Oppo Reno 5 Pro 5G Review

Oppo launched the Reno series smartphone named Oppo Reno 5 Pro successor to Oppo Reno 4 Pro. Oppo Reno 5 Pro was released in India on January 18, 2020. Oppo Reno 5 Pro is priced at 35,990 Indian Rupees In India @ 8GB + 128GB Base Variant.

It features the Dimensity chip from MediaTek named Dimensity 1000+. this chip is made of 7nm LPP (Low Power Plus) FinFet process. this processor is divided into 2 parts; the first part features 4 x A55 low power cores which are clocked at 2.0GHz, second part features 4 x A77 high powered cores which are clocked at 2.6GHz. it has Mali-G77 MC9 GPU. It has an Integrated 5G Modem which has Download and Uploads speeds of 4.7GBPS & 2.5GBPS. It has also integrated Ai Unit built-in the processor which helps in AI Capabilities.

I will divide the review into pros & cons. let’s see quick specs of Oppo Reno 5 Pro and Jump into the review.

Oppo Reno 5 Pro 5G Specs

  • 6.55” FHD+ AMOLED Display with 90Hz Refresh Rate & 180Hz Touch Sampling Rate
  • Protected with Glass on front and Back
  • MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ SoC
  • 8 / 12GB LPDDR4X Ram
  • 128 / 256GB Internal Storage
  • Quad Camera: 64MP F/1.8, PDAF (main) +8MP F/2.3, 17mm, 119˚ PDAF (Ultrawide) + 2MP F/2.4 (Macro) + 2MP F/2.4 (Macro)
  • 32MP f/2.5, 26mm (wide) front camera
  • 4300mAH battery with 65W fast charging support, 100% in 33 Min
  • Color Os 11 Based on Android 11.  
  • In-Display fingerprint scanner / Volte / Dual GPS
  • WiFi / Bluetooth 5.0 / 5G / Single Speakers / USB – C

6.5″ Full HD+ AMOLED screen :

Here in Display Department, Oppo Reno 4 Pro Features an Excellent Full HD 6.5″ AMOLED panel Notchless Edge screen with 403 pixels per inch, the colors are vibrant and enjoyable, viewing angles are also Excellent. There are No issues & problems with screen quality. It is very bright to see in direct sunlight.

Stereo Speaker and Headphone Jack:

In Oppo Reno 5 Pro, oppo Used the traditional Single Speaker System and it is Much louder and equal when Compared to Single Speaker System used in Reno 4 Pro. we can see this traditional Single Speaker System in Oppo Reno 4 Pro Smartphone also.

There is no 3.5mm headphone jack, so We ahave to use USB-C for Headphones. The Output of the USB-C Port is Good with good punchy Sound.

Build Quality : 

Oppo Reno 5 Pro is Build with a Aluminium Frame and Glass Back & Front of the Device Is Protected with Glass. There are no issues of creakiness with the build quality. Oppo Reno 5 Pro well built and the bezels are shrunk down to place a 6.55″ Amoled screen.

In-Display Fingerprint scanner: 

Oppo Reno 5 Pro Features an In-Display mounted fingerprint sensor which is present on the Bottom Front of the phone. By performance, it is fast and very accurate to recognize the fingerprint of the user.

Face unlocking:

Oppo Reno 5 Pro has face unlock feature. It works Nice in Normal Conditions Very Quickly and And Securely but in Night Conditions it will work 40% Screen brightness to recognize the user.

Weight balance: 

Oppo Reno 5 Pro feels Very Light with 6.5″ Screen and 4350 mAh battery equipped. Reno 4 Pro Feels Medium and weighs 173 Grams.

Battery life:

My Oppo Reno 5 Pro lasted a Full Working day with heavy usage and at the end of the day, I had 19% of charge left in the phone which is good for a 4350 mAH Battery. We got 5.4 Hours of Sot( Screen on time) on using Mobile data which is good. you will get above 6hr Battery life if you use Continuously on WiFi. The ideal drain of Oppo Reno 5 Pro is very low. the 65W Wrap charging makes a difference and charges the 60% of the battery In 15 Min and 100% in 35Min which is Awesome.

Colour Os 11 Based On Android 11 :

Colour Os 11 present on the Reno 5 Pro is very fast & so fluid, No lags were noticed. It has bloatware majorly games and other apps which are uninstallable. There are some extra features like Dual Apps, Direct video calling feature, Always on Display in this Oxygen Os making Oppo Reno 5 Pro

We cannot get Updates On System Optimization, Security patches and New Android Version upgrades because it is a custom OS. If we get the updates the updates are very slow compared to a stock Android Branding Smartphone.

Performance: 

My Oppo Reno 5 Pro managed to do day to day tasks very well like the Reno 5 Pro Which was Released Last Year. there are no issues and problems with the UI. there are no heating issues with Oppo Reno 5 Pro. It Feels a bit warm In Outdoor Conditions While Recording 4K Videos and Gaming, But From Inside it will be cool Due Cooling System. there is a Dimensity 1000+ Chip To Handle All These Tasks.

Coming to Gaming, we played Asphalt 9 & Call Of Duty at the highest graphics setting without lags & frame drops in the game. We had smooth gameplay and does not heat much.

Ram Management : 

Ram Management is not well on this Oppo Reno 5 Pro. it features 8 GB ram variant and I did not notice any lags with the 8GB Ram device and there are no reloading of apps on this Oppo Reno 5 Pro But After 15Min the Heafty Games Are Reloading. Multitasking experience is Good.

Storage:

in Oppo Reno 5 Pro, Out of 128GB Storage, we get 108GB With Google Account Included. We can also expand the storage by using a Micro SD card up to 256GB.

Call Quality :

The Call quality on Oppo Reno 5 Pro is outstanding and there are no issues with cellular call quality. We have taken long calls in a day, and the other party doesn’t complain about call quality. In Reno 5 Pro the Calls are very clear through the Loudspeaker.

Rear Camera: 

Coming to the Camera Department, Oppo Reno 4 Pro features a Quad Camera setup on the back of the device and a Dual camera on the front of the device. they work perfectly in Oppo Reno 3 Pro. let’s divide the cameras and look at the performance of them

1. 48MP Primary Camera: the 64MP main Camera is Awesome and features a Fixed Aperture of F/1.7. The daylight pictures are excellent and contain exquisite details Which are like the natural photo. Exposure is in control with a Decent Dynamic range to take good pictures in good lighting conditions. In low light conditions, the images are clear and Sharp without noise which is good to see. Autofocus is very fast due to PDAF systems. There is Ai Mode in Photo Department which Allows us To Take Good Shots with Good Dynamic Range and Colours.

2. 8MP Ultra Wide Angle Camera: the 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens on Reno 5 Pro does a good job in good lighting conditions and features a Fixed Aperture of F/2.2. it captures a much wider picture in a 108˚ field of view with good details. exposure is in control with a decent dynamic range. in low lighting conditions, the 8MP Camera Has a Lot of noise.

3. Macro Camera: Reno 5 Pro has A 2MP macro Camera of F/2.4 Which Allows You to Capture Macro Shots From a Distance of 4 Cm. The Quality Of the Image is Pretty Good

4. Depth Camera: the 2MP Depth Camera on Reno 5 Pro with F/2.4 works does a good job in Day & low lighting conditions. it captures pictures with good portrait Effect.

Video recording can be done up to 4k@60fps .the video footage has excellent Colours with great sharpness and decent dynamic range. Stabilization is good in 4k@60fps And 1080p FHD recording Due to Electronic Image Stabilization. The video quality in the low night conditions is very good with good Sharpness and Decent Dynamic range Due to night mode. There is also Ai Video Mode in Video Which Allows us to Take Good Videos In all Lighting Conditions. Here the Settings are Changed By it Self to Show the best Quality. There is also Video Bokeh in the Reno 5 Pro which allows us to take Blurred Background in the Video

Slow Motion Video Recording is Good in 1080P @ 480fps.

Selfie camera :

Reno 4 Pro has a 32MP selfie camera with a large 1.22 μm pixel size and 80˚ field of view. it has a fixed aperture of F/2.45 the Picture quality is good and captures pictures in a Wide view in good lighting conditions. AI beautification mode is available. Photos are well detailed and contain a decent dynamic range. In Low Light the front Camera is Not good We can See the Noise.

Pros

  • Unique Design Language
  • Sturdy Built with Glass & Aluminium Frame
  • Good AMOLED Display With Punchy Colours
  • Faster Colour Os 11
  • Good Cameras In Daylight & Night
  • Fast In-Display Fingerprint Sensor
  • Excellent Battery Life
  • 65W SuperVooc Charger

Cons

  • No NFC
  • Oppo Must Have Provided Snapdragon 865 Soc Insted Of Dimensity 1000+.

VERDICT

Who can Get Reno 5 Pro SmartPhone view: 
if you want a Premium Midrange Phone with Bright AMOLED Full HD+ screen, with Dimensity 1000+ processor and 65W Wired fast charging, 32MP Front Camera, Quad Rear Camera Setup & Colour Os 11 then you can go with Reno 5 Pro. If you want the Same Full-Screen Design Smartphone then

Vivo V20 Pro

OnePlus Nord

Realme X7 Pro 5G

LG Velevt and if you want better cameras Within a Higher Price Range then

Realme X50 Pro 5G

OnePlus 8T

Samsung Galaxy A72 5G can be your Alternatives to Oppo Reno 5 Pro.

If you are using Reno 5 Pro then Share your experiences with us in the comment section below and Stay tuned to MobiRadar for more Reviews like this

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