Chinese smartphone manufacturer OPPO is geared up for the launch of the OPPO A5 in its home market. Today the Oppo A5 (OPPO PBAM00) made an appearance in China telecom website with full specifications, renders, price and release date. China Telecom is one of China’s largest carriers, which makes this info next to official. The device was also spotted in TENAA last week revealing some key specs. The smartphone feels quite similar to the RealMe 1 smartphone launched in India expect some small differences like dual cameras.
As per China telecom listing, the OPPO A5 features a 6.2 inches display with a resolution of HD+ (1520 x 720 pixels). Under the hood, it is powered by a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 chipset clocked at 1.8 GHz coupled with 4 GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage which is further expandable by a microSD card.
In the optics department, the device sports a dual camera setup at the rear stacked in a horizontal position in the top left the corner. It has a 13 MP primary and a 2 MP secondary camera sensor for depth sensing. On the front, it offers an 8 MP camera for selfies and video calling. The front camera comes with AI Beauty 2.0 for enhancing selfies.
It runs on ColorOS 5.0 built on top of Android 8.1 Oreo and is backed by a massive 4,100 mAh battery. Connectivity options include 4G LTE, VoLTE, dual-SIM, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and more. There is no fingerprint sensor which means it will have support for Face Unlocking.
The OPPO A5 is available in Mirror Blue, Mirror Powder, Mirror Red colour options and comes at a price tag of 1,499 Yuan (Rs 15,500 approx) putting it against the likes of Xiaomi Redmi 5 Pro, Honor 7X. The device will be released on July 5, and it will be sold via Tianyi Telcom Terminals. Currently, there is no word about the launch outside Chinese markets.