OPPO launches F5 in India with AI tech for better selfies

Oppo F5 with 20-megapixel selfie camera set to launch in India today Specs expected price

Oppo F5 with 20-megapixel selfie camera set to launch in India today Specs expected price

Chinese smartphone maker Oppo today launched its latest device in India, the Oppo F5 at an event in Mumbai.

Oppo F5 price in India starts at Rs. 19,990, for the 4GB RAM and 32GB inbuilt storage variant, which will be available in a Gold and Black edition.

The Oppo F5 comes in two variants in India. OPPO has worked on the software aspect to offer a beauty mode with artificial intelligence (AI) - the phone will automatically improve various facial aspects (eyes, nose, jawbone etc.) to give the best possible selfie results. What has changed is the technology driving the 20MP front camera.

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The same camera is capable of capturing bokeh shots even though it is only a single camera unit.

Alongside the F5, the company also announced the Oppo F5 Youth with a 6-inch display and AI beautification features, which will be launched in India in December, but no other details of the smartphone are available at the moment.

Oppo F5 will be sold exclusively via Flipkart, and the e-commerce platform recently posted a teaser suggesting the smartphone could be available for purchase soon after the official launch. Hence with the collaboration between OPPO and Garena, customers will get free "Joker" character in the MOBA game AOV (Arena of Valor). The Oppo F5 6GB variant will go on sale from December 2, 2017. Make sure to stay tuned on TechNave for upcoming news. The device features a 6 inch full HD+ IPS LCD display with a 2.5D Curved Corning Gorilla Glass 5.

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As far as specifications are concerned, the new Oppo F5 comes equipped with a huge 6-inch Full HD+ display with a screen resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels and a scratch resistance 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection on top. The rear camera has 16MP sensor with LED flash and f/1.8 aperture.

The fashionable Oppo smartphone concentrates on selfies and highlights an approximately bezel-less design, facial identification also a huge 20MP front-facing camera with AI identification technology. On the battery front, the Oppo F5 comes packed with a decent 3,200mAh non-removable battery with fast charging technology support. The F5 runs Android 7.1 Nougat out-of-the-box with ColorOS 3.2 on top of it. It features 3 card slots that include two SIM card slots and the third one an external memory card. The internal storage on the phone can be expanded up to 256 GB using a microSD card. The phone measures 156.5 x 76 x 7.5mm and weighs about 152 grams. Connectivity is taken care with 4G, VoLTE, WiFi ac, Bluetooth 4.2 and Global Positioning System.

This phone has unibody metal design and comes in Gold and Black colors.

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