OPPO A12 Review – Great Option in Affordable Range


Targeting the affordable range – OPPO has recently announced its A12 smartphone in India. This is delivering great usability and smartphone power in the hands of those who are looking for an affordable option today.

Design Elements

OPPO A12 smartphone comes with an affordable price point of INR 9,990 in India. The smartphone is available in Black and Blue color options.

The OPPO A12 not only makes a great first impression but it’s unique design elements ensure that the smartphone will make you feel special.

With just 165gms in weight and thin-curve body, this device comes with just 8.3mm thickness and as a result of the above attributes, it is a delight to hold and use this device with just one hand. Its unique 3D back panel is capable of changing its shades with changing viewing angles.

This device runs on Android v9.0 (Pie) operating system and the phone is powered by Octa core, 2.3 GHz, Cortex A53 processor. It runs on the MediaTek Helio P35 Chipset. This device comes with 3 GB RAM and 32 GB internal storage which is quite good for normal usage in this range.

OPPO A12 smartphone comes with an IPS LCD display. The device measures 155.9 mm x 75.5 mm x 8.3 mm and weighs 165 grams. The screen has a resolution of 720 x 1520 pixels and 270 ppi pixel density. All this delivers great screen experience.

It has an aspect ratio of 19:9 and screen-to-body ratio of 81.63 %. Overall, this device delivers quite an impressing performance in display and the colors are quite vivid.

Camera Performance

On the camera front, the customers get a 5 MP f/2.4 Primary Camera (5.0″ sensor size, 1.12µm pixel size) and on the rear, there’s an 13 MP + 2 MP camera with features like Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Touch to focus. While reviewing the device, we used the camera quite extensively and it delivered satisfactory results. Keeping in mind the price range of this device – it is delivering great batter power – it is backed by a powerful 4230 mAh battery.

OPPO A12 comes packed with unique features and design aspect without burning a hole in your pocket. From high storage, to an enormous battery, AI Dual camera to rear fingerprint unlock & face recognition technology – this device has it all under an affordable budget.

AI Photography

Photography with this device comes with AI effects with the help of its dual rear camera. The AI-enabled main 13MP camera also supports 6x zoom and a burst mode while the 2MP depth camera takes great portrait shots along with Bokeh effects.

What’s more is that the in-built Dazzle Colour mode works with a pixel-grade colour-mapping algorithm and delivers vibrant and natural pictures at all times. We used this feature while reviewing the product and the results were quite astonishing.

Memory With Huge Storage

The OPPO A12 is available in two stellar combinations: 3GB + 32GB and 4GB + 64GB but the icing is the smartphone’s dedicated three-card slot that allows users to expand storage up to a whopping 256GB.

Keeping consumers connected with an all-day battery worth 4230 mAh is one of OPPO A12’s big positives. This allows users to do various tasks simultaneously without worrying about battery drainage. You can easily watch your favorite shows for eight hours straight on a single charge, The OPPO A12’s powerful MediaTek P35 Octa-Core Processor also ensures that the device stays lag-free with optimal power consumption to ensure that the battery stays on longer.

Final Verdict

As a time when customers look forward to getting more features while spending less – OPPO A12 seems to hold all the answers. This surely can be seen as a perfect affordable device in the market today.

It is available in two versions- the 3GB + 32GB version costs INR 9, 990 while the 4GB + 64 GB version costs INR 11, 490. OPPO A12 is coming with some amazing offers on both online and offline channels as well.