It is interesting to see that brands are paying more attention to the mid-range segment of the smartphone market in Nigeria, as it is obvious that most Nigerians fall into this segment of the market.
Oppo, a leading global smart device brand just launched its new budget smartphone – Oppo A12 – succeeding the Oppo A11 launched in 2019. This smartphone was designed to answer the important needs of an average Nigerian.
Here is a quick summary of the device’s specifications and features.
- Display: 6.22-inch (720×1520)
- Processor: Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765V
- Front Camera: 8MP
- Rear Cameras: 13MP + 2MP
- RAM: 3GB
- Storage: 32GB (Expandable to 256GB)
- Battery: 4230mAh
- OS: ColorOS 6.1.2, based on Android 9
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From the specs listed above, you would agree that this smartphone is indeed a budget device. This device is powered by the Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765V processor – different from its predecessor (Oppo A11) that is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 processor.
Also, it comes with an impressive internal storage space of 32-gigabyte and can be expanded to a massive 256-gigabyte. It also features a 3 gigabyte RAM, which is decent, considering it is a budget smartphone. It is also backed by a Non-removable Li-Po 4230 mAh battery
This smartphone comes with other cool features like the Blue light system filters that prevent eye strain and protect your eyesight while you’re watching videos or playing games. Also, it comes with an AI Beautification camera that automatically detects skin quality, age, gender, and skin tone to help users look best at all times.
The Oppo A12 comes in two color variants: Black and Blue.
Price and Availabilty
The Oppo A12 has a recommended retail price of N59,900 ($133) and should be available in retail stores (online and offlin) in the coming days. We’ll keep you updated.