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Oppo A59 (2016) review

Android OS v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Mediatek MT6750
Mali-T860 MP2
3 GB / 32 GB
5.5 inches (720 x 1280 px)
13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus

Oppo announced the launch of the A59 smartphone in 2016. The manufacturer is offering the Oppo A59 phone with 5.5 inches display, Mediatek MT6750 chipset, 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage.

The Oppo A59 comes with Android OS v5.1.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, and a Li-Po 3075 mAh, non-removable battery. The 5.5 inches phone comes with IPS display (720 x 1280 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption.

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Oppo A59 specifications

BrandOppo
NameA59
ModelA59
Release date2016

Body

The weight of Oppo A59 is about 5.64 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Oppo phone are average (6.08 x 2.99 x 0.29 inches).

Weight5.64 oz
Dimensions6.08 x 2.99 x 0.29 inches
Colorsgold, rose-gold
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The Oppo A59 comes with Android OS v5.1.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
SoCMediatek MT6750
CPUOcta-core, Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53, Quad-core 1 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-T860 MP2

Display

The size of A59 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.5 inches IPS display of Oppo A59 with 720 x 1280 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size5.5 inches
Resolution720 x 1280 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Oppo A59 (3 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (32 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM3 GB
Internal storage32 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the A59 is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera8 MP
Main camera13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus
FlashDual LED

Connectivity

The Oppo A59 supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The A59 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.1, A2DP
GPSA-GPS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 3075 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of A59 isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Po 3075 mAh, non-removable

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The A59 phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. This Oppo phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Dual SIM capability of Oppo A59 phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, fingerprint, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM, ColorOS v3.0
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Oppo A59, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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