Chinese brand Oppo brings you affordableOppo A83! The device flaunts a
perfect amalgamation of sophisticated full-screen display, facial unlock
and AI beauty technology as ‘finest’ features.
Undoubtedly, OPPO is in cut throat competition with other Chinese brands
VIVO, Xiaomi, and Huawei to clinch huge market share in local market.
All of these brands are among the fastest growing smart phone brands.
Let’s see if OPPO A83 could do justice to the hype created due to its
amazing specs and economical price tag.
OPPO A83 Design
Oppo A83 comes in a polycarbonate shell that makes it as light as 143
grams, easier to carry in pocket. It has minimum bezels around the body
and screen edges are curved, with a slight bump between display and body
of the phone.
On top left corner, primary lens is located, and right next to it you
can find LED flash. A dual-SIM slot is housed on the right of OPPO A83
above the power button. Single speaker is placed at the bottom next to
micro USB port, and 3.5 mm headphone jack. Volume rocker buttons can be
accessed by right index finger comfortably.
OPPO A83 Display
The Oppo A83 features a gigantic 5.7-inches HD IPS touch screen display
with 720x1440 pixels resolution fit with narrow frame. Apart from normal
viewing, users can be astonished while watching HD videos on YouTube,
flipping through e-books,or playing games. Due to IPS display, the Oppo
A83 offers a natural, vivid color reproduction, but it lacks the
accurate blacks and contrasts capable on OLED screens. The 5.7 inches
display adds to the comfort factor by limiting the vertical viewing
space when phone is held in landscape mode. Night mode is preinstalled
in this OPPO A83 and can be set to automatic/manual mode. Auto
brightness feature is also present on this device which adjusts screen
brightness depending on lighting conditions. Screen uniformity of OPPO
A83was on-point, and there were no noticeable issues with the display
Oppo A83 performance
Powered by an Octa core 2.5 GHz processor with Mediatek MT6763T Helio
P23 chipset coupled with Mali-G71 MP2 GPU and 3GB of RAM, OPPO A83 is
packed with powerful engine for perfectly smoothdevice performance.
Total built in space in A83 is 32GB built but users can only access
22.86 GB. OPPO A83 also supports additional storage up to 256GB via
microSD card slot.
The 3GB RAM on the Oppo A83 is sufficient for daily tasks like browsing
web, using social media apps, or watching HD videos.
OPPO A83 Battery Life
The OPPO A83 is backed by a 3180mAh battery with no support for quick
charging. With normal usage, the device can run on one – day battery
Oppo A83 Operating System
Oppo A83runs on Color OS version 3.2 which is based on Android 7.1.1
Nougat. This version of Android offers a minimalistic user experience.
It lacks an app drawer, where all apps are displayed on the home screen
to the Quick Settings panel.
Color OS offers a host of bloat ware apps which cannot be uninstalled.
It comes preloaded with apps like Weather app, Music player app, Video
app, Oppo AppStore, Theme Store, File manager, and Phone Manager (you
cannot delete any of these).
OPPO A83 is preloaded with the Google related apps such as Gmail, Maps,
YouTube, Drive, Play Music, and Photos. Some decentfeatures of OS
include navigation panel which can be hidden to make use of the 'Full
Screen' viewing experience. The smartphone comes with facial unlock but
lacks a fingerprint scanner.
Oppo A83 cameras
The Oppo A83 sports a 13-megapixel main camera with f/2.2 aperture,
featuring autofocus and LED flash. In natural lighting conditions, the
back camera clicks amazingphotos keeping with the pace with colors.
Videos captured in full-HD with the rear camera turns out to be fine.
Beauty mode allows for giving smooth skin texture and contrasts to
capture a face without blemishes.
The front-facing camera is an 8-megapixel shooter which is highly
incredible for clicking amazing selfies. It is equally capable, and uses
'AI Beauty Recognition technology', which can recognize gender, age,
skin tone and skin type based on the global image database of human
faces. Both the front-facing and rear camera support full-HD video
capture. The Oppo A83can auto-enhances the pictures clicked in
low-light, however, the lack of picture quality becomes evident when
The Oppo A83 is an amazing mid range smart phone. It has got outstanding
features in terms of design, form factor, and general usability.