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

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


As our study showed, 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.

MediaTek Dimensity 810 chipset, made using 6 nm process technology. The power is average, 300-350 thousand points in AnTuTu. If you're lucky, even 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). Resolution is standard high, 1080×2408 (401 ppi). Refresh rate up to 90 Hz.

The battery is classic, 5000 mAh. Charging medium-speed, 33 watts.

Save 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 a fifth Wi-Fi. About the presence of an NFC module is not reported, so most likely it is not.

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

Key Features of OPPO A97 5G:

ScreenS-IPS, 6.58″, 1080 × 2408, 401 ppi, 104 cm², 90 Hz, touch, capacitive, multi-touch
IronMediaTek Dimensity 810
2 x Cortex-A76, 6 x Cortex-A55, Mali-G57 MC2
Memory: RAM 12 GB, ROM 256 GB
Mobile Internet5G
Mobile networks5G
Battery Li-Pol, 5000 mAh, fast charge 33.00 W
Dimensions163.8 x 75.1 x 7.99 mm
Weight 188 g
Rear Camera: Dual, Flash, Auto Focus

- 48 MP

- 2 MP, depth sensor
front camera: 8 MP, no flash, no autofocus
NavigationGPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo
OSAndroid 12
SensorsFingerprint scanner (side)
USBType-C v2.0

George Kiselyov