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Following the launch of the Reno10 Series 5G in the Philippines, another midrange smartphone has officially arrived in the country – the OPPO A98 5G. It is positioned just below the mainline Reno series packing slightly cut-down specifications to fit in a more affordable package.

The OPPO A98 5G packs in a Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 chipset with 8GB RAM and 256GB internal storage with MicroSD card support. It has a 6.72-inch FullHD+ IPS display running at 120Hz protected by what they call Panda 1681 Secondary Tempered Glass.

As for cameras, the A98 5G has a 64MP f/1.7 main camera, a 2MP f/2.4 mono secondary, and a 2MP f/2.4 40x microscope lens much like the one found on the Reno8 T earlier this year. Selfies can be taken with a 32MP f/2.4 front-facing camera.


The smartphone is powered by a 5,000mAh battery and supports 67W SuperVOOC charging, which promises a full charge in around 44 minutes.

Check out its specifications below:



Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 695
Screen 6.72-inch IPS, 2400 x 1080, 120Hz, 100% DCI-P3, Panda 1681 Secondary Tempered Glass
OS Android 13, ColorOS 13.1
Rear Camera 64MP f/1.7 Main, 2MP f/2.4 Microscope Lens, 2MP f/2.4 Monochrome
Front Camera 32MP f/2.4
Storage 256GB, MicroSD
Network Dual-SIM, 5G
Connectivity WiFi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.1, USB-C, NFC, 3.5mm Audio Jack
Battery 5,000mAh, 67W SuperVOOC
Others Side-Mounted Fingerprint Scanner
Dimensions 165.6 x 76.1 x 8.20mm
Weight 192g
Colors Bold Gold, Cool Black, Dreamy Blue

Price and Availability


The OPPO A98 5G is priced at PhP 18,999 in the Philippines. It will come bundled with a pair of TWS earbuds for free until September 21, 2023. You can now get it via OPPO’s official Shopee and Lazada stores, OPPO concept stores, and authorized retailers nationwide.

You can also get the A98 5G on 6 or 12 months installments with 0% interest via major credit cards or via Home Credit for as low as PhP 762 per month with 0% interest on an 18-month installment plan.