OPPO A3 with 6.2-inch FHD+ 19:9 display, 128GB storage, face unlock, Android 8.1 announced

OPPO has announced A3, the company’s latest mid-range smartphone in China, as rumored. This has a similar 6.23-inch Full HD+19:9 aspect ratio display with 88% screen-to-body ratio, is powered by MediaTek Helio P60 with up to 6GB RAM, runs on ColorOS 5.0 based on Android 8.1 (Oreo) and has a 16-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, as the F7, but this has an 8-megapixel front camera instead of 25-megapixel front camera on the F7.

It has multi-layered metallic and glass back cover that replicates a diamond-like glow and light refractions, with triangular-cut patterns that shimmer bright and dark shades when seen from different angles. It doesn’t have a fingerprint sensor, but has face unlock that can unlock the phone in just 0.08 seconds.

OPPO A3 specifications

  • 6.2-inch (2280 x 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 19:9 IPS display
  • Octa Core MediaTek Helio P60 (MT6771) 12nm processor (Quad 2GHz Cortex A73 + Quad 2GHz Cortex A53 CPUs) with 800MHz ARM Mali-G72 MP3 GPU
  • 4GB RAM, 128GB storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
  • Dual SIM
  • ColorOS 5.0 based on Android 8.1 (Oreo)
  • 16MP rear camera with LED flash
  • 8MP front-facing camera
  • 3.5mm audio jack, Dirac HD
  • Dimensions: 156×75.3×7.8mm ; Weight: 159g
  • 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS
  • 3400mAh (typical) / 3300mAh (minimum) battery

The OPPO A3 comes in Black, Silver, Red and Rose Gold colors, is priced at 1999 yuan (US$ 315 / Rs. 21,020 approx.) for limited period, after that it will cost 2,099 yuan. It is already available in China.


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