Today, OPPO has launched its latest mid-range smartphone under the A series called the OPPO A3 in China.The main highlight of the A3 is its design, which features an iPhone X like notch at the top, multi-layered metallic and glass back cover with triangular-cut patterns around the back. In addition to, it uses ‘nano-scale microcrystalline’ tech to provide a diamond effect in color patterns.
The A3 features a 6.2″-inch Full HD+ (2280×1080) display with 19:9 aspect ratio,powered by a MediaTek Helio P60 Octa-core processor, paired with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of Internal storage,which can be expandable storage up to 256GB via a microSD and runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with ColorOS 5.0 on top.In the optics, it sports a single 16-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calling.The front camera also supports Face Unlock that can unlock the phone in just 0.08 seconds.But sadly it doesn’t have a fingerprint sensor.The phone packs a 3400mAh battery.
OPPO A3: Specifications
|Display||6.2”-inch IPS | Full HD+ (2280 x 1080 pixels) | 19:9 aspect ratio|
|Dimensions||156 × 75.3 × 7.8mm; Weight: 159g|
|Processor||Octa Core MediaTek Helio P60 (MT6771) 12nm processor (Quad 2GHz Cortex A73 + Quad 2GHz Cortex A53 CPUs) with 800MHz | ARM Mali-G72 MP3 GPU|
|Memory||4GB RAM | 64GB internal storage | expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD|
|OS||Android 8.1 Oreo | ColorOS 5.0 UI|
|Network & Connectivity||
|Other Features||Face Unlock | Dirac HD | 3.5mm audio jack | FM Radio|
Pricing and Availability
The OPPO A3 comes in Black, Silver, Red and Rose Gold colors and is priced at 1999 yuan (US$ 315 / Rs. 21,020 approx.) for a limited period of time, after that, it will be priced 2,099 yuan. It is already now available to pre-order in China.