The Oppo A53 is the newest member of the Oppo A-series. It arrives months after its predecessor Oppo A52 and packed with some amazing features. Although, it has a higher model number but comes with a less premium specs compare to the Oppo A52 thereby being a cheaper alternative.
The Camera department of Oppo A53 comprises of four cameras which is one lesser compare to five cameras its predecessor Oppo A52 came with. The four cameras in Oppo A53 consists of a triple rear camera setup and a single front facing camera.
The triple rear camera setup is made up of 13-megapixel main camera, a 2-megapixel pixel macro lens and another 2-megapixel depth lens. This rear cameras are capable of shooting 1080p videos at 30fps.
Upfront, we have a single 16MP camera which has the capability to shoot 1080p videos at 30fps.
Design and Display
The Oppo A53 comes with similar design with the Oppo A52. On the rear panel of the Oppo A53, we have a square camera module which houses the triple rear cameras accompanied with a LED flash and a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. Below we have the Oppo tag, which indicates it’s an Oppo smartphone.
On the front, we have a 6.5-inch IPS LCD display which has a resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels and an aspect ratio of 20:9. The screen is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 and it has a refresh rate of 90Hz.
The smartphone will be coming in three different colours which consists of Fairy White, Electric Black and Fancy Blue.
Hardware and Software
Oppo A53 comes with Octa-core Snapdragon 460 processor compare to Octa-core Snapdragon 665 on the Oppo A52 which makes it a lesser premium smartphone compare to its predecessor Oppo A52.
It features Adreno 610 to handle the graphics department. On the memory, we have two options which consists of 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM and 6GB RAM + 128GB ROM.
Going to the software, Oppo A53 runs Android 10 version of operating system supported with the Oppo’s ColorOS 7.2 version of user interface.
Connectivity and Battery
The Oppo A53 features 4G, 3G and 2G connections which means it does not support 5G connections. Other connectivity includes USB Type C port, Bluetooth 5.0, 3.5mm headphone.
The phone is powered with non-removable Li-Po 5000mAh battery accompanied with 18W fast charging.
Oppo A53 Price
The Oppo A53 sells for $199 for the 4GB / 64GB version which is approximately 77,000 Niara in Nigeria. The 6GB / 128GB version sells for $226, approximately 88,000 Naira in Nigeria.
Oppo A53 Full Specifications
|Quick Charging||Yes 18W|
|Operating System||Android 10.0|
|Sim Slots||Dual SIM, GSM+GSM|
|Sim Size||SIM1: Nano SIM2: Nano|
|Network||4G: Available, 3G: Available, 2G: Available|
|Fingerprint Sensor||Yes (rear-mounted)|
|Display Type||IPS LCD|
|Screen Resolution||720 x 1600 pixels|
|Touch Screen||Yes Capacitive Touchscreen|
|Pixel Density||270 PPI|
|Screen to Body Ratio||82.9%|
|Dimension||163.9 x 75.1 x 8.4 mm (6.45 x 2.96 x 0.33 in)|
|Weight||186 g (6.56 oz)|
|Colour||Fairy White, Electric Black, Fancy Blue|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SM4250 Snapdragon 460 (11 nm)|
|Processor||Octa-core (4x1.8 GHz Kryo 240 & 4x1.6 GHz Kryo 240)|
|RAM||4GB / 6GB|
|Internal Memory||64GB / 128GB|
|Rear Camera||13MP (Wide) f/2.2 + 2MP (Macro) f/2.4 + 2MP|
|Rear Camera Features||LED flash, HDR, Panorama, 1080p@30fps|
|Front Camera||16MP, f/2.0|
|Battery||Non-removable 5000 mAh Li-Po Battery|
|Fast Charge||Yes 18W|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD|
|GPRS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS|
|USB Connectivity||2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go|
|2G||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2|
|3G||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100|
|4G||1, 3, 5, 8, 38, 40, 41|