Oppo A5 smartphone was first launched in July 2018, however, Oppo mobile has announced the launch of an Upgraded Oppo A5 (2020). The A5 (2020) comes with upgraded specifications and features over it predecessor. It experience major update in areas like CPU, a quad camera setup at the back, and a larger 6.5-inch screen, which 720 x 1600 pixels resolution. According to reviews, the Oppo A5 (2020) unlike the the OPPO A5 (2018) will have the exact same SoC, screen, battery, and camera as the A9 (2020). The main difference between the two handsets will be RAM and storage
Oppo A5 (2020) Specs and Features
- 6.5 inch IPS infinity-V Display, 720 x 1600 pixels (270 ppi), 480 nits
- Octa-core Qualcomm SDM665 Snapdragon 665 (11 nm)
- Android 9.0 (Pie); ColorOS 6.0
- 3GB RAM or 4GB RAM
- 64GB / 128GB Built-in Storage, up to 256GB memory card
- 12MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP Quad Rear Camera and 8MP Front Camera
- 4G LTE (up to 400 Mbps downloads)
- Fingerprint Sensor (Rear)
- Colours – Mirror Black, Dazzling White
- 5000 mAh non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery; Power bank/Reverse charging
Design and Display
Oppo A5 2020 is a premium phone with robust sleek uni-body design and edge to edge curved plastic body. It features an aluminum frame design with Gorilla Glass 3 for screen protection thus, offering an improved durability for comfortable grip without compromising on style.
Featuring LCD IPS display panel with resolution of 720 x 1600 pixel resulting to 270ppi per density. The Oppo A5 (2020) measures a dimension of 163.6 x 75.4 x 9.1 mm, hence, the pleasant feel at hand and alluring look to the eyes.
Oppo A5 (2020) comes with the trending hole-punch design which the company called the Nano waterdrop screen. The waterdrop accommodates the front facing camera, hence, providing user the almost bezel-less screen.
Thanks to the bezel-less screen Oppo A5 (2020) features an edge-to-edge look with a screen-to-body ratio of 83.7% which allows the display to stretches from top to bottom. The phone pixels spilled over the curved edges at the sides, giving the perfect full screen display smartphone.
Oppo A5 (2020) features a 6.5-inch IPS LCD display with 20:9 aspect ratio. This screen produces display color up to 16 million which gives the device a colorful and bright.
At the sides of the smartphone, positioned the usual power buttons and volume rockers. Likewise, the microUSB slot for charging and connecting to devices, as well as a speakerphone grille and microphone.
At the back of the phone Oppo arrange a quad rear camera setup and LED flashlight. Below the camera setup sits a rear mounted fingerprint sensor for security and quick accessing of the phone.
On the camera front, the smartphone is equipped with a quad-camera setup. This comprises of a 12-megapixel main sensor, 8-megapixel ultra-wide sensor, a 2-megapixel macro sensor and another 2-megapixel macro sensor. For the front, this unit made use of just 8-megapixel selfies sensor, capable of AI portrait mode, face Beautification and FaceID. It automatically identifies ages and smoothes different skin tones depending on gender, and adjusts pictures based on current beauty trends.
Surround yourself with full-bodied, clear sound even at full volume. With two speakers instead of only one, the A5 delivers rich audio ambiance since it’s also equipped with Dolby Atmos and and Dual Stereo Speakers.
Under the hood, Oppo A5 (2020) is powered by Qualcomm SDM665 Snapdragon 665 chipset. The chipset is built on the modern 11nm processor. It is also supported by an Octa-core CPU ticking at 2.0 GHz Kryo 260 processor. For the device graphics, Adreno 610 controls the duty which helps produces and optimum performance with less power consumption.
Oppo A5 (2020) runs on the Android 9.0 (Pie) which can be upgraded to Android 10 later on. It is backed up by ColorOS 6.1 user interface which allows for better user experience and easy multitasking.
The user interface comes with Game Boost 2.0 accelerator technology for improved Frame Boost and Touch Boost. It enable the device easier, and clearer to operate. It also uses softer colors and slightly smaller icons, the swipe-up app drawer, and well segmented settings menu. This interface helps in themes selection and customization options making it easier on the eyes and colorful in every right sense.
Oppo A5 (2020) comes in three different storage variant. This consist of the 3GB RAM + 64GB ROM, 64GB ROM + 4GB RAM and lastly, 4GB RAM and 128GB internal storage space. The Internal memory can be expanded up to 256 GB with the use of microSD card slot.
Oppo A5 (2020) comes with a massive Li-Po Non- removable 5000mAh battery power bank without assurance of fast charging. The device have support for dual Nano-SIMs with 4G LTE network on both SIMs.
Oppo A5 (2020) Price and Availability
Oppo A5 (2020) price in Nigeria is expected to start at around 60,000 Naira depending on the deal and market. However, in India where the phone will first be launch, the Oppo A5 (2020) price is expected to start at Rs. 12,499.
Oppo A5 (2020) Full Specifications
|Network||Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|Status||Available. Released 2019, October|
|Body||Dimensions||163.6 x 75.4 x 9.1 mm (6.44 x 2.97 x 0.36 in)|
|Weight||195 g (6.88 oz)|
|SIM||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Display||Type||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||6.5 inches, 102.0 cm2 (~82.7% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~270 ppi density)|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 3+|
|480 nits max brightness|
|Platform||OS||Android 9.0 (Pie); ColorOS 6.1|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SDM665 Snapdragon 665 (11 nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (4×2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver)|
|Memory||Card slot||microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)|
|Internal||64GB 3GB RAM, 64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM|
|Main Camera||Quad||12 MP, f/1.8, (wide), 1/2.8″, 1.25µm, PDAF
8 MP, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/4″, 1.12µm
2 MP, f/2.4, 1/5″, 1.75µm
2 MP, f/2.4, 1/5″, 1.75µm, depth sensor
|Features||LED flash, HDR, panorama|
|Video||[email protected], [email protected], gyro-EIS|
|Selfie camera||Single||8 MP, f/2.0|
|Sound||Loudspeaker||Yes, with stereo speakers|
Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Dolby Atmos sound
|Comms||WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS|
|NFC||Yes (market dependent)|
|USB||2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go|
|Features||Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Battery||Non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery|
|Charging||Power bank/Reverse charging|
|Misc||Colors||Mirror Black, Dazzling White|