The Oppo A3s is the latest mid-range smartphone from the company for India that is aimed towards the youth. It has arrived with a notched screen, a large-sized battery, dual rear cameras and an affordable price tag of Rs. 10,990. It will be competing with similarly priced smartphones such as Xiaomi Redmi Y2, Redmi Note 5, Honor 7C, Honor 9 Lite and Motorola Moto E5 in the country.
Oppo A3s Specifications and Features
The Oppo A3s houses a 6.2-inch IPS LCD screen that produces HD+ resolution 720 x 1520 pixels. Dubbed as Super Full Screen, the 19:9 aspect ratio supporting display offers a screen-to-body ratio of 88.8 percent. The modest Snapdragon 450 that includes 1.8 GHz octa-core processor powers the A3s along with 2 GB of RAM. The handset features an internal storage of 16 GB. It is equipped with a microSD card slot for additional storage.
The handset is running on ColorOS 5.1 based Android 8.1 Oreo. A cool feature that is included on the A3s is Music Party that allows other Oppo phones running on the same OS or higher to play a music track simultaneously in high volume. It is packed with a big battery of 4,230mAh capacity.
The backside of the phone has a horizontally arranged dual camera setup with LED flash. It comprises of a 13-megapixel primary sensor and 2-megapixel secondary sensor. The 8-megapixel camera at the front can shoot better selfies since it is braced with AI Beauty Technology 2.0. There is no fingerprint scanner on the phone. However, the front camera doubles up as a facial recognition feature.
Oppo A3s Pricing and Availability
The Oppo A3s can be availed with Rs. 10,990 pricing through Flipkart, Amazon and Paytm starting from July 15. The handset will be also available through offline stores from the same date. It can be availed in colors like Dark Purple and Red.
To sum up, the Oppo A3s has decent specs and pricing. However, it would have been a better phone if the manufacturer had included at least 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of storage. The Oppo A5 that was launched in the past week in China has the same internals as Oppo A3s. However, the A5 features 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage. The Oppo A5 comes in Mirror Blue and Pink colors and it is priced at 1,499 Yuan (~Rs. 15,350).
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