OPPO F5 Sidharth Limited Edition Review

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Glossy Blue Smart Luxury – Carries Great Performance

The OPPO F5 was launched in India in November 2017. Now, the company has gone ahead and launched a special edition variant of the device – the OPPO F5 Sidharth Limited Edition. Yes, you are right – this smartphone has been launched in collaboration with OPPO’s brand ambassador, actor Sidharth Malhotra.

Big Highlights

The Oppo F5 comes with 6-inch 18:9 screen with narrow borders

Battery life is extremely good and both the cameras perform really well

This is billed as an intelligent device and comes with an AI-powered beautification mode in the camera app

This new variant comes with a glossy blue back panel, which reflects light in vertical streaks. Apart from the new colour, the smartphone is identical to the original F5.

This smartphone features a large 6-inch FHD+ display with as aspect ratio of 18:9. This device is powered by a MediaTek MT6763T SoC, coupled with 4GB of RAM, 32GB of expandable storage and a 3,200mAh battery.

The big highlight of this special edition F5 is its advanced Beauty AI Recognition Technology. It gets a 20MP selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture, coupled with a 16MP f/1.8 primary snapper. In terms of software, the phone comes packed with Color OS 3.2, built on top of Android Nougat.

As a brand – OPPO has always been listening to its customers and offering them with special features – delivering a unique fashionably first design language. OPPO F5 takes this language to the next level.
OPPO has also quite uniquely focused its efforts towards catching the eyeballs of youth and offers its customers with unique experiences.

When it comes to design, the OPPO F5 Sidharth Limited Edition – carries a unique blend of innovation and technology. While reviewing this device, we found it extremely stylish and fun at the same time.
The OPPO F5 Sidharth Limited Edition is priced the same as the regular variant at INR 19,990.

Design Elements

The Oppo F5 is reasonably thin at 7.5mm, and weight of this device is also quite manageable – sitting at just 152g. The unique texture of the rear shell makes this smartphone very easy to grip. Even though, it comes under large screen size category – this one is fairly easy to use and handle.

Oppo F5 Specifications

The screen of this handset measures 6 inches diagonally and comes with 1080×2160 pixels resolution. Oppo’s custom skin is called ColorOS, and here we have version 3.2 running on top of Android 7.1. It’s one of the most expansive custom UIs.

Oppo F5 – Powerful Performance

The display of this device is very good. It’s crisp and bright, with vivid colours and delivers excellent viewing angles. As a result of this display, everything from text to movies looked great on this device.
While reviewing this we had great time, watching videos and even texting becomes fun with this smartphone. The built-in speaker of this device is impressive and delivers clear and rich audio while you play games or watch movies, videos.

The rear camera of this device is pretty good, and while reviewing this device we were quite happy with the images we were able to take both during the daylight as well as during the low light conditions in night. This device is able to deliver great details and wonderful colours come out in all our sample shots.

The primary attraction of this device comes in the form of its front camera. When it comes to selfies – faces come out very well and deliver crispy details. This device comes with AI-enhanced beautification mode – this means that F5 is smart enough to know whether the subject is a man, woman or child and apply the correct transformations to the images.

Final Verdict

OPPO F5 Sidharth Limited Edition is a wonderful device that can add a super stimulating blue dash in your life. It succeeds on multiple levels – it carries a very attractive design language, it has a large immersive screen, battery life is strong.

This device has a great camera system, and hence this is wonderful performer that can handle excellent multi-tasking capabilities as well.


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