Oppo India has announced the launch of its slimmest smartphone, the R5, in a limited edition avatar. The Oppo R5 Gilded Limited Edition will be available for the Indian market priced at Rs. 29,990, the same as the original R5 variant.
The limited edition model will be available to pre-book starting Friday in India. The company touts that there are only 10,000 units of the Oppo R5 Gilded Limited Edition smartphones available globally. The highlight of the Oppo R5 Gilded Limited Edition is its gold frame.
The company in a press statement claims that the limited edition Oppo R5 will be available in India via pre-bookings only. Unfortunately, the company has not revealed the number of units available for the Indian market.
The Oppo R5 Gilded Limited Edition comes with identical specifications as the original. With a thickness of a mere 4.85mm, the Oppo R5 is one of the ‘slimmest smartphones’ currently available in India.
The R5 sports a 5.2-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) AMOLED display that offers a pixel density of 423ppi. It is powered by a 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 (MSM8939) processor (2.1GHz quad-core + 1.5GHz quad-core) alongside with 2GB of RAM and Adreno 405. The R5 features a 13-megapixel rear camera with Sony IMX214 sensor; f/2.0 aperture, and a LED flash. There is a 5-megapixel front-facing camera also onboard. Running the company’s proprietary ColorOS 2.0.1 (based on Android 4.4 KitKat), it supports a single Micro-SIM and comes with 16GB of inbuilt storage which is non-expandable.