OPPO has introduced 5G-only models at the grand launch of its latest Reno5 series of smartphones in the UAE. At an engaging virtual event themed ‘Featuring You’, OPPO announced the regional launch of its new, first-ever, all-5G Reno5 series comprising Reno5 Pro 5G, Reno5 5G and Reno5 Z smartphones. The event also saw the regional debut of OPPO Band – a smartwatch-size device with 1.1 inches 2.5D curved AMOLED display, which helps track the physical activities of the user for a healthier lifestyle.
Held on the evening of Tuesday, 16 March 2021, the virtual launch event saw five of the region’s prominent figures Faisal Alsaif, Omardizer, Mr Q from Raqami TV, Android Basha and Ahmad Boarki (Slorks), who joined the OPPO launch event, and demonstrated the capabilities and features of the Reno5 Pro 5G smartphone in a real-life set up.
The event also saw a special guest appearance of John Lacey, Head of Tencent MENA and the PUBG Mobile MENA, who joined the event remotely to endorse the extraordinary gaming experience of the Reno5 Series. Both OPPO’s Reno5 Pro 5G and Reno5 5G will be the Official Designated Smartphones of PUBG MOBILE Middle East and Africa Esports 2021.
All-scene photography expert
The Reno5 series establishes itself as the photography expert in any scenario with AI-powered features that allow users to master every single moment. The new AI Highlight Video, available on both Reno5 Pro 5G and Reno5 5G, combines OPPO’s Ultra Night Video Algorithms and Live HDR Algorithms to significantly enhance video quality in dim light and backlit scenes.
Together with a 32MP front camera, 16MP Ultra Wide-angle Camera, 13MP Telephoto Camera, 2MP Macro camera, and a Color Temperature Sensor, the 50MP Sony IMX766 on the OPPO Reno5 Pro 5G supports All-Pixel Omni Focus, in which every pixel is used in focusing the image.
A brand new dual-view video enables both the front and rear cameras to work simultaneously, effortlessly stitching the shooter and the subject in the same video frame – ideal for vloggers.
Iconic design with finishing touches
The phone has been precision-engineered to be just 7.99mm thin and 184 gm light. The upgraded OPPO Reno Glow process makes its way to the Reno5 Pro 5G on both Galactic Silver and Starlight Black colours. This unique AG glass cutting process, designed exclusively by OPPO, delivers a matte, fingerprint-resistant finish on the glass back cover of the phone, while also making it shimmer like a million diamonds embedded into a moonlit ocean.
With OPPO’s all-new Diamond Spectrum process, the Galactic Silver becomes an ‘ever-changing color’ creating a whole new visual effect to bring out thousands of colors. When viewed from different angles or under different lighting, Galactic Silver appears in totally different colors. OPPO applies the Reno Glow and Diamond Spectrum processes on the Galactic Silver colour of both, Reno5 Pro 5G and Reno5 5G smartphones. Reno5 5G is also available in Starry Black.
Solid hardware foundation
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 5G mobile platform, 90Hz 3D curved display, 12GB RAM + 256GB ROM, Multi-Cooling System and more, guarantee a comprehensive 5G experience for users.
Reno5 5G offers 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage as default configurations. Together with the 7nm process Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G 5G mobile platform, the phone delivers a speedy performance with balanced power consumption.
Both the Reno5 Pro 5G and Reno5 5G feature one of the fastest charging technologies commercially available in the world today – OPPO’s 65W SuperVOOC 2.0 that charges up to 100% of the battery in as little as 35 minutes.
Smooth and efficient software experience with ColorOS 11.1
Enabling users to get the most out of the powerful hardware foundation, Reno5 series comes installed with OPPO’s ColorOS 11.1. It provides rich UI customization, greater efficiency, unparalleled smoothness, and strengthened privacy sought by OPPO users. Reno5 series users can design their own always-on display and dark-mode to truly make the phone their own. Further innovative features such as Flexdrop and Three-finger Translate with Google Lens significantly increase productivity.
Superior gaming moments
Features such as Gaming Shortcut Mode, Gamer Mode, Bullet Screen Messages and Adjustable Gaming Touch, create an environment for users to be totally immersed in entertainment. Gamer Mode frees gamers from unwanted distraction by temporarily disabling alarms, notifications, incoming calls, gesture controls and Game control is fully customizable thanks to Adjustable Gaming Touch, which allows users to adjust game settings like touch sensitivities to five different levels, giving them the most comfortable and responsive gaming experience.
OPPO Reno5 Z
The youngest member in the Reno5 family is the Reno5 Z that is designed and introduced in celebration of the dynamic vibes of the rising GenZ. Adding to the 5G chip and System Performance Optimizer of its Reno5 Pro 5G and Reno5 5G siblings, the new Reno5 Z 5G also boasts built-in photography features from Ultra Night Video Quad Camera to Dual-View Video, AI Color Portrait Video and AI Scene Enhancement 2.0. An ideal companion for young creators.
OPPO Band with continuous SpO2 monitoring
Introducing a new member of the OPPO IoT product family, the OPPO Band is a smartwatch size device developed to help users identify sleep problems by monitoring blood oxygen saturation (SpO2) every second during sleep and provide them with suggestions to have a better sleeping routine. After 16 months of continuous research and development on blood oxygen monitoring, the OPPO Band’s SpO2 sensor is designed to monitor your blood oxygen saturation second-by-second, taking a total of 28,800 readings during a typical 8-hour night’s sleep.
Building off the concept of an exercise band blended with OPPO’s attractive designs, OPPO Band features 1.1-inch Full Color AMOLED Screen that displays versatile designs of watch faces to suit every user’s style. It comes equipped with 12 workout modes like Fat Burn Run mode, two Cycling modes, and more settings to help users hit their fitness goals. It is also water-resistant up to 50 meters to help users go the distance in Swimming mode. Adding more convenience to the modern life, the OPPO Band can also work as an extension of the user’s smartphone. Users can receive messaging and call notifications, control music playback, and even find their mobile phones through the band.
The Band comes in two colors: Lavender and Black, and will be available soon.
The new “all-5G” Reno5 Series will be available for pre-order in the UAE from 17 March 2021, at a retail price of AED 2,799 for the Reno5 Pro 5G, AED 1,999 for Reno5 5G, AED 1,499 for Reno5 Z and AED 179 for OPPO Band.