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Oppo Might Turn the Find 5 into a Google Edition Phone

June 18, 2013 - Written By Alexander Maxham

We’ve heard nothing but great things about the Oppo Find 5, Oppo’s first venture into the Android world. Just a little while ago, Oppo took to Google+ to ask all of us a question:

One of our Ofans had this idea of a Google Edition of Find 5. Would you like to see it become a reality? http://bit.ly/Find5Nexus

This comes right after Huawei said no to a Google Edition phone. Now the Oppo Find 5 was one of the first devices to sport a 5-inch 1080p display, and it’s built like a tank. It has some pretty great internals too for a first device from Oppo. Like we’ve said we’ve heard nothing but great things about the Oppo Find 5, even with their custom skin. Which they’ve been hard at work working on and it does look great and brings some really cool tweaks and customizations. But having the ability to get this kind of phone with Stock Android out of the box would be great.

The Oppo Find 5 has been pretty developer friendly already. In fact, it’s the only non-Nexus device to have an official build of Paranoid Android. It also has build of CyanogenMod 10.1 available. It’s about as developer friendly as the Galaxy S4 and other Samsung devices.

The comments on the Google+ post all seem to point to “Yes we want a Oppo Find 5 Google Edition”. Which means that we might see one. But at this point, I’d almost want Oppo to wait and make the successor to the Find 5 (possibly the Find 7) a Google Edition phone. Unless they make the Find 5 Google Edition rather cheap, around $500 from the Play Store. Now that would be pretty cool, right?

How many of you would love to have an Oppo Find 5 Google Edition? Make sure you check out this link so Oppo knows you want one.