It seems war of slimmest smartphone is soon going to hit Indian market, last moth Gionee has launched its slimmest smartphone, the ELIFE S5.1 which was once the slimmest smartphone of the world, soon Oppo R5 took this crown and then this title is shifted to Vivo X5Max. Vivo is all set to launch world’s slimmest smartphone, the Vivo X5Max in India on 15 December and now Oppo has said that R5 will hit Indian market by the end of this month and it will be priced somewhere between Rs. 25k to Rs. 30K.
If Oppo price under Rs. 30K then it might have price advantage as we are expecting Vivo X5Max to cross 30K mark in terms of price, however the Gionee ELIFE S5.1 is already available at 18999.
Just to recap specs, Oppo R5 comes with 5.2 inch full HD AMOLED display screen, under the hood its powered by a big.LITTLE configuration based 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor (1.7 GHz Quad Core + 1 GHz Quad Core) which is paired by 2GB of RAM and Adreno 405 GPU.
At back it has a 13MP Sony IMX214 snapper at the rear along with a 5MP front facing camera. It houses a 2,000mAh battery and it also supports VOOC rapid charging technology which can charge your device from zero to 70 percent in just 30 minutes.
Oppo has said that metallic frame of each Oppo R5 has been polished individually to take away the tiny machining marks which were left in production process. Oppo has also introduced Cool Element, as Oppo R5 is very thin so heating can be an issue on it, so to solve company has introduced this technology which take out heat from the device.