In a bid to meet the needs of gadget-loving millennials and celebrate 10 years of producing the A series smartphones, OPPO has launched two mid-range smartphones – OPPO A9 2020 and OPPO A5 2020 in Nigeria.
Both tagged the A Series 2020, these new smartphones are quite impressive, packing awesome features for mid-range, cost-friendly smartphones.
The OPPO A9 2020, in particular, is packed with features that make it stand out in the highly competitive smartphone market, including a Quad camera set-up, fantastic tech and sleek designs.
Check out the primary features, price, sale date and more about these latest OPPO offerings.
The OPPO A9 2020
Memory: 128GB ROM; 8GB RAM
Battery: 5000mAh Ultra battery. Supports up to 19 hours of daily active use, and Reverse Charging (this means you can charge other devices with it and it is smart enough to help you retain enough power).
CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 with an 8-core 64-bit processor. This gives you 15% better peak performance (allowing more apps to run at the same time without freezing) and 14% improved energy efficiency (reducing power consumption).
Screen: The OPPO A9 2020 features a large 6.5-inch HD+ display that comes with a nano-waterdrop notch and an 89 per cent screen-to-body ratio. It also comes with a Sunlight Screen and a Blue light filter.
Camera: A Quad-camera with a primary 48MP lens and f/1.8 aperture, an ultra-wide 8MP lens with a 119 degrees field-of-view, a 2MP portrait lens, and another 2MP mono lens. The front camera is also a 16MP lens with AI beautification.
Availability and colours: The device will be available in stores across Nigeria by late October. It comes in space purple and marine green colours.
Another unique feature of this smartphone is that it comes equipped with dual stereo speakers and Dolby Atmos sound effect that promises a theatre-like audio experience.
The OPPO A5 2020
The A5 2020 packs almost the same features as the A9 2020 with the exception of the camera, storage and colour. The A5 2020 packs an 8MP front camera (with AI beautification) and 12MP main lens, an ultra-wide 8MP lens, a 2MP portrait lens, and a 2MP mono lens.
The phone is available in two stunning colours of mirror black and dazzling white. It will be made available in November with a price to be announced later.
OPPO continues to stake its claim in Nigeria
Public Relations Manager for Oppo Nigeria, Joseph Adeola, noted that these 2 devices have been honed for their functionalities and were improved based on feedback. So, they are well suited for the Nigerian market.
“Research went into this decision to serve products that meet the needs and expectations of Nigerians. We also weighed in feedback from users, media and even Nairaland,” Adeola said.
On her part, the Marketing Manager, OPPO Mobile Nigeria, Nengi Akinola noted that the brand is fast taking over the Nigeria market. In just about 7 months of launching in Nigeria, the smartphone maker is already in 24 states out of the 36 states in Nigeria.
This massive growth is evidently a result of the quality devices the brand is now known for. And with the launch of these 2 new products, OPPO is blurring the line between its mid-range and flagship products – bringing high-end functionalities to mid-range devices.
“We know that budget phones are very important to the Nigerian market, yet there’s a younger generation that is slightly more sophisticated than what we are used to in the Nigerian market. Those are the people we have made the A series 2020 for.”Nengi Akinola, Marketing Manager, Oppo Nigeria.
OPPO says it is committed to the Nigerian market and it will continue to bring cutting-edge smartphone technologies to the market.
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