit the smartphone from having an 18:9 aspect ratio. Corning Gorilla Glass is also present on the screen to serve protection.

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The smartphone’s rear camera has a primary 13 MP shooter with f/2.2 aperture fo capturing excellent pictures. 1.12μm pixel size, 5P lens, Blur mode, Dual LED flash and a host of other features accompany the rear camera. The front camera which lacks the presence of a LED flash has a 16 MP shooter to its name. It also possesses features which include: f/2.0 aperture, 1.0μm pixel size, 5P lens and 1/3.09-inch sensor size. 2G, 3G and 4G network types are all available for cellular connectivity functions on the smartphone.

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Housing the Octa-core ARM Cortex-A53 CPU on the smartphone is the MediaTek Helio P23 (MT6737T) SoC. This is a 64-bit CPU with 8 cores that clocks at a speed of 2.5GHz. It also utilizes the 16nm process technology. The graphics overseeer on the smartphone is the ARM Mali-G71 MP2 GPU with two cores which clocks at a speed of 770MHz. The software running on the smartphone is the ColorOS which is modified based on the Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS. Multi-tasking is made easy on the smartphone due to the 4GB RAM present. Storage of files is handled by 32GB of ROM which can be expanded to 128GB with the aid of a microSD card.

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Its battery is a Lithium-Polymer non-removable 3,200 mAh battery which charges fast as a result of the OPPO’s VOOC Flash Charge tech.

Oppo A73 Full Technical Specifications


Device Type Smartphone
Model Oppo A73
Announced December 2017
Released Yes
Status Available


2G Network GSM : 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network WCDMA :  850 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
4G Network LTE : 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 MHz

LTE-TDD: 2300 MHz (Band 40)
LTE-TDD: 2500 MHz (Band 41)
LTE-TDD: 1900 MHz
LTE-TDD: 2600 MHz

SIM Type Nano SIM
SIM Count Dual SIM


2G GPRS Up to 32 to 48 kbps; EDGE – up to 236.8 kbps
3G Up to 21 Mbps (HSDPA), 5.76 Mbps;(HSUPA)
4G Up to 300 Mbps
Speed HSPA 21 Mbps
Web Browser Yes, HTML5


Type Smartphone
Dimensions 156.5*76*7.5mm
Weight 152 g
Body Material Ceramic
Colours Black, Gold


Display Type LTPS Capacitive touchscreen
Size 6.0” FHD+
Resolution 2160*1080 pixels
Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density 402 PPI
Touch Screen Yes
Protection Yes, Corning Gorilla Glass
Features Capacitive touch, multi-touch input, 2.5D Curved Glass
Secondary Display No


Primary 13 MP
Image Yes
Video Yes
Features HDR, autofocus, Geo-tagging, ISO, panorama
Flash Yes, Dual LED flash
Secondary 16 MP


Operating System Color OS 3.2 (Android v7.1.1 Nougat OS)
User Interface Yes
Java Support No
Skype Yes
Whatsapp Yes
Facebook Yes
Youtube Yes


Chipset MediaTek MT6737T
CPU Octa-core 2.5GHz ARM Cortex-A53
GPU ARM Mali-G71 MP2
RAM (Memory) 4 GB
Internal Storage 32 GB
Card Slot Expandable to 128 GB
Sensors Fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, proximity, ambient light sensor
Controls Lock Button, and Volume Key


Bluetooth Yes, Bluetooth v4.0 A2DP (Advance Audio Distribution Profile), LE Profile
Infrared n/a
Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
USB Type Micro USB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
NFC n/a
HDMI n/a
Wireless Charging n/a


Battery Type Li-Poly Battery
Capacity 3,200 mAh Battery
Placement Non-removable
Standby Up to 250 hours
Talk Time Up to 11 hours
Music Play Up to 24 hours


SMS Yes (threaded view)
Email Yes, IMAP4, POP3, SMTP
IM Yes & BBM


Audio Playback Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Video Playback Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Video Out n/a
FM Radio Yes, Stereo FM radio with RDS
Alert Types Vibration, Ringtones
Ring Tones MP3, WAV
Loudspeaker Yes
Handsfree Yes, 3.5mm Jack

Other Features

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

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  1. Nice one from oppo for producing a good phablet like this,i like to get one because of it good specs,love to see more timely update on this great tech blog.


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