Oppo has sent out invites for the launch event of the Oppo Find 5, scheduled for December 12 in Beijing, and we’ve just got ours. The Find 5 is expected to arrive by the end of the year in China, and shapes out to be a very exciting device.
Talk about stating the obvious. Oppo, who’s been tormenting us with a far too long and exhausting hype-building campaign for the Find 5 phone, has finally decided to make the 5-incher’s spec sheet public surprising no one.
Like other up and coming Chinese electronics manufacturers, Oppo is a young company that’s relatively unknown in the West. If you are curious about the company’s history, Oppo has recently released a short introductory video that will take you through its journey.
Although not the very first, Chinese phone maker Oppo will release a five inch full HD smartphone on December 12th. The device, which is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon APQ8064 Quad Core 1.5GHz CPU and a Qualcomm Adreno320 GPU, will sell for around $480 in China. Several Chinese international re-sellers are also already advertising the phone for around $599 for those in the west.
While the biggest news to come from China today has been clearly Oppo’s final setting of a launch date for the uber-hyped Find 5, the Asian manufacturer has another surprising ace up its sleeve.
While we can appreciate the occasional hype-building marketing campaign, Oppo might have gone a bit too far in promoting its next flagship phone, the Find 5.
When it was first announced, we heard that the Oppo Find 5 would be a record-breaking 6.65 thick, but it has been creeping up in size since. Now the word is that the Oppo Find 5 will be 8 or even 9mm thick.
The Oppo Finder joinks the ranks of the world’s thinnest smartphones with the latest flavor of Android, version 4.1 Jelly Bean, through an official though still unfinished software upgrade that is available for download now.
The race for who can deliver the world’s first ever smartphone with a stunning 1080p display has been on for a while, and with HTC unveiling the J Butterfly, the ball got thrown again in Oppo’s court.
HTC has finally confirmed all our previous speculation with the announcement of the J Butterfly in Japan. This brings us a true HD 5-inch smartphone, but it is far from the only one in the works. HTC’s new phablet may have received its big unveiling earlier today, but the Oppo Find 5 is just around the corner.