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Oppo launches new Reno 5 device

Oppo recently announced that it has launched a new device in South Africa called the Oppo Reno 5.

“The Reno 5 is our most ambitious smartphone model yet. Offering ultra-fast, ultra-powerful connectivity and high-end technology that works. It incorporates world-class updates into a usable device that upgrades the consumer’s daily digital efficiencies, while using humanable technology that improves everyday connection to each other, especially during these uncertain times,” Liam Fourie, Head of Got-to-Market and Operations at Oppo South Africa, said in a statement.

The new smartphone is a little more high-end than all of Oppo's other devices as it comes with 5G support, a 6.44-inch OLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate, supports Dolby Atmos and comes with 8GB of RAM.

The Reno 5 also features a quad-camera setup that includes a 64MP main lens, an 8MP ultra-wide lens, a 2MP macro lens, and a 2MP depth lens. This is paired with a 32MP selfie camera.

Meanwhile, those that enjoy fast charging should know that the phone is considered one of the fastest charging smartphones in SA. According to Oppo, it can go from 0% to 100% charge in 36 minutes.

Here is a list of specifications: 

Display  6.44-inch FHD+ OLED display
OS  Android 11
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G
Rear-end camera  64MP main lens + 8MP ultra-wide lens + 2MP macro lens + 2MP depth lens
Front-camera 32MP
Storage 128GB
Battery 4300mAh

The Oppo Reno 5 launches in South Africa on 25 March for a price of R14 999. The phone will be available from MTN and Vodacom stores nationwide.

In terms of contract prices, Cellucity is offering R699 pm x 24 and R499pm x 36 contract plans for the device.

Those who order the smartphone will also receive a pair of Enco W11 Earpods, a 65W SuperVOOC 2.0 charger, and 6 months of Oppo Care with their purchase.

The phone will be available in the colours Galactic Silver and Black.

Written by: Gabriella Steyn.

Guzzle Media