Oppo has unveiled a new smartphone that has a display with waterdrop notch and a big battery – the Oppo A5s. The newly launched device is powered by the MediaTek Helio P35 SoC paired with 2GB of RAM and a 4,230mAh battery.
The Oppo A5s is priced in budget range of the Indian smartphone market and competes with the likes of Redmi Note 7 and the Samsung Galaxy M20. Here’s a look at the pricing details and specifications of the smartphone:
Oppo A5s price and availability
The Oppo A5s is priced at Rs 9,990 for the 2GB RAM/32GB storage variant. The smartphone model has gone on sale already and can be bought from Amazon, Flipkart, Snapdeal, Tata CLiQ, PayTM Mall and all offline stores. The Oppo A5s comes in two colour options – Red and Black. The other model of handset that comes with 4GB RAM/64GB storage will be available in May 2019.
Speaking on the launch, Charles Wong, CEO of OPPO India and President OPPO South Asia said, “OPPO is committed to scale new heights of product innovation and customer centricity through its products. At OPPO, we have always focused on simplifying the lives and needs of our customers by bringing together seamless smartphone experiences at competitive price points. With the launch of OPPO A5s, we aim to push the envelope further by giving our users more power with advanced technology and stunning design at a budget friendly price point.
Oppo A5s specifications and features
The Oppo A5s sports a 6.2-inch LCD waterdrop display with 1520 x 720p resolution and an aspect ratio of 19:9. It is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio P35 SoC paired with IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU, 2GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. The Oppo A5s packs a 4,230mAh battery which, according to the company, can give up to 13.5 hours of video playback. Along with that, the smartphone also sports a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. The Oppo A5s runs Android 9 Pie skinned with ColorOS 5.2.1 with ‘Smart Bar’ that is touted to make the UI smoother and easier to operate.
On the camera front, the Oppo A5s comes with a dual-rear camera setup with 13MP 5P lens paired with a 2MP secondary sensor. On the front, there is an 8MP selfie camera with an f/2.0 aperture. Since the Oppo A5s is backed by a hardware depth engine, it enables the device to capture professional-grade Depth of Field (Bokeh). It is also paired with Rolling Shutter Compensation (RSC) which mitigates the warped (‘jello effect’) video when capturing fast action or panning.
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