Oppo has launched an updated version of its A83 selfie centric smartphone in India. The new Oppo A83 2018 is the entry-level selfie smartphone from the Chinese company and it is upgrade to Oppo A83 launched in January. The difference is primarily in the memory capacity of the smartphone and a new color to choose.
“We are focused towards offering our young consumers the best photography and Selfie experience which brings us to our Selfie Expert A Series and F Series. With the A83, we received immense response, and wanted to go a step further in bringing an affordable selfie camera with advanced features hence the A83 2018. We hope that the A83 2018 with its amazing AI technology, upgraded storage, better performance and amazing color options will help our young consumers click amazing memories with friends and family,” said Will Yang, Brand Director, OPPO India.
Oppo A83 2018 specifications and price
Oppo A83 2018 retains the metal unibody design seen on the model launched in January and has curved edges and an antenna design that simply blends in with the chassis of the smartphone. It sports a 5.7-inch display with a resolution of 1440 x 720 pixels and support for taller 18:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by the octa-core MediaTek MT6763T processor, also referred to as Helio P23 clocked at 2.5GHz. The 2018 model comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage as opposed to 3GB RAM and 32GB storage seen on the model launched in January.
The Oppo A83 features an 8-megapixel selfie camera at the front with support for AI beautification technology seen on company’s more expensive devices. It comes with a 13-megapixel rear camera and again relies on AI technology for beautification effect. Oppo says its AI technology captures more than 200 facial points when a photo is taken and then uses its own data to refine features and compose the face contour.
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The smartphone comes with three independent card slot for dual Nano-SIM cards and a SD card with support for up to 256GB of storage. It runs Color OS 3.2 and O-Share app for file sharing. It is backed by a 3,180mAh battery and will be available from Amazon, Flipkart, Paytm and other offline stores. It is priced at Rs 15,990 and can be purchased in Blue and Gold color.