The midrange 5.2-inch HD, 3GB RAM OPPO A57 has a 16MP selfie camera, just like its pricier siblings – the OPPO F3 and F3 Plus. While it can’t match the F3 line up in wide angle groufies (it has no secondary wide angle front camera), the A57 can do bokeh selfies, comes with on-screen flash for low light selfie needs, has 3 dedicated slots (for 2 SIM cards and 1 micro SD card) and its tandem of HD display plus 2900 mAh battery make for good battery stamina. And then there’s that P11990 price tag.ย 

OPPO A57 launch, OPPO A57 specs, OPPO A57 price

OPPO A57 Full Specs

5.2-inch HD 1280 x 720 resolution, 2.5D curved glass, Gorilla Glass 4, 282 ppi
1.4 GHz 64 Bit Snapdragon 435 Octa-Core Processor | Adreno 505 GPU | 3GB RAM
32GB internal storage, up to 256GB via micro SD card slot
Rear Camera: 13MP F2.2 Sony IMX258 with Phase Detection Auto Focus, dual tone LED flash
Front Camera: 16MP F2.0 with on-screen flash
2,900 mAh Battery | Android 6.0 Marshmallow wtih Color OS 3.0
WiFi, 3G, LTE, Bluetooth, GPS, A GPS, GLONASS, dual SIM (dedicated, not hybrid)
149.1 x 72.9 x 7.65 mm | 147 g
Comes in Black and Gold
P11,990

You can also get the OPPO A57 on ThePlan 999 from Globe.

OPPO A57 launch, OPPO A57 specs, OPPO A57 price

As a midrange selfie phone, the A57 seems to be “sandwiched” in between the Vivo V5ย and the Vivo V5 Lite, and seems poised to go against the Huawei GR5 2017 (which has a better Full HD screen, has dual rear cameras for bokeh, but only has an 8MP selfie camera).

The OPPO A57 was launched in the Philippines, alongside the Black Edition of the OPPO F3, last June 13, 2017. Itย comes in Black and Gold and will be available at OPPO concept and dealer stores nationwide starting June 16, 2017.ย Unboxing and full review in the works.

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