Guangdong Oppo Mobile Communications Co., Ltd or simply known as Oppo will endeavor to follow the footsteps of its compatriots Huawei and Xiaomi in the mobile phone market as it unveiled what is considered to be the world’s thinnest phone at just 4.85 mm in an event which will unwrap today in Singapore. Oppo also has launched its flagship phone N3 in the highly anticipated event..
The ultra-slim R5 is pegged at US$ 499 whilst the N3 which comes with crisp features is priced at US$ 649. The two handsets will soon land in emerging market India in the days to come.
The N3, Oppo’s newest addition to the N series boast of a 16-megapixel automated swivel camera and other sweeping enhancements.
On the other end, the R5 is tipped to be the slimmest smartphone at 4.85 mm in the world as it bound to bundle out the current holder of the world’s thinnest smartphone in the Guinness Book of World Records which is the 5.1 mm thin Gionee Elife S5.1 smartphone.
The caveat, R5 will not come with a regular 3.5 mm headphone port so this implies that the would-be users will have to depend on their Bluetooth earphones or connect trough an adapter.
Oppo also highlighted the M-3 Planar Magnetic headphones at the event. The N3’s rotating camera has the ability to rotate at 206 degrees and has the ability to take 64-megapixel high resolution images employing its free-stop and multi-angle shooting add-ons.
The OPPO N3 is run by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 quad-core CPU with 32G ROM and 2G RAM and has a 5.5 inches screen display panel with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The handset is equipped with an OPPO’s VOOC mini rapid charging system. The company avers that a half of an hour of charging will replenish 75% of the life of the battery, and charging the phone for just five minutes can pave the way for a two-hour call.
The R5 is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm MSM8939, and features 5.2-inch AMOLED screen and PI 2.0 Plus Flash Shot technology which brings in 50-megapixel high-definition picture clarity. It is also equipped with first-class steel and its design was whipped up by utilizing the micro-arc framing technology. The R5 is also clad with a VOOC mini rapid charging system just like N3.