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Oppo K5

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Oppo launched there new Oppo K5 smartphone in China, the new K-series smartphone features a four-camera setup at the back with a 64MP primary sensor. The device comes with mid-range performance features on the inside. The Oppo K5 is expected to launch in Nigeria and globally very soon.

Oppo K5 hosts enough good features such as Android 9.0 Pie out of the box with the company’s ColorOS on top, there is also a planned upgrade to Android 10 for the device which is very interesting. The K5 smartphone comes in different RAM and ROM variants, lets have a quick review of the phone and see what it has to offer.

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Oppo K5 Key features

  • OS: Android 9.0 (Pie) with ColorOS
  • SIM Type: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • 4G LTE: YES, LTE
  • Screen Size : 6.4 Inches AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Screen Resolution: 1080 x 2340 pixels (~403 ppi density)
  • Processor Type: Octa-core 2.2 GHz, Qualcomm SDM730 Snapdragon 730G (8 nm)
  • RAM: 6GB or 8GB
  • Internal Storage: 128GB or 256GB
  • External Storage: microSD, up to 256GB
  • Back / Rear Camera: 64MP + 8MP + 2MP +2MP quad cameras & dual LED Flash
  • Front Camera: 32MP with LED flash
  • Battery: 4000 mAh (non-removable)

Oppo K5 Features Overview

You can easily notice the water-drop notch screen design that the Oppo K5 comes with. The device is styled with the trendy water-drop notch display style making it more attractive to behold, The Chinese manufacturer did a great job to work this notch into the 6.4-inch screen just fine.

Oppo K5 is looking elegant with the 19:9 aspect ratio plan, making it fit even bigger screens into smaller hands. The screen resolution was left at 2340 by 1080 px with 403 pixels per-square inch which will provide quality viewing experience.

The phone is well covered by poly-carbonate material that gives the smartphone a more premium feel and look but what’s behind that well finished material?

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Oppo K5 is equipped with 6GB slapped on a 128GB ROM for maximum storage capacity, there is also an 8GB RAM and 128GB ROM version and another version that comes with 8GB RAM and 256GB ROM, the internal storage can be expanded up to 256GB using a micro SD card. The device treats you to a Qualcomm SDM730 Snapdragon 730G chipset with Octa-core 2.2 GHz processor.

The Oppo K5 phone comes with an impressive quad (four) camera setup on the back – sporting a 64MP + 8MP + 2MP +2MP quad cameras at the back for maximum exposure and depth effects. The camera system is supported by a ring flash for quality output.

For selfies, Oppo K5 uses a 32MP front camera but there is no front flash for the front camera. The device uses an on-screen fingerprint scanner for more convenient unlocking of the device and adequate security features.

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Oppo K5 is available in three different finishes; Gradient white, Gradient green and Gradient Blue colors, a non-removable 4000 mAh battery sits under the hood to keep the power going. The phone supports fast charge technology with VOOC Flash Charge 4.0.

Oppo K5 price and availability

Oppo K5 is yet to be available in both offline and online markets, price listed here is the official price but it can vary based on your location and the vendor you’re buying from. The 6GB + 128GB version of the Oppo K5 is price in Nigeria is around NGN 96,400 (roughly 268 USD), while the 8GB + 128GB variant is priced at NGN 106,500 (about 296 US), the 8GB + 256GB variant is priced at NGN126,700 (352 USD), see where to buy Oppo phones below;

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Oppo K5 Alternatives

The Oppo K5 has many great alternatives but the best alternatives of the device we can think of are some of the Infinix smartphones: Infinix Smart 3 Plus, Infinix Hot 8, Infinix S4 and some of it’s Tecno family line like Tecno Pouvoir 3 Plus, Tecno Spark 4 or Tecno Camon 12

Oppo K5 Detailed Specs

Network
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 10(1700/2100), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Status Launched: October 2019
Body
Dimensions – x – x – mm
Keyboard Touchscreen
Colors Gradient white, Gradient green and Gradient Blue colors
Cover Poly-carbonate
Display
Type – AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors – 19:9 Screen aspect ratio
Size 6.4 inches, 1080 x 2340 pixels, 403 Pixels Per-square Inch
Memory And OS
Card slot MicroSD, up to 256GB
Internal 128GB or 256GB
OS Android 9.0 (Pie) with ColorOS (Planned upgrade to Android 10)
Processors Qualcomm SDM730 Snapdragon 730G (8 nm)

Octa-core (2×2.2 GHz Kryo 470 Gold & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 470 Silver)

Adreno 618

RAM 6GB or 8GB RAM
Audio
Alert types Vibration, MIDI, MP3 ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
Audio port 3.5mm jack
Connectivity
2G YES
3G YES
4G YES
WIFI Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
Bluetooth Version 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS A-GPS
NFC NO
USB Type 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Camera
Primary 64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP Quad cameras with Dual-LED flash, panorama, HDR and AI bright features
Video 1080p@30fps
Secondary 32 MP front Camera
Battery
Capacity 4000 mAh Li-Po non-removable battery
Stand-by N/A
Talk time N/A
Music play
Other Features
Sensors Fingerprint (On-screen), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser HTML5
Java No
Miscellaneous – FM radio – MP3/AAC+/WAV/Flac player – MP4/H.264 player – Photo/video editor – Document viewer
Price
Price level 6GB + 128GB – NGN 96,400 (268 USD) | 8GB + 128GB – NGN 106,500 (296 USD) | 8GB + 256GB – NGN 126,700 (352 USD)

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