Oppo launched its selfie-focussed Oppo F5 smartphone in India earlier this month in two variants -4GB RAM with 32GB internal storage and 6GB RAM with 64GB internal storage priced at Rs 19,990 and Rs 24,990 respectively. The Oppo F5 4GB RAM variant was made available for sale from November 9, while the company announced that the 6GB variant will be available for sale sometime in December. Now, Oppo F5 6GB variant is available for pre-order on Flipkart and will be available for sale from December 1 for Rs 24,990. It will be available in Red and Black colour options. The Red variant, currently not listed on Flipkart, has been launched in partnership with Vogue India to celebrate their 10th anniversary.
On this launch, Will Yang, Brand Director of OPPO India, said – “Our focus has always been to bring the best photography and Selfie experience to the Indian consumers. We are excited to announce this collaboration with Vogue on their 10th anniversary for the OPPO F5 6GB Red Edition for all the fashion divas who love taking selfies and capture precious moments.”
The main highlight of the device is the front-facing 20-megapixel camera with 1/2.8 inch sensor, aperture f/2.0. The selfie camera comes with AI technology which promises clear and beautiful selfies and can be used to unlock the device using facial recognition. As per the company, it offers bokeh effect and can scan 200 facial recognition spots to beautify a selfie shot perfectly. As for the rear camera, the device has 16-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and f/1.8 aperture.
As for the rest of the specifications are concerned, the smartphone sports a 6-inch Full HD+ display with an aspect ratio of 18:9 and Corning Glass 5 protection and a screen resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels. The device is powered by 2.5GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio P23 16nm processor with 800MHz ARM Mali G71 MP2 GPU. The phone is backed by a 6GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage, which can be expanded up to 256GB via microSD card slot. There is also a fingerprint sensor on the back panel just below the camera. It comes with O-share – a wireless transfer technology that promises 100 times faster transfers compared to Bluetooth.
The device runs on Android 7.1 Nougat with company’s ColorUI 3.2 running on top of it. The smartphone gets its power from a 3,200mAh battery. On the connectivity front, the device support dual sim, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2 and GPS + GLONASS. The phone measures 156.5 x 76 x 7.5mm and weighs about 152 grams.