+ Monday August 26th, 2019

Overnight, Oppo has officially unveiled their latest entry in their F-series with the Oppo F5.

The Oppo F5 is the first Oppo phone to feature a beautiful 6″ 18:9 aspect ratio display, though we may be seeing more of that on their R-series phones in a few short weeks. As well as the 6″ display Oppo is spruiking their camera technology which includes Artificial Intelligence that supports face unlock and a beauty mode.

The 16MP f/1.8 aperture rear camera uses AI to map more than 200 spots on your face to accentuate the symmetry between features such as your eyes, nose, cheekbones and jawline creating what they call a ‘perfectly refined and natural selfie’. It will also make your eyes ‘shine brighter’ with a beauty-iris tool. A 20MP f/2.0 front camera sensor will also do portrait mode with automatic background blurring.

As for the other specs, the Oppo F5 is powered by an Octa-Core Mediatek Helios P23 processor with a choice of either 4GB/32GB or 6GB/64GB memory depending on region, with a microSD card slot included on both. The 4GB/32GB model comes in either Gold or Black colouring while the 6GB/64GB model comes in a very hot red colour option.

The phone is running Android 7.1 with Color OS 3.2 inlaid over the top,

Key Specifications:Oppo F5
Release date
Screen size6.0-inch
Screen technologyLTPS TFT
Resolution2,160 x 1,080
Rear camera16MP
Front camera20MP
ChipsetMediatek MT6763T
Core config
MicroSDYes, up to 256GB
Battery3,200 mAh
Battery removable
Headphone PortYes
Headphone Location
Speaker Configuration
Android OSAndroid 7.1
Vendor skinColorOS 3.2
ColoursBlack/Gold - 32GB Red - 64GB

At this stage, Oppo will be releasing the phone in India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. We’re checking in with Oppo Australia about local releases and will update if there’s any further information.

Source: Oppo.

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