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Oppo A8

Oppo A8
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Brand: Oppo
Category: Mobiles
  • CPU Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm)
  • RAM 4 GB
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Display 6.5 inches
  • Camera Triple 12 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP
  • OS Android v9.0, ColorOS 6.1

Editor Rating

This rating is based on the features of the phone. We have considered all elements pf the phone - both hardware and software.

8.5
  • Battery 9 / 10
  • Camera 9 / 10
  • Value 8 / 10
  • Display 8 / 10

Oppo A8 Price In Kenya

Oppo A8 price in Kenya is expected to start at KSh16,999.00. It has 4GB of RAM and 128GB onboard storage space. The A8 phone features a 6.5 inches display with a resolution of 720 pixels by 1600 pixels and it has a triple-lens rear camera with a 12 megapixels primary lens. The front camera is 8 megapixels.

Oppo A8 - Specifications

General

Announced This indicates the month and year that the manufacture announced a given smartphone. Some phones phone are announced and released within a short period of time while sometimes it takes several months for certain phones to be officially launched after the announcement. December, 2019
Status Is this phone available in Kenya? Available means you can get it at various smartphone shops in the country. Coming soon means you will have to wait a little bit. Products marked as discontinued are those that are no longer available in local shops. We check several online and offline shops before marking products as discontinued to ensure that it’s really not available. Coming Soon

Design

Colors Green, Black

Network

2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
4G Network LTE (unspecified)
SIM How many SIM cards can be used in a given phone at the same time? Well, most phones today support the use of two SIM cards. Others will only allow you to use one SIM card. This allows you to enjoy offers from Safaricom, Telkom, and others. You should also check whether a given device has a dedicated SIM card slot or if its hybrid. Hybrid means that the second SIM and the Micro SD share the same slot. With such a handset. You will have to choose between a second SIM and memory expansion via a micro SD. Dual SIM
Dual SIM Yes

Display

Display Type There are many different types of display panels used in today’s phones. The displays you will find in modern smartphones include Liquid Crystal Display (LCD), In-Plane Switching Liquid Crystal Display (IPS-LCD), Organic Light-Emitting Diode (OLED) and Active-Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diode (AMOLED). IPS LCD displays are common in high-end and mid-range phones because they offer good color reproductions and have superior viewing angles. AMOLED displays consume less power compared to LCD displays and have very good contrast ratio. They are highly visible in areas with low light. IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size 6.5 inches, 102.0 cm2 (~82.4% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1600 pixels
Display Colors 16M colours
Pixel Density 270 ppi density
Touch Screen Yes, Multitouch

Media

FM Radio If you would like to listen to your favorite FM stations without an internet connection, choose a phone with FM radio support. Most high-end phones don’t have this feature. Yes
Alert Types Vibration, ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm Jack Yes
Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Camera

Rear Triple 12 MP, f/1.8, (wide), PDAF
2 MP, f/2.4, 1/5", 1.75µm, macro camera
2 MP, f/2.4, 1/5", 1.75µm, depth sensor
Rear Camera Features LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 1080p@30fps
Selfie 8 MP
Selfie Camera Features HDR, 1080p@30fps

Software

OS Are you looking for a phone powered by Google’s Android OS or Apple’s iOS? Android 9.0 Pie
User Interface ColorOS 6.1

Hardware

Chipset A chipset is basically an integrated circuit that brings together all the components of a computer on one chip. It also commonly referred to as the System on Chip (SoC). The chipset on a phone consists of the processor (CPU), memory controller, GPU (Graphics Processing Unit), modem and a few other controllers. They are all built-in this one chip, referred to as the chipset. Common chipsets installed in phones today include Qualcomm Snapdragon, MediaTek, Exynos (by Samsung) and Kirin (by Huawei). Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm)
CPU CPU is a circuit that executes computer programs. Your phone’s CPU is in charge of executing your apps. One of the main characteristics of the CPU is its clock rate. It is usually measured in Gigahertz (GHz). This is an important feature to look at when comparing phones with the same processor generation and family. The type of CPU on your phone has a big effect on your smartphone’s performance and user experience. Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU Graphics Processing Unit, abbreviated GPU, is a circuit that accelerates your phone’s graphic output. They are very efficient in image manipulation. GPU’s are essential parts of chipsets. Today’s GPUs are very advanced as manufacturers are constantly pushing to make the best ever gaming phones. PowerVR GE8320
RAM This is where apps along with their data reside while running. It is used by both the operating system and installed apps. RAM is very fast. It is temporary storage that loses all its data when the phone is switched off. 4 GB
Internal Storage 128 GB
Card Slot Yes, microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Sensors Today’s handsets have multiple sensors. Budget phones may lack some sensors. Some may not have a fingerprints scanner, gyroscope, compass, etc. make sure the phone you want to buy has all the sensors you need. Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass

Connectivity

Bluetooth Yes, v5.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band
Wi-fi Hotspot
USB v2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, BDS
NFC

Data

GPRS
EDGE
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A

Battery

Placement Phone batteries are either removable or non-removable. Non-removable means that you can’t remove the battery without the help of a specialist without causing some sort of damage. Most of today’s phones have removable batteries. There are few smartphones with removable batteries. The key advantage of phones with removable batteries is the fact that you can replace a battery with a new one when it depreciates without the help of a specialist. Non-removable
Battery Type Li-Poly (Lithium Polymer)
Capacity 4230mAh

Oppo A8 - Summary

Oppo A8 is an Android device that comes with a 6.5 inches IPS LCD display with 16M colors and a resolution of 720 by 1600 pixels. The Oppo A8 is equipped with Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 CPU paired with 4GB of RAM and 128GB onboard storage space. This device has a memory card slot supporting cards of up to 256 GB. This phone features a triple-camera at the back with a 12 MP lens, 2 MP lens, and another 2 MP lens. The front camera is 8 MP. It is fueled by a 4230mAh Li-Po battery.

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