26 Jan 2021: OPPO A55 5G, with Dimensity 700 chipset, launched in China
OPPO has launched its latest mid-range smartphone, the A55 5G, in the Chinese market. It is available for purchase via the company's e-store and other e-commerce platforms.
Priced at CNY 1,599 (roughly Rs. 18,000), the handset comes with a MediaTek Dimensity 700 chipset, a 5,000mAh battery, and a triple rear camera setup.
Here's our roundup.
Design and display: OPPO A55 5G: At a glance
The OPPO A55 5G features a waterdrop notch display with a prominent bottom bezel and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. On the rear, it houses a triple camera setup.
The handset bears a 6.5-inch HD+ (720x1600 pixels) LCD screen with a 60Hz refresh rate and a 60Hz touch sampling rate.
It is available in two colors: Brisk Blue and Rhythm Black.
Fact: For the shutterbugs and selfie lovers
The A55 5G houses a triple rear camera setup comprising a 13MP (f/2.2) primary sensor, a 2MP (f/2.4) macro camera, and a 2MP (f/2.4) depth sensor. For selfies and video calling, it sports an 8MP (f/2.0) front-facing camera.
Internals: Under the hood
The OPPO A55 5G is fueled by a MediaTek Dimensity 700 chipset, paired with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of expandable storage.
The smartphone boots on Android 11-based ColorOS 11.1 and packs a 5,000mAh battery.
For connectivity, the handset offers support for dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, a Type-C port, and a headphone jack.
Fact: Pricing and availability
The OPPO A55 5G is already up for grabs in China via the company's own e-store and other partner retailers like Tmall, Suning and JD.com. The smartphone carries a price-tag of CNY 1,599 (roughly Rs. 18,000).
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