The company says that Oppo Reno 5G is the first 5G smartphone to be available in Europe commercially
Oppo’s Reno 5G smartphone, as per the company, has become the first commercial 5G smartphone available on market in Europe. The company has begun selling Reno 5G smartphone in Switzerland in partnership with Swisscom. Oppo Reno 5G is now available at Swisscom shops across the country and on official website of Swisscom, starting from CHF 999.
The China-based company says that the smartphone will be rolled out to additional markets worldwide over the coming months. It is to be noted here that Oppo had recently signed a sponsorship deal with the Wimbledon Championships. The company says that Oppo Reno 5G is the first 5G smartphone to be available in Europe commercially.
Oppo had launched the Reno series in the European market on April 24th. The Reno series includes Reno 5G, Reno 10x Zoom and Reno models.
Oppo Reno 5G features
The Reno 5G model features a full panoramic screen that conceals the front-facing camera, soft light and back flash within a Pivot-Rising Structure that rises on demand. It also comes with a full-focal length tri-lens rear camera which works to realize a full-focal-length of 16mm-160mm, thus achieving 10x hybrid zoom. The phone is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 mobile platform, 8GB+256GB storage, and a 4,065mAh battery.
As a partner of Swisscom, Oppo also participated in Swisscom’s 5G launch event held on April 10th in Zurich, where Swisscom and Oppo announced the plans to bring the first commercially-available 5G device to Switzerland together with 5G network. Having acquired spectrum, the Swisscom 5G network is expected to be successively rolled out in whole Switzerland by the end of 2019. Supporting the sub6 n78 band in Switzerland, Oppo’s Reno 5G will enable 5G connectivity wherever Swisscom 5G networks are available.
Oppo operates under the umbrella of China-based BBK technologies. BBK also operates Oneplus, Vivo and Realme smartphone brands.