Oppo N3, R5: specs, prices, availability

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10698392_10152424084376232_5597944529029054866_nThe Oppo N3 and R5 were launched to the international media at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore on Wednesday, October 29. The N3 was the star of the event attended by hundreds of press people and dealers across the globe, while the R5, the slimmest smartphone to date, was the surprise addition to the program. Speed has the specifications, local prices, and local availability.

Oppo N3

The N3, touted to redefine mobile photography, was presented by Sean Deng, CEO of Oppo Singapore. The latest addition to the company’s N series sports the first motorized swiveling camera on a smartphone. With a swipe of the screen, the back of the N3, or the Oppo O-click, the camera rotates on its own to take selfies, and 64MP vertical and horizontal panoramas, among others. The 16MP camera boasts a 1 2/3-inch CMOS sensor, Schneider lens, and a 1.34-micrometer pixel size. What these all mean is your photos should contain a great amount of detail. Specs [unordered_list style=”green-dot”]

  • 5.5-inch 1920 x 1080 403ppi TFT display, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Android 4.4 KitKat, Color OS 2.0
  • 2.3GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8974AA CPU
  • 2GB RAM
  • 32GB internal storage, microSD
  • 16MP rotating camera
  • LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0
  • 3000mAh li-polymer battery
  • 161.2 x 77 x 9.9mm, 192g

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Oppo R5

The R5 was a last-minute revelation. To date, it is the thinnest smartphone at only 4.85mm. 10153764_10152424192451232_1751986665853532650_n Specs 10612581_10152424192161232_3430278329321100480_n[unordered_list style=”green-dot”]

  • 5.2-inch 1080p 423ppi AMOLED display
  • Android 4.4 KitKat, Color OS 2.0
  • 1.5GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8939 CPU
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB internal storage
  • 13MP rear, 5MP front cameras
  • LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0
  • 2000mAh li-polymer battery
  • 148.9 x 74.5 x 4.85mm, 155g

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Prices & Availability

Oppo Philippines plans to bring in the N3 and the R5 by mid-December 2014 or January 2015. The SRPs will be P29,900 for the N3 and P22,900 for the R5. Words Aritha Zel Zalamea