Smartphone maker OPPO has today announced their new A-Series phones in Australia bringing a slew of premium features at an affordable price.
OPPO is announcing two phones under $400 today, with the OPPO A9 2-2- available in retailers from October 28th, and on-sale online from today, while the OPPO A5 2020 will launch exclusively on Telstra on October 29th.
The OPPO A-series includes a large 6.5-inch display, as well as a quad camera array on the rear, dual stereo speakers that support Dolby ATMOS, and a massive 5,000mAh ultra battery which OPPO says will deliver up to 19 hours of battery life. The battery is also able to reverse charge other devices if required.
The OPPO A9 includes a 48MP main camera, 8MP ultra-wide lens, 2MP mono lens and 2MP portrait lens. While the OPPO A5 swaps in a 12MP main camera. The 8MP Ultra-Wide lens offers a 119-degree field of view for including more of your favourite scene.
Both phones include a 16MP selfie camera hidden inside a Water Drop notch, with Oppo’s famous AI Beauty Mode.
OPPO says their sensors are tuned for low-light shots, using ‘Ultra Night Mode 2.0’ to snap shots in low light using HDR and multi-frame stacking to create pictures that are clearer and have less noise.
OPPO is using Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 processors on both phones, with 8GB RAM/128GB Storage on the A9, while the A5 will offer 4GB RAM/64GB storage, with both phones able to support microSD cards.
The OPPO A-series will launch with ColorOS 6, which is built on Android 9 (Pie). OPPO says their Color OS implementation is chock full of smart functions including Smart Assistant and Gesture Navigation which they say is more convenient and versatile.
Michael Tran, Managing Director at OPPO Australia, believes the A Series 2020 sets the tone for what is possible for entry level devices saying
The A Series 2020 is OPPO’s latest premium but affordable range of devices, giving Aussies access to beautifully designed smartphones with cutting edge features. At OPPO we believe our customers shouldn’t have to compromise on quality or design when purchasing an entry level device.
By combining quality and affordability with superb photography, beautiful design and long lasting battery life, the A Series 2020 will set a new standard in the entry level smartphone market. Providing Aussies with a choice of smartphones that will excite and delight without the hefty price tag.
OPPO is offering the A9 2020 in Marine Green for $399, and it’s available now from Mobile Citi, Bing Lee, Kogan and Catch, or from the 28th of October in JB Hi-Fi, Officeworks, Woolworths, Wireless 1 stores.
The OPPO A5 2020 will be available in either Marine Green and Space Purple colour options for $299 from Telstra on October 29th.