Oppo is reportedly gearing up to launch a new mid-range device, called Oppo A78 5G. The handset has been making rounds on various certification sites recently and it is expected to debut as the successor of the Oppo A77. Unlike the A77, the A78 could also arrive in various Asian markets, including India. The Chinese company is yet to confirm any details. But a new report reveals the India launch date, specifications, as well as price of the upcoming smartphone.
An Appauls report claims the Oppo A78 5G will be launching in India on January 14. The budget-friendly smartphone will target the offline market and will be priced around Rs. 18,500 and Rs. 19,000 for its base storage variant.
The publication has also shared a live image of the “About device” section of the smartphone, which reveals its key specifications. The Oppo A78 5G, bearing model number CPH2495, could flaunt a 6.6-inch LCD display. It may be powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 700 processor.
For reference, Dimensity 700 is a budget-friendly processor that is manufactured in the modern 7nm process. It has two fast ARM Cortex-A76 cores clocked at up to 2.2 GHz and six power-efficient Cortex-A55 cores at up to 2 GHz. The SoC is reported to be accompanied by 8GB RAM and 128GB onboard storage. The smartphone will also support 4GB RAM Expansion technology.
As per the report, the Oppo smartphone will have a 50MP Primary unit and a secondary 2MP unit for Depth or Macro at the back. While at the front, it will feature an 8MP snapper. It could pack a 5,000mAh battery with 33W SuperVOOC fast charging. It will run Android 13 OS with ColorOS 13 on top.