Oppo F5 lets you unlock your phone with your face for cheap

Doris Richards
November 9, 2017

The OPPO F5 will be available across numerous physical stores as well as online retailers like Flipkart, Amazon, Paytm and Snapdeal at a price of Rs. 19,990. Flipkart's offers are more lucrative - you can get up to Rs 18,000 off on exchange, a 5 per cent discount if purchase the phone via Axis Bank Buzz credit cards as well as no cost EMI on all major credit cards. At launch, the Oppo F5 runs Android 7.1 with ColorOS 3.2. The dual SIM (nano) phone is powered by a MediaTek MT6763T octa-core SoC. It also sports Corning Gorilla Glass 5.

Oppo mentions that the AI will utilise information from a massive global photo database to beautify a selfie shot taken by the Oppo F5.

The statement also states that the device will feature Artificial Intelligence enabled selfie beautification which is likely to also be the biggest highlight of the handset despite having other attractive features and a face recognition. The fingerprint sensor is located on the rear panel. It also has a Bokeh mode. The release adds that the phone sports a 16 MP rear camera with f1.8 aperature to ensure bright and clear shots even in dark settings. Flipkart, the e-commerce website, is offering a one day price cut of Rs. 6,000 on the Oppo F3 Plus. The basic variant with 4GB RAM and 32GB inbuilt storage will be available in two color variants, viz., gold and black. Only the 4GB RAM variant has gone on sale as of now with the 6GB RAM variant expected to be available sometime in December. Both the variants support expandable storage of up to 256GB via microSD card (dedicated slots).


Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth v4.2, dual-band (2.4GHz and 5GHz) Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB with OTG support, and a 3.5mm audio jack.

The phone sports sensors like ambient light sensor, accelerometer, digital compass, and proximity sensor among others.

Powering the Oppo F5 is an octa-core CPU with 4GB of RAM to handle smartphone operations from speedy surfing to continuous chats and eager gaming easily. Measuring 156.5x76x7.5mm (height x width x thickness), the Oppo F5 weighs 152 grams. According to the company, the phone will also come equipped with an industry first artificial intelligence (AI) technology for capturing flawless selfies.

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