Hands-on with the Oppo Find 5

We go hands-on with the Oppo Find 5 Android smartphone.

  • Oppo is best known for its high-end Blu-ray and Hi-Fi systems, but the Guangdong-based company is now attempting to make an impact in the smartphone market. The [[artnid:444864|Oppo Find 5]] is a flagship Android phone with a 5in, full HD display and we've just got our hands on it.

    Here's the Oppo Find 5 retail packaging. It definitely looks like a premium product.

  • Our review unit of the Oppo Find 5 was supplied by [[xref"|MobiCity]]. It appears to be a Chinese model with 32GB of internal memory. Oppo also sells a 16GB model.

  • Unboxing our Find 5.

  • Unboxing our Find 5.

  • Oppo has definitely put some work into the packaging. There's an impressive attention to detail, which we always appreciate.

  • The Find 5 ships with an AC charger, a USB cable and headphones. Given the charger is an international model, MobiCity supplies an adapter that will work with Australian power points.

  • Here's the Find 5 accessories included in the box.

  • Like the Apple iPhone 5 and the HTC One, the Oppo Find 5 comes with a SIM eject tool. It's shaped in the form of Oppo's logo, which is a nice touch.

  • There's a user manual included as well as two NFC tags.

  • The Oppo Find 5 combines a thin 3.25mm bezel, a black chrome-plated stainless steel front-frame and a 8.9mm thick squared case.

  • Oppo stresses that the Find 5 uses straight lines and simple shapes that "removes distractions" without compromising on build quality. The design is attractive and comfortable to hold, but is there a really need for all that marketing fluff? It's a nice looking phone without it.

  • On the back there's a 13-megapixel camera with an f/2.2 aperture. Like Sony's Xperia Z, the Find 5 boasts HDR video recording. The phone will record video at 120fps in full HD quality. In addition, the camera on the Find 5 can capture 100 photos at 5 per second using a burst mode.

  • The speaker on the back has individual, drilled holes. There's a few touches like this that show Oppo put plenty of thought into the Find 5's design.

  • On the right side you'll find a volume rocker. The buttons are a little hard to press, though, and we think they could have been positioned slightly lower for more effective one-handed use.

  • On the bottom there's a microphone and a standard microUSB port for charging.

  • On the left side you'll find a power/lock screen button and a SIM card slot, which needs to be opened with the included SIM eject tool.

  • A standard 3.5mm headphone jack sits on the top.

  • The Oppo Find 5 runs Google's Android 4.1 'Jelly Bean' operating system. Sadly, it isn't a 4G device, but it will work on all Australian 3G networks and will support HSPA+ dual channel speeds used Down Under by Telstra.

    We'll publish a full review of the Oppo Find 5 in the coming weeks.

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