Original post, January 1: Back in November 2016, Oppo announced the A57 smartphone. The Chinese manufacturer is now bringing the device to the Indian market. The Oppo A57 will go on sale on February 3 and will be available in all the major offline retail stores. Additionally, you’ll be able to get the device from well known online stores including Flipkart, Snapdeal, and Amazon. It comes in Gold and can be yours for Rs. 14,990.
The Oppo A57 will most likely appeal to those who love taking selfies. The device is equipped with a 16 MP front-facing camera with an f/2.0 aperture. It sports a 5.2-inch LCD display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and is powered by the Snapdragon 435 chipset. The mid-range smartphone has 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of storage, which can be expanded with the help of a microSD card (up to 128 GB).
The 2,900 mAh battery keeps the lights on while the front-mounted fingerprint scanner will make sure your data is safe. The selfie-focused smartphone also features a 16 MP primary camera with an f/2.2 aperture and runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Oppo’s ColorOS 3.0 user interface on top.
If you’re looking for an affordable smartphone with a great selfie camera, the Oppo A57 is the way to go. But keep in mind that there are also a bunch of other great mid-range devices available in India, including the recently launched Honor 6X.