Oppo A73 5G review

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Oppo A73 5G review

The Oppo A73 5G is an affordable smartphone that supports 5G networks. Against the background of its competitors in the market, it features a fresh chipset from MediaTek. Its name is close to that of the Oppo A73 model, but don't be fooled, this is a completely different device.

Oppo A73 5G Specifications

  • Release date: 2020, November 4
  • Colors: Navy Black, Neon
  • Dimensions: 162.2 x 75 x 7.9 mm.
  • Weight: 177 g.
  • Screen: 6.5" in, 1080 x 2400, LTPS IPS LCD
  • Camera : Triple, 16MP
  • Chipset: MediaTek MT6853V Dimensity 720 5G (7 nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (2x2.0 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
  • Memory: 128GB 8GB RAM
  • Battery: 4040, Li-Po, non-removable
  • Network: GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
  • Operating system: Android 10, ColorOS 7.2
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity

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This model of Oppo will appeal to men with large palms. This can be implied by the size data of the device, which suggests that it will be difficult to operate with one hand, if this is your preferred way of use. Oppo A73 5G weighs 177 grams. It is relatively light, given the fact that many devices on the market weigh 200 grams or more. The low weight contributes to the comfortable long-term use of the Oppo A73 5G.

The smartphone is available with a body in only two colors - neon and black. Its rounded edges and the standard arrangement of the volume and power buttons help to quickly adapt to the model.

Visually, the Oppo A73 5G does not offer new design solutions. The front camera is positioned at the top left, and on the back of the model you can see how the rear camera modules are assembled in one place.


Oppo A73 5G has an AMOLED matrix with a diagonal of 6.5 inches. The resolution is Full HD+. The pixel density is 405 per inch. On such a screen, which is characterized by beautiful colors, sufficient brightness and sharpness, you will be happy to watch videos, photos and other content. The aspect ratio is 20:9, with the display occupying 83.9% of the front surface of the Oppo A73 5G. The thinnest frames contribute to this high indicator. The standard update - 90Hz contributes to the pleasant impression of the screen qualities.

The display of the Oppo A73 5G is suitable for users who would like to work on text documents on their smartphone. From the settings you can adjust the brightness level to feel comfortable, whether you use the smartphone during the day or at night.


Oppo A73 5G is based on a single-chip system MediaTek MT6853V Dimensity 720 5G, which consists of 8 cores. Two of them are Cortex-A76 clocked at 2.0 GHz, and the other six are Cortex-A55 clocked at 2.0 GHz. The chipset is complemented by a graphics accelerator Mali-G57 MC3 and 8 GB of RAM. The internal storage is 128 GB and can be expanded as needed with a memory card. The factory Oppo A73 5G comes with Android 10 operating system and ColorOS 7.2 interface.

It is noteworthy that the RAM is enough. It will definitely help the speed of the device, quick opening of applications and smooth work with them. The large internal storage and the ability to use a memory card in a separate slot is good news for all users who are actively taking photos and videos.

The smartphone has an integrated NFC module, 3.5 mm audio jack and fingerprint scanner, which is located on the right side of the case.


The main camera of the Oppo A73 5G triple. The main module is 16 MP, wide-angle, with an aperture of f / 2.2 and PDAF. It is complemented by an ultra-wide sensor (119 degrees) and a 2-megapixel depth measurement module. The manufacturer has provided an LED flash, HDR support and a standard set of shooting modes.

The front camera is single, wide-angle and 8-megapixel. With both cameras, you can shoot videos with a maximum resolution of 1080 pixels at 30 frames per second.

Tests of the photo capabilities of the Oppo A73 5G show that the device handles the capture of landscapes with dignity. The images are characterized by expressiveness. The selfie camera does a great job. You will have occasions to share group photos on social networks.

Autonomous work

Oppo A73 5G is equipped with a non-removable battery with a capacity of 4040 mAh. The manufacturer has provided 18 W fast charging technology. In normal operation, you can rely on the battery charge for more than a day.


Oppo continues the tradition of offering interesting models on the market with an excellent balance of price and quality. In the face of the Oppo A73 5G we see a device at a reasonable price that offers support for 5G networks. In addition, you get an enviably large display with bright colors, enough battery life, the ability to create photos with a bokeh effect and a super fast and accurate fingerprint scanner.

The Oppo A73 5G is an excellent choice for consumers who invest their money wisely.

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Disclaimer: The information presented in this article is based on our team's personal experience with the Oppo A73 5G and third-party sources. While every effort has been made to provide accurate and reliable information, readers should keep in mind that this is a subjective assessment. The writing of this article was not paid for or sponsored by Oppo.

Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor

Hello, I am Richard Taylor, a technology expert and journalist from the UK. I have a degree in Computer Science from the University of Birmingham. My passion is the latest technology, especially smartphones. That's why I chose to test, analyze, and write expert reviews about them. My technical expertise, combined with a deep passion for technology and years of experience, has made me a trusted source of information. Over the years, I have written reviews for various sites, but for quite some time now, I have been writing exclusively for PhonesData. You can see more about me here or read all my smartphone reviews here.

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