Oppo Mobile India has announced that its will introduce its selfie-focussed A57 smartphone in Indian market on February 3. The smartphone was launched back in November last year in China for a price of Rs 1,599 (roughly Rs 16,000). It will be available in two colour options- Rose Gold and Gold. There is no details of the pricing of the Oppo A57 are known yet.
The Chinese OEM, Oppo has recently made an announcement on its official Twitter handle which has confirmed the India launch of A57 smartphone. The tweet stated that the Oppo A57 smartphone will hit the markets on February 3. The tweet hints that the smartphone will be available for purchase right on the launch day itself.
The Oppo A57 features a 5.2-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) display covered under a 2.5D curved glass. It is a dual-SIM mobile running on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS customised with ColorOS 3.0 skin on top. The handset is equipped with a 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 octa-core processor paired with 3GB of RAM, Adreno 505 GPU, and 32GB of internal storage.
On the camera front, the Oppo A57 offers a 16MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture for selfies and video calling. The primary rear camera has a 13MP lens with f/2.2 aperture, LED flash, and PDAF. The device has a fingerprint scanner embedded in home button.
The storage on Oppo A57 can be expanded via microSD card up to 128GB. The connectivity option on the device include 4G LTE, Bluetooth, USB, GPS, 3.5mm audio jack, and Wi-Fi. The device receives the power from a 2900mAh battery. It measures dimensions at 149.1×72.9×7.65mm and weighs 147 grams.
The Oppo F1S was the latest mobile from the company before A57 in India. The smartphone was launched back in August last year. The USP of the Oppo F1S is its 16MP selfie snapper. The device also offers a 13MP primary rear camera. In November, the company refreshed the F1S smartphone with more RAM and internal storage capacity.