OPPO Ace 2 EVA Limited Edition price and specs via Revu Philippines

Unboxing of OPPO’s ‘Evangelion’ phone makes us want it more

In Accessories, Phones, Wearables by Alora Uy GuerreroLeave a Comment

We saw Vivo release limited editions of its sub-brand’s iQOO Z1 and iQOO 3 5G in a span of two weeks. Recently, it was OPPO‘s turn to launch a special model of its newly announced Ace 2 phone.

And oh, boy, do we love it more now that we’ve seen pictures and videos of the actual unit.

The OPPO Ace 2 EVA Limited Edition is what we imagine themed devices to be. It’s more than a paint job; more than wallpapers and icons. Everything about it — from the packaging to the accessories — screams beloved anime Neon Genesis Evangelion. Look.

Unboxing pictures via Weibo

The purple-and-green color scheme of the unit, case, and chipset (!!!, seen here at the 5:06 mark) represents mecha Evangelion Unit-01. The retail box is shaped like a capsule, which reminds us of the mecha’s entry plug. The charger? Inspired by the mecha’s launcher. The wired headset? Reflects organization Nerv. Even the SIM ejector tool (!!! again) is a nod to extraterrestrial artifact Spear of Longinus.

In case you missed it, the whole OPPO Ace 2 EVA Limited Edition package — with a unit that has 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage — is priced at ¥4,399 (around P31,090 or $616). Only 10,000 of it will be sold worldwide, starting June 1 in China. We’re not even sure if it will become available in the Philippines, considering the previous OPPO Reno Ace Gundam Edition was not released in the country.

Now, if you want to get the whole OPPO x EVA collector’s edition, you’ll have to spring ¥2,199 (P15,541 or $308), ¥399 (P2,820 or $56), and ¥299 (P2,113 or $42) for the OPPO Watch, OPPO Enco W31 TWS earbuds, and OPPO AirVOOC wireless charger, respectively. Just 10,000 smartwatches and 5,000 each of the rest will be up for grabs globally. You can see an unboxing of all of them below.

OPPO Ace 2 EVA Limited Edition (and others from this collector’s series) unboxing video

OPPO Ace 2 EVA Limited Edition official product video

OPPO Ace 2 EVA Limited Edition specs

  • 6.55-inch OLED display, punch hole, 2,400 x 1,080 resolution, 91.8% screen ratio, 402ppi, 90Hz refresh rate, 180Hz touch-sampling rate
  • Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor with dual-mode 5G
  • Adreno 650 GPU
  • 8GB RAM
  • 256GB storage
  • Quad 48-megapixel (main, Sony IMX586, f/1.7), 8-megapixel (ultra wide, f/2.2), two 2-megapixel (portrait, f/2.2) rear cameras
  • 16-megapixel front camera, f/2.2
  • Fingerprint reader (under display)
  • 4,000mAh dual battery with support for 65-watt Super VOOC 2.0 fast charging, 40-watt AirVOOC wireless flash charging
  • ColorOS 7.1 based on Android 10
  • Hyper Boost 3.0
  • 4D Fever Cooling System
  • Breeno voice-game assistant
  • Colors: Aurora Silver, Moon Rock Gray, Fantasy Purple

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Editor-in-chief: Alora Uy Guerrero has 22 years of experience as an editor for print and digital publications such as Yahoo. She took time off journalism to manage OPPO’s digital-marketing campaigns. When not busy with her babies, she’s working on Revü, a passion project — or probably traveling or obsessing over her favorite bands, movies, TV shows, and basketball teams.