OPPO India has officially unveiled the two 2020 OPPO A-series smartphones such as OPPO A9 (2020) and OPPO A5 (2020). Both smartphones have identical design and come with similar specs. However, the A5 (2020) phone is an inferior edition of the A9 (2020). In general, these phones offer users with huge screen space, a big batteries, quad cameras and large storage at attractive prices.
OPPO A9 (2020) and A5 (2020) Specifications and Features
The OPPO A9 (2020) and A5 (2020) have same dimensions of 163.6 x 75.6 x 9.1mm and both weigh 195 grams. These handsets are fitted with 6.5-inch display with decreased waterdrop notch. They offer HD+ resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels along with a screen-to-body ratio of 89 percent.
The Snapdragon 665 mobile platform powers the OPPO A9 (2020) and OPPO A5 (2020). The A9 comes in 8 GB and 4 GB LPDDR4X RAM options along with a native storage of 128 GB. On the other side, the A5 may come in 3 GB and 4 GB LPDDR4X RAM along with 64 GB of storage.
The OPPO A9 (2020)’s rear-mounted quad camera system has an f/1.8 aperture 48-megapixel lens, an f/2.25 aperture 8-megapixel ultrawide lens with 119-degree field-of-view, an f/2.4 aperture 2-megapixel mono lens and a 2-megapixel f/2.4 aperture portrait sensor.
The quad camera system of the OPPO A5 (2020) has a 12-megapixel lens with f/1.8 aperture, a 119-degree 8-megapixel lens with f/2.25 aperture, a f/2.4 aperture mono lens of 2-megapixel and a portrait lens of 2-megapixel with f/2.4 aperture.
The quad cameras on both phones offer features like Ultra Night Mode 2.0, EIS for shake-free filming and 4K video shooting at 30fps. The front notch of the OPPO A9 (2020) and A5 (2020) respectively features a 16-megapixel and an 8-megapixel selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture.
The OPPO A9 (2020) and A5 (2020) are blessed with stereo speakers powered with Dolby Atmos. The ColorOS 6.0.1 based Android 9 Pie OS runs on both devices. The Game Boost 2.0 combines Frame Boost and Touch Boost for lag-free performance while gaming. Apart from UFS 2.1 storage, there is a dedicated microSD card slot on the newly unveiled 2020 OPPO A-series phones. Both phones are backed by gargantuan 5,000mAh battery. It carries support for reverse charging, but there is no support for rapid charging. The new A-series have rear-mounted fingerprint sensors and carry support for face unlock. The usual connectivity features such as dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, microUSB and 3.5mm audio jack are also available on the A9 (2020) and A5 (2020) phones.
OPPO A9 (2020) and A5 (2020) Price and Release Date
The OPPO A9 (2020) comes in color options like Marine Green and Space Purple. Its 4 GB RAM + 128 GB storage and 8 GB RAM + 128 GB storage editions are respectively priced at Rs. 16,990 (~$237) and Rs. 19,990 (~$277). Amazon India will begin its online sales on Sept. 16 followed by offline market release on Sept. 19.
The OPPO A5 (2020) color variants include Dazzling White and Mirror Black. Its 3 GB RAM + 64 GB storage and 4 GB RAM + 64 GB storage respectively cost Rs. 12,490 (~$174) and Rs. 13,990 (~$195). The online sales of the smartphone will start on Amazon India and also through offline channels on Sept. 21.
Online offers for the buyers of these phones are 5 percent cashback on HDFC bank cards with no-cost EMI, exchange offers with any smartphone with a discount of up to Rs. 2,000 and an upgrade offer for existing OPPO users of up to Rs. 2,500. Offline offers are 5 percent for HDFC bank card users, zero down payment EMI options through Bajaj FinServ. Cashback and data benefits from Jio, Vodafone Idea and Airtel.