Oppo quietly launched another budget oriented device the Oppo A31 in china for about 160$ with some decent specs and good build quality
Oppo A31 Overview
Oppo A31 Design
the design language of the Oppo A31 is pretty decent which is due to the materials used in its construction . As the comes with both front and rear glass panels kept together with a metal frame so you can say the device got some premium built . The device is about 8 mm thin which is quite decent .At the back you can see the camera at the top left cornor with Oppo logo at the middle and he speaker grill at bottom . The volume rocker is at the left side and power button at the left . At the front the Oppo A31 comes with a the display and capacitive keys at the botoom and the call speaker grill at the top with the front camera and other sensors.
Oppo A31 Display
Their is no doubt about the build quality of the Oppo A31 but the thing that pinched us the most was the display quality which had been sacrificed for the device price .The device comes with a 4.5 inch display size with 480 x 854 of pixel resolution . Their is no protection on the screen so you have to buy it seperately.
Oppo A31 Processing Package and Hardware
The Oppo A31 packs Quacomm snapdragon 410 64-bit quad core processor with A53 cores and backed up by 1GB ram for multitasking which are quite decent specs for this price point. In the hardaware department the device had internal storage of 8 GB and option of Expansion via micro SD card upto 128 GB is also available . This device also suports 4G LTE which is good . For the battery a the Oppo A31 comes with 2,000 Mah capacity of battery and with the power saving features of color OS the device may last a day for normal usage.
Oppo A31 Camera
In camera the Oppo A31 comes with a 8 MP camera with F2.2 apearture and in the front their comes a 5MP camera for taking better selfies . The viewfinder by default is the one available with color OS giving many new camera features such as beautification mode and many more.
Oppo A31 Software
In terms of saoftware the Oppo A31 comes with Android 4.4 Kit kat with Oppo’s Color OS skin on top of it providing some great features and customisation options like the theme engine and some widgets like photo gallery widget.
Oppo A31 Availability and Price
The Oppo A31 is priced for 160$ which is still a decent for the specs you are getting but the display may be a con that may let down the device as now 720P display resolution is considered as needed for a device .The Oppo A31 is only available in china but may soon be available in other countries like India and may expand to other European countries.