If you’re in the market for a new smartphone, then there is no doubt that you will find a number of devices that promise to offer the best experience available out there. From budget phones to flagships, there is no dearth of brands and models out there for anyone.
So what is it that separates a good phone from the rest? Many would say that it is the specifications of the phone while others would prefer a phone that feels good in the hand. No matter what your preference might be, there is something that you would have to compromise on no matter what. However, Oppo took it upon themselves to make a phone with no compromises and came up with the Oppo Find X5 Pro.
On the surface, the phone might just look like another smartphone. But what makes this phone really special is that this brings Oppo smartphones into flagship territory. The brand has been known for its budget and mid-range phones for a long time now. However, it hasn’t really made its mark in the flagship segment.
But with the release of the Oppo Find X5 Pro, it seems that conquering the segment is something that is possible for the Chinese phone manufacturer. Coming in at a price that matches that of the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra, Oppo has cut no corners and is simply aiming to be the best phone out there. However, with Samsung holding the throne and Xiaomi contesting it with the Xiaomi 12 Pro, is there room for a third contender?
We are going to find the answer to that question and much more. So keep reading on if this new piece of tech is something that has caught your eye because it is going to get really competitive.
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Oppo Find X5 Pro: A True Flagship
The Oppo Find X5 Pro is Oppo finally playing in the big leagues. Under the BBK Electronics regime, none of the smartphone brands have truly released a proper flagship so far, and it seems that Oppo is the first one to step into the game and create a phone that simply cuts no corners and does everything that a smartphone can.
It is similar to the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra which doesn’t hold back from putting everything you can in a phone into a neat package. But in a world where most people don’t even know about the brand or are not even willing to consider it, it is a choice that might just prove fatal for the manufacturer.
However, that doesn’t mean that the phone suffers because of its brand image in any way. In fact, the Oppo Find X5 Pro features the latest in tech as it sports a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor that is simply top of the line and doesn’t get any better.
Coupled with that is the free-flowing premium design of the phone that reminds you that you are holding a true flagship in your hand with a back that is made of ceramic and feels smooth to the touch. There is not much more than you can ask for in terms of premium materials in a phone. In fact, the Oppo Find X5 Pro is quite a sturdy phone with a sleek and powerful design that is futuristic as well as bold.
With a design and processor that is simply the best in the industry, the Oppo Find X5 Pro also sports a range of phenomenal cameras and the technology here is simply out of this world. As you might have seen on OnePlus smartphones before, Oppo has now partnered with Hasselblad for the color reproduction and processing of the images captured by the camera. In the past, OnePlus phones have been a little underwhelming in terms of the Hasselblad branding, but it seems that Oppo is doing it right with its flagship.
The Oppo Find X5 Pro sports an AMOLED display with a QuadHD+ (3216×1440) resolution and measures just over 6.7 inches. The display is an LTPO 2 display that can adjust its refresh rate anywhere from 1 to 120 Hz depending on what is happening on the screen in order to conserve battery as well as provide the most solid experience on a smartphone display. The display, too, is simply phenomenal and makes the colors pop. Paired with the MariSilicon X graphics chip by Oppo, camera performance and display performance is simply phenomenal and there is nothing to complain about.
The phone also supports 80W of fast charging and 50W of wireless charging with support for reverse charging at a speed up to 10W. The fast charging tech is promised to fill up the phone battery, rated at 5000 mAh, to just over half its capacity in a measly 12 minutes.
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Oppo Find X5 Pro: Should You Buy One
Now, you might be wondering the question of whether the Oppo Find X5 Pro is one that you should be considering while buying, and the answer really depends on what you value in a smartphone. The Oppo Find X5 Pro does most things right and provides the best hardware in the industry. However, that does not mean that the entire experience is the best in the industry, with a few hitches here and there, especially in the Operating system that the phone operates on. While Samsung and Apple have established their supremacy by offering clean and functional UIs, the Oppo Find X5 Pro struggles at the same. And that is why I find it really hard to recommend the Oppo Find X5 Pro over the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra or the Apple iPhone.
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