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Review of Oppo Neo 5. Thorough explanation of the pros and cons of its functions and specifications/performances

Created date: 09/30/2018, 13:29:11, Updated date: 04/16/2020, 05:38:46

We've conducted a detailed review of the Oppo Neo 5, looking into its battery, how easy it is to use the camera, and whether the CPU performance is high or low. Not only that, but we've also evaluated how portable and easy to hold it is, as well as how nice the display is.

Oppo Neo 5's features, performance, reviews

Oppo Neo 5's size

The Oppo Neo 5 has a width of 2.6 inches (65.8 mm), a length of 5.2 inches (132 mm), and a thickness of 0.4 inches (9.2 mm). Men with large hands can easily operate it single-handedly, but a woman with a small hand might feel like the size is a bit bigger. In addition, the weight of the Oppo Neo 5 is about 132.5 oz (132.5 g). Even if you are operating it with one hand it feels almost weightless. However, depending on the person, you may feel tired after using it for a while.

Assessing the overall ease of carrying the Oppo Neo 5 in terms of size and weight, it will not be a problem for everyday use.

Oppo Neo 5's CPU specs

With the 1.2GHz×4(Quad core) for processing power, the Oppo Neo 5 has low performance, and even for net browsing and Twitter usage you will probably feel a little dissatisfied.

The Oppo Neo 5 has only 1GB of RAM, quite a small amount. Cases of insufficient RAM occur regularly so even when using light apps there will be instability in operation and jerkiness.

Evaluating the overall speed of operation of the Oppo Neo 5, it is a low-end smartphone and even in everyday use feels jumpy and jerky. There will probably be a lot of cases when you feel that it is lacking in performance.

Oppo Neo 5's storage size

The data storage capacity of the Oppo Neo 5 is 4GB, and if its main use is for texting and social media then there is no problem, but if you plan to use it for things like photography, filming, and games, you should go with one that is a step up.

The Oppo Neo 5 is compatible with SD cards, so it is possible to increase the capacity easily. Therefore, you probably do not need to be concerned with the storage capacity.

Oppo Neo 5's screen

Oppo Neo 5 has a 4.5 inch display. It is large enough and you will rarely encounter issues due to the screen size. However, note that it is not very suited for writing long text.

In terms of screen quality, Oppo Neo 5's screen might appear pixelated when displaying images and videos. It should be good enough for normal use.

Oppo Neo 5's camera specs

Oppo Neo 5 has a 5 MP main camera, which is a relatively low figure. You will feel a little dissatisfied if you take photos regularly.

Also, Oppo Neo 5 has an 2 MP front camera, which is a very low figure. Unless you do not care about image quality, you should probably choose a higher-grade smartphone.

Oppo Neo 5's battery performance

The battery performance of the Oppo Neo 5 is 1900 mAh, which is a normal capacity. Compared to other smartphones, the Oppo Neo 5 has a normal amount of battery life. There is nothing to be worried about with everyday use. However, if you are using the internet or playing a game for a long time, you might feel a bit frustrated with the battery life.

Oppo Neo 5's general rating

The Oppo Neo 5 is a budget smartphone. As the main smartphone it is somewhat insufficient, and you should consider a slightly higher-end smartphone if possible. It will be enough for people who use only basic functions such as telephone and internet, or people who do not use smartphones.

Advantages and disadvantages of Oppo Neo 5

Advantages of Oppo Neo 5

  • It is easy to hold, and you can use it comfortably with one hand.
  • It is lightweight.

Disadvantages of Oppo Neo 5

  • It has a low-grade CPU, so you will experience severe stuttering when using an app.
  • It has a relatively low-grade rear camera, and it is not suited to taking photos for posting on SNS.
  • It has a very low-grade front camera, so it should not be considered as a main camera.

Comparing the specifications of Oppo Neo 5 against similar products

body size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twobody size

Oppo Neo 5

68.1-Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.6 inches (65.8 mm) x 5.2 inches (132 mm) x 0.4 inches (9.2 mm)

Oppo Neo 3

68.1Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.6 inches (65.8 mm) x 5.2 inches (132 mm) x 0.4 inches (9.2 mm)

Oppo Find 7

52.4Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0 inches (75 mm) x 6.0 inches (152.6 mm) x 0.4 inches (9.2 mm)

Oppo R1001 Joy

74.5Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.5 inches (63 mm) x 4.9 inches (124 mm) x 0.4 inches (9.9 mm)

Oppo R2001 Yoyo

61.1Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.7 inches (69.5 mm) x 5.5 inches (138.5 mm) x 0.4 inches (9.2 mm)

Oppo Find 5 Mini

64.7Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.7 inches (68 mm) x 5.4 inches (137 mm) x 0.3 inches (7.7 mm)

Oppo R1S

60.6Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.8 inches (70.4 mm) x 5.6 inches (142.7 mm) x 0.3 inches (7.1 mm)

Oppo R3

61.5Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.8 inches (70.4 mm) x 5.6 inches (142.3 mm) x 0.2 inches (6.3 mm)

body weight

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twobody weight

Oppo Neo 5

77.3-Weight:132.5 oz (132.5 g)

Oppo Neo 3

79.1Weight:128 oz (128 g)

Oppo Find 7

62.0Weight:171 oz (171 g)

Oppo R1001 Joy

80.3Weight:125 oz (125 g)

Oppo R2001 Yoyo

72.3Weight:145 oz (145 g)

Oppo Find 5 Mini

79.1Weight:128 oz (128 g)

Oppo R1S

74.3Weight:140 oz (140 g)

Oppo R3

74.3Weight:140 oz (140 g)

screen size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoscreen size

Oppo Neo 5

66.0-Display size:4.5 inch

Oppo Neo 3

66.0Display size:4.5 inch

Oppo Find 7

82.0Display size:5.5 inch

Oppo R1001 Joy

58.0Display size:4 inch

Oppo R2001 Yoyo

69.2Display size:4.7 inch

Oppo Find 5 Mini

69.2Display size:4.7 inch

Oppo R1S

74.0Display size:5 inch

Oppo R3

74.0Display size:5 inch

screen resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoscreen resolution

Oppo Neo 5

14.7-

Oppo Neo 3

14.7

Oppo Find 7

87.9

Oppo R1001 Joy

12.5

Oppo R2001 Yoyo

22.5

Oppo Find 5 Mini

22.5

Oppo R1S

41.7

Oppo R3

41.7

RAM capacity

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoRAM capacity

Oppo Neo 5

20.0-RAM size:1GB

Oppo Neo 3

20.0RAM size:1GB

Oppo Find 7

60.0RAM size:3GB

Oppo R1001 Joy

5.0RAM size:512.0MB

Oppo R2001 Yoyo

20.0RAM size:1GB

Oppo Find 5 Mini

20.0RAM size:1GB

Oppo R1S

20.0RAM size:1GB

Oppo R3

20.0RAM size:1GB

storage size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twostorage size

Oppo Neo 5

11.0-Storage size:4GB

Oppo Neo 3

11.0Storage size:4GB

Oppo Find 7

55.5Storage size:32GB

Oppo R1001 Joy

11.0Storage size:4GB

Oppo R2001 Yoyo

11.0Storage size:4GB

Oppo Find 5 Mini

11.0Storage size:4GB

Oppo R1S

50.0Storage size:16GB

Oppo R3

24.0Storage size:8GB

battery

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twobattery

Oppo Neo 5

47.0-Battery capacity:1900 mAh

Oppo Neo 3

47.0Battery capacity:1900 mAh

Oppo Find 7

65.0Battery capacity:3000 mAh

Oppo R1001 Joy

41.0Battery capacity:1700 mAh

Oppo R2001 Yoyo

47.0Battery capacity:1900 mAh

Oppo Find 5 Mini

50.0Battery capacity:2000 mAh

Oppo R1S

56.2Battery capacity:2410 mAh

Oppo R3

56.2Battery capacity:2410 mAh

rear-camera resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the tworear-camera resolution

Oppo Neo 5

27.5-Rear-camera resolution:5 MP

Oppo Neo 3

27.5Rear-camera resolution:5 MP

Oppo Find 7

61.7Rear-camera resolution:13 MP

Oppo R1001 Joy

66.4Rear-camera resolution:15 MP

Oppo R2001 Yoyo

27.5Rear-camera resolution:5 MP

Oppo Find 5 Mini

50.0Rear-camera resolution:8 MP

Oppo R1S

61.7Rear-camera resolution:13 MP

Oppo R3

50.0Rear-camera resolution:8 MP

front-camera resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twofront-camera resolution

Oppo Neo 5

15.8-Front-camera resolution:2 MP

Oppo Neo 3

15.8Front-camera resolution:2 MP

Oppo Find 7

50.0Front-camera resolution:5 MP

Oppo R2001 Yoyo

15.8Front-camera resolution:2 MP

Oppo Find 5 Mini

15.8Front-camera resolution:2 MP

Oppo R1S

50.0Front-camera resolution:5 MP

Oppo R3

50.0Front-camera resolution:5 MP

Oppo Find 7a

50.0Front-camera resolution:5 MP

grip

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twogrip

Oppo Neo 5

72.7-Color:Black, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.6 inches (65.8 mm) x 5.2 inches (132 mm) x 0.4 inches (9.2 mm), Weight:132.5 oz (132.5 g)

Oppo Neo 3

73.6Color:White/Black, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.6 inches (65.8 mm) x 5.2 inches (132 mm) x 0.4 inches (9.2 mm), Weight:128 oz (128 g)

Oppo Find 7

57.2Color:White/Black/Astro Black, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0 inches (75 mm) x 6.0 inches (152.6 mm) x 0.4 inches (9.2 mm), Weight:171 oz (171 g)

Oppo R1001 Joy

77.4Color:White/Black, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.5 inches (63 mm) x 4.9 inches (124 mm) x 0.4 inches (9.9 mm), Weight:125 oz (125 g)

Oppo R2001 Yoyo

66.7Color:White/Black, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.7 inches (69.5 mm) x 5.5 inches (138.5 mm) x 0.4 inches (9.2 mm), Weight:145 oz (145 g)

Oppo Find 5 Mini

71.9Color:White/Black, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.7 inches (68 mm) x 5.4 inches (137 mm) x 0.3 inches (7.7 mm), Weight:128 oz (128 g)

Oppo R1S

67.5Color:White/Blue, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.8 inches (70.4 mm) x 5.6 inches (142.7 mm) x 0.3 inches (7.1 mm), Weight:140 oz (140 g)

Oppo R3

67.9Color:Black/white, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.8 inches (70.4 mm) x 5.6 inches (142.3 mm) x 0.2 inches (6.3 mm), Weight:140 oz (140 g)

screen cleanliness

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoscreen cleanliness

Oppo Neo 5

35.1-Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):480 x 854, Pixel density:217 ppi

Oppo Neo 3

35.1Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):480 x 854, Pixel density:217 ppi

Oppo Find 7

88.5Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):1440 x 2560, Pixel density:534 ppi

Oppo R1001 Joy

42.3Display type:TFT, Screen resolution (width x height):480 x 800, Pixel density:233 ppi

Oppo R2001 Yoyo

42.8Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):540 x 960, Pixel density:234 ppi

Oppo Find 5 Mini

42.8Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):540 x 960, Pixel density:234 ppi

Oppo R1S

59.9Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1280, Pixel density:293 ppi

Oppo R3

59.9Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1280, Pixel density:293 ppi

performance

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoperformance

Oppo Neo 5

14.9-OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 400, CPU specs:1.2GHz×4(Quad core), RAM size:1GB

Oppo Neo 3

6.4OS:Android, Chipset:Mediatek MT6572, CPU specs:1.3GHz×2(Dual core), RAM size:1GB

Oppo Find 7

67.7OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801, CPU specs:2.5GHz×4(Quad core), RAM size:3GB

Oppo R1001 Joy

6.4OS:Android, Chipset:Mediatek MT6572, CPU specs:1.3GHz×2(Dual core), RAM size:512.0MB

Oppo R2001 Yoyo

16.5OS:Android, Chipset:Mediatek MT6582M, CPU specs:1.3GHz×4(Quad core), RAM size:1GB

Oppo Find 5 Mini

16.5OS:Android, Chipset:Mediatek MT6582M, CPU specs:1.3GHz×4(Quad core), RAM size:1GB

Oppo R1S

21.1OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 400, CPU specs:1.6GHz×4(Quad core), RAM size:1GB

Oppo R3

21.1OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 400, CPU specs:1.6GHz×4(Quad core), RAM size:1GB

Oppo Neo 5's specs

Oppo Neo 5
ImageOppo Neo 5
MakerOppo
Release date8, 2014
ColorBlack
OSAndroid
Dimensions (width x height x thickness)2.6 inches (65.8 mm) x 5.2 inches (132 mm) x 0.4 inches (9.2 mm)
Weight132.5 oz (132.5 g)
Display size4.5 inch
Display typeIPS LCD
Screen resolution (width x height)480 x 854
Pixel density217 ppi
Battery capacity1900 mAh
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 400
CPU specs1.2GHz×4(Quad core)
RAM size1GB
Storage size4GB
Rear-camera resolution5 MP
Front-camera resolution2 MP

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