Oppo has launched the Reno 3 lineup in its home market, while the Western world is still recovering from the feast of food and emotions and presents that is Christmas. The lineup comes in two variant – the Reno 3 Pro and the Reno 3, both of which come with 5G connectivity.
The Pro version is powered by a Snapdragon 765G chipset, while the vanilla Reno3 is the first smartphone to be powered by the MediaTekâ€™s new Dimensity 1000L SoC.
Oppo Reno 3 Pro
The Reno 3 Pro has a 6.5-inch OLED panel with a 90 Hz refresh rate and a punch hole for the selfie camera. The panel has a 180 Hz touch detection rate for less lag and better gaming. It also comes with 100% DCI-P3 coverage and HDR10+ support.
The Reno 3 Pro comes with so-called 5x hybrid zoom, which is 2x optical, the rest is done digitally. There are four cameras on the back – 8 MP ultrawide-angle + 48 MP main + 2 MP Black & White + 13 MP telephoto shooter. There is one camera on the front in the upper-left corner, inside the punch hole – a 32 MP snapper.
The Reno 3 Pro comes with 4,025 mAh batteries with 30W VOOC 4.0 support. It goes from 0 to 50% in 20 minutes, and 0 to 70% in half an hour. Oppo is so confident the battery will take the beating of the 5G networks, it advertises the phone as â€œ5G experience, 4G battery lifeâ€.
Other highlights of the phone include ColorOS 7 on top of Android 10 and stereo speakers. Checkout the full specs of Oppo Reno 3 below:
Oppo Reno 3 Pro Specifications
- 2G bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
- 3G bands: HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
- 4G bands: LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
- 5G: 5G band 41(2500), 78(3500); SA/NSA
- Speed: HSPA, LTE-A
- Announced: 2019, December 26
- Status: Release, 2019, December 31
- Dimensions: 159.4 x 72.4 x 7.7 mm (6.28 x 2.85 x 0.30 in)
- Weight: 171 g (6.03 oz)
- Build: Front glass (Gorilla Glass 6), back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame
- Colours: Blue/Red, Green/Blue, Black, White
- SIM: Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Type: AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
- Size: 6.5 inches, 102.0 cm2 (~88.4% screen-to-body ratio)
- Resolution: 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~405 ppi density)
- Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 6
- Android 9.0 (Pie); ColorOS 6.1
- Chipset: Qualcomm SDM765 Snapdragon 765G (7 nm)
- CPU: Octa-core (1×2.4 GHz Kryo 475 Prime & 1×2.2 GHz Kryo 475 Gold & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 475 Silver)
- GPU: Adreno 620
- Storage: 128GB 8GB RAM, 128GB 12GB RAM, 256GB 12GB RAM
- Memory Card slot: microSD, up to 256 GB (uses shared SIM slot), UFS2.1
- Main Camera: Quad
- 48 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.7″, 0.8Âµm, PDAF
- 13 MP, f/2.4, (telephoto), 1/3.4″, 1.0Âµm, PDAF, 5x optical zoom
- 8 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/4.0″, 1.12Âµm
- 2 MP, f/2.4, 1/5″, 1.75Âµm, depth sensor
- Features: Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama
- Video: 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps (gyro-EIS)
- Selfie Camera: Single – 32 MP
- Features: HDR
- Video: 1080p@30fps
- Radio: FM Radio
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- Audio 3.5mm jack: Yes
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
- Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, LE
- GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
- NFC: Yes
- USB: 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
- Sensors: Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
- Battery Type & Capacity: Non-removable Li-Po 4025 mAh battery
- Charging: Fast battery charging 30W (VOOC Flash Charge 4.0)
Models: PCRM00, CRT00
Oppo Reno 3 Pro Price and Availability
The Reno 3 Pro comes in four colors (White, Black, Starry Night Blue, Sunrise).
The 8GB / 128GB version costs CNY3,999 ($570/â‚¬515) Â and goes on pre-order on December 31.
The 12/256 GB version is CNY4,499 ($640/â‚¬580) and is coming on January 10.
The third option is called Oppo Reno 3 Pro Pantone 2020 and comes in Classic Blue, the colour of 2020. It comes in a retail box where everything is white and blue, including the VOOC charger, the charging cable, and the predominantly white case. The price for this phone with 8 GB RAM and 128 GB storage is CNY4,199 ($600/â‚¬540).