The Oppo A30 has a 5-inch 1080p resolution display and is powered by the 2.0GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 32-bit processor. This was a great Qualcomm chipset back in the day, serving smartphones like the original Nexus 5 quite capably even now. It also provided an excellent foundation for the successful SD 801 and SD 805 chips that followed.
If that's the best Oppo can offer for $306, the A30 stands no chance against the Xiaomi Mi 5Additionally, the Oppo A30 comes with 3GB of RAM and 16GB of built-in storage that can be expanded via microSD card. It runs Android 5.1.1 Lollipop out of the box and features a 13-megapixel rear camera with and LED flash and f/2.2 aperture, along with an 8-megapixel front-facing camera.
The handset is powered by a 2525mAh battery and being a Qualcomm-powered phone, it offers a complete repertoire of connectivity options, such as 4G LTE, 3G, 2G, WiFi 2.4GHz 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, and GLONASS.
Unfortunately, the official pricing and availability details haven't been revealed, but at least we get an idea of where Oppo is going with the smartphone. A Chinese user who leaked the hands-on images of the device below and is obviously familiar with the matters, claims the handset costs around $306 (1999 yuan). If that's the best Oppo can offer at this price, the A30 stands no chance against the Xiaomi Mi 5, which is a modern, Snapdragon 820-powered smartphone with jolly good looks that's already up for pre-order at the same price.