Oppo R831T, a budget phone for Oppo fans costing $180

Oppo’s phones are usually priced much higher than similar devices in the market costs and the low-cost Oppo RB31T is no exception.

$180 for an Oppo phone sounds like a bargain, and the Oppo R831T is a very good looking phone, similar in style to the popular Find 5. But truth be told, you would have to be a diehard Oppo fan to want to spend so much on the new entry-level handset.

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Where as Xiaomi and Huawei offer quad-core processors and 720p displays on device which cost less than the R831T, Oppo have chosen just a dual-core MT6572 chipset with only 512mb RAM! What’s more the 4.5-inch display has a resolution of just 854 x 380 and the battery is only 1900mAh. The phone does get Oppo’s ColorOS which is a nice ROM to find on a low-cost phone, but at this price the Honor 3C, Xiaomi Hongmi and plenty of other phones would be a better bet.

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  1. Chico Migraña
    December 22, 2013

    they’re crazy!

  2. Sakthi Ganesh
    December 22, 2013

    wow we can port this rom to other devices

  3. Xiaolu
    December 23, 2013

    Clearly the target is not people like you (and me), GizChina readers… 😉


  4. Nikolas
    December 23, 2013

    lol who will give 180 for this!

  5. rememberus
    December 23, 2013

    Bad oppo! I’d rather buy the far far superior phone the moto G

  6. Sere83
    December 23, 2013

    lol, what a rubbish spec

  7. pandajaune
    December 23, 2013

    i am glad to have purchased the r819 for just a few bucks more and extra items.

  8. stufs
    December 23, 2013

    where can we buy this phone?