“The OPPO A5s is the latest affordable smartphone from the brand launched in China last month”
OPPO is reportedly planning to launch its latest A series smartphone, the OPPO A5s, in India next week. After we exclusively reported about the handset’s launch, news agency IANS has followed it up by saying, “Oppo A5s will be launched in the country next week, and will be in the highly competitive Rs 10,000 price segment.” The handset was announced last month in China as a refreshed version of last year’s OPPO A5 smartphone. The notable differences are the waterdrop notch display and a slightly better chipset on OPPO A5s.
OPPO A5s specifications
The OPPO A5s smartphone comes with a 6.2-inch display with HD+ resolution and a waterdrop-style notch up to that houses selfie camera. The handset is driven by the MediaTek octa-core 12nm Helio P35 chipset, which is mated with 3GB of RAM and 64GB onboard storage that can be further expandable up to 256GB by adding a microSD card. In optics, the device gets a 13-megapixel (f/2.2) + 2-megapixel (f/2.4) sensors with LED on the rear and an 8-megapixel (f/2.0) shooter on the front for selfies and video calling.
OPPO A5s runs Android 8.1 Oreo-based ColorOS 5.2 out of the box. On the battery front, the handset houses a beefy 4,230mAh cell with no fast charging tech. A rear-mounted fingerprint sensor adds security on the device. Lastly, the device measures 155.9 x 75.4 x 8.5mm and weighs 170 grams.