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Chinese manufacturer Oppo has recently announced the Find 5, an Android phone that may very well be the world's first handset with a 1920 x 1080 screen resolution. Here's a run-down of the specs.

  • 5-inch 1080p 1920 x 1080 (441 ppi)
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064 1.5 GHz quad-core processor
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 12 megapixel camera
  • Android 4.1
  • Wi-Fi as/a/b/g/n
  • Bluetooth 4.0

The Find 5 looks a little too good to be true, and I'll believe it when I see something more than a rendering. Even if it does pan out, the odds of seeing it here in North America are pretty slim. That screen resolution sounds great, but is it overkill, or are we still looking for something sharper on our phones? Would it be worth a significant hit in battery life to use a screen that dense?

Via: AusDroid

 
There are 22 comments

DrewCSchultz says:

Am I crazy or does that render say "Numb Encore" by Eminem, as opposed to Link in Park/Jay Z?

ryryrose says:

not crazy, it does say that.

JaHollen says:

That pixel density is a complete waste. Unless you're going to stick the phone two inches front of your face, you'll never notice a difference.

Grahaman27 says:

but 90% of smartphone owners dont know that and would think its great.

bplewis24 says:

Unless Apple does it, then it's the most incredible thing ever.

mmaestro says:

I'd like to see it. I can make out pixels on the iPhone 4 display. Barely, but they're there (iPad 3 and Retina Macbook I think are pretty obvious). I'd like to see how this looks.

MERCDROID says:

It looks beautiful and minimalistic. Haha, if it had a home button instead of the capacitative buttons, I would think it was an iPhone. Hell, looks like what the iPhone 5 should have been. I would love a phone with an edge to edge display. But, to be honest, the only way you would be able to hold the phone is if you put a case on it. With specs like that, this would definitely be a phone that is future-proofed.

dbhart5 says:

Talk about a definite target for an Apple trademark infringement law suite. It looks way too much like an iPhone.

kicko says:

that was the first thing i said

jazza_s says:

they're Chinese. They'll do what they want. Definitely over kill though. 720 is pleanty.

DrDoppio says:

What trademark?

Mobius360 says:

If it's the same Oppo they make fantastic Dvd/Blu-Ray Disc players,of course the phone business is different so it would be interesting to see how they support it. There's no way that phone pictured wouldn't become part of an Apple lawsuit though.

That's what I was wondering as well. I know I bought an upscaling Oppo DVD player a few years back and they really do produce some high-end stuff. The unit was in a really high grade box and it was even enclosed in a felt bag inside the box. Of course the bag had the Oppo label emblazoned on it. ;-)

mmaestro says:

Right. Great quality stuff for a reasonable price. But "reasonable price" for the quality they're producing is still far more than most folks will pay for a DVD/Blu-Ray player. It'll be interesting to see what the price point for this phone is. I'm hopeful they'll at the very least sell it direct from their website.

Grahaman27 says:

thats one big phone.

I come from the land of home theater fanatics (much worse than phone fanatics, they have had more years to wallow in minute details of limited eventual value), but Oppo does make some very, very good stuff for a good price. They are considered maybe the best upconverting DVD player, for instance. I would give them a chance...but I agree with the resolution issue (unless HDMI out plays to my TV).

Jeff

I like it, with a 5 inch screen I think you could notice the diff. But it is stuff like this that pushes innovation, LOVE IT and want more to challenge it!

hargoth#AC says:

The biggest reason for 1080p is simple compatibility with large screen displays, like your TV, or cumputer monitor.

Add bluetooth or wireless USB keyboard and mouse and there you are, all set for office productivity, or playing games on the 7.1 sound system in my living room.

It really does simplify the HDMI output if it only has to 'mirror' the display.

masterpfa says:

In fantasy land, these are nice specs, but whether or not this will see the light of day?

Note to phone manufacturers, please stop including the mental edge around the front of the phone, it mimics the look of a dated and no longer produced iPhone 3.

I want this!! but it really should have on screen buttons....

Gearu says:

I'd prefer 4.5 inches and 720p screen, but this still interests me, and the back button is on the correct side which is great. Let's just hope that camera has a good sensor, and the battery is huge, and I might just make a pre order.