OPPO A94: Price, Availability in the Philippines

A trendy phone for gaming and videography

OPPO has announced that its Gen-Z friendly smartphone, the OPPO A94, is launching in the Philippines this month. This new phone touts the best of both worlds in terms of gaming and videography, which is perfect for just about anyone who is into these activities.

The A94 improves every user’s gaming experience with no interruptions for pure fun and action. With its ColorOS 11.1 features namely Game Focus Mode, Gaming Shortcut Mode, Game Floating Window, and Bullet Screen Message, users are guaranteed to help you to focus on winning your game as you enter the digital world of adventure.

OPPO A94 specs:

  • 6.43-inch FHD+ AMOLED display, 2400 x 1080 px, 409ppi
    Touch Sampling Rate: 135Hz (Normal), 180Hz (Game mode)
  • MediaTek Helio P95 2.2GHz octa-core CPU
    IMG 9XM-HP8 GPU
  • 8GB LPDDR4X RAM
  • 128GB storage, with microSD card support
  • Quad-rear cameras:
    48MP F1.7 main
    Unspecified F2.2 ultra-wide
    Unspecified F2.4 macro
    Unspecified F2.4 macro
  • 32MP F2.4 front camera
  • 4G LTE, Dual-SIM
  • WiFi, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS
  • USB-C, 3.5mm audio jack
  • Fingerprint scanner (in-display), Face Unlock
  • ColorOS 11.1 (Android 11)
  • 4,310mAh battery
    30W VOOC Charge
  • Colors: Fluid Black, Fantastic Purple

Game Focus Mode blocks or disables all distractions including notification bars, incoming calls, navigation gestures, alarms, and even on-screen volume prompts, while Gaming Shortcut Mode drastically reduces the load time by reserving virtual memory for frequently played games. This feature supports games that follow OPPO’s gaming development guidelines.

Game Floating Window lets you squeeze in a game or two as it helps keep the game running in a floating window, even when opening apps like email or a browser. Meanwhile, the Bullet Screen Message lets your important messages scroll across the screen so they don’t go unnoticed while minimizing any interruptions during your game.

In the content creation space, A94 boasts a 48MP AI QuadCam setup promising solid phoneography outputs for your social media content needs. AI camera features are made even better as it now lets you freely capture moments without much editing.

Creative camera features like Dual-View Video lets you capture subjects through the front and rear cameras all at the same time. While the AI Color Portrait video lets you single out one subject in full color leaving the background in grayscale. 

Price and Availability in the Philippines

The OPPO A94 is expected to be launched in the Philippines this March 26, but no price has been announced yet. Several Facebook Marketplace posts, however, have pointed to a PHP 13,999 price tag and is said to come with freebies in tow. It is also expected to be available with Home Credit’s 0% interest installment plans, so stay tuned.

Carl Lamiel
Carl writes for WalasTech when he's not working full time for a national retail company in the Philippines. Give him tips and/or leads at [email protected]