Tuesday, 27 October 2020 12:09

OPPO releases two more entry-level smartphones Down Under

Side view of the A53s Fancy Blue device. Side view of the A53s Fancy Blue device. Supplied

Chinese smartphone maker OPPO has launched the A53s and the A53, the two latest devices in its A Series, in Australia.

Both models have a 6.5-inch Neo-Display with a 90Hz screen refresh rate, and are built atop a Snapdragon 460 octa-core processor from Qualcomm. The battery is on the large side at 5000mAh. Both devices also have a touch sampling rate of 120Hz.

Both the A53s, which retails for $349, and the A53, which costs $299, will have 18W fast charging and AI triple camera setups.

The release of these two 4G devices comes after OPPO released three 5G-capable models in June – the Find X2 Lite, the Find X2 Neo and the Find X2 Pro. Another 5G model, the Reno 5G 10x Zoom, hit Australia the same month.

The company has also recently launched a couple of 4G models – the A91 and the AX5s, the latter priced at $299.

A53s Electric Black Back Right Angle RGB

The A53s Electric Black model.

OPPO Australia managing director Michael Tran claimed the A53s and the A53 were pushing the boundaries for entry-level smartphones.

"At OPPO, we believe affordability is on par with cutting-edge technology," he said.

"The A53s and A53 demonstrate yet another harmonisation of these qualities, packing consumers' most desired features into a sleek body with a premium feel."

Both the A53s and A53 have multipurpose AI Triple Camera setups, consisting of a 13MP main camera + 2MP depth camera + 2MP macro camera. The macro lens allows zooming into details of objects 4cm away.

A53 Mint Cream Top Bottom RGB

A side view of the A53 in Mint Cream.

Both devices also have a 8MP front camera and Intelligent Beautification algorithms, to capture natural-looking selfies.

Both models have Super Dual Speakers combined with Dirac 2.0, offering app-specific sound effects.

The A53 and A53s will go on sale from today with the former available in Fancy Blue and Electric Black at Telstra, JB Hi-Fi, Woolworths, Mobileciti, Bing Lee and Amazon.

The A53 will be available in Mint Cream and Electric Black at JB Hi-Fi, Woolworths, Mobileciti, Bing Lee and Amazon.

A53 Electric Black Combination RGB

The A53 Electric Black model. All images supplied by OPPO Australia

Subscribe to ITWIRE UPDATE Newsletter here

Now’s the Time for 400G Migration

The optical fibre community is anxiously awaiting the benefits that 400G capacity per wavelength will bring to existing and future fibre optic networks.

Nearly every business wants to leverage the latest in digital offerings to remain competitive in their respective markets and to provide support for fast and ever-increasing demands for data capacity. 400G is the answer.

Initial challenges are associated with supporting such project and upgrades to fulfil the promise of higher-capacity transport.

The foundation of optical networking infrastructure includes coherent optical transceivers and digital signal processing (DSP), mux/demux, ROADM, and optical amplifiers, all of which must be able to support 400G capacity.

With today’s proprietary power-hungry and high cost transceivers and DSP, how is migration to 400G networks going to be a viable option?

PacketLight's next-generation standardised solutions may be the answer. Click below to read the full article.


WEBINAR PROMOTION ON ITWIRE: It's all about webinars

These days our customers Advertising & Marketing campaigns are mainly focussed on webinars.

If you wish to promote a Webinar we recommend at least a 2 week campaign prior to your event.

The iTWire campaign will include extensive adverts on our News Site itwire.com and prominent Newsletter promotion https://www.itwire.com/itwire-update.html and Promotional News & Editorial.

This coupled with the new capabilities 5G brings opens up huge opportunities for both network operators and enterprise organisations.

We have a Webinar Business Booster Pack and other supportive programs.

We look forward to discussing your campaign goals with you.


Sam Varghese

website statistics

Sam Varghese has been writing for iTWire since 2006, a year after the site came into existence. For nearly a decade thereafter, he wrote mostly about free and open source software, based on his own use of this genre of software. Since May 2016, he has been writing across many areas of technology. He has been a journalist for nearly 40 years in India (Indian Express and Deccan Herald), the UAE (Khaleej Times) and Australia (Daily Commercial News (now defunct) and The Age). His personal blog is titled Irregular Expression.

Share News tips for the iTWire Journalists? Your tip will be anonymous




Guest Opinion

Guest Interviews

Guest Reviews

Guest Research

Guest Research & Case Studies

Channel News