On the face of it, the Oppo F5 offers quite a bang for the buck. K Madhavan Pillai reports.
Cerulean blues happen to be some of my favourite tones, and just as difficult to reproduce in print. When I saw the mettalic cerulean sheen of the Oppo F5, and its equally interesting, rubberised, velvet-lined well-fitted hardcover (my biggest gripe with newer phones... they tend to slip), I decided to see what else it offered.
All the Bells and Whistles
At price ranges Rs. 15,000 and above, one begins to expect a performance oriented device. In this, the Oppo F5 is quite exemplary. The 4GB /32GB version that
I tested (Rs. 19,990) had a large bunch of features, including face recognition unlocking, fingerprint sensor and a camera that can be accessed simply by drawing an ‘O’ on the 6-inch FHD+ near bezelless touchscreen at sleep. All of these work either flawlessly, or as well as one expects it to, and the phone is quick and responsive with no lags. It has an impressive battery life.
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