Oppo Find 5 gets a US info site - $499 nets you Droid DNA specs but a much larger battery

Oppo Find 5 gets a US info site - $499 nets you Droid DNA specs but a much larger battery
The SIM-free Oppo Find 5 can be had in the good ol' USA, too, for $499 - a bit higher than the $478 we heard at first, but we'll chalk it off to the exchange rate flux, while in China it seems to go for $399 on preorder now.

Considering this thing has Droid DNA-like specs, complete with the quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro, and that sweet 5" Full HD display, it may or may not be a bad deal, depending on the build quality.

The Oppo Find 5 can be examined through a pretty basic Oppo USA website, which doesn't yet allow you to order, and also has 16 GB of internal memory plus 2 GB of RAM, like the Droid DNA, but there's no word on warranty details.

Its radio, however, supports both the T-Mobile and AT&T HSPA+ networks, and the handsets sports a generous 2,500 mAh battery, way larger than the 2,020 mAh unit on the Droid DNA. Whether or not this will translate to much better battery life, remains to be seen, but one thing is for certain - the Chinese are really stepping up their game in the world of high-end Androids. The official unveiling of the Oppo Find 5 will be December 12 in Beijing.

Check Oppo's source link for the full spec sheet and order details, if you want to be brave and exotic carrying around a high-end monster that (almost) nobody will have. Guaranteed.


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Find 5
  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 1.9 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro, Quad-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB
  • Battery 2500 mAh

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39 Comments

1. pokharkarsaga

Posts: 546; Member since: Feb 23, 2012

The design is superb.Looks like concept design.

6. MeoCao unregistered

Looks like a Sony

19. Raymond_htc

Posts: 430; Member since: Apr 06, 2012

Sony aint coming as close to this. This design is so minimalistic, yet nice at the same time

20. kevkyle

Posts: 104; Member since: Oct 21, 2012

that is one STUNNING design - am an architect - having an aesthetic orgasm just right about now", )

24. RaKithAPeiRiZ

Posts: 1488; Member since: Dec 29, 2011

Oppan Find 5 style

2. Izzy_V

Posts: 216; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

Oppo needs to give design tips to the other Android manufacturers. This phone looks great.

37. AnTuTu

Posts: 1596; Member since: Oct 14, 2012

M gonna buy this as soon as this comes out. What a beauty man :)

3. redmd

Posts: 1917; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

looks like LG on front, Sony on back. Oppo is inspired.

4. F5AllMobileWebsite

Posts: 5; Member since: Dec 04, 2012

even though i care about warranty but for many years now i have not send any smartphone for warranty.

5. marchels14 unregistered

Awesome design from the front but the back looks a bit cheap,specs are great too, this is how a simple and stylish phone looks like.

7. MeoCao unregistered

Resolution is 1 thing, can the screen quality match DNA? And the CPU looks suspect too, but good try nevertherless.

9. ahmed_ali_yossef2010

Posts: 164; Member since: Jul 26, 2012

if it's even not it's just 500 $ man

15. MeoCao unregistered

By the time Oppo reaches the US market I think DNA can be even cheaper than $500.

16. Hemlocke unregistered

It's the same screen from Sharp that the DNA has, and it is the same SoC (APQ8064).

18. MeoCao unregistered

Screen quality depends a lot on color calibration, and one company can do a better job than another with the same screen. Yeah, the CPU is the same but Oppo obviously lacks LTE

21. MistB

Posts: 581; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

Its pretty obvious you dont like it because of where it comes from.

32. MeoCao unregistered

u r right, I don't think the Chinese can make better phones than HTC and Sony, maybe later not now. You guys look at pictures not real thing. I heard a lot of noise about Oppo but they still haven't released any serious phones yet.

39. GUNDAM

Posts: 63; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

im sure you realise that htc is a Taiwanese company??

25. SleepingOz unregistered

What a biased statement!

8. Max_Boost

Posts: 101; Member since: Sep 22, 2012

Oppo Gangnam Style. Op op op op op LOL

10. wendygarett unregistered

Not another 1080p :(

11. wendygarett unregistered

Wait did pa mention 1080p?

13. someones4

Posts: 627; Member since: Sep 16, 2012

it is 1080p as mentioned by PA in previous articles.

27. g2a5b0e unregistered

Still afraid of getting eye cancer?

12. someones4

Posts: 627; Member since: Sep 16, 2012

It's legen..wait for it...DARY!!! A complete masterpiece. Based on aesthetics at least. Chinese goods aren't exactly known for their quality product.

14. darkskoliro

Posts: 1092; Member since: May 07, 2012

Bigger batter =/= better life. DNA > optimus G and N4 and S3 while having a smaller battery. But who knows, loving this device!!

17. thelegend6657 unregistered

I am waiting for phonearena review

22. Thephonegeek

Posts: 118; Member since: Nov 22, 2012

The phone looks super cool. But it's name is stupid. First the brand name oppo, what is it oppa gangnam style something. Then "find", what kind of model name is that. Droid DNA has a ridiculously cool name.

23. ajac09

Posts: 1482; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

your name is stupid to but no one seems to be complaining.

26. Thephonegeek

Posts: 118; Member since: Nov 22, 2012

Haha. My name is stupid. What's stupid about it?

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