Oppo has been one of the long-standing camera expert phone brands in India, along with Vivo. However, gone are the days when the brand was just that. It is now an all-round smartphone expert in the Indian market, and has proven its position with every new release. Today, we will have a look at its latest wonder, the Oppo A52.
The latest Oppo mobile was first unveiled in China in April. We have had our eyes on it since, and we can finally hail its entry into the Indian market. The A52 is a budget smartphone but its features speak otherwise, which is exactly what you can expect from Oppo. If your budget is too tight, you can always buy the right mobile on EMI quite easily.
Price and availability
In India, the price of the Oppo A52’s 6GB+128GB model is Rs.16,999. It is available in Stream White and Twilight Black shades. It has been announced that the phone will go live on the 17th of June on major online as well as offline retail platforms.
There have been claims that a 4GB+128GB and an 8GB+128GB variant will also be available soon, but prices and other details are still pending.
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The OS used for this latest Oppo mobile is Oppo’s own Color OS 7.1, which is based on the latest Android 10 version. It boasts of an FHD+ display measuring 6.5 inches with a resolution of 1080p X 2400p. The screen-to-body ratio of this handset is 90.5%.
The smartphone’s dimensions are 162.0 X75.5 X 8.9mm and has a considerable weight of 192 g.
The attractive Oppo A52 runs a Snapdragon 665 SoC with an eight-core (2 GHz, Kryo 260, quad core, + 1.8 GHz, Kryo 260, quad core), one of the highest at this point. Pair this with a 6GB RAM and a 128GB internal storage, and you have a powerful machine at your fingertips. The memory is also expandable upto 256GB with an external microSD card.
At the rear of the Oppo A52 are four impressive cameras.
- A 12MP main, wide-angle camera with aperture f/1.7
- An 8MP secondary camera with ultra-wide lens, aperture f/2.2, and a 119 degrees field of view
- A 2MP macro sensor with an aperture of f/2.4
- A 2MP depth sensor with aperture f/2.4
For excellent selfies and quality video calling, you can rely on the 8MP camera at the front. Necessary features like LED flash, panorama, and HDR are included. Video can be recorded with 4K quality @30 frames per second, with 1080p resolution. If you have used an Oppo phone before, you would know that no matter what the specifications say, the selfie camera will not disappoint you for sure.
This set of features may look so alluring that you might want to go for a new purchase even though you don’t really need one. These are the times for which the mobile on EMI option was made.
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For connectivity, the Oppo A52 has Wi-Fi, LTE, Bluetooth and a 3.5mm earphone jack, plus a USB C-Type charging port. Sensors include the side-mounted fingerprint sensor, the accelerometer, the proximity sensor, and the compass.
As far as battery is concerned, there is a 5000 mAh pack which is supported by an 18W fast charger, which solves all your worries about full day usage.
All in all, this latest Oppo mobile is a budget phone which packs in way more than its price should. Trust Oppo to come with reliable smartphone solutions for your everyday needs and packing a punch with the fancy features at the same time. If price is your only deterrent, you can always fall back on a mobile on EMI plan like the Consumer Durable Loan from Tata Capital. Not only does it provide you with an EMI with 0% interest, but also processes your loan faster with minimal documentation requirements.