The Oppo A5S is a capable high-performance budget smartphone that can deliver fast processing and good quality image capturing under the right conditions. If the memory is expanded from the limited internal storage to up to 250GB, the A5S can become a reliable, durable and long-lasting phone.
Pros & Cons
Expandable memory up to 256GB
Outdated Android Oreo
Not suitable for gaming applications
The camera will not be able to capture images in low light settings
Design & Display Resolution
The Oppo A5S is a budget value phone released in April 2019, it is ideal for users looking to replace their outdated mobile phones with an upgraded versatile smartphone. The A5S has flagship features with a High Definition (HD) display of 6.2 inches with multitouch screen features like the fingerprint reader. It has the waterdrop notch display that creates a widescreen with thin bezels for maximum display. The screen will be able to display photographs and videos at a high-quality resolution of 1520 x 720 pixels. The Oppo smartphone designs are modern and sleek available at an affordable price range. It is available in Gold, Green, Red and Black colours in Pakistan.
Processor & Memory
The processor in Oppo A5S is the octa-core MediaTek Helio P35 which can run multiple applications with a steady speed but users will experience a slight lag due to its limited 2GB RAM. The A5S's performance can be improved by adding an extra microSD card of 256 GB. The A5S is available in 32GB with 3GB RAM and 64GB with 4GB RAM that are able to handle intensive gameplay and can deliver smooth seamless multitasking operations.
Smartphones end up storing all our WhatsApp media messages, photographs, videos and hundreds of applications which can overburden the RAM very quickly, it is recommended to expand the internal storage with an additional memory card. The boosted memory combined with the 32GB internal storage will enhance the processing power of the phone so it can handle intensive daily usage and continuous running.
Battery & Connectivity Features
It remains at a cool temperature when extensively used. The large 4230 MAH battery can handle long durational usage of up to 12 hours. The Oppo A5S is 4G compatible ensuring users can connect to high-speed mobile internet from anywhere as long as they have a reliable mobile network service provider. Pakistan now has 2G, 3G and 4G available in remote areas of the countries making it easy to connect to the internet and downloading speeds have improved greatly. The connectivity features include Bluetooth and Wi-Fi that enable users to connect their third-party devices such as speakers and headphones easily. The USB and 3.5 MM jack is also built into the body of the phone to ensure the physical connectivity of external devices.
The camera will work well in daylight settings as it does not have enough feature to support low light settings. The flagship screen is the key feature of the A5S along with its multiple connectivity features including Bluetooth and WiFi that will ensure users are able to download, stream and web browse extensively for long hours. The 2 MP depth sensor is able to focus on the subject enhancing the quality of the image. The front camera has an 8 MP enough to deliver a satisfying experience for selfie lovers to take HD photos. The AI beauty features built into the camera application will be able to enhance photographs with filters and adjustment tools.