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OPPO Reno11 F 5G Unboxing, First Impressions, and Camera Samples

OPPO recently revealed that the Reno11 F 5G is coming to the Philippine market and we got our hands on it. Below are our initial thoughts and first camera samples.
OPPO Reno11F Unboxing, First Impressions and Camera Samples
OPPO Reno11F with Magnetic Particle Design in Ocean Blue colorway

The new OPPO Reno11F comes with a 120Hz 6.7-inch 2.5D flexible OLED FHD+ screen, a 6nm MediaTek Dimensity 7050 5G octa-core processor, LPDDR4X RAM, UFS 3.1 storage, and a 5,000mAh battery with 2.0 SUPERVOOC fast charging.

At the back of the phone are the 64MP main camera, an 8MP ultra-wide angle camera, and a 2MP macro camera with an LED flash. In front is the 32MP selfie camera.

It comes with new colorways inspired by nature that were made possible with OPPO's new Magnetic Particle design. It comes in either Coral Purple, Ocean Blue, or Palm Green.

OPPO is also claiming that this handset is designed to last for years.

As of this article's writing, there is no official pricing yet for the Philippine market.

Let's dive in.


OPPO Reno11F's packaging
OPPO Reno11F's packaging

It comes in a gray box with minimal OPPO branding and a holographic square. Around the box are the key specs, features, and regulatory information.
OPPO Reno11F's box inclusions
OPPO Reno11F's box inclusions

Inside the box is the OPPO Reno11F with a plastic screen protector, documentation, bumper case, SIM ejector tool, USB-A to USB Type-C cable, and the SUPERVOOC wall charger.

There are no included earphones inside the box.

Build Quality/Design

OPPO Reno11F's rear glassy panel with Dynamic Particle Design
OPPO Reno11F's rear glassy panel with Magnetic Particle Design

The frame of the Reno11F is made of polycarbonate with squared sides and a matte finish. The front is made of glass while the back is made of glasstic. This makes the phone a solid feeling while being super lightweight at 177 grams.

What immediately drew us to the phone was the unique and eye-catching pattern. The pattern on the back is made with the aforementioned Magnetic Particle Design which is said to be scratch and wear-resistant.

The phone measures 161.6 x 74.7 x 7.54 mm.

Eye-catching and built to last!

To ensure that the phone is durable, OPPO added a twice-reinforced Panda Glass protection on its display for a higher chance of survival when dropped. 

It has a red rubber gasket and is part of its IP65 water and dust resistance rating. OPPO's internal testing claims that the handset was able to survive 3 minutes of waterjet test and 60 minutes of rain test.

In addition, the device was able to withstand 100,000 volume key presses, 200,000 power button presses, and 20,000 USB-C connection and disconnection ensuring that it is designed to last.
OPPO Reno11F's front screen
OPPO Reno11F's front screen

In front is the large 6.67-inch 2.5 flexible AMOLED screen, a 2,412 x 1080 resolution, a 60/90/120Hz refresh rate, a 1,100 nits peak brightness, and a 240Hz touch sampling rate. It also comes with HDR10+ support and 2,160Hz PWM dimming.

Very immersive display!

It has a 93.4 percent screen-to-body ratio. Around the panel are super slim and top bezel with a slightly thicker chin bezel.

On the upper part of the screen is the punch hole that houses the selfie camera.
OPPO Reno11F's top and bottom sides
OPPO Reno11F's top and bottom sides

On top of the phone is the microphone port while at the bottom are the speaker grills, USB-C port, and a microphone port.
OPPO Reno11F's left and right side
OPPO Reno11F's left and right side

On the left outer frame is the SIM tray while on the right side are the polycarbonate volume rocker and power button. Both buttons have a satisfying give when pressed but it makes a plastic-y sound whenever they are pushed.
OPPO Reno11F's hybrid SIM tray
OPPO Reno11F's hybrid SIM tray

The SIM tray can carry up to two nano-SIM cards one nano-SIM card and one microSD card.
OPPO Reno11F's rear cameras
OPPO Reno11F's rear cameras

At the back of the phone are the 64MP f/1.7 main camera with a 1/2-inch OV64B sensor, an 8MP f/2.2 112-degree ultra-wide camera with Sony IMX355 sensor, and a 2MP  f/2.4 Macro camera with OV02B10 sensor and an LED flash.

The stock camera app's modes include Photo, Video, Portrait, Pro, Night, Street (16mm, 26mm, 52mm), Pano, Hi-Res, Macro, Movie, Slo-Mo, Time-lapse, Long Exposure, Dual-View Video, Text Scanner, Group Portrait and Tilt-shift.

The Pro mode allows for controls of ISO (100-6400), Shutter Speed (30-1/8,000 sec), EV (+-3), Focus, and White Balance. Users can also switch between 0.6x, 1x, and 2x.

First Camera Samples

Rear camera daylight 1x
Rear camera daylight 1x
Rear camera daylight 2x
Rear camera daylight 2x
Rear camera daylight ultra-wide
Rear camera daylight ultra-wide

We were surprised by the images from all three cameras. The images from the 1x, 2x, and ultra-wide have accurate colors that pop while the dynamic range is deep. The 1x and 2x are slightly sharper than the ultra-wide camera's images but all are equally detailed. We are impressed.
Rear camera portrait
Rear camera portrait

The rear camera's portrait mode can shoot with 1x, and 2x. We prefer the 1x for the environmental portraits while 2x for the more intimate shots. The edge detection was good as it was able to detect the subject well.

It did struggle with fine fibres but the transition between the in-focus and the out-of-focus is smooth enough.

Skin tones can become affected by the light source's color.
Selfie camera daylight selfie
Selfie camera daylight selfie
Selfie camera Portrait selfie

On the punch hole is the 32MP f/2.4 selfie camera. It has the usual modes like photo, video, portrait, and group portraits.

The selfies produced are sharp, detailed, and with deep contrast. The colors are vibrant and skin tones are surprisingly close to real life. Impressive too.

As of now, the cameras take good images but the rear cameras could be tweaked to have consistent exposures across the different cameras.

It is equipped with the 6nm Dimensity 7050 5G octa-core processor. Depending on the configuration of the phone, the phone can get up to 16GB of RAM. This is made up of 8GB of total hardware RAM that can be boosted with 8GB more of Dynamic RAM (which pulls from the internal storage when needed.)

Inside is the 5,000mAh with an included 67W SUPERVOOC wall charger. OPPO claims that it takes only 48 minutes to charge from 0 to 100 percent.

Other key features of the phone include an in-display fingerprint scanner, face unlock, Dual SIM, WiFi 6, NFC, Bluetooth 5.3, single speakers, and IP65 water and dust resistance.

Running the show ColorOS 14 Android 14. Like recent versions of ColorOS, it is one of the most polished and snappy Android skins in the market. It does have some preinstalled apps that can be uninstalled and disabled after the initial setup. It has additional features like boosting the audio to 300 percent and a side dock for quickly accessing apps.

Adding to its durability/longevity claim, OPPO said that it also has the 48 Month Fluency Protection as well as the 4 Years Durable Battery tech that ensures that the device will still run like new even after 4 years. 

However, if you never enjoyed ColorOS before, we doubt this will change your mind.

OPPO Reno11 F 5G Specs

Display: 6.7-inch Panda Glass (twice-reinforced) protected 2.5D curved 10-bit flexible OLED screen w/ 120Hz refresh rate, 240Hz touch sampling rate, HDR10+, FHD+ 2412 x 1080 resolution at 394 ppi
CPU: 2.4GHz 6nm MediaTek Dimensity 7050 octa-core processor
GPU: Mali-G68 MC4
ROM: 256GB UFS 3.1 expandable via microSD card slot up to 2TB
Back Camera: 64MP f/1.7 w/ AF + 8MP f/2.2 112-degree ultra-wide-angle + 2MP f/2.4 macro + LED flash
Selfie Camera: 32MP f/2.4
Battery: 5,000mAh w/ 67W SUPERVOOC
OS: Android 14 w/ ColorOS 14
Connectivity: WiFi 6 (2.4GHz/5GHz) 2x2 MIMO, 5G, 4G LTE, Bluetooth 5.2 LE (SBC, AAC, aptX-HD, LDAC), OTG, GPS, A-GPS, GNSS, NFC, dual SIM (nano) Sensors: Accelerometer, light, orientation, proximity, gyroscope, sound, magnetic
Others: In-Display fingerprint sensor, IP65 water and dust resistance, USB-C, Colors: Coral Purple, Ocean Blue, Palm Green
Dimensions: 161.6 x 74.7 x 7.54 mm
Weight: 177 g
Price: PHP 18,999

As of the moment

OPPO Reno11 F 5G's ColorOS 14
OPPO Reno11 F 5G's ColorOS 14

Out of the box, we have to commend OPPO for a feature-packed smartphone with appealing specs like a 120Hz FHD+ Flexible OLED screen, Panda Glass protection, 67W fast charging, 6nm Dimensity 7050 SoC, WiFi 6, NFC and IP65 water and dust resistance.

We were impressed by the initial shots taken with the 64MP main camera, 8MP ultra-wide, and 32MP selfie cameras. The color and detail are consistent across all cameras.

The flat-sided frames make it sharper to hold but it does modernize the look and make it sleek at 7.54mm and it is lightweight at 177 grams.

We are excited to test this phone out. At the time of this article's writing, the phone's price has yet to be revealed. So depending on the price, this could be a competitive contender given its extensive list of features.
What could turn customers away are the mono speakers. Otherwise, this could be a competitive contender, especially in the design, durability, camera, and longevity departments.

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