Oppo, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer has launched Oppo A3, a new mid-range offering with an iPhone X-like notch, 19:9 aspect ratio bezel-less display packed with 128GB of onboard storage. the highlight feature of the device is its design which gives a diamond effect in color patterns, thanks to the ‘nano-scale microcrystalline’ technology. another notable feature of the device is it comes pre-loaded with AI-based beautification and scene recognition features, game mode for uninterrupted gaming, optimized gestures for the bezel-less display, and an AI-based smart assistant. it also features the highly touted 128-point face recognition technology which unlocks the device in less than 0.08 seconds. the company claims the OPPO A3’s un-locking time is shorter than a blink of an eye.
The OPPO A3 is equipped with a 12nm eight-core processor, furthering the combination of high performance and low power consumption. More dual-core chip artificial intelligence, combined with CorePilot 4.0 Intelligent Core scheduling and NeuroPilot depth science learning technology, so that each module smart phone collaboration, butler called intelligent hardware.
The Oppo A3 bears a 6.2-inch full-HD+ (1080×2280 pixels) LTPS display with an 19:9 aspect ratio and a pixel density of 405ppi. It is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio P60 (MT6771) processor clocked up-to 2GHz and paired with 4GB of RAM and with 800MHz ARM Mali-G72 MP3 GPU. the device runs on ColorOS 5.0 based on Android 8.1 Oreo and comes with 128GB of onboard storage which is further expandable up to 256GB via MicroSD card support. it is backed by a 3400 mAh battery which uses dual-core artificial intelligence chip to manage your power.
On the optics front, the device sports 16-megapixel rear camera with an F/1.8 aperture and dual-LED flash. On the front, it sports an 8-megapixel camera with an F/2.2 aperture. the camera also includes various modes such as normal camera, video, professional mode, time-lapse photography, and panorama. the camera uses 296 feature points of facial features for distinguishing different characteristics, from the selection of 8 million kinds of beauty programs with the help of Artificial Intelligence which remembers your usage habits and makes your Selfie’s more beautiful and simpler.
Connectivity option includes dual-SIM, 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB with OTG, Dirac HD and a 3.5mm headphone jack. it also on-boards accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, and proximity sensor. it measures at 156 x 75.3 x 7.8 mm, and weights at 159 grams
The Oppo A3 is priced at CNY 2,099 (approx Rs. 22,100) and it is available for pre-booking from the company’s e-store. It will be available in Black, Pink, Red, and Silver color variants.