OPPO launches F5 in India with AI tech for better selfies (Update: now on sale)

Update: The Oppo F5 has been released in India. The new device, which is primed for selfies thanks to a 20 MP front-facing camera, was introduced last week and is priced at ₹19,990.

It’s available in the gold color variant on Amazon.in now, while a 6 GB RAM version, costing ₹24,990, is set to go on sale further down the line in black and red. Hit the link below if you want to check it out, or head underneath for our previous coverage.

In a press event in Mumbai, OPPO launched the new OPPO F5 in India. The F5 is company’s first smartphone with full screen 18: 9 display and packs in ‘A.I. Beauty technology’ for improving your selfies.

Our focus has always been on bringing the best photography and Selfie experience to the Indian consumers. We have been leading the Selfie industry in the Indian market with our Selfie Expert F series for which we have received immense response, especially from the youth. With the launch of F5 that offers the first A.I. Beauty technology in India, we are confident of going further ahead in this journey. Thus, the new brand slogan, The Selfie Expert and Leader, truly represents our ambition to continue being the leaders in the market.

– Sky Li, Global VP, OPPO and President, OPPO India

The company claims to be the first smartphone in India to bring artificial intelligence to selfies. The technology identifies shapes and facial structures based on a global database and was developed in consultation with professional photographers and make-up artists during the R&D process.

Along with a fingerprint sensor, the F5 comes with Facial Unlock feature that uses face recognition to unlock the phone.

OPPO F5 Specifications

  • Operating System: Android 7.1 Nougat with ColorOS 3.2
  • Display: 6.0-inch Full HD+(2160 x 1080) LTPS TFT | 18:9 aspect ratio
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6763T octa-core
  • GPU: ARM Mali G71 MP2 800MHz
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • Storage: 32 GB; expandable up to 256 GB with microSD card
  • Rear Camera: 16 MP with LED flash| f/1.8 aperture
  • Front Camera: 20 MP | f/2.0 aperture
  • Battery: 3,200 mAh
  • Dimensions: 156.5 x 76 x 7.5 mm
  • Weight: 152g

The company also announced a variant with 6 GB of RAM priced at ₹24,990 and available in red and black color variants. There’s also an F5 Youth edition available in black and gold color variants. Both these devices will be available in December though.

Priced at ₹19,990 ($310), the OPPO F5 is available in gold and black color variants and will go on sale from November 9 across online and offline stores.

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