After first debuted in the Philippines last week, Oppo has now launched its selfie-centric smartphone, the Oppe F5, in India. The smartphone comes with the price tag of Rs. 19,990 for 4GB/32GB variant and Rs. 24,990 for 6GB /64GB variant. The Oppo F5 4GB variant will go on sale from November 9 on Flipkart and will get soon available via offline retails as well. While the 6GB variant will go on sale from December. Notably 4GB variant will come in Gold and Black edition, while the 6GB variant will be made available in Red and Black edition color options.
Flipkart is offering various offers on the purchase of new Oppo F5 –
- exchange discount of up to Rs. 18,500 with the phone,
- 15 percent extra discount on fashion and lifestyle products if the customer buys the phone between, November 2 and November 8,
- 5 percent cashback on purchases made via debit and credit cards,
- Additional 5 percent off on Axis Bank Buzz Credit Card purchases.
The selfie-centric Oppo F5 is the successor to the popular OPPO F3 which launched in the first half of this year. Unlike its predecessor, the new OPPO F5 sports a single 20MP front-facing camera with AI beauty recognition technology. As seen in many teasers, it sports an 18:9 edge-to-edge display with minimal bezels on all the four sides and the fingerprint sensor is now placed on the back side of the smartphone. The Oppo F5 also comes with a facial recognition unlock feature as an alternative to the fingerprint scanner.
Talking about specifications, the Oppo F5 runs on ColorOS 3.2 based on Android 7.1 Nougat operating system and sports 6” Full HD+ (2160×1080 pixels) 18:9 full-screen display. The smartphone is powered by an octa-core MediaTek MT6763T SoC. It offers 4GB/6GB of RAM with 32GB/64GB of internal storage which is further expandable up to 256GB via microSD card.
For photography, the Oppo F5 comes equipped with a 16MP primary camera with an f/1.8 aperture along with LED flash support. On the front there is 20MP selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture, it comes with AI beauty recognition technology that scans 200 facial recognition spots to beautify a selfie shot perfectly and also offers bokeh effect. The smartphone is fueled by a 3,200mAh non-removable battery. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS.