Oppo A73 Phablet Review – Large Yet Super Fast In Action

Oppo A73 5
Oppo A73 5

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 TypeSmartphone
ModelOppo A73
AnnouncedDecember 2017


2G NetworkGSM – 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G NetworkWCDMA –  850 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
4G NetworkLTE – 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 TypeNano SIM
SIM CountDual SIM


2GGPRS Up to 32 to 48 kbps; EDGE – up to 236.8 kbps
3GUp to 21 Mbps (HSDPA), 5.76 Mbps;(HSUPA)
4GUp to 300 Mbps
SpeedHSPA 21 Mbps
Web BrowserYes, HTML5


Weight152 g
Body MaterialCeramic
ColoursBlack, Gold


Display TypeLTPS Capacitive touchscreen
Size6.0” FHD+
Resolution2160*1080 pixels
Colors16M colors
Pixel Density402 PPI
Touch ScreenYes
ProtectionYes, Corning Gorilla Glass
FeaturesCapacitive touch, multi-touch input, 2.5D Curved Glass
Secondary DisplayNo


Primary13 MP
FeaturesHDR, autofocus, Geo-tagging, ISO, panorama
FlashYes, Dual LED flash
Secondary16 MP


Operating SystemColor OS 3.2 (Android v7.1.1 Nougat OS)
User InterfaceYes
Java SupportNo


ChipsetMediaTek MT6737T
CPUOcta-core 2.5GHz ARM Cortex-A53
RAM (Memory)4 GB
Internal Storage32 GB
Card SlotExpandable to 128 GB
SensorsFingerprint sensor, accelerometer, proximity, ambient light sensor
ControlsLock Button, and Volume Key


BluetoothYes, Bluetooth v4.0 A2DP (Advance Audio Distribution Profile), LE Profile
Wi-FiYes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-fi HotspotYes
USB TypeMicro USB v2.0
GPSYes, with A-GPS
Wireless Chargingn/a


Battery TypeLi-Poly Battery
Capacity3,200 mAh Battery
StandbyUp to 250 hours
Talk TimeUp to 11 hours
Music PlayUp to 24 hours


SMSYes (threaded view)
EmailYes, IMAP4, POP3, SMTP


Audio PlaybackYes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Video PlaybackYes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Video Outn/a
FM RadioYes, Stereo FM radio with RDS
Alert TypesVibration, Ringtones
Ring TonesMP3, WAV
HandsfreeYes, 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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Oppo A73 is sold at $256.

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  1. My second oppo phone – why pay heaps for the other two? Oppo is so clear. Screen sound and cameras are great. Not bad for $199

  2. 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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