Oppo A53s

Oppo A53s Review, Pros and Cons – Oppo shook the Indian smartphone industry a little this year, launching a set of interesting devices in the country that also includes several accessories. Oppo is ready to launch the Oppo A53s smartphone, which is the next downgrade variant of the Oppo A53. The Oppo A53s captures the essence of Oppo’s A-line phones with some of their charming specifications. Thanks to the company for providing such a beautiful 3D wave design as it always does to impress its lovers. So, let’s dive into the review of the Oppo A53.

Oppo A53s Review

Highlights

  1. Oppo A53s is the second in this price segment after the Oppo A53 to display a 90 Hz high refresh rate screen and a 120 Hz touch sampling rate.
  2. The bright gradient design should fascinate the user and is very close to a beautiful glass texture.
  3. The device has dual stereo speakers for audiophiles, which is absolutely appreciated for a medium-sized smartphone.
  4. Oppo supplied the A53s with a huge 5000mAh Li-Po battery paired with 18W fast charging.
  5. An 11nm based Qualcomm Snapdragon 460 processor is integrated to cycle through social media applications or switch between apps.

Design and Display

Oppo did a good job in the design section, as the shiny gradient layout will definitely catch your eye the moment you start working. The phone is quite thin, even with a large 5000mAh battery. Together with a perforated display, the Oppo A53s makes the media consumption experience much better. The phone is quite grippy to hold as well as leaves no ports excluded.

Now let’s talk about the component that you will mostly interact with, the display. As mentioned earlier, the Oppo A53s smartphone became the second Oppo phone to feature a 90 Hz screen, making it a smoother and more responsive phone under the Rs 15000 price range.

It is no surprise that the device easily slides through the transitions and animations of the system. The beautiful display panel measures 6.5 inches of HD+ resolution with a high aspect ratio.

Memory and Internal

At the heart of the Oppo A53s is Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 460 chipset, which is highly efficient as it is based on an 11nm architecture similar to the Snapdragon 665. Considering the price and market competition, Oppo should have chosen a better processor, as it guarantees low-cost performance due to the Kryo 240 cores.

Moving on, the ColorOS 7.2 UI running on top of Android 10 offers not only features specific to Android 10 but also Oppo’s own utilities such as driving mode, party mode, superpower saver, etc.

It is also noteworthy that the Oppo A53s comes with 4 GB of LPDDR4X RAM paired with UFS 2.1 competent 128 GB internal storage. In addition, the device offers a dedicated slot card slot so you can expand storage using an external SD card.

Camera

If we dive into the Oppo A53s optics, the device receives a 13MP f/2.2 primary camera that works alongside two 2MP sensors of different purposes.

One operates as a macro lens that can capture close-up photos up to 4 cm from a subject, while the other 2MP depth sensor camera is for the bokeh effect. The main outstanding features of the camera are Full HD video recording, HDR support, portrait, etc.

Initially, the 8 MP punch-hole selfie camera clicks on stunning selfies in daylight conditions. Thanks to the AI beauty feature, the software automatically changes skin tone and colors, depending on the scene, for adjusted selfies. Check out Oppo A93 phone advantages and disadvantages.

Battery and Others

The Oppo A53s is powered by a 5000mAh Li-Po battery, which paired with an efficient 11nm processor, should last up to 2 days with moderate use. What’s even better is the supplied 18 W fast charger so you don’t have to be plugged into any outlet for a long time.

In addition, the super energy saving mode helps to extend battery life in situations where you are experiencing a power outage, optimizing, and adjusting the various components efficiently. At the end of the day, we are concerned with prices. The Oppo A53s hits the market with the expected price tag of $ 220 (16,000 INR).

Oppo A53s Pros and Cons

Oppo A53s Specifications Detail

Down below you can see the full specifications of the Oppo A53s smartphone.

SpecificationsOppo A53s
Network2G, 3G, 4G
AnnouncedOctober 2020
Weight186 g
SIMDual SIM
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 3
Dimensions163.9 x 75.1 x 8.4 mm
Size6.5 inches
DisplayCapacitive touchscreen IPS LCD,16M colors
90Hz
Resolution720×1600 pixels
OSAndroid 10, Color OS 7.2
Chipset11 nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 460
CPUOcta-core
(4×1.8 GHz Kryo 240
4×1.6 GHz Kryo 240)
GPUAdreno 610
Card slotYes (dedicated slot)
RAM4GB
Internal128GB
Camera13MP, 2MP, and 2MP
Selfie8MP
LoudspeakerDual Stereo speakers
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
RadioYes
USBType-C 2.0
USB On-The-Go
SensorsRear side Fingerprint, accelerometer
proximity, and compass
BatteryLi-Po 5000 mAh battery
Charging 18W
ColorsElectric Black, Fancy Blue
Price$ 220 (16,000 INR)

Oppo A53s Pros and Cons

Down below you can see the list of pros and cons (advantages and disadvantages) of the Oppo A53s smartphone.

Pros

  1. The high refresh rate of 90Hz.
  2. Huge 5000mAh battery with 18W fast charging.
  3. Attractive 6.5 inches IPS LCD rear panel.
  4. Gorilla Glass 3 protection.
  5. Dual stereo speakers.
  6. ColorOS 7.2 UI based on Android 10.
  7. A dedicated SD card and OTG are available.

Cons

  1. Average performance with Snapdragon 460 processor.
  2. Max 720p resolution screen was not expected.
  3. Only a single 128 GB storage variant is available.
  4. Without wireless charging support.
  5. Heating problems during high-end games and heavy usage.

Conclusion

In conclusion, the Oppo A53s smartphone undoubtedly has some worth buying specifications, such as a 90 Hz screen, a huge 5000mAh battery, dual stereo speakers, and so on. But, there are specifications like the low-end processor or the 720p resolution screen are also present. However, Oppo A53s is still a good choice among budget smartphones.

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Sumit Pandit
Sumit Pandit is a senior news reporter for Oispice. He is an expert on smartphones, apps, gadgets, and the tech industry. He writes for different tech news and has an excellent ability to make complex matters easy to understand. Sumit can be reached on Twitter @sumitkrpandit or Email at [email protected]