Oppo A53 pros and cons

Oppo A53 Review, Pros and Cons – Oppo is planning to launch a mid-tier smartphone in Indonesia, which is none other than Oppo A53. Now, it looks like the company wants to create new standards for the high entry-level segment with the latest Oppo A53 2020 version.

To be more precise, the A53 is the first budget smartphone with a 90 Hz refresh rate display. The company silently launches the phone without any launch event. The pre-order is started, and the sale takes place on Aug 27 as the starting price is around $170 (13,000 INR).

Oppo A53 Review


  1. Starting the display, it has a tall aspect ratio 20:9 IPS LCD screen with an adequate amount of pixel density.
  2. The powers supply channeled by the Snapdragon 460 chipset, which gives it service along with the octa-core processor of 1.8 GHz cloaking speed.
  3. An elegant yet fresh design would appear on the back panel with the fingerprint sensor.
  4. The phone equips on the 5000 mAh battery that is supported by the 18 W fast charging.

Design and Display

Oppo finally decides to try something fresh with a new layout screen. The amazing dual-tone shade design of the Fancy Blue variant is the most buy choice due to the compact structure, and the shaded line presentation looks quite astounding. Besides this, it also has fully-fledged Electric Black color to purchase.

It instead designs in that way to reach as many mainstream users as possible. The 6.5 inches LCD panel cover resolution of 720p and speaking of its vital selling the 90Hz, it first time we have seen that an ordinary smartphone got something like this, check Oppo K7.

Memory and Internal

The phone equips Qualcomm SM4250 Snapdragon 460 chipset with a graphic set of Adreno 610, so the visual and gaming won’t be bothered with anything. There Octa-core offers four cores of 1.8 GHz, and the remain four cores of 1.6 GHz. So, it means you will get a sufficient amount of energy to play and maintain tasks at your fingertips.

Apart from the hardware settings, the software also got a handful of new things with the latest Android 10 based on the ColorOS 7.2 interface. Plus, the A53 receives 4GB/6GB RAM with a 64GB/128GB storage option on the board. You can sum up more room with a shared micro-SD slot.


Oppo A53 relies on a triple camera board for shooting images and video since it includes a 13 MP primary with a two 2 MP depth and macro combo. As for the selfie department, it got the same 16 MP camera port at the front. Also, there are many handy features integrated into the built-in camera application.


This Oppo A53 2020 model packs a 5000 mAh battery by the 18W wired fast charger, which uses the Type C 2.0 port. It usually takes an hour and a half to charge the battery. It can provide long endurance of around two days or even higher on normal usage.

There will be a fast sensor onboard on the device with appropriate comms to support. It has a 3.5 mm jack and decent audio output.

Oppo A53

Oppo A53 Specifications Detail

Down below you can see the full specifications of oppo A53 phone.

SpecificationsOppo A53
Network2G, 3G, 4G
AnnouncedAugust 2020
Weight186 g
Size6.5 inches
DisplayCapacitive touchscreen IPS LCD,16M colors
90Hz refresh rate
Resolution720 x 1600 pixels and 20:9 ratio
OSAndroid 10, ColorOS 7.2
ChipsetQualcomm SM4250 Snapdragon 460
GPUAdreno 610
Card slotYes
Internal64GB, 128GB
UFS 2.1
Camera13MP, 2MP, and 2MP
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
RadioYes (stereo speakers)
USBUSB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
SensorsRear Mounted Fingerprint, accelerometer,
proximity, and compass
BatteryLi-Po 5000 mAh battery
Fast charging 18W
ColorsFairy White, Black and Fancy Blue
Expected PriceUSD 210 (14,900 INR)

Oppo A53 Pros and Cons

Down below you can see the list of pros and cons of oppo A53 phone.


  1. Big battery with fast charging support
  2. A sleek design body of plastic
  3. 90 Hz screen on the IPS technology
  4. The tall screen of 20:9 aspect ratio
  5. High gradient sound quality
  6. Low image distortion


  1. Uses Shared SIM slot for memory expansion
  2. 720 pixels resolution screen
  3. Slightly low performance in multitasking
  4. No Gorilla glass protection


Oppo A53 is an affordable smartphone with not disappointing battery and display. However, overall, there are some flaws in the camera setup and software. But if we compare to its competition, others won’t stand a chance or didn’t even have par specs. On the other hand, there isn’t any news whether it releases in India and other countries.

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Aman Rathore
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