Oppo has silently made the Oppo A74 4G official as it is already listed on two stores in the Philippines. It’s also available on Oppo’s Cambodia site. The phone has also has a 5G variant – Oppo A74 5G – and that is already up in Thailand.
Oppo A74 4G
The Oppo A74 4G appears to be identical to the Oppo F19. It features a 6.43” AMOLED display with 1080p+ resolution. The refresh rate is a standard 60 Hz, but the phone has a gaming mode that boosts the touch sampling rate from 135 Hz to 180 Hz. In terms of image quality, you get 100% sRGB and 92% DCI-P3 coverage. The fingerprint reader is built into the display.
The phone is powered by the Snapdragon 662 chipset, which is equipped with 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB storage (this seems to be the only memory configuration). The chipset runs ColorOS 11.1 (Android 11) out of the box.
The main camera on the 4G model has a 48 MP sensor in it. It is joined by two 2 MP modules, one macro, one depth. The selfie camera on the front (punch hole) has a 16 MP sensor. Video recording is capped at 1080p @ 30 fps for both front and rear cameras.
The Oppo A74 4G packs a 5,000 mAh battery with 33W fast charging support. According to reports, it reaches 54% charge in 30 minutes, a full charge takes 72 minutes. Then the phone is good for almost 18 hours of YouTube videos or about 10 hours of gaming.
The USB-C (USB 2.0) port is joined by a 3.5 mm headphone jack. Additional connectivity Wi-Fi and Bluetooth with aptX, but NFC is missing.
Oppo A74 4G Specifications
- 2G bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
- 3G bands: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
- 4G bands: 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41
- Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A
- Announced: 2021, April 05
- Status: Exp. release 2021, April
- Dimensions: 160.3 x 73.8 x 8 mm (6.31 x 2.91 x 0.31 in)
- Weight: 175 g (6.17 oz)
- Colors: Prism Black, Midnight Blue
- SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Type: AMOLED, 430 nits (typ), 800 nits (peak)
- Size: 6.43 inches, 99.8 cm2 (~84.4% screen-to-body ratio)
- Resolution: 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~409 ppi density)
- Android 11, ColorOS 11.1
- Chipset: Qualcomm SM6115 Snapdragon 662 (11 nm)
- CPU: Octa-core (4×2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver)
- GPU: Adreno 610
- RAM: 6GB
- Internal Storage: 128GB
- Memory Card slot: microSDXC
- Main Camera: Triple
- 48 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), 1/2.0″, 0.8µm, PDAF
- 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
- 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
- Features: LED flash, HDR, panorama
- Video: [email protected]
- Selfie Camera: Single – 16 MP, f/2.4, 27mm (wide), 1/3.06″, 1.0µm
- Video: [email protected]
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- Audio 3.5mm jack: Yes
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
- Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
- GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
- NFC: No
- USB: USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
- Sensors: Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
- Battery Type and Capacity: Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable
- Charging: Fast charging 33W, 54% in 30 min (advertised)
- SuperVOOC 2.0
Oppo A74 4G Price and Availability
The 4G model is priced PHP 12,000 ($255/€210) and is currently on pre-order with a note that shipping starts in 7 days. You can see it on Shopee and Lazada (note: Shopee has a 4% discount, Lazada doesn’t list a price yet).
The phone also appears to be in stock in physical stores as well. The color options are Prism Black and Midnight Blue.