Oppo unveils its first 5G smartphone in the GCC

The Oppo Reno 5G is available exclusively from Etisalat until September 28th

The Oppo Reno 5G smartphone combines the next generation of connectivity with the power of Oppo’s premium flagship series. This makes the Oppo Reno series deliver a superior experience whether you are at work or play.

Importance of the GCC

Oppo is a pioneer in 5G smartphones and connectivity, playing a key role in the standardisation of the network. For instance, it successfully completed 5G internet access for the first time in October 2018, laying a solid foundation for the Reno 5G.

Our take on the Oppo Reno 5G

The company is investing substantially in the Gulf region, having shifted its Middle East and North Africa headquarters from Cairo to Dubai this year. Furthermore, it has launched local operations in Saudi Arabia too. To accelerate the commercialisation of 5G products worldwide, the manufacturer launched its 5G Landing Project with leading operator partners in the GCC earlier this year.

Smartphone performance

The Reno 5G elevates photography and mobile entertainment to new heights. With a 48MP ultra-clear main camera, 13MP telephoto lens and 8MP wide-angle lens, the phone is capable of retaining stunning detail in low-light conditions. Similarly, with dual-OIS, stability is ensured when fully zoomed on handheld operation as well.

The Oppo Reno 5G’s real world speed in action

Inside, the Reno 5G comes with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 octa-core processor and up to 8GB RAM. With its fourth-generation AI engine, the phone demonstrates a giant leap in CPU smartphone performance. For the avid gamers, you get performance improvements in-game and optimisation for latency and control issues. But above all, the Reno in fact has been awarded a High Performance Certification from TÜV Rheinland.

Pricing and availability

The Reno 5G is now available for Dh3,699 from Etisalat. It will be in major retail stores from September 29 onwards. You can get the phone in a black or green finish.