OPPO, the Selfie Expert & Leader has unveiled its latest premium model the “F5”, in a huge event at Radisson Blue hotel, Nairobi .The device is OPPO’s first Full HD+ (2160×1080) with a Full Screen display in Kenya, featuring the groundbreaking A.I. Beauty Recognition Technology – a technology designed to personalize beautification for subjects according to the facial feature and the surrounding environment to give the best Selfie experience ever and help to “Capture the Real You.” Aiming to drive the Full Screen trend across Kenya.
In a breathtaking atmosphere, guests enjoyed the new Selfie Expert & Leader model where they took a glimpse in its unique design and test the A.I. beauty recognition technology where they were able to take cool Selfies and share outstanding moments with each other.
Priced at 31,990 Ksh, the OPPO F5 will go on sale from November 28th and will
be available both online and offline. Two other models were also announced at the
launch event, the F5 6GB edition and the F5 Youth to give OPPO fans and the
youth more choices to suit their needs and budget. These two variants will be
available in Kenya soon.
On this occasion, OPPO Kenya Brand Manager, Mr. Jesse Wu stated “Our focus
has always been on bringing the best photography and Selfie experience to
the Kenyan consumers. We have been leading the Selfie with our Selfie
Expert F series for which we have received immense response, especially
from the youth. With the launch of F5 that offers the first A.I. Beauty
Recognition Technology, we are confident of going further ahead in this
journey. Thus, the new brand slogan, The Selfie Expert and Leader, truly
represents our ambition to continue being the leader”.
OPPO F5 is the first smart phone to bring Artificial Intelligence into selfie feature in
Kenya. A technology that identifies shapes and facial structures based on a global
database emulating skills that help selfies look more real and natural.
The device comes installed with a 20MP front camera with an ultra-sensitive F2.0
aperture and 1/2.8” sensor. Both features allowing the camera to gain more
information to produce better images with less noise in low light conditions. The
front-camera Portrait mode also applies a Bokeh effect to the background, creating
better gradation and making subject the focus of the selfie shot, every time.
For the rear camera, the 16MP is excellent for all day and night shots. Along with
the F1.8 aperture in the back camera performing brilliantly for brighter and more
precise shots in darker settings.
The F5 will be OPPO’s first 6.0-inch FHD+ Full Screen display device, giving the
user a vivid visual enjoyment without the need to increase the size of the phone. It
features a high-resolution 2160 x 1080 dpi screen with 18:9 aspect ratio. F5 is also
the first phone equipped with FHD+ Full Screen display in its price segment.
The device comes with Facial Unlock, the new face recognition technology that
will recognize its user and unlock the phone. If the user prefers to use the
fingerprint unlock function, the fingerprint reader is now on the back of the phone,
giving way to a full front screen.
OPPO’s Color OS 3.2, together with 4G RAM + 32GB ROM memory gives the
operating system a much smoother user experience. A triple slot tray supports
two Nano cards and one TF card simultaneously. The Octa-core CPU processor
uses less energy, produces less heat while giving a higher performance speed.
It also packs a 3200Ah battery and the Continuous Optimizing technology which
manages the apps running on the device, allowing the user up to 12 hours of
The device also has some special features for the consumers such as Game
acceleration specially targeting gamers. This feature will offer a smoother game
experience apart from optimizing the game display configuration to fully utilize
hardware resource, This will also ensure minimal disturbance while gaming with
incoming calls being shown in the form of a banner and not interrupting the game.
The O-share file sharing technology is 100 times faster than Bluetooth – 8 to 10
pictures (3MB each) can be transferred between OPPO phones within 1 second.
Another feature that will ensure you have a smooth experience is the Split Screen
feature which means easy multi-tasking – chat, listen to songs or surf social
The device has been placed on pre-order starting from 20th to 27th November
where the members of the public will be able to pre-order manually and get a preorder
gift an official Barcelona backpack and it will be officially on sale on 28th