Oppo Mirror 5:Innovation and creativity beaming above the ordinary

Oppo Mirror 5 unveiled at Rs 15,990/- featuring a designer rear.

Oppo, the electronics manufacturing company headquartered in China has officially launched its Oppo Mirror 5 smartphone in India at Rs 15,990/- The company was so far remaining tight-lipped regarding the release of the Mirror 5 which is a successor to the Mirror 3 smartphone. From the pictures it looks like the Mirror 5 has been designed in a unique way in contrast to the rest of the Mirror herd. The device will be available for purchase from this week and the color options will include Blue and White. The Mirror 5 will be available in 15 markets including Southeast Asia, South Asia, Mexico, and the Middle East-North Africa region.

The Oppo Mirror 5 sports a 5 inch TFT display with a screen resolution of 960x540 pixels. The rear of the device features a stand-out design of individual cut-glass sections which are reflective thus making it appear like a diamond pattern. The bimetallic frame body is a new experience. The company claims that the device supports gloved and wet touch input. The smartphone measures 143.4x71.2x7.65mm and weighs 160 grams.

Oppo Mirror 5 With Diamond Cut Rear

The device is powered by a 64-bit quad core 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor which is bundled with 2GB of RAM. The 16 GB of internal storage can be expanded up to 128 GB with the support of micro SD card. The UI on the device will be Oppo's own ColorOS 2.1 which is based on Android 5.1 Lollipop.

The 8 MP rear camera comes with f/2.2 aperture and LED flash which is supplemented with the 5 MP front-facing camera for all your video chats and selfie needs. The rear camera is equipped with scene detection, Panaroma, geo-tagging, double exposure, smile shot, and HDR options.

The dual-SIM device ropes in 2,420mAH battery which will provide you with ample power throughout the day. The dual-SIM technology supports one micro SIM and one Nano SIM.

Oppo Mirror 5 With Blue And White Color Variants

The connectivity options on the Oppo Mirror 5 includes 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Micro-USB, A-GPS, 3.5mm audio jack, IR port, and FM radio. The sensors which function the device comprises of ambient light sensor, g-sensor, and magnetometer.

The Oppo Mirror 5 comes preloaded with the Smart Remote Control app which the company claims will be compatible with common household appliances.

Key Features:

Display - 5 Inch Touch Screen Display
Processor - 1.2 GHz Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 Quad Core Processor
Storage - 2GB RAM With 16GB ROM
SIM - Dual (Micro+Nano) SIM
Camera - 8MP Camera With LED Flash and 5MP Front Camera
Connectivity - 3G/WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS
Battery - 2420 MAh Battery
Dimensions - 143.4x71.2x7.65mm
Weight - 160 grams
Price - Rs. 15,990/-
Color - Blue and White

Oppo Mirror 5 Rear


The specially crafted designer rear is pure glory to the eyes especially when most of the Android devices are not that varying from each other in their looks. The device has been crafted using a sophisticated ultraviolet embossing technique for its regal finish.

With so much focus on the design and looks, Oppo seems to have got misguided somewhere along the path of specifications. Considering this price tag the specifications seem very disappointing. The Xiaomi Mi 4i , and the Asus Zenfone 2 among others showcase much better set of specifications, and are much more affordable as well.
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Last updated on 11-08-2015. Published on 11-08-2015.
Published by Mobiles4Sale in category News
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