NEW DELHI: China headquartered smart devices maker Oppo is all set to launch one of the slimmest smartphones the R5. According to the company, the smartphone that procedures 4.85mm in width, is likely to be cost in the assortment of Rs 25,000 and Rs 30,000 and will be available later this month. The phone was launched in late-October at $499.
Powered by a 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 octa core 64bit processor, Adreno 405 GPU and 2GB RAM, the phone sports a 5.2-inch full-HD AMOLED display. It comes with 16GB internal storage but doesn’t feature a microSD card slot.
The phone sports a 13MP rear camera with Sony Exmor IMX214 BSI sensor and a 5MP front facing camera with 83degree wide angle lens. It runs Color OS 2.0, based on Android 4.4 and has a 2000mAh battery. The phone feature Oppo’s VOOC charging technology to get a 75% charge in 30 minutes.
In terms of connectivity options, the phone features 4G LTE (including Indian 4G bands), 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS.
Op R5 also doesn’t feature a 3.5mm audio jack but the company ships a USB-to-3.5mm audio adaptor with the phone.
Oppo claims that the phone’s micro-arc frame is made from higher-strength stainless steel instead of the commonly used aluminium alloy to create a more rugged and durable frame.
The R5 was the world’s slimmest smartphone prior to Vivo’s unveiling of the X5Max, a smartphone that measures just 4.75mm in thickness. The Vivo X5Max has been launched in the Chinese market and will make its India debut on December 15.
ivo X5Max sports an aluminium frame and features a 5-inch full-HD (1080x1920p) Super AMOLED display. Powered by a 64 bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 octal core chip (1.7GHz Cortex-A53 quad core + 1GHz Cortex-A53 quad core) and 2GB RAM, the phone has 16GB internal storage expandable up to 128GB via microSD card.
It runs Android 4.4 KitKat with Vivo’s custom skin, FuntouchOS running on top. In terms of connectivity, the dual-sim phone supports 3G, 4G (including TDD-LTE, Indian 4G bands), Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS.
Vivo X5Max features a 5MP f/2.4 front-facing camera and a 13MP rear camera. It comes with a 2,000mAh battery. Unlike the Oppo R5, the X5Max does feature a 3.5mm audio jack.