The OPPO F5 Preview – Specifications & Hands-On Look!

OPPO just launched the new F5 smartphone which they claim is the Selfie Expert and Leader. After the launch, we had some time to try it out ourselves. Here is our OPPO F5 preview, with a look at its key specifications and a hands-on look!

The OPPO F5 Preview - Specifications & Hands-On Look!


The OPPO F5 Specifications

Here are the key specifications of the OPPO F5 smartphone.

SpecificationsOPPO F5
Display6" IPS FHD+ Display (1080 x 2160)
Operating SystemAndroid 7.1 with ColorOS 3.2
PlatformMediaTek MT6763T
Processor4 x ARM Cortex-A53 cores (2.3 GHz)
4 x ARM Cortex-A53 cores (1.6 GHz)
Graphics ProcessorARM Mali G71 MP2 (800 MHz)
Storage32 GB internal flash storage
microSD card slot (up to 256 GB)
Front Camera20 MP sensor with f/2.0 lens
Rear Camera16 MP sensor with f/1.8 lens and single LED flash
Network SupportFDD B1/2/3/5/7/8/20/28
TDD B38/39/40/41(2555-2655MHz)
WCDMA B1/2/5/8
GSM 850/900/1800/1900
SIM SupportUp to two nano SIM cards
Dual SIM, dual standby capable
ConnectivityWiFi : 802.11a/b/g/n (2.4 / 5 GHz)
USB : micro USB 2.0 with OTG support
Fingerprint SensorYes, Rear-Mounted
Other SensorsDistance sensor, light sensor, G sensor, E-compass
Battery3,200 mAh lithium-ion battery (non-replaceable)
Dimensions76 mm wide x 156.5 mm tall x 7.5 mm thick
Weight152 g
Available ColoursGold / Black


Our Hands-On OPPO F5 Preview

The OPPO F5 smartphone features an almost bezel-less FHD+ display with a 2:1 aspect ratio and a resolution of 1080 x 2160. For easier unlocking, the F5 comes with a new Facial Unlock feature, as well as a rear fingerprint sensor.

The OPPO F5 also boasts a 20 MP front camera with the latest AI Beauty Recognition technology that, OPPO promises, will take selfie photography to a whole new level by personalising beautification.

Before we take a closer look at its key features, let’s take a quick tour in this OPPO F5 preview video!

AI Beauty Recognition

OPPO’s AI Beauty Recognition technology gathers information and learns the specific facial features of different people from its global image database of human faces. Professional photographers and make-up artists were consulted during the R&D process to help make selfies look more attractive.

The OPPO AI Beauty Recognition technology is able to recognize the subjects’ skin tone and type, gender and age, match them against its database and subsequently make beautification enhancements that are personalized for each individual in the selfie. With more than 200 facial feature spots scanned, the AI Beauty Recognition technology is able to detect your face in detail and refine your selfie.

High Resolution Cameras

The OPPO F5 features a 20MP front camera with f/2.0 lens, and a 16MP rear camera with f/1.8 lens. OPPO claims that the F5’s cameras will deliver better photo quality than their competitor’s 13MP or 16MP camera in the same price range.

First OPPO Full-Screen FHD+ Smartphone

The F5 is OPPO’s first 6.0″ full-screen FHD+ display device, with a 1080 x 2160 screen in the 2:1 aspect ratio.

Facial Unlock

The OPPO F5 comes with Facial Unlock, the new face recognition technology that will recognize its user and unlock the phone. If the user prefers to use the fingerprint unlock function, the fingerprint reader is now on the back of the phone, giving way to a full front screen.

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