OPPO has officially unveiled a new mid-ranger smartphone known as the OPPO A56 5G that will be succeeding the January-launched OPPO A55 5G. This device will be first available in the Chinese market, and is expected to head out to other Asian markets in the near future.
The OPPO A56 5G builds around a 6.5” LCD display that offers a HD+ screen resolution, 60Hz refresh rate, as well as an 8 megapixels front-facing camera to help handle selfie and video calls.
On the flipside, it sports a rectangular camera island which is home to a dual-cam setup comprising of a 13 megapixels main camera as well as a 2 megapixels depth sensor. This means it lacks the 2 megapixels macro camera that was present in the OPPO A55 5G.
Under the hood, the OPPO A56 5G continues to be powered by an octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 700 chipset, just like it’s predecessor. This will be coupled with 6GB RAM and 128GB built-in storage that can be further expanded via a microSD card.
To keep it’s lights on, the phone draws power from a respectable 5,000mAh battery with 10W charging support. On the software-side, it’ll be shipped with ColorOS 11.1 based on Android 11. Other than that, it also features a side-mounted fingerprint scanner and a 3.5mm headphone jack as well.
For those who’re interested, the OPPO A56 5G is available in a trio of colors including, Black, Blue and Purple. The phone will be priced at 1,599 Yuan (US$250) for it’s 6GB+128GB variant.