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Oppo A38

Oppo A38 specifications in Kenya

  • RAM: 4/6GB
  • Storage: 128GB
  • Battery: 5000 mAh
  • Camera: 50MP + 2MP
  • Selfie: 5MP
  • Display: 6.56 inch, IPS LCD, 90Hz
  • Processor: Mediatek Helio G85
  • Connectivity: Dual sim, 4G, 5G, Wi-Fi
  • Colors: Glowing Black, Glowing Gold
  • OS: Android 13, ColorOS 13.1

KSh 20,500.00KSh 22,500.00


Oppo A38 Price in Kenya

Oppo A38 price in Kenya is Ksh 20,500. Oppo A38 is a 4G-enabled phone that supports Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and GPS positioning. Oppo A38 is slim and light with a 6.56-inch 90Hz IPS LCD. The phone comes fitted with the ColorOS 13.1 by Android 13 for a user-friendly experience and updates, Mediatek Helio G85 with an Octa-core CPU, and Mali G52 GPU for a smooth, high-performance experience. You also get 4GB RAM with 128GB internal storage and a dedicated microSD Card slot. Powering this device is a massive 5000mAh built-in battery with 33W PD charging via USB C. The phone has a 50MP rear camera supported by a 2MP depth camera and a 5MP selfie camera.  Get yours today at PhonePrice Kenya.

Oppo A38 Specifications

Brand Oppo
Model  A38


September 2023

September, 2023

Price Ksh. 20,500 – Ksh.22,500
Internal Storage 128GB eMMC 5.1
SD Card Slot Yes, Dedicated
Weight 190g
Dimensions 163.7 x 75 x 8.2mm (6.44 x 2.95 x 0.32 in)
Display IPS LCD

720nits brightness

Display Size 6.56 inches (84.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Screen Resolution 720 x 1612 pixels resolution,

269 ppi density

Refresh Rate 90Hz
Operating System Android 13, ColorOS 13.1
Chipset Mediatek MT6769 Helio G85 (12nm)
CPU Octa-core (2 x 2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6×1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU Mali-G52 MC2
Camera Rear Camera

50MP of f/1.8, Wide, PDAF

2MP f/2.4, Depth

Video quality of 1080p@30fps

LED Flash, HDR, Panorama

Selfie Camera

5MP, f/2.2, wide

Video quality at1080p@30fps


Network GSM, HPSA, LTE
SIM Card Nano sim (Dual sim Dual Standby)
3.5mm jack Yes
Bluetooth Yes, 5.3 A2DP, LE, AptX HD
GPS Yes. Equipped with GLONASS, GPS, A-GPS, and GALILEO
Loudspeaker Yes, Stereo
Wi-Fi & WLAN ·       Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band

·       Wi-Fi Direct

·       Hotspot

USB USB Type-C 2.0
Infrared Yes
Radio No
Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, Compass.
Battery Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable
Charging 33W wired PD
Color Glowing Black, Glowing Blow

Design and Physical Attributes

Oppo A38 is a modern designed phone that is stylish and beautiful to the eye.  The rectangular phone measures 163.7 x 75 x 8.2mm (6.44 x 2.95 x 0.32 in) with rounded corners that give it a decent and cool appearance.  Oppo A38 has a glass front and plastic back and frames with a matt finish that gives it a glowing appearance. No wonder the available colors are Glowing Black and Glowing Blue. The back has a gleaner with a smooth yet tough fingerprint and scratch-resistant surface, giving you the confidence you need while handling the phone.

The display is a large 6.56-inch screen with an 84.2% screen-to-body ratio, giving you more space to explore your screen. With a 90Hz adjustable refresh rate, it’s a lightning-speed, smooth, touch-and-go experience like never before. Oppo A38 has a 720 x 1612 pixels screen resolution of 720nits (peak) adaptive brightness and a 100% DCI-P3 Color Gamut that assures you of a vibrant and colorful display of your icons under any light.  Confidence is restored with an IP54 splash and dust resistance, and the Oops moments are no longer a threat.


Oppo A38 runs on the high-performance and efficient Mediatek Helio G85 (12nm) processor, ensuring peak performance of apps at low power consumption. The chipset supports 4G connectivity with high browsing speed, capable cameras, and efficient download speed.  In the background are an Octa-core (2 x 2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6×1.8 GHz Cortex-A55) and a Mali-G52 MC2 GPU for 3D graphic rendering. These features make the Oppo A38 a great choice for performing daily tasks, basic games, and other functions.

Another impressive feature is the ColorOS 13.1, which is based on Android 13 and allows you to customize your phone to express your personality. Take screenshots, translate languages, auto pixelate, and control access to your phone while keeping updated with the latest security and other updates.


What is high performance without a good power source? Well, powering the Oppo A38 is a massive 5000mAh built-in Li-Po battery. This is an all-day power in your hands to take you through all your tasks without worry. Need a recharge? You get a 33W wired PD using the USB C and power Adapter. Take a one-hour break to charge your phone and fully return to business.


Oppo A38 boasts 4GB RAM with 128GB of internal storage space, which is sufficient for most tasks. The memory is supported by eMMC 5.1 Flash storage for efficient storage management and speedy file transfer. Additionally, the phone has a dedicated microSD Card slot that allows up to 1TB card for extra storage. The phone will enable you to save more and delete less of your apps, games, photos, videos, and other features. The sufficient storage space also means you can easily run your operations without lags or constant warnings about running out of space.


Quality cameras mean you capture well-detailed memories, and Oppo A38 brings you just that. With a 5OMP PDAF main camera supported by a 2MP depth camera, the two combine to capture the tiniest bit anywhere. Making memories has never been better than this. With this camera, you can record full HD videos that will give you professional-like content. If you enjoy taking selfies, Oppo A38 provides a 5MP selfie camera to take natural-looking yet stunning portrait photos and record Full HD videos.

Network and Connectivity

The Oppo A38 is a 4G-enabled phone supporting dual nano sim on dual standby mode for stable network connectivity that ensures you are always connected with family and friends. The phone has a USB C2.0 cable for charging, tethering, and data transfer between devices. Oppo A38 is Bluetooth 5.3-enabled for a stable connection between devices. When you need to connect to the internet, the phone supports dual and Wi-Fi connectivity and can be used as a hotspot.


Navigation, finding and exploring places, or finding your devices is made easier by the A38’s satellite positioning system. Oppo A38 supports GPS, GALILEO, QZSS, and GLONASS satellite positioning systems that work with the help of maps and the compass to enable you to easily navigate while driving, cycling, jogging, hiking, or in the wild.


The phone has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor for locking and unlocking your phone to ensure security and privacy. You can also enable the face unlock feature for more security. There is also an accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass sensor. These sensors ensure your phone functions properly and update you on what is happening.

Hits and Misses


  • Affordable
  • Stylish modern design
  • Large 6.56-inch IPS LCD at720nits
  • 90Hz refresh rate for speedy touch-and-go.
  • Powerful and efficient Mediatek processor
  • Sufficient storage space
  • Supports up to 1TB dedicated microSD.
  • Massive 5000mAh battery with 33W fast charging
  • Supports Bluetooth and Wi-Fi
  • Has IP54 splash and dust resistance


  • Doesn’t support 5G connectivity.
  • Lacks an FM Radio receiver
  • No support for NFC
  • Not water-resistant


  • Oppo A38
  • Sim ejector tool
  • Plastic protective case
  • USB C Cable
  • Adapter
  • Warranty
  • Manual


Affordable phones are highly competitive, and the Oppo A38 is among the best smartphones in this class. The phone has a great design, impressive performance, a capable battery, sufficient storage space, and quality cameras. Despite lacking 5G connectivity and the other cons you can live with, this phone is a gem. Are you on a tight budget but looking for something worth your every cent? Well, Oppo A38 is here for you.

Alternative Handsets

  • Oppo A18
  • Realme C53
  • Samsung Galaxy A05
  • Oppo A58 4G

Check out more Oppo phones in Kenya on our website.

Category: Oppo



Network & Connectivity

4G, Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C

Device Body & Build

IPX4 water resistant

Battery Capacity

5000 mAh – 6000 mAh Battery

Operating System

Android, Android 11

SIM Card Slots

Dual Sim

Internal Storage

128/4GB, 128/6GB

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