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OPPO Launches F5,Selfie Expert with a 6-inch Full Screen and the Groundbreaking A.I. Beauty Recognition Technology


Nairobi, Nov. 20thOPPO, 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+ (2160x1080) 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 environmentto 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 continuous use.

The device also has some special features for the consumers such as Game acceleration specially targetinggamers. 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 media. 

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 pre-order gift an official Barcelona backpack and it will be officially on sale on 28th November.