[Bestbuy618 Mobile Channel] In my opinion, OPPO phones have always had a strong design heritage, and each generation of OPPO phones has some eye-catching flash points. The new phone we’re holding is a typical example: it’s the OPPO Reno5 K, which means it’s another product in the Reno5 series. In terms of design, the OPPO Reno5 K retains the Reno5’s star diamond process on the back.
Unlike the traditional AG frosting process and the previous generation Reno4 series, the particles on the surface of the star diamond process have a pyramidal structure, which has a stronger light refraction and reflection ability, making its surface more shiny and eye-catching. As for the color scheme, this time we got the main “Reno Green Wind” color scheme, which is a brighter green color while maintaining a lower color saturation, making the body look quite f In comparison to other 5G models, the body weight of 181g strikes a good balance between battery, heat dissipation, and feel.
The OPPO Reno5 K retains the 3.5mm connector at the bottom of the body and includes a wired headset, which is quite sincere in today’s growing trend of “environmental protection.” The Reno5 K has a 6.43-inch OLED screen on the front and is equipped with an under-screen fingerprint unlock module, which has been tested to be as fast and accurate as the flagship. The machine does not have a curved screen due to cost constraints. However, straight screens are more appealing to me.
Curved screens may be superior in terms of visual perception, but the inevitable problems such as mis-touch, edge color bias, and even affect the composition of the photo are all detrimental to the user experience. The Reno5 K screen is actually quite good, with transparent colors, excellent display accuracy, and a high refresh rate of 90Hz, a screen that cannot be faulted at this price point.
The OPPO Reno5 K is equipped with a Snapdragon 750G SoC, the specific specifications of which are 2 Cortex-A77 architecture large core 6 Cortex-A55 small core, compared to the same mid-range Snapdragon 765G, the main frequency of its large core We’ll talk more about this later, but first we’ll see how it performs in everyday use.
Let’s start with general scenes like swiping WeChat, Weibo, and short Jitterbug videos, which are all fine and can work well with high swipe screens to achieve a smooth experience. We used Peaceful Elite for the actual frame rate stabilization test in the game, and the PerfDog software measured this frame rate curve for us at the highest image quality available (HD high frame rate (30 fps) anti-aliasing shadows). Overall, the Reno5 K averaged 29.9 FPS over nearly 25 minutes of gameplay, which can be interpreted as consistently running at full frame rate with few lags.
Another point worth mentioning is the software optimization. OPPO Reno5 K inherited the AI self-smooth engine technology, beginning with four aspects: resource scheduling, resource mining, resource anti-aging, and abnormal optimization, claiming to be able to achieve 36 months of lag-free operation. We can’t confirm whether the phone will still be smooth after three years, but the authoritative Thayer Lab in China has done a 36-month system aging test for us, and the OPPO Reno5 K has been certified with five levels of anti-aging performance in this test project, so OPPO’s claim of 36 months of no lag should be true.
Furthermore, the Quantum Animation Engine 2.0 on ColorOS allows the phone’s various animations to be more in line with real-world physics, making
The OPPO Reno5 K is equipped with a 4300mAh battery, which serves as its hardware foundation in terms of battery life. Furthermore, as previously stated, the Reno5 K is equipped with a Snapdragon 750G, which is theoretically adept at power management. We ran a 3.5-hour battery life test (peaceful elite image quality for high frame rate HD anti-aliasing shadows, video shooting for 1080P 60FPS, ShakeYin each video dwell time of 10s while the B station video for 1080P resolution, and the entire 50% screen brightness). Finally, Reno5 K retained power for 56 percent, in such a heavy battery life test to achieve such results, placed in a crowd of cell phones can also be ranked in the first tier.
The OPPO Reno5 K’s fast charging configuration has not shrunk in the least, still SuperVOOC 2.0 flash charging, the highest power 65 W. In the actual test, the machine can be charged in 10 minutes to 40% of the time, 30% to 94 percent of the time, and completely full in 36 minutes after trickle charging. Except for a few flagships with 100-watt fast charging, this speed is unrivaled.
Image configuration, the OPPO Reno5 K is equipped with a 6400W pixel high pixel main camera, an 800W pixel ultra wide angle lens, and two 200W pixel secondary cameras, which can theoretically handle most of the photo needs.
The OPPO Reno5 K has excellent image resolution in the daytime, as evidenced by the actual samples, owing primarily to its ultra-high 6400W pixels, which provide clear and discernible details in the face of rocky parts covered with textures. Furthermore, the Reno5 K’s photo color palette is more pleasing to the eye thanks to AI technology. The following set of samples tests the glare control and dynamic range of the main camera and the ultra-wide angle in backlight conditions. It is also worth noting that the performance of the secondary camera, the super wide angle camera, is quite impressive; thanks to the HDR algorithm, the dark details in the image are quite rich in both the main camera and the super wide angle camera.
When we look at the backlit buildings near the edge of the sun and the sky detail, we can see that the dynamic range of both cameras is also excellent, and the detail is online whether it is backlit buildings or the sky.
The samples that follow primarily put the camera’s ability to shoot in low light to the test. The OPPO Reno5 K’s highlight suppression is adequate in auto mode, but the dark details are not rich enough, and the sky has a bit of gray and white noise. However, the situation has changed dramatically after switching to night mode; first and foremost, the overall exposure level of the picture has improved significantly, and the overall look and feel is much better. The highlights have been suppressed so that we can focus on the lanterns in the foreground and the logos on top of the buildings in the background, which clearly have more details after switching to night mode.
Simultaneously, the brightness of the trees on the left side of the screen has increased significantly, with more detail, and the noise in the sky has almost been eliminated. The OPPO Reno5 K’s night shot image quality is quite good thanks to the excellent software algorithm.
Video shooting is a hot topic nowadays, and driven by short video platforms, more and more users are joining the army of video creation, for which OPPO has also prepared. OPPO focused on improving cell phone video anti-shake as early as two years ago, and with this generation of Reno phones, OPPO is launching a series of optimization means for portrait videos, including AI glowing video beauty and AI video enhancement technology, using AI technology to make appropriate optimization for people and scenes.
The portrait video shooting of the OPPO Reno5 K is quite good, as evidenced by the samples; the exposure of people’s faces is very stable and bright, and the color reproduction is accurate. In the face of bright background backlight scenes, the general cell phone is actually easy to show the overall darkening of the picture due to a lack of tolerance; however, with the AI video enhancement technology algorithm support, OPPO Reno5 K can also restore the details of people and scenery better in backlight.
The OPPO Reno5 K has wowed me with its design, battery life, and night mode. Reno5 K’s performance is also quite adequate; typically, playing king or eating chicken is not a problem, and thanks to ColorOS self-smooth engine support, it is also guaranteed smoothness after extended use. As a result, in the mid-range segment, this machine retains its distinct competitiveness.