“OPPO has officially announced the all-new Reno 10X Zoom Edition smartphone with 10X lossless zoom and Snapdragon 855 SoC” 

OPPO unveiled its new Reno series of smartphones at an event held in China today. Out of the two models announced at the event, the OPPO Reno 10X Zoom Edition is the more premium, with the 10x optical zoom periscope style camera as the highlight. This is a flagship-class phone and it is our duty to compare it with its rightful competitors. Therefore, we are going to look how the new OPPO Reno 10X Zoom edition phone compares to the Samsung Galaxy S10+ and the Huawei P30 Pro. Of course, we can currently only compare the specifications and see what’s the difference on paper. Let’s get started. 

OPPO Reno 10X Zoom Edition

OPPO Reno 10X Zoom Edition vs Samsung Galaxy S10+ vs Huawei P30 Pro price

While the Samsung Galaxy S10+ and the Huawei P30 Pro are both available in India, the OPPO Reno isn’t. It is unlikely to arrive in the Indian market anytime soon, but we do hope it finds its way to our shores in the next few weeks. The OPPO Reno 10X Zoom Edition with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage is priced at RMB 3,999 (Rs 41,000). You will have to pay RMD 4,499 (Rs 46,000) if you want 256GB of storage, and the 8GB RAM + 256GB storage variant is RMB 4,799 (Rs 51,000).

The Huawei P30 Pro price in India is Rs 71,990 for the lone model with 8GB RAM + 256GB storage configuration. Meanwhile, the Samsung Galaxy S10+ seems to be most expensive phone here. The base variant with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage is priced at Rs 73,900, whereas the variant with 8GB RAM + 512GB storage is Rs 91,900. If you want more, you can have the variant with 12GB RAM and 1TB storage for Rs 1,17,900.

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Huawei P30 Pro

OPPO Reno 10X Zoom Edition vs Samsung Galaxy S10+ vs Huawei P30 Pro specifications 

All three phones here are powered by different processors. The OPPO Reno 10X Zoom Edition uses the Snapdragon 855 chipset, the Samsung Galaxy S10+ in India is powered by the Exynos 9820, and the Huawei P30 Pro houses the Kirin 980 processor. The OPPO Reno 10X Zoom Edition has an all-screen display with no notches or holes. Instead, it uses a new type of pop-up mechanism for the selfie camera, which is called the Shark Fin module. It gets a 6.65-inch full-HD+ display that’s protected with Gorilla Glass 6. The display also houses an in-display fingerprint scanner.

The Galaxy S10+ resorts to a hole in the display setup with a 6.4-inch panel and an ultrasonic fingerprint scanner. The Huawei P30 Pro has a tiny teardrop notch on the 6.47-inch AMOLED FHD+ display. It too, gets an in-display fingerprint sensor. The P30 Pro has a better rear fascia, compared to the Galaxy S10+, but the OPPO Reno beats them all in terms of design. 

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OPPO Reno 10X Zoom Edition

In the camera department, both the OPPO Reno 10x Zoom Edition and the Huawei P30 Pro feature a periscope-style 10x lossless zoom sensor. The Reno model gets a primary 48-megapixel Sony IMX586 sensor, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide sensor, and a 13-megapixel telephoto sensor with 160mm of focal length. The main sensor features hybrid OIS and can record 4K videos at 60fps. The phone gets a 16-megapixel sensor on the Shark Fin pop-up camera module. 

The Huawei P30 Pro also houses a periscope sensor at the back, but it has a lower resolution of 8-megapixels. There’s a primary 40-megapixel SuperSpectrum sensor, a 20-megapixel ultra-wide sensor, and a 3D Time-of-Flight sensor. The front notch houses a 32-megapixel unit for selfies. On the Galaxy S10+, you will find a triple rear camera setup. The main camera is a 12-megapixel dual-aperture sensor, which is paired to a 16-megapixel ultra-wide and a 12-megapixel telephoto unit. When it comes to zooming, the OPPO Reno and the Huawei P30 Pro are the winners. The Galaxy S10+ gets dual-front facing cameras, with 10-megapixel and 8-megapixel sensors. 

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Samsung Galaxy S10+

Coming to the battery and software, the OPPO Reno 10x Zoom edition features a 4,065mAh battery, which is smaller than what you get on the P30 Pro and the Galaxy S10+. It does support VOOC 3.0 fast charging though. The Galaxy S10+ has a 4,100mAh battery, whereas the Huawei P30 Pro houses a larger 4,250mAh unit. Both the Samsung and Huawei phones support fast wireless charging and reverse wireless charging. All devices run the latest version of Android, with their respective UIs on top.