Spark partners with OPPO to bring AX5s Smartphone for New Zealanders

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New partnership sees immersive experiences without the price tag. 
OPPO’s new AX5s is available exclusively at Spark stores for just $299 NZD.

OPPO has announced the launch of its latest smartphone, the AX5s. The device is available exclusively through Spark marking the beginning of a new partnership.

Boasting a stylish design, long-lasting battery life, and dual rear cameras, the AX5s is the perfect travel companion for price savvy Kiwis looking to capture every moment. It also features OPPO’s unique waterdrop screen, ensuring a fully immersive viewing experience through its near-full screen display.

Managing Director at OPPO New Zealand, Kevin Cho said, “We understand smartphones can be an expensive purchase and at times a luxury not everyone can afford. With the AX5s we’ve taken many of the latest innovations found in our flagship devices and packed them into this device. Ultimately, we want our technology to be accessible to every Kiwi and the AX5s helps to make this a reality.”

Spark’s Mobile Lead, Renee Mateparae, said “OPPO is renowned for delivering high quality, reliable devices and is receiving excellent feedback from consumers overseas.”

“Spark is pleased to have recently become an official retailer of OPPO’s AX5s and we are looking forward to launching more great devices into the New Zealand market together,” said Mateparae.

Stylish mirror exterior with a waterdrop screen

What better way to enjoy an unparalleled immersive experience, than with an enormous 6.2-inch LCD waterdrop screen boasting a 19:9 aspect ratio with 1520×720-pixel resolution. Thanks to relentless innovation in both technology and manufacturing, an earpiece, camera, and light sensor have all been integrated into the waterdrop positioned at the top of the screen. This makes the 89.35% screen-to-body ratio possible, creating a display perfectly structured for gaming, entertainment and web-browsing.

Play stronger and longer with a 4230mAh battery and 3GB RAM
Powered by a 4230mAh large-capacity battery, the AX5s supports up to 13.5 hours of video playback, thanks to an AI algorithm optimisation and a low power-consumption MTK6765 processor. Its 2.3GHz CPU and 3GB RAM enables multiple applications to run seamlessly at the same time, eliminating all possibilities of freezing.

Capture every angle with 13MP dual rear cameras and 8MP front beauty camera

OPPO devices are known for their exceptional camera performance and the AX5s is no exception. It sports an 8MP front facing camera with F2.0 aperture and 13MP+2PM dual rear cameras for crystal clear image capture. Thanks to AI and big data technologies, the front camera offers more natural and personalised beautification options, delivering stunning selfies in a flash. The smartphone’s rear cameras produce high-quality portraits by blurring the background to help users stand out in their photos. The primary camera uses a 5P lens to precisely control the light path, creating a sharper image. Paired with AI beautification technology, portraits are now more eye-catching than ever before.

Meanwhile, the multi-frame anti-shake technology ensures a smoother, more stable video shooting experience. The AX5s also supports AR stickers that respond to facial movements, as well as foreground and music stickers, opening up a more dynamic and engaging photo experience for everyone.

Making life smarter and more efficient with ColorOS 5.2.1
The AX5s runs on the streamlined and striking ColorOS 5.2.1. With new features such as Smart Bar, Smart Scan, Music on Display, Video Editing, and more, the AX5s provides unique entertainment options and user experiences. In particular, Smart Scan and Smart Bar are two stand-out functions. Smart Scan reads business cards to easily transform paper business cards into electronic ones. It also supports scan and image translation, providing invaluable assistance when traveling abroad.

More so, Smart Scan can convert images into editable text, allowing users to seamlessly work between formats. Meanwhile, Smart Bar is a productivity tool that allows users to quickly switch between applications, conveniently reply to text messages, and transfer files while playing games or watching videos. It also supports multiple shortcut tools, such as cutting and screen recording, making life and work more efficient.