OPPO Reno11 5G Review - Stellar Cameraphone For Portrait Photography

In an era dominated by social media platforms where visual storytelling reigns supreme, Portrait Photography has emerged as a true art form for young consumers who are seeking to craft compelling narratives through imagery. 

As the demand for exceptional portrait capabilities continues to surge, Gen Zs and Millennials are always searching for smartphones that seamlessly blend innovation with advanced software that can elevate their artistry when it comes to snapping photos.

OPPO Reno11 5G

In our current digital landscape, the OPPO Reno11 5G rises as a top choice, offering enthusiasts a gateway to elevate their Portrait Photography experiences and redefine visual stories. 

With Valentine's Day drawing near, there's no better time to explore how the OPPO Reno11 5G can ignite your passion for photography and enhance your storytelling prowess by allowing you to capture stunning images of the people you love.

In this full review, I will show you the Portrait Photos of my loved ones that I took using the OPPO Reno11 5G -- but before that, allow me to talk about the pricing details of the phone here in the Philippines, give my unboxing experience, and share my thoughts about the other notable features of this amazing new handset.

Price and Availability in the Philippines

The OPPO Reno11 5G dons an official suggested retail price of PHP 24,999 here in the Philippines, offering exceptional value for money given its entire feature-set. 

OPPO Reno11 5G

The handset was officially launched via an exclusive media event at BGC Immersive held on February 1, 2024, marking a new era of smartphone innovation for the company.

On February 9, 2024, OPPO Reno11 5G became officially available for purchase at OPPO Concept Stores nationwide and through the company's official online stores on Lazada, Shopee, and TikTok Shop.

Unboxing and Package Contents

The OPPO Reno11 5G comes packaged in a sleek white box highlighted by an iridescent square design featuring the number 11 and the model's name. 

OPPO Reno11 5G

Upon opening the box, you'll find a paper sleeve containing various items, including a metal pin for ejecting the SIM card tray, the Safety Guide, the User Guide, and a complimentary OPPO-branded silicone case, eliminating the need for a separate purchase. 

OPPO Reno11 5G

Removing the sleeve reveals the OPPO Reno11 5G unit itself, wrapped in protective plastic sheet that also outlines its four key features, namely, the 32MP Telephoto Portrait Camera, the 50MP Sony Sensor  Camera with OIS, 67W SUPERVOOC Flash Charge with 5,000 mAh Large Battery, and the all-new ColorOS 14.

OPPO Reno11 5G

As you can see in the photo above, the official retail package includes the smartphone, Safety Guide, Quick Guide, SIM card tray ejector, travel charger, USB Type-C charging cable, and a free protective case. It's important to use the provided SUPERVOOC travel charger and USB Type-C cable to activate and utilize the 67W SUPERVOOC fast charging feature of the OPPO Reno11 5G.


The OPPO Reno11 5G comes replete with a distinctive Natural Aesthetic Design, offering users a choice between Wave Green and Rock Grey variants.

OPPO Reno11 5G
OPPO Reno11 5G in Wave Green and Rock Grey, respectively.

OPPO Reno11 5G

The design concept captures the essence of nature, with Wave Green representing the fluid movement and vitality of clear skies and mesmerizing waves, while Rock Grey emanates the enduring glimmer of sea-washed rocks under sunlight.

OPPO Reno11 5G Wave Green
I have the Wave Green variant here and it's the colorway that I personally recommend.

Crafted with care and precision, the OPPO Reno11 5G features a touch of silk that enhances the luxurious feel of its casing. Its ultra-slim profile and lightweight build ensure a comfortable grip, effortlessly slipping into hands, pockets, and bags. With dimensions of 162.4 x 74.3 x 7.9 mm and weighing 182 grams, this stylish device certainly strikes a perfect balance between form and function.

OPPO Reno11 5G

The OPPO Reno11 5G showcases rich metallic accents, including the rim around the device, lending it a flagship-grade appearance. The right panel hosts the power button and volume rocker, while the left panel maintains a sleek, button-free design.

OPPO Reno11 5G

At the top, you'll find a microphone pinhole, an Infrared sensor that can help transform the handset into a remote control for your smart devices at home, and two holes for one of the phone's loudspeakers.

OPPO Reno11 5G

Moving to the rear, the Dual nanoSIM card tray, which can be ejected using the provided pin, sits alongside a microphone pinhole, USB Type-C charging port, and a series of holes for the other loudspeaker, enabling stereo sound.

OPPO Reno11 5G

I believe that OPPO deserves recognition for its innovative approach in drawing inspiration from nature to meticulously design the OPPO Reno11 5G. By incorporating elements of the natural world into the handset's aesthetics, OPPO has created a captivating visual journey that resonates with users, especially those who are particularly fond of nature-scapes.

OPPO's meticulous attention to detail and dedication to infusing natural elements into the Reno11 5G's design truly distinguish it in the realm of smartphone craftsmanship. For me, this remains one of the handset's most compelling features.


The OPPO Reno11 5G showcases an impressive 6.7-inch AMOLED display that sets new benchmarks for visual excellence. Featuring a 120Hz refresh rate, HDR10+ certification, and Asahi Glass AGC DT-Star2 protection, this display immerses users in captivating viewing experiences characterized by vibrant colors, deep blacks, and unmatched clarity.

OPPO Reno11 5G

The 120Hz Ultra High Refresh Rate ensures seamless scrolling and fluid animations, enhancing the overall user experience. Moreover, the 93% screen-to-body ratio optimizes the display area, providing users with a more immersive and enjoyable interaction with their device. 

With a resolution of 1080 x 2412 pixels and support for over 1.07 billion colors, the OPPO Reno11 5G's screen renders content with exceptional detail and lifelike vibrancy, bringing images, videos, and games to life in great clarity.

OPPO Reno11 5G

In terms of durability, the Asahi Glass AGC DT-Star2 protection adds a layer of resilience to the display, safeguarding it against scratches and minor impacts. This ensures that users can enjoy their device with confidence, knowing that the display is built to withstand the rigors of daily use. Combined with its impressive visual capabilities, the OPPO Reno11 5G's display stands out as a hallmark feature, offering users an unparalleled viewing experience that truly redefines visual excellence.

Front and Back Cameras

Featuring a robust Triple Rear Camera configuration, the OPPO Reno11 5G provides users with the tools to express their creativity and seize stunning moments in any setting. 

Anchoring the setup is the 50MP Ultra-Clear Main Camera with a large 1/1.95” Sony LYT600 sensor and wide f/1.8 aperture. With Optical Image Stabilization (OIS), this camera excels in capturing clear and steady shots even in challenging lighting conditions.

OPPO Reno11 5G

Whether capturing group photos of loved ones, snapping stunning landscapes, or snapping fast-paced action, the OPPO Reno11 5G's 50MP camera empowers users to express their creativity with confidence and precision.

Here are sample photos that I've shot using the 50MP Main Camera of OPPO Reno11 5G. Kindly click for larger view:

OPPO Reno11 G is great for street photography.

Meet my dear friends, Jaime, Mia, Boom, Nikko, and Cars. We've been friends for almost 2 decades now.

OPPO Reno11 5G also comes equipped with a 32MP telephoto camera with 1/2.74” Sony IMX709 sensor and f/2 aperture lens. With a focal length of 47mm, this telephoto lens is specifically designed to capture stunning portrait shots with impressive detail and clarity. Whether in low light or well-lit conditions, the combination of the advanced sensor technology and wide aperture ensures excellent image quality, allowing users to create professional-grade portraits with depth and precision. The 47mm focal length provides the ideal perspective for flattering facial features and achieving beautiful background bokeh, making it a valuable tool for portrait photographers and smartphone enthusiasts alike. I've saved the sample Portrait Photos that I snapped using OPPO Reno11 5G for the finale of this review.

Complementing the two shooters is an 8MP Ultra-Wide-Angle Camera, which broadens the scope of creativity by enabling users to capture expansive landscapes and panoramic views with remarkable clarity and depth. Here's a sample ultra-wide angle indoor photo that I shot using the OPPO Reno11 5G.

Many smartphones' ultra-wide cameras only deliver decent shot when used outdoors with more than enough ambient light. Unlike them, OPPO Reno11 5G still gives you great ultra-wide images even when used indoors.

OPPO Reno11 5G

Turning to the front-facing camera, the 32MP Ultra-Clear Selfie Camera ensures that every self-portrait is Instagram-ready, boasting natural skin tones and impeccable detail. Here are sample selfies that I took using OPPO Reno11 5G's front-facing cam:

I'm so proud of my very-Filipino brown skintone and I'm glad that OPPO Reno11 5G's 32MP Ultra-Clear Selfie Camera captures it well, instead of making me look too fair.

Whether capturing moments with friends or documenting personal experiences, users can rely on the OPPO Reno11 5G to deliver stunning imagery that exceeds expectations.

Video Recording Capabilities

The OPPO Reno11 5G presents users with a diverse array of options to capture every moment with precision and stability. Using its Main Camera, users can record 4K videos at both 30 and 60 frames per second (fps), ensuring clarity and seamless motion. Moreover, the Main Camera accommodates 1080p recording at 30 and 60fps, letting users save storage space and enabling faster upload times. The Main Camera's Ultra-Steady Mode further enhances video stability, particularly during dynamic movements, delivering smooth footage at 1080p and 60fps, which is perfect for capturing action scenes with little to no shaking.

Expanding the creative horizon, the Ultra-Wide Camera allows users to capture immersive 1080p videos at 30fps, providing great visuals with a wide perspective. 

In front, the OPPO Reno11 5G enhances selfie video recording with its advanced Front Camera capabilities. Users can enjoy in high-definition video recording in 4K resolution at 30fps, ensuring vibrant and sharp self-captured moments. This is actually one of the upgrades implemented on the OPPO Reno11 Series 5G that I really appreciate since OPPO Reno10 Series 5G's front-facing camera can only record videos up to 1080p.

Additionally, the Front Camera boasts Ultra-Steady Mode at 1080p and 30fps, ensuring stable footage when walking around while vlogging. Furthermore, the inclusion of Beauty Mode and Portrait Mode for the Front Camera enables users to infuse artistic flair into their selfie videos, delivering captivating results at 1080p and 30fps. Combining both modes offers a harmonious blend of beauty enhancement and artistic depth but the combo only supports 720p at 30fps.

With its comprehensive suite of video recording features, the OPPO Reno11 5G empowers users to unlock their creativity and immortalize life's memorable moments in exquisite detail. I'd say that this smartphone should be great for those who are planning to open a vlog or to become a TikToker using only a smartphone as a video recording tool.

Internal Hardware and Performance

Inside its sleek exterior, the OPPO Reno11 5G is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 7050 chipset, which delivers seamless performance, even for demanding power users. The handset is also equipped with 12GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage, so users can enjoy the luxury of having ample space for their large files while relishing lightning-fast app launches and fluid gaming experiences.

OPPO Reno11 5G

Moreover, the smartphone offers hybrid microSDXC card support, which further augments storage options for users seeking expanded capacity. There's also the innovative memory swap technology, making it possible to have an additional 12GB of RAM Expansion, which guarantees that the device maintains its responsiveness even in scenarios where multiple apps are concurrently running in the background. 

OPPO Reno11 5G

From immersive gaming sessions to seamless media streaming and demanding productivity tasks, the OPPO Reno11 5G seamlessly navigates through diverse usage scenarios with remarkable ease and efficiency.

The MediaTek Dimensity 7050 chipset serves as the engine driving the device, optimizing performance across various usage domains while ensuring energy efficiency to prolong battery life. With the potent combination of advanced processing capabilities and ample memory resources, users can enjoy a fluid and responsive user experience, regardless of the tasks at hand.

I'd say that the OPPO Reno11 5G emerges as a versatile day-to-day companion, capable of handling the demands of modern-day digital lifestyles with ease. Its robust hardware configuration, coupled with intelligent memory management features, sets the stage for a seamless and immersive user experience that young consumers will surely find pleasing and enjoyable.

ColorOS 14

The OPPO Reno11 5G operates on the latest Android 14 platform complemented by ColorOS 14 user interface, presenting users with an effortlessly smooth, clean, and intuitive interface. 

OPPO Reno11 5G

What makes ColorOS 14 special is that it introduces a slew of AI-powered innovative features, including Smart Image Matting as well as Smart Touch and File Dock, all meticulously crafted to elevate productivity and foster creativity.

OPPO Reno11 5G

One of my favorite features of ColorOS 14 is Smart Image Matting, a cutting-edge tool that revolutionizes image editing. With this feature, users can seamlessly extract subjects from images with a single tap, empowering them to effortlessly craft collages and compositions that reflect their creative vision.

OPPO Reno11 5G

Moreover, Smart Touch and File Dock enhance user efficiency by simplifying the management of images, text, and links across various applications and devices. This streamlined process facilitates multitasking, allowing users to seamlessly transition between tasks without disruptions.

Gaming and Entertainment

The OPPO Reno11 5G offers an immersive gaming experience, supported by its powerful hardware configuration. Equipped with the 6nm Mediatek Dimensity 7050 chipset featuring an Octa-Core CPU (2 x 2.6 GHz Cortex-A78, 6 x 2.0 GHz Cortex-A55) and Mali-G68 MC4 GPU, the device ensures smooth and efficient performance for both gaming and multimedia activities.

Entertainment and Gaming Performance are further enhanced by the inclusion of Dual Stereo Speakers, Ultra Volume Mode, and LinkBoost technology. Whether users are engrossed in the adrenaline-fueled action of mobile gaming or enjoying the cinematic experience of streaming multimedia content, the OPPO Reno11 5G delivers seamless graphic performance and enhanced connectivity. This combination keeps users engaged and entertained for hours on end, making it an ideal companion for immersive entertainment experiences, even if it's just watching videos on Netflix or Youtube.

Privacy and Security

The OPPO Reno11 5G places a strong emphasis on user privacy and security by integrating advanced security measures such as the Under-Display Fingerprint Scanner and Facial Recognition, alongside traditional Passcode and Password Unlock methods.

OPPO Reno11 5G

The combination of these security features not only enhances the overall security posture of the OPPO Reno11 5G but also instills a sense of assurance and peace of mind for users. By offering multiple authentication methods, the device empowers users to choose the option that best aligns with their preferences and security needs, ensuring that their personal information remains protected against unauthorized access.

Battery Life and Charging Speed

Featuring a durable 5,000mAh battery and cutting-edge 67W SUPERVOOC Flash Charge technology, the OPPO Reno11 5G guarantees users enduring power and seamless connectivity, catering to their needs throughout the day. This robust combination of hardware and charging capability ensures that users can remain reliably powered up and engaged with their devices, even during the busiest of schedules.

OPPO Reno11 5G

With the OPPO Reno11 5G's 67W SUPERVOOC Flash Charging capability, users can recharge their handset from 0% to full capacity in just 45 minutes, ensuring minimal downtime and maximum convenience. This rapid charging feature enables users to stay connected and productive without the hassle of prolonged charging times, making it perfect for busy lifestyles and on-the-go professionals.

OPPO Reno11 5G

Whether at work, traveling, or engaging in leisure activities, the OPPO Reno11 5G's fast charging technology ensures that users can quickly power up their device and stay connected to the world around them, enhancing productivity and peace of mind throughout the day.

Portait Photos Taken Using OPPO Reno11 5G

Of the many amazing key features of OPPO Reno11 5G that I shared with you, my absolute favorite would have to be the 32MP Telephoto Portrait Camera mainly because I am passionate about taking photos of my loved ones. 

OPPO Reno11 5G

Powered by intelligent imaging algorithms that deliver stunning colors, enables more realistic background blur, and minimizes blurry results, this camera makes my photography experience more fun and enjoyable.

Here are some of my favorite Portrait Photos of the people I love that I took using the OPPO Reno11 5G. Kindly click on them for a larger view:

Meet my mom!

Say hello to my little nephew, Jalenn Cam!

Say hi to my little nephew, Hezekiah Mikael!

Verdict and Recommendation

If you're currently on the lookout for a new smartphone - from a trusted international brand - that has an accessible price for young consumers, takes incredible Portait Photos that you'd be proud to share on social media, looks unique yet eye-catching in its beauty, and has an amazing display, smart user interface, powerful internal hardware, long battery life, and ultra-fast charging support, you should definitely check out the OPPO Reno11 5G. I highly recommend it. I am certain that you will thoroughly enjoy using this stellar cameraphone.
Network Carriers
OPPO Reno11 5G is now available as a bundled handset with Globe Plan 1799. For just PHP 1,000 cash-out, you can enjoy ultra-fast 5G speeds along with the  captivating features of this smartphone. Elevate your mobile experience even further with the OPPO Reno11 Pro 5G bundled with Plan 1999 with just PHP 2,000 cash-out. Subscribers will receive complimentary OPPO Enco Buds2 for an immersive audio experience like never before.
Unlock a world of endless possibilities with the OPPO Reno11 Series 5G, now within your grasp through Smart's Plans+ 999. With three flexible payment options including Straight Payment, DP + Monthly Amortization, and 0% Credit Card installment for 12 months, you have the flexibility to choose a payment plan that suits your lifestyle. What's more, with Smart's Device Plans, you will receive a free pair of OPPO Enco Buds2 with every purchase, so you're always ready to enjoy crystal-clear music playback anytime, anywhere.
Home Credit and Credit Cards
Bringing innovation within reach, the OPPO Reno11 Series 5G is also available through hassle-free installment plans via Home Credit and Credit Card payment options. Home Credit offers installment plans ranging from 6 to 18 months at 0% interest via all partnered OPPO stores nationwide, providing you with the flexibility to choose a payment term that fits your budget. Alternatively, opt for credit card payments available in 6 or 12-month installments at 0% interest for all major credit cards, making it easier than ever to own the latest in mobile technology.
My OPPO App User Benefits
Discover a world of rewards and exclusive perks with the My OPPO app! When you purchase OPPO Reno11 5G, you will unlock this cool plethora of redeemable benefits until stocks last.
4,500 Mabuhay Miles from Philippine Airlines
Billow Minis from BASH
Php 200 voucher from Bistro Group
Php 100 gift code from Zalora
Php 100 gift code from Sodexo
Exclusive to new My OPPO users - Php 200 gift code from Zalora
Exclusive to old My OPPO users - Php 500 gift card from Sodexo
Don't miss out! Claim your rewards today and elevate your mobile experience to new heights with OPPO Reno11 5G!
Portraits of Love Promo
Make the most of this Love Month with OPPO’s Portraits of Love promo.
This Valentine's Season, OPPO encourages Reno11 users to participate in a heartwarming photo contest, celebrating the spirit of love through captivating portraits of their loved ones. Make sure to get your own OPPO Reno11 Series 5G as soon as possible to get a chance to win amazing travel prizes from OPPO. Stay tuned to its social media pages this week to learn more about the contest, event, and the prizes awaiting its winners!
Exciting collaborations and benefits await as OPPO joins forces with stand out industry experts: DJI, MAC Cosmetics, and Mabuhay miles to bring OPPO Reno11 users extraordinary technology, beauty, and travel experiences. Stay tuned to OPPO's social media pages for the grand collaboration between OPPO and these industry experts, and get a chance to win amazing prizes.

OPPO Reno11 5G Specs
Dimensions: 162.4 x 74.3 x 7.9 mm
Weight: 182 grams
Colors: Wave Green, Rock Grey
Models: CPH2599
Size: 6.7 inches, 108.0 cm2 (~89.5% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution: 1080 x 2412 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~394 ppi density)
Type: AMOLED, 1B colors, 120Hz, HDR10+, 800 nits (HBM), 950 nits (peak)
Protection: Asahi Glass AGC DT-Star2
OS: Android 14, ColorOS 14
Chipset: 6nm Mediatek Dimensity 7050
CPU: Octa-core (2 x 2.6 GHz Cortex-A78, 6 x 2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU: Mali-G68 MC4
RAM: 12GB RAM + 12GB RAM Expansion
Internal Storage: 256GB UFS 2.2
Card slot: Hybrid microSDXC
50 MP, f/1.8, 26mm, Main, Wide, 1/1.95", PDAF, OIS
32 MP, f/2.0, 47mm Telephoto, 1/2.74", 0.8µm, PDAF, 2X optical zoom
8 MP, f/2.2, 16mm, 112˚ Ultrawide, 1/4.0", 1.12µm
Features: LED flash, HDR, Panorama
Video: 4K 30/60fps, 1080p 30/60/120/480fps, gyro-EIS
32 MP, f/2.4, 22mm, 1/2.74", 0.8µm
Features: Panorama, HDR
Video: 4K 30fps, 1080p 30fps, gyro-EIS
Loudspeaker: Yes, with Stereo Speakers
3.5mm jack: No
5G: Yes
4G LTE-A: Yes
SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, Dual Stand-by)
WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth: 5.3, A2DP, LE, aptX HD, LHDC
NFC: Yes
Infrared port: Yes
Radio: No
USB: USB Type-C 2.0, OTG
Fingerprint Scanner: Under-Display, Optical
Facial Recognition: Yes
Passcode and Password Unlock: Yes
Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass
Type: Li-Po 5,000 mAh, Non-Removable
Charging: 67W Wired Fast Charging, PD, QC3, 100% in 45 Minutes

OPPO Reno11 5G Key Features
32MP Telephoto Portrait Camera
50MP Sony Sensor with OIS
67W SUPERVOOC Flash Charge with 5,000 mAh Large Battery
ColorOS 14

OPPO Reno11 5G Price in the Philippines
Official Suggested Retail Price - PHP 24,999
Launch Event - February 1, 2024 at BGC Immersive
Official Sale Date - February 9, 2024

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