Oppo A93 Review Pros and Cons

Oppo A93 Review, Pros and Cons – Oppo has always been known for its design and camera on the market, so people love to buy their smartphones to sport the premium look and click on some amazing photos. Oppo has now emerged with the Oppo A93 smartphones. Oppo has an incredible history of launching some innovative smartphones in the past, like Oppo Find X, Reno series, and more.

The Oppo A93 is the successor to the A92, which was a popular success for the company. The new Oppo A93 manages to turn very easily on the A92, as it is packed with a Super AMOLED panel, fingerprint scanner under the display, and a very premium design. Now, we must dive into the detailed review of the modern Oppo A93.

Oppo A93 Review

Highlights

  1. The Oppo A93 features an updated Super AMOLED screen compared to its predecessor
  2. With an advanced optical fingerprint scanner, the device will be completely secure, so now you can sigh in relief
  3. Under the hood, the VOOC 4.0 30W charger will definitely impress you as it can increase the charging speed
  4. The 48MP quad-camera array can set some new limits with brilliant, high-resolution snaps
  5. It is disappointing for the fan, Oppo for not providing Corning Gorilla Glass at the top of the screen, which should help during accidental drops

Design and Display

Oppo A93 crushes all other phones in terms of appearance and very few phones can even be in the same league. The rear panel design outperforms the competition with an impressive bright 2-tone layout and a square camera module similar to the iPhone. The next prominent point of attraction is its 3D curved edges at the rear that allow the user to have a better grip. Oppo has done excellent craftsmanship that you will surely appreciate.

At the front, the device has a modern double hole cutout linked to very fine bezels on all edges so you can get an incomparable media consumption experience. Moving on, a 6.43-inches super AMOLED screen plunges into the scene that works great when it comes to deep blacks and color accuracy.

Memory and Internal

Unlike Xiaomi and Realme, Oppo always provides moderate processors on its mid-range smartphones. But this time, it’s lovely to find the powerful Mediatek Helio P95 onboard based on the 12 nm architecture. Helio P95 is highly optimized compared to its previous version, although it supports Mediatek’s HyperEngine AI-based algorithm to increase across all departments.

The games will be really fun with the modern PowerVR GM9446 GPU, especially when playing popular titles like Call of Duty: Mobile. Unlike Stock Android, ColorOS 7.2 based on Android 10 does not provide a pure and clean UI, but still brings a personalized look. The disadvantages of ColorOS are the bloatware and its heavy skin that lacks perfect optimization.

Speaking of internal storage, Oppo decided to launch only a single variant of the A93 in terms of RAM and internal storage. Although Oppo should have brought a smaller RAM variant as well, 8 GB of RAM may be too much for some people and would also obviously increase the price. The internal storage was kept restricted to 128 GB, so you never run out of space to store any type of file. Extended support for the SD card exists so that storage expansion capacity is not an issue.

Camera

Compare to Oppo A92 series, the company decided to keep the entire camera section unchanged on the A93 as well. Although the design of the camera module has changed slightly with the same sensors – the main sensor of 48 MP, an ultra-wide-angle lens of 8 MP, and, finally, two more sensors, namely 2MP depth and 2MP macro, just to add numbers.

In bright or low light conditions, the camera must work exceptionally well to take excellent pictures due to the large size of the sensor. In addition, the camera goes a step further, including super night mode, film mode, slow motion, etc. In the front camera section, the combination of the 16MP wide + 2MP depth sensor not only provides a better bokeh effect but also gives the phone a very premium look.

Battery and Others

One of the biggest changes from the A92 to the A93 is the 30W VOOC 4.0 charging stand, which can fill half of the Li-Po 4000 mAh battery’s capacity in about 30 minutes. In addition, the on-screen fingerprint scanner ends up providing enhanced security support that eliminates the password problem.

Eventually, all that’s left now is to discuss the price of the Oppo A93. The device is expected to sell for around $ 320 (Rs 23,500), which seems a little expensive considering the specs and market competition at the moment.

Oppo A93

Oppo A93 Specifications Detail

Down below you can see the full specifications of Oppo A93 phone.

SpecificationsOppo A93
Network2G, 3G, 4G
AnnouncedOctober 2020
Weight164 g
BuildPlastic frame and back, front glass
ProtectionNo
SIMDual SIM
Size6.43 inches
DisplaySuper AMOLED touchscreen
430 nits brightness
20:9 ratio
~409 ppi density
60Hz
Resolution1080 x 2400 pixels
OSAndroid 10, ColorOS 7.2
Chipset12 nm – Mediatek Helio P95
CPUOcta-core
2×2.2 GHz Cortex-A75
6×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55
GPUPowerVR GM9446
Card slotYes (dedicated slot)
RAM8GB
Internal128GB
Camera48MP (wide)
8MP (ultrawide)
2MP (depth)
2MP (macro)
LED flash, HDR, panorama, gyro-EIS
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Selfie16MP (wide)
2MP (depth)
HDR
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3.5mm jackYes
Bluetooth5.1, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
RadioYes
USBUSB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Sensorsunder-display Fingerprint, proximity,
Gyro, compass, accelerometer
BatteryLi-Po 4000 mAh
Fast charging 18W
ColorMatte Black, Metallic White
Price$ 320 (Rs 23,500)

Oppo A93 Pros and Cons

Down below you can see the list of pros and cons (advantages and disadvantages) of Oppo A93 phone.

Pros

  1. Impressive super AMOLED display.
  2. Quick charging 30W VOOC 4.0.
  3. The beautiful glossy gradient finishes on the back.
  4. Under the display’s fingerprint reader.
  5. The remarkable performance of the selfie camera.

Cons

  1. Instead of the latest version, Gorilla Glass 3 is given.
  2. No wireless charging.
  3. A little expensive according to the specifications.
  4. The same rear camera module as the previous model.
  5. Single storage option.

Conclusion

Oppo A93 is an upgrade worthy of its previous generation, promoting certain features, such as a Super AMOLED panel, excellent design, and 30W VOOC 4.0 charging. It would have been better if Oppo could put the price of the smartphone below Rs 20K, as customers are aware of the value of smartphones. Since they could launch a smaller RAM variant to lower the price and therefore reach more buyers.

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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]