Oppo A57 Review

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Oppo A57 Review

Oppo is back in 2017 with its latest hand set with some more interesting features and specifications. Today we will reveal the review of ” Oppo A57 ” which is available in Pakistan with the price range of PKR.24,899/-. Oppo is becoming center of attention for majority android users because of its affordability and reliability. Oppo A57 has given us Qualcomm chipset  and as we all know Qualcomm chip sets are providing us the best performance as compare to all other chip sets. Let’s have a complete look at Oppo A57 Review in detail.

Oppo A57 is 4G supportive device with the screen size of 5.2 inches. It supports the resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels while the processor has 1.4 GHz octa-core processor. It has access of 32GB internal storage further RAM is 3GB.

Oppo A57 runs android version 6.0 (Marshmallow) with the interface of Color operating system 3.0. The camera section has 13MP lens for its back camera while the front one has 16MP lens. Power house is packed with non removable battery of 2900 mAh. Fingerprint scanner is also working in it.

Price and Specifications of Oppo A57:

LAUNCH Released  March, 2017
Availability  Available
BODY Dimensions  149.1 x 72.9 x 7.7 mm
Weight  147g
SIM Slot  Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
DISPLAY Type  IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size  5.2 inches (~68.6% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution  720 x 1280 pixels (320 dpi)
Multi-touch  Yes, 10-points
NETWORK Network Support  GSM/3G/4G
2G Bands  900/1800
3G Bands  2100
4G Bands  1800
Speed  HSPA+ 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat.5 150/50 Mbps
PLATFORM Os  Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow), Color OS 3.0
Chipset  Qualcomm MSM8940 Snapdragon 435
CPU  Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU  Adreno 505
MEMORY Card Slot  Yes, upto 256GB
internal  32 GB,  3 GB
CAMERA Primary  13 MP, f/2.2, phase detection autofocus, LED flash
Features  Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR,  panorama
Video  1080p@30fps
Secondary  16 MP, f/2.0, 1080p@30fps
COMMS WLAN  Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
Bluetooth  v4.1
GPS  Yes, with A-GPS
Radio  FM Radio
USB  v2.0, microUSb Port
FEATURES Sensors  Fingerprint, accelero meter, proximity, compass
BATTERY  Non-removable Li-Ion 2900 mAh battery
PRICE  PKR.24,899/-
OTHERS Colors  Gold, Rose Gold

Pros :

  • 3GB RAM and 32GB ROM
  • Fingerprint Scanner
  • 16MP front camera
  • 4G enabled
  • Light weight

Cons :

  • Doesn’t support fast charging
  • No LED notification light

Display of Oppo A57:

Oppo A57 is  5.2 inches’ device with the supportive resolutions of 720 x 1280 pixels. The pixel density is 320 dpi that shows it has clear visibility of icons and texts.

As we all know that Oppo has the finest display as compare to all other smart phones. A57 has perfect display screen according to color accuracy, icons management.

It is using graphic card of Adreno 505 that is perfect graphic card for the mid-range smart phones. It increases the efficiency of graphics almost 30% more than any other graphic card.

Design of Oppo A57:

Oppo A57 is best and light weight device in mid-range smart phone category. The dimensions of Oppo A57 are 149.1 x 72.9 x 7.7 mm and weight is only 147 grams. It is carried with fixed battery of 2900 mAh but still it is very light weight and easy to carry device. The device has stylish and sleek design and it can easily attract the users.

The front look of Oppo A57 is similar with IPhone body. The front body has ear piece, front camera and some sensor at its top side while at down side we have fast and accurate fingerprint scanner button or we can use it as home button also. This button has very quick touch response, the more frequency you use, the more sensitive it can be. A dull bezel layer of same body color has covered the whole screen.

Edges of Oppo A57 are covered with connectivity ports because it has fixed back cover. One side of edge has SIM jacket and power button while the other one is packed with separate volume keys. Upper side has nothing on it while below side has speakers, microUSB port, mic and audio jack.

Back Body is also so much similar with IPhone6 or latest versions. Totally simple body only back camera and LED flash light is present at the top left side. “Oppo” name is marked at the center of it and rest of the body has nothing on it.

Memory for Oppo A57:

Oppo A57 has good memory combination of 32GB ROM and 3GB RAM. Internal memory is excellent in which we don’t need of any memory card unless and until we fill the device with too many un necessary applications, videos and games. For normal usage 32GB is brilliant choice for any kind of user.

3GB RAM in any mid-range smart phone is a biggest attraction of user. With 3GB RAM we haven’t got any delays and lags while testing it.

Camera within Oppo A57:

The Oppo A57 is packed with 13MP lens for back camera and 16MP lens for front camera. Back camera has LED flash light while front one uses screen flash light. Both cameras can record videos in full 1080p quality. Let’s have a look at both cameras in detail.

Rear Camera of Oppo A57:

The Oppo A57 has 13MP rear camera which offers us ultra HD shooting mode for taking detailed images. It has ability to maximize the amount of light that enters and decrease the noise of image by its large pixels and sensors. Its large pixels also supports to give some strength to its dynamic range and give pictures a bit more depth. The camera is also working brilliantly in night mode or low lights.

The main modes for back camera are HDR, Panorama, beauty, time-lapse, double exposure, expert mode, ultra HD and GIF. The interface of camera is very simple and easy to use, upper side has options of falsh light, HDR,  settings and mode button while down side has different modes option. Just swipe it and use it.

Various filters mode provides us the different color schemes and different patterns. Oppo A57 has very different and new features in camera section and you can easily play with it in your free time to expand the new technology.

The results for back camera are brilliant and in mid-range smart phone Oppo is providing us a very good camera results. Details, color accuracy, brightness, sharpness and saturation of image is very well-balanced. Let’s have a look at some clicks of Oppo A57.

Front Camera of Oppo A57:

The front camera of Oppo A57 has 16MP lens with large 1.2μm pixel and f/2.0 aperture size. It has ability to allow for more light to enter so we can take a brighter and natural selfie even in low lights.

Beauty mode enhances the face beauty with its extra ordinary skills. With its beauty feature users will get natural looking, detailed and brighter beauty selfie. Many filters and designed patterns are available for front camera. Let’s have a look at some clicks by front camera of Oppo A57.

Connectivity of Oppo A57:

Oppo A57 is LTE supportive device with the access of 3G/2G networks also. It supports all the bandwidths of networks in Pakistan while the 4G speed is LTE Cat.5 150/50 Mbps and 3G speed is HSPA+ 42.2/5.76 Mbps.

It is Dual SIM supportive device that supports Nano SIM with dual standby. Memory card has separate place via which we can increase internal memory up to 256 GB.

Oppo A57 provides us some more connectivity’s such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and FM Radio. Wi-Fi supports the standards of 802.11 b/g/n and hotspot while Bluetooth version is 4.1.

Battery Performance of Oppo A57:

Power house of Oppo A57 is packed with 2900 mAh Li-ion battery. The battery is non removable so do the cover. It would be much better if Oppo provide us at least 3000 or 3200 mAh battery because most of the customers look for a better battery device these days.

A57 easily provides us the 7-8 hours of stand by to play with it. It has octa-core processor, snapdragon chip-set and 5.2 inches’ screen so all these features are very supportive for battery saving.

Interface of Oppo A57:

Oppo A57 is using android version 6.0 (Marshmallow) with the interface of Color OS 3.0. Oppo’s interface has also very resemblance with Apple operating system. It has well-organized interface in which all icons and objects are properly placed on their places.  Color operating system provides us smooth performance and fast multi-tasking.

Let’s look at the first screen of interface. Date and time widget is displayed at the top side whereas Google search bar is present in the center. Applications are arranged in rows and columns.

Quick setting has two sliders. One is for showing status of connectivity ports and other one is for quick settings. It has all necessary setting via which you can adjust settings according to your situation.

The OPPO has not any special application manager. It has just a slide bar which is used to view applications. They should provide some search bar so we could directly access the application. Slide bar view will be difficult for users when our device will be loaded with too many applications.

Only few bloat ware applications are already installed on it such as theme store, security center, king soft office and backup restore. Theme Store has different themes to choose plus it has many categories in which we can select our favorite themes furthermore wallpaper option is also featured.

Processor of Oppo A57:

Oppo A57 is mechanized with Octa-core 1.4 GHz processor which is 64-bit type processor. It is built on the architecture of ARM cortex-A53 and the chip set which A57 has used is Qualcomm MSM8940 Snapdragon 435. The chip set is fastest and efficient as compare to any quad-core processor chip set.

Oppo A57 is mid-range category smart phone and it has 3GB RAM which is a plus point for it. We have not observed any kind of lags and delays and no heating issue has been got while testing the camera.

Antutu Benchmarking of Oppo A57:

Antutu bench marking is the bench marking used to provide the information of device and it also tests the handset in every field to check its efficiency. Oppo A57 has scored 46567 points and ranked itself in a very good position.

Vellamo Benchmarking for Oppo A57:

Vellamo bench marking conduct three tests to check the device performance. These tests are multi-core test, metal test and chrome browser.

Multi-core : 1821 points

Metal test: 1315 points

Chrome browser: 2735 points



Oppo A57 is the brilliant hand set in mid-range smart phone category. It has 3GB RAM, 32GB ROM, LTE support and many other features in very affordable price. Oppo always provide the best stability as compare to its competitors moreover it has 16MP front facing camera for the best selfies. So, the selfie lovers don’t waste your time and pick this gadget.

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Shaheer Riaz

A motivated and accomplished Tech Blogger & Graphic Designer, love to write tech blogs and create new designs plus all-time foodie. Studies Bachelors in Computer Sciences.
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