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HOT GADGET ALERT: OPPO's R5 Superphone Now In Pinas!

OPPO's waif-like superphone is now in the Philippines!
by Neps Firmalan | Jan 29, 2015
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After turning heads and making us wish we can take it home when it was unveiled in Singapore (together with the flippin' N3) last November, it can finally be said: The OPPO R5 superphone is now in the Philippines! Booyah!

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For the clueless, we're talking about a smartphone that makes 99-percent of its kind look like they need to go on a diet pronto. At just 4.85mm thick, the R5 is among the world's thinnest and actually held the title of the most anorexic handset when it was first launched.

Take a look:

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To put that into perspective, the R5 is almost as thin as a stack of three P1 coins. It also gives up at least a couple of millimeters to more popular superphones such as the Apple iPhone 6 (6.99mm) and the Samsung Galaxy S5 (8.1mm).

It's so thin that it reminded us of this scene from Family Guy:

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With that kind of thickness, it's almost befuddling how OPPO managed to cram all of the R5's top-notch hardware inside it. We mean, you've got to have space for the following:

  • 5.2-inch Full-HD touchscreen
  • 1.5GHz octa-core processor
  • 2GB RAM
  • 32GB internal storage
  • 13-megapixel rear camera
  • 5-megapixel front camera
  • Wi-Fi connectivity
  • 4G LTE connectivity
  • Bluetooth
  • 2,000 mAh battery
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