Oppo revealed their new Oppo A57 selfie smartphone in China, on 29th November 2016. Oppo has launched the new smartphone in India at an aggressive price point of Rs. 14999, the device will go on sale on 3rd Feb 2017. The Oppo A57 will be available in gold color and will be available online as well as offline. It will get listed on major e-commerce retail stores Flipkart Amazon and Snapdeal on 3rd Feb.
The Oppo A57 is a metallic smartphone and comes with all the swag, like the Oppo F1s or the Oppo F1 Plus.
The metallic design on the Oppo A57 seems profoundly similar to the earlier Oppo phones. The perfect immaculate build, sleek curved edges, premium metallic build and iPhone 6s like speaker grill design. All too familiar but it is a good modern design.
The Oppo A57 is a mid-range smartphone with an interesting selfie camera . It comes with a comfortable form factor, metallic design and has easy to hold of 5.2 inch size.
The display is IPS LCD with HD (720 x 1280) resolution, however it comes with 2.5D curved glass, which completes the refined design and make it look stunning.
The power button is on the right side and the volume rocker at the left. The Oppo A57 sport a fingerprint sensor integrated in the oblong shaped home button, at the front.
It sports the latest processor from Qualcomm, Snapdragon 435 chipset clocked at 1.4Ghz coupled with Adreno 505 GPU. The new Qualcomm processor is paired with 3 GB of ram.
Oppo being the Selfie expert has not skimped in the optics and has gone with a 16 MP front camera, f/2.0 aperture.
The rear seems to follow the tradition with a rather lower pixel sensor, 13 MP with f/2.2 aperture. Oppo A57 offers sufficient 32 GB of inbuilt storage which can be expanded upto 256 GB through micro SD card.
Sadly there’s no dedicated SD card slot, the phone offers a hybrid sim slot.
Powering the phone is a sufficiently large 2900 mAH capacity battery, which is equipped with fast charging. Oppo A57 runs on the Android Marshmallow 6.0 along with Color OS 3.0 skin on top.
The A57 went on sale in China from 12th December for CNY 1,599 (roughly ₹16,000). It is available in 2 colors, Gold and Rose Gold. We can expect a Price of Rs. 16,000 to Rs. 18,000 in the Indian market when it gets launched next week.
Oppo recently launched the upgraded Oppo F1S with 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage in the Indian market. It competes with the Vivo V5 for the selfie crown.
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