Huawei nova 8 Pro vs Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G – Review, specifications and prices

The new Huawei nova 8 Pro handset has a 4 camera setup with a main lens of 64 MP, Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 985 processor chipset and a battery of 4000 mAh. On other side, the Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Huawei nova 8 Pro Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.72 in (inches) 6.55 in (inches)
Processor Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 985 MediaTek Dimensity 1000+
Operating System EMUI 11 EMUI 11
Resolution 1236 x 2676 pixels 1080 x 2400 pixels
RAM 8 GB (gigabytes) 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 64/8/2/2 MP 64/8/2 MP
Front Camera 32 MP 32 MP
Battery 4000 mAh 4300 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Huawei nova 8 Pro runs on Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 985 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.58 GHz ARM Cortex-A76, 3 cores of 2.4 GHz ARM Cortex-A76 and 4 cores of 1.84 GHz ARM Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2580 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture,Large-core NPU and micro-core NPU,Large Area VC Liquid Cooling,3D Graphene Cooling Film and Link Turbo. Running on EMUI 11 operating system.

The Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 985 is a better chipset processor than the MediaTek Dimensity 1000+.

Meanwhile, the Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G has a MediaTek Dimensity 1000+, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 4 cores of 2.6 GHz Cortex-A77 and 4 cores of 2.0 GHz Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2600 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. And it’s running on EMUI 11 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Huawei nova 8 Pro is carrying a ARM Mali-G77 MP8,8 cores gpu in the interior and the Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G has the ARM Mali-G77 MC9,9 cores graphics processor.

Battery

The Huawei nova 8 Pro battery capacity is 4000 mAh which is a 7.5% (percent) less powerful than the 4300 mAh offered by the Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G. Some features include Fast charging and Non-removable.
The Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G battery include Fast charging, Non-removable, 65W fast charging and SuperVOOC 2.0.

Screen

The mobile phone is using a OLED display with 1236 x 2676 pixels and a screen size of 6.72 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G is featuring a AMOLED display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.55 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Huawei nova 8 Pro is a 2.5% bigger than Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Huawei nova 8 Pro Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G
120 Hz refresh rate 90 Hz refresh rate
300 Hz touch sampling rate Capacitive
3D curved glass screen Corning Gorilla Glass
80-degree curve Multi-touch
Capacitive Scratch resistant
Chip-on-Pi (COP) display packaging
DCI-P3
Multi-touch

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Huawei nova 8 Pro is carrying a ram memory of 8 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 1866 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.

The Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G is coming with a 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 1866 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.
In the basic edition, both phones have the same ram capacity of 8 gigabytes.

The maximum ram capacity offered by the Huawei nova 8 Pro is 8 gigabytes ,which is a 50% smaller than the Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G with 12 gigabytes

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Huawei nova 8 Pro comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, both phones have the same storage capacity of 128 gigabytes.

At the more expensive edition, both smartphones present the same built-in storage capacity:256 gigabytes.

Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G gets you or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Huawei nova 8 Pro rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 64/8/2/2 MP , the flash type is LED , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.9 f/2.4 f/2.4 f/2.4 respectively.

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Meanwhile the Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G rear camera comes with 3 lenses of 64/8/2 MP , the flash type is LED , carrying sensor like Samsung S5KGD1 , a pixel size of 0.8 mic (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/2.4 f/2.2 f/2.4 respectively.

Huawei nova 8 Pro Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G
10x digital zoom Angle of view – 119° (#2)
Angle of view – 120° (#2) Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2) Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4) Autofocus
Autofocus Continuous autofocus
Continuous shooting Continuous shooting
Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF) Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF)
Digital image stabilization Digital image stabilization
Digital zoom Digital zoom
Dual View Recording 2.0 Exposure compensation
Exposure compensation Face detection
Face detection Geotagging
Fourth rear camera – 2 MP (macro) HDR
Geotagging ISO settings
HDR Macro mode
ISO settings Optical image stabilization
Macro mode Panorama
Panorama Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Scene mode
Scene mode Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide-angle)
Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide-angle) Self-timer
Self-timer Third rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing)
Third rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing) Third rear camera – 2 MP (macro)
Touch focus Touch focus
White balance settings White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Huawei nova 8 Pro comes with a 32 MP in the front.

The Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G has a 32 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Huawei nova 8 Pro Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G
32 MP 32 MP
AIS video stabilization 3-element lens (#2)
Aperture size – f/2.0 (#2) Angle of view – 78° (#2)
Aperture:f/2.0.4 Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2)
Face unlock Aperture:f/2.0.4
HDR Digital image stabilization
Secondary front camera – 16 MP (portrait) Face unlock
Sensor type:CMOS BSI (backside illumination) Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Pixel size:0.8 µm /0.000800 mm
Secondary front camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing)
Sensor model:Samsung S5KGD1
Sensor type – ISOCELL PLUS

Data network and speed connectivity/bandwidth

The mobile networks technologies improve the communication between devices, connectivity speed and files download/upload bandwidth depending of the place.

Huawei nova 8 Pro Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G
5G NSA 5G NSA
5G SA 5G SA
Built-in 5G modem EDGE
EDGE GPRS
EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s) HSPA+
GPRS LTE
HSPA+ Snapdragon X52 modem
LTE TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Huawei nova 8 Pro price is $650-700 and the Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G price tag is $550-600

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