Oppo A74 5G, Cheapest 5G Cellphone in Indonesia

KOMPAS.com – Oppo has just introduced the Oppo A74 5G, Oppo’s first A series cellphone in Indonesia that supports 5G connectivity.

In a virtual launch event, Wednesday (21/4/2021), PR Manager of Oppo Indonesia Aryo Meidianto also claimed that the A74 5G is smartphone The most affordable 5G price in the country.

“This is the first device in Indonesia to carry Snapdragon 480 5G, as well as being the cheapest device for 5G in Indonesia,” said Aryo.

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In Indonesia, the Oppo A74 5G is sold at Rp. 3,699,000. Previously, Oppo had also released a 5G cellphone through the Reno series, namely the Oppo Reno5 5G. However, the Reno5 5G costs Rp. 7 million, much higher than the Oppo A74 5G.

As for chips The Snapdragon 480 5G which powers the Oppo A74 5G, is chips Qualcomm’s first 400 series supported by fifth-generation internet connectivity. Usually 5G connectivity is present on chips middle-upper class such as the 600, 700, and 800 series.

Snapdragon 480 5G will indeed be Qualcomm’s mainstay to support low-cost 5G mobile phones.

Chips It has a CPU array consisting of 2 × 2.0 GHz Kryo 460 and 6 × 1.8 GHz Kryo 460, along with the Adreno 619 GPU and the Snapdragon X51 modem which supports the sub-6 GHz and mmWave frequency spectrum.

The Oppo A74 5G is also equipped with 6 GB LPDDR 4X RAM and 128 GB UFS 2.1 internal, a 5,000 mAh capacity battery with an 18 watt fast charger, and a 6.43-inch LCD screen with full HD Plus resolution (2400 x 1080).

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The screen has refresh rate 90Hz and carrying design single punch hole or the front camera slot to accommodate the camera selfie 16 MP resolution.

The four rear cameras of the Oppo A74 5G consist of a 48 MP (f / 17) main camera, camera ultra wide 8 MP (f / 2.2), 2 MP mono camera (f / 2.4), and 2 MP macro camera (f / 2.4). This phone runs the Android 11 operating system which is coated with the ColorOS 11.1 interface.

Sold online in limited quantities

Aryo said this phone will only be sold online on line at Shopee, starting April 23, 2021. Sales via one channel are made because the availability of this device is very limited.

However, Aryo was reluctant to reveal how many units were available. According to Aryo, one of the reasons for the limited availability of the Oppo A74 5G in Indonesia is to see the consumer response to the Snapdragon 480 5G.

“We want to see how consumers respond to the new processor. This will be a benchmark for the Snapdragon 480 5G on devices vendor another next, “explained Aryo.

Prior to the Oppo A74 5G, several vendor others have also launched 5G mobile phones in Indonesia even though the fifth generation internet network has not yet been rolled out in the country.

Also read: When will 5G in Indonesia be released?

Recently, Kominfo revealed 13 main areas that will receive a 5G network. The 13 cities are the new National Capital City (IKN), 6 Provincial Capitals on Java Island, 6 Super Priority Tourist destinations, and 1 manufacturing industrial area.

The process of implementing 5G in the 13 main cities is targeted to be completed by 2024.