Its ultra slim body beats iPhone 6's slim design. Being slimmest phone in the world is not enough, as a lot depends on the performance to back it up. Lets do the reality check to know more about R5.
R5 comes with 5.2" 1080p full HD AMOLED display with 1920*1080p that comes with a pixel density of 423ppi. Its screen is bright and sharp along with vibrant colours.
The handset is enclosed in metal with hand polished frame that gives it a premium look. Inspite of being thin, it does not feel as slippery as iPhone 6.
The device is powered by Android KitKat 4.4 and not at 5.0 Lollipop with Oppo's Custom ColorOS UI on top. The software is very much improved from company's older version though it is still similar.
The handset has shifted its gesture panel as in other smartphones you need to swipe from top left corner to activate the panel, while for Oppo you need to swipe up from bottom.
The device is powered by 1.5GHz octa core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor MSM8939 along with 2GB RAM and Adreno 330 GPU.
The device does not come with any memory card slot as this limits any number of apps which you can install.
The Oppo R5 comes with 13MP auto focus rear camera that comes with Sony Exmor R CMOS image sensor, HDR and f/2.0 aperture. It can shoot 2160p videos at 30fps, 1080p videos at 60fps and slow mo videos at 120 fps.
Its 5MP front camera with 80mm wide angle lens is equally amazing. Its focus and other modes like ultra HD and night shots gives you ample of reasons to love its camera feature.
R5 comes with 2000mAh Li-Po battery does not seem to be enough for the entire day. Luckily it has VOOC fast charging technology that helps the device's battery to charge quickly.
When it is about connectivity, it comes with USB, OTG, 4G and 3G networks.
Display: 5.2" with 1080*1920p
OS: Android v4.4.4KitKat
Camera: 13MP rear and 5MP front
Processor: 1.7GHz quad core Cortex-A53
1 GHz quad core Cortex-A53
Oppo R5 is the slimmest smartphone, till date with stunning features in all aspects. The smartphone features high quality display along with computer like configuration.
Oppo R5's major competitors in the market are Moto X (2nd gen), Nexus 5 and LG G2. The device keeps amazing you with great camera features and great looks. Oppo mobile prices are not compromising in terms of price, as R5 will cost you Rs. 29990. But, one time investment might not be a pain for buyers.
About Author: Nandan Gupta is a Consumer Electronics Expert working with Zopper.com, which is the best hyperlocal marketplace (online and offline) website & App in India. He is an engineering graduate in computer science and has been closely following consumer electronics & Smartphone gadgets space from last 5 years. He also is a technology blogger for the past 3 years.