Oppo F5 (6GB RAM, 64GB)  +1 variation

price₹ 16,999 onwards

launchNov, 2017


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  • Also pretty thin (7.5mm), and light (very manageable at 152g) - so it's easy to handle
  • The texture of the rear shell also makes this phone easy to grip
  • The fingerprint sensor on the back is surprisingly well within reach, and its slightly oblong shape means that it's hard to miss - it's also fast and accurate
  • There is also Face Unlock that works pretty well in most conditions - not quite as accurate as the iPhone X, but not far behind either in real-life conditions


  • Looks pretty good, with a beautiful, tall edge-to-edge display
  • The quality of the large display itself is very good - it's crisp and bright, with punchy colours and excellent viewing angles - everything from text to movies looks great, and you will find ourselves feeling immersed especially with video


  • Oppo's custom skin on Android, called ColorOS, is pretty expansive but also quite polished (with a lot of elements inspired by iOS
  • Bloatware is thankfully restricted to a few apps - Facebook, WPS Office and Amazon's Shopping and Prime Video apps
  • There are also useful add-on features like Clone Apps, Game Acceleration, and Gesture support


  • Good, reliable performance throughout - compares well to its main competitors like the Honor 9i and Vivo V7 Plus - and is generally similar to Snapdragon 625 in terms of performance
  • Strong connectivity suite - the Helio P23 chipset supports Dual SIM, Dual standby, as well as simultaneous VoLTE/ViLTE on both SIM slots


  • Pretty decent rear camera - does well even in low light, details come out well, and colours pop
  • Videos also come out quite sharp and smooth under different lighting conditions
  • Very good front camera too - does a very good job in most conditions, and there is also a whole new "AI-powered" selfie enhancement feature - easily one of the best selfie cameras you will get in this price bracket


  • The built-in speaker is decent, delivering generally clear and rich audio in games and videos
  • Average bundled headset


  • Good battery life - you will be able to get a day and a half of usage out of the Oppo F5 on a single charge, with moderate use
  • No support for fast charging - takes about an hour to get to 50% charge


  • On the whole, as far as phones with extra-large screens go, this one is fairly easy to use and handle, and that's a big plus that goes in its favour
  • On the whole, its a good all-round phone and comes out ahead of competition like the Vivo V7+ and Asus Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro
  • Uses the older Micro-USB port instead of the more modern Type-C standard

Expert Reviews

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  1. The Oppo F5 is a slightly boring, but nevertheless, a solid mid-range choice
    gsmarena.com in-depth Read Review »
  2. Oppo has delivered a winner with the F5...Generally, there's a level of polish that we are happy to see
    gadgets.ndtv.com in-depth Read Review »
  3. Too expensive for the internal hardware the phone sports
    digit.in in-depth Read Review »
  4. A good smartphone for those looking for a smartphone that offers a well-rounded package, including A good front camera, battery life and edge-to-edge display
    bgr.in in-depth Read Review »
  5. OPPO F5 is for those who don’t mind paying a premium for some great selfies, even if there are more well-rounded options at a lesser price in the market.
    androidauthority.com in-depth Read Review »
  6. A solid budget Android with an impressive selfie camera and ultra-wide screen
    trustedreviews.com in-depth Read Review »
  7. indiatoday.intoday.in in-depth Read Review »
  8. indianexpress.com in-depth Read Review »
  9. economictimes.indiatimes.com in-depth Read Review »
  10. ibtimes.co.in in-depth Read Review »

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Oppo F5 (6GB RAM, 64GB) Specifications

Operating System
Smartphone OSAndroid 7.1 NougatLow likelihood of getting updated to next Android version
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size6 inches
Screen Resolution1080x2160 pixels (~ 402 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • 2.5D Curved Glass
Scratch Resistant DisplayYes, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • G-sensor
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Ambient Light Sensor
Fingerprint sensorYes
Processor2.5 GHz, Octa Core, Mediatek Helio P23Ranked #30 in Mobile Procesor Benchmarks
GPUMali-G71 MP2
Internal Memory64 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 256 GB
Battery Capacity3200 mAh
Weight152 gm
Thickness7.5 mm
Camera16.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features
  • F/1.8 Aperture
  • Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF)
  • Geo-tagging
  • Touch Focus
  • Face Detection
  • HDR
  • Panorama
Secondary Camera20.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • F/2.0 Aperture
  • 1/2.8" Sensor Size
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
App StoreGoogle Play Store
Noise FiltrationYes
FM RadioYes
  • WiFi Direct
  • USB On-The-Go

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