Oppo has launched yet another selfie-focussed smartphone – A57 in India. This is the fourth phone where the focus is on the selfie feature. Earlier, the company had launched F1, F1 Plus and F1s. Oppo A57 is affordable smartphone and was launched in China in November, last year. This phone is priced Rs. 14,990 and will be available in Gold color from 3rd February in offline and online channels of Flipkart, Snapdeal and Amazon.
The USP of Oppo A57 is its 16MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture, 1.12um pixel, 5P lens, Beautify 4.0 and Screen Flash features. This phone is mounted with 13-megapixel rear camera with f/2.2 aperture, PDF and LED flash. To recall, these camera features were provided on F1s also, which is priced Rs. 17,990.
The A57 comes with 5.2-inch HD display (1280 x 720 pixels resolution) with 2.5D curved glass. It is powered by 1.4GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 435 processor with Adreno 505 GPU. This phone has 3GB RAM and 32GB internal memory which is expandable up to 256GB with microSD card. This phone comes with Triple SIM slot (Two 4G SIM cards and microSD).
This phone runs on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow with layer of ColorOS 3.0 on the top. It also incorporates fingerprint scanner which is embedded on the home button on the front. This phone is packed with 2900mAh battery.
On the connectivity front, this phone supports 4G LTE, GPRS/EDGE, Bluetooth 4.1, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n (dual-band), GPS etc. This phone has dimensions of 149.1×72.9×7.65mm and its weight is 147g.
Commenting on the launch, Sky Li, OPPO VP and Managing Director of International Mobile Business, said, “When we saw the demand for the great 16 MP selfie camera on the F1s, we set out to bring that experience to an even wider range of users. The A57 brings consumers premium photography and advanced features, like the industry-leading fingerprint reader, that goes well beyond the conventional boundaries for this price segment.”