Oppo launches most affordable 90Hz mobile yet

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Oppo has launched the A53, a Snapdragon 460 powered smartphone with 90Hz display, stereo sound and 5,000mAh battery.

This new budget phone will be on sale over the coming month from various retailers, with the price of the handset just £159.

The phone also comes with 4GB of RAM, 64GB of expandable storage, plus a 13-megapixel triple rear camera and 8-megapixel selfie camera.

Pricing and Availability

The Oppo A53 retails at £159 and will be available on these dates and the following colours:

  • Carphone Warehouse, from October 15th, in mint cream or black.
  • Amazon, from October 16th, in black.
  • O2, from October 26th, in black.
  • EE, from October 30th, in black
  • Virgin, from November (exact date and colours to be confirmed)
  • AO.com, Very & John Lewis, dates to be confirmed, in black

Press Release

15.10.20, LONDON: OPPO, a leading global smartphone brand, today launches the A53, the latest phone in its A series, with lightning speed and outstanding power-saving capabilities to suit consumers with an on-the-go lifestyle. The A53 will retail for £159 and will deliver entertainment capabilities beyond its entry level price tag.

Boasting a blazingly fast 90Hz refresh rate, the OPPO A53 offers an immersive and smooth viewing experience with technology that rivals flagship phones and is perfect for multi-media usage including streaming and gaming. The A53’s 3D-curved iridescent wave design has an integrated curved body that’s also equipped with a 5000mAh battery and 18W fast charge to keep the phone running longer. What’s more, the A53 also packs Qualcomm’s latest octa-core processor, the Snapdragon 460.

As well as a large 6.5-inch HD+ screen, the A53 caps off the mobile entertainment experience with a pair of Super Dual Speakers. Combined with Dirac 2.0 –the state-of-the-art digital sound correction technology – the phone delivers a superior acoustic effect whether while gaming, listening to music or watching a film.

The A53 also includes a 18MP Front Camera for perfect selfies and a 13MP AI Triple Camera on the rear of the phone, including a 13MP Main camera and a 2MP Depth camera & a 2MP Macro camera. 

“In line with the promise of OPPO’s A Series, the A53 continues to offer strong technology that introduces a fast and smooth mobile experience for our users with an on-the-go lifestyle,” said Kevin Cho, General Manager at OPPO UK. “With the 90Hz Neo-Display, the A53 offers a feature found on flagship-level smartphones, but still ensures long-lasting power, a faster performance and an enhanced user experience that suits their everyday entertainment and communication needs.”

The OPPO A53 comes in four colours including Fancy Blue, Mint Cream, Electric Black and Fairy White. Options for the A53 include 4 GB Memory + 64 GB Storage. 

A full list of features of the A53:

·       90Hz Neo-Display, up to 120Hz touch sampling rate
·       6.5-inch HD+ screen
·       AI brightness
·       3D-curved iridescent wave design
·       8.34mm enclosure
·       Back fingerprint sensor
·       8MP front camera
·       13MP AI triple camera
·       5000mAh large battery and 18W fast charge
·       Super power-saving mode and sleep standby optimisation
·       Qualcomm Snapdragon octa-core 460 processor
·       RAM+ Memory Optimisation
·       4GB of LPDDR4x RAM
·       Super dual speakers
·       Dirac 2.0 sound correction technology
·       64GB of UFS 2.1-based storage, (expanded to 256GB through a 3-card slot)
·       ColorOS 7.2
·       Multi-user privacy mode

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