Oppo is no doubt making scalable efforts to bring its smartphones up to its version of a 2020 smartphone standard. In September 2019, Oppo launched two new smartphones with a 2020 name, each respectively upgrading the Oppo A9 and A5. Among these new Oppo phones is the Oppo A5 2020.
This article envelops the details going from the features, specs and price information of Oppo A5 2020, and a review that discusses extensively this device. But before then, allow me to give you some highlights on this device. Enhancing the standard Oppo A5, the new Oppo A5 2020 features a new 6.5-inch waterdrop notch display, a better performing quad rear camera setup, and more, powered by a larger battery capacity of up to 5000mAh. That’s not going to be enough. You need more right? Here you go.
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OPPO A5 2020 Price, Features and Spec List
• Launch: September 2019
• SIM: Dual-Nano SIM
• Network: GSM/ WCDMA/ FDD-LTE/ TD-LTE
• Display: 16.5cm (6.5-inch)
• OS: Android 9
• Security: Rear-mounted fingerprint sensor
• Processor: Snapdragon 665
• Storage: 64GB/128GB
• RAM: 3GB/4GB
• Camera: Front (8MP) rear (12MP + 8MP + 2MP +2MP)
• Battery: 4880/5000mAh (Min/Typ)
OPPO A5 2020 Camera
The new Oppo A5 2020’s camera system really shows how yesterday the standard A5’s camera performance is. While the A5 feature three cameras in total, the latest Oppo phone packs five new separate cameras – four rear cameras and a selfie camera. The new quadruple rear camera setup of this device consists of a 1.25um 12MP main camera with f/1.8 aperture, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera, and two 1.75um 2MP cameras both with an aperture of f/2.4.
These cameras work together to provide you with great resolutions, up to 119-degree ultra-wide angle of view, and extra depths and dimension in your shots anytime anywhere. Among the rear camera setup of the new Oppo A5 2020 is an LED flash to brighten your images. More so, a new intelligent technology combines the EIS and the gyroscope featured on this device to let you record significantly clear and stable videos with this device, according to Oppo.
At the front, the new Oppo phone features an 8MP front AI beautification camera encircled by its display’s waterdrop notch. Thanks to its AI technology, the new 1.12um selfie camera with F2.0 aperture can optimize your selfies based on important beauty factors such as age, skin tone, gender, etc, and adjust your pictures based on current beauty trends
OPPO A5 2020 Performance
The latest Oppo phone, Oppo A5 2020 is powered by a Snapdragon 665 processor like the A9 2020. The new processor adopted is targeted at providing faster performances while simultaneously lowering power consumption by 20%. Paired with a 4GB RAM, the Snapdragon 655 processor of the Oppo A5 2020 accomplishes 50% higher efficiency and 100% improved peak performance owing to its LPDDR4x Dual Channel Memory technology according to Oppo.
The new Oppo phone is also more intelligent and offers a fluid background operation and seamless navigation like most recent Oppo smartphones thanks to its new borderless design. Oppo A5 2020 is run by ColorOS 6.0.1 based on Android 9, thus, sporting on new performance features such as Smart Riding Mode, Smart Assistance, Swipe-Up Gesture Navigation and even OPPO Cloud Service.
OPPO A5 2020 Memory
Coming to memory, Oppo A55 2020 comes in two memory variants. The highest available memory configuration of this device is 4GB RAM + 128GB ROM, while the lowest available memory configuration is 3GB RAM + 64GB ROM.
This means that the new Oppo phone gives you up to 128GB of onboard memory to store four times what you can with the 32GB of the standard A5. Though, I personally think that the new Oppo A5 would have rendered a better memory performance and speed if it had adopted an 8GB RAM like its sibling, A9 2020, instead of sticking to the 4GB RAM of the A5.
This device goes further to accommodate up to 256GB extra storage via a microSD card like the A5.
OPPO A5 2020 Network & Connectivity
Oppo A5 2020 is equipped with a dual SIM card slot letting you enjoy dual SIM connectivity within the GSM, WCDMA, FDD-LTE, and TD-LTE network brands. As far as navigation and positioning go, this device is equipped with built-in GPS and supports A-GPS, Beidou, Glonass, and GALILEO. This device also supports OTG connectivity. The latest Bluetooth version 5.0 is also featured on this device for better wireless file transfer.
OPPO A5 2020 Battery & Charging
Leaving the Oppo A5 behind, the latest Oppo phone adopts Oppo’s 2020 battery capacity standard as featured on the new Oppo A9 2020. Oppo A5 2020 is equipped with a 5000mAh battery which lets you watch HD videos on your phone non-stop for more than 11 hours.
As for charging, the new Oppo A5 2020 not only allows you to charge your device with a charger but now allows you to reverse charge all your other devices using just OTG cable.
OPPO A5 2020 Design
Oppo A5 2020 looks pretty much like the recent A9 2020 and nothing like the A5. This device occupies a 3D ergonomic smartphone body, 163.6mm tall, 75.6mm wide, 9.1mm thick weighing 195g.
Owing to its 3D curves, this device feels great in a grip and looks sleek. And speaking of beauty, this device is designed in two nature-inspired color gradients ingredients respectively mirror black and dazzling white.
Like its sibling, Oppo A9 2020, the new Oppo A5 2020 is equipped with two speakers and Dolby Atmos surround sound technology. Thanks to the new sound technology, the new Oppo A5 2020 lets you immerse yourself more fully in your entertainment giving you a rich audio ambiance.
OPPO A5 2020 Display
While the standard A5 features a 6.2-inch display, the new Oppo A5 2020 sports a larger and higher-quality 6.5-inch waterdrop notch Touchscreen display with an 89% screen-to-body ratio that pushes a resolution of 1600-by-720 pixels.
According to Oppo, thanks to the pixels adjustment adopted by the new display featured on this device, you don’t need to strain your eyes to read what is on the screen even under strong sunlight thereby preventing eye fatigue and poor vision. Moving forward, the new Oppo A5 2020 display has 16 million colors, a typical contrast ratio of 1500:1, and can be as bright as 4980 nits.
OPPO A5 2020 Sensors
When it comes to sensors, the new Oppo A5 2020 features a geomagnetic sensor, a proximity sensor, a light sensor, an acceleration sensor, and a gyro sensor. This device also sports a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor stationed beneath its rear camera module to give swift access to your smartphone data via your fingerprint information.
Now, that’s a great deal of information about the new Oppo phone, Oppo A5 2020. Like the Oppo A9 2020 released in the same time frame, there are no arguments about whether or not the new Oppo A5 2020 is an impressive upgrade to the standard A5 because it is. I’m sure noticed that as you read extensively on the camera, performance, battery & charging, and even the design of this new Oppo phone. But stretching the competition beyond Oppo, do you think this device is great option for those looking to get a smartphone at its price range? As you pen down your questions and queries, please include your verdicts as well, we care to know.