Oppo Reno Series Goes Official In China

The Oppo Reno series went official on Wednesday at an unveiling event in China. The company has announced the Oppo Reno 10x Zoom smartphone which comes with flagship specs including 48- megapixel camera with 10x hybrid zoom support.  

OPPO Reno and Reno 10x Zoom Specifications and Features

The Oppo Reno 10x zoom has a glass rear and 7000-series aluminum alloy frame. It measures 162 x 77.2 x 9.3mm and it weighs 210 grams. The 6.65-inch AMOLED display of the Reno 10x Zoom has a notch-less appeal. The display supports full HD+ resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels. The smartphone promises a screen-to-body ratio of 91.3 percent.  The HDR 10+ complaint display is embedded with sixth-generation in-screen fingerprint reader and it is shielded by Gorilla Glass 6 protective layer.

The Snapdragon 855 SoC powers the Oppo Reno 10x Zoom along with up to 8 GB of RAM. It comes with a maximum internal storage of 256 GB. There is an external storage for additional storage. The 4,065mAh battery of the OPPO Reno 10x Zoom supports VOOC 3.0 fast charging. For heat dissipation, the phone features a copper tub liquid cooling heat sink.

The smartphone features a uniquely designed “shark fin” shaped pop-up module on the top edge of the device. It houses an f/2.0 aperture 16-megapixel front camera and LED flash. On its rear is a triple camera setup that includes an OIS enabled 48-megapixel Sony IMX586 f/1.7 aperture primary sensor, an f/2.2 aperture 8-megapixel secondary sensor and a periscope telescopic lens of 13-megapixel equipped with OIS. The triple camera setup is coupled with dual-LED flash and laser autofocus.

The Android 9 Pie OS with ColorOS 6 skin comes preinstalled on the OPPO Reno 10x Zoom. The smartphone also carries support for dual-band GPS technology for accurate location tracking. It includes NFC and 3.5mm audio jack among other connectivity features. There is Breeno Assistant onboard that can assist by understanding the users’ habits. For optimized gaming experience, the smartphone includes support Game Boost 2.0 acceleration engine. It also equipped with Dolby Atmos for audiophiles.

OPPO Reno Standard Edition Specifications and Features

The OPPO Reno standard edition has a smaller notch-less AMOLED display of 6.4 inches that offers full HD+ resolution and 19.5:9 aspect ratio. It is also fitted with an in-display fingerprint reader. The screen is safeguarded by Gorilla Glass 6. The device measures 156.6 x 74.3 x 9mm and it weighs 185 grams.

The Snapdragon 710 powers the phone with up to 8 GB of RAM. It comes with an inbuilt storage of up to 256 GB and it also features a microSD card slot for extra storage.

The OPPO Reno features OIS assisted 48-megapixel + 5-megapixel dual camera module on its rear. It also features an LED enabled 16-megapixel pop-up selfie camera. The handset includes a 3,765mAh battery with VOOC 3.0 fast charging. Other features of the phone include ColorOS 6 based Android 9 Pie OS, Breeno assistant, Game Boos 2.0, NFC support and Dolby Atmos support.

OPPO Reno and Reno 10x Zoom Price and Release Date

The OPPO Reno standard edition comes in color editions like Fog Sea Green, Extreme Night Black, Nebula Purple and Pink Mist. Its variants are:

  • 6 GB RAM + 128GB storage – 2,999 Yuan (~$446)
  • 6 GB RAM + 256 GB storage – 3,299 Yuan (~$491)
  • 8 GB RAM + 256 GB storage – 3,599 Yuan (~$536)

The OPPO Reno 10x Zoom can be availed in Fog Sea Green and Extreme Night Black hues. Its variants are as follows: i

  • 6 GB RAM + 128GB storage – 3,999 Yuan (~$595)
  • 6 GB RAM + 256 GB storage 4,499 Yuan (~$670)
  • 8 GB RAM + 256 GB storage – 4,799 Yuan (~$715).

At the end of the press conference of the OPPO Reno series, the company also announced the 5G Spark Program through which it will select some OPPO users in the second quarter to “experience the 5G version of Reno.” In May, Oppo will carry out open recruitment for it in China. It will recruit 200 individuals to become China’s first 5G mobile phone users.

OPPO will be holding a global launch event for the OPPO Reno series at Zurich, Switzerland on April 24. The Chinese manufacturer is expected to unleash the 5G edition of the OPPO Reno 10x Zoom at the upcoming international unveil event.