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Oppo K5

Oppo K5
$328
Brand: OPPO
Category: Phones
  • Display 6.4-inch 1080 x 2340 pixels Full-HD+ display
  • Camera 48 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP Main/ 16 MP front
  • Storage 128/256 GB
  • RAM 6/8 GB
  • CPU Octa-core 2.2 GHz, Snapdragon 730G
  • OS Android 9.0 (Pie); ColorOS v6

Our Rating

The review rating is based on accessment of the device by experts, and opinions of trusted YouTube reviewers.

9.2
  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 9 / 10
  • Camera Quality 9 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 10 / 10

Overview

The Oppo K5 is a mid-range to higher end smartphone from Oppo Mobile. The device is very similar to the Realme X2, and run on same processor used in the standard Reno 2 mobile phone. It has a 6.4-inch Full-HD+ display with 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution, and a notch above the screen, which houses the selfies sensor.

Specification wise, the K5 run on the the Snapdragon 730G SoC, an 8nm octa-core CPU clocked at 2.2GHz, along with Adreno 618 GPU, 6/8 GB RAM and 128/256 GB internal storage. If you ran out storage, you could still attache additional 256GB via microSD card.

The device packs a quad rear camera setup of 48-megapixel main sensor, 8-megapixel Wide-angle lens, a 2-megapixel macro sensor and 2-megapixel depth sensor, couple with a single LED flash. For selfie, there is a single 32-megapixel sensor to cater for your selfie and video chats. 

Security wise, there’s an in-screen fingerprint scanner and AI FaceID along with other Android locks. It also supports dual nano-SIMs with 4G LTE network on both SIMs, a 4000mAh battery with OPPO’s latest 30W VOOC fast charging, and the Android Pie, underneath Color OS v6 out of the box, with a promised upgrade to Android 10.0. Other key specifications of the Oppo K5 are detailed in the table below.

Full Specifications

NETWORK

Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA
3G Network Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 2100
4G Network Bands LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
5G Network Bands Does not have support for 5G Network
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps

LAUNCH

Also Known As -
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BODY

Dimensions 158.7 x 75.2 x 8.6 mm (6.25 x 2.96 x 0.34 in)
Weight 183 g (6.46 oz)
Build Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), plastic frame
SIM Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY

Display Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.4 inches, 101.0 cm2 (~84.7% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~402 ppi density)

PLATFORM

Operating System Android 9.0 (Pie), planned upgrade to Android 10.0; ColorOS 6
Chipset Qualcomm SDM730 Snapdragon 730G (8 nm)
CPU Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Kryo 470 Gold & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 470 Silver)
GPU Qualcomm Adreno 618

MEMORY

RAM + ROM 6/8 GB
Card Slot Yes, up to 256 GB via microSD card (uses dedicated slot)

MAIN CAMERA

Camera Type Quadruple Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) 48 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP Main camera
Camera Features Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Flash type - Quad LED
5-element lens
Second sensor: 8 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/4", 1.12µm
Third Sensor: 2 MP, f/2.4, 1/5", 1.75µm (dedicated macro camera)
Fourth Sensor: 2 MP, f/2.4, 1/5", 1.75µm, depth sensor
Video Resolution 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps

SELFIE CAMERA

Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 16-megapixel
Camera Features FaceID,
HDR,
6-level AI face Beauty
Punch hole
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes
Speaker Location Chin, below display
Audio Jack Type Yes, 3.5mm audio jack

CONNECTIVITY

Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
NFC
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
FM Radio Yes, FM Radio

BATTERY

Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery
Wireless Charging No
Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower. Up to 28 hours
Stand-by Up to 480 hours

OTHER FEATURES

Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Box Contents Charging Brick / USB cable

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