Chinese phone maker Oppo has unveiled the Reno 5 series. It sports two models: Reno 5 and Reno 5 Pro. Both models come with the trending 5G connectivity.
The Reno 5 series sports an OLED panel with 1080p+ resolution and 90Hz refresh rate and 180Hz touch sampling rate. The vanilla Reno 5 is built around a 6.43″ panel while the Pro variant has a bigger 6.55″ panel. The Pro model is brighter with a 500 nits max compared to 430 nits on the vanilla model. There is a fingerprint reader on the display for biometric security.
Hardware-wise, the Reno 5 Pro is powered by Dimensity 1000+ chipset from MediaTek. It is paired with 8/128GB and 12/256GB configurations. For the Reno 5, it comes with a Snapdragon 765G chipset but has the same memory configuration – 8/128GB & 12/256GB.
The camera setup is the same on both phones. The rear module consists of a 64MP f/1.7 lens with EIS, an 8MP ultrawide lens and two 2MP lens. Video recording is at 30 frames per second. The punch-hole cutout on the display is home to a 32MP selfie camera, which can be used for face unlock.
Both Reno phones pack a 4,300 mAh battery capacity with SuperVOOC 2.0 charging (65W) support. You can also use QuickCharge chargers at 18W, reverse charging and USB Power Delivery. Charging is done via a USB-port which also functions as a headphone jack on the Reno 5 Pro. The Reno 5 has a 3.5mm jack instead with no NFC and Wi-Fi 5. The Pro model has a more advanced wireless connection – Wi-Fi 6 and supports NFC. Software-wise, they run on Android 11 out of the box with ColorOS 11 skin.
The Reno 5 series is available for pre-order in China via JD.com. The Oppo Reno 5 Pro 5G retails for CNY3,400/$520/€430 (8/128GB) and CNY3,800 (12/256GB). While the Oppo Reno 5 costs CNY2,700/$410/€340 (8/128GB) and CNY 3,000 (12/256GB).