As the successor to the popular OPPO R series, The OPPO Reno series has been expected since its birth. However, OPPO Reno series is by no means smooth all the time. Even the specific product definition changes in multiple directions. Until the beginning of OPPO Reno3 series, the three product characteristics are basically determined: fast charging, light weight and video.
Nowadays, OPPO Reno is in its fifth generation, and there is no doubt that the overall product level has reached its peak. Recently, OPPO Reno5 and Reno5 Pro were officially launched and went on sale, but at the end of the event, they also announced that a special offer would be unveiled on December 24.
And we know that this so-called special offer is actually the most equipped and most comprehensive OPPO Reno series model, OPPO Reno5 Pro+. While this phone is consistent with the OPPO Reno5 Pro on first impressions, we know it’s significant: it’s the second product to use The Snapdragon 8 flagship chip since OPPO Reno 10X.
In addition to the processor upgrade, the phone has a lot to talk about, such as the significance of its emergence, specific improvements to the experience, the impact on the entire product line and so on. From the perspective of consumers, the biggest significance of OPPO Reno5 Pro+ is that their favorite thin and light mobile phone Reno series finally has a mainstream flagship with almost no flaws, and OPPO Reno series also becomes more complete.
A rather clever design
OPPO Reno5 Pro+ seems to be consistent in appearance with the Reno5 Pro if viewed from a first impression or rendering point of view. But the interesting thing is that when you take OPPO Reno5 Pro+, you can immediately see the difference in some details.
The first thing you’ll notice is that the OPPO Reno5 Pro+ is a little heavier, and the phone feels a little different in the palm of your hand which is fuller.
On closer inspection, we found that the OPPO Reno5 Pro+ ‘s back curve has been adjusted to be slightly rounder than the Reno5 Pro, not surprisingly to accommodate the more complex rear phase module and larger battery capacity.
The OPPO Reno5 Pro+ has rounded edges that don’t correspond to the rounded corners of the screen. Instead, the top and bottom edges have been ‘flattened,’ reminding people of the product Nokia N9 from years ago.
OPPO Reno5 Pro+ ‘s top frame is designed with’ DESIGNED FOR RENO ‘in a layer of glass. Unlike the Reno5 Pro, the pane has been swapped out of fluorescent glass for transparent glass.
The design of the back is basically unchanged, and the “crystal drill” technology still brings exceent hand feel and anti-wear characteristics. Personally, I think this mobile phone can be used without protective shell, and its anti-damage performance is already very excellent.
There are some subtle differences in the rear mirror set. The lens on the right of the three main mirror sets has changed from the round shape of the Reno5 Pro to a square shape, and the addition of a two-color thermal flash gives the first impression of “better image capability”.
From a general point of view, OPPO Reno5 Pro + design language of the slight adjustment on the vision, brought a perception obviously feel change, from the factors such as weight, line style, Reno5 Pro + is perhaps a more suitable for men use products (especially the Reno5 Pro + machine, we adopt the “floating light night shadow”, that is black color, which is very a very low-profile color).
Both static and dynamic
Like other models in the Reno5 series, OPPO Reno5 Pro+ also features video shooting, such as AI Beauty shine, AI video enhancement and video Super Anti-Shake 3.0. However, OPPO Reno5 Pro+ also has a significant hardware upgrade, with the main camera upgraded to IMX766, which is a sensor jointly developed by OPPO and SONY. It has a 50 megapixel, 1/1.56 inch sensor area and supports full-pixel all-directional focus, video lock and tracking, DOL-HDR and other features.
In short, with the new sensor, OPPO Reno5 Pro+ has a faster focus speed than previous models and a significantly improved dynamic range for both photos and videos.
A quick test revealed that the OPPO Reno5 Pro+ can indeed focus faster than expected. OPPO Reno5 Pro+ can focus extremely quickly and without hesitation, as shown by switching between close-up and perspective tests.
Perhaps another scenario tests can be more intuitive to show the OPPO Reno5 Pro + video after lock focus ability, after the open lock the focus function. Even if we put obstacles in front of people, the focus is firmly locked in the target figure. It is conceivable that shot in video can always maintain fixed focus, shouldn’t lost the figure himself.
As for another new trick, “DoL-HDR,” it’s also “perceptive.” The biggest feature of this function is that it can make the HDR effect better but the processing time is greatly reduced, so it can be used in the video shooting with more data. Even when the character is standing under the sun, the subject is kept in normal exposure, and the details of the specific hair are clearly visible.
The “DOL-HDR” function is also very simple to turn on. On the top of the video recording interface, clicking the “AI” button will open the “DOL-HDR” function in full light and in the daytime. In the evening, it is the function that we are familiar with “AI video enhancement”.