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The Chinese are entering into the smartphone market with powerful, sleek, and thin gadgets such as the Oppo R5. This ultra-thin smartphone is not a flagship product, but it make many heads turn around, so we are going to give you an overview of the things this Chinese smartphone has in store for you.
The Oppo R5 is the solution for those looking for a smartphone with a slim frame that resembles that of the iPhone 6`s. People will start to take a close look at your smartphone if you buy this one due to its ultra-slim body and excellent design, though it also features great specs too.
- Golden body color.
- Octa-Core processor at 1.5GHz.
- 5.2-inch display.
- Android 4.4 operating system.
- It weighs 5.46 ounces.
The Oppo R5 features a 615 Snapdragon processor by Qualcomm packing 16GB of storage and 2GB RAM. Since there is no microSD slot, you need to be careful about the amount of things you download from the Web. It also comes in three colors: grey, gold and silver. Heavy users might find the battery life rather short, but its 13mp rear camera will make their day. The front camera is a 5mp shooter that will help you take tons of selfies right away. It also comes with motorized camera and fingerprint scanner, and the selfie camera can be activated with just the touch of a button.
Design and Price
This smartphone comes with a metallic frame, and it will not have bending issues unless a great deal of force is exercised on it. The gadget emits a premium feel from the very first sight, though it is not as slippery as the iPhone. The screen glass is also strong enough to avoid any scratch on its surface, and its colors are vivid and bright along with good viewing angles.
In fact, the Oppo R5 is only 4.45mm thick, which makes it the thinnest smartphone on Earth. So the fashion-conscious will have another reason to buy this slick yet powerful gadget. Users must realize this gadget does not deserve a `flagship´ status, which is something to expect from such thin a smartphone. The R5 is expected to be released in December and sold at $499.
The Oppo R5`s Android 4.4 comes with new custom UIs that have been added to flatten many parts of its UI. In addition, you will be able to run ColorOS 2.0 along with Android 4.4, and the former can be swiped up from your screen`s bottom. Since the ColorOS 2.0 only takes up a fraction of the screen, you will manage to see what you were just doing in the background. The gadget allows you to get access to cool functions such as display and audio along with a settings menu that is very well organized.
The Oppo R5 can be considered as a mid-range smartphone that can make any buyer happy. It features two operating system and two cameras that will give you the ease of use you have been looking for. The price is fair considering its powerful features, slick design and quality of graphics among other interesting things.
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