With Diwali just around the corner, festive cheer is all around. And while the festival of lights is a great time to spend time with your loved ones, it also is an ideal occasion to upgrade your gadgets. So if you’re looking forward to buying a smartphone for yourself or your family member this Diwali, then here’s a roundup of key camera specs that you should look for before making a purchase.

Powerful and versatile cameras

The shimmering of lights and the beauty of Diyas are one of the biggest highlights of Diwali. And to capture them, it’s important to go for a handset that comes with powerful cameras that can capture impressive images in daylight as well as dim environments. That’s not all, you also need a versatile shooter that can go wide or up close with your subjects as Diwali is all about spending time with family and capturing some good memories. In terms of the number of cameras, the latest devices have a quad-camera setup which with its primary snapper, ultra wide-angle lens, depth sensor and a mono shooter will help ensure that you can capture a variety of scenarios.

DSLR-quality videos

With videos becoming really popular, you should be looking for a smartphone that’s capable of capturing impressive footage. And since it’s Diwali, when there are so many lights around you from the diyas and lanterns, you would want to record videos where the focus is on you with the shimmering lights adding a mystical effect in the background. A feature dubbed Video Bokeh Effect helps you do just that. It allows you to take movie-like videos by keeping the focus on yourself and nicely blurring the background.

Add light to your shots in dim environments

The next key aspect of camera performance is low-light photography. Considering most Diwali festivities happen during the night, it’s important to opt for a device that isn’t afraid of the dark and is capable of taking social media-worthy shots even in dim light. Features like Ultra Dark Mode 2.0 will enable you take clear and vivid pictures even in very dim light. This feature will enable you to create a montage of Diwali images in the night.

Capable spec sheet

Now looking at these primary requirements that we need in a smartphone this Diwali, there is one smartphone we can recommend that matches with the criteria of must-have camera specifications. And it’s none other than the OPPO Reno2 Z.

The mid-range smartphone in the Reno2 series is your perfect photography companion this festive season. With its 48 MP quad-camera setup, ultra wide-angle snapper and the world’s first rising camera to offer the bokeh effect in video, you can now capture stunning photos and videos this festive season. The Ultra Dark Mode 2.0 fills light in your shots even when the conditions are less than ideal.

Of course, a phone is more than the sum of its cameras. And OPPO’s Reno2 Z ticks the right boxes by offering loaded specs too. It ships with MediaTek P90 chipset 8GB worth of RAM and powerful hardware, the offers lag-free performance. Another aspect worth highlighting is the phone’s 6.53-inch AMOLED display with full HD+ resolution, which has an incredible screen-to-body ratio for immersive visuals. OPPO also has got the battery department covered with the phone’s 4,000mAh cell that guarantees one full day’s worth of usage. It’s assisted moreover by the 20W VOOC Flash Charge 3.0 standard for quick charging, making sure that you don’t need to put the device for overnight charging. That’s all the brilliance you need to make this Diwali a memorable one for yourself and your loved ones.

Enticing Diwali offers

Adding to the festive fervour are various offers. And OPPO is surely going all out by bringing forth some irresistible offers with OPPO’s Big Diwali Big Offers. These include a 180-day Complete Damage Protection plan that will be offered for free until October 31st. Those buying from offline stores will receive 10 percent cashback on HDFC credit and debit cards, while they will also get a zero down payment option from Bajaj Finserv, and EMI options from IDFC First Bank, Home Credit and HDB Financial Services. Those who purchase the Reno2 series online via Amazon and Flipkart will also get no-cost EMI options as well as exchange offers of up to Rs 7,000. Additionally, Amazon will offer 10 percent instant discounts to SBI card users, whereas via Flipkart will offer the same for ICICI and Axis card users. And just in case you’re looking for more options, many of these offers also apply to the OPPO A5s, OPPO Reno, Reno 10X Zoom, OPPO A9 and the OPPO K3 smartphones from the brand’s stables.

So go and celebrate a click-happy Diwali with the Reno2 Z.