OPPO announced that its Reno5 Pro 5G and Reno5 5G smartphones have been selected as the designated smartphones for PUBG MOBILE esports in the Middle East and Africa region (MEA) 2021. Now available for pre-order in the UAE, the latest variants of OPPO’s Reno5 series were selected for their extraordinary gaming hardware and software that deliver an exceptionally immersive and fluid gaming experience.
According to global market research firm – YouGov, the Middle East is home to the fastest growing online gaming population in the world with a growth rate of 25 per cent (Source: YouGov MENA). The region’s gaming community is also the most engaged, and displays a passion and energy for adventure – attributes shared by OPPO Reno series’ target audience of young creators.
As the official smartphone partner of PUBG MOBILE Esports in the Middle East and Africa region in 2021, OPPO will play an active part in the company’s esports championships that will run throughout the year. OPPO has a strong history of supporting sports activities that are 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 Middle East and Africa president Ethan Xue said, “OPPO’s strategy is focused on engaging with our users’ passions in the UAE. 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. Selecting the new Reno5 Series as the official smartphone partner for PUBG MOBILE Esports in the Middle East and Africa region is a testament to the extraordinary and immersive gaming experience offered by our Reno5 Pro 5G and Reno5 5G smartphones.”
MENA office head of Tencent John Lacey said, “At PUBG MOBILE, we’re committed to bring 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.”
PUBG MOBILE is partnering with OPPO for the second time, after a successful PUBG MOBILE MENA Challenger Cup in 2019 that coincided with the launch of the all-new Reno series. This year, as the designated smartphones of PUBG MOBILE Esports in the Middle East and Africa, both Reno5 Pro 5G and Reno5 5G features remarkable power and speed setups, plus the best-in-class audio and visual display to offer an unprecedented mobile gaming experience.
True to its 2021 theme ‘Technology for mankind, kindness for the world’, OPPO believes that technology should empower humanity to live fully connected lives and reap the full benefits of a technology-powered world. In addition to its superior gaming features, the Reno5 series is set to take the UAE market by storm with industry-leading Qualcomm 5G chipsets, AMOLED screens with 90hHz refresh rate, smooth, light and slim design, and 65W SuperVOOC2.0 Flash Charge – the safest and one of the fastest charging technologies commercially available in the world.