OPPO Reno 10x Zoom Edition with Snapdragon 855 SoC and wedge-shaped pop-up selfie camera launched

“The OPPO Reno 10x Zoom Edition is the brand’s first flagship smartphone and was announced alongside a standard Reno handset”

OPPO’s recently founded sub-brand Reno opened its account with two new smartphones at its event in China today. The company took the wraps off the flagship Reno 10x Zoom Edition smartphone, alongside a standard mid-range Reno offering. The former is the first smartphone to come with the 10x lossless zoom tech that the company introduced at MWC 2019 in Barcelona. The technology allows for less bulky zoom setups than the conventional ones and provides focal length from 16mm – 160mm. Owing to that, the OPPO Reno 10x Zoom Edition is said to click images of subjects placed far off with great clarity and accuracy.

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OPPO Reno 10X Zoom Edition

OPPO Reno, Reno 10x Zoom Edition price

The standard OPPO Reno smartphone has been priced at 10x has been priced at RMB 2,999 (~Rs 30,000) for the 6GB RAM and 128GB storage variant. The slightly better variant with 6GB RAM and 256GB storage option comes with a sticker price of RMB 3,299 (~Rs 34,000), while the high-end 8GB + 256GB variant costs RMB 3,599 (~Rs 37,000). The handset comes in four shades: Nebula Purple, Extreme Night Black, Mist Powder, and Fog Sea Green. It will go on sale in China on April 19th.

The Reno 10x Zoom Edition, on the other hand, will set you back to RMB 3,999 (~Rs 41,000) for the base 6GB + 128GB variant. The other 6GB + 256GB and 8GB + 256GB configuration variants will set you back to RMB 4,499 (~Rs 46,000) and RMB 4,799 (~Rs 51,000) respectively. It will become available for purchase starting mid-May. A 5G variant of the smartphone will also be launched later this year, the company announced at the event.

OPPO Reno, Reno 10x Zoom Edition specifications

As stated above, the OPPO Reno smartphone comes in two models. The high-end model dubbed as Reno 10x Zoom Edition boasts of flagship Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 chipset paired with up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB internal storage. The handset also comes with triple rear cameras, which comprises of a whopping 48-megapixel primary sensor (Sony IMX586, 1/2.0-inch, f/1.7), an 8-megapixel 16mm focal length 120-degree ultra wide-angle lens, and a 13-megapixel 160mm focal length telephoto lens – the most on any smartphone.

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OPPO Reno 10X Zoom Edition’s Shark Fin pop-up selfie module

The cameras are backed by hybrid-Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS) that mitigates minor shakes and blurs for the image and OPPO SuperClear night mode for low light photography. Reno 10X Zoom Edition will be able to record up to 4K videos @ 60fps and record 3D surround sound thanks to three microphones. The OPPO Reno 10x Zoom Edition also rocks a 16-megapixel (f/2.0) selfie camera that is placed on a wedge-shaped pop-up camera, which the company calls Shark Fin pop-up module.

Furthermore, the device comes with a truly bezel-less 6.65-inch AMOLED display with full-HD+ resolution, screen-to-body ratio of 93.1 percent, and Gorilla Glass 6. The screen is also home to an optical in-display fingerprint sensor for biometric unlock. The handset runs ColorOS 6 based Android out of the box and is powered by a 4,065mAh battery with VOOC 3.0 fast charging support. Lastly, the Reno 10x Zoom Edition packs Dolby Atmos sound support, 3.5mm earphone jack, dual-frequency GPS for accurate tracking, NFC, and Game Boost 2.0 to enhance gaming performance.

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OPPO Reno

The standard OPPO Reno smartphone, meanwhile, is powered by the mid-range Snapdragon 710 chipset. The phonemaker also ships the device with up 8GB of RAM and 256GB storage. Just like its elder sibling, it boasts of an edge-to-edge display with a slightly smaller 6.4-inch OLED panel with Gorilla Glass 6 and a wedge-shaped selfie camera to maximise the screen real estate. For photography, the Reno sports a dual 48-megapixel + 5-megapixel cameras with SuperClear night mode on the rear and a 16-megapixel shooter on the front for selfies and video calling. Other features include a 3,765mAh battery with VOOC 3.0 fast charging tech, ColorOS 6.0 UI, NFC, Game Boost 2.0, and speakers with Dolby Atmos.

OPPO Reno Specifications
Performance
Octa core (2.2 GHz, Dual Core + 1.7 GHz, Hexa Core)
Snapdragon 710
6 GB RAM
Display
6.4 inches (16.26 cm)
1080x2340 px, 403 PPI
AMOLED
Camera
48 MP + 5 MP Dual Primary Cameras
LED Flash
16 MP Front Camera
Battery
3765 mAh
VOOC Charging 3.0
USB Type-C port
OPPO Reno Price, Launch Date
Expected Price: Rs. 30,900
Release Date: 28-May-2019 (Expected)
Variant: 6 GB RAM / 128 GB internal storage
Phone Status: Upcoming Phone
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