In the past few years, the mid-range smartphone category has flourished with a wide array of devices from different OEMs. Oppo is one of the major Chinese companies in this category with a number of smartphones like the Oppo A79 which is now succeeded by the Oppo A83. The smartphone provides a whole lot of features packed into a well built body. Read on to have a better perspective of what the smartphone has to offer.
Oppo A83 Key Specs and Features
- 5.7-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1440 X 720 pixels (282 ppi)
- Octa-core MediaTek Helio P23 CPU with 3GB RAM
- 32GB built-in storage, up to 256GB with a memory card
- 13MP rear camera and 8MP front camera
- 4G LTE
- Fingerprint sensor (rear)
- 3, 180mAh non removable Li-ion battery
Design and Display
There is something obvious about the Oppo A83 design and that is, it is modern. It has slim bezels, 18:9 aspect ratio and a sleek build. Although, it is made of plastic, the smartphone still looks a more premium with its matte finish. This is also makes it quite light, weighing just 143g which makes it less tedious to be handled for long.
The smartphone also features a slightly larger than average display with a not too high resolution. Besides, there are better display resolution for a smartphone with the price tag. However, the smartphone has a 5.7-inch screen with 1440 X 720 pixels and a pixel density of 282 ppi.
Battery and Camera
There is not so many smartphones with large battery capacity unless the ones that are specifically built for one. The Oppo A83 comes with a 3, 180mAh non removable Li-ion battery which ideally should last up to a day on full charge. Nonetheless, this is largely dependent on how intensive usage is from time to time.
For camera, the smartphone is armed with a 13MP camera with flash on the rear panel and an 8MP front camera. This is common to most smartphones of the mid-range category. However, the smartphones features the AI beatification feature present in Oppo F5.
Hardware and Software
Like most mid-range smartphones, the smartphone has a mid-range MediaTek SoC. That being said, the Oppo A83 features an Octa-core MediaTek Helio P23 chipset accompanied by a Mali-G71 GPU having two cores.
Also, you have 3GB internal memory alongside 32GB of built-in storage that you can expand up to 256GB with the use of a MicroSD card in a dedicated slot of its own. This is a nice addition because you no longer have to sacrifice your sim card for more space. There’s also an Android 7.1 Nougat pre-installed on the smartphone with a possible Oreo update coming soon.
Pricing and Availability
The smartphone is available for sale in a number of online stores and retail outlets for about 88, 000 naira depending on your location and the deal.