August 26, 2015

Oppo R5s Review – Price, Improved Specifications, Pros & Cons

The Chinese Original Equipment Manufacturer ‘Oppo’ has launched a new smartphone in India today. The smartphone launched by the Oppo mobiles is R5s which is the successor to the super slim R5 that was unveiled in the year 2014. The new Oppo R5s mobile is a new model yet follows the similar design principle of its predecessor R5. Oppo R5s is an improvized version to the slimmest Oppo R5 smartphone. The latest upgraded variant, R5s has been launched in India today with improved features and specs. Here, we are presenting you the complete review of currently launched upgraded version R5s. You can get the price, complete specifications and the improvements that has been made to Oppo R5s. Just have a look!

Oppo R5s – Upgraded Variant of R5

Oppo R5s is an upgraded variant or improved version of Oppo R5 which was released last year. Oppo R5 is the Super Slim smartphone unveiled by the Chinese manufacturers. The previous handset had a premium metal body along with striking aesthetics and ultra-thin design of having razor-sharp 4.85 mm body. But, there were some drawbacks in the Super Slim R5 that it had poor battery life, average camera experience, and also traced out few software bugs. By rectifying the above mentioned flaws, the Oppo Manufacturers have launched R5s with some improvements. R5s is considered as the second version of R5 or it can be regarded as the upgraded varaint to the Super Slim R5.

Oppo R5s Review

Improvements for this Oppo R5s have been made in two areas- One is RAM is bumped from 2GB to 3GB and the other is Internal Storage which is now doubled from 16 GB to 32 GB. These are the two major areas that are changed and everything else remains unchanged to visually captivating it as a successor of R5.

Oppo R5s – Price

The Oppo R5s phone is available now in India from today and is priced at Rs 15,200 (EUR 199  as per the European price listing). The premium R5s is highly affordable smartphone which is capable of making multitasking as it has 3 GB of RAM. It has massive storage space of 32 GB which is pretty much enough for all your favorite applications and games.

Specifications of Oppo R5s – Slimmest Smartphone

Oppo R5s is an improved version of R5 and the improvements for this new version have been made only in two areas. Here are the complete specifications of the Slimmest smartphone Oppo R5s.

Thickness: R5s is the most slimmest smartphone which is only 4.85mm thick and it weighs 155 gram..

RAM: This is the area where improvements have been made for this smart device. This upgraded variant has 3GB RAM, which is bumped from 2GB of RAM available in the R5.

Internal Storage: This is the other improved specification in which the internal storage has been doubled from 16 GB to 32 GB.

Display: The Oppo R5s sports a 5.2-inch (1920×1080) FHD AMOLED  with 423ppi display.

Processor: The improved version, R5s is powered with an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon Processor 615 SoC clocked at 1.5GHz .

Battery: The Oppo R5s is powered with a 2000mAh battery with VOOC flash charge. VOOC charging technology helps to get a 75% charge in 30 minutes.

Camera: The handset is packed with 13MP rear shooter with Sony Exmor IMX214 BSI sensor and LED flash along with a 5MP front shooter.

Connectivity: In terms of connectivity, the smartphone supports the following connectivity option:

  • 4G
  • 3G
  • Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • GPS

Operating System: The R5s runs on Oppo’s own ColorOS 2.0 UI, which is based of Android 4.4.4 Kitkat.

Color: The device is exclusively available in a Grey color scheme.

Pros of Oppo R5s

  • Increased RAM
  • Huge Internal Storage Space
  • Ultra-thin Design which is very handy
  • Good Connectivity Options

Cons of Oppo R5s

  • It runs on its own OS based on old Android Kikat version.
  • Oppo R5s doesn’t support US LTE bands.

These are the complete specification details, price, pros and cons of Oppo R5s, an upgraded variant of Oppo R5.

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Imran Uddin

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