OPPO's first-ever tablet launched: Check price and specifications
Foraying into a new category of products, OPPO has launched its first-ever tablet, called the OPPO Pad. The Android-powered device starts at CNY 2,299 (roughly Rs. 27,400) and will go on sale in China from March 3. It has a premium metal-glass construction, a Snapdragon 870 processor, quad speakers, and a 120Hz screen that supports the OPPO Pencil stylus.
- In a bid to take on rivals like Samsung, Lenovo, and Xiaomi, OPPO has expanded its portfolio of consumer devices with the debut of OPPO Pad: its maiden tablet offering.
- It is a mid-budget device with a modern design and decent hardware. It should appeal to those who like to consume content on the go as well as students and teachers.
The OPPO Pad has an iPad Pro-like design with slim bezels and flat edges. On the rear, it gets a dual-tone glass panel and a single camera. The device is 6.99mm thick and weighs 507 grams. There is an 11-inch LTPS LCD display with a QHD+ resolution (2560x1600 pixels) and a refresh rate of 120Hz. The screen supports HDR10 content.
On the backside of the tablet, OPPO has included a 13MP primary camera that is good enough for casual photography and scanning documents. For selfies and video calls, there is an 8MP shooter on the front. Talking about the OPPO Pencil, it supports 4,096 levels of pressure sensitivity. The stylus can attach to the tablet magnetically and charges wirelessly, similar to Apple Pencil.
The OPPO Pad is powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 870 chipset, paired with up to 8GB of RAM and up to 256GB of internal storage which is not expandable. The tablet runs on Android 11-based ColorOS 12 and offers features such as multi-screen collaboration, quick file transfer, and phone mirroring. It packs quad speakers with Dolby Atmos and an 8,300mAh battery, which supports 33W fast-charging.
The OPPO Pad costs CNY 2,299 (roughly Rs. 27,400) for the 6GB/128GB model and CNY 2,999 (approximately Rs. 35,800) for the 8GB/256GB variant. It comes in black and purple colors. There is also a special James Jean Artist Limited Edition, which costs CNY 3,499 (around Rs. 41,800) for the 8GB/256GB option. The OPPO Pad will go on sale in China from March 3.