The highly-anticipated OPPO Reno launched in China: Details here
As part of its Reno sub-brand, OPPO has launched the Reno and Reno 10x Zoom models in China. The former comes as a mid-range device while the latter offers flagship performance. Both the Reno and Reno 10x Zoom feature a similar all-screen design and a sharp pop-up selfie camera but come with different camera optics and internals. Here's our roundup.
The OPPO Reno sports an edge-to-edge display achieved by opting a one-of-a-kind pop-up camera. The phone has an in-screen fingerprint sensor and dual cameras on the back. Furthermore, it features a 6.4-inch full-HD+ (1080 x 2340 pixels) AMOLED screen with 93.1% screen-to-body ratio and an aspect ratio of 19.5:9.
The base variant of OPPO Reno packs a dual rear camera setup comprising a 48MP Sony IMX586 main sensor, paired with a 5MP sensor. Moreover, the phone features a 16MP (f/2.0) selfie camera housed in a novel, swiveling pop-up camera module. The main camera supports 2160p video recording at 30fps, while the selfie camera can record 1080p videos at 30fps.
Under the hood, the standard version of OPPO Reno is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 processor, paired with 6GB/8GB RAM and up to 256GB of inbuilt storage which can be expanded via a micro-SD card. Further, it houses a 3,765mAh battery with VOOC 3.0 fast charging and runs Android Pie-based ColorOS 6.
In terms of looks, the premium 10x Zoom model is same as mid-range OPPO Reno. However, it comes with triple rear cameras comprising a 48MP main sensor, paired with an 8MP secondary sensor and a 13MP periscope sensor that enables 10x lossless zoom. Internally, it sports a larger 6.65-inch AMOLED screen and is powered by Snapdragon 855 chipset and a 4,065mAh battery.
The OPPO Reno features all basic connectivity options including dual-SIMs (Nano), 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, WiFi Direct, Hotspot, Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, dual-band GPS, and a USB Type-C port. It also features Game Booster 2.0, NFC support, Breeno assistant, and Dolby Atmos support for audiophiles. Further, the phone offers all standard sensors including accelerometer and proximity.
OPPO has launched Reno with three storage variants. Talking about the standard version, its price starts at 2,999 Yuan (approx. Rs. 30,900) for the 6GB/128GB base variant. The mid-level 6GB/256GB variant comes at 3,299 Yuan (approx. Rs. 34,000) while the top-end 8GB/256GB model costs 3,599 Yuan which is approximately Rs. 37,100 in India.
On the other hand, the OPPO Reno 10X Zoom Edition comes at a price of 3,999 Yuan (approx. Rs. 41,250) for the 6GB/128GB base-model while the 6GB/256GB model costs 4,499 Yuan (approx. Rs. 46,400) and the top-end 8GB/256GB model costs 4,799 Yuan (approx. Rs. 49,500).