December 5, 2023

OPPO launches another device in its A-series lineup

Chinese smartphone maker OPPO has launched another A-series device, the A96, priced at $399 and available for purchase immediately.

The company said in a statement that the device, available in Starry Black and Sunset Blue, has a 6.59-inch display with a 90Hz refresh rate, 90.8% screen-to-body ratio and resolution. 1080×2412 FHD.

The device is built on a Snapdragon 680 4G SoC and has 128 GB of storage space and 8 GB of memory. It has a 5000mAh battery and 33W SUPERVOOC fast charging.

The A96 is on sale at JB Hi-Fi, The Good Guys, Officeworks, Bing Lee, Wireless1, Big W, Catch, Kogan, TeleChoice, Amazon, Mobileciti and The Technology Store AU.

The device was released in China in January. It runs on Android 11 overlaid with OPPO’s custom ColorOS skin, the latter being at version 11.1.

Technology GSM/HSPA/LTE

Dimensions 164.4 x 75.7 x 8.4 mm (6.47 x 2.98 x 0.33 inch)

Mass 191 g (6.74 oz)

To build Glass front, plastic frame, plastic back

SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, Dual Standby)

IP5X dustproof, IPX4 waterproof

DISPLAY Type IPS LCD, 90 Hz, 480 nits (typical), 600 nits (HBM)

Cut 6.59 inches, 104.5 cm2 (~84.0% screen-to-body ratio)

oppo a96 sunset blue

The A96 Sunset Blue model.

Resolution 1080 x 2412 pixels, 20:9 aspect ratio (density ~401 ppi)

PLATFORM Android 11 operating system, ColorOS 11.1

chipset Qualcomm SM6225 Snapdragon 680 4G (6nm)

CPU Octa-core (4×2.4GHz Kryo 265 Gold & 4×1.9GHz Kryo 265 Silver)

GPUs Adrene 610

MEMORY microSDXC card slot (dedicated slot)

Internal 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB UFS 2.2 RAM

MAIN CAMERA Dual 50 MP, f/1.8, 27mm (wide), PDAF 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)

Features LED flash, HDR, panorama

Video 1080p@30fps

SELFIE CAMERA Single 16 MP, f/2.0, 26 mm (wide)

Video 1080p@30fps

HIS Speaker Yes

3.5mm Jack Yes

COMMS WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, access point

Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD


NFC Nope

Radio Nope

USB USB Type-C 2.0, USB on the go

FEATURES Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass

BATTERY 5000 mAh Li-Po type, not removable

loading Fast charge 33W, 50% in 26 min (advertised) Reverse charge

USB power supply

VARIOUS Colors Starry Black, Sunset Blue

Model CPH2733

Price $399