At long last, Oppo has announced that the Find 5 smartphone will be released on January 29. It will be held in its home country, China. The date, however, for its international has not been revealed, although it is expected to happen during the first quarter of this year. Oppo has confirmed last month that the device will be made available in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Sweden, Germany, Belgium, France, Greece, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Singapore, Japan, New Zealand, Hong Kong, and Malaysia.
Chinese consumers can already place an order for the Find 5 on Oppo’s official website. The 16GB model is priced at 2,998 yuan, which is roughly US$483. Meanwhile, the price for the 32GB variant in China is still unknown.
In the United States, Oppo will sell the 16GB version of the handset for a slightly higher price of US$499. The 32GB version will set one back US$569.
International customers may also place orders on Chinese retail websites that offer worldwide shipping.
To review, the Oppo Find 5 boasts of a 5-inch IPS capactive touchscreen LCD with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels and a pixel density of 441 ppi. Said display comes with a light sensor, proximity sensor, and support for 16 million colors. It draws its power from a 2500 mAh battery.
It also packs a 1500 MHz Quad core Krait CPU and Adreno 320 graphics processor. Also onboard is 2048 MB RAM of system memory. Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean is its operating system.
On its rear, the smartphone has a 13-megapixel camera with dual LED, an aperture size of f/2.2, and features like Auto focus, Geo tagging, and High Dynamic Range mode (HDR). There is also a 1.9-megapixel camera found on its front.
All in all, its specifications show that China is capable of releasing not only budget smartphones with below par quality, but also premium handsets that can compete with other popular high-end smartphones.