Oppo Reno 5 F Review
Oppo Reno 5 F is a mid-range smartphone, released in 2021, March 17 with hardware designed and manufactured by Oppo.
This mobile smartphone weighs about 172g, just enough to let its presence known when in your hand or pocket, but beware it is made of plastic. It has a form factor of 73.2 mm wide, 160.1 mm high, 7.8 mm thick, it is certainly not small. This mobile phone runs on Google Android platform. Powered by Google Android 11 operating system. This mobile smartphone has additional software including voice command, navigation software, augmented reality (ar), intelligent personal assistant and face recognition.
Oppo Reno 5 F’s processor is Mediatek MT6779V Helio P95, 2020, it is 64 bit, has an octa-core, 12 nm. Equipped with a PowerVR GM9446 GPU and a CPU clock/frequency of 2200 MHz. It is powered by 8GB GB of RAM. The type of RAM chip used in this mobile smartphone is LPDDR4x SDRAM with a frequency of 2133 MHz. The phone comes with 128GB internal storage capacity. Oppo Reno 5 F’s display has no display notch, it has a punch hole instead. It offers a screen resolution of 1080×2400 pixels, with a display diagonal of 6.4″ inches or 162 mm. The device has a full horizontal bezel width of 6.39 mm It has 16.8M display scales.
The Capacitive multi-touch sensing display is the device’s main input interface. The Color AMOLED display type has scratch resistance protection. 85.2% of it’s display area is fully utilized.
Oppo Reno 5 F’s has a graphical controller powered by PowerVR GM9446.
The device also features a stereo microphone and mono loudspeakers, with an audio output of 3.5mm. The phone supports 2 sim cards. It has Dual Cellular Network Operation which means you can use 2 SIM cards. The primary sim card slot type is Nano-SIM (4FF), and secondary sim card slot is Nano-SIM (4FF). It supports 3G and 4G only. Wireless communication interface on this device is supported by USB, Bluetooth and Wifi.
This smartphone also supports complementary GPS services with Simultaneous GPS (S-GPS), Assisted GPS, Geotagging, QuickGPS, QZSS. GLONASS protocols are supported and Galileo service is also supported.
Primary camera is placed at the rear with a BSI CMOS camera image sensor. The main camera image sensor pixel size is 0.80 micrometer, with 48.0 megapixels. Primary cameras aperture width is f/1.70, with optical zoom of 1.0 x optical zoom and 10.0 x digital zoom. The primary camera offers the ability to focus with Phase-Detection Autofocus (PD AF). It also offers 3840×2160 pixel video recording at a frame rate of 30 fps
This device is also equipped with a single LED flash. Some of the extra functions include electronic image stabilizer (EIS), video stabilizer (EIS), pixel unification, HDR photo, HDR video, red-eye effect reduction, slow motion video, burst mode, touch focus, macro mode, panorama photo, face detection, face tagging, smile detection, face retouch, face retouch (video), intelligent scene detection. It also has aux. camera with an image sensor type of BSI CMOS. The auxiliary camera resolution is 8.0 MP aux. cam with an aperture width of f/2.20
Secondary or selfie camera on this phone is placed on the front, with a sensor type BSI CMOS, 32.3 MP 2nd camera with an aperture width of f/2.40. The secondary camera supports pixel unification, HDR photo, HDR video, burst mode, panorama photo, face detection, face tagging, smile detection, face retouch, face retouch (video) and intelligent scene detection.
Oppo Reno 5 F has a 4310 mAh Lithium-ion polymer (LiPo) battery with a voltage of 3.87V and produces 16.64 Wh of energy. This device also features these sensors: in-screen fingerprint sensor, light intensity sensor, proximity sensor and a step counter.
This phone is available in two colors: Fantasy Silver and Starry Black with its shimmery PICASUS coating.
Be sure to checkout a quite a few other variants, here is the complete list of Oppo Reno 5:
- Oppo Reno 5,
- Oppo Reno 5a,
- Oppo Reno 5z,
- Oppo Reno 5k,
- Oppo Reno 5 Lite,
- Oppo Reno 5 Pro Plus,
- Oppo and Reno 5 Pro
A few good reasons to buy Oppo Reno 5
- It is Light and has a compact build.
- Good 90Hz OLED display with a tiny punch-hole.
- A good battery life, despite the 4,300 mAh capacity.
- Cool main camera across the board and an ultrawide way above average.
- Fastest charging phone.
- ColorOS gives a fully customizable & smooth experience.
A few good reasons to avoid Oppo Reno 5 and consider alternatives
- In this price range more powerful alternatives are available.
- It has no stereo speakers and you can’t expand storage as there is no microSD card slot.
- Oppo Reno 5 has a plastic build, scratches and cracks would look awful if dropped.