Oppo Reno 5 Pro 5G (2021): Standard phone of Oppo

Oppo Reno 5 Pro 5G

Review

Oppo Reno 5 Pro 5G is the upgraded and improved phone of the Reno series compared to Oppo Reno 4 Pro. Reno 5 pro comes with the latest OS, MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ processor, ARM G77 MC9 GPU (good GPU), five cameras, 5G, 4350 mAh battery life, and a lot more features. MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ is one of the faster chipsets in the market.

Oppo Reno 5 Pro 5G is one step higher than Oppo Reno 5 because it has upgraded Software and Hardware than Reno 5. But the king of this lineup is the Oppo Reno 5 Pro plus 5G. Reno 5 Pro is one of the best phones of 2021 in the market.  

The only 4G variant of Oppo Reno 5 Pro comes in Pakistan because only 4G networks are available in Pakistan. Reno 5 Pro is expected to launch in Pakistan at the end of January or the start of February. The expected price of the Reno 5 Pro in Pakistan is 75 to 80 thousand.

If I compare it with Oppo Reno 5, it has a powerful processor and GPU.

 Here are some key specs, Oppo Reno 5 Pro VS Oppo Reno 5       

Oppo Reno 5 Pro (5G)Oppo Reno 5 (5G)
Same camera setup  but 32MP front camera64MP+8MP+2MP+2MP 44MP(front)
Powerful processor(MediaTek Dimensity 1000+)Lower than 1000+(Snapdragon 720G)
ARM G77 MC9 GPUAdreno 618 GPU
4350 mAh4310mAh
8GB/128GB, 12GB/256GB8GB/128GB
No Headphone jack3.5mm headphone jack
Wi-Fi 6Wi-Fi 5

There is a slight change in other specs but the same. The important specs are on the table. So there is a software and hardware upgrade in Reno 5 Series compared to Reno 4 series. Oppo Reno 5 Pro is the same as Oppo Reno 5, but there is a change in Hardware Specs.

Price Table

Oppo Reno 5 Pro Starting Price in USD$520(5G), 8/128GB
Reno 5 Pro Starting Price in PakistanExpected 80 to 82000(4G) ,8/128GB
Oppo Reno 5 Pro Starting Price in IndiaExpected 38000(5G), 8/128GB
Oppo Reno 5 Pro Starting Price in Saudi Arabia1538 Riyal(5G), 8/128GB
Oppo Reno 5 Pro Starting Price in AUS$669 AUS(5G), 8/128GB
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Performance

The Performance of the OPPO Reno 5 Pro is brilliant because it has a powerful CPU and GPU. The MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ processor is also a competitor of Snapdragon 865, but, Snapdragon 865 is a powerful processor and is even used in Samsung S series. The MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ chipset with 5G connectivity is a more powerful processor than Snapdragon 720G.

It has 8GB and 12GB of RAM and even a powerful GPU. The most important part of devices is the processor. If the phone has a powerful CPU, then the phone gives a brilliant performance. This Pro model has 8GB/128GB and 12GB/256GB. So the storage and RAM performance is not the issue in this mobile. The storage is UFS 2.1, but Reno 5 Pro+ has UFS 3.1 storage. So the king of this lineup is Reno 5 Pro+.

Learn more about MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ processor

5 Pro also has the latest Android 11, ColorOS 11.1 software. It was the latest OS in 2021.

Operating System (Android 11)

Oppo Reno 5 runs the latest Android 11, with Oppo’s ColorOS 11.1. It is the latest 18th version of Android, released on September 8, 2020; it gives more security and privacy fixes to your phone and more new features.

5G

So everybody knows that the future is of 5G and 5G expanding daily. This phone is also 5G enabled. 5G (fifth Gen wireless) is the latest iteration of cellular technology, engineered to increase wireless networks, speed, and responsiveness significantly. 

So the overall performance of Oppo Reno 5 Pro (5G) is brilliant. You can play PUBG and more high-end games smoothly and faster.

Display& Design

Oppo Reno 5 Pro has a 6.5-inch super AMOLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate, 97% NTSC color gamut, FHD+(1080p X 2400p) resolution, 1100 nits local peak brightness, 800nits brightness in sunlight, and also Gorilla glass protection. Everybody knows that AMOLED displays are brilliant and colorful. The display is the same as Reno 5 and Realme 7 Pro, but Realme 7 Pro has a 60Hz refresh rate, and both Reno 5 and Reno 5 Pro have a 90Hz refresh rate. It is a very lightweight phone.

The design of the 5 Pro is the same as Reno 4 Pro design, but Oppo Reno 5 Pro comes with a matt finish. It has a glass front/back with Gorilla Glass protection. The frame of this phone is made of aluminum. If I compare it with Realme 7 Pro, then Realme 7 Pro has a plastic back and plastic frame.

Camera

Reno 5 Pro comes with a 64MP primary camera, 8MP Ultra-wide camera, 2MP Macro camera, 2MP Mono camera, and 32MP front camera. The Oppo cameras are brilliant. The camera setup is the same as Realme 7 Pro and Oppo Reno 5, but Oppo Reno 5 got a 44MP front camera.

The main strength of Oppo mobiles is the cameras because Oppo mobiles got good cameras, and photos/videos clicked by these cameras are colorful and realistic.

Video record with Rear camera

You can record 4K videos at 30fps, 1080p (60fps/30fps), and 720p (60fps/30fps) with rear camera.  

Record Video slo-mo: 1080p (480fps/120fps), 720p (60fps/30fps).
Zoom Video: 4K at 30fps, 1080p at 60fps/30fps, 720p at 60fps/30fps.

Record Video with Front Camera:

You can record 1080p and 720p videos at 30fps with front camera and also record slo-mo videos 1080p at 120fps and 720p at 240fps.

Selfie Camera: video stabilization 1080p (30fps) and 720p (30fps)

 Battery Life

Oppo Reno 5 Pro has a 2×2175(4350)mAh/16.83Wh (Typ) battery. This phone gives one-day battery life on moderate usage. If you put your phone on charge and forget to plug it out, don’t worry; when the phone is 100% charged, the charging is automatically plugged out. This phone offers 4 hours of battery life easier when you play PUBG continuously.

This phone supports super-fast 65W SuperVOOC 2.0 charging, which will do 0 to 100% in just 30minuts and half the battery in 15minuts. That’s amazing. Reno 5 Pro also supports the new AI charging features, such as optimized night charging.  

Reno 5 Pro Specifications

Storage:  128GB, 256GB
RAM:8GB,12GB LPDDR4x@ 1866MHz
Height: 159.7 mm 
Width: 73.2mm
Weight: 173 grams
Depth: 7.6 mm  
Display:  



Brightness:
6.5 inch(16.33cm) AMOLED Display Refresh rate max 90Hz, Options 90Hz/60Hz

500nits (typical)
Max of 800 nits in sunlight (typical)
1100 nits local peak brightness
Screen Ratio:92.10%
Touch Sampling Rate:Maximum 180Hz(2 fingers), Default 120Hz(5 Fingers)
Pixel Density:402ppi
Resolution:FHD+(1080p X 2400p)
Video playing support:HD 4K at 30fps
Water Resistance:No
Battery: 2x 2125mAh/16.44Wh(min)
2 x 2175 mAh/ 16.83(Typ)
Lithium-ion polymer battery
Sim Tray:2 Nano-sim slot No SD card slot
Finger Print Sensor: Face Unlock:In-screen Yes
Charging Support:65W fast charging support
Support SuperVOOC 2.0, SuperVOOC, VOOC 3.0, PD (9V/2A), QC (9V/2A)
Sensors: Fingerprint Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Geomagnetic Sensor, Gravity Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Optical sensor, Pedometer
Headphone Jack:Type-C

Connectivity:  
USB Interface:
USB version:
USB OTG:
Location Technology:
NFC:

Wi-Fi 6,  Bluetooth 5.1    
USB Type-C
USB 2.0
Supported

GPS, Glonass, Beidou, Galileo, A-GPS and QZSS
Not supported
 Processor:  
Processor Speed:
MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ (7nm)
Eight cores with a maximum frequency of 2.6GHz
GPU:ARM G77 MC9 836MHz
Rear Camera:      


Shooting Mode:
64MP Wide, f/1.7; FOV 81◦; closed-loop focus motor
8MP Ultra-Wide f/2.2; FOV 115◦; fixed focus
2MP Macro f/2.4; FOV 89◦
2MP Mono f/2.4; FOV 89◦  
Video, photo, night mode, portrait, dual-view video, extra HD, slo-mo, time-lapse, expert, AI mixed portrait, pano, text scanner, macro, sticker, so loop templates, Google lens
Image Size:6936 X 9248 (64MP)
Normal Photo Mode:


Front Default:
3468 x 4624(4:3)
3468 x 3468(1:1)
2080 x 4624 (full screen)
2608 x 4624 (16:9)  

4896 x 6528 (4:3)
4896 x 4896 (1:1)
2944 x  6528 (full screen)
3680 x 6528 (16:9)
Front Camera:

Shooting Mode:
32MP, f/2.4; FOV 85◦

Video, photo, night mode, portrait, dual-view video, AI mixed portrait, pano, slo-mo, time-lapse, sticker
Operating System: Android 11, ColorOS 11.1
Released Date:January 22, 2021
 Colors:  Astral Blue, Starry Black

 In My Opinion

Reno 5 Pro(5G) ProsReno 5 Pro(5G) Cons
5G enabledexpensive
Brilliant AMOLED displayNo 3.5mm ear jack
65W fast chargingNo NFC
Awesome cameras 

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