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Oppo has announced its latest smartphone to launch in South Africa, the Oppo Reno 5, along with a price for the device.
While the smartphone company has focused on bringing its entry-level devices to the local market, the Reno 5 marks a more high-end entry to the local Oppo range.
What to know about the smartphone
The smartphone comes with 5G support, a 6.44-inch OLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate, and a hefty 8GB of RAM.
Like the Oppo A72 launched in South Africa last year, the Reno 5 also features a quad-camera setup.
This camera setup 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.
Audio lovers will also be happy to hear that the phone supports Dolby Atmos.
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.
“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 phone also comes with Android 11.
You can see a summary of the Oppo Reno 5 specs below:
- Display: 6.44-inch FHD+ OLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate
- Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G
- Main camera: 64MP main lens + 8MP ultra-wide lens + 2MP macro lens + 2MP depth lens
- Selfie camera: 32MP
- Battery: 4300mAh
- RAM: 8GB
- On-board storage: 128GB
Oppo Reno 5 price for South Africa
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 Galactic Silver and Black versions.
Feature image: Oppo