the smartphone globally last week, Oppo
has launched the Neo 5 (2015) in India, priced at Rs. 9,990. It will be available to purchase from Monday. While the company had last week also introduced the Oppo Neo 5s
, it has not provided any details about the Neo 5s' India launch as yet.
The Oppo Neo 5 (2015)
features slightly improved specifications when compared to last year's
original Neo 5
. The handset runs Color OS 2.0.1i based on Android 4.4.2 KitKat, and is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6582 processor clubbed with Mali-400MP2 GPU. The dual-SIM dual-standby features a 4.5-inch (480x854 pixel) IPS display with a pixel density of 219ppi and Dragon Trail Glass protection. The dual-SIM smartphone supports one Micro-SIM card and another Nano-SIM.
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Sporting a 8-megapixel rear camera with a Sony IMX179 BSI sensor and a f/2.2 aperture, the Neo 5 (2015) sports a 2-megapixel front facing camera. The company is touting easy screenshot capturing with three finger swipe, screen-off gestures, Beautify 3.0 image editing mode, double exposure for overlapping two images, Pure Image 2.0+ image creation engine, and double layer metallic structure. It features 8GB of built-in storage that is expandable via microSD card (up to 32GB).
On the connectivity front, the Oppo Neo 5 (2015) includes 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPRS/ EDGE, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB, and Bluetooth. The smartphone packs a 2000mAh non-removable battery, measures in at 131.9x65.5x8mm, and weighs 135 grams.
Also introduced last week, the Oppo Neo 5s features a 4.5-inch (480x854 pixels) FWVGA IPS TFT display and sports gloved and wet touch input functionality. It is powered by a 64-bit 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 (MSM8916) processor that's coupled with an Adreno 306 GPU and 1GB of RAM.