Oppo has launched its latest budget flagship smartphone Oppo A5 in China. Oppo A5 comes with a sleek display, iPhone-X style notch, 2.5D curved screen for protecting display, and metal frame. The key highlights of Oppo A5 are: 6.2-inch HD+ Full Screen display with 19:9 aspect ratio for immersive experience; 4230 mAh large battery which can deliver 14 hours of continuous video playback and 11 hours of gaming; 4G RAM/64 GB of internal storage, Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 Octa-core processor with processing speed up to 1.8 GHz; 13 MP primary rear-camera and AI-driven 8 MP front camera for selfie personalization.
Oppo A5 Price in China and availability
Oppo A5 Price is set at CNY 1500 (approx Rs. 15,550) for 4 GB RAM/64 GB of internal storage and will be made available in Mirror Blue and Mirror Pink color options. Currently on Oppo China’s website, there is pre-order facility available to pre-book the mobile. Oppo A5 will go on sale, on 13th July 2018 from 10:00 am (CST) onwards. Oppo A5 shares similarity with the recently launched Oppo A3 in China (April 2018) on the display and OS front. Both have a 6.2-inch HD+ display with 19:9 aspect ratio for an immersive experience and ColorOS 5 based on Android 8.1 Oreo mobile OS.
Oppo A5 Specifications and Features
It comes with 6.2-inch HD+ IPS display with 19:9 aspect ratio for Full View display to deliver engaging visual experience. It comes with a screen resolution of 1520 x 720 pixels and pixel density of 271 ppi. Oppo A5 has a illusion texture on the exterior front and employs nano-scale microcrystalline technology to have an wonderful illuminating effect when we look at it.
On the camera front, Oppo A5 features a 13 MP primary rear camera with LED flash and f/2.2 aperture. Some of the primary rear camera features include autofocus, HDR/Panorama mode, exposure adjustments, scene mode, continuous shooting. It also has a 2 MP secondary rear camera with f/2.4 aperture, LED flash and phase detection capabilities.
Oppo A5 features an AI-driven 8 MP front (selfie) camera with f/2.2 aperture and has support for Face recognition (recognizes 296 facial features) and Selfie Personalization capabilities. The selfie personalization works by selecting one of the million beauty profiles by matching gender, age, skin texture and also employing AI to track usage patterns to have new selfies with more warmth.
Oppo A5 runs ColorOS 5.1 based on Android 8.1 Oreo mobile operating system. It is driven by Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 chipset with with quad-core processor that has a processing speed up to 1.8 GHz. The Snapdragon 450 SoC has the following CPU type: 8 ARM Cortex A53 and built with 14 nm (nanometers) process technology.
The Qualcomm Adreno 506 GPU pushes graphics crunching. From the storage viewpoint, while Oppo A5 supports RAM size of 4 GB, it is equipped with an internal memory size of 64 GB, expandable further up to 256 GB via micro-SD card. It also features a dual SIM slot that accepts nano SIM type and have dual-standby feature ((two telecom SIMs cannot be used at the same time. When using one SIM, it can use 4G network, but the other SIM will not be able to register the network). It is powered by a very large 4230 mAh Li-polymer non-removable battery with apply quick freeze technology that intelligently adapts to freeze applications consuming much power. Regarding cellular technologies, Oppo A5 offers GSM, 3G, and 4G LTE with VoLTE support.
On connectivity technologies dimension, Oppo A5 supports Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, 802.11 2.4GHz, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi dual-band, WLAN display, and Bluetooth 4.2 (A2DP). On the security and privacy front, face unlocking happens seamlessly with face recognition tech.
Regarding connectivity support, Micro USB and 3.5 mm jack are provided. With regard to sensors, it includes GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Light, Compass, Accelerometer, and Proximity sensor. Oppo A5 dimensions include 156.2 x 75.6 x 8.2 mm and weigh 168 g.
Furthermore, Oppo A5 offers game acceleration mode where resources are allocated for the game first and then the game is put into acceleration mode. There is also a game free function that makes sure you stay fully involved in the game and not get interrupted. There is also Smart Voice Personal Assistant feature through which you can do tasks such as listening to music, sending texts on WeChat, search travel routes, among others.
On the AI front, there are smart AI applications offered by Oppo A5. With Smart Unlock and Smart driving mode, the smartphone offers more utility and user-friendliness.
For any query on Oppo A5 or any other Oppo smartphones, users in China can access the 24-hour national hotline: 4001-666-888.