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Oppo A38

Oppo A38
SKU: cell-OA35S
Brand: Oppo
Category: Smartphone
Published: October 19, 2023
Last Updated: October 19, 2023
  • Display: 6.56 inches (16.66 cm)
  • CPU: MediaTek Helio G85
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • ROM: 128 GB
  • Camera: 50MP + 2MP | 5MP
  • Battery: 5000 mAh




Status Available
Official Official prices and mobile phones are available only in authorized shops. The device comes with an official warranty and the device is listed on the BTRC database in Bangladesh. 4/128GB ৳15,990
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Name Oppo A38
Brand Oppo
Model CPH2579
Announced 04 September, 2023
Release Date 08 September, 2023
Manufacturer A manufacturer is a company engaged in the production of products. Oppo
Made in "Made in" is a label or indication on a product that specifies the country where the product was manufactured or produced. Bangladesh


Display Type IPS LCD
Screen Size 6.56 inches (16.66 cm)
Resolution 720 x 1612 pixels
Aspect Ratio 20:9
Pixel Density 269 ppi
Refresh Rate 90/60Hz
Multitouch Smartphone multitouch is a technology that allows the screen to recognize and respond to multiple touch points simultaneously. It enables users to perform gestures like pinch-to-zoom, rotation, and swiping with multiple fingers, enhancing the overall interactivity and usability of the device.
Color Depth 16.7 million colors (8-bit)
Bezel-Less Display A bezel-less display minimizes or eliminates the non-display areas around the screen, providing a sleek, immersive look and maximizing the visual experience. Yes, with waterdrop notch
Touch Screen A touch screen is a display screen that is sensitive to human touch. It allows a user to interact with a device by touching icons or graphical elements on the screen instead of using a physical keyboard or mouse. Touch screens can be found in a variety of devices such as smartphones, tablets, laptops, and even some desktop computers. They work by detecting the electrical charge of a user's finger or stylus on the screen and translating that into a command or action on the device. Touch screens have become increasingly popular due to their ease of use and intuitive interface. Yes, Capacitive Touchscreen
Brightness 720 nits (peak)
Protection No
Screen Ratio Screen-to-body ratio: Percentage of a device's front surface occupied by the display, indicating how efficiently the space is used for the screen. Higher ratios mean more immersive displays. 89.80%


Height 163.74 mm
Width 75.03 mm
Thickness 8.16 mm
Weight 190g
Material Built Material: The physical construction materials of a smartphone, influence its durability, weight, and aesthetic qualities. Common materials include metal, glass, plastic, ceramic, etc. Glass front, plastic body
Colors Glowing Black, Glowing Gold
Waterproof Yes, Splash proof, IPX4, IPX5
Ruggedness Dust proof


Rear Camera Dual
Resolution 50 MP f/1.8, Wide Angle (75° field-of-view), Primary Camera
2 MP f/2.4, Depth Camera
Sensor OV50D
Autofocus Yes
Rear Flash Yes, LED Flash
Image Resolution 8150 x 6150 pixels
Settings Exposure compensation, ISO control
Shooting Modes Continuous Shooting
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Camera Features 5 x Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
Video Recording 1920x1080 @ 30 fps
1280x720 @ 30 fps
Front Camera Single
Camera Type Waterdrop notch Camera
Resolution 5 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle, Primary Camera
Camera Features Fixed Focus, Video, Photo, Portrait, Time-lapse, PANO, and Sticker
Video Recording 1920x1080 @ 30 fps
1280x720 @ 30 fps


Capacity 5000mAh
Battery Type Lithium-polymer
Fast Charging Yes, 33W Fast Charging (50% in 30 minutes)


Chipset The chipset is the component that controls everything that goes on in your smartphone and ensures that it works properly. MediaTek Helio G85
CPU CPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone. Octa-core (2 GHz, Dual core, Cortex A75 + 1.8 GHz, Hexa Core, Cortex A55)
Architecture 64 bit
Fabrication With mobile fabrication, users create objects that are part of it. and connect to the context of their use. 12 nm
Graphics The mobile GPU or graphics processing unit is a dedicated co-processor designed to accelerate graphics applications, user interfaces, and 3D content on your smartphone, tablet, wearables, and IoT devices. Mali-G52 MC2
RAM Phone memory refers to RAM (Random Access Memory). RAM is the part of the phone that is used to store the operating system (OS) and where apps and data currently in use are kept. Whereas, phone storage is used to store data such as apps, photos, videos, and files that are necessary for the phone to run. 4 GB
Custom UI ColorOS 13.1
Operating System A mobile operating system (OS) is software that allows smartphones, tablet PCs and other devices to run applications and programs. Android 13


ROM ROM (Internal Storage): Device's built-in storage for apps, OS, and user data. 128 GB
MicroSD Card Yes, microSDXC (dedicated slot)
Expandable Storage Yes, Up to 1 TB
Storage Type eMMC 5.1


Number of SIM Dual SIM, GSM+GSM
SIM Size Nano
SIM Slot Type Dual Nano-SIM Slots + microSD Slot
Network Support 2G, 3G, 4G
Network Speed HSPA, LTE
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G Bands 2G is a wireless technology standard for mobile telecommunications that was introduced in the 1990s and enabled the transmission of digital voice and data services, using digital transmission instead of analog. It has slower data speeds compared to later generations like 3G and 4G. GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
3G Bands UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
4G Bands TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)


SAR Value Head: 1.09 W/kg, Body: 0.88 W/kg
Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 5 (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac) 5GHz
Wi-Fi Features Mobile Hotspot
Bluetooth Yes, Bluetooth v5.3
GPS GPS (Global Positioning System) originally Navstar GPS, is a satellite-based radio navigation system. It is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity, and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky. Yes with A-GPS, Glonass
NFC NFC (near field communication) is the technology that allows two devices — like your phone and a payments terminal — to talk to each other when they're close together. NFC is the technology that enables contactless payments. No
OTG The full form of OTG is On-The-Go . OTG is a USB (Universal Serial Bus) standard that allows USB devices to be connected. Without using a computer connection, USB OTG items can connect. You can connect your mobile phone or tablet to various gadgets using a USB OTG link. Supported
Browser A browser is a software application that allows users to access and view web pages and other online content on the internet. HTML5
IR Blaster Some smartphones may come with an infrared (IR) blaster, which allows your smartphone to act as a universal remote control for controlling other devices, such as TVs, set-top boxes, and home appliances, that use infrared technology for communication. No
USB Ports USB Type-C 2.0, Mass storage device, USB charging


Fingerprint Position Side-mounted fingerprint scanner
Fingerprint Type Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
Face Unlock
Other Sensors Geomagnetic sensor, Light sensor, Optical proximity sensor, Accelerometer, and Step counter.


FM Radio
Loudspeaker Yes
Audio Jack 3.5 mm
Voice Recording Available
Video Playback MP4, 3GP, MOV, MKV, AVI
Audio Playback MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, OGG
Ringtone Format MP3
Video Format MP4
Image Format JPG, PNG, BMP, GIF, WebP, etc.

Our Rating

The overall rating is based on review by our experts

  • Display 8 / 10
  • Design 9 / 10
  • Camera 8 / 10
  • Battery 9 / 10
  • Processor 8 / 10
  • Storage 9 / 10
  • Network 8 / 10
  • Connectivity 7 / 10
  • Multimedia 9 / 10
  • Gaming 8 / 10
  • Features 9 / 10
  • Usability 10 / 10

The Oppo A38 is a budget-friendly smartphone that was released in September 2023. It has a 6.56-inch IPS LCD display with a 90Hz refresh rate, a MediaTek Helio G85 processor, 4GB of RAM, and 128GB of storage. It also has a 50MP rear camera and a 5MP front-facing camera. With all that is on offer, should you consider buying the new Oppo A38? Here is our full review to help you decide.

Oppo A38 Details

Design and Display

The Oppo A38 is sleek and stylish, with a glass front, and plastic body. Its dimensional measure is 163.74 x 75.03 x 8.16 mm (height x width x thickness), and its weight is 190 grams. It is available in Glowing Black and Glowing Gold colors. The phone is splash-proof with an IPX4 and IPX5 rating and features dust-proof ruggedness.

The Oppo A38 has a 6.56-inch IPS LCD display with a 720 x 1612 pixels resolution. It features a 90/60Hz refresh rate and supports 16.7 million colors (8-bit). The display has a waterdrop notch and a 720-nit peak brightness.

Camera Quality

The Oppo A38 features a dual-camera setup on the back, including a 50MP primary camera and a 2MP depth camera. It offers features like LED Flash, 5x Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, and Touch-to-focus. The rear-facing primary camera can record video at a maximum resolution of FHD 1080p (1920 x 1080 pixels) at 30 frames per second (fps).

On the front, there is a 5MP waterdrop notch camera for selfies and video calls. The front-facing camera offers features like Fixed Focus, Video, Photo, Portrait, Time-lapse, PANO, and Sticker. It can record video at a maximum resolution of FHD 1080p (1920 x 1080 pixels) at 30 frames per second (fps).

Performance and Battery Life

The Oppo A38 is powered by the MediaTek Helio G85 chipset (12nm) with an Octa-core CPU featuring Dual-core Cortex A75 at 2 GHz and Hexa-core Cortex A55 at 1.8 GHz. It comes with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage, with support for microSDXC expandable storage of up to 1TB. The phone runs on ColorOS 13.1, based on Android 13.

For battery life, the device boasts a 5000mAh non-removable Lithium-polymer (Li-Po) battery that supports 33W Fast Charging, providing a 50% charge in just 30 minutes.

Network and Connectivity

The Oppo A38 supports dual SIM, GSM+GSM, with a nano-SIM size. It offers 2G, 3G, and 4G network support. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 5 (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac) 5GHz, Bluetooth v5.3, GPS with A-GPS, Glonass, and USB Type-C 2.0 port. The phone also features a 3.5mm headphone jack and supports USB On-The-Go (OTG).

Sensor and Other Features

The mobile features a side-mounted fingerprint scanner. Sensors included in this phone are an Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor, Geomagnetic sensor, Light sensor, Optical proximity sensor, Accelerometer, and Step counter.

Oppo A38 Price in Bangladesh 2024

The Oppo A38 price in Bangladesh 2024 is BDT 15,990 for the 4GB/128GB variant. It is available in two colors: Glowing Black and Glowing Gold.

Pros and Cons

When buying a new smartphone, it’s essential to consider the pros and cons of each device before making a decision. This will help you find the best phone for your needs and budget.


  • Sleek design
  • Affordable price
  • Good battery life
  • Decent camera performance
  • Lightweight
  • Easy to use
  • Wide range of features
  • Good value for money
  • Dual SIM support
  • Expandable storage
  • Fingerprint sensor


  • Low-resolution display
  • Limited internal storage
  • Average processor performance
  • No IR Blaster support
  • No NFC support
  • No stereo speakers
  • Outdated software
  • Poor customer support


The Oppo A38 is a decent budget smartphone, but it has a few drawbacks. If you’re looking for a budget smartphone with a good display, a capable processor, and a decent camera, then the Oppo A38 is a good option. However, if you’re looking for a phone with premium build quality, a large battery, 5G support, timely software updates, NFC support, and stereo speakers, then you may want to look elsewhere.


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