Update: (August 3rd, 2018) – Oppo has announced the launch of the 3 GB RAM variant of the Oppo A3s with 32 GB of internal storage, today. The company also plans on selling the smartphone via Flipkart soon. Earlier, the phone was only available through offline stores.
Your favourite #OPPOA3s is now available in 3GB RAM + 32GB ROM also.
Head on over to Flipkart and offline stores to get your very own A3s today!#DualPowerDualCamera.
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— OPPO India (@oppomobileindia) August 2, 2018
Earlier: (July 13th, 2018) – Oppo A3s with 6.2-inch notched display, 4230 mAh battery announced in India
A day after the Find X‘s launch, Oppo has unveiled their latest mid-range offering in their A-series, the Oppo A3s, today, in India. The A3s is said to be the first Oppo phone in the South Asian market to come with a dual camera setup with AI selfie camera in an affordable price range. It comes with a notched display and a massive battery.
The Oppo A3s sports a 6.2-inch HD+ notched IPS LCD screen with a resolution of 1520×720 pixels. The phone has an 88.8% screen-to-body ratio. Powering the phone is a Snapdragon 450 chipset with Adreno 504 GPU. It comes with 2 GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage, expandable up to 256 GB via a microSD card. The phone runs on ColorOS 5.1.
As for the cameras, the Oppo A3s comes with a dual camera setup on the back. The dual camera setup consists of a 13 MP primary camera and a 2 MP secondary depth-sensing camera. To the front, the phone comes with an 8 MP selfie shooter, which comes with Oppo’s AI Beauty technology 2.0.
Commenting on this launch, Will Yang, Brand Director, OPPO India, said,
“OPPO is committed towards offering consumers a product that syncs with their demands. Thus, we pay a lot of attention towards listening and understanding their expectations from a smartphone. With A3s, we aim to offer consumers, especially youth, who are looking for an advanced camera phone that offers a strong battery life. With advance features like dual camera, super full screen, and extensive battery, this device has been designed to enable consumers to capture cherished moments all day long. The A3s truly represents our ambition to continue being the Selfie Expert and Leader in the market.”
The battery underneath is a massive 4230 mAh unit. It has support for 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2 LE and GPS. The phone comes with “Music Party” feature that lets multiple Oppo users with phones running ColorOS 5.1 or above to group play songs when connected through the hotspot.
Pricing and Availability of Oppo A3s
The Oppo A3s comes in two color options – Red and Dark Purple. The pricing of the phone is INR 10,990 and will be available online through Amazon India, Flipkart and PayTM as well as in offline markets across India.