Oppo Reno 5F

Oppo Reno 5F Review, Pros and Cons – Oppo smartphones are known for their versatility in all ranges, recently they launched yet another decent phone known as the Oppo Reno5 F. Originating from the Reno 5 series, this handset acquires impressive features and specifications. In addition, the Oppo Reno 5F offers a sleek design, robust battery and decent camera setup. With this setting, you will have no problems with daily use.

The Reno 5F is available in Kenya, while the question remains on global launch or whether it is worth buying this device. But somehow, it resembles the Oppo F19 Pro Plus in terms of design as well as similar camera configuration. So, let’s start the full review and discover the true value of the Oppo Reno 5F smartphone.

Oppo Reno 5F Review

Highlights

  1. Oppo Reno 5F smartphone combines a 48 MP quad-camera setup as well as a 32 MP selfie camera.
  2. It equips a 6.43 inches Full HD AMOLED panel that retains more than 800 nits of brightness.
  3. In the hardware section, leadership is given to the Helio P95 chipset with an entry-level PowerVR GM9446 GPU.
  4. On the other hand, the software department handles the latest Android 11 OS with ColorOS 11.1 at the top.
  5. The peak power of 30W fast charging for the Li-Po 4310 mAh battery without any hassle.

Design and Display

In terms of appearance, the Oppo Reno 5F looks charming and elegant, although it has a built-in polycarbonate. The double-layer in Fantastic Purple looks quite tempting and extravagant. In case you are looking for a professional and simple design device, then you should consider Fluid Black as an option. Although the camera plate is a little old-fashioned.

The square camera plate comes last year, as well as this year’s smartphones. Now it’s time to move on to a relatively new layout. In addition, you will not obtain gorilla Glass or IP certification protection on this phone. However, the curved design makes the Reno 5F look more attractive.

As for the front screen, the bezels are quite thin, while the chin is a little big. But the aspect ratio ensures that you get a subtle support experience and the 6.43 inches AMOLED panel features stunning colors and vivid contrast. So, rest assured, you will have no problem watching the content on the screen and everything will be visible in a situation of strong sunlight.

Memory and Internal

The stratification of the Android 11 OS with ColorOS 11.1 user interface is quite exciting, and you configure the interface according to your needs. If you want to add buttons on the home page or change the theme settings, you can do that. Except, you will notice some random bloatware within the software ecosystem.

When it comes to performance, the Mediatek Helio P95 processor handles everything accurately and evenly, without any delays or lags problems in particular. In addition, the graphical rendering of the PowerVR GM9446 is good enough to play in moderate settings. With this configuration, you will reach a clock speed of 2.2 GHz that will help in multitasking more quickly.

Now, speaking of games, even though this phone has a 60 Hz screen, it can easily handle touch sampling up to 180Hz in game mode and for lite gaming, you will not face any issue or lags.

In the storage department, there is only one storage option available. the large 128 GB space acquired support with 8 GB of RAM. For more space, you can use the secondary micro SD card slot to enhance the storage option.

Camera

The camera technology introduced in the Oppo Reno 5F smartphone is something that may not have the best features, but still, the image quality and image processing through the AI ​​software are quite brilliant. The lead is followed by the AI 48 MP main that brings impressive quality in his hands.

On the other hand, the quality of the secondary camera is also not so bad, you will get the dynamic range effect through the 119 degrees 8MP ultrawide angle lens. After that, there is also a 2 MP macro and a 2 MP depth sensor camera that provide additional strength for the features. Not to forget, the 32 MP front camera is a state of the art and renders decent selfie photos and videos.

The video aspect of the Reno 5F phone may not stand out much, but the overall gyro-EIS stabilization of the image keeps it all in the end. Thus, you can capture videos without worrying about distortion. On that note, you can achieve a resolution of up to 4K at 30fps through the main camera. Whereas the selfie camera comes with only 1080p resolution of video recording but stabilization feature is missing.

Battery and Others

The Oppo Reno 5F smartphone comes with a significantly smaller Li-Po 4310 mAh battery. But surprisingly, the company packs a 30 W fast charger inside the box so you can charge your smartphone’s battery in less than an hour. With this battery, you can play or watch videos for more than 5 hours, as well as provide an immersive screen time.

In terms of price tag, you can buy the Reno 5 F phone for $300 (Rs 22,000) which is quite reliable according to the specifications and features that come with this phone. Initially, this phone was launched in Kenya and, for this market, it can be considered a great choice.

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Oppo Reno 5F specifications Detail

Down below you can see the full specifications of the Oppo Reno 5F smartphone.

SpecificationsOppo Reno 5F
Network2G, 3G, 4G
AnnouncedMarch 2021
SIMDual SIM
Dimensions6.30 x 2.88 x 0.31 inches
Weight172 g
Size6.43 inches
DisplayAMOLED
430-800 nits brightness
20:9 ratio
~409 ppi density
ProtectionNo
Resolution1080 x 2400 pixels
OSAndroid 11, ColorOS 11.1
Chipset12nm – Mediatek MT6779V Helio P95
CPUOcta-core
2×2.2 GHz Cortex-A75
6×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55
GPUPowerVR GM9446
Card slotYes (dedicated slot)
RAM8GB
Internal128GB
Camera48 MP (wide), PDAF
8 MP (119˚ ultrawide)
2 MP (macro)
2 MP (depth)
LED flash, HDR, panorama, gyro-EIS
Max – [email protected]
Selfie32 MP
HDR
Max – [email protected]
LoudspeakerYes
3.5mm jackYes
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth5.1, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS, QZSS