Oppo A5 is the newest smartphone from the Chinese manufacturer, it is the newest instalment to the A series. The A5 boasts trendy features like the Face ID feature and a notch display.
It has a roughy rear texture that looks like the Realme 1 smartphone that was introduced as a shade to Xiaomi’s Redmi series. Internally, the A5 has 64GB storage and 4GB of RAM. Lets meet the A5.
Oppo A5 Key Specs and Features
・6.2-inch HD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1520 x 720 pixels
・Android 8.1 Oreo with 4GB RAM
・Octa-Core 1.8GHz Snapdragon 450
・64GB built-in storage
・13MP + 2MP rear camera and 8MP front camera
・4230mAh non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Oppo A5 Design and Display
The A5 was designed with a nano-scale microcrystalline technology, this gives a dazzling illusion at the rear just like the Realme 1. The lines are just absolutely stunning and breathtaking.
It has no fingerprint scanner, so you have to depend on the Face ID feature for biometric access. The dual rear shooters and LED flash are at the top vertically, as it measures 8.2mm in thickness and available in Blue and Pink colours.
Just like the most mid-range smartphone from Oppo, the A5 comes with the trending notched screen. However, the notch is super minimal and small, while the bottom chin is obviously thick as expected.
The 6.2-inch HD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen is pretty basic. It boasts 1520 x 720 pixels in resolution and 271 pixels per inch density, delivering clear visuals. The screen stretches up to 81.2% screen-to-body ratio as well.
Hardware and Software
The device is powered by the Snapdragon 450 chip from Qualcomm. It’s built on a leading-edge 14nm process technology and comes with an octa-core processor clocking at 1.8GHz max. In the graphics department, the Adreno 506 graphics processor takes charge.
There’s a standard 4GB of RAM for multitasking, this reaches a fast memory speed of over 1GHz as well. In the storage department, it has 64GB space and you can expand up to 256GB with a memory card. It runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with Color OS 5.0.
In terms of photography, it has dual 13MP + 2MP shooters. The 13MP primary sensor has f/2.2 aperture, while the 2MP telephoto has f/2.4 aperture for portrait shots. There is an 8MP front-facing camera with f/2.2 aperture, AI beautify feature and Face ID support.
Network and Connectivity
The A5 supports dual 4G VoLTE connectivity and accommodates dual Nano SIMs. It also has support for Bluetooth 4.2, 3.5mm jack, USB port, OTG, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Hotspot and A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS.
The Oppo A5 is powered by a non-removable Li-Ion 4230mAh battery with fast charging technology.
Price and Availability
Oppo A5 will be available on shopping stores from August, starting from $249 to $299, that’s about (N85,000 – N100,000).
Full Specification Of Oppo A5
・Announced: July, 2018
・Status: Available. July, 2018
・Network Technology: GSM / WCDMA / LTE
・3G Support: WCDMA: B1 2100MHz / B8 900 MHz
・4G Support: LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
・Number of SIM Card: 2 (Nano + Nano)
・Dual SIM Support: Yes
・Material Type: Nano-scale Microcrystalline Technology
・Dimensions: 156.2 x 75.6 x 8.2 mm
・Colour: Blue, Pink
・Screen Type: HD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
・Resolution: 1520 x 720 pixels
・Pixel Density: 271ppi
・Screen to Body Ratio: 81.2%
・Operating system: Android 8.1 Oreo
・Processor: Octa-core 1.8GHz
・Chipset type: Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450
・Graphics Processing Unit: Adreno 506
・Memory Card Slot: Yes, up to 256GB
・Internal storage: 64GB
・Back Camera: 13MP + 2MP
・Front Camera: 8MP
・Back Flash: Yes, LED
・Front Flash: No
・WiFi Hotspot: Yes
・Fingerprint Sensor: No
・Sensors: accelerometer, proximity, ambient light, compass
・3.5mm Audio Jack: Yes
・Standby Time: –
・Fast Charging: Yes