Oppo A37 Review: Price, Specs, Pros and Cons

Review of Oppo A37 at a Glance:-

In India, the best selling device mostly comes from the price range of 10-20K INR, and it is also one of the most competitive range; to stand in such competition a brand need good marketing strategy with quality product and Oppo is successful in implementing this strategy. However alike every smartphone it also has some notable Advantages and Disadvantages and we collected them for the information. The phones main specs are 5 inches HD display, Snapdragon 410 processor, 8 MP Rear | 5 MP front camera, 16 GB Internal | 128 GB External Storage support, 2 GB RAM and 2630 mAh battery. 

Design and Feel 
The metallic unibody design is incorporated by the rounded edges and corners to make device smoother to hold. The rear side of device is clearly looking like iPhone 6s. The phone is pretty thin and light weight with 7.7mm of thickness and 135 grams of weight under measurement. When we look for keys; volume rockers are shifted on the left edge and power key with SD/SIM card slot found on the right edge. USB cable slot with 2 Speaker Grille where the second grille actually not housing speaker are at the bottom, and 3.5 mm jack is found on the Top. 
Display to Show
We don't say that it is best in its class but the 5.0 inches HD display with the density of 294ppi is quite sufficient to enjoy your videos. the screen is able to produce natural colors without quality depletion. The handset also supporting the Eye protection mode to reduce the pressure in the eyes. The screen is also covered with the Corning Gorilla Glass 4 to protect it from unwanted scratches. 

Shoot with 8MP Snapper
Under the range of 10K INR most the smartphone available in the market has 13MP camera but Oppo A37 proof that high pixel count always doesn't mean high-quality photos as 8 MP camera of this smartphone perform quite well and featuring an Ultra-HD shooting mode with extra-large 1.4µm pixels and a 1/3.2-inch sensor. The 5 MP Primary camera is Using a light-sensitive sensor adjusting the screen brightness accordingly to your face for the better selfie.

Performance of Snapdragon 410
The phone has entry level price tag so there is also entry-level Snapdragon 410 processor, which is not so powerful to play heavy games although day to day tasks can be operated with minimum trouble. However, there may be some minor glitches but not up to the level of any serious consideration. For a normal user which is not in heavy uses the combination of Snapdragon 410 + 2 GB RAM and ColorOS 3.0 is perfectly fine.

Battery and Talktime
The 2630 mAh Non-removable battery is sufficient to give full day battery backup for a mediocre user but not for a heavy user, Although phone also has VOOC flash charger and fast charge technology can go from 0-70% in a matter of 30 mins. 

Specification of Oppo A37

Operating System
OS- Android 
OS Version- v5.1 (Lollipop)
CPU- Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410
Clock Speed- 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 
Core- Quad-core 
GPU- Adreno 306

Screen and Display
Type- IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen 
Size- 5.0 inches  
Display Resolution- 720 x 1280 pixels 
Display Reinforced- Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Display Density- 294 ppi 
Screen-Body Ratio- 67.8%

Rear- 8 MP
Front- 5 MP  
Max. Video Resolution- 1080p 
Max Video Frames- 30fps

Form and Dimension
Phone Dimension- 143.1 x 71 x 7.7 mm
Form- Bar 
Weight- 136 grams

Data Connection and Connectivity 
4G- LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 41(2500)
3G- HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
Bluetooth- v4.0
WiFi- 802.11 a/b/g/n
Headphone Jack- 3.5mm

Proximity- Yes 
Accelerometer- Yes 
Light- Yes 
Gyroscope- Yes
Fingerprint- N/A 

Memory and RAM
Internal (ROM)- 16 GB
External (SD)- 128 GB

SIM Type- Nano SIM
SIM Support- Dual SIM

Capacity- 2630 mAh
Stand By-  

Phone’s Available Colour- Gold and Rose Gold

Pros of Oppo A37

  • OTG Cable is supported.
  • Thin, light and premium built quality. 
  • Camera quality is quite good (Relative to counterpart device of same price range).
  • 128 GB External SD card support.
  • Both two slots support 4G networks.
  • Dual SIM Support with Dedicated slot for SD Card.

Cons of Oppo A37

  • Battery drains faster.
  • No fingerprint sensor security.
  • Entry level ordinary CPU.
  • Heating issue while multitasking or heavy tasking.
  • The battery is non-removable.

Why to buy and Final words about Oppo A37

Oppo A37 is not something to create buzz about but a "No Nonsense" Smartphone with very compact features under budget segment. It has a decent screen with above average camera and a CPU that can run most of the daily tasks without any major trouble. Although there is heating issue observed in the phone but=not up to the level that you should be panic about. It can be a good option for an average user otherwise, you can go for the Lenovo K6 Power, Coolpad Note 5 and Xiaomi Redmi 3S Prime.

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