OPPO Reno 8, OPPO Reno 8 Pro India launch date confirmed: expected price, specifications

OPPO launched its Reno 8 series in China in May.

Highlights
  • OPPO Reno 8 and OPPO Reno 8 Pro will launch in India on July 18th.
  • The launch event should be held online and will be live-streamed on the company’s YouTube channel.
  • OPPO Reno 8 series price in India is said to start at Rs 29,990.

OPPO Reno 8 series India launch date has been finally announced by the company. The phones are the latest Reno models and succeed the OPPO Reno 7 series. The OPPO Reno 8 series will launch in the country on July 18th at 6:00 PM IST. The lineup includes three models: the OPPO Reno 8, OPPO Reno 8 Pro, and OPPO Reno 8 Pro Plus. The latter is said to be rebranded as the OPPO Reno 8 Pro in India and probably other markets too. Since the phones have already been launched, we know their complete specifications and can speculate on the price range.

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OPPO is banking on the camera features on the OPPO Reno 8 and OPPO Reno 8 Pro as it has been teasing the same on its social media handles. The launch event should be held online and will be live-streamed on the company’s YouTube channel.

OPPO Reno 8 series prices (expected)

OPPO Reno 8 price in India is said to be Rs 29,990 for the 8GB/128GB model, Rs 31,990 for the 8GB/256GB version and Rs 33,990 for the 12GB/256GB model. On the other hand, the OPPO Reno 8 Pro is said to be priced between Rs 42,900 and Rs 46,000. Like with most Reno models, they should be sold via Flipkart and offline stores and the company is said to offer a Rs 3,000 instant discount via Bank offers.

OPPO Reno 8 specifications

OPPO Reno 8 specifications

  • 6.43-inch FHD+ AMOLED 90Hz display
  • MediaTek Dimensity 1300 SoC
  • Up to 12GB RAM and 256GB storage
  • 4,500mAh battery, 80W charging
  • 50MP + 2MP + 2MP triple rear camera
  • 32MP selfie camera
  • Android 12-based ColorOS 12.1

OPPO Reno 8 flaunts a 6.43-inch Full-HD+ AMOLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate and a punch-hole cutout for the selfie snapper. It is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 1300 processor coupled with up to 12GB RAM and 256GB storage. It runs on Android 12-based ColorOS 12.1 skin out of the box.

Moving to optics, the OPPO Reno 8 features a triple camera array at the back, with a 50MP f/1.8 primary camera, a 2MP B&W sensor and a 2MP macro shooter. There is a 32MP camera on the front for selfies and video calls. 

Connectivity features include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, and a USB Type-C port. The OPPO Reno 8 is equipped with an in-display fingerprint scanner for security and packs a 4,500mAh battery with 80W fast charging support.

OPPO Reno 8 Pro+ specifications

OPPO Reno 8 Pro+ specifications

  • 6.7-inch Full HD+ AMOLED 120Hz display 
  • MediaTek Dimensity 8100 Max SoC
  • Up to 12GB RAM and 256GB storage
  • Android 12-based ColorOS 12.1
  • 50MP + 8MP + 2MP triple rear camera 
  • 32MP selfie snapper
  • 4,500mAh battery, 80W charging

OPPO Reno 8 Pro+ (aka the Reno 8 Pro in India) has a 6.7-inch AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate, 2412×1080 pixels Full-HD+ resolution, and Gorilla Glass 5 protection. It is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 8100 Max processor paired with up to 12GB RAM and 256GB storage. The phone boots Android 12-based ColorOS 12.1 skin out of the box and packs a 4,500mAh battery that supports 80W fast charging.

Moving to optics, the OPPO Reno 8 Pro+ will have a triple rear camera setup, with a 50MP primary camera, an 8MP ultra-wide lens, and a 2MP macro shooter. For selfies, it has a 32MP snapper on the front.

The Reno 8 Pro+ features an in-display fingerprint reader for security. Connectivity options include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and a USB Type-C port for charging and data sync.

Key Specs

OPPO Reno8 5G
MediaTek Dimensity 1300 MT6893Z | 8 GBProcessor
6.4 inches Display
50 MP + 8 MP + 2 MPRear camera
32 MPSelfie camera
4500 mAh Battery
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OPPO Reno8 5G Price
Rs. 29,999
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Review Summary

Expert Rating3.5/5

Design
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Display
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Software
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Camera
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Performance
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Battery
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Pros

  • Impressive design
  • Lovely screen
  • Super-fast charging speed

Cons

  • Performance could have been better
  • Macro sensor doesn't add much value
  • Could have used stereo speakers
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