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Oppo Reno to launch in India on May 28, company sends out media invite

Oppo Reno has been one of the more talked about smartphones in the last couple of months and now the release date of the Oppo device has been confirmed in India. The smartphone has already been launched in Europe and is set to go on sale soon.

  • Published: May 11, 2019 12:47 PM IST
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Chinese smartphone company Oppo has been touting its new smartphone Reno and the 10X Zoom Edition for a while now. And even though the smartphone has already been launched in Europe and the standard variant of Reno is also reportedly all set to go on sale on May 10 in France, The Netherlands, Italy, Spain and Poland, it is yet to launch in India. Previous reports had suggested that Oppo will launch the Oppo Reno and Reno 10X Zoom Edition smartphones in India on May 28. And now the company has sent out invites to the press confirming that the device will be launched on the said date.

Oppo Reno, Reno 10X Zoom Edition specifications, features

Speaking about the specifications, the 10X Zoom Edition of Reno is built around Qualcomm’s top-notch Snapdragon 855 chipset. The standard Reno version is powered by a Snapdragon 710 SoC under the hood. The smartphones from Oppo flaunt a shark-fin-shaped pop-up selfie module. The flagship version of the Oppo Reno is the first smartphone from the company to offer 10x lossless zoom camera tech, which was unveiled earlier this year at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2019.

In terms of photography capability, 10X Zoom Edition of Reno three cameras, which includes a 48-megapixel primary sensor, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide shooter, and a 13megapixel sensor with a telephoto lens. For capturing selfies, there is a 16-megapixel shooter, which is housed in a wedge-shaped pop-up module. The standard variant of Reno, on the other hand, features a combination of a 48-megapixel + 5-megapixel camera setup. It is also equipped with a SuperClear night mode. For selfies, the handset bears a 16-megapixel snapper.

The Oppo Reno 10x Zoom Edition also offers a big 6.55-inch AMOLED display with full HD+ resolution and 93.1 percent screen-to-body ratio. The panel is protected by Gorilla Glass 6. It also comes with an optical in-display fingerprint scanner for security purpose. The device is powered by a large 4,065mAh battery with support for VOOC 3.0 fast charging tech. Oppo is offering the smartphone in configurations, which includes 6GB RAM/128GB storage, 6GB/256GB and 8GB/256GB.

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It runs ColorOS 6, and also packs Dolby Atmos sound, a dedicated 3.5mm audio jack, Game Boost 2.0 and more. The Oppo Reno, on the other hand, bears a slightly smaller 6.4-inch OLED display, which is protected by Gorilla Glass 6. The device comes with 6GB RAM/128GB storage variant, 6GB/256GB configuration, and 8GB/256GB variant. It is kept alive by a 3,765mAh battery with VOOC 3.0 support. It ships with ColorOS 6, Dolby Atmos, and supports Game Boost 2.0 too.

  • Published Date: May 11, 2019 12:47 PM IST