Oppo Reno3 series has launched in China & as the name suggests, this is the 3rd generation of the Reno series. Two phones were launched in China named Oppo Reno3 & Oppo Reno3 Pro, with both being 5G mid-rangers from the brand. While the Reno3 has the Mediatek’s Dimensity 1000L SOC, the Reno3 Pro has the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SOC, the same 5G chip that powers the Redmi K30 5G & the upcoming Realme X50 5G.
OPPO RENO3 – DESIGN & SPECIFICATIONS
Starting with the non-Pro Reno3, it has a glass & metal build and a display with a Waterdrop notch on the front. The phone also has a noticeable bottom bezel. Unlike Reno3 Pro’s curved screen, there is a flat display. On the rear, there are Quad cameras placed vertically on the top left.
The Oppo Reno3 features a 6.5-inch Super AMOLED display with a Full-HD+ resolution & there is an in-display fingerprint reader. Under the hood, there is MediaTek Dimensity 1000L 5G SOC with the custom APU 3.0. It is an octa-core SOC with four Cortex-A77 cores & four Cortex-A55 cores. The phone comes with 8/12GB RAM & 128GB internal storage.
Coming to the cameras, there is a Quad camera setup on the rear that includes a primary 64 Megapixel camera (most likely the Samsung sensor), an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens, a depth sensor & a Black & White sensor. On the front, there is a 32MP camera for selfies.
The phone comes with a 4,025mAH battery & there is VOOC Flash Charge 4.0 support. Android 10 runs out of the box with ColorOS 7 on top.
OPPO RENO3 PRO – DESIGN & SPECIFICATIONS
The Oppo Reno3 Pro is perhaps one of the most beautiful phones that the company has ever made. It has a gorgeous design with a curved display on the front having a punch-hole, & gradient colour options. Despite the fact that it is a 5G phone & has a big 4,025mAh battery inside, the thickness is just 7.7mm that’s impressive! It is most likely the thinnest 5G phone right now.
It has a 6.5-inch Super AMOLED screen with a Full-HD+ resolution & 90Hz refresh rate. There is a punch-hole on the top left for the selfie camera. Under the hood, there is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SOC that has an integrated 5G modem for 5G support. It is based on 7nm manufacturing process & there is Adreno 620 GPU.
The Reno3 Pro comes with 8/12GB RAM & 128/256GB UFS 2.1 internal storage.
There are Quad cameras on the rear that includes a primary 48 Megapixel Sony IMX586 sensor with f/1.7 aperture & Optical Image Stabilization, a 13 Megapixel telephoto lens with 5X Hybrid Zoom, an 8 Megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens with 116-degree FOV & finally a 2MP Black & White sensor. The rear camera can shoot 4K 30fps videos. The main camera also supports Super Image Stabilization.
On the front, there is a 32MP selfie camera just like the Reno3.
The battery underneath is the same 4,025mAh unit has the Reno3 & the Oppo Reno3 Pro supports VOOC Flash Charge 4.0. Android 10 runs out of the box with ColorOS 7 on top.
OPPO RENO3 SERIES – PRICING & AVAILABILITY
The Oppo Reno3 comes in four colour options White, Black, Starry Night Blue, & Sunrise. Here is the pricing of the phone in the Chinese market –
8GB + 128GB – CNY3,399 ($486)
12GB + 128GB – CNY3,699 ($529)
The Oppo Reno3 Pro comes in the same four colours & here is the pricing –
8GB + 128GB – CNY3,999 ($572)
12GB + 256GB – CNY4,499 ($643)
There is also a colour option named “Oppo Reno3 Pro Pantone 2020”. It comes in the Classic Blue colour & is priced at CNY4,199 ($600) for 8GB + 128GB variant.
The Oppo Reno3 & Reno3 Pro (8GB variant) will be available in China starting December 10 while the 12GB variant of Reno3 Pro starting January 10.