Oppo unveiled the A53 5G in China at this time, and whereas the identify implies that that is simply an A53 with 5G help, if the Reno sequence has taught us something, is that issues are by no means that easy.
The Oppo A53 5G is powered by MediaTek’s Dimensity 720 chipset, which brings that candy 5G help, but in addition gives a basic efficiency enhance in comparison with the measly Snapdragon 460 inside each the A53 and the A53s. The 5G mannequin comes with 4GB or 6GB of RAM and 128GB of non-expandable storage.
Its display is a 6.5″ 1080×2400 LCD, higher-res than the panels within the non-5G A53/A53s. It has 90 Hz refresh fee and 120 Hz contact sampling fee, full sRGB protection, and 480-nit typical brightness.
On the rear there is a 16 MP f/2.2 major digicam, a 2 MP f/2.4 macro snapper, and a 2 MP depth sensor. The principle shooter’s decision is one other improve. The selfie digicam is 8 MP f/2.0.
Weirdly sufficient the battery capability is a downgrade from the opposite A53 fashions, standing at simply 4,040 mAh (in comparison with 5,000 mAh). Charging is 10W. The telephone has a 3.5mm headphone jack, a side-mounted fingerprint sensor (embedded within the energy button), in addition to dual-SIM help. It runs Android 10 with ColorOS 7.2 on high. It measures 162.2 x 75 x 7.9 mm, and weighs 175g.
It’s priced from CNY 1,299, which on the present trade charges means about $198 or €162. Don’t fret, although – if it ever launches exterior of China, these costs will certainly develop, as they all the time do when smartphones make the journey from China to wherever else.