OPPO finally unveiled its long dew Reno series smartphones in India- the standard Reno & Reno 10X Zoom. The standard variant is more of an affordable approach while the Reno 10X Zoom is the premium flagship, the company has already launched both the devices in China, this launch takes Oppo to the next level so let’s talk about these devices & what they offer.
OPPO Reno 10X Zoom
The Reno 10x has bezel-less design, under-display fingerprint sensor with small chin at the bottom, A shark-fin pop-up selfie camera, at the back triple camera setup in the middle along with oppo branding at the bottom a sleek, unibody design in matte & glossy gradient finish, the smartphone has a huge 6.6 inch FullHD+ AMOLED display 2340X1080 resolution, since it has no notch and small bottom chin it gives the Reno 10X zoom a 93.1 screen to body ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass 6 for protection. For performance, it is backed by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 octa-core processor clocked at peak rate 2.84GHz, Adreno 640 for GPU, it comes paired with 6GB/8GB RAM & 128GB/256GB storage variants. Runs on Color OS 6 on top of Android 9.0 Pie.
For photography, As the name suggests, the main feature of the Reno 10X is its 10X Periscopic Zoom camera, which the company showcased in this year’s MWC, the smartphone has a triple camera setup of which the primary is a 48MP Sony IMX 586 sensor with f/1.7 aperture, an 8MP wide-angle with f/2.2 and the 13MP telephoto with f/3.0 aperture, all the three work together to get 10x Hybrid zoom with no loss to the quality of the image, Oppo says that they are using an image Fusion technology wherein all the lenses change to provide a smooth zoom experience.
Now coming to the most unusual yet unique part of the phone is the Shark-fin style pop-up front camera, the sensor is a 16MP with f/2.0 aperture, which can record video in HD (720p) & at Full HD (1080p) at 30fps. Other features of the rear camera include – Ultra night mode 2.0, HDR portrait mode, AI scene detection etc.
The Oppo Reno 10x has a 4065mAh battery with support for VOOC 3.0, Oppo claims it can charge the phone from 0-75% in just 30 minutes, which is insane. The smartphone also has a three-layered cooling system – cooling gel, triple graphite layering & copper heat pipes to keep the heat at bay when indulged in heavy gaming sessions, the devices have stereo speakers with support for Dolby Atmos but no 3.5mm headphone jack. The Reno 10X Zoom comes in two colours option – Ocean Blue, Jet Black.
The Oppo Reno, the standard variant follows the same design language as the Reno 10X Zoom but instead has a smaller 6.4inch FullHD +AMOLED display (2340X1080) resolution, under-screen fingerprint sensor, as it has the same no notch and small bottom chin design which gives the standard Reno a 93.1 screen to body ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass 6 for protection. Under the hoo, the Reno is powered by Qualcomm’s mid-range Snapdragon 710-octa-core chipset, Adreno 616 for GPU, which we’ve seen in the Realme 3 Pro, coupled with 8GB of RAM & 128GB of storage, Runs on Color OS 6 on top of Android 9.0 Pie.
The Reno has a Dual rear camera at the back, 48MP+5MP camera module with no support for OIS, on the front it has the same shark fin style 16MP pop-up front cameras for selfies, other features of the camera include, Night mode, HDR, etc. The device is backed up by a 3765mAh battery, 300mAh less than its Reno 10X zoom, support for VOOC 3.0, it also has stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos & retains the 3.5mm audio jack. The standard Reno comes in four colour options – Fog Sea Green, Extreme Night Black, Nebula Purple and Pink Mist.
Price & Availability
The Oppo Reno 10X Zoom pricing starts at RS. 39,999 for the 6GB/128GB variant while the higher 8GB/256GB variant is priced at RS. 49,999, whereas the Reno standard variant is priced at RS. 32,999 for 8GB/256 storage variant. Both the devices will be exclusively available on Flipkart & will go on sale from 7th June.
Reno 10X Zoom Specifications
- 6.6 inch FullHD+ AMOLED display
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
- 6GB/8GB RAM & 128GB/256GB Storage
- The 48MP+8MP+13MP triple rear camera
- 16MP Shark fin style front camera
- 4065mAh battery with VOOC 3.0 support
Oppo Reno Specifications
- 6.4 inch FullHD+ AMOLED display
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 processor
- 8GB RAM & 128GB Storage
- 48MP+5MP dual rear cameras
- 16MP Shark fin style pop-up front camera
- 3765mAh battery with VOOC 3.0 support