Oppo to launch A57 smartphone with 16 MP front camera in India on 3rd February
New Delhi, 1st February 2017 - Oppo has announced on its Twitter page that it would launch A57 smartphone in India on 3rd February. If you may remember, Oppo had launched the device in China in November 2016 and is now bringing it to India. Oppo A57 is equipped with a 16 Megapixels front camera and will be marketed for its great selfie quality.
Here is the tweet from Oppo handle mentioning the date of the launch:
The model that was launched in China sports an Octa core 1.4 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 processor along with 3 GB RAM and 32 GB internal memory. The memory can be expanded up to 128 GB using a microSD card. The GPU powering the device is Adreno 505. In terms of display, it carries a 5.2 inch HD LCD resolution covering a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels along with 2.5D glass.
But its the cameras that stand out, specially the front one. The rear camera holds a resolution of 13 Megapixels while the front selfie shooter is a mighty 16 Megapixels.
The smartphone is equipped with 4G, LTE, Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi, GPS, USB and a home key based fingerprint sensor. The home key, along with the embedded fingerprint sensor is a physical key and not a touch enabled one. The device boasts of a 2900 mAh battery and runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow skinned with ColorOS 3.0. It is a dual SIM smartphone.
Considering the price in China, the expected price for the Indian market should be between Rs. 15000 and Rs. 16000 though Oppo might just charge a slight premium from Indian consumers for the high end selfie camera and end up pricing it higher.
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