Performance enhancement and improvement are one of the key features for the success of smartphone companies in modern times. As a result, the digital world is seeing radical performance developments in small intervals of time. Recently, OPPO also registered itself in the companies that released the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 powered phones. Their OPPO Reno 10X Zoom Edition is powered by the aforementioned power-house. The phone arrived with a standard variant as well simply called the OPPO Reno. The new Reno series handsets are already on sale in China and will soon be hitting the European markets. OPPO is also planning to launch the Reno series phones in India as well within this quarter.
OPPO targets India
OPPO will be releasing both the Snapdragon 710 and Snapdragon 855-powered variants of the Reno in India. Although the exact launch dates are still not confirmed, our sources report that OPPO is planning to launch the Reno handsets in the country by the end of June. Just like Realme, OPPO will be launching the new phones under a separate Reno brand. The Snapdragon 855 SoC-powered model of the OPPO Reno will be competing against the upcoming Vivo iQOO gaming phone with the same chipset.
Following the 5G hype in the recent times, OPPO is likely to launch a 5G variant of the OPPO Reno 10x Zoom Edition too at some point later this year. However, its launch in India is still unclear.
OPPO Reno 10X Zoom Edition Specifications
OPPO Reno 10x Zoom Edition is debuting with 10x lossless zoom camera technology. The technology facilitates its users to capture images with great clarity and accuracy, thanks to the support of the focal length of 16mm to 160mm. At the rear, the handset has three cameras comprising of a 48MP main sensor, an 8MP ultra-wide shooter, and a 13MP telephoto lens. For selfies, the phone has a unique 16MP sensor that’s placed in a wedge-shaped pop-up mechanism, which the brand calls Shark Fin pop-up module.
As for the other specifications, OPPO Reno 10x Zoom Edition sports a 6.55-inch AMOLED full-HD+ display with a screen-to-body ratio of 93.1 percent and a layer of Corning’s Gorilla Glass 6 on top. The handset gets an optical in-display fingerprint scanner for security. The Snapdragon 855 SoC on board is aided by a 4,065mAh battery that supports VOOC 3.0 fast charging. The phone comes in three RAM and storage configurations – 6GB + 128GB, 6GB + 256GB and 8GB + 256GB. The other features include ColorOS 6, Dolby Atmos sound, a 3.5mm headphone socket, dual-frequency GPS, NFC, and Game Boost 2.0.
Furthermore, the OPPO Reno standard edition comes powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 processor and is fitted with a 6.4-inch OLED display layered with Gorilla Glass 6. The memory configurations include 6GB + 128GB, 6GB + 256GB, and 8GB + 256GB. At the rear, the device has a dual 48MP + 5MP camera setup with SuperClear night mode. For selfies, you get a 16MP snapper. Other features include a 3,765mAh power-cell with VOOC 3.0 fast charging support, ColorOS 6, Dolby Atmos, NFC, and Game Boost 2.0.
In China, the standard OPPO Reno phone is available at the starting price equivalent of Rs 30,000, while the 10x Zoom Edition ships starting at approx. Rs 41,000. There’s no word regarding the handset’s pricing for India at the moment.