OPPO R5 World’s Slimmest Smartphone Now Available in India At Rs 29,990
The OPPO R5 measures just 4.85mm around the waist”
As expected, OPPO has finally launched its super-thin Android smartphone, the OPPO R5 India for Rs 29,990. The R5 held the previous record of being the world’s slimmest smartphone, measuring 4.85mm around the waist. The R5 will be available to pre-order in the country starting January 2015. The OPPO R5 is constructed out of a reinforced stainless steel micro-arc frame. The device lacks a 3.5mm audio jack and offers music playback via a micro-USB to 3.5mm audio jack adapter instead. It also comes bundled with a wireless O-Music accessory for audio playback. Coming to the other features, the OPPO R5 flaunts a 5.2-inch full HD AMOLED display with a 423ppi pixel density. The processor ticking under the hood is a 64-bit 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 octa-core CPU, working in tandem with an Adreno 405 GPU, and 2GB of RAM. Photography is handled by an autofocus 13MP rear camera with a Sony Exmor IMX214 BSI sensor and an LED flash, and a 5MP front-facing shooter with an 83 wide-angle lens. Both cameras feature f/2.0 aperture.
The R5 runs OPPO’s ColorOS 2.0.1 based on Android 4.4 KitKat, and features 16GB of internal memory (non-expandable). Connectivity features on board are 4G LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.0, and a-GPS. It sips power from a 2,000mAh battery, and is equipped with OPPO’s VOOC rapid charging system that charges the phone up to 75 percent in under 30 minutes. The OPPO R5 will be up against the vivo X5Maxfirst impressions), currently the thinnest smartphone in the world with a thickness of 4.75mm. It was launched in India earlier this month for Rs 32,980.