Oppo R5: 10 Things you need to know about the Slimmest Smartphone

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Until few days ago, Oppo R5 had the tag of slimmest smartphone with its 4.85mm thickness, but the rival company Vivo X5 Max snatched the title with its 4.75mm thickness. R5 device measures 4.85mm thickness and weighs around 155grams. Oppo R5, which comes with a path breaking design, is now available across India.

The sleek Oppo R5 sports a 5.2-inch full-HD AMOLED display with a resolution of 1080x1920 pixels which translates to 423ppi. This device is powered by a 64-bit Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor which is 2.1GHz quad-core + 1.5GHz quad-core and Adreno 405 GPU alongside with 2GB of RAM.

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Oppo R5 employs a 13MP rear camera with Sony IMX214 sensor, f/2.0 aperture, LED flash. Also, there is a 5MP front-facing snapper. On software side it runs on Android KitKat 4.4 on top of the company's proprietary ColorOS 2.0.1.

Here, GizBot brings you a list of top 10 Oppo R5 features in the below sliders

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Size

Being the world's second thinnest smartphone after Vivo X5 Max, it comes with the dimension of 148.90 x 74.50 x 4.85mm and weighs around 155grams. Although, it is thinner, users have to makes compromises in some situations.

Form Factor

According to the company, each R5 unit features a reinforced industrial grade aluminum alloy micro-arc frame that undergoes touch of handcraftsmanship. Moreover, Oppo says that its phase-shifting material is made of metal, resin and other composite materials. So when heat is generated, the material begins to change. This material not only absorbs any heat; it also radically improves thermal efficiency.

Display

Oppo R5, comes with 5.50-inch AMOLED Multi-touch capacitive touch screen with a resolution of 1080x1920 pixels, which translates the pixel per inch (ppi) into 423. It is protected by a scratch resistant Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

Processor

This thin Smartphone is clocked at 1.5GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor along with 2GB RAM. On the graphic department, it employs Adreno 405.

Storage

One of the compromises, that manufacturer made is, there is no option for the expansion, while it comes built-in with 16GB of internal storage.

Camera

On the imaging front, it has a pretty impressive 13MP rear camera with F2.0 aperture size and some features like Back-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Face detection, Smile detection, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Night mode, Scenes. Moreover it has 5MP front camera for selfies and video conferencing.

Software

It comes with Android 4.4 OS on top of its very own UI ColorOS 2.0

Connectivity

Moving on, it supports connectivity options like 3G, Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth v 4.0, FM, Headphones, USB. It has sensors like Proximity, Accelerometer, Ambient sensor.

Battery

This comes with a battery, with a capacity of 2000mAh which is non- removable. The Oppo R5 also charges up sooner than you think. Apparently, a five minute charge gives you a two hour phone call. This means 30 minutes of charge will restore 75% of the R5's battery. And that's pretty impressive by any standard.

Price and Availability

R5 comes in Silver and Gold variant, with the price of Rs. 29,990. This is available exclusively on the e-retail store Flipkart.

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