Review: Oppo Neo 5s a Mid-Range Smartphone

Oppo is a Chinese base electronics manufacturer, which has got recognition as a high-end Smartphone manufacturer too – since last few years.  Oppo has now expanded its retail distributor’s network in a number of countries and also launched itself in Pakistani mobile market last year. Oppo adopted massive retail outlets branding for its promotion across the country – to get the attention of end-users. Although, the initially launched premium quality Oppo Smartphone’s were touch expensive for a budget market like Pakistan witnessed through Oppo N1 priced over 40 thousand and Oppo Find 7 cost was over 30 thousand PKR.

Now anticipating the need for affordable, but at the same time equipped with good enough specs Smartphone’s Company has launched – Oppo Neo 5s.

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Oppo has given the tagline “A Modern Shine” to this newly launched affordable Oppo Neo 5s. It’s primarily a mid-range Smartphone garlanded with moderate specs to provide satisfactory performance to budget users. It was also the need of the moment for Oppo to make some sort of penetration in the local Smartphone market while other brands are launching persuading models like the most recent Haier’s Esteem I70.


The making of the phone is designed with a rock-solid metallic structure formulating the phone more compact, thin, and premium while holding in hand. This Neo 5s by Oppo has a 4.5-inch IPS TFT screen offering the resolution of 854 × 480 pixels, obviously, it’s not an amazing display – but as it’s a budget Smartphone you have to live with it. Nevertheless, there are some premium features offered in this phone like multi-touch support and user can also utilize the touch screen even wearing the gloves. Moreover, a feature that is mostly found in high-end Smartphone’s known as gorilla glass screen protection is also made available on Oppo Neo 5s. Overall, the viewing angle is also good because it has a high contrast IPS display.


The foremost thing to keep in mind that this new Neo 5s Smartphone is built with 64-bit architecture for more efficient working. As far as the decked hardware is a concern it has Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor Quad-core1.2GHz with Adreno 306 GPU. And 1GB of RAM is adorned alongside, these specs is ensuring that users get the stable high-end game and video content playing.

The built-in memory is 8GB out of the box but it can be extended up to 128 through SD Card for hefty data storage.


The smartphone is operated via 4.4 KitKat underneath Oppo’s own customized android ColorOS 2.0 making the phones functioning more smooth and pleasurable for its users. The exclusive customization feature provided by ColorOS 2.0 includes double-tap to wake the phone and many gestures with preferences alter options.


The primary camera is of 8MP offering many photos capturing customization to the user, making it a proficient shooter for users with the habit of clicking images regularly. The secondary front-facing camera of this Oppo Neo 5s has 2MP proficiency but will be capable enough to handle occasional selfies and video calling.

Other Noteworthy Features:

The phone offers dual SIM support for keeping two mobile networks numbers active at the same time. The decked battery in this freshly revealed Neo 5s is of non-removable Li-Po, 2000 mAh, which can easily profile 10 to 12 hours back upon normal use. Lastly, it merits mentioning here is that Oppo Neo 5s supports 4G LTE on both SIM’s, so users can enjoy blistering fast internet on-the-go on this affordable Smartphone.


Retail Price of Oppo Neo 5s is Rs. 19,990

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