The Oppo A5 (2020) has all the flagship smartphone features users want in a budget-friendly price point. The display screen is 89% screen-to-body ratio which is great for video watching and gameplay. The battery is larger than other smartphones in the same price range and it has an extensive memory capacity for fast processing performance.
Pros & Cons
Long battery life
Large memory storage unit
Rear-mounted fingerprint reader
No fast charging technology is outdated
Not a Full HD Display
Design & Display
The 6.5 inches water-drop notch display screen has updated High Definition Plus resolution that has great colour contrast, clarity and capable of perfect visuals with fast speed internet. The special Sunlight Screen will act as an anti-glare making it easy to use the phone in daylight settings. The phone chassis has a 3D ergonomic design that is comfortable to hold with a good grip. The thin body of the phone looks sleek and modern. The Oppo A5 comes in colours Mirror Black and Dazzling White with glossy glass finish on the back cover of the phone.
The Snapdragon 665 chipset can feel like a dated model when compared to flagship premium smartphones but this mid-range chipset can perform smoothly under extensive web browsing, multitasking and gameplay. With the Game Boost 2.0, Frame Boost and Touch Boost, seamless intensive gameplay can be achieved with highly responsive gaming that will satisfy beginner as well as experienced gamers.
The Oppo A4 has a larger RAM capacity when compared to other phones in the same range. The 4GB RAM paired with 128GB of internal storage will be able to store thousands of photographs and videos, download data faster as compared to 2GB or 3GB RAM sets. The video streaming will be smooth and downloading music, data files and videos will feel easy. The 3-Card slot has dual sim support and a MicroSD slot that can expand the internal storage up to 256 gigabytes. With the upgraded memory, the Oppo A5 will be able to handle intensive gameplay, 4K video streaming and other heavy processing tasks like video editing.
The great quality camera in Oppo smartphones makes them a great budget value series. With an ultra-wide quad-camera setup along with an updated Ultra Night Mode, the primary camera can deliver perfect photography captures. The rear camera has a primary sensor of 12 megapixels, the secondary sensor of 8 megapixels and the third-fourth sensor is 2 megapixels each, together with these five cameras lens setup deliver crisp and clear photographs. The front camera is a single lens with a lower resolution of 8MP that can be enhanced with the Artificial Intelligence Beautification features that can customise portraits and adjust any element of the subject.
The video recording has an essential feature of perfect shooting that is Video Stability. Using the EIS (Electronic Image Stabilization) in combination with the intelligent motion technology and an internal gyroscope, the A5 can record a shake-free action video. Now users can capture their favourite moments while walking, running and recording live-action sports.
The 5000 MAH battery is larger than most other smartphones that can deliver several hours of uninterrupted power supply to the phone. The Reverse Charging Capability will allow users to charge other third-party devices like headphones to maximise the use of their large phone battery.
A5 has the popular Oppo's rear-mounted fingerprint reader that provides full protection to the important data inside the phone in the case of misplacement or theft. The phone comes with all the essential connectivity features such as Wifi- Bluetooth, GPS and FM Radio.
Audio & Video Call Time
The Dolby Atmos® and Dual Stereo Speakers make the Oppo A5 a great phone to listen to music or watch Youtube and Netflix TV streaming video content. The sound quality is excellent and users will be able to enjoy high-speed video conferencing and call time.