OPPO A57 Smartphone with 16MP Front Camera Launched at Rs. 14,990

by Teja Chedalla 2

In this selfie world, OPPO is one of the very first manufacturers to capitalize on the selfie feature by launching quite a few smartphones with higher resolution front cameras. In November last year, the company launched the OPPO A57 mid-range smartphone in China. The device is priced at 1,599 Yuan (approx Rs. 16,000) and packs decent specifications. Today, the company launched the same OPPO A57 in the Indian market for Rs. 14,990 and will be on sale starting from February 3rd. It comes in Gold color option and sports unibody metal design with rounded corners. [Latest Price of OPPO A57 – [amazon_link asins=’B01N7XIKB5′ template=’PriceLink’ store=’prblog02-21′ marketplace=’IN’ link_id=’c3efd0c7-e9d8-11e6-986e-af6e9f273450′]]

The device sports a 5.2-inch IPS display with HD (1280 x 720 pixels) resolution and is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4. Under the hood is the Snapdragon 435 octa-core processor clocked at 1.4GHz and coupled with Adreno 505 GPU. The OPPO A57 also packs 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage that can be further expanded upto 256GB via MicroSD card slot. It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow based in-house ColorOS 3.0 out of the box and we can’t expect the Android Nougat update anytime soon.

The USP of the OPPO A57 lies in its camera department, it features a 13MP rear camera with f/2.2 aperture, PDAF, and LED flash. While on the front is a whopping 16MP selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture. It is backed by a 2,900mAh non-removable battery and supports fast charging using the patented VOOC flash charge technology. The physical home button on the front also come integrated with a fingerprint sensor. There are also few other sensors including E-compass, Distance sensor, Light sensor and a G-sensor. [Latest Price of OPPO A57 – [amazon_link asins=’B01N7XIKB5′ template=’PriceLink’ store=’prblog02-21′ marketplace=’IN’ link_id=’c3efd0c7-e9d8-11e6-986e-af6e9f273450′]]

Connectivity options like 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, USB OTG, 3.5mm Audio port, and a MicroUSB 2.0 port. It supports dual SIM dual standby and offers VoLTE for using with the Jio 4G SIM. The OPPO A57 measures 149.1 x 72.9 x 7.65 mm and weighs 147 grams. OPPO is also offering a protective case for free within the package. Last week, another Chinese company, Vivo launched the high-end selfie-centric smartphone called Vivo V5 Plus with 20MP + 8MP dual front cameras along with LED flash.

It is priced at Rs. 27,980 and sports a premium build quality with an all-metal unibody design. On the rear is a 16MP camera with LED flash. At this price, the device comes with a 5.5-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) display, Snapdragon 625 SoC, 4GB of RAM, and 64GB of internal storage. It runs on fully customized Funtouch 3.0 OS based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow and is powered by a 3160mAh battery. The Vivo V5 Plus goes on sale starting from February 1st while the OPPO A57 will be available two days later on February 3rd. Stay tuned on PhoneRadar for more updates. [Latest Price of OPPO A57 – [amazon_link asins=’B01N7XIKB5′ template=’PriceLink’ store=’prblog02-21′ marketplace=’IN’ link_id=’c3efd0c7-e9d8-11e6-986e-af6e9f273450′]]

Teja Chedalla

A Mechanical Engineer who loves cricket and is passionate about traveling. Here at PhoneRadar, he covers exclusive news around gadgets & technology by digging deep into the Internet. You can connect with him on all the social platforms @t4teja.