Oppo Reno5 5G Full Review, The Future Smartphone Is Here


Oppo Reno5 5G Full Review

This time we have the arrival of the Oppo Reno5 5G smartphone, which is one of the future-proof smartphones, because it is ready for the future 5G network.

Later, with the 5G technology itself, this smartphone will certainly provide various advantages compared to the existing 4G network:

  • Lower latency, this might be more beneficial than higher speeds, for example in games (lower ping), video conferencing is more comfortable, and so on. It also opens up new use case possibilities in various fields.
  • Higher network capacity, allowing more devices to be connected to the cellular network in one area, reducing the risk of the mobile network being unstable or even unavailable.
  • And much more


The Oppo Reno5 5G comes with a very luxurious design, especially for the color display offered. For the Oppo Reno5 5G device we are reviewing the following, namely Galactic Silver. Where this color looks very shiny using the Reno Glow 2.0 design, with Picasus nano film on the Diamond Spectrum body, resulting in a sparkling effect with thousands of colors.

Apart from being beautiful, this also makes the back of the Oppo Reno5 5G fingerprint-free. Another color offered is Starry Black, with an elegant black appearance.

The dimensions of this device are also fairly slim, namely 159.1 x 73.4 x 7.9 mm, weighing 172 grams for the Starry Black model and 180 grams for Galactic Silver. With these slim dimensions, the Reno5 5G device also feels easy to hold.

On the front side there is a Neo-Display screen with an AMOLED panel measuring 6.43 inches in Full HD + resolution (2400 x 1080 px). This screen has a Screen-to-body ratio (claims Oppo) of 91.7%, a Refresh Rate of 90 Hz and a Touch Sampling Rate of up to 180 Hz.

The screen has a high brightness level of up to 600 nits (Typical 430 nits). For color coverage, namely the Color Gamut; Gentle Mode: 100% sRGB / 73.7% DCI-P3 and Vivid Mode: 135.1% sRGB / 93.3% DCI-P3.

The screen has been coated with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 which makes it quite safe from knocks and scratches. In addition, the screen has also been certified by SGS Eyecare Display (SGS is a certification company from Hong Kong, more or less like TUV Rheinland), which ensures this device is safe for the user's eyes. For Netflix and Amazon Prime users, smartphone screens also support up to HD content.

Below the screen, there is a Fingerprint Scanner under display for biometric authentication of users. In addition, there is also a punch hole for the selfie camera and an earpiece on the top bezel of the screen.

Turning to the ports and buttons, the Reno5 5G has a power button on the right side, SIM Tray (2x Nano SIM) & Volume Up / Down button on the left side, 3.5mm Audio Jack, Microphone, USB Type C, Speaker at the bottom, and a microphone at the top.

In the sales package, the Reno5 5G provides a USB Type C cable, 65W Charger / SuperVOOC 2.0, Headset, Case, Screen Protector (attached to the smartphone screen), SIM Tray Ejector and Document Package.


Turning to the main specifications, this device is powered by the Snapdragon 765G SoC from Qualcomm. Yes, different from the standard Reno5 variant which only uses Snapdragon 720G, this smartphone uses a higher class SoC which of course supports 5G networks.

This SoC is manufactured with a 7nm process, has a Kryo 475 CPU configuration, Adreno 620 GPU, Spectra 355 ISP, Hexagon 696 DSP and Snapdragon X52 5G (integrated) Modem.

For memory, the Reno5 5G uses 8GB RAM and 128GB storage. Unfortunately this smartphone does not support the use of Micro SD, so users cannot provide additional storage media.

The battery capacity is 4300 mAh, which comes with the advantages of SuperVOOC 2.0, supports charging up to 65 Watts. With this technology, the smartphone is claimed to be able to recharge the battery up to 60% in 15 minutes, 100% in 35 minutes. The power aspect has also been protected by 5 layers of safety with TUV Rheinland certification.

In the camera sector, there is a 32 MP sensor, 5P f / 2.4 lens for Selfie cameras, which provides video support up to 1080p / 30FPS and features Ultra Night Selfie Mode.

While the main camera uses a quad camera configuration, which includes 64 MP, 6P f / 1.7 lens, 80 ° + 8 MP Ultra Wide Field of View, 5P f / 2.2 lens, 119 ° + 2 MP Macro Field of View, 3P f lens. /2.4, (4 cm focus) + 2 MP Mono Camera, 3P f / 2.4 lens with video recording up to 4K / 30FPS, 1080p / 60FPS.

This Oppo Reno5 5G camera is equipped with an ICE (Image-Clear Engine) which provides a "quick shutter" which allows us to get high-detail photos even if the object being photographed is moving fast, or when we take photos while moving.

Some of the other camera features include Slow Motion (1080p120, 720p240), Dual-View Video (1080p30), Time Lapse, Movie Mode, Expert Mode, Extra HD, Night Flare Portait, Ultra Steady Video, AI Highlight Video (present in two automatic modes, Ultra Night Video and Live HDR Video; 1080p30 resolution), Ultra-Clear 108 MP Image, and Ultra Dark Mode. There is also Soloop, a simple video editing application from Oppo that offers easy editing features.

The Reno5 5G runs on the Android 11 operating system, which is supported by the ColorOS 11.1 interface. Available sensor support includes Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity Sensor, Light Sensor, Geomagnetic, Gravity, Step Counter sensors.

Security features include fingerprint and face unlock. The Reno5 5G has 4G connectivity, 5G, Wi-Fi 5, Bluetooth 5.1, NFC and USB OTG.

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