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OPPO A58 smartphone touches down in Mzansi


OPPO South Africa has announced the arrival of the OPPO A58, the latest addition to its A-series lineup, representing a step up from the A57s.

The new smartphone boasts an impressive 6.72-inch FHD+ Sunlight Display, upgraded Dual Stereo Speakers, and powerful performance.

With 33W SUPERVOOC charging, a long-lasting 5000mAh Large Battery, intuitive ColorOS 13.1, and a sleek design, the OPPO A58 ensures reliable performance and style, according to the company.

Designed for the discerning

The OPPO A58 is available in two finishes: Glowing Black and Dazzling Green. The Glowing Black finish emanates the “iconic OPPO glow”, creating a crystal effect and offering a comfortable touch. Meanwhile, the Dazzling Green finish embraces a special Glowing Silk Design, imparting a silk-like texture to the backplate.

With its streamlined curved back cover and oval panel around the camera module, the OPPO A58 is impressively slim. It weighs a mere 192g and measures only 8 mm in thickness.

Captivating sunlight display

The OPPO A58 features a captivating 6.72-inch FHD+ Sunlight Display that delivers an immersive visual experience. Boasting a peak brightness of 680 nits, the Sunlight Display ensures excellent readability even under bright sunlight.

With a high resolution of 2400×1080, the display exhibits vibrant content with sharp text. Moreover, All-Day AI Eye Comfort delivers eye-friendly display settings that can be enjoyed day or night without strain.

Enhanced dual stereo speakers

Equipped with upgraded dual stereo speakers, the OPPO A58 treats users to an exceptional audio experience, its manufacturer says. These speakers, boasting a 40 percent increase in volume, create immersive stereo surround sound effects for enhanced gaming and video enjoyment. Furthermore, the OPPO A58 introduces an enhanced Ultra Volume Mode, enabling users to amplify the loudness of the speakers by up to 300 percent.

Upgraded camera system

According to OPPO, the A58 sets a new standard for mobile photography with its advanced camera system. Users can capture crystal-clear, high-resolution images with a 50 MP AI Camera. The system allows four pixels to combine into one larger pixel, resulting in enhanced details, particularly in low-light conditions.

The 50 MP AI Camera works in conjunction with the 2 MP Portrait Camera to create impressive background blur, highlighting the subject in Portrait Mode. “For stunning selfies and enhanced video call quality, the OPPO A58 boasts an 8 MP front-facing camera,” OPPO states. “With Stylized Nighttime Photography, AI Portrait Retouching, and Panorama Mode, the OPPO A58 empowers users to explore their artistic potential,” it says.

Long-lasting battery life and SUPERVOOC

In addition to its entertainment features and camera system, the OPPO A58 ensures reliable battery performance. Equipped with a large 5000mAh battery, users can enjoy 32 hours of calls, 16 hours of YouTube viewing, or 5 hours of gameplay on a single full charge.

The OPPO A58 is accompanied by a 33W SUPERVOOC flash charge, which efficiently charges the 5000mAh battery to 100 percent in just 75 minutes. Even a quick 5-minute charge provides over three hours of phone calls.

Enhanced hardware and software

Driven by the MediaTek Helio G85 platform, the A58 surpasses its predecessor in terms of performance, OPPO says. With 6GB of RAM and a 128GB ROM, the smartphone offers generous memory and storage.

Additionally, OPPO’s RAM Expansion technology allows for the doubling of available RAM, up to 6GB extended RAM, providing an extra smoothness. The ColorOS 13.1, equipped with the Dynamic Computing Engine, intelligently schedules computing resources. This results in a more responsive and a seamless experience when switching between applications.

Moreover, the OPPO A58 has undergone rigorous 36-month Fluency Protection tests conducted in the OPPO lab. It showed an average ageing rate of less than 10 percent, according to the manufacturer. This guarantees a long-term, smooth performance, ensuring user satisfaction over time.

Designed for durability

The OPPO A58 is crafted with durability, boasting an IP54 rating that protects it from common spills and dust. This feature enables users to go about their day worry-free, shielding the smartphone against daily mishaps.

Furthermore, OPPO claims, the device has passed significant tests assessing its resistance to physical drops, water, climate damage, repeated small drops, and signal stability.

The OPPO A58 is priced from R269 per month or R5 900.

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