A couple of days ago, Oppo revealed its newest smartphone model, the A57. The Oppo A57 will start selling in China starting December 12; the price will be CNY 1,599 (around Rs 16,000; $230). The phone will be available in two colors – Rose Gold and Gold and will be exclusive for the Chinese market, for now.


For $230, you get a solid smartphone running Android Marshmallow, powered by Snapdragon 435 (octa-core 1.4GHz Cortex-A57, Adreno 505) chipset, sporting 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of ROM (expandable via microSD card slot). The phone measures 149.1×72.9×7.65mm and weighs in at 147 grams.


The phone has two SIM slots, and a 5.2-inch 720p IPS display, along with 2.5D curved glass. The Selfie snapper counts 16 MP (f/2.0), with the main camera having 13 MP (f/2.2), along with a LED flash (no LED flash on the front though). The Home button at the front plays the role of a fingerprint scanner. The battery has a capacity of 2,900 mAh, and the phone supports 4G LTE, GPRS/EDGE, Bluetooth v4.1, Wi-Fi, GPS, and USB. You can also find 3.5 mm audio jack.