After series of hype on different platforms, Oppo has officially launched its latest twin phones making it a boost up to the Reno sub-brand. The Oppo Reno 3 and Oppo Reno 3 Pro was launched on Thursday in an event in China. Both smartphones come with dual-mode 5G support, and are equipped with quad rear cameras.
Oppo Reno 3 was launched with MediaTek Dimensity 1000L 5G SoC which is seen as the first smartphone in the world to support that processor. Meanwhile, Oppo Reno 3 Pro is coupled with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 765G SoC. Both smartphones looks alike with little difference, the Oppo Reno 3 comes with waterdrop notch while the Oppo Reno 3 pro sports a left handed hole similar to that of Galaxy S10 but right handed.
Display: 6.40-inch/ 5.50-inch (1080x2400)
Processor: MediaTek Dimensity 1000L 5G SoC / Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G
Front Camera: 32MP
Rear Camera: 64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP
RAM: 8/ 12GB
Storage: 128/ 256GB
Battery Capacity: 4,500mAh/ 4,025mAh
OS: Android 10
Release Date: 26th December 2019
The smartphones however are coupled with different processors, Oppo Reno 3 and Oppo Reno 3 pro appears with different display, Battery capacity. Only this few can be Spot out as the common difference between the two oppo reno 3 series.
Design & Display
Dual-SIM Oppo Reno 3 Pro sports a 6.5-inch full-HD+ (1080 x 2400 pixels) curved AMOLED display with 90Hz refresh rate, Gorilla Glass 5 protection, and peak brightness of 800 nits (HBM). Other display attributes include 402ppi pixel density, 5000000: 1 contrast ratio, 93.4 percent screen-to-body ratio, and HDR10+ support. However, Oppo Reno 3 features a 6.4-inch TUV Rheinland-certified display with a waterdrop notch.
Software & Hardware
Both smartphones runs Android 10 with ColorOS 7 skin on top. Oppo Reno 3 Pro is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SoC, while Oppo Reno 3 is occupied with octa-core 7nm MediaTek Dimensity 1000L 5G SoC. Both comes with upto 12GB RAM, the Reno 3 maximum storage space is 128GB while Reno 3 pro is upto 256GB. Oppo Reno 3 pro packs a 4,025mAh battery with VOOC Flash Charge 4.0 support, while Reno 3 is coupled with 4,500mAh battery that comes with VOOC 4.0 fast charging support.
Oppo Reno 3 Cameras
Reno 3 pro quad rear camera setup includes a 48-megapixel shooter with the Sony IMX586 sensor and f/1.7 aperture, assisted by OIS and EIS. It is accompanied by an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera with 116-degrees field of view, a 13-megapixel telephoto camera with EIS and 5x hybrid zoom support, and a 2-megapixel monochrome camera with an f/2.4 aperture.
Oppo Reno 3 camera setup include 64-megapixel main camera with an f/1.8 aperture and an 8-megapixel wide-angle sensor.
On the front is a 32-megapixel camera with an f/2.4 lens placed on both Oppo Reno 3 and 3 pro.
Sensors & Connectivity
The Oppo Reno 3 series comes with an in-display fingerprint sensor for authentication and supports multi-function NFC. Other sensors are compass, ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, accelerometer, gravity sensor, gyroscope, and a pedometer. Connectivity features include 5G, 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 5.1, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, USB Type-C port, GPS/A-GPS, Beidou, Glonass, Galileo.
Oppo Reno 3/ 3 Pro Specifications
Model: Reno 3/ 3 pro
Release date: 26th December 2019
Form factor: Touchscreen
Body type: Glass (Reno 3 pro)
Battery capacity (mAh): 4500/ 4025
Fast charging: VOOC
Colours: Misty White, Moon Night Black, Sunrise Impression, Blue Starry Night
Screen size (inches): 6.40/ 6.50
Resolution: 1080×2400 pixels
Protection type: Gorilla Glass
Processor make: MediaTek Dimensity 1000L 5G SoC / Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G
RAM: 8/ 12GB
Internal storage: 128/ 256GB
Main camera: 64-megapixel + 8-megapixel + 2-megapixel + 2-megapixel/ 48-megapixel (f/1.7) + 13-megapixel (f/2.4) + 8-megapixel (f/2.2) + 2-megapixel (f/2.4)
Rear autofocus: Yes
Rear flash: Yes
Front camera: 32-megapixel
Operating system: Android 10
Skin: ColorOS 7
Wi-Fi standards supported: 802.11 a/b/g/n
USB Type-C: Yes
Number of SIMs: 2
Wi-Fi Direct: Yes
4G support in both SIMs: Yes
Dual SIM 5G: Support: Yes
SIM Type: Nano-SIM
Face unlock: Yes
Fingerprint sensor: Yes
Compass/ Magnetometer: Yes
Proximity sensor: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Oppo Reno 3 & Reno 3 Pro price
Oppo Reno 3 is priced at CNY 3,399 (roughly N176,000) for the phone’s 8GB + 128GB variant, while the 12GB + 128GB model is priced at CNY 3,699 (roughly N191,000). Oppo Reno 3 Pro price on the other hand is priced at CNY 3,999 (roughly N207,000) for the 8GB + 128GB model, while the 12GB + 256GB is set at CNY 4,499 (roughly N232,000). The phone’s variants will go on sale starting December 31 in China,