OPPO A53 with 90Hz display and Snapdragon 460 launched in India: price, specifications

OPPO has expanded its range of A-series of smartphones in India. In June this year, the brand had launched the OPPO A52. Now, OPPO has introduced a new smartphone in the country called OPPO A53 with a sub-Rs 12k price tag. It will compete against the likes of Redmi Note 9 (review), Realme 6i (review) and others. 

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To recall, the OPPO A53 had debuted in the Indonesian market last week and the Indian variant retains the same specifications. It is the world’s first smartphone to be powered by the Snapdragon 460 processor. Let’s find out what the A53 offers out of the box.

OPPO A53 specifications and features

The OPPO A53 is the first phone to feature the Snapdragon 460 chipset

The OPPO A53 offers a 6.53-inch punch-hole display bearing 1,600 x 720 pixels resolution. The device features a 90Hz refresh rate screen and a 120Hz touch sampling rate. It supports Widevine L1 certification allowing users to stream HD content from Netflix, Prime Video and Hotstar.

The back panel of the phone houses a physical fingerprint scanner and a rectangular camera module. The OPPO A53 features a 3D curved design and is offered in three colour options – Fancy Blue, Electric Black and Fairy White. 

In the imaging department, the OPPO A53 sports a triple camera setup. It comprises a 13MP primary sensor, 2MP bokeh lens and a 2MP macro unit. In the front, the device gets a 16MP selfie snapper. The smartphone offers various camera features like portrait mode, HDR, macro mode and more. 

The OPPO A53 houses a Snapdragon 460 chipset, making it the first smartphone to come with this processor. It is offered in two RAM and storage configurations up to 6GB and 128GB respectively. The device features a dedicated microSD card slot for additional storage expansion up to 256GB.

The OPPO A53 draws its power from a 5,000mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging. It runs ColorOS 7.2 based on Android 10. Connectivity options on the device include a USB-C port, 3.5mm headphone jack, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and 4G VoLTE.

OPPO A53 price in India

The base variant of the OPPO A53 comes in a 4GB + 64GB configuration and is priced at Rs 12,990. The 6GB + 128GB model carries a price tag of Rs 15,490. The smartphone will be available for purchase on Flipkart starting today. 

Viraj Gawde

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