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  • 2024-07-01
  • OPPO Reno12 Pro 5G:
    Redefining Portraits with
    AI Mastery

    The significance of smartphone photography cannot be overstated, as it stands out as a key feature highly valued by users. In an era where everyone loves to capture and treasure moments on the go, our galleries have become repositories of life's beauty. Recognizing this, OPPO has consistently endeavored to elevate camera performance across its entire range of products.

    The OPPO Reno series has established itself as an expert of portrait photography. By seamlessly integrating advanced hardware with sophisticated algorithms, it has successfully brought professional-grade portrait photography to smartphones, even challenging the quality of studio shots.



    With Reno12 Pro 5G, our challenge was to transcend our established expertise in portrait photography. After extensive development, we have revolutionized portrait photography on Reno12 Pro 5G, enhancing it with cutting-edge features.

    Reno12 Pro 5G not only maintains robust hardware that captures clear and intricate details, setting the stage for effortlessly stunning photos, but it also introduces OPPO's most advanced professional portrait capabilities to date. Utilizing exclusive algorithms and a refined understanding of portrait aesthetics, Reno12 Pro 5G achieves professional-level portrait effects.

    Most crucially, we have incorporated new Generative AI technologies into Reno12 Pro 5G, transforming it into an AI-driven portrait expert. This integration empowers users to effortlessly create and capture perfect moments with unparalleled ease.

       ●   The Strength of Detail

    To facilitate the capture of professional-grade portraits with ease, employing robust and best-in-class hardware is crucial.

    Reno12 Pro 5G is equipped with a flagship-level main camera that incorporates Sony's latest LYTIA series LYT-600 sensor. This sensor measures 1/1.95 inches, features 50 million pixels, and sports a large aperture of f/1.8, allowing for increased light intake and super-rich image detail. The camera is also outfitted with Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) and supports full-pixel omnidirectional autofocus, significantly enhancing the reliability of capturing sharp photos.



    Additionally, Reno12 Pro 5G's Telephoto Portrait Camera has been upgraded to 50 million pixels, ensuring ultra-clear details and a wider focusing range. This camera supports 2X optical zoom and up to 20X hybrid zoom, with an effective focal length of 47mm—closely matching the 50mm "golden" focal length favored by portrait photographers for its natural portrait effects. This lens simplifies composition in complex environments, helping the subject to stand out. It also minimizes distortion in close-ups while achieving a better sense of spatial compression for more harmonious blending of subjects and scenes.

    The same 50MP sensor is also employed in Reno12 Pro 5G's front-facing camera, which features autofocus capabilities. Impressively, this allows users to record 4K ultra-clear videos, offering a clarity that is four times the industry standard.

    Furthermore, Reno12 Pro 5G includes a 112-degree ultra-wide-angle lens, enabling users to effortlessly capture expansive scenes.



    With this combination of four sophisticated lenses, Reno12 5G Pro provides a comprehensive and luxurious hardware setup, positioning it as one of the most versatile professional portrait photography devices on the market.

    Evolve Your Portraiture, Empower Your Artistry

    At OPPO, we have consistently strived to provide users with the simplest yet most professional portrait photography experience possible. The Reno series exemplified this commitment, where each tap of the shutter button delivered a photo of professional quality. Building on this foundation, Reno12 Pro 5G takes it a step further. We have thoroughly updated the software and algorithms to enhance performance and user experience.

    Our deeper understanding of portrait aesthetics has also been integrated into Reno12 Pro 5G's camera system. This evolution in our approach ensures that every shot not only captures a moment but does so with artistic precision and beauty. These advancements make professional-quality photography more accessible to our users, allowing them to produce stunning portraits with ease and confidence. Reno12 Pro 5G represents not just an upgrade in technology but an elevation in the art of photography itself.

       ●   Pro Portrait Mode:

    On Reno12 Pro 5G, we feature an exceptionally powerful and user-friendly Pro Portrait Mode, designed to help users capture DSLR-quality portrait photos effortlessly. This mode offers flexible aperture adjustments from f/1.4 to f/16, allowing for precise depth of field control. The flare bokeh effect is calibrated against DSLR lenses to ensure a comparable quality.




    Additionally, the Pro Portrait Mode on Reno12 Pro 5G is engineered to highlight the subject effectively, achieving clear edge separation from the background for precise composition. The camera algorithms are fine tuned to recognize handheld objects, gestures, and other elements to enhance the accuracy of subject detection. It incorporates multi-semantic segmentation to adeptly manage complex textures and scenarios, further refining the keying process. The Pro Portrait Mode also utilizes advanced edge feathering and depth information to calculate and enhance the character edges, delivering a more polished and realistic portrait.

       ●   HDR 5.0

    On Reno12 Pro 5G, the HDR algorithm has been elevated to HDR 5.0, introducing a sophisticated multi-exposure framework that captures and merges frames at varying exposure levels (--EV, -EV, 0, +EV, +--EV). This innovative approach significantly enhances lighting variation across the photo, improving the overall dynamic range.

    The result is richer detail in dark areas, increased brightness, and minimized ghosting, all while making the subjects appear more realistic with a profound sense of depth.



       ●   Natural Tone

    The OPPO imaging team has meticulously calibrated the camera settings to handle various scenes and skin tones accurately, focusing on true-to-life skin tone reproduction. This dedication ensures that each portrait authentically reflects a wide array of real skin tones.

    图片包含 人, 男人, 对着, 女人


    GenAI-Powered Photography: Infinite New Possibilities

    The rise of Generative Artificial Intelligence (GenAI) has dramatically reshaped the landscape of portrait photography, offering new avenues and challenging us to reimagine the creative process. A truly adept portrait system should not only serve as a tool but act as a dynamic assistant that enhances the user's creative abilities.

    The Reno12 Series embodies this philosophy, integrating some of our most cutting-edge GenAI technologies to revolutionize how portraits are captured and created.

       ●   AI Eraser 2.0

    The quest for the perfect photo is often hindered by unwanted elements such as bystanders or random objects that can detract from the main subject. Traditionally, removing these elements required complex photo editing tools and a significant learning curve, making it a daunting task for the average user. The OPPO AI Eraser, however, changes the game by allowing users to effortlessly erase unwanted items from their photos, seamlessly filling in the background with virtually no trace of manipulation.

    图形用户界面, 应用程序


    Leveraging OPPO's proprietary AI recognition and image filling technology, the AI Eraser can recognize different categories of objects, including people, pets, phones, flowers, trees, and buildings and so on. This capability is powered by a billion-level data set and the industry-leading Diffusion model, ensuring that the AI Eraser performs at the forefront of technology with unmatched precision and efficiency.

    On the Reno12 Series, AI Eraser has been upgraded to version 2.0, which introduces several significant enhancements. It now features one-click removal, vastly simplifying the process of erasing unwanted elements. Additionally, an automatic bystander recognition function has been integrated, which detects and removes passersby without the need for manual selection. The recognition accuracy of the AI Eraser 2.0 has improved to 98%, and the uncontrollable generation ratio has been reduced from the industry average of 20%-30% to just 10%.

       ●   AI Clear Face and AI Best Face

    Capturing a perfect group photo can be a formidable task, often complicated by the challenge of having everyone looking their best at the same moment. OPPO's GenAI technology transforms this experience, ensuring that each person appears in top form in every shot.



    OPPO employs its own large model capable of recognizing up to 10 faces simultaneously. It enhances facial details through AIGC, including facial contours, hair, and eyebrows. Unlike traditional cloud-based editing, OPPO leverages the AI processing power of Reno12 Pro 5G itself for this feature, offering users the fastest on-device processing and editing capabilities. This approach is not only more efficient but also ensures user convenience and privacy.

    Furthermore, the Reno12 Series features intelligent correction of closed-eye expressions in group photos, which addresses one of the biggest challenges in group photography. Whether it's a graduation photo or a group shot at a party, Reno12 Pro 5G is a game-changer.

       ●   AI Studio

    Many people seek professional portrait photography, but the cost and inconvenience of visiting a studio can be prohibitive. AI Studio, a feature of the Reno12 Series, addresses this by empowering users to create studio-quality portraits with ease, right from their phones.

    图形用户界面, 应用程序


    AI Studio harnesses significant advancements in GenAI technology to provide a truly unique and powerful tool:

       ●   It is the world's first AIGC application to generate multiple style template portraits from just one uploaded photo.
       ●   It is the first AI photo generator application that is able to share an H5 link to invite friends to join in a group photo, enhancing interactivity regardless of your friends' phone brands.

    With AI Studio, the possibilities for personal expression are boundless. Users can effortlessly produce high-quality portraits that reflect their individual personality and style. This tool not only makes professional photography more accessible but also integrates cutting-edge technology with artistic creativity, offering everyone the ability to explore and realize their photographic potential.

    The Future of Visual Storytelling

    GenAI technology is rapidly evolving, with the capabilities of large models potentially receiving significant upgrades every few months. Earlier this year, OPPO established an AI Center to consolidate resources related to AI research and development, thereby systematically enhancing AI capabilities deployed in our products and services. At the same time, we are actively deepening our collaboration with partners such as Google and MediaTek to jointly advance the application of GenAI in smartphones.

    Within OPPO's understanding of imaging, the significance begins with documentation but transcends it. We hope the Reno12 Series can do more for users, acting as a bridge connecting the past and the future.

    To better utilize the capability of Reno12 Series, we partnered with Discovery to launch a global project aimed at bringing overlooked cultures to the forefront through technology. This partnership leverages Reno12 Pro 5G's advanced imaging technology to help people rediscover ancient cultures that have survived for millennia. We are incredibly proud to be part of this important endeavor.

    OPPO's AI imaging technology, especially with the latest advancements in GenAI, has pushed the boundaries of what's possible in mobile photography. It equips users with extraordinary capabilities not only to capture perfect portraits but also to delve into the cultural and historical significance of each scene. This way, each photograph becomes a medium through which stories, history, and culture are conveyed, allowing global audiences to transcend spatial and temporal boundaries and gain a deeper understanding of diverse cultural experiences.

    The OPPO Reno series has established itself as an expert of portrait photography. In line with our commitment to empower users with professional-quality photography experiences, OPPO has collaborated with two renowned photographers, 7th.era (Liam Giuliani), and Alexanderthegreat (Alexander Sviridov) to create a practical portrait photography guide with the use of Reno12 Pro 5G.

    To explore exclusive tips and techniques from professional photographers using Reno12 Pro 5G, please check out the portrait photography guide [here].

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