Oppo A98 5G
The Oppo A98 5G price in Kenya is around Ksh 44,000. It has a 6.7-inch IPS LCD 120Hz display supporting a 1080 x 2400p screen resolution. The Oppo A98 5G is powered by the Snapdragon 695 5G (6 nm) chipset with Adreno 619 GPU.
The phone has 8GB RAM and 256 GB of internal storage. It runs on Android 13 on top of ColorOS 13.1, powered by a 5000mAh battery with 67W fast charging.
Regarding cameras, the handset packs a 32MP (wide) selfie camera and a triple camera set up at the rear of the camera, consisting of a 64MP (wide) primary lens supported by a 2MP (microscope) and 2MP (depth) sensor. The Reno 10 comes in Cool Black and dreamy Blue. Buy the Oppo A98 5G in Kenya today at PhonePlace.
Oppo A98 5G Specs and price in Kenya
|Model||Oppo A98 5G|
|Operating System||Android 13, ColorOS 13.1|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SM6375 Snapdragon 695 5G (6 nm)|
|CPU Speed||Octa-core (2×2.2 GHz Kryo 660 Gold & 6×1.7 GHz Kryo 660 Silver)|
|GPU Graphics Processor||Adreno 619|
|Rear Camera||64 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP|
|Front Camera||32 MP|
|Network||GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G|
|Sim Card||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Weight||192 g (6.77 oz)|
|Dimensions||165.6 x 76.1 x 8.2 mm (6.52 x 3.00 x 0.32 in)|
|Screen Resolution||1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~392 ppi density)|
|Display Type||IPS LCD, 120Hz, 550 nits (typ), 680 nits (HBM)|
|Display Size||6.72 inches, 109.0 cm2 (~86.5% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Bluetooth||5.1, A2DP, LE, aptX HD|
|Positioning||GPS (L1), GLONASS (G1), BDS (B1I), GALILEO (E1), QZSS (L1)|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band|
|USB||USB Type-C 2.0, OTG|
|Sensor||Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Battery||Li-Po 5,000 mAh, non-removable|
|Fast Charging||67W wired, PD, 50% in 18 min|
|Colors||Cool Black, Dreamy Blue, Bold Gold|
|Price in Kenya||Ksh 35,000|
Design and Build
Sleek. Elegant. Premium.
Oppo A98 5G fits the bill, based on this description. Weighing 192g and measuring 165.6 x 76.1 x 8.2 mm, it is comfortable to hold in one hand and carry around inside your pocket. The Dual SIM phone features a large, button-hole display, plastic frame and plastic back pane.
The aesthetics make it look sleek and elegant, and its 8.2mm thickness makes it remarkably slim compared to other phones.
The phone comes in vibrant colours: Cool Black, Bold Gold and Dreamy Blue. The two colour variants add to its coolness. OPPO Glow Design brings a gleaming galaxy to your phone, inspiring awe and turning heads.
Not just a looker, the smooth, shimmering surface also stands tough to fingerprints, scratches and wear. The 3D curved back cover fits like a glove in your hand for a comfortable, sure grip.
The 120Hz Ultra High Refresh Rate makes the experience while using the A98’s display screen seamless and smooth. At 120Hz ultra-high refresh rate, your screen is doing lightning-fast moves so that what you see looks soft and unique.
But it keeps excellent with a 6-level adaptive frame rate for low power consumption and maximum visual effect.
High Resolution, immersive Display
OPPO A98 5G is a virtuoso, boasting high screen resolution, pixel density, and colour saturation for a clear, accurate display. Screen brightness reaches 680 nits outdoors in direct sunlight, so you can even surf and stream in very bright light.
Summarily, to put in perspective, the display consists of:
- An IPS LCD
- 72 inches, 109.0 cm2(~86.5% screen-to-body ratio)
- 120Hz refresh rate
- 550 nits (typ), 680 nits (HBM) brightness
- 72 inches, 109.0 cm2(~86.5% screen-to-body ratio)
- 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~392 ppi density)
- 100% DCI-P3 Colour Gamut
Optimized User Experience
Put it all together, the Oppo A98 display is impressive as you immerse yourself in your favourite applications and gaming; your experience is guaranteed to be optimal, uncompromised and cinematic.
Ultra Clear Imaging System
The handset is installed with Ultra-Clear Imaging System. The cameras consist of:
- Front Selfie Camera: Single, 32 MP, f/2.4, 22mm (wide)
- Main Camera: Triple Camera Set-up
- 64 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), PDAF
- 2 MP, f/3.3, 34mm (microscope)
- 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
One phone with 4 cameras equals fabulous photos with a guaranteed wow factor. Get your visual creativity on, deep dive into the micro world or zoom out for the big picture.
Highly Detailed Photography
The 64MP AI Camera captures dazzling details of images. 64MP of AI-powered photography produces photos with the richest detail, vibrant colours and perfectly balanced lighting. Moreover, your stunning photos will be the talk of your social feed.
Super-resolution algorithms do some heavy lifting, crunching image data at the sub-pixel level and stitching together ultra-high-definition images of up to an astounding 108MP.
What the Cameras Give
Bring the night to life. Composite multi-frame noise reduction and HDR technology reduce noise and increase image clarity to create dazzling nightscapes.
AI Portrait Retouching
Our Portrait Retouching AI algorithm just got smarter. Could you remove blemishes and imperfections in your self-portraits but keep it all beautifully natural?
Portrait Mode analyses the depth of field in an image, blurs the background and renders the figure in stunning clarity. The result is a vivid cinematic portrait shot that stands out from the crowd.
AI Colour Portrait
Cast your gorgeous front and centre when you create a masterpiece with AI Colour Portrait. Backgrounds are simplified to artful black and white while the portrait figure shines forth in brilliant full colour.
Go places you’ve yet to see with OPPO’s unparalleled Microlens. The invisible microscopic world is yours for the image-taking. Things you might miss with your eye become the subject of detailed, awe-inspiring photos.
Walk, run, ride, dance and still get that pic. Flash Snapshot steadies the image to capture motion at speeds even as fast as one-hundredth of a second, but with all the clarity and sharpness of a posed scene.
Dual View Video
Dual-View Video doubles your filming fun, simultaneously recording the moment with the front and back cameras. Watch the likes and shares pile up for the video of your camping trip, you and your best friend having fun, playing catch on the split screen.
Processing Power on Oppo A98 5G
It runs on Android 13 OS, complemented by Oppo’s ColorOS 13.1 User Interface for personalization and customization. With Oppo’s ColorOS 13.1, your phone gets smarter, and you can:
- Screen translate: This enables you to screenshot text in over 100 languages and get an instant translation.
- Auto Pixelate: Quickly and safely pixelates profile photos and names with one tap to protect privacy and share safely on IM apps.
- 5-Grade Access Control: Put you in charge of how your apps access your data, with hands-on settings to protect your privacy or block apps when they overreach.
Processor of Oppo A98 5G
Key components that define the Oppo A98 raw processing power are:
- Qualcomm SM6375 Snapdragon 695 5G (6 nm) chipset
- Octa-core (2×2.2 GHz Kryo 660 Gold & 6×1.7 GHz Kryo 660 Silver) CPU
- Adreno 619 GPU
‘The Dragon that Slays’
The Snapdragon 5G SoC by Qualcomm is ‘The Dragon That Slays.’ Rev up your apps in a blink but without guzzling power. Advanced 6nm process low-power technology ensures lower power consumption however you use your phone.
48-Month Fluency Protection
Four years of fluency – that’s epic! Four long, lovely years during which you can breezily swipe back and forth between your apps, music and games, enjoying an ultra-smooth experience as if your phone was right out of the box.
Oppo 98 5G’s Phone Memory
Oppo A98 packs an impressive 256GB and 8GB RAM. These memory specifications are significant and valuable in high-performance smartphones like the A98.
8GB of RAM and Smart RAM Expansion instantly frees up extra computing power to deliver a smooth experience as you multi-task across your phone’s apps and games.
Besides the massive RAM and ROM, the phone supports external memory (up to 1TB), giving you limitless options for storing your files and important documents you always want to keep.
Speaker and Audio Output
Speakers set up on Oppo 98
The Dual Stereo Speakers enable you to surround yourself with quality sound. Your ears will love life in stereo and a louder, more transparent, and more immersive sound. Gaming feels more real, while videos and music sound bigger and better.
Ultra-Volume Mode 2.0
At the press of the volume key, increase the sounds on your phone by up to 200%. Ringtones, notifications and media playbacks broadcast loud and clear on the phone speaker, with customization settings to keep the treble rich and round.
Battery and Power Management
Oppo A98 5G is powered by a mega, Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable battery. This big, robust battery will power you through your day. However, that might look. Text, talk, stream and game – the 5000mAh capacity means your phone will be there for you, from its morning charge long into the night, and then some.
The battery gives you:
- 39 Hours for calls
- 16 Hours for videos
Recharge the battery and match the high demands of the massive phone with the 67W SUPERVOOC unit. The fast charger is indeed fast, with a charging speed that will make your head spin. Fast charge your phone to 50% in 18 minutes, the time it takes for a coffee break. And 44 minutes is all you will need to power up to a full charge and be out the door.
- 1-100% battery recharge in 44 minutes
- 5 minutes charge equals 6 Hours of Calls.
Battery Health Engine
It’s like there’s a battery expert living in your phone. The patented OPPO Battery Health Engine doubles the battery’s life span to four years or more by carefully monitoring your phone’s charging cycle to keep the battery in top shape.
The battery has up to 1600 Charging Cycles (Theoretical Value). With BHE, the battery on the Oppo A98 is equipped with Intelligent Charging Control, which helps minimize dead Lithium.
Pros and Cons of Oppo A98 5G
- 5G Network enabled
- 120Hz Rate, keeping the display in peak performance
- Powerful Snapdragon chipset
- Commendable 8GB RAM 256GB internal memory
- RAM expansion to 16GB
- Supports MicroSD, up to 1TB
- Sleek design and aesthetics.
- Side-mounted fingerprint scanner
- Oppo A98 5G Supports NFC
- Latest Android OS
- Commendable capabilities of Oppo’s ColorOS 13.1 custom UI.
- Has a 3.5mm jack port
- Decent set of speakers
- Decent camera set-up
- Fast charging, 67W wired, PD, 50% in 18 min
- No 4K Video recording capabilities
- No gyro-EIS stabilizer to improve the quality of images captured
- No wireless charging
- Oppo A98 5G has no reverse charging
- No waterproof rating
- No Gorilla Glass protector
- Single RAM and storage variants, no options
- IPS LCD has less quality in terms of the display compared to AMOLED; Super AMOLED displays
Alternative Handsets to Oppo A98 5G
- Samsung Galaxy F34 5G
- Infinix Note 30 5G
- Infinix GT 10 Pro Plus
- Huawei Nova 11i
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