Oppo A5 has now been launched in India. The Oppo A5 smartphone, which first arrived in China last month after some initial rumours and leaks, comes with a 19:9 display and sports a texture back panel with a glass protection on top. Similar to many other Oppo models, the new handset also includes a dual rear camera setup. There is additionally artificial intelligence (AI) backed Beauty Technology 2.0 that is claimed to recognise as many as 296 facial points. The Oppo A5 is rated to deliver 14 hours of video playback or 11 hours of gaming support on a single charge. Other key features of the handset include a 6.2-inch display and 4GB of RAM.
Commenting on this launch, Will Yang, Brand Director, Oppo India, said, "With A5, we wish to bring a smartphone that comes with features that meet the current demands of the young generation. Along with advanced features like dual camera, super full screen and extensive battery, the Oppo A5 has been designed to enable consumers to capture every moment perfectly”.
The Oppo A5 price in India has been set at Rs. 14,990 (MOP). At this price, it will compete with the likes of Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 (6GB), Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro, Vivo Y83, Samsung Galaxy J6, and Nokia 6.1. Launched in Blue and Red colour variants, it will be available for purchase through online and offline retail stores in the country from Saturday, August 25.
The dual-SIM (Nano) Oppo A5 runs ColorOS 5.1 based on Android 8.1 Oreo and features a 6.2-inch HD+ (720x1520 pixels) FullView display with an 19:9 aspect ratio and an 87.9 percent of screen-to-body ratio. The display panel is protected by a 2.5D curved glass panel. There is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SoC that is clocked at 1.8GHz, coupled with Adreno 506 GPU and 4GB of RAM. The smartphone has a dual rear camera setup that comprises a 13-megapixel primary sensor along with an f/2.2 aperture and a 2-megapixel secondary sensor with an f/2.4 aperture, supported by an LED flash. For selfies, there is an 8-megapixel sensor is available with an f/2.2 aperture. The frontal sensor features Oppo's Beauty Technology 2.0 that is capable of recognising 296 facial points.
For storing content, the Oppo A5 has 32GB of onboard storage that is expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB). In terms of connectivity, the Oppo A5 has 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The smartphone also packs a 4,230mAh battery and measures 156.2x75.6x8.2mm.