OPPO F5 Hands On & First Impressions
OPPO today launched their new Selfie Centric smartphone in India at a Media Event in Mumbai, the OPPO F5 which is the Successor of the OPPO F3 which was launched earlier this year. We got to spend some time with the device so here’s the Hands On & First Impressions of the OPPO F5.
OPPO F5 SPECIFICATIONS :
- 6-inch 18:9 FHD+ (2160 × 1080 pixels) full-screen 2.5D curved glass display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
- It is powered by a 2.5GHz Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P23 processor with Mali G71 MP2 GPU
- It comes in two storage variants: 4GB RAM & 32GB internal storage, 6GB RAM & 64GB internal storage which can be expandable up to 256GB with microSD
- 16MP rear camera with f/1.8 aperture & LED Flash
- 20MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture
- Android 7.1 (Nougat) with ColorOS 3.2
- Dual SIM Slot
- Fingerprint sensor
- 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2 Connectivity Options
- 3200mAh Non-removable battery
OPPO F5 sports a 6-inch 18:9 FHD+ (2160 × 1080 pixels) full-screen 2.5D curved glass display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection it has a Slim Unibody metal design. On the front, over the top, we have the 20MP Camera with Earpiece, on the back we have a 16MP rear camera with LED Flash alongside fingerprint sensor with the OPPO Branding Below & Antenna bands on the top and bottom. On the top, it has the noise cancellation microphone, on the Left it has the Power button & the Volume rockers, on the right, it holds the SIM Tray & on the bottom, we have the Speaker Grill with Micro USB Port for Charging & a 3.5mm Audio Jack.
HARDWARE & SOFTWARE :
The OPPO F5 is powered by the 2.5GHz Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P23 processor with Mali G71 MP2 GPU & comes in two Storage & RAM Variants: 4GB RAM with 32GB Storage, 6GB RAM with 64GB Internal Storage which can be expandable up to 256GB via a Micro SD Card.
On the Software side, the OPPO F5 runs on Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) on top ColorOS 3.2 which OPPO claims that the new processor offers up to 40% more processing power bundled. It has features like O-Share (said to be faster than Bluetooth for file transfer between Oppo phones), Game Acceleration, and Facial Unlock. Overall the ColorOS 3.2 Offers a lot of Customization & has Some Great features to enhance the Experience of the Smartphone.
The OPPO F5 has 20MP Front Facing Camera with f/2.0 aperture and on the rear, it sports a 16-megapixel camera with dual-LED flash and a f/1.8 aperture. The highlight feature of the Oppo F5 is its AI-powered beautification tech for the front camera. The company is touting over 200 positioning spots that will enable the smartphone’s software to accentuate facial features and enhance symmetry to beautify selfies. Also being touted is an iris tool that makes eyes shine brighter in photos, as well as a Bokeh mode. The 16MP Camera has Sony IMX398 Sensor with a f/1.8 aperture for Good Low Light Shots & LED Flash.
PRICE & AVAILABILITY:
The OPPO F5 price in India starts at Rs. 19,990, for the 4GB RAM and 32GB storage variant, which will be available in a Gold and Black edition. The 6GB RAM and 64GB inbuilt storage variant have been announced at Rs. 24,990 in Red and Black edition. The Oppo F5 will go on sale from November 9 on Flipkart & Later will be available from Offline Stores in India.