Today it is raining smartphones. Following Nokia’s four new budget proposals, Oppo today took the wraps with its new sub-rupee. 15,000 budget smartphones in India. It is called Oppo A53 and is the first smartphone powered by Snapdragon 460 SoC in India. This smartphone also sports a 90Hz display, large battery, and a triple camera setup.
Oppo A53: Specifications
|Dimensions||163.9 x 75.1 x 8.4 mm (6.45 x 2.96 x 0.33 in)|
|Weight||186 g (6.56 oz)|
|Display||6.5 inches, 102.0 cm2|
IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio
Corning Gorilla Glass 3
90Hz refresh rate
|Chipset||Qualcomm SM4250 Snapdragon 460 (11 nm)|
|Software||Android 10, ColorOS 7.2|
|Selfie Camera||16 MP, f/2.0, (wide), 1/3.06″, 1.0µm)|
|Rear Camera||13 MP, f/2.2, 25mm (wide), 1/3.06″, 1.12µm, PDAF|
2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
LED flash, HDR, panorama
|3.5mm Audio Jack||Yes|
|Battery||Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable|
|Charging Speed||fast charging 18W|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
|Colors||Fairy White, Electric Black, Fancy Blue|
Oppo A53: Specs and Features
The Oppo A53 has a 3D iridescent wave shield on the rear panel, where you will also get a triple camera setup and a capacitive fingerprint sensor.
The triple camera system includes a 13MP (f / 2.2) primary sensor, 2MP macro lens and 2MP depth sensor. There is also a 16MP selfie sensor baked into the top-left punch-hole cutout.
Oppo A53 has a 6.5-inch HD + LCD display with a 90Hz refresh rate and 1600 x 720 resolution. This is the first 720p display with a high refresh rate that we have seen even after the high refresh rate trend is captured.
Oppo a53 India launch
It is the first smartphone powered by Snapdragon 460 chipset to launch in India. The same chipset is also rumored to be found on the Moto E7 Plus and an unknown OnePlus entry-level phone. The chipset is paired with up to 6GB of RAM and 128GB of built-in storage, which is expandable up to 256GB via microSD card.
The Oppo A53 runs ColorOS 7.2 based on Android 10 out-of-the-box. It is equipped with a 5,000mAh battery with 18W fast-charging support via a USB Type-C port at the bottom. You’ll also get a 3.5mm audio jack, dual VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac, and Bluetooth 5.0 to round out standard connectivity options.
Price and availability
Price of 4GB + 64GB base variant of Oppo A53 Rs. 12,990 while the higher-end 6GB + 128GB variant is priced at Rs. 15,490 in India.
This smartphone will be available for purchase in three color variants – Electric Black, Fairly White, and Fancy Blue. It will go on sale today (25 August) at 3 pm on Flipkart. Go to this link to grab one for yourself.