OPPO A78 5G with 6.56″ 90Hz display, Dimensity 700, 8GB RAM launched in India for Rs. 18,999

OPPO has introduced A78 5G, the company’s latest 5G smartphone, in India, after the launch of A17k last year. It packs a 6.56-inch HD+ screen with 90Hz refresh rate, is powered by MediaTek Dimensity 700 SoC and is compatible with all Indian service providers, including Jio, Vodafone, and Airtel (on SA and NSA networks).

It runs Android 13 with ColorOS 13 on top. The phone has a 50MP rear camera along with a 2MP portrait sensor and a 8MP front camera inside the notch. The phone comes with 8GB of RAM and up to 8GB of virtual RAM with RAM expansion.

The back has polished rings around the camera module and a pattern of brilliant lights extending to the backplate; its OPPO Glow treatment produces a glittering matte, stain-resistant finish.

It has a side-mounted fingerprint scanner and packs a 5000mAh battery with support for 33W SuperVOOC fast charging via USB Type-C.

OPPO A78 5G specifications
  • 6.5-inch (1612 × 720 pixels) HD+ LCD screen, 90 Hz Refresh rate, 96% NTSC/100% DCI-P3 color gamut
  • Octa Core MediaTek Dimensity 700 7nm processor (Dual 2.2GHz Cortex-A76 + Hexa 2GHz Cortex-A55 CPUs) with Mali-G57 MC2 GPU
  • 8GB LPDDR4X RAM, 128GB UFS 2.2 storage, expandable memory up to 1TB with microSD
  • Android 13 with ColorOS 13
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)
  • 50MP rear camera with f/1.8 aperture, 2MP portrait camera with f/2.4 aperture, LED Flash
  • 8MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • Side-mounted fingerprint scanner
  • Dimensions: 163.8×75.1×7.99mm; Weight: 186g
  • 5G SA/NSA (n1/n5/n8/n28A/n41/n78 bands), Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.3, GPS, USB Type-C
  • 5000mAh battery with 33W SuperVOOC fast charging
Pricing and availability

The OPPO A78 5G comes in Glowing Blue and Glowing Black colours and is priced at Rs. 18,999 for the single 8GB + 128GB model. It will be available in India from mainline retail outlets, OPPO E-Store, and Amazon from January 18, 2023.

Launch offer

  • Up to 10% Cashback and six months NCEMI from ICICI, SBI, BOB, IDFC, ONECARD, and AU FINANCE banks.

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