According to International Data Corporation (IDC), a total of 3.5 million smartphones were shipped to the Philippines in the first quarter of 2016. This translate to a robust growth of 20-percent in the smartphone market and also puts the country as the fastest-growing smartphone market in Southeast Asia.

Chinabased smartphone maker Oppo is bringing all its guns to the Philippine smartphone market. Their latest A57 is the newest A-series device that brings users a flagship-level 16 MP selfie front camera, Snapdragon CPU5.2-inch display, and a stunning 3GB RAM—all priced at P11,990!

For starters, the A57 houses a 16MP front camera with bokeh feature. Every moment can be captured, thanks to its f/2.0 aperture lens, Beautify 4.0, palm shutter gesture and OPPO’s Screen Flash featurefor amazing selfies even at dim lighting conditions.

Meanwhile, its rear camera is equipped with Sony IMX258 sensor paired with a large F2.2 aperture that provides high light sensitivity and clarity that works even in night setup. It also has Phase Detection Auto Focus (PDAF) that delivers an auto focus time of as little as 0.1 seconds, and Ultra-HD mode allows users to capture 52 MP images.


In terms of performance, the Oppo A57 is packed with new 1.4GHz Snapdragon 435 Octa-core processor and 3 GB RAM, ensuring snappy performance and seamless multi-tasking for today’s generation.

Even in its attractively slight 5.2-inch unibody with 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 4 screen. The A57 manages to pack a powerful 2900 mAh battery, providing just the right weight in the hand and offering excellent battery life performance.

For the last 10 years, Oppo has been focusing on manufacturing camera phones, while innovating mobile photography technology breakthroughs. Oppo started the era of selfie beautification and was the first brand to launch smartphones with 5MP and 16MP front cameras.  The company was also the first brand to introduce the motorized rotating camera, the Ultra HD feature and the 5x Dual Camera Zoom technology. Today, Oppo provides excellent smartphone photography experience to over 100 million young people around the world.


OPPO A57 Specs:

5.2-inch 1280 x 720 HD
Corning Gorilla Glass 4
1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 octa-core CPU
Adreno 505 GPU
32GB internal storage
13MP rear camera
16MP front camera


2,900mAh battery
149.1 x 72.9 x 7.65 mm