It seems like January 2018 is a big month for budget smartphones. The segment saw the entry of as many as three new smartphones today — Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime, Honor 9 Lite and Oppo A83. Last week too, Samsung introduced 16GB variant of its Galaxy On Next priced at Rs 10,999.
Coming to today’s launches, Chinese smartphone major Oppo launched its another selfie-focused smartphone today. Oppo A83 smartphone boasts of artificial intelligence-based beauty recognition feature and full screen bezel-less display. The company claims them to be the biggest gighlights of the smartphone. Oppo A83 made its debut in China last month.
Price and availability
Oppo A83 is priced at Rs 13,990 and will compete with both Samsung On7 Prime and Honor 9 Lite. The two smartphones have starting price of Rs 12,990 and Rs 10,999 respectively. Oppo A83 handset will go on sale starting January 20. The smartphne will be available online on both Amazon and Flipkart websites as well as at offline stores across the country.
The Oppo A83 smartphone boasts of a 5.7-inch FullHD display of 1440 X 720p resolution. The device is powered by MediaTek 6763T processor coupled with ARM Mali G71 GPU and 3GB RAM. The handset runs Android 7.1-based ColorOS 3.2 and offers 32GB internal storage and microSD card up to 256GB. It also comes equipped with face unlock feature.
In terms of camera, the handset sports a 13MP rear camera and an 8MP front camera with f/2.2 aperture. It offers dual nano-SIM card support.
Backed by 3,180mAh battery, the device has 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB, and a 3.5mm headphone jack as connectivity options.
Oppo A83 weighs 143 gram and is available in Black and Champagne colour options.
Commenting on the launch, Will Yang, Brand Director, OPPO India said, “with the A83 we wish to bring an affordable selfie camera with advance features such as the HD + Full Screen Display and AI Beauty Technology. The A83 truly represents our ambition to continue being the Selfie Expert and Leader in the market.