Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G Review: A Pretty Phone That Works Great

Harin - Mar 05, 2021


Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G Review: A Pretty Phone That Works Great

A fan of Oppo? Here is all the information that we have got for the Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G, from its release date, price, to specs.

The Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G comes with some impressive features including a fingerprint-resistant back, an octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ SoC, and a 64MP main camera. When being tested, the smartphone can really go up against devices with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset. The main camera delivers excellent photos. The real highlight is the brand new Full Dimension Fusion Portrait Video system to improve day-time video and enhance low-light videos using AI technologies. The Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G with its stunning design, reliable cameras, and good performance is surely a value-for-money smartphone. If you plan on purchasing this device, check out our Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G review.

Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G Release Date

Oppo officially launched the Reno5 Pro 5G on January 18, 2021.

Oppo Reno5 Pro 5g
Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G price in India is Rs 35,990.

Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G Price

Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G price in India is Rs 35,990. It is available in only one variant with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. In terms of color, there are two options including Astral Blue and Starry Black. Consumers can get the phone from Flipkart. At this price, the Reno5 Pro 5G competes against the OnePlus 8, the Xiaomi Mi 10T, the Vivo V20 Pro, the Realme X7 Pro, and others.

Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G Design

When one is asked what a smartphone should feel like, the most popular answers will be about classy and premium design, even weight distribution, sleekness, and have a good grip. If that answer sounds like you, the Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G will be the one for you as it has all those criteria.

Oppo Reno5 Pro 5g Design
The phone has a pretty shimmering effect that is not usually found in smartphones.

The phone is made with the “Reno Glow” technique. As a result, it has a pretty shimmering effect that is not usually found in smartphones. The color shifts between blue and white with specks of glitter depending on the ambient lighting. This makes the phone look classy. Moreover, thanks to the texture, the phone is easy to grip and hold. The finish is also fingerprint-resistant.

At 173gr and with a thickness of 7.6mm, the phone can easily be put into skinny pockets without making you uncomfortable. Oppo uses Gorilla Glass 3 for more protection against scratches.

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Thanks to the texture, the phone is easy to grip and hold.

On the top left of the back is the rectangular camera module with three symmetrical lenses and one smaller fourth sensor. Since they barely protrude, the phone won’t rock when placed on the table.

Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G Display

The back of the phone blends in perfectly with the front thanks to its slightly curved display. In the series, the Reno5 Pro 5G is the first to offer that. The curves of the display help with the handling experience as it makes the phone more contact, avoiding any ghost touches.

Oppo Reno5 Pro 5g Display
The Reno5 Pro 5G sports a 6.5-inch Super AMOLED display.

The Reno5 Pro 5G sports a 6.5-inch Super AMOLED display with an aspect ratio of 20:9, a peak brightness of 1,100 nits, and an HDR10+ certificate. Gamers will surely appreciate the 90Hz refresh rate as well as the 180Hz touch response rate.

The display is sharp and vivid, offering great viewing angles along with ample brightness for outdoor use. Oppo has optimized the interface so that the higher refresh rate is smoother.

Oppo Reno5 Pro 5g Fingerprint Scanner
The optical in-display fingerprint scanner is at the bottom of the screen.

There is an optical in-display fingerprint scanner the is at the bottom of the screen. You can also unlock the phone using the 2D face unlocking feature, which works instantaneously. The phone also supports Always-on Display.

Oppo Reno5 Pro Specs & Performance

The Oppo Reno5 Pro has the MediaTek Dimensity 1000 Plus Soc. The phone can easily handle daily tasks and even gaming with excellent stability. Some games don’t support the highest frame rate options. However, that seems to be because of a lack of optimizations.

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The Oppo Reno5 Pro has the MediaTek Dimensity 1000 Plus Soc.

The phone has 5G capabilities as well. Besides that, WiFi reception, data speeds, and call quality are all rock solid.

Out of the box, the phone runs on Android 11 and Color OS 11.1 on top.

Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G Camera

The phone comes with a quad-camera setup on the back with a 64MP main camera, an 8MP ultra-wide camera, a 2MP macro lens, and a 2MP mono camera. On the front, there is a 32MP selfie camera.

Oppo Reno5 Pro 5g Camera
The phone comes with a quad-camera setup on the back.

The main camera produces pleasing colors, accurate exposure, and temperature with great dynamic range. The ultra-wide lens also does a great job in providing a wider field of view. However, it lacks contrast and the dynamic range. The other two cameras are nothing special.

Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G Battery

The Oppo Reno5 Pro has a 4,350mAh battery. The phone can manage one day of use. You also have the 64W Super VOOV 2.0 charging. Using the included adapter, it only takes around 35 minutes to completely charge the phone. 10 minutes of charging can give over 35% of the battery, which is enough for a few hours.

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