After introducing two high-end smartphones: R7 and R7 Plus last month, Oppo has spruced up its Neo 5 handset for Indian space. Apparently, this 3G supported gadget had seen light of the day in 2014, and now mobile has made its way to domestic space by incorporating slightly improved specs. This Chinese mobile maker has chosen to commence the device in budget segment, so newly-launched handset carries a price tag of Rs. 9,990.
The revamped version of Neo 5 (2014), Neo 5 (2015) runs on Color OS 2.0.1 based on Android 4.4.2 KitKat, which has been said to confer an easier and faster operating experience with its intuitive features. In terms of imaging, mobile houses an 8-megapixel rear camera that is decked with LED flash and a plenty of scene modes: Normal, Beautify, HDR, Panorama, Audio photo, GIF, Double and exposure. Here, a 2-megapixel sensor has also been coupled for taking selfies.
The smartphone is powered by an 1.3GHz Quad-core MediaTek MT6582 processor and comprises a 2000 mAh Li-Po battery in its 8.0 mm thin shell. In terms of memory, Oppo Neo 5 is unified with 1GB RAM alongside 8GB ROM, where its inbuilt storage is expandable up to 32GB via a microSD card.
The handset bears a 4.5 inches IPS TFT display with a pixel resolution of 480 x 854p and flaunts smoother and glossy body. The manufacturer has crafted the gadget in two elegant color models, Crystal White and Sapphire Blue. Apart from 3G, dual SIM supported handheld offers GPS, Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n and OTG option on connectivity front. Moreover, it has been integrated with some advanced sensors such as Distance, Light, E-compass and G-sensor.
However, device has been cataloged on the official site of corporation, but there is no word on its availability. Well, Oppo has made a good attempt to provide a decent phone at an affordable value, but Indian market has already received innumerable gadgets in same price category, wherein Micromax Yu Yuphoria, Lenovo A6000 Plus and Xiaomi Redmi 2 are its biggest rivals.