Oppo unveiled the Oppo A59 5G smartphone in India on Friday. Earlier this week, the Chinese manufacturer had teased the launch of the phone on microblogging platform X (formerly Twitter). Introduced as an affordable 5G handset, the A59 5G succeeds the Oppo A58 5G, which was launched in India in November last year. Oppo’s latest smartphone features a slim body design, a 90Hz refresh rate display that goes up to 720 nits of peak brightness, and a 5,000mAh battery.

Oppo A59 5G price in India, availability

The pricing for Oppo A59 5G starts at Rs. 14,999 for the 4GB RAM and 128GB storage variant. The handset is also available in a 6GB+128GB RAM and storage configuration. The Oppo A59 5G will go on sale starting December 25 via the OPPO store, Flipkart, Amazon, and other retail outlets. The phone will be available in two different colour options — Silk Gold and Starry Black.

According to Oppo’s press release, interested buyers can also avail a cashback of up to Rs. 1,500 and no-cost EMI for up six months on purchases made via SBI card, IDFC First Bank, Bank of Baroda credit card, AU Finance Bank, and One Card from retail outlets and the Oppo stores.

The company is also offering EMI payments options starting from Rs. 1,699. Additionally, as part of My OPPO Exclusive offer, customers can also win assured gifts when buying the A59 5G.

Oppo A59 5G specifications

The Oppo A59 5G runs the company’s in-house ColorOS 13.1 based on Android 13 out-of-the-box. The phone sports a 90Hz display with peak brightness of 750 nits and 96 percent NTSC high colour gamut. It is powered by a MediaTek Dimensity 6020 chipset, paired with a Mali-G57 MC2 GPU, up to 6GB of RAM and 128GB internal storage.

In the camera department, the Oppo A59 5G sports a dual sensor at the back — a 13-megapixel main shooter with an f.2.2 aperture and a 2-megapixel bokeh camera with a f/2.4 aperture. The front camera is an 8-megapixel sensor with an f/2.0 aperture.

The phone packs a 5,000mAh battery with 33W SUPERVOOC flash charging support. Oppo claims the phone can charge up to 52 percent in 30 minutes. The phone comes with USB Type-C charging port and a 3.5mm headphone jack. It is equipped with a 5,000mAh battery with 33W SuperVOOC charging support.

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