OPPO launches the Reno5 in Kenya with Super-Fast 50W Charging

OPPO has today introduced two new phones to its high-end Reno Series in the Kenyan market with the launch of the OPPO Reno 5 and the OPPO Reno 5F. The prices of the new Reno Series will be as follows:

  • Reno 5 will retail at KES. 41,999
  • Reno 5F will retail at KES. 31,999

Please note, the Reno 5F will start selling on March 22, 2021, and is currently not available. However, the Reno 5 is already starting today, available for pre-order on Jumia, Kilimall and Masoko. From tomorrow till March 1st 2021, in addition to the online stores it will also be available for pre-order through all OPPO branded retail stores. And OPPO has incentives for everyone who pre-orders the new phone.

OPPO launches the Reno5 in Kenya with Super-Fast 50W Charging
OPPO Reno 5 is in for review…

If you place a pre-order via the e-commerce platforms, you will receive a pair of free Enco W11 wireless earphones, an OPPO backpack and a bluetooth speaker, while those who pre-order from the retail stores will receive a pair of the Enco W11 wireless earphones, an OPPO backpack and a 6-month screen protection plan.

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The new Reno 5 features two industry firsts in the form of AI Mixed Portrait – the first double exposure video effect for smartphone – and AI Highlight Video, an industry-leading feature which uses intelligent light detection to combine OPPO’s advanced Ultra Night Video Algorithms and Live HDR Algorithms to significantly enhance video quality in dim and backlit scenes. With these features, users can quickly capture, edit, and share quality videos with ease.

Additionally, the Reno 5, which will be available in two colours, Fantasy Silver and Starry Black, comes with SUPER FAST 50W Flash Charge technology – making it the fastest charging phone in the market. The device can charge from 0% to up to 80% within 31 minutes and fill up to 100% in just 48 minutes.

OPPO launches the Reno5 in Kenya with Super-Fast 50W Charging
Fantasy Silver option has so many colours when light shines on it.

The Reno 5F which will be available later on features a 48MP main rear camera, an 8MP ultra wide-angle camera, 2MP macro camera and 2MP mono camera. The front camera on the other hand is 32MP. The device also comes with the AI Color Portrait Video and Monochrome Video features. It will be available in three colours – Fluid Black, Fantastic Purple and Crystal Silver. There’s a 4310mAh battery which supports 30W VOOC Flash Charge 4.0 technology.

Muthoni Wachira, Head of Communications & Projects at OPPO Kenya said,“With revolutionary camera technology spanning both hardware and software, Reno5 gives users the power to magically bring to life the color and the light of the world in their own distinct style. By effortlessly capturing outstanding portraits in video or in photo, night or day, Reno5 empowers us to ‘Picture Life Together’.”

OPPO Reno 5 (4G) Specifications and Price in Kenya:

Display6.43 inches 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio
AMOLED, 430 nits (typical), 600 nits (at peak)
Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Rear CameraQuad Setup:
64 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), 1/1.73″, 0.8µm, PDAF
8 MP, f/2.2, 119˚ (ultrawide), 1/4.0″, 1.12µm
2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
Front CameraSingle:
44 MP, f/2.4, 24mm (wide)
ChipsetQualcomm SM7125 Snapdragon 720G (8nm)
GPUAdreno 618
Storage128GB Storage (Dedicated microSD card)
Operating SystemAndroid 11, ColorOS 11.1
BatteryLi-Po 4310 mAh, non-removable
SuperVOOC Fast charging 50W
Reverse charging
Network2G, 3G, 4G
ConnectivityWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
Colour optionsFantasy Silver and Starry Black
OthersUnder-display Optical Fingerprint Scanner


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