OPPO has launched a new smartphone in India. The smartphone is dubbed OPPO A83 Pro and as the name implies, it is closely related to the OPPO A83 which was launched in January. The new version is, in fact, an upgrade of the A83 and it has a higher RAM size and more storage space. Apart from the difference in RAM and storage, both models are basically the same.
Specs wise, the OPPO A83 Pro sports a 5.7-inch HD+ LCD display with a resolution of 1440 x 720 pixels and 18:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone measures 150.50×73.10×7.70mm and weigh 143 grams. The device is powered by a MediaTek MK6737T processor that has an octa-core CPU and clocked at up to 2.5GHz. The processor pairs with 4GB of RAM as against 3GB on the A83 while there is 64GB storage onboard (32GB storage on the A83). The storage is expandable up to 256GB.
The A83 Pro features a single 13MP rear camera sensor with an LED flash while at the front, there is an 8MP camera for selfies. The device is a dual-SIM phone and it runs Android 7.1 Nougat-based ColorOS 3.2. The smartphone has Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack on the connectivity front and comes with a facial recognition feature to unlock the screen using your face. Sensors on board include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, and proximity sensor. Under the hood, the device packs a 3180mAh battery.
As for the price, the OPPO A83 Pro comes with an Rs. 15,990 price tag in India, just Rs. 2,000 different from the Rs. 13,990 price of the A83. At this price, the device is well positioned to take on the likes of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro, Vivo V7 and Samsung On7 Prime. It comes in Black and Rose Gold colours. There is no word yet as to when it would go on sale.