Oppo F5 selfie smartphone to launch in India today

The smartphone also features a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, that is housed on the back panel of the device.

Oppo is all set to launch its new smartphone, the Oppo F5 in India. The Oppo F5 will go on sale from November 9 on Flipkart, with physical retail availability beginning shortly after. A Philippine actor Julia Barreto unboxed the Oppo F5 in a video on her Instagram account with hashtags #CaptureTheRealYou and #SelfieExpert. On the other hand, the Oppo F5 with 6GB RAM & 64GB internal storage variant has been priced at Rs. 24,999 and it will be available in Black and Red colour options.

In addition to these features, OPPO F5 comes with a special Game Acceleration feature useful for gamers, by bringing a smoother game experience and optimizing the game display configuration to fully utilize hardware resource.

Other parts of the phone also include 6-inch FHD+ (2160 x 1080) 18:9 display, MediaTek Helio P23 MT6763T octa-core processor, and 3200mAh battery. The camera also adjusts lighting according to the background. The new Oppo smartphone, much like previous handsets, focuses on selfies and comes with artificial intelligence (AI) beauty technology integrated in the front camera. At the same time, the OPPO F5 also carries 16MP f/1.8 rear camera.

The all-metal design paired with the tall 18:9 edge-to-edge display and minimal bezels makes the Oppo F5 look quite premium and classy. On the front, the device from Oppo comes with a 16MP primary camera with an LED flash. "It also has the 20-megapixel front camera with f/2.0 aperture and 1/2.8" sensor. It runs on Android 7.1 (Nougat) with ColorOS 3.2. It also has face unlock feature to quickly unlock the phone. The handset supports dual Nano-SIM cards and packs a separate microSD card slot. Expected price of Oppo F5 smartphone in India will be somewhere around Rs.19,500 to Rs.21,000. the exact price of Oppo F5 smartphone in India will be revealed at the launch event.

Talking about the camera of the Oppo F5, the company said, "With more than 200 positioning spots, the F5 accentuates your facial landmarks and contours to enhance the symmetry between features like your eyes, nose, cheekbones and jawline to create the perfectly refined and natural selfie".

Connectivity options include support for 4G LTE bands, GPS, Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi 2.4/5 GHz 802.11 a/b/g/n and a USB port at the bottom. It measures 156.5×76×7.5mm and weighs in at 152 grams.