OPPO A53 5G is now official in the Chinese market. It comes as a new 5G smartphone to the existing OPPO A series lineup after OPPO A72 5G. It comes with a higher refresh rate display and MediaTek’s 5G Dimensity chipset. The device additionally features triple cameras in a new module. Also, the company has earlier revealed OPPO A53 in the Indian market, which featured a Snapdragon chipset. While the 5G variant is official in China, it is still unclear whether it ventures into the Indian market.
OPPO A53 5G — Design and Display
The new 5G OPPO phone comes with a punch-hole cut-out at the top left corner. It measures 6.5-inches and comes with Full HD+ resolution. The LCD display has 90Hz refresh rates and touch samplings up to 120Hz. It’s a full-screen display with a screen to body ratio of 90.5%. The Full HD+ display achieves 480nits brightness and features 405ppi.
The OPPO A53 5G comes in three colour finishes: Green Lake, Streamer Purple, and Secret Night Black. The device has a unibody design and also equips a new side-mounted fingerprint sensor for authentication.
OPPO A53 5G — Tech Specs
To make the device 5G capable, OPPO A53 features MediaTek’s Dimensity 720 SoC 5G capable chipset with clock speeds up to 2.0GHz. The octa-core processor also features ARM NATT MC3 GPU, for graphics. In terms of storage, the device features two storage options. At the same time, the built-in storage happens to be 128GB on both variants. The RAM options differ as they include either 4GB or 6GB of RAM. On the software front, the device ships with Android 10-based ColorOS 7.2.
The rear cameras come in a new square module rather than a single array of cameras as seen on its predecessor. The OPPO A53 5G features triple cameras in the new module. There’s a 16MP f/2.2 sensor acting as the primary camera accompanied by a 2MP macro and a 2MP depth sensor. On the front, the punch hole holds an 8MP selfie shooter. The rear cameras support video recording up to 4K, and the front cameras support up to 1080p.
OPPO A53 5G — Battery and Connectivity
The A53 5G draws power from a 4040mAh battery capacity that supports standard 5V/2A charging. The other connectivity options apart from 5G include 4G, dual-band Wi-Fi, a 3.5mm headphone jack, GPS, Bluetooth 5.1 and USB Type-C.
OPPO A53 5G — Pricing
The OPPO A53 5G pricing starts at CNY 1,299 (Rs 14,610 approx.) and will be available for sale in the Chinese market starting December 21st.