OPPO A53 with Snapdragon 616 chipset officially announced

OPPO A53 has been officially launched in China. It is the latest mid-range device from the company that comes with a Snapdragon 616 chipset. Lets check out the other specifications of the phablet.


OPPO A53 Specifications

The OPPO A53 features a 5.5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS 2.5 curved display. The phablet is powered by a 1.5 GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 processor along with Adreno 405 GPU. It has 2 GB of RAM and comes with 16 GB of internal memory which can be expanded up to 128 GB via microSD card. It runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop with the latest ColorOS 2.1 custom skin on top of it. It has a slim magnesium alloy body. According to OPPO, they have achieved a smooth metal body by spraying fine zircon sand after 120 minutes of oxidation, which eventually condenses into a uniform thin layer, to bring a more delicate touch.

The A53 houses a 13 megapixel rear camera with LED flash, Samsung ISOCELL sensor. On the front, it comes with a 5 megapixel front-facing camera with 1.4um size for your selfies and video calling. The phablet has Hybrid Dual SIM (Micro + Nano) support where the second nano SIM slot can be used as a microSD card slot. It is 7.43 mm thick and weighs 165 grams. It comes with Dirac audio and 1CC large sound chamber with five large speaker magnetic circuit to prevent distortion even in full volume.

The A53 includes 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS as connectivity options. The phablet houses a 3,075 mAh battery under the hood with fast charging support.

The OPPO A53 is available in Golden color variant and will go on sale in China very soon. There is no information on global availability and pricing yet.

OPPO has recently launched the OPPO R7s with 4GB of RAM that comes in Rose Gold too. The company also launched the Neo 7 in India back in October.

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