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Oppo F5 Launched in India With 20-Megapixel Selfie Camera, 6GB RAM

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Oppo F5 selfie smartphone has been launched in India, just a week after it was unveiled in the Philippines. The key highlights of Oppo F5 are the AI-powered beautification features, the 20-megapixel front camera, and the 18:9 ‘Full Screen’ display. Two F5 variants have been launched in India, with differences in internal storage and RAM. The selfie-focused smartphone will be exclusive to Flipkart online, and the e-commerce brand has announced launch offers to make the deal more lucrative. Apart from the online brand, the new Oppo phone will also be available via offline stores across the country.

Alongside the F5, the company also announced the Oppo F5 Youth with a 6-inch display and AI beautification features, which will be launched in India in December, but no other details of the smartphone are available at the moment.

Oppo F5 price in India, release date, launch offers

Oppo F5 price in India starts at Rs. 19,990, for the 4GB RAM and 32GB inbuilt storage variant, which will be available in a Gold and Black edition. The 6GB RAM and 64GB inbuilt storage variant has been announced for the country with a price tag of Rs. 24,990, and a Red and Black edition. The Oppo F5 will go on sale from November 9 on Flipkart, with physical retail availability beginning shortly after. The 6GB RAM variant will go on sale from December, the company revealed.

As for the Oppo F5 launch offers, Flipkart is offering exchange discount of up to Rs. 18,500 with the phone. The e-commerce brand is also offering 15 percent extra discount on fashion and lifestyle products on its platform if the customer buys the phone between November 2 and November 8. They will get 5 percent cashback on purchases made via debit and credit cards, and an additional 5 percent off on Axis Bank Buzz Credit Card purchases.
Oppo F5 specifications and features

As we mentioned, 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 company is also touting features like O-Share (said to be faster than Bluetooth for file transfer between Oppo phones), Game Acceleration, and Facial Unlock. It sports a fingerprint sensor on the rear panel.

Coming to the Oppo F5 specifications – the dual-SIM (Nano) smartphone runs ColorOS 3.2 based on Android 7.1 Nougat, and is powered by a MediaTek MT6763T octa-core SoC coupled with either 4GB or 6GB of RAM. It has a 6-inch full-HD+ (1080×2160 pixels) LTPS ‘Full Screen’ display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The smartphone sports a 20-megapixel front camera with an f/2.0 aperture, and on the rear, it sports 16-megapixel camera with dual-LED flash and an f/1.8 aperture.

The Oppo F5 has been launched in two storage variants – 32GB and 64GB – both of which are expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB) with its own dedicated slot. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth v4.2, dual-band (2.4GHz and 5GHz) Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB with OTG support, and a 3.5mm audio jack. Sensors on board include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, and proximity sensor. It is powered by a 3200mAh battery. The Oppo F5 weighs 152 grams and measures 156.5x76x7.5mm.

Oppo F5


General

Release date October 2017
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 156.50 x 76.00 x 7.50
Weight (g) 152.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 3200
Removable battery No
Colours Black, Gold, Red
SAR value NA

Display

Screen size (inches) 6.00
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 1080×2160 pixels

Hardware

Processor octa-core
Processor make MediaTek MT6763T
RAM 4GB
Internal storage 32GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 256

Camera

Rear camera 16-megapixel
Flash Yes
Front camera 20-megapixel

Software

Operating System Android 7.1
Skin ColorOS 3.2

Connectivity

Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported NA
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes, v 4.20
NFC No
Infrared No
USB OTG Yes
Headphones 3.5mm
FM Yes
Number of SIMs 2
SIM 1
SIM Type Nano-SIM
GSM/CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes
SIM 2
SIM Type Nano-SIM
GSM/CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes

Sensors

Compass/ Magnetometer No
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Barometer No
Temperature sensor No