Xiaomi started the year by releasing the Poco X5 Pro. A digestible design, a colorful screen and a 5000mAh battery are enough to put it in the top ? To find out, we put it up against the OPPO Reno 8 Pro, which despite the time still makes some people dream. To know if the Snapdragon will be able to roar against the Mediatek Dimensity, follow us in this article.

OPPO Reno 8 ProPoco X5 Pro
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Best DISPLAY: Oppo Reno 8 Pro or Poco X5 pro

An AMOLED display has been provided on the front of the OPPO Reno8 Pro. This display is built with a size of 6.7 inches and has a resolution of 1080 x 2412 pixels. Moreover, it comes with a refresh rate of 120 Hz and a density of 384ppi. The glass protection is provided by a Corning Gorilla Glass 5.


The display of the Poco X5 Pro is also AMOLED with a size of 6.67 inches with a resolution of 1080 x 2400. A pixel density of 396ppi and an aspect ratio of 20:9, make for attractive visuals. The smartphone’s screen has a perforated hole containing a front camera. Moreover, it is also covered with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protective glass offering adequate protection against accidental drops.

Is the Poco X5 Pro better than the Oppo Reno 8 Pro?

The processor in the OPPO Reno 8 Pro is an eight-core Mediatel Dimensity 8100-Max. For watching streaming movies and playing heavy games, OPPO has included a Mali-G610 MC6 GPU. The OS is presence is Android 12 with a top layer that is the ColorOS 12.1. The storage depends on the following models: 256GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 12GB RAM.

The ultra-fast performance of the Poco X5 Pro depends on an eight-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G processor. The GPU is the Adreno 642L which helps to achieve the best possible visuals. As a system we have Android 12 which is followed by MIUI 14. Obviously the applications of the latest version of Android will have trouble running. Storage and RAM depend on the following possible configurations: 128GB 6GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM.

Oppo Reno 8 Pro battery life superior to Poco X5 Pro ?


The battery present in the OPPO Reno 8 Pro is of Li-Polymer type and has a capacity of 4500 mAh. Moreover, it is non-removable and has a fast charging system of 80W. The Poco X5 Pro is powered by a non-removable battery of 5000 mAh. It belongs to the Li-Polymer family and admits a Super Flash charging system of 67 W. A reverse charge is also possible with 5W of maximum power.

More powerful lens: Oppo Reno 8 Pro or Poco X5 Pro?

A 50MP camera is installed on the back of the OPPO Reno 8 Pro. It is accompanied by an 8MP ultra wide angle camera and a 2MP macro. The main features of this triple lens camera system include touch focus. Besides, there is also auto flash, face detection and digital zoom. A 32MP camera is also present on the front of this smartphone.


As for the Poco X5 Pro, it also has a triple camera setup. The main sensor has a 108MP capacity. Next to it, we have an 8MP ultra wide angle sensor and a 2MP macro. The cameras offer phase detection, HDR and panorama, not to mention flawless quality in Full HD+. Xiaomi has also provided a 32MP wide angle selfie shooter on the front.

Oppo Reno 8 Pro and Poco X5 Network and Connectivity

For communication purposes, both smartphones allow users to connect to 5G networks. As far as connectivity features are concerned, the devices support USB Type-C, Bluetooth v5.2, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, 5G, Mobile Hotspot and NFC.

Pricing and availability

        The OPPO Reno 8 Pro has been available since July 2022 and you can get it for around €620-€680. On the other hand, to get the Xiaomi Poco X5 Pro you need to budget 300€-344€ at the lowest.

The OPPO Reno 8 Pro is similar to the Xiaomi Poco X5 Pro in many ways, but there are a few things that can make the difference. Nanoreview proves us right by comparing the CPUs of these two beautiful smartphones. We notice that the OPPO Reno 8 Pro provides the best characteristics. The battery management is excellent in the chosen of the day, so it will not be a problem.


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