Oppo gearing up for AX5 launch, a semi-budget smartphone


OPPO seems to be gearing up quickly for the launch of its new smartphone, the OPPO AX5. The handset recently cleared Taiwan’s NCC and Indonesia’s Infocom Media Development Authority certification on August 19, that showcased some images of the device.

The handset will have a notch at the front, which OPPO had already used in its last few releases. Going by side of the AX5, we can see that the smartphone will arrive in Dimond Blue colour option.

Considering the specifications of the smartphone, it will sport a 6.2-inch In-Cell IPS LCD display with HD+ 1520×720 pixels resolution, offering 16.7 million colours, and 10-point capacitive multi-touch. Under the hood, it will use a 1.8GHz octa-core Snapdragon 450 chipset, that will be aided by the Adreno 506 GPU. The smartphone will come in two memory configuration variants for instance: 3GB RAM+64GB storage and 4GB RAM + 64GB storage. On the software front, it will run Android 8.1 Oreo-based Color OS 5.1 out of the box.

The AX5 will measure 156.2×75.6×8.2mm and will weigh around 168 grams. It will sport a 13MP+2MP dual-camera setup with autofocus and LED flash. For the selfies and video calling, the AX5 will feature an 8MP camera with f/2.2 aperture.

Connectivity-wise, the phone will offer dual-SIM support, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n ac, Bluetooth 4.2, a microUSB 2.0 port, 3.5mm headphone port, and 4G VoLTE. Keeping the lights on, there will be a 4230mAh battery.

Essential sensors on the handset will include: accelerometer, ambient light sensor, compass, g-sensor, and a proximity sensor. The smartphone will be available in Diamond Blue and Diamond Pink colour variants, off which we can see the Diamond Blue colour above, as mentioned. As of now, there are no details available regarding the official launch of the X5 by OPPO.

Meanwhile, we would suggest you to stay tuned with us, as we will be reporting more information about the phone’s launch, official specs, and possible pricing, as those informations are released further ahead.


Specifications of Oppo AX5

  • Display : 6.2-inch In-Cell IPS LCD display with HD+ 1520×720 pixels resolution
  • SoC: Qualcomm Snapdragon 450
  • Chipset: 1.8GHz octa-core
  • GPU: Adreno 506
  • RAM: 3GB/4GB
  • Storage: 64GB expandable
  • Rear Camera: 13MP+2MP dual-camera setup with autofocus and LED flash
  • Front Camera: 8MP camera with f/2.2 aperture
  • Connectivity: LTE, 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, Type C Port
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass
  • OS : Android 8.1 Oreo-based Color OS 5.1
  • Battery: 4230mAh
  • Color Option: Diamond Blue and Diamond Pink
  • Price: TBA
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