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Pictures of Oppo Find 5 Full HD phone emerge

Chinese manufacturer Oppo, whose Finder is one of the thinnest smartphones on the planet (opens in new tab), has released pictures of its newest handset called the Find 5 on its forum (opens in new tab).

It comes with a massive 5in display with a full HD (1,920 x 1,080 resolution), 2GB of RAM and a quad-core system-on-chip from Qualcomm, the APQ8064.

Other features include a 3mm bezel, a 12-megapixel Sony BSI camera with a flash and what we suspect to be Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.

The pictures were published shortly after HTC officially presented the J Butterfly smartphone/phablet (opens in new tab), which also has a 5in display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon system-on-chip and a full HD resolution which translates into a 440ppi pixel density, around a third higher than Apple’s “Retina” display.

(opens in new tab)It is not sure whether the Oppo Find 5 is using the same Super LCD 3 that equips the J Butterfly, a display that might have been devised by Sharp or Samsung and which could be rolled out on other smartphones as well.

Interestingly, it paves the way for smaller displays with much high resolution. For example, a 3.5in with a 1,280 x 720 pixels resolution requires a pixel density of 415ppi.

Désiré Athow
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Désiré has been musing and writing about technology during a career spanning four decades. He dabbled in website building and web hosting when DHTML and frames were en vogue and started writing about the impact of technology on society just before the start of the Y2K hysteria at the turn of the last millennium. Following an eight-year stint at ITProPortal.com where he discovered the joys of global tech-fests, Désiré now heads up TechRadar Pro. Previously he was a freelance technology journalist at Incisive Media, Breakthrough Publishing and Vnunet, and Business Magazine. He also launched and hosted the first Tech Radio Show on Radio Plus.