Earlier this year, OPPO announced the OPPO A55 5G smartphone in China. The same phone has now entered India as the OPPO A53s 5G. It has dethroned Realme 8 5G (Rs 14,999) to become India’s most affordable 5G smartphone.
The OPPO A53s 5G is built around a 6.5-inch IPS LCD panel with a teardrop notch. The screen delivers an HD+ resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels, a 20:9 aspect ratio, and a 60Hz refresh rate.
For snapping selfies, it has a front camera of 8-megapixel. The back panel of the device features a 13-megapixel primary camera and a pair of 2-megapixel auxiliary cameras for adding depth effects and for capturing macro shots.
The phone is powered by the Dimensity 700 chipset, paired with 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage. For additional storage, it has a dedicated microSD card expansion slot.
The OPPO A53s 5G has a 5,000mAh battery, which supports only 10W charging. It ships with Android 11 OS and ColorOS 11.1. The other features that are packed inside the A53s 5G are dual SIM slot with 5G support, Wi-Fi 5, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, USB-C, a 3.5mm audio jack, and a side-facing fingerprint scanner.
OPPO A53s 5G Specifications
- 2G bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
- 3G bands: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
- 4G bands: LTE (unspecified)
- 5G bands: SA/NSA
- Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A
- Announced: 2021, April 27
- Status: Exp. release 2021, May
- Dimensions: 164 x 75.7 x 8.4 mm (6.46 x 2.98 x 0.33 in)
- Weight: 189.6 g (6.70 oz)
- Colors: Crystal Blue, Ink Black
- SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Type: IPS LCD, 480 nits (peak)
- Size: 6.52 inches, 102.6 cm2 (~82.7% screen-to-body ratio)
- Resolution: 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~269 ppi density)
- Android 11, ColorOS 11.1
- Chipset: MediaTek MT6833 Dimensity 700 5G (7 nm)
- CPU: Octa-core (4×2.2 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
- GPU: Mali-G57 MC2
- Storage: 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM
- Memory Card slot: microSDXC (dedicated slot)
- UFS 2.2
- Main Camera: Triple
- 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)
- Features: LED flash, HDR, panorama
- Video: [email protected]
- Selfie Camera: Single – 8 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide)
- Features: HDR
- Video: [email protected]
- Radio: No
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- Audio 3.5mm jack: Yes
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
- Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, LE
- GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
- NFC: No
- USB: USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
- Sensors: Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
- Battery Type and Capacity: Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable
- Charging: Charging 10W
OPPO A53s 5G Price in India
The OPPO A53s 5G arrives India in two models such as 6GB RAM + 128 GB storage and 8 GB RAM + 128 GB storage. They are priced at INR 14,990 (~$201) and INR 16,990 (~$228).
As for the color options, the handset will be available in colors like Crystal Blue and Ink Blue. Flipkart will carry out the first sale of the A53s 5G at 12 PM (local time) on May 2.