The Oppo Reno 5k comes in as a slightly less premium sibling to the standard Oppo Reno 5. Both smartphones share a lot in common, with the difference being in the processor they bear, which places Reno 5 slightly above the Reno 5K. More details will be provided later in the article.
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Oppo Reno 5K Key Specs and Features
- 6.43-inch OLED, 1080 x 2400 Pixels (~409 PPI), 90Hz Refresh Rate
- Android 11, ColorOS 11.1
- Qualcomm SM7225 Snapdragon 750G 5G (8 nm)
- 8GB RAM / 12GB RAM
- 128GB / 256GB Built-in Storage
- 64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP Quad Rear Cameras
- 32MP Front Camera
- Fingerprint Sensor (Under Display, Optical)
- Fast Charging (65W Capacity)
- 4300mAh Non-Removable Li-Po Battery
Design and Display
Perusing the design of the Oppo Reno 5k reveals a reminisced design, with the standard Reno 5 as its source. Oppo basically didn’t really make any effort here, you should probably strike out your hopes if you were probably hoping to get a slightly different design.
Oppo is offering the same chassis design, with different colour variants, which is pretty much the only way you would probably be able to tell the difference between both smartphones by just perusing the chassis.
The colour options we have here include Moonlight Black, Starry Dream, Blue Breeze, while on the standard Reno 5 we have Aurora Blue, Moonlight Black, Starry Dream.
On the build, we have a combo of aluminum on the frame, gorilla glass up front, and glass on the back, which is pretty much much the same as its sibling.
Perusing the chassis to learn about its placements, we find a 6.43 inch OLED display with a punch-hole camera. This display has a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels, a density of 409 PPI, and a 90Hz refresh rate, which smoothings out transitions.
On the rear, we have a square camera module bear four cameras and an LED flash. We also have the Oppo branding, which indicates it’s an Oppo smartphone.
The Cameras are on the Oppo Reno 5k are an exact replica of the ones on the standard Reno 5, as hinted in the introductory paragraph.
On the rear, we have a quad setup that features a 64MP primary camera with an aperture of f/1.7, an 8MP ultrawide camera with an aperture of f/2.2, a 2MP macro camera with an aperture of f/2.4, and a 2MP depth camera with an aperture of f/2.4. The video record on this camera is capped at 4k @ 30fps.
Moving upfront we have a single 32MP camera with an aperture of f/2.4. This camera is capable of recording videos up to 1080p @ 30fps.
Hardware and Software
On the performance side, the Oppo Reno 5k runs on an Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G 5G processor as opposed to the slightly more premium Snapdragon 765G processor on the more premium Reno 5k.
The other performance facilitators include an Adreno 619 GPU, 8GB or 12GB RAM options, storage options of 128GB or 256GB, and a 43000mAh non-removable 43000mAh Li-Po battery. Enthusiats will also have the luxury of a 65W charging mechanism facilitated by SuperVOOC 2.0.
On the software side, we have got the Colour OS 11.1 running on the Andriod 11 operating system.
The Oppo Reno 5k features a 3.5mm headphone jack, a USB Type-C port, low-energy Bluetooth 5.1, Dual-band WiFi.
Internet connectivity on here is capped at 5G, which means enthusiasts will be able to utilize 5G connectivity for downloads, streaming, and uploads.
Oppo Reno 5K 5G Price and Availability
The price of the Oppo Reno 5 5G starts at around $415 for the base 8GB / 128GB varaint, which translates to 158,115 in Naira, 45,484 KSH in Kenya and 2,383 GHS in Ghana.
Enthusiasts who desire the top of the line 12GB / 256GB varaint, will have to shell out about $460.
The Oppo Reno 5k was announced on the 25th of January 2021 and is expected to go on sale on the 5th of March 2021.
Oppo Reno 5K Specs
Here are a few specs of the Oppo Reno 5K:
- Platform: Android 11, ColorOS 11.1
- Processor: Qualcomm SM7225 Snapdragon 750G 5G (8nm) (Octa-core 2×2.2 GHz Kryo 570 & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 570)
- GPU: Adreno 619
- Memory: 8GB / 12GB RAM
- Colours: Moonlight Black, Starry Dream, Blue Breeze
- Dimension: 159.1 x 73.4 x 7.9 mm
- Weight: 172 g or 180 g (6.07 oz)
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM
- SIM Count: Dual-SIM
- Display: 6.43 inches, 1080 x 2400 pixels (~409 PPI), 20:9 Aspect Ratio, ~85.5% screen-to-body ratio, 90Hz Refresh Rate
- Screen Protection: Gorilla Glass 5
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 64MP (Primary) f/1.7 + 8MP (Ultrawide) f/2.2 + 2MP (Macro) f/2.4 + 2MP (Depth) f/2.4
- Rear Camera Features: LED flash, HDR, Panorama, PDAF, [email protected], [email protected]/60/120fps; gyro-EIS
- Front Camera: 32MP Camera, f/2.4, HDR, [email protected], gyro-EIS
- Built-in Storage: 128GB / 256GB
- Memory Card Support: No
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
- 2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
- 2G CDMA 1X: CDMA 800
- 3G WCDMA: 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
- 3G CDMA EVDO: 2000 1x
- 4G LTE: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41
- 5G: 1, 3, 41, 77, 78 SA/NSA
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: Yes
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
- NFC: No
- Infrared Blaster: No
- USB Port: USB Type-C 3.1, USB On-The-Go
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: –
- Push Emails: –
- Email Protocol: –
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: No
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: –
- Barometer: –
- SpO2: –
- Pedometer: –
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Under Display Optical)
- Iris Scanner: –
- Face Unlock: –
- Stylus Pen: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: –
- Wireless Charging: No
- Built-in Mobile Payment: –
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Image Editor: –
- Video Editor: –
- Document Viewer: –
- Document Editor: –
- Battery: Non-Removable 4300mAh Li-Po Battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: SuperVOOC 2.0 (65W Capacity)