The Oppo F5, known to be a selfie smartphone, has been officially launched in India, just a week after it was revealed and unveiled in the Philippines.
The main highlights of Oppo F5 are the AI-powered beautification add-ons which are considered as features, the 20MP front camera, and the 18:9 ‘Full Screen’ Display.
To be more clear, there are two F5 variants that have been launched in India with differences in the Internal Storage and RAM. The Oppo F5 will be exclusive to Flipkart.
Flipkart has announced launch offers to make the deal more lucrative for buyers. Apart from Flipkart, the Oppo F5 will also be available through offline stores across India.
Along with the Oppo F5, the company also announced the Oppo F5 Youth which has a neat 6-inch display screen and AI beautification, which will be launched in December across India, but no other details of the Oppo F5 Youth are there with us to share.
Oppo F5 Price, Release Date and Launch Offers
The Oppo F5 starts at Rs. 19,990/- for the 4GB RAM and 32GB Internal Storage version, which will be available in a Black and Gold. Whereas the 6GB RAM and 64GB Internal Storage version has been announced for India with a whooping price tag of Rs. 24,990/- coming in Black and Red.
The Oppo F5 will officially hit Flipkart from 9th November 2017, with offline retail availability that will begin by 17th November 2017 as per our sources. The 6GB RAM version will go on sale from the first week of December, as per Oppo.
Flipkart will be offering exchange discount of up to Rs. 18,500/- with the Oppo F5. The famous e-commerce brand is also offering 15% extra discount on fashion and lifestyle products on its platform if the customer happens to buy the smartphone between 2nd November 2017 to 8th November 2017.
The fashion and lifestyle customer who make purchases in the time-frame will get a 5% cashback on purchases made via Debit and Credit Cards, and an additional 5% off on Axis Bank Buzz Credit Card purchases. How cool is that ?
Oppo F5 Specifications and Features
As mentioned above earlier, the main feature of the Oppo F5 is it’s AI-powered beautification technology for the front camera.
Oppo is touting over 200 positioning spots that will enable the smartphone’s software to accentuate facial features and create symmetry to beautify selfies.
The company is also touting features like O-Share, Facial Unlock and Game Acceleration. We are also shocked to see a fingerprint sensor on the rear panel.
In a nutshell, this Dual-SIM (Nano) selfie smartphone runs ColorOS 3.2 which is based on Android Nougat 7.1, and is powered by a strong MediaTek MT6763T Ccta-Core SoC which is coupled with either 4GB or 6GB of RAM.
Further on, it has a 6-inch Full-HD+ (1080×2160 pixels) LTPS ‘Full Screen’ Display with a strong Corning Gorilla Glass 5. For imaging, the Oppo F5 has a 20MP front camera with an f/2.0 aperture, and on the rear, it sports 16MP camera that has a Dual-LED Flash and an f/1.8 aperture. What more do you need ?
Both the storage variants of the Oppo F5 (32GB and 64GB) – can be expanded via a microSD card up to 256GB. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB, Bluetooth v4.2, Dual-band (2.4GHz and 5GHz), OTG and a 3.5mm audio jack provision.
The sensors decked internally include the Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor and a Digital Compass,. Lastly, to run the whole beast, it is powered by a 3200mAh battery. On the weight side, it weighs 152 grams and measures 156.5x76x7.5mm.