Oppo quietly introduces the Oppo A38, featuring a 50 MP camera and 33W fast charging. The device made its first appearance in a leak last week, and now it has silently made its official debut on the company’s website in the United Arab Emirates. As anticipated by the leak, the phone comes equipped with a 50 MP primary camera and a basic LTE-only chipset, despite the fact that the UAE boasts 5G connectivity in all major urban areas.
The Oppo A38 boasts a 6.56-inch LCD display with HD+ resolution, offering a refresh rate of up to 90 Hz and a responsive 90 Hz touch sampling rate. It sports a subtle waterdrop notch housing a 5 MP selfie camera. On the rear, you’ll find two cameras, although only the primary one is truly functional, featuring a 50 MP sensor with an f/1.8 aperture and autofocus. The second camera is a 2 MP depth sensor.
Powering the Oppo A38 is the MediaTek Helio G85 chipset, paired with 4 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage. You can expand the storage further using the micro SD slot, accommodating up to an additional 1 TB of storage.
Oppo has equipped the A38 with a robust 5,000 mAh battery that supports 33W SuperVOOC charging, along with basic PD (Power Delivery) charging at 9V/1.5A. Notably, the Oppo AE division has committed to providing software updates for the phone for a duration of 2.5 years, a welcome assurance, especially considering that this phone falls into the more budget-friendly segment of the market.
Additional noteworthy features include dual SIM support, a 3.5 mm audio jack, the latest Bluetooth 5.3 connectivity, and compatibility with all major GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) standards. The Oppo A38 is set to be available in two vibrant colors – Black and Gold. However, specific pricing and availability details are yet to be disclosed.