The Oppo A97 5G with 12GB RAM is now official in China

That much RAM would cost you a fine shave of gold.

A new midrange Oppo A-series device has been launched in China. It’s called the Oppo A97 5G, and it’s a basic 5G phone with large RAM.

It has a 6.58″ FHD+ (2408x1080px) IPS LCD screen with 90Hz refresh rate and 439ppi density. It is powered by a 6nm MediaTek Dimensity 810 chipset complemented with 12GB RAM and 256GB storage, a rare find on a midrange phone of the same class.

It has a dual-camera setup comprising of a 48mp primary complemented with a 2mp depth sensor. It has an 8mp selfie camera embedded on a waterdrop notch, an outdated design.

It has a 5000mAh battery with 33W fast charging. Typical. It also has a single speaker and a 3.5mm jack.

It boots with ColorOS 12.1 based on Android 12 and also has dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.1, and a side-mounted fingerprint scanner. It comes in Night Black and Deep Blue colour schemes. There isn’t a release yet for the international variant.


  • 6.53in. FHD+ (2408x1080px), 90Hz refresh rate, 439ppi
  • MediaTek Dimensity 810 (6nm)
    • 48mp (main)
    • 2mp (depth), f/2.4
    • FRONT: 8mp
  • 5000mAh, 33W fast charging
  • ColorOS 12.1 based on Android 12
  • USB-C, 3.5mm jack, side-mounted fingerprint scanner
  • 5G services, Dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.1
  • Night Black, Deep Blue
  • PRICE:
    • 12/256: CNY 2,099 (~Php 17.6K)

Source: Oppo (in Chinese)