On the evening of December 10, OPPO launched a new generation of Reno series phones – Reno 5 and Reno 5 Pro. They come with a number of selling points such as portrait video, 32-megapixel front lens, and is the first to use FDF full-dimensional portrait video technology. The system supports AI radiance video beautification and many more.
In terms of design, the Reno 5 series adopts a brand-new Galaxy-like dream style, Reno Glow 2.0 star diamond technology. The brilliance is 35% higher than the previous generation, and there are different color changes from any angle. In addition, the Reno 5 series of smartphones also added a luminous material to the lens and top. It emits a low light like a firefly at night, making it even more dreamlike. Thanks to this design, the Reno 5 series of smartphones have also made an unusual light and thin feel. The Reno 5 is 7.9mm thick, while the Reno 5 Pro is 7.6mm thick and weighs only 173 grams.
The Reno 5 series has four options: Starry Night, Aurora Blue, Moonlight Black, and Star Wish Red (New Year Edition). In terms of screen, the Reno 5 has a 6.43-inch face-to-face hole-punch screen design, and 90Hz refresh rate, 180Hz sampling rate. The Reno 5 Pro has a 6.55-inch screen, hyperboloid flexible punch screen and 90Hz high brush +180Hz Sampling Rate.
The Reno 5 series supports under-screen optical fingerprint recognition technology. The entire system adopts Goodix’s under-screen optical fingerprint solution, bringing a smooth unlocking experience. The series has a 32-megapixel water-light lenses on the front. It supports video super image stabilization, AI radiant video beauty, AI video enhancement and other functions. The rear is a 64-megapixel water-light portrait quad-camera, consisting of a 64MP main camera + 8MP ultra wide-angle + 2MP retro portrait + 2MP macro.
In addition to the water lens, the Reno 5 series also supports OPPO’s exclusive FDF full-dimensional portrait video technology system. There are two engines for perception and image quality enhancement. They are respectively optimized for the subject and the overall picture during portrait shooting, and perceive portraits. With the synergy of the two engines, users can shoot “beautiful people” videos in various scenes.
In terms of hardware, the Reno 5 uses the Snapdragon 765G processor. The Reno 5 Pro has a Dimensity 1000+ processor, with up to 12GB of memory and 256GB of storage. The regular variant comes with a 4300mAh battery. The Reno 5 Pro has a 4350mAh battery, both of which support 65W super flash charging. The Reno 5 series of smartphones have been upgraded to the ColorOS 11.1 system. They support optimization technologies such as Hyper Boost 4.0, and claiming to be free for 30 months.
For games, the Reno5 Pro supports quick launch of 10 seconds. The “five-dimensional super-sensing gaming experience” provides OPPO exclusive optimization solutions before the game starts, during and after the game.
Aimed at car users, the Reno5 series creates a seamless experience of “smart car-machine interconnection”. It truly closely relates the intelligence of smartphones to cars. The Bluetooth car key function realizes one-time pairing and unlocks without feeling. In terms of price, the price of Reno5 8GB+128GB is at 2,699 yuan ($413), and 12GB+256GB is at 2,999 yuan ($459).
The price of Reno5 Pro 8GB+128GB is at 3399 yuan ($520) and 12GB+256GB is at 3799 yuan ($580). So, the pre-orders have been started and will be officially launched on December 18. In addition, the price of Reno 5 Pro New Year Edition 8GB+128GB is at 3399 yuan ($520) and will go on sale on December 29.