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OPPO Reno5 4G global variant spotted with Snapdragon 720G and Android 11 OS

On: December 21, 2020
Highlights

  • The OPPO CPH2159 has been spotted with Snapdragon 720G at Geekbench
  • The CPH2159’s NBTC listing revealed that it is the upcoming Reno5 4G
  • This Reno5 4G is expected to launch in India in January

Earlier this month, OPPO unveiled the Reno5 5G and Reno5 Pro 5G smartphones in China. Soon after the launch, OPPO India R&D head Tasleem Arif took to Twitter and teased the arrival of the Reno5 series in India. While he did not explicitly mention the Reno5 series in his tweet, XDA Developer’s Tushar Mehta tweeted that the Reno5 series might launch in India as soon as January 2021.

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A new OPPO smartphone with model number CPH2159 has appeared on the Geekbench benchmarking platform. Recent reports have revealed that it is the 4G version of the Reno5. The Geekbench appearance of the phone has revealed the key specs of the phone.

OPPO Reno5 4G spotted at Geekbench

OPPO Reno5 4G Geekbench

The CPH259 OPPO smartphone has been previously spotted at certification platforms like Europe’s Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC), Thailand’s NBTC authority, and Indonesia’s TKDN. The CPH2159 phone was also spotted at Pakistan’s import database. It was found through the NBTC listing that the OPPO CPH2159 is a 4G phone and its moniker is Reno5.

The Geekbench listing of the CPH2159 that surfaced today revealed that it is powered by a Qualcomm chipset that is mentioned as “atoll” in the motherboard. Past reports have revealed that the “atoll” codename is associated with the Snapdragon 720G chipset. The listing further revealed that the Reno5 4G has 8GB of RAM and it is preinstalled with the latest Android 11 OS. The Geekbench appearance suggests that the company could be internally testing the performance of the device before making it official. Probably, the 4G Reno5 will break cover net month.

OPPO Reno5 Pro global edition may feature Snapdragon 765G

The Reno5 5G and Reno5 Pro 5G smartphones that went official in China are powered by the Snapdragon 765G and Dimensity 1000+ chipsets, respectively. At November end, a Vietnamese tipster revealed a few key pieces of information about the global versions of the Reno5 series.

The tipster claimed that the Reno5 will be arriving in 4G and 5G editions in the global markets. He had also claimed that the device will be equipped with the Snapdragon 720G chipset and 1st generation SuperVOOC 50W fast charging technology. The Reno5 5G with Snapdragon 765G onboard is likely to arrive with 2nd generation SuperVOOC 65W rapid charging tech.

On the other side, the Reno5 Pro will be available in the 5G version only in the global markets. The tipster mentioned that the Pro model will not feature the Dimensity 1000+ chipset in the global markets. Instead, it may arrive with Snapdragon 765G. OPPO will be launching the Snapdragon 865 powered Reno5 Pro+ 5G phone on December 24th in China. This phone is unlikely to release outside the home market of OPPO.

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Anvin is a self-proclaimed geek who has been writing about smartphones for nearly 10 years. After using phones like the Samsung Galaxy Note, Sony Xperia Mini, Lumia 730, Lumia 950, Honor 7, Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 and Honor 8 Pro to name a few, he is now a happy user of the POCO F1. In his free time, he participates in church activities and likes to travel.