Announcement. OPPO A97 5G - an old friend with a new look

Photo Announcement. OPPO A97 5G - an old friend with a new look

In China, another mid-range smartphone has appeared on sale, it is called OPPO A97 5G.


According to our research, the newcomer is extremely similar to the smartphones announced this spring Realme V23 5G and Realme Narzo 50 5G. Appearance, however, is slightly different. Plus the color options are different. And Narzo also has less memory. But everything else is identical.

V23 on the left, Narzo 50 on the right

About the characteristics.

Chipset MediaTek Dimensity 810, made using the 6 nm process technology. The power is average, 300-350 thousand points in AnTuTu. If you're lucky - then evene and a little more.

There is a lot of memory. More precisely, a lot. 12 GB RAM and 256 GB storage. Whether there is support for memory cards is not specified. In general, it may well be - like the same Realme V23 5G.

The screen has a diagonal of 6.58" (104 cm²). The resolution is standard high, 1080x2408 (401 ppi). The refresh rate is up to 90 Hz.

Classic battery, 5000 mAh. Charging medium-speed, 33 W.

We saved money on cameras. Everything is simple here. Frontal resolution 8 MP and rear duet 48 + 2 MP.

Other. The fingerprint scanner is combined with the power button. There is Type-C and fiveth Wi-Fi. The presence of an NFC module is not reported, so most likely it is not there.

And about money. OPPO A97 5G will cost ¥2099 (₽19300, $315) at launch.

OPPO A97 5G Key Features:

ScreenLTPS, 6.58", 1080x2408, 401 ppi, 104 cm², 90 Hz, 180 Hz, 16M colors, touch, capacitive, multi-touch HardwareMediaTek Dimensity 810
2.4 GHz, 2 x Cortex-A76, 6 x Cortex-A55, Mali-G57 MC2 MemoryRAM 12 GB, ROM 256 GB, Micro-SD , LPDDR4x, UFS2.2/2.1 Mobile Internet5G
EDGE Mobile networks5G Bands 1,5,8,28,41,77,78
LTE Bands 1,3,5,7,8,28,34,38-41
UMTS Bands 1(2100), 2( 1900), 5(850), 6(800), 8(900), 19(800)
GSM Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900)
CDMA 800 Rechargeable Li-Pol, 5000 mAh, 19.35 Wh, fast charging 33.00 W Dimensions163.8 x 75.1 x 7.99 mm Weight188 g Rear camera: dual, flash, autofocus
- 48 MP, f/1.7, 80°
- 2 MP, depth sensor, f/2.4, 89°
front camera: 8 MP, f/2.0, 79°, no flash, no autofocus NavigationGPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo OS Android 12, ColorOS 12.1 SensorsAccelerometer, Compass, Proximity, Ambient Light, Fingerprint Scanner (side) USBType-C v2.0, USB-OTG

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