Global electronics and technology service provider OPPO has finally launched their new smartphone, the OPPO Mirror 5, in the Philippines. This coincided with the reveal and contract signing of their first local brand ambassador, Sarah Geronimo, last August 13 at the SM Mall of Asia Atrium.
Sarah Geronimo, the face of OPPO Mirror 5
“We at OPPO Philippines are very happy to finally launch the OPPO Mirror 5 in the Philippines,” said OPPO Philippines CEO James Ma. “Filipino users demand nothing less than the best kind of mobile experience, and this is precisely what the Mirror 5 delivers – great performance combined with great aesthetics.”
A Spark of Brilliance
As its slogan suggests, the Mirror 5 is a perfect interpretation of its design philosophy, “wisdom and innovation, shining above the ordinary”. With a unique diamond-like mirrored surface, the OPPO Mirror 5 is a feast for the eyes. Designed with individual cut-glass segments consisting of different reflective properties, all crafted using a sophisticated ultraviolet embossing technique, the Mirror 5 provides a stunning finish that comes in both white and blue color options.
Beneath the attractive surface is an innovative internal structure reinforced with a bi-metallic frame and cross beams for exceptional strength and durability, coming together to create a tough skeleton within. The 5-inch display is an ideal size to fit in the palm with fantastic image quality and entertainment that is truly pleasurable and enjoyable on the go. SRP: P9,990.00, Display: 5″, Processor: Quad-core 1.2GHz, Rear Camera: 8MP, Front Camera: 5MP, Resolution: 960×540 Pixels, RAM: 2GB, OS: Color OS 2.1 (based on Android 5.1), Storage: 16GB (expandable up to 128GB), Battery Capacity: 2420mAh, Key Selling Points:Pure Image 2.0+, ColorOS 2.1 (based on android 5.1), Smart Remote, Diamond-like mirrored surface
The Mirror 5 relies on the brand new ColorOS 2.1. Based on Android 5.1, OPPO’s new OS provides a faster, steadier, and overall enhanced user experience. Besides the new UI and extended themes available, ColorOS comes with fast activation speeds, smooth and steady sliding, as well as more memory and power, in which key application scenes have been optimized. Thanks to self-optimization and the more reliable Android 5.1, the stability of ColorOS 2.1 has been greatly improved.
Under the hood is the ColorOS 2.1, the latest OPPO OS
Under the hood is a power-packed Qualcomm Snapdragon Quad-Core 410 64-bit processor with 2GB RAM + 16GB ROM, bringing fast and seamless multitasking between games, programs and applications. The Mirror 5 offers 3G with super-high speeds, dual-SIM slots, and SD card support of up to 128GB, helping users balance their workload and personal needs.
It also has a specialized three-in-one efficient management and organization function that can automatically sort, transfer, and manage icons by batches. What’s more is its automatic memory garbage clearing process that is initiated every 10 minutes of being idle.
Create that spark in your life
The Mirror 5 is not simply a device built with appearance and performance in mind – its goal is to bring a spark of creativity to life.
The Mirror 5 comes equipped with a 5 MP front camera with selfie fillightand an 8MP rear camera, making for stunning selfies and landscape photos. With greater photosensitivity for low light conditions and a swift exposure time to minimize blurring, as well as the newly enhanced Pure Image 2.0+ engine, you can look forward to consistently superior images.
Smart features is an area where OPPO is investing a great deal of time and effort. The Ultra-responsive remote control function of the Mirror 5 empowers users to take control of various household appliances using their phone with stronger, more sensitive signals from lengthy distances.And the platform also supports online updates of appliance compatibility to ensure total household control.
Intuitive Remote Control
The Mirror 5 was launched back in July in other countries and has now made its way to the local market. Equipped with its unique diamond-patterned back; OPPO’s latest OS, the ColorOS 2.1; and a host of smart functions, the Mirror 5 is a strong contender for the best phone in its price range. The newly launched Mirror 5 is locally priced at PHP 9,990.00.
A star not only for a night
Along with their premiere of the Mirror 5, OPPO also revealed their first local brand ambassador at the launch event.OPPO had been teasing the public about their new brand ambassador for weeks in social media, and so the reveal of popular pop singer Sarah Geronimo was greeted with much enthusiasm.
Prior to the contract signing, which also happened at the event, Sarah performed two of her latest songs to the glee of the crowd.
“I’m excited to work with OPPO,” Sarah said, regarding the contract signing. “They’re the type of company I want to be with.”
James Ma, OPPO Philippines CEO, had this to say on their new endorser: “We chose Sarah as our first ambassador because we think she’s an ideal fit for OPPO. She brings an unmatched combination of freshness and elegance to the table, and that’s what we want in an endorser.”