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Oppo A53 with 90Hz screen coming to India on August 25

Oppo has confirmed that its latest budget smartphone, powered by the Snapdragon 460 processor, is coming to India next week.

twitter-logoShubham Verma | August 21, 2020 | Updated 15:19 IST

Highlights

  • Oppo has confirmed it is bringing the A53 to India on August 25.
  • Oppo A53 is the first smartphone to have a Snapdragon 460 SoC.
  • The Oppo A53 could be available for purchase on Flipkart.

Oppo A53 will launch in India on August 25. The Chinese company has announced it is bringing the budget smartphone with a 90Hz display later this month as it looks to flood the Indian market with A-series. We saw Oppo launching the A52, A12, and A92 in India recently and it is now bringing the A53. The Oppo A53 just debuted in Indonesia at a price that translates to around Rs 12,700.

Oppo India took to Twitter to announce that the A53 will debut at an online event at 12.30 pm on August 25. Flipkart has also listed the A53 ahead of the launch. Typically, Oppo smartphones arrive on multiple online platforms and are not exclusively sold. Maybe Oppo is looking to sell the A53 online only on Flipkart. We, however, are not sure yet. Oppo A53 could cost well under Rs 15,000 if we go by the Indonesian price.

Oppo launched the A53 as the first smartphone that houses a Qualcomm Snapdragon 460 processor. The processor debuted recently in the budget-range and will reportedly power a host of upcoming smartphones, such as Moto E7 Plus and Nokia 3.4. There is 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage, which can support up to a microSD card of up to 256GB. The Oppo A53 runs Android 10-based ColorOS 7.2, which means you get dark mode, smart replies, and gesture navigation.

On the front, there is a 6.5-inch 720p display with 90Hz refresh rate. The screen has a punch-hole on the top right that houses a 16-megapixel camera. At the back, the Oppo A53 has three cameras of 16-megapixels and 2-megapixels. The Oppo A53 is backed by a 5000mAh battery that charges at up to 18W through the bundled charger. And for connectivity, you get Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, and a USB-C port. There is also a 3.5mm headphone jack on the Oppo A53. The Oppo A53 has a fingerprint sensor at the back and comes in a Fancy Blue and Electric Black colours.

Separately, Oppo is launching the F17 Pro in India sometime next month. The F17 Pro will be the successor to the F15 Pro that came in January. The F17 Pro is said to be the "sleekest phone of 2020" with a thickness of only 7.8mm. The rest of the specifications of the Oppo F17 Pro are not known yet.

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