OPPO A37 with 5-inch HD display, 4G LTE, 7.6mm slim body announced for global markets


OPPO introduced its entry-level A37 smartphone in China back in April. Now it has introduced the smartphone for global markets. It has a 5-inch HD screen with 2.5D arc edge glass, runs on Android 5.1 (Lollipop) with ColorOS 3.0, comes with a 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera, similar to the Chinese version, but this is powered by a quad-core Snapdragon 410 SoC instead of octa-core MediaTek MT6750 processor.

It has dual (nano) SIM support with dedicated SIM and microSD slots in a single tray, unlike hybrid SIM slots in the Chinese variant. It also comes with 4G LTE connectivity and packs a 2630mAh built-in battery.


OPPO A37 specifications

  • 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS 2.5D curved glass display with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection
  • 1.2 GHz Quad-Core 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 (MSM8916) processor with Adreno 306 GPU
  • 2GB LPDDR3 RAM, 16GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 128GB with micro SD
  • ColorOS 3.0 based on Android 5.1 (Lollipop)
  • Dual SIM
  • 8MP rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.2 aperture, 1/3.2-inch BSI sensor,1.4μm pixel size, 1080p video recording
  • 5MP front camera with f/2.2 aperture, 1.4μm pixel size, 1/4-inch sensor, OmniBSI+
  • Dimensions: 143.1×71×7.68mm; Weight: 136g
  • 3.5mm audio jack, Dirac HD sound
  • 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
  • 2630mAh built-in battery

The OPPO A37 comes in Gold, Rose Gold and Grey colors and is priced at $199 (Rs. 13400 approx.), which will vary depending on the market. It is already available in Singapore priced at SG$ 289 (US$ 215 / Rs. 14,475 approx.) and will launch in Indonesia on June 25. It will be available in other select markets soon said the company.

[Update: OPPO has launched the smartphone in India for Rs. 11,990.]

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