September 25, 2019, Lagos. Global smartphone brand OPPO today proudly launched the new OPPO A Series 2020 in Nigeria. The OPPO A Series 2020, which includes the OPPO A9 2020 and OPPO A5 2020 smartphones. They are the brand’s latest offering for the mid-level smartphone market segment. With its combination of high quality and affordability, as well as superb photography, gorgeous design and a long-lasting battery, OPPO emphasizes that the A series will continue to be the essential handset to generation Z youth.
“We named these two handsets the OPPO A Series 2020 in celebration of the beginning of the new decade, also to commemorate the success of A series over the past ten years while welcoming a whole new generation of mobile users,” said Nengi Akinola, OPPO Marketing Manager. “This new name also reflects our vision for the coming ten years. It highlights the brand’s latest technologies, stunning design, superb photography, powerful performance and perfect tuning to the needs of young people.” Now, with these two latest handsets, the OPPO A Series 2020 offers more possibilities than ever before!
The OPPO A Series 2020 inspires users to “Play”, with its all-purpose 48MP quad-camera that pushes the bounds of creativity, and a 5,000mAh Ultra Battery that provides even longer use. It provides outstanding entertainment to users, helping them ease the stress of daily life, while inspiring them to be more positive and explore more of life’s possibilities. Tailor-made and well equipped, it’s an exciting phone for young, motivated consumers who are eager to connect with the world, discover more fun and explore their curiosity. Its impressively versatile camera technology broadens users’ creative horizons, and the whole smartphone offers an immersive entertainment experience and powerful performance.
Versatile Camera Tech Brings Users Even More Photography & Videography Options
The OPPO A9 2020 comes with a multipurpose Quad Camera setup, including a 48MP Main Camera + 8MP Ultra-Wide Lens + 2MP Mono Lens + 2MP Portrait Lens, while the OPPO A5 2020 also comes with a multipurpose Quad Camera setup but with a 12MP Main Camera. These offer all-around use that can satisfy users’ needs for all shooting angles and scenarios, including the Ultra Night Mode 2.0 and a whole host of artistic portrait styles.
The A9 2020 is equipped with 16MP selfie camera while A5 2020 with 8MP selfie camera, both using AI Beautification technology for tailor-made selfies to better cater to different markets and beauty trends. This technology automatically identifies skin tone, age, gender, and skin colour. It differentiates users for customized beautification. An all-new algorithm for smoothing out blemishes on the skin and sharper features create a make-up free look, allowing users to embrace a better version of themselves.
OPPO’s latest stabilization technology also meets consumers’ growing demand for high-quality action videos, with a built-in gyroscope on these two handsets. This creates more stable shooting while running, walking, cycling and more, along with improved video filters that allow users to create their own movies with the press of a button, ideal for creating eye-catching content in the era of short video apps.
Intelligent Design That’s Both Attractive and User-Friendly
The OPPO A Series 2020 also comes equipped with a brand new and more compact Waterdrop screen, with a 31.4% decrease in overall area compared to the previous generation, for a better look and user experience. A 6.5” full screen has an 89% screen-to-body ratio, which also uses toughened Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3+ that is twice harder than the third generation and offers better resistance to scratches. A Sunlight Screen improves screen readability under strong direct light and ensures true colours shine through in dim or dark environments, while a blue light filter relieves eye fatigue and better protects users’ eyesight in low light.
The OPPO A9 2020 also features 3D gradient designs for a more vibrant, eye-catching look, with each handset made from four curved 3D sheets, which look thinner and fits comfortably into the hand. These feature Nano-scale patterns that create multi-toned, radiant colouring from different angles and under different lighting.
Outstanding Hardware and Software for Exceptional Experience and Performance
Battery: A large capacity 5000mAh battery enables all-day use, capable of supporting 19 hours of continuous operation. The battery is also able to handle reverse charging, freeing active, on-the-go users from the worries of rapid battery drain.
Dolby Atmos® Sound: In terms of audio, the OPPO A Series 2020 come with dual stereo speakers that offer higher volumes and improved sound quality, even at high volumes. The sound feels full-bodied and clearer, with an immersive surround sound effect. Dolby Atmos®sound effects are used for the most immersive, thrilling sounds, videos and gaming experiences anytime, anywhere. It’s also received Hi-Res Audio certification, ensuring superb sound quality, as well as directional technologies that create a more thrilling, realistic and immersive audio experience.
Performance: The OPPO A Series 2020 packs an ultra-powerful performance, thanks to the Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 platform, with an 8-core 64-bit processor. Especially for the gaming experience, Game Boost 2.0 accelerator technology offers improved Frame Boost and Touch Boost, which both provide lightning-fast gameplay response, by reducing touch screen latency and lag, delivering an overall better user experience.
OS: The smartphones run ColorOS 6.1, based on Android 9.0, providing a fresh visual experience that’s more sleek, refined and comfortable even after prolonged use. As well as offering fingerprint and facial unlock features, this operating system comes with a whole host of smart functions such as Smart Assistant, Riding Mode, Music Party and Gesture Navigation which improve user convenience, safety and the phone’s overall versatility.
Pricing and Availability
The OPPO A9 2020 in Marine Green or Space Purple with 8GB RAM and 128GB ROM will be available on the 15th of October, 2019 in Nigeria, to retail at N89,900.
The price and availability of the OPPO A5 2020 in Mirror Black or Dazzling White with 3GB RAM/64GB ROM and 4GB RAM/123GB will be announced later.
OPPO is an innovative smartphone brand ranked No 3 in the world according to IHS Markit. As at today, OPPO provides cutting edge smartphones to over 200 million people all over the world.
OPPO operates in more than 40 countries of the world, with 6 research centers worldwide and an international design center in London. OPPO has more than 40,000 employees are dedicated to creating new experiences and greater value for customers around the world.
OPPO is popular for its stylish smartphone designs, quality photography experience and the status symbol it provides to its users.