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Oppo A74 5G

Specifications

Oppo A74 5G
Oppo A74 5G (A Series)
Processor
Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 5G 8 x 1.8 - 2 GHz, Cortex-A76 / 55
Graphics adapter
Memory
6 GB 
, LPDDR4x
Display
6.50 inch 20:9, 2400 x 1080 pixel 405 PPI, Capacitive, LTPS, Panda-Glass MN338, glossy: yes, 90 Hz
Storage
128 GB UFS 2.1 Flash, 128 GB 
, 110.4 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, USB-C Power Delivery (PD), Audio Connections: Audio Jack (3.5 mm), USB-C, Card Reader: microSD up to 256 GB (FAT, FAT32), 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, OTG
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 5.1, 2G (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz), 3G (Band 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 19), 4G (Band 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 38, 39, 40, 41, 66), 5G (Band 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 77, 78), Dual SIM, LTE, 5G, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 8.4 x 162.9 x 74.7 ( = 0.33 x 6.41 x 2.94 in)
Battery
5000 mAh Lithium-Ion
Charging
fast charging / Quickcharge
Operating System
Android 11
Camera
Primary Camera: 48 MPix (f/1.7, 26 mm, 1/2.0", 0.8 µm) + 8 MPix (Ultrawide, f/2.2, 1/4.0", 1.12 µm) + 2 MPix (Macro, f/2.4) + 2 MPix (Depth, f/2.4); Camera2-API-Level: Level 3
Secondary Camera: 16 MPix (f/2.0, 26 mm)
Additional features
Speakers: Mono, Keyboard: Onscreen, 18W-Charger, USB-Cabel (Type-A to Type-C), Headset, SIM-Needle, Bumper, ColorOS 11.1, 24 Months Warranty, Body-SAR: 1.29 W/kg, Head-SAR: 0922 W/kg; Single-Band-GNSS: GPS, Glonass, BeiDou, Galileo; DRM Widevine L1, fanless
Weight
190 g ( = 6.7 oz / 0.42 pounds), Power Supply: 103 g ( = 3.63 oz / 0.23 pounds)
Price
299 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 73.28% - average
Average of 12 scores (from 20 reviews)
price: 70%, performance: 264%, features: 50%, display: 75% mobility: 80%, workmanship: 73%, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: 95%

Reviews for the Oppo A74 5G

82.4% Oppo A74 5G review - Affordable 5G smartphone with long endurance | Notebookcheck
Contrary to what the name suggests, the Oppo A74 5G is more than just a simple 5G upgrade of the LTE model with the same name. Among other things, the cameras and the display have been optimized. We will find out whether everything has changed for the better in our review.
60% Oppo A74 5G Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The Oppo A74 5G is another highly competent budget phone from this reliable brand, but it doesn’t really do anything to stand out in a competitive field. It provides a well-balanced package with 5G connectivity and a design that’s tame and plasticky, but nonetheless solid. However, that cutting-edge network connectivity comes with the usual degree of compromise in the form of a fairly bog-standard (if far from bad) LCD rather than OLED screen. Performance is just about good enough, but gamers can do better for the money. Elsewhere the phone holds its own on battery life, but the provision of an 18W charger can’t quite match some of its affordable rivals. All in all, you might find that you can get more for your money with one of Xiaomi’s value-focused sub-brands. As always, though, the main question you should ask yourself is how much you actually need 5G connectivity, because similarly priced 4G phones are often better.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/03/2022
Rating: Total score: 60%
OPPO A74 5G Review – Snapdragon 480 5G priced at P15,999?
Source: Manila Shaker English
The Snapdragon 480 5G is nearly on par with the famous midrange chipset–Snapdragon 720G, however, it has a lesser ram with no other configuration, and charging time isn’t that impressive. But despite these downsides, we can always see that there is no perfect phone right now that has the best specs while having a cherry on top 5G at a much cheaper price. It’s a hard decision if you want a phone with fast charging capability, but nonetheless, if you want to experience 5G, fast refresh rate, and a powerful chipset for the price, OPPO A74 5G is one of the choices.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/29/2021
Oppo A74 5G Battery review: Good overall experience
Source: DxOMark English
The Oppo A74 5G has two weaknesses, particularly when compared with the non-5G model — charging and nighttime power consumption. But with well-controlled consumption in nearly all other use cases, and offering 2 days 16 hours of autonomy with moderate use, the Oppo A74 5G provides a reasonably good battery experience overall.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/16/2021
70% Oppo A74 5G review
Source: Techradar English
We know the alternatives, but how is the Oppo A74 5G to use? A joy, mostly. The camera is responsive, the Snapdragon 480 chipset is better than you might guess considering it is part of Qualcomm’s ‘budget’ line. And while the Moto G50’s battery lasts longer, the Oppo A74 5G does just fine if you plan on charging every day. It’s a great ‘first 5G phone’, and to get something significantly more interesting at this level you have to ditch 5G and make do with 4G. There’s nothing ground-breaking going on in its camera array though, and some 4G phones around the price have better screens or much faster chipsets. We’re still experiencing a 5G growing pain or two, then, but if you care more about 5G than blistering gaming performance, advanced camera chops or getting a bold OLED screen, the Oppo A74 5G is a fine choice.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/27/2021
Rating: Total score: 70%
Review – OPPO A74 4G: A standard, decent mid-range phone
Source: NLT English
OPPO released another mid-range smartphone recently – the OPPO A74. This is a rather simple phone so let’s run through all our thoughts about this phone after using it for some time. Since the OPPO A74 is a simple phone, so let’s go through all of the 6 points of a smartphone that matters to me.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/18/2021
70% OPPO A74 5G review: a decent performer that should’ve been priced lower
Source: 91mobiles English
The OPPO A74 5G is a decent device and offers acceptable performance metrics, but in the overall scheme of things, it’s outclassed by the competition. It seems clear that most competing devices outperform the A74 in all departments of a smartphone experience. The cameras on the A74 are not great and the night photography capbilities have a lot of ground to cover. For Rs 17,990, I would recommend the likes of the Realme 8 Pro (review), the Redmi Note 10 Pro, or the POCO X3 Pro (review) as better alternatives.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/01/2021
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 70% display: 70% mobility: 70% workmanship: 70%
OPPO A74 5G Review Philippines: Worth the Premium?
Source: Unbox English
While you get a crippled set of video features, slower charging speeds, and just an LCD display, our review of the OPPO A74 5G in the Philippines shows that it is a compelling 5G phone for under Php 15k. Don’t scoff at the Snapdragon 480 processor – it may sound inferior, but our tests show that it is indeed the most powerful processor under Qualcomm’s entry-level Snapdragon series. In fact, we’re quite impressed at how the Snapdragon 480 can go up against popular Snapdragon 7-series processors like the Snapdragon 720G in both synthetic benchmarks and actual gaming. Add the smoother 90hz display and the additional ultra-wide-angle camera, and the A74 5G is definitely worth the premium over its 4G-only sibling.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/31/2021
70% Oppo A74 5G Review: Great Battery Life, but What Else?
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
The Oppo A74 5G is in a very awkward place considering its current pricing. The Realme Narzo 30 Pro 5G is better in pretty much every single way at this same price. If you're not too fussed about having 5G right now, there's a buffet of other great options such as the Redmi Note 10 Pro and Poco X3 Pro, to name a few. In comparison, the A74 5G simply doesn't offer enough value to make it a serious contender. It's not all bad though. The Oppo A74 5G does have a good display, an interesting colour scheme, decent app and gaming performance, and very good battery life. Unfortunately, these factors simply aren't enough in my opinion for it to stand out.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/25/2021
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 60% performance: 880% display: 80% mobility: 90% workmanship: 70%
60% Oppo A74 5G review: Affordable 5G option
Source: Gadgets Now English
Oppo A74 5G caters to people who are looking to buy a daily driver with good battery life, 5G support and display quality. It is definitely not a phone for gamers or those looking at using it as a primary camera device. If you are looking for a reliable Android device with 5G support then the Oppo A74 5G makes sense.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/13/2021
Rating: Total score: 60%

Foreign Reviews

91% 5G-Smartphones für schmale Geldbeutel
Source: Chip (Print) - 9/22 German
Comparison, , Medium, Date: 08/01/2022
Rating: Total score: 91%
80% Mehr als einfach nur 5G
Source: Tech Stage German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/06/2021
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% Das sind die Unterschiede zum Oppo A54 5G
Source: Inside Handy German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/14/2021
Rating: Total score: 70%
80% Oppo A74 5G
Source: PC Guia Portuegese PT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/27/2021
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80%
66% Análise Oppo A74 5G. Equilibrado e competente
Source: Android Geek Portuegese PT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/15/2021
Rating: Total score: 66% performance: 50% display: 60% mobility: 70% workmanship: 70%
Análise do Oppo A74 5G: Review
Source: Mais Tecnologia Portuegese PT→EN
Positive: Attractive price; excellent cameras; quick charging.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/06/2021
80% Oppo A74 5G: betaalbare 5G-smartphone
Source: Computer Totaal Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/06/2021
Rating: Total score: 80%
Đánh giá chi tiết OPPO A74 5G: Snapdragon 480 cho hiệu năng ổn, màn hình 90 Hz, pin sử dụng 8 tiếng hơn
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Powerful processor; high performance; nice display; excellent battery life; support 5G.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/07/2021
Đánh giá hiệu năng OPPO A74 5G: Snapdragon 480 cho hiệu năng tốt đến bất ngờ, chơi mượt PUBG, Liên Quân, Tốc Chiến
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Powerful processor; high gaming performance; large battery capacity; support 5G.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/25/2021
Trên tay OPPO A74 5G: Ngoại hình thu hút, điểm nhấn lớn nhất là trang bị 4 camera và công nghệ 5G tốc độ cao
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Nice design; great quad cameras; support 5G.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/08/2021
Review Oppo A74 5G: Performa Cepat, Pengalaman Tanpa Batas
Source: Jagat Review ID→EN
Positive: High performance; powerful processor; nice display; large battery capacity; premium design; support 5G.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/03/2021

Comment

Qualcomm Adreno 619: Integrated (in the Snapdragon 750G) graphics card based on the Adreno 600 architecture. The performance is a lot better than the old Adreno 612.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


SD 480: Lower mainstream octa-core with two big ARM Cortex-A76 cores at up to 2 GHz and six small ARM Cortex-A55 SoC cores clocked at up to 1.8 GHz. Furthermore, integrates and the Adreno 619 GPU, a LPDDR4x-2133 memory controller as well as an X51 5G modem.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


6.50":

Only a few smartphones have larger screens.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


0.19 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


73.28%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

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