Global smartphone manufacturer OPPO has announced that the OPPO Reno5 has been selected as the official smartphone partner for the PUBG MOBILE Middle East and Africa (MEA) Esports 2021.

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) is an online multiplayer battle royale game developed and published independently by Lightspeed & Quantum Studios of Tencent Games.

The OPPO Reno5 was selected for its extraordinary gaming hardware and software that deliver an exceptionally immersive and fluid gaming experience.

As the official smartphone partner of PUBG MOBILE Esports in the Middle East & Africa regions in 2021, OPPO will play an active part in the company’s Esports championships that will run throughout the year.

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OPPO has a strong history of supporting sports activities that is in line with PUBG MOBILE’s plan to develop regional talents by building a well-defined structure for Esports, forging a clear path from grassroots to amateur to pro-league levels.

Based on an in-depth understanding of the market, OPPO has innovated the Reno5 series’ latest smartphones that are tailored for a superior gaming experience with features such as Gaming Shortcut Mode, Gamer Mode, Bullet Screen Messages, and Adjustable Gaming Touch that create an environment for users to be totally immersed in entertainment.

OPPO’s strategy is focused on engaging with our users’ passions. In line with the huge popularity of mobile gaming in the region, we invested in bringing the ideal gaming platform to our customers through our latest Reno5 series of smartphones. Being selected by the region’s leading gaming company as the designated smartphone for PUBG MOBILE Esports is a testament to the extraordinary and immersive gaming experience offered by the Reno5.

– Ethan Xue, President of OPPO Middle East and Africa


At PUBG MOBILE, we’re committed to bringing the ultimate fun and enjoyment for passionate, adventurous trendsetters and Esport enthusiasts. Leveraging on our experience and expertise in Esports, we’re thrilled to join hands with OPPO to enhance the ever-growing mobile gaming landscape.

-John Lacey, Head of Tencent MENA office

Gaming on the OPPO Reno 5

The OPPO Reno5 is powered by the Snapdragon 720G processor coupled with 8GB of RAM and fast 128GB internal storage space. As for the GPU, it has the Adreno 618 to make sure you never get any stutters when you play your favorite games.

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In terms of display when gaming, you get an AMOLED screen with a 90Hz refresh rate and a 180Hz touch sampling rate. The display is 6.43 inches in size with a high resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels.

The device is also smooth, light, has a slim design, and 50W fast charging to handle all your gaming needs. You can play PUBG Mobile at the highest frame rates and with HD graphics at the highest graphics settings available smoothly with no issue with the performance.

The Reno 5 also comes with a Gamer mode which can let you:

  • Overclock the processor,
  • Block notifications and calls,
  • Control notifications that can be displayed when gaming.

The OPPO Reno 5 is the latest in the Reno series and is currently available in Kenya for Sh 41,999.


OPPO started its journey in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region in 2015 after setting up its regional office in Egypt. Following the immense success of the brand’s sales center in Cairo in the first year, OPPO accelerated its expansion plan across the MEA region and inaugurated its country operations in the UAE in 2019. Now OPPO is physically present in more than 13 markets across the region, including EgyptAlgeriaTunisiaMoroccoBahrainSaudi ArabiaOmanKuwaitQatarKenyaNigeriaSouth Africa, and the Levant.

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