Oppo A8 Specification, Price, and Release Date

In the last post, we saw the details of the first new phones recently unveiled by Oppo – which is the Oppo A91. So, in this post, we shall be running an overview of the second – which is the Oppo A8, revealing its key features, full specification, price and release date.

OppoA8 Specification, Price, and Release Date

Oppo A8 Features

The entry-level Oppo A8 comes with a 6.5 inch HD+ IPS panel with the same 20:9 aspect ratio as the Oppo A91, and an 8MP selfie camera housed in the waterdrop notch. At the back, you will find a triple camera setup, which is made up of a 12MP main, and two 2MP snappers. The phone also has a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner.

Under the hood, you have the Helio P35 chipset paired with 4GB RAM and 128GB of expandable internal storage. The battery is 4230mAh, but the sad part is that it does not come with fast charging capacity.

On the software front, the Oppo A8 runs on Color OS 6.1 which sits on top of Android 9 Pie.

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Oppo A8 Price and Release Date

The Oppo A8 price starts at CNY1,199 ($170) for the 4GB/128GB model. The phone is already up for pre-order, but the official sales will commence from December 26, 2019. The phone is available in just two colours – Azure and Black.

Oppo A8 Specification


Technology   GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE

2G bands       GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2


3G bands       HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100

4G bands       LTE (unspecified)

Speed            HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A


Announced   2019, December

Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2019, December 26


Dimensions  163.9 x 75.5 x 8.3 mm (6.45 x 2.97 x 0.33 in)

Weight           180 g (6.35 oz)

SIM     Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


Type   IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

Size    6.5 inches, 102.0 cm2 (~82.4% screen-to-body ratio)

Resolution    720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~270 ppi density)


OS      Android 9.0 (Pie); ColorOS 6.1

Chipset          Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm)

CPU   Octa-core (4×2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)

GPU   PowerVR GE8320


Card slot        microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

Internal          128GB 4GB RAM


Triple  12 MP, f/1.8, (wide), PDAF

2 MP, f/2.4, 1/5″, 1.75µm, macro camera

2 MP, f/2.4, 1/5″, 1.75µm, depth sensor

Features        LED flash, HDR, panorama

Video  1080p@30fps


Single            8 MP, f/2.0

Features        HDR

Video  1080p@30fps


Loudspeaker Yes

3.5mm jack    Yes

Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic


WLAN            Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot

Bluetooth       5.0, A2DP, LE

GPS    Yes, with A-GPS, BDS

Radio FM radio

USB    Yes


Sensors         Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass


Non-removable Li-Po 4230 mAh battery


Colors            Green, Black

Price   About 150 EUR

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