Oppo A33 2020

Oppo A33 (2020) Review, Pros and Cons – After dispatching the Oppo A53 in India on something new in fashion, a mid-ranger type device, Oppo is moving forward with yet another decent smartphone launch known as the Oppo A33 (2020). Besides that, it has to be said that it comes with specifications almost identical to the A53 (2020), although, there is no word on being renamed by the manufacturers, in the eyes of technology enthusiasts, it is a revamped version of the A53.

The issue here is not the naming of smartphones, but the market. The Oppo A33 (2020) hits the Indonesian market at just $ 150 (10,999 INR), which is amazing.

Oppo A33 (2020) Review

Highlights

  1. The color scheme offers unique features of simple design, and the high screen displays provide a refresh rate of 90 Hz.
  2. It also features the Snapdragon 460 chipset on the board with additional features from the Adreno 610.
  3. In terms of the camera, a triple camera on the rectangular panel attaches to a standard 8MP selfie port.
  4. As for the battery, a huge 5000 mAh battery is paired with 18W charging.

Design and Display

The layout may not look as fabulous as the conventional ones, but the glossy plastic frame improves appearance with a fingerprint reader well positioned close to the camera. Other than that, the front panel bezels are slightly thick at the corners and on the sides.

Including this, the 6.5 inches HD+ flat-resolution LCD IPS technology supports a 90 Hz refresh rate out of the box, which is quite unusual for basic smartphones. Still, it is nice to see that Oppo is trying something innovative from others in the market.

Memory and Internal

Software suites are managed by configuring Android 10 based on the ColorsOS 7.2 interface skin which improves the overall interface configuration and provides settings and features suitable for wonderful user experience.

On the other hand, the hardware of the Snapdragon 460 chipset is intact in the Oppo A33 (2020) with Adreno 610 graphics units and octa-core processors. A clock speed of 1.8 GHz on the board and powered by 2/3 GB of RAM. A 32 GB internal storage appears inside the phone, in addition, you can add up to 256 GB of space via dedicated microSD.

Camera

A triple camera places on the rectangular plate on the rear panel which has 13 MP as the main snapper and the traditional 2 MP depth and macro pair to provide more technical support. Now, speaking of the front panel, an 8 MP appears as the front camera, which produces video recording quality up to 1080p.

Battery and Others

A charge of 18 W is provided on the phone to supply the 5000 mAh battery, and a single charge can last for almost two days in moderate use. However, on the contrary, it takes more than two hours to fill the cells.

On the other hand, you will normally see mediocre sensor and communication specifications, but the Oppo A33 (2020) is a different story, as there are first-rate specifications in the respective department. In addition, it also includes the user’s favorite 3.5mm jack with support for stereo speakers.

Oppo A33 2020 Pros and Cons

Oppo A33 (2020) Specifications Detail

Down below you can see the full specifications of Oppo A33 smartphone.

SpecificationsOppo A33 (2020)
Network2G, 3G, 4G
AnnouncedSeptember 2020
Release dateMay 2020
Weight190g (approx.)
SIMDual-SIM
Size6.5 inches
DisplayCapacitive touchscreen IPS LCD, 16M colors
90Hz refresh rate
Resolution720 x 1520 pixels
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 3
OSAndroid 10, ColorOS 7.2
ChipsetQualcomm SM4250 Snapdragon 460 (11 nm)
CPUOcta-core
(4×1.8 GHz Kryo 240
4×1.6 GHz Kryo 240)
GPUAdreno 610
Card slotYes (dedicated slot)
RAM3GB, 4GB
Internal32GB
Camera13MP, 2MP, and 2MP
Selfie8MP
3.5 mm jackYes
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band
Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
GALILEO, BDS
RadioNo
USBUSB Type-C 2.0
USB On-The-Go
SensorsRear Side Fingerprint, accelerometer
proximity, compass
BatteryLi-Po 5000 mAh battery
Fast charging 18W
ColorsMoonlight Black, Mint Cream
Expected Price$ 150 (10,990 INR)

Oppo A33 (2020) Pros and Cons

Down below you can see the list of pros and cons (advantages and disadvantages) of the Oppo A33 (2020) smartphone.

Pros

  1. An adequate level of performance and graphics
  2. Large battery and fast charging support
  3. 6.5 inches screen with 90 Hz refresh rate
  4. Decent sensor and communications suite
  5. ColorOS 7.2 UI
  6. Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  7. Fair price

Cons

  1. Only 720p resolution
  2. Not designed for high-end games
  3. Grains and image distortion are normal

Conclusion

In addition to the flagship size screen and mid-range refresh frame rate, the Oppo A33 (2020) is just a treat for the eyes, which keeps a huge battery pack under its hood. On the contrary, the main flaw is its moderate performance revealed, but on the same note, the general features are quite exceptional on the market making this device a worth buying product in Indonesia.

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Sumit Pandit
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