OPPO, the Selfie Expert & Leader, today unveiled the OPPO F5, the brand’s first FHD+ full screen display model in India, featuring the groundbreaking A.I. Beauty technology – a technology designed to personalize beautification for subjects on a selfie image. The A.I. Beauty technology will take selfie photography to a whole new level of quality. Priced at INR 19,990 the F5 (Gold and Black Edition) will go on sale from November 9th and will be available both online and offline. Two other models were also launched at the event, the F5 6GB edition INR 24,990 (Red and Black Edition) and the F5 Youth (Black and Gold Edition) to give OPPO fans and the youth more choices to suit their needs. These two variants will be available in December.
OPPO also announced a new brand ambassador, youth icon and Bollywood superstar– Sidharth Malhotra in addition to Deepika Padukone.
Capture the Real You.
Test the AI Beauty Technology and see its ability to overcome the major bugbears faced by users, as mentioned above. See the F5 make subtle yet natural beautification enhancements that is not “one-for-all”, avoiding female enhancements on male subjects. Compare the enhancements on the F5 against common apps downloaded from Google Play. Use different types of images to compare: adults with babies, single and couple shots, male and female subjects, whiter teeth and tired-looking faces. Compare the enhancements made for still and in-motion images. See the phone get better at making enhancements as it learns over time and additional use.
Full Screen Display
Compare the color clarity, vividness and sharpness of the 18:9, 2160 x 1080 dpi full screen with previous models. Try the Split Screen mode, running two apps at the same time on the same screen e.g. playing the Strike of Kings game with WeChat or YouTube. See how well the immersive experience is without having the Home Button or fingerprint scanner “disrupting” the front display.
Test out how quickly it recognizes the face of its registered user, with eyes open and with eyes closed. Test out the other biometric locking systems such as the fingerprint scanner, and see how fast it unlocks, compared to other competitive models.
The Enhanced OS
Test the ease and speed of transferring huge files between OPPO phones. Have multiple apps running while you are online gaming with Strike of Kings and see if there is any stagnation in gameplay. The Do Not Disturb function for gaming will display an incoming call in the form of a banner. Your gameplay will not be interrupted, while ensuring you will not miss any important calls.
Reviewers could pit the battery endurance of the F5 against other devices in the same price segment. Test and see if the phone can last for 12 hours of continuous use.
A.I. Beauty technology and camera
OPPO F5 is the first smart phone that brings Artificial Intelligence into selfie feature in India with years R&D. It identifies shapes and facial structures based on a global database. Professional photographers and make-up artists were consulted during the R&D process, resulting in the A.I. technology having the ability to emulate those professional skills that can help selfies look more real and nature.
With more than 200 facial recognition spots that reference the image against a global database of human faces to learn facial features, shapes and structures, F5 can distinguish each person’s face features from skin tone and type, gender, age and more.
After facial recognition, the AI Beauty technology will customize beautify based on one’s features from skin, eyes, lips, to face shape. The feature will also have personalization for specific subjects. For example, enhancements will not be soft or feminine for male subjects. Children or babies will not receive enhancements that make them look like adults.
OPPO F5 comes installed with a 20MP front camera with an ultra-sensitive F2.0 aperture and 1/2.8” sensor. Both features allow the camera to gain more information to produce better images with less noise in low light conditions. The front-camera Portrait mode also applies a Bokeh effect to the background, creating better gradation and making you the focus of the selfie shot, every time.
The First FHD+ Full-Screen Smartphone with streamlined design philosophy
The F5 will be OPPO’s first 6.0-inch FHD+ full-screen display device, giving the user a vivid visual enjoyment without the need to increase the size of the phone. It features a high-resolution 2160 x 1080 dpi screen with 18:9 aspect ratio. F5 is also the first phone equipped with FHD+ full screen display in its price segment.
The F5 follows OPPO’s streamlined design philosophy – the sleek unibody offers a visually slim appearance without any cut-offs, with a gracefully curved body that fits well in the palm, expressing a simple and elegant look. A user’s palm will not feel tired even after using the phone for a long time, either from playing games or chatting. The 0.4mm laser string is carved onto the phone – a delicate linear finish that adds detail to the phone body.
Facial and Fingerprint Unlock
The F5 comes with Facial Unlock, the new face recognition technology that will recognize its user and unlock the phone. If the user prefers to use the fingerprint unlock function, the fingerprint reader is now on the back of the phone, giving way to a full front screen.
Updated operating system with powerful hardware
OPPO’s Color OS 3.2, together with 4G RAM + 32GB ROM memory gives the operating system a much smoother user experience. A triple slot tray supports two Nano cards and one TF card simultaneously. The Octa-core CPU processor uses less energy, produces less heat while giving a higher performance speed (40% increased performance compared to the previous Color OS versions).
The F5 battery life is exceptional, thanks to the 3200Ah battery and the Continuous Optimizing technology which manages the apps running on the device, allowing the user up to 12 hours of continuous use (in a simulated test).
Other Unique Features – Simpler and Humanized
OPPO F5 also has some special features for the consumers such as Game Acceleration specially targeted at Gamers. This feature will offer a smoother game experience apart from optimizing the game display configuration to fully utilize hardware resource, This will also ensure minimal disturbance while gaming with incoming calls being shown in the form of a banner and not interrupting your game.
The O-share file sharing technology is 100 times faster than Bluetooth – 8 to 10 pictures (3MB each) can be transferred between OPP/O phones within 1 second.
Another feature that will ensure you have a smooth experience is the Split Screen feature which means easy multi-tasking – chat, listen to songs or surf social media.
The OPPO F5 Specifications
Weight Around 152g
Color Gold, Black, and Red [6GB version only]. Availability varies by markets
Operating System Color OS 3.2,
GPU ARM Mali G71 MP2 800MHz
RAM 4 GB
Storage 32 GB (Support micro SD card up to 256GB)
Size 6.0 inches
Resolution FHD+ (2160 by 1080 pixels)
Touchscreen Multi-touch, Capacitive Screen, Gorilla Glass 5
Support for Gloved and Wet Touch Input
Main Sensor 16-megapixel
Front sensor 20-megapixel
Aperture Rear: f/1.8
Aperture Front: f/2.0
Video Mode: 1080p/720p
SIM Card Type Dual nano-SIM, individual micro SD card
Audio Effect Dirac
Bluetooth 4.2 (O-share)
Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n, 2.4GHz, 5GHz
NFC Not available
Sensors Distance Sensor, Light Sensor, G-sensor, E-compass
OPPO prides itself as the world’s smartphone-of-choice for selfies. We’ve demonstrated this time and again through the many “firsts” we have accomplished in smartphone photography.
The F5 represents yet another of OPPO’s achievements to push smartphone photography to a new level, another first that is aimed to “Capture the Real You” – distinct, clear images, captures the real and natural beauty of every subject in the image.
The F5 will introduce OPPO’s latest breakthrough, AI Beauty technology. It is artificial intelligence technology that self-learns and recognizes the differences between skin tones and color, age, gender of subjects within an image, and makes appropriate and relevant beautification enhancements to each subject. It will differentiate male from female subjects, babies from adults, and make appropriate subtle enhancements. It will avoid “one-for-all” and unnatural enhancements such as feminine enhancements on male subjects.
The F5 will also feature OPPO’s first full-screen FHD+ display model, providing a vivid, visual enjoyment without increasing the size of the phone. The high-resolution screen will give a more immersive experience when watching videos and gaming, as well as the ability to have Split Screen – running two apps together side by side on the same screen.
These are the four key highlights of the F5.
AI Beauty Technology
The F5 captures one’s real beauty with the AI Beauty Technology. For the first time in India, OPPO is introducing Artificial Intelligence into selfie with F5. It gives a customized beauty effect, no matter which environment or who you’re taking the Selfie with. It ensures everyone in the picture looks naturally beautiful through:
– Global Portrait Database
– This technology can distinguish between faces of different people. A massive global image database of human faces was maintained to gather information and learn from specific granular facial features of different people. AI keeps learning under the guidance of photographer and make-up artist, improving its skills day by day.
– Based on learning, AI can recognize skin tones and types, gender, and ages of all subjects in the image, referencing against our massive database
– 200 facial recognition
– While clicking a selfie, AI Beauty Technology records more than 200 facial recognition spots of a face, containing various delicate facial features including your nose, cheeks or lower jaws, etc
– 50 scenes optimization
– According to a customer survey, OPPO has zeroed down on 50+ scenes in which customers usually take a selfie. It has helped us analyze the influence of Artificial Intelligence on a particular face under a different light, temperature, colour tone, to make sure that the lighting is just perfect on the face and also keeps the details intact
– Customized beautify feature
– F5’s AI Beauty technology enables customized beautification enhancements for each face identified in a group selfie.
– It is technologically advanced to provide and perform different Blemish reduction levels on male and female
– It has the ability to remove black circles but still keep details of eyes intact
– AI Beauty Recognition Technology also features some unique local upgrades
– For male consumers: The AI Beauty Technology can keep the detailed facial features like face shapes, stubble and so on.
– For female consumers: It sustains the actual colors in an image. For instance, it captures the color and details of the traditional ‘Bindi’ clearly and vividly.
– OPPO F5 comes installed with a 20MP front camera with an ultra-sensitive F2.0 aperture and 1/2.8” sensor. Both features allow the camera to gain more information to produce better images with less noise in low light conditions.
– The front-camera Portrait mode also applies a Bokeh effect to the background, creating better gradation and making you the focus of the selfie shot, every time.
– And for the rear camera, the 16MP rear camera is excellent for all day and night shots. The customized sensor IMX 398 from Sony, along with the F1.8 aperture in the back camera also performs brilliantly for brighter and more precise shots in darker settings
– Full-screen Display
6-inch FHD+ Screen with 18:9 aspect ratio and 84.2% of screen-to-body ratio provide a vivid, visual enjoyment without increasing the size of the phone.
– Color OS 3.2 for a smoother user experience
OPPO’s latest OS with 4G RAM + 32 GB memory gives the operating system a much smoother experience with file transfer speeds that is 100 times faster than Bluetooth. The Octa-core CPU processor uses less energy, producing less heat while performing better, 40% increased performance compared to previous OS.
⦁ Simple and humanized features for better user experience
Facial Unlock: Applying facial recognition technology, the F5 unlocks in just 0.4 seconds. Other options for locking the phone are also available – fingerprint scan and password protection.
Battery power: Allows for up to 12 hours of continuous use, with the ability to charge quickly.
Do Not Disturb: While gaming, incoming calls will only be alerted as a banner, giving uninterrupted gameplay
Other Key Features
Sleek Look and Design
The sleek unibody offers a visually slim appearance without any cut-offs, with a graceful curved body that fits well in the palm, expressing a simple and elegant look. A user’s palm will not feel tired even after using the phone for a long time, either playing games or chatting. Laser string is carved onto the phone – a delicate linear finish that adds detail to the phone body.
Top of the line front and rear cameras
The F5 features a 20MP front camera with an F2.0 aperture and a 16MB rear camera with F1.8 aperture. Compared with other competitors’ 13MP or 16MP camera in the same price range, the F5 has a higher resolution (2160×1080) and better photo quality. The cameras can deliver Bokeh effects and the front HDR solves any over-exposure issues. ES anti-shake DSP allows for multi-frame de-noising – removing noise from images regardless of light conditions and blurred images.
Triple-slot card tray, expansive storage
The triple-slot tray supports two Nano cards and one TF card simultaneously.
Price –4GB available for Rs. 19,990/- and 6GB for Rs.24,990/-.
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