Chinese smartphone maker OPPO is expected to launch two new devices in India next month. The news comes from publisher 91mobiles reporting that the brand may announce the OPPO A8 early next month and OPPO F15s by March-end. The former was launched in China last December and is expected to come with the same specifications. On the other hand, the OPPO F15s is tipped to arrive as a toned-down variant of the F15 (review). It will compete against the Redmi Note 8, Realme 5 and other devices in the sub-15k price segment in the market. However, the smartphone’s specifications are not known at the moment. We expect OPPO to make an official announcement on its upcoming smartphones soon.
OPPO A8 specifications and features
On the display front, the OPPO A8 offers a 6.5-inch screen bearing HD+ resolution. It comes with a waterdrop notch, a conventional fingerprint scanner, and a gradient back panel. The device sports a triple rear camera setup which consists of a 12MP main shooter, 2MP macro lens and a 2MP depth shooter. For selfies, there is an 8MP selfie camera. The OPPO A8 is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio P35 chipset coupled with 4GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. It comes with a memory card slot for additional storage expansion. The OPPO A8 is backed by a 4,230mAh battery unit and runs Android 9 Pie OS with ColorOS 6.1 on top.
The OPPO A8 is priced at roughly Rs 12,200 in China and available in Azure and Secret Night Black colours.
OPPO F15 specifications and features
The OPPO F15 was launched in India last month. It sports a tall 20:9 AMOLED screen measuring 6.5-inches with a waterdrop notch and 90.7 percent screen-to-body ratio. The display offers FHD+ resolution and comes with an in-screen fingerprint scanner. The F15 is equipped with a quad-camera setup on the back comprising of a 48MP main sensor, 8MP wide-angle lens, 2MP mono lens, and 2MP portrait camera. It is fitted with a 16MP front camera. The device comes with features like 10x digital zoom, EIS stabilisation, night mode and bokeh mode.
Under the hood, the F15 houses the MediaTek Helio P70 processor paired with 8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. The smartphone draws its power from a 4,025mAh battery unit with support for 20W VOOC Flash Charge 3.0. The OPPO F15 operates on Android 9 Pie and comes with Widevine L1 certification for watching HD content on YouTube, Netflix and Amazon Prime.
The OPPO F15 retails at Rs 19,990 and is available in Lightning Black and Unicorn White colours.