Oppo A31 is the name we have already heard a couple of a year ago, 5 years to be exact. Oppo had a phone with the same name back in 2015 and recently launched the 2020 version of it. The A31 falls under the mid-range category and packs quite a decent specs. The Oppo A31 price in Nepal is expected to be under 25,000 and could be an alternative to Redmi Note 8.
Design and Display
Starting with the design, Oppo has gone with a traditional design that we see in many of the mid-range devices. The Oppo A31 has a glass front with a plastic frame in the middle and plastic back. Under the glass front is the 6.5 inch IPS LCD display with the resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels, the aspect ratio of 20:9 and pixel count of ~270 PPI. Thanks to the large 6.5-inch screen, the screen-to-body ratio comes at ~82.4%. The display also features a water-drop notch on the top center part of it and housed in the notch is an 8 MP, f/2.0 selfie camera.
2015 version of the phone sported a single 8 MP camera sensor and now 2020 version of the phone features a triple camera setup with primary sensor being a 12 MP, f/1.8, wide-angle lens accompanied by 2 MP, f/2.4 27mm macro lens and a 2 MP, f/2.4 depth sensor. Both the front and the rear cameras are capable of video recording at 1080p@30fps. Back of the phone also sports a fingerprint sensor that is placed at the center of the phone.
Performance, Software, and Battery
On the performance side, Oppo A31 is powered by Mediatek MT6765V/CB Helio P35 processor which is an Octa-core processor and comes bundled with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage, expandable via dedicated microSDXC card slot. Handling the graphics of the phone is the PowerVR GE8320 and the device runs on Android 9.0 (Pie) with ColorOS 6.1 on top. The phone also sports an impressive 4230 mAh battery and all the necessary sensors like accelerometer, proximity, and compass. The additional feature of the phone includes Bluetooth 5.0, unspecified LTE support, FM radio and the very rare 3.5mm audio jack.
Oppo A31 Price in Nepal
Coming to the pricing, the Oppo A31 was launched in Indonesia and is priced at IDR 2,599,000 which is equivalent to $190. The phone comes in two colors: Mystery Black and Fantasy White. The phone is expected to be launched in India on April 23, 2020, and the expected price is INR 13,590. When it gets launched in Nepal, Oppo A31 price in Nepal is expected to be NPR 23,000 and could be one of the best contenders for smartphones under 25,000.
Oppo A31 Key Specifications
|Release Date||February 13, 2020|
|Display||6.5-inch IPS LCD display, ~270 ppi, 480 nits brightness|
|SoC||Mediatek MT6765V/CB Helio P35|
|OS||Android 9.0 (Pie); ColorOS 6.1|
|Selfie Camera||8 MP, f/2.0|
|Primary Camera||12 MP, f/1.8, (wide), PDAF + 2 MP, f/2.4, 27mm (macro), 1/5.0″, 1.75µm + 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)|
|Color Available||Fantasy White, Mystery Black|
|Miscellaneous||Bluetooth v5.0, Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Oppo A31 Price in Nepal||~ NPR 23,000 (4/128GB)|
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