OPPO mobiles range is very diverse in terms of budget. From cheap smartphones to budget 5G phones to premium flagships with the best camera, the brand caters to a much wider audience. The A-series Android phones offer consumers the taste of the latest technology at affordable prices. These smartphones come equipped with speedy processors, the best camera setups, and stylish designs.
The OPPO A94 5G offers the same quality on a budget. The best part is that OPPO is offering it on mobile phone deals with summer offer. From design to hardware, the OPPO A94 5G displays premium-ness. Whereas the price tag on it makes it an affordable choice for budget-minded users.
Our OPPO A94 5G smartphone review includes a complete assessment of this Android phone. We have evaluated its design, casing, hardware selections, camera setup, and batter endurance in detail.
OPPO A94 5G Specs Sheet
- Display: 6.43 inches AMOLED 60Hz FHD+ (2400 x 1080)
- CPU: MediaTek Helio P95 / 2.2GHz
- GPU: Mali-G57 MC3
- RAM: 8 GB
- Storage: 128 GB
- Front Camera: 16 MP
- Rear Camera: Quad-Cam (48MP & 8MP & 2MP & 2MP)
- OS: Android 11 (ColorOS 11.1)
- Battery: 4310 mAh
- Weight: Around 172g
What’s in the Box?
The OPPO A94 5G comes in a smart box that includes the phone, charger, and safety guide. The brand also offers a protective case along with the USB data cable, earphones, and SIM ejector tool.
Casing and Design
Like other A-series Android phones, OPPO A94 5G has an aesthetic design. Its design appeals to the eyes whereas its plastic body appears metallic. For a mid-range budget 5G smartphone, it has a nice ring to it that charms the viewer. You can buy it in two colours: Fluid Black and Cosmo Blue in UK from the OPPO store.
The A94 5G weighs about 172g and has a thin profile of 7.8mm. It lacks a luxurious look, but we found the casing colour soothing. The right side of the phone features the power button while the left edge bears power rockers and a SIM card tray. You can place two nano SIMS and a microSD card tray here.
The top edge lacks any connectivity and only has a microphone. The bottom side features the speaker, main microphone, a USB-C port, and a 3.5mm audio port. Overall, the phone has elegant vibes and is easy to grip, thanks to its smart frame.
OPPO A94 5G comes with a super AMOLED display which is about 6.43 inches large. With a 20:9 ratio, the phone has a screen-to-body ratio of 84.9%. You will get Full HD+ visuals, thanks to 2400 x 1080p resolution. So, you will get a pixel density of 409ppi with typical brightness of 430 nits. This is a bright display that can deliver 800 nits of brightness at peak. The refresh rate of this display is 60Hz which meets the market standard.
At its price, OPPO A94 5G justifies its display features. You can watch high-quality videos and stream Netflix at FHD resolution. For a cheap 5G phone, you cannot get a better deal than this. Plus, you can use it for mobile gaming and run modern titles at medium settings.
The best part is that OPPO has fixed the fingerprint reader under the display. This is a feature that you will not find in other affordable 5G phones.
OPPO smartphones are known for their quality camera setups, and the A94 5G carries the mantle. Both the front and rear cameras on this budget mobile are great for photography.
The front camera resides at the top right corner inside a punch-hole. This is a 16MP lens with an f/2.4 aperture and is equipped with HDR technology. We were able to capture portraits with good colour details while the selfies were social media worthy. It is one of the best camera phones with 5G that you can buy without breaking the bank.
There is a quad-cam setup on the rear side of the OPPO A94 5G along with an LED flash. The first one is a 48MP wide lens with f/1.7. Then there is an 8MP ultrawide sensor with f/2.2 that let you capture images with wider frames. Additionally, there are two more cameras, a 2MP macro and a 2MP depth. The provision of HDR technology and panorama make this setup more jubilant.
The hardware selection on OPPO A94 5G is balanced and fits the bill. There is the MediaTek Helio P95 processor that can deliver up to 2.2GHz clock speed. This is an octa-core chipset that supports 5G and runs on the Android 11 OS. Moreover, the ColorOS 11.1 by OPPO boosts the performance improves the user experience. Then there is an 8 GB RAM and storage capacity of 128 GB.
The A94 5G features Wi-Fi 802.11ac and Bluetooth v5.1 for wireless connectivity. Whereas its enduring battery can keep the phone alive for a full day. Another best feature of this budget smartphone is the 30W VOOC Flash Charge 4.0, which can provide almost 3 hours of call time with just 5 minutes of charging.
For everyday users, these specs are idyllic if not perfect. The 5G-ready chipset with adequate RAM and enough space for all your apps. Still, you will have room to keep your playlist and store photos.
OPPO A94 5G offers budget-minded users a chance to relish fifth-generation technology at a budget price. The hardware selection, camera setup, and flash charging further makes the case. Plus, you can grab this 5G device with mobile phone deals under OPPO.s summer offer. All in all, the A94 5G is one of the best Android phones that you can grab for a price under £300.
*Please note: All prices are subject to change without notice and all offers are subject to availability.