Oppo R5
The Oppo R5 has a 5.5in screen, making in quite large in hand Oppo

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Oppo has revealed its R5 smartphone, which at 4.85mm lays claim to the title of the world's thinnest smartphone, snatching the honour from UK firm Kazan and its Tornado 348 which was 5.15mm.

The company also announced its N3 smartphone, which boasts with a rotating, motion tracking camera.

The Oppo R5 is the world's thinnest smartphone at just 4.85mm
The Oppo R5 is the world's thinnest smartphone at just 4.85mm Oppo

The Oppo R5 will feature a 1.5GHz octa-core Snapdragon 615 chip with 2GB RAM, Andreno 330 graphics processing unit (GPU), and 16GB storage.

It boasts a 5.5in Full HD (1920 x 1080) AMOLED screen, making for 423 pixels per inch.

To overcome the limitations of the 2000mAh battery included with the R5, Oppo has also included support for its VOOC rapid charging technology.

On the rear is a 13-megapixel (MP) camera using the Sony Exmor IMX214 BSI sensor, capable of recording 4K video at 30 frames per second (FPS), 1080p video at 60FPS, and 720p slow motion video at 120FPS. Up front is a 5MP camera with 83 degree wide angle lens.

The Oppo R5 will cost $499 (£310) when it goes on sale, and like the N3, no UK pricing or release date has been announced.

Other key feautres include:

  • Dimensions 148.9 × 74.5 × 4.85 mm
  • Weight 155 g
  • Operating system ColorOS 2.0, based on Android 4.4
  • Color: Silver, Gold