This post is sponsored by OPPO Malaysia
OPPO Malaysia’s latest announcement comes in a trio of smartphone, tablet and TWS ecosystems, the first comprising the 8th edition of the Reno family, the OPPO Reno8 Series 5G. Traditionally, the Reno family always takes a place between the mid-range Portfolio A and the Top Dog Find series where it’s dedicated to those who just want an above average and decent device without shelling out too much money. But this trend is about to end.
So today we’re going to take a look at the Reno8 Pro 5G and find out what makes it the premium mid-range over the previous year’s models.
MariSilicon X NPU-A Dedicated Imaging Chipset
The main highlight of the Reno8 Pro 5G is none other than the implementation of the MariSilicon X NPU which was first introduced in the Find X5 Pro. To top it off, the MariSilicon X Neutral Processing Unit (NPU) is the 1st 6nm imaging NPU which is self-developed by OPPO which can perform 18 trillion operations per second (TOPS) in AI computing tasks and it is created for one purpose only: digital imaging enhancement.
Using the power of AI, the Reno8 Pro 5G is able to capture ultra-clear images even in low-light environments while intelligently compensating for all necessary adjustments such as exposure, color balance, etc. And yes, standard photo shooting and video recording benefit from this post-processing capability which results in high quality 4K Ultra Night and Ultra HDR videos.
For stills, we’re better off with a direct comparison so you know which is better.
For the front camera, it uses a much higher level Sony IMX709 flagship sensor at 32MP which incorporates the autofocus function to help users take selfies more easily, and in general, the image quality is good. better thanks to 60% more light captured and increase in hardware improving video dynamic range and brightness balance.
Not only is the camera a big deal for the Reno8 Pro 5G, but the whole design can be seen as an overhaul for the Reno series, as OPPO applied a streamlined unibody design philosophy to it.
First of all, how the back cover can be so unique and shiny is due to a creative process of adopting 800°C hot forging process with 120kg high pressure to the material and then finished with Graphite mode hand polishing via 3 diamond sheets of different roughness levels and 8 different nanoscale polishing processes.
As such, the camera bump is so smooth and elegantly curved that it wouldn’t be considered a bump at all for some people. The Prominent signature binocular camera module with ring flash also adds a quirky yet elegant layout touch exclusive to the device.
By the way, the 7.34mm thickness makes the Reno8 Pro 5G the thinnest Reno ever, and its 183g weight makes it nice to see and nice to hold with 2 colors of icy green and of icy black, show off your style discreetly and grab special attention with the reflective black cover.
OPPO’s signature SuperVOOC fast charging technology has also been improved for the Reno8 Pro 5G, as the power is further increased from 65W to the last generation’s 80W, allowing you to spend less time connecting. the device to a brick and more time to use it.
As a result, although the battery capacity remains the same at 4500mAh, the Reno8 Pro 5G can power up to full power in less than half an hour when charged to around 18% capacity.
The device is also recognized by TÜV Rheinland’s Safe Fast-Charge System certification for its reliable charging protocol and stability with tests showing that a 5-minute quick charge can provide enough juice for 2 hours of consecutive gaming.
The improved screen is also one of the main factors here as it is now a 6.7 inch AMOLED screen which is way bigger than the last gen and it comes with a refresh rate of 120Hz which provides smooth animation and transition as you endlessly scroll through your SNS.
OPPO has also given it an unprecedented 1000Hz touch sampling rate dedicated to League of Legends: Wild Rift and PUBG Mobile to capture inputs at an incredible response interval so that even one who doesn’t rock a gaming smartphone conventional can still come out on top in competitive online multiplayer titles.
Under the hood of the device is the MediaTek Dimensity 8100-MAX SoC in which it is known to operate more efficiently thanks to its higher performance-to-watt ratio and relatively lower thermal power compared to other chipsets in the market. .
Therefore, it is ideal for general gaming, and for the first time ever, PUBG Mobile is officially adding 90Hz mode support for a Reno-class smartphone. Good for fellow chicken dinner players and MOBA players around the world!
Plus, the X-axis linear motor inside it further enhances any vibration triggering in a horizontal pattern so you can feel fuller feedback.
To keep up with the busy work life, you might not even have time to pick up your phone to check messages and notifications. But OPPO exploits this problem with the Multi-Screen Connect function designed for its ColorOS ecosystem by mirroring the screen of the Reno8 Pro 5G directly on the OPPO Pad Air, allowing intelligent interaction between different creative scenarios.
With it, you can use smart interactive features like split-screen gesture, four-finger floating window, and smart sidebar to your advantage for more multitasking goodness.
To learn more, you can refer to the video below.
To sum up, the OPPO Reno8 Pro 5G is OPPO’s first attempt to bring the high-end features found in the flagship models into the high-end mid-range devices, with the Reno series tasting the power for the first time of the MariSilicon X NPU after the Find family.
Not only has its digital imaging capability been improved, but choosing to go with the MediaTek Dimensity 8100-MAX SoC not only means it’s ideal for gaming, but also efficient for everyday driving. general. Coupled with an excellent front and rear viewing experience in terms of high refresh rate display and brilliant design, the OPPO Reno8 Pro 5G stands out even more compared to its previous iterations.
The OPPO Reno8 Pro 5G is available now and customers who purchase the device will enjoy member privileges up to RM888, so click here to learn more about the device and the promotion.
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