Chinese smartphone maker, Oppo has officially launched the Oppo A78 5G smartphone in Malaysia. The brand-new mid-ranger from brings a large LCD display, a capable MediaTek chipset, 50MP dual cameras, and a lot more. Let’s learn more about the newly announced Oppo A78 5G.

Oppo A78 5G launched

Starting off with the design, the smartphone looks similar if not exactly the same as the Oppo 58 5G, which debuted in November 2022. It has a left-aligned camera module with a vertical stripe extending around half the length of the back panel.

On the front, there’s a flat display with a waterdrop notch. The phone has fairly thin bezels and a comparatively thicker chin.

Now, moving to the specifications. The Oppo A78 5G has a 6.56-inch LCD display, which offers HD+ resolution and a 90Hz refresh rate.

Oppo A78 5G specs

Under the hood, the handset is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 700 chipset, paired with 8GB RAM and 128GB onboard storage. It also comes with a microSD card slot for further expansion.

The smartphone has a dual rear camera setup, headlined by a 50MP primary sensor. There’s also a 2MP depth shooter. For selfies, it gets an 8MP snapper on the front. Fueling the handset is a 5,000 mAh battery with 33W charging support.

Oppo A78 5G battery

It also includes a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, 5G connectivity, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and USB-C. The smartphone is IP54 dust and water-resistant. On the software front, it runs Android 13 with ColorOS 13 on top.

Oppo A78 5G Specifications

CPU: MediaTek Dimensity 700 MT6833, 2.2GHz Octa Core

GPU: Mali-G57

Display: 6.56″ HD+ 1612×720 20:9, 90Hz, LCD

RAM: 8GB LPDDR4x

Storage: 128GB UFS2.2 (microSD compatible)

Main camera: Dual

  • 50 MP (main, f/1.8)
  • 2 MP (depth, f/2.4)

Front camera: 8 MP, f/2.0

OS: Android 12 (ColorOS 12.1)

Dimension: 163.8 x 75.1 x 7.99 mm

Weight: 188g

Battery: 5000mAh (SUPERVOOC 33W)

Wi-Fi: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2.4GHz/5GHz

Bluetooth: v5.3

Waterproof and dustproof: IPX4

USB: USB Type-C

Earphone jack: Yes

Authentication method: Fingerprint sensor (side), Face ID

Colors: Glowing Black, Glowing Purple

Others: VoLTE, Dual SIM (Nano-SIM), Stereo Speakers, NFC

Network

  • 2G bands: GSM 850/900/1800/1900MHz
  • 3G bands: UMTS (WCDMA) bands 1/2/4/5/6/8/19
  • 4G bands: LTE 1/2/3/4/5/7/8/12/13/17/18/19/20/26/28/38/39/40/41/66
  • 5G bands: SA & NSA 77/78/38/40/41/1/3/5/7/8/20/28/66

Oppo A78 5G Price and Availability

Oppo A78 5G in colors

Finally, the official pricing of the Oppo A78 5G is yet to be known. The company hasn’t revealed the Malaysian sale date for the smartphone either. A recent leak revealed the device will be priced at around Rs. 19,000 ($230) for its base storage variant.

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