Following its certification at TENAA a couple of days back, Oppo has launched its midrange smartphone the Oppo A83 in China. Available in Champagne Gold and Black, the phone costs CNY 1,399 (approx. Rs 14,000). It is now up for preorder with the sale starting from December 29 onwards. As far as availability in India is concerned there is no official word from the Chinese company. However, Oppo might consider bringing this device to India to heat up the price wars in the mid-range segment.
The Oppo A83 sports a sleek metal body with nicely tucked antenna lines. It features a 5.7-inch HD+ (720×1440 pixels) LCD 2.5D curved display with an 18:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, is an unspecified octa-core SoC (System on Chip) clocked at 2.5 GHz and is paired with 4 GB of RAM. It bears in 32 GB of internal storage. You can expand it by 128 GB via the microSD card slot.
On the photography front, it gets a 13 MP sensor and an LED flash at the rear. The front gets an 8 MP selfie shooter. The face recognition technology can unlock the phone within 0.18 seconds using 128 unique feature points on the user’s face.
The Oppo A83 is a dual SIM phone with 4G VoLTE calling support. Other features include Wi-Fi 802.11 /b/g/n, GPS, Micro-USB, Bluetooth 4.2, 3.5 mm headphone jack, and Wi-Fi Direct. Sensors on board include proximity, accelerometer, and compass.
The Oppo A83 runs on Color OS 3.2-based on top of Android 7.1 Nougat and is powered by a 3090 mAh battery.