We’ve been spending a shedload of time at the high end of the smartphone spectrum of late, with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processors and the multiple gigabytes of RAM and the 16MP cameras and whatnot. But what about the low end?
Well, one spanking new wallet-friendly chap is the Oppo Joy, which seriously couldn’t be more entry-level if it tried.
Diving into Oppo Joy specs, we have a 4in display with a resolution of – you guessed it – 480 x 800. Taken straight from the “How to Build an Entry-level Phone” handbook.
Similarly predictable, we have 512MB of RAM and 4GB of internal storage, the latter being augmentable via microSD.
Further Oppo Joy specs include a dual-core MediaTek processor clocked at 1.3GHz, 3MP/0.3MP cameras, a 1,700mAh battery, and Jelly Bean Android 4.2.2 with a splash of Oppo’s Color OS on top.
Fancy it? Well, the Oppo Joy will initially touch down in Indonesia exclusively, where it’s priced 1.6 million Rupiah. That translates into roughly £82 in the Queen’s money, though it’d likely be priced closer to £100 o'er here. Er, that’s if it ever makes a move outside Indonesia.
In any case, you might fancy picking up the £100 Motorola Moto G instead.