Oppo launched the Reno 5 Pro in India earlier today in the high-end smartphone segment, going up against the likes of Xiaomi’s Mi 10T and more. The Reno 5 Pro has quad cameras on the back and supports fast charging out-of-the-box while the Mi 10T offers triple cameras and slightly lower fast-charging speeds.
If you’re someone who’s looking to purchase a smartphone in the sub-Rs 40,000 segments, the Reno 5 Pro has just arrived with aggressive pricing and powerful internals. However, is the Reno 5 Pro able to stand against the Mi 10T, let’s find out in this specifications and pricing comparison of the two?
The Oppo Reno 5 Pro is priced at Rs 35,990 and has 8GB RAM with 128GB storage. As for the Mi 10T, it starts at Rs 35,999 for the base variant with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage and Rs 37,999 for the 8GB+128GB variant.
The Oppo Reno 5 Pro and the Mi 10T, both have a metal-glass sandwich design where the former has a matte finish on the back flush with shiny gradient colour. The Mi 10T, on the other hand, uses AG glass on the back with a frosted matte texture.
The Reno 5 Pro has a slim form-factor that measures 7.6 millimetres and weighs 173 grams. This isn’t the case with the Mi 10T as it measures 9.3 millimetres in thickness and weighs 216 grams. While the Mi 10T uses Gorilla Glass 5 on the back, it is unclear if the Reno 5 Pro has additional protection over its display.
With the Reno 5 Pro, you get a 6.55-inch Full HD+ (2400 x 1080 pixels) resolution display with AMOLED panel and 90Hz high refresh rate support. There’s a punch-hole cutout on the front for the selfie camera with the screen offering 800nits brightness in sunlight and peak brightness of 1100nits.
Xiaomi Mi 10T features a larger 6.67-inch Full HD+ (2400 x 1080 pixels) resolution display that uses LCD panel with 144Hz high refresh rate. There’s a punch-hole cutout for the selfie camera here as well and the screen is topped with a layer of Gorilla Glass 5. The screen offers 500nits typical brightness and 650nits peak brightness.
The display on the Reno 5 Pro has a larger surface area (92.10% screen to body ratio) in comparison with the Mi 10T (85.2% screen to body ratio). However, the Mi 10T has a slightly larger display with upto 144Hz refresh rate while the Reno 5 Pro tops out at 90Hz.
The Reno 5 Pro is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ processor with an octa-core CPU and Mali-G77 GPU. The CPU has four Cortex-A77 cores running at 2.6GHz and four Cortex-A55 cores running at 2.0GHz. This is paired with 8GB RAM and 128GB UFS 2.1 storage with no option to expand the storage further.
The Xiaomi Mi 10T is powered by the 2020 flagship Snapdragon 865 processor with an octa-core CPU and Adreno 650 GPU. This is paired with upto 8GB RAM and upto 128GB UFS 3.1 storage options to choose from. The octa-core CPU has a prime Kryo 585 core running at 2.84GHz along with three high-performance cores running at 2.42GHz and four power-efficient cores at 1.80GHz.
The Reno 5 Pro runs on ColorOS 11.1 out-of-the-box which is based on Android 11. The Mi 10T runs on MIUI 12 which is based on Android 10 out-of-the-box.
The Mi 10T also has stereo speakers which the Reno 5 Pro misses out on. Similarly, the Reno 5 Pro has an optical fingerprint sensor under the display while the Mi 10T makes do with its power-button that doubles up as the fingerprint reader.
The Oppo Reno 5 Pro has a 64MP primary camera with an f/1.7 aperture, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera with 115-degree field-of-view, 2MP macro camera and a 2MP depth sensor. The rear cameras can record in 4K UHD at 30FPS and 1080P at upto 60FPS.
Meanwhile, the Mi 10T has a 64MP primary camera with an f/1.9 aperture, a 13MP ultra-wide-angle camera with 123-degree field-of-view and a 5MP macro camera. The rear cameras can record in 8K UHD at 30FPS and 4K UHD at upto 60FPS. Both phones support gyroscope based EIS for video stability.
On the front, the Reno 5 Pro has a 32MP selfie camera with f/2.4 aperture while the Mi 10T has a 20MP front-facing camera with f/2.2 aperture.
The Reno 5 Pro has a 4,350mAh battery that supports 65W fast charging out-of-the-box. The Mi 10T has a 5,000mAh battery that supports 33W fast charging out-of-the-box.
|Release Date:||18 Jan 2021|
|Variant:||128 GB/8 GB RAM , 256 GB/12 GB RAM|