Oppo A83 2018 Review: Delivers Amazing Display and Selfie Awesomeness


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Oppo A83 2018 version comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB ROM, appealing back cover design and brand-new colors: Blue and Gold

A83 is the first A series that sports HD + Full Screen Display and Artificial Intelligence (AI) Beauty Recognition Technology all this comes for an interesting price point of INR 15,990.

Build and Design

The design of Oppo A83 2018 carries a unique stamp of Oppo on it. It has a well-rounded back, corners and curved glass. Its well-finished metal body feels absolutely marvelous to hold.

The look of the A83 2018 is inspired by UFOs (UFO Curve Design Philosophy). The streamlined design of the flying saucer is incorporated for a more solid edge, with subtle yet sturdy arcs that make the phone look more dynamic.

Its homogeneous look, along with its pearlescent and sparkling finish is a perfect blend of technology and fashion. This plus the full screen configuration of this device, more impressive back cover design and the new colors makes A83 2018 an extremely cool and elegant device with a premium feel that appeals to the sense of aesthetics of young generation.


The Oppo A83 2018 comes with a 5.7-inch HD+ display sporting a resolution of 1440×720 pixels. Powering this display – is a MediaTek MT6763T, which is the same SoC as on the flagship Oppo F5.

This smartphone comes with 4 GB RAM along with 64 GB of storage. And when it comes to expandable storage, it is always an option as Oppo provides a third slot in its SIM tray for inserting an microSD card apart from the two nano SIM cards.

This is a great selfie focus device – there is a huge focus and attention being given on the selfie camera. This device comes with a 13 MP rear-facing camera and an 8 MP selfie camera. Both cameras feature an f/2.2 aperture with only the rear camera featuring an LED flash. Powering this device is a 3,180 mAh battery with decent charging speeds.


Oppo A83 2018 comes with a 5.7-inch display. The taller 18:9 display aspect makes the smartphone tall and yes, Oppo has done a great job at keeping the form factor of this device small – this helps in holding this device with ease.

The tall 5.7-inch display of this device comes with a 1440×720 pixels resolution. And most interestingly, this display is quite magical – works wonderfully well, no matter what you look at on the display, whether it is a wallpaper, text, icons on the homescreen, or anything else. While reviewing this product, we experienced that it delivers great brightness levels in indoor as well as outdoor situations.

This handset delivers great viewing angles and Yes, we noticed that there is a little colour shifting as well which is great for a smartphone in this price range.


Oppo A83 Performance

With a 4GB RAM – this device delivers great performance and this results in a smooth experience around multi tasking activities. We did not experience any lag in performance while playing games such as Asphalt 8 Xtreme. While reviewing this device, we used it quite rigorously for about a week and found that this is a selfie as well as great multi-tasking expert and carries great looks too.

When it comes to camera – the images taken from the Oppo A83’s camera are quite decent. The images deliver resolved details, carry sharpness and natural colors. This was applicable in bright light as well as low light conditions. Video recording using the selfie camera was quite stable and delivered cool results.


This smartphone comes with a 3,180 mAh battery. The Oppo A83 delivers greatly on the battery front, powering full day of battery life on single charge. While reviewing this device, we realized that light usage with limited gaming along with the usual calling and messaging apps – can easily deliver one full day of usage with this device.

Final Verdict

With a great display and wonderful selfie experience – this is a great device under this price range and is ideal for those who look for a feature-full smartphone that carries equally great looks.