The smartphone company, Oppo has introduced another product to the market, the Oppo A3s. This new release looks like the older Oppo A3s. Both phones share the same screen size, back panel features, and even glossy look. However, under the hood, the Oppo A3s does not compare to its predecessor.
First, it comes with a less powerful but decent chipset. It also offers less internal storage and RAM size. But it makes up for these shortfalls with a powerful battery and dual camera setup. Here are the essential features of the Oppo A3s.
Oppo A3s: Key Specifications
- 2-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 720 x 1520 pixels
- Android 8.1 Oreo with 2GB of RAM
- Octa-core 1.8GHz, Snapdragon 450
- 16GBGB built-in storage
- 13MP + 2MP rear camera and 8MP selfie camera
- 4,230mAh non-removable battery
Oppo A3s: Design and Display
Like most smartphones today, the Oppo A3s sports a bar shape look. Its build consists of metal. The smartphone has a width of 75.59mm, and a weight of 168g with its battery included.
On the back of the phone lies a horizontally placed dual camera setup. Beside it lies an LED flash. However, the Oppo A3s does not feature a fingerprint sensor but makes do with an alternative form of security. At the right edge of the phone, lies on the power and volume buttons which are tactile and easy to use.
At the front, the device has a 6.20-inch IPS screen that boasts of a resolution of 1520 x 720 pixels. The display comes with a screen to body ratio of 81% and an aspect ratio of 19:9. You can find the selfie camera on the notch placed on the top of the device.
The Oppo A3s comes in two colors, Red and Dark Purple.
Oppo A3s: Camera
The Oppo A3s smartphone brings a triple camera setup on both sides. At the back, you will find a 13 MP camera with an f/2.2 aperture and a 2MP sensor with an f/2.4 opening. Coming to the front, an 8MP single camera with an aperture of f/2.2. All cameras can shoot 1080p videos at 30fps.
Oppo A3s: Hardware and Software
A Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 chipset powers the Oppo A3s. The chipset clocks at 1.8GHz. This decent mobile processor works alongside an Adreno 506 GPU. This combo provides the phone with the ability to handle most tasks on a regular basis.
The device comes in two variants with memories of 2/3GB RAM respectively. They also have different internal storages of 16 and 32GB. You can use a MicroSD card to extend the space of both devices to 256GB.
This device runs on Andriod 8.1 (Oreo) based wrapped with the ColorOS 5.1 skin.
Oppo A3s: Battery and Connectivity
One of the impressive highlights of the Oppo A3s is its new energy source. This comes in the form of an embedded lithium polymer cell with a capacity of 4230mAh. With this battery, your device has a standby time of 340 hours and use time of 15 hours. The cell supports fast charging.
The Oppo A3s features dual SIM slots that support Nano SIMS. The device works with most networks including 4G LTE. It also works with Wi-Fi standards such as Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, 802.11 n 5GHz, Dual Band, Wi-Fi Display and Hotspot. The device features Bluetooth v4.2 and MicroUSB 2.0 with OTG for charging and mass storage.
Oppo A3s: Complete Specification
- Dimension: 59 mm x 156.19 mm x 8.19 mm
- Material: Metal
- Weight: 168g
- SIM: (Dual Nano-SIM, Dual stand-by)
- Type: IPS, LCD Capacitive touchscreen
- Size: 6.2-inches
- Screen Resolution: 19:9, 720 x 1520 pixels
- Multi-touch: Yes
- Software and performance
- Operating System: Android 8.1 Pie
- Chipset: Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450, Octa-core 1.8 GHz
- RAM: 23/GB RAM
- Internal Storage: 16/32GB
- Card Slot: Yes
- Primary: 13MP with f/2.2 + 2MP with f/2.4
- Secondary: 8 MP with f/2.2
- Network and Connectivity
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, 802.11 n 5GHz, Dual Band, Wi-Fi Display, Wi-Fi Hotspot
- Network 2G: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
- 3G: 850/ 900/2100 MHz
- 4G: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes, v4.2
- USB: Yes, micro USB 2.0
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- Audio Jack: Yes
- Fingerprint Sensor: No
- NFC: No
- Sensor: Accelerometer, Proximity
- Capacity: 4230mAh, non-removable
- Type: Li-Poly
- Fast Charging: Yes
- OTG Support: Yes
Oppo A3s: Price and Availability
You can get this mid-range smartphone at a price of between 60,000 and 70,000 naira from online merchants. However, phone dealerships the 2gb variant for 53,000 naira and the 3gb version for 63,400 in their offline stores.