Oppo F5 strives to make selfies cooler with AI

Allan Goodman
November 3, 2017

The F5 Youth will be launched in India in December, but no other details of the smartphone are available at the moment. The F5 comes with facial recognition technology, which helps users unlock the phone as quickly as the fingerprint scanner, but the technology's reliability is questionable when compared to the fingerprint ID. The brand's also announced a mysterious new F5 Youth edition of the handset, but that'll be launched in December.

Oppo, the Chinese Smartphone maker is all set to launch Oppo F5 smartphone in India.

The OPPO F5 is avalaible to pre-order for RM1298 starting from today 2nd November 2017 to 10th November 2017 at all OPPO Malaysia retail store and OPPO's e-commerce partners site such as Lazada, 11street, Shopee and others.

The Oppo F5 was originally unveiled in Phillippines on October 26. It comes in two variants of 4GB RAM with 32GB storage and 6GB RAM with 64GB of internal storage.

Coming to the specifications of the Oppo F5 smartphone, the smartphone has a display of 6 inches. The smartphone also boasts a 6-inch TFT display alongside a full-HD+ screen resolution of a great 1080×2160 pixels. It also captures the selfie with bokeh effect.

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The most innovative feature of the Oppo F5 is that it now comes with AI beauty technology for your selfies.

Thanks to the 18:9 display on the front, the Oppo F5 has a fingerprint sensor on the back. At the back is a 16-megapixel rear camera with an f/1.8 aperture and LED flash. This phone runs on Android 7.1 Nougat with layer of Color OS 3.2.

The fashionable Oppo smartphone concentrates on selfies and highlights an approximately bezel-less design, facial identification also a huge 20MP front-facing camera with AI identification technology. The A.I. Beauty Recognition technology uses artificial intelligence to recognise skin tone and type, gender and age of all subjects within an image by scanning more than 200 facial recognition spots and learns facial features unique to each subject, regardless of the angle or lighting. This is Dual SIM phone with dedicated slot for microSD card.

Connectivity features of the phone include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2 and GPS + GLONASS. The 4GB RAM variant of the phone will be available in two colours - gold and black and the 6GB RAM version will be available in red and black. It packs 3200mAh battery. Dimension wise, the handset measures 156.5 x 76 x 7.5 mm and weighs 152 grams.

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