In January, Oppo launched the Oppo A55 5G in China powered by MediaTek Dimensity 700 SoC and 6GB RAM/128GB ROM option at ¥1,599 (approx. ₹18,400). Last Friday Oppo announced its A55 in India, it's latest member in the budget oriented A series. Oppo A55 will be available on Amazon Great Indian Festival sale from 3rd October. It's a big upgrade in both specs and price from its predecessor A53.
Oppo A55 will sport a 6.51 inch 720x1,600 (HD+) display with 20:9 aspect ratio, 269ppi of pixel density, and a 89.2% screen-to-body ratio. The mobile weighs 193 grams.
It will be available in two unique color options, Rainbow Blue and Starry Black, with an astonishing 3D curved design on the back.
Under the hood the device will be powered by the MediaTek Helio G35 SoC processor. Available in two variants: 4GB RAM, 64GB ROM and 6GB RAM, 128GB ROM with option to expand it up to 256GB through dedicated SD card slot.
Now for the main attraction, Oppo A55 contains a rear triple camera setup comprising a 50MP primary sensor, a 2 megapixels portrait sensor for bokeh effect, and a 2MP macro shooter. At the front we will get to see a 16MP selfie cam. The camera software will have tons of features like HDR, Night Mode, and Night Plus Filters for enhanced photos.
Connectivity options include 4G LTE support, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/A-GPS, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Sensors that one will expect in smartphones of this price range – accelerometer, ambient light, magnetometer, proximity sensor and a side mounted fingerprint sensor.
Oppo A55 is juiced by a 5,000 mAh battery which can provide up to 30 hours of talktime or 25 hours of music streaming on a single charge. It also comes with 18 W fast charging support.
A55 will come with the latest version of Color OS 11 based on Android 11.
Oppo A55 will be available in India at ₹15,490 for the 4GB RAM/64GB ROM variant and ₹17,490 for the 6GB RAM/128GB ROM variant. The 4GB/64GB variant will go on sale from 3rd October and the 6GB/128GB variant from 11th October. Both variants will also be available in Oppo India E-Store, and retail outlets in the country.
Oppo A55 launch offers include: ₹ 3,000 instant discount on HDFC Bank cards and EMI transactions through Amazon, three months of Amazon Prime Membership worth ₹329, up to six months of no-cost EMI options on selected credit and debit cards. Prime members will also get a free six months screen replacement guarantee.
Offline stores will also offer up to ₹3,000 cashback and 3 months' no-cost EMI on select credit and debit cards. The Oppo India E-Store will have a 10% instant discount for Axis Bank, Bank of Baroda, and Kotak Mahindra Bank customers.
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