The Chinese brand announced back in December 2020 its plans of investing in Turkey and later began trial production at the factory in Istanbul’s Tuzla in March 2021.
The first smartphone produced in the factory has a 6.5-inch display, featuring a MediaTek Helio P35 octa-core chipset. The Oppo A15s has 4 gigabytes (GB) of memory and 64GB of storage (microSD supports up to 256GB).
The front camera of Oppo’s first Turkey-made phone has an 8-megapixel resolution while it also has a triple rear camera with megapixels of 13, two and another two.
The phone, which has a 4230 mAh battery, is available in dynamic black and mysterious blue color options.
Industry and Technology Minister Mustafa Varank announced earlier this month that the Chinese smartphone brand Oppo started test production at its factory in Tuzla. According to the statement made by the Ministry, an idled factory with a closed area of 12,000 square meters in Tuzla was transformed into a smartphone production facility by the Chinese mobile phone brand Oppo.