This is the OPPO Reno 10x Zoom Edition, also know as Reno 10x loss less zoom version. It was officially announced 6.6-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display, 8GB RAM, 48MP and Snapdragon 855.
However, the company announced the Oppo Reno 10x Zoom Edition alongside with the Oppo Reno at an event in New Delhi, India on Tuesday.
Of course, OPPO named the Reno 10x Zoom Edition after its biggest highlight, which is the 10x lossless hybrid optical zoom. And it is the company’s high-end Smartphone.
But the major similarities with the Oppo Reno 10x Zoom Edition and the Oppo Reno is the weird side-swing selfie camera, which looks like a Shark fin rising camera on the top.
Remember that the both phones, OPPO Reno, and OPPO Reno 10x Zoom Edition were first unveiled in China last month, and later in in Europe earlier this month with the Oppo Reno 5G.
OPPO Reno 10x Zoom Edition Specs
*. Display: 6.6-inch (2340 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 19:5:9 aspect ratio AMOLED display with 100% NTSC color gamut, Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection
*. Dimensions: 162.0 × 77.2 × 9.3mm
*. Weight: 215g
*. Colors: Jet Black and Ocean Green colors
*. Design: 3D curved glass protection design
*. Processor: Octa-Core Snapdragon 855 7nm Mobile Platform
*. GPU: Adreno 640
*. RAM: 6GB / 8GB LPDDR4X
*. Storage: 128GB / 256GB (UFS 2.1) internal storage, expandable memory with microSD
*. OS: Android 9.0 (Pie) with ColorOS 6.0
*. SIM: Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
– Rear camera: 48MP rear camera with LED flash, 1/2.25″ Sony IMX586 sensor, f/1.7 aperture, 0.8um pixel size, OIS, Laser AF, PDAF, CAF, 13MP periscope telephoto lens, f/3.0 aperture, 8MP 120° Ultra Wide Lens with f/2.2 aperture, 10x Hybrid Optical Zoom
– Front camera: 16MP front-facing camera with LED flash
*. Fingerprint sensor: YES (In-display fingerprint sensor)
*. Network and connectivity: USB Type-C audio, Hi-Res audio, Dolby Atmos, , triple microphones, Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac dual-band (2×2 MU-MIMO ), Bluetooth 5, Dual-frequency (L1+L5) GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, NFC, USB Type-C
*. Battery: 4065mAh battery capacity with VOOC 3.0 fast charging
Design and Display
The OPPO Reno 10x Zoom Edition comes with a stunning 3D curved glass protection design, and the side-swing selfie camera is just unnatural, compared to the normal pop-up selfie.
Both the Reno 10x Zoom Edition and OPPO Reno comes with an O-Dot ceramic point at the back of the phones to slight left the camera when placed on a flat surface.
It sports a 6.6-inch (2340 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 19:5:9 aspect ratio AMOLED display with 100% NTSC color gamut, Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection.
OPPO Reno 10x Zoom Edition is a notch-less Smartphone, and it boasts of a reputable 93.1% screen-to-body ratio, which introduces an ultra narrow bezels.
Wondering about the obvious Shark fin rising camera on the top, well the company says that it will withstand over 200,000 times of lifting and the mechanism takes just 0.8 seconds.
Fortunately, it can last up to 5-years of contiunous uses. It also comes with an in-display fingerprint scanner that the is 28.5% faster than the predecessor, the company claims.
The OPPO Reno 10x Zoom Edition comes in Jet Black and Ocean Green colors, and a triple camera lens at the front display of the Smartphone.
Camera and Connectivity
The 10x lossless hybrid optical zoom is the major highlights of the phone, and it is enabled in the telephoto lens of the triple rear camera.
Reno 10x Zoom Edition comes with a triple camera sensors at the back, and they includes the main 48-megapixel primary rear camera with Sony IMX586 sensor, another 13-megapixel periscope telephoto camera with 10x loss-less zoom.
And an 8-megapixel 120 degree ultra-wide lens with equivalent focal length of 15.9mm, which provides wide-angle shots and the telephoto camera offers 159mm equivalent focal length.
The camera setup of the Oppo Reno 10x Zoom Edition offers 16-160mm full focal length coverage to enable 10x lossless optical zoom.
Other camera features, includes the following dual OIS support to reduce jerkiness in images, noise reduction, HDR support, and artificial intelligence (AI) based Ultra Night Mode 2.0 and portrait mode.
The phone also supports 4K 60fps video capture with OIS support. It uses the three-microphone setup to enable features such as audio zoom recording and 3D surround audio capturing.
While the side-swing, or the shark fin pop-up selfie camera on the front houses a 16-megapixel sensor with an f/2.0 lens.
It arrives with 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, dual GPS, NFC, and a USB Type-C port. Besides, the phone packs a 4,065mAh battery with VOOC 3.0 support as its network and connectivity features.
Performance and Battery
The handset is powered by a 7nm Mobile Platform Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC running at Octa-core processor speed with GPU of Adreno 640.
It is available in a single variant, which is the 6GB and 8GB RAM options, along with 128GB and 256GB (UFS 2.1) storage, which are expandable via a dedicated memory with microSD.
And the Reno 10x Zoom Edition runs on Android 9.0 (Pie) with ColorOS 6.0 out of the box, and backed by a 4065mAh battery capacity with VOOC 3.0 fast charging.
Both phones also arrives with HyperBoost performance enhancements, including Game Boost 2.0 acceleration engine with Frame Boost and Touch Boost accelerations to enhance mobile gaming experiences.
Price of OPPO Reno 10x Zoom Edition
The OPPO Reno 10x Zoom Edition is available in three major variant, the base model, 6GB RAM + 128GB storage is priced at CNY 3,999 in China, and Rs. 39,990 in India.
And the Reno 10x Zoom Edition 6GB RAM + 256GB storage model, is priced in China at CNY 4,499, but it costs Rs. 46,400 in India market.
While the handset top-end device, 8GB RAM with 256GB storage version, goes for CNY 4,799 in China and Rs. 49,990 in India.
However, if you are interested, you can get the base mode of the phone exclusively from Flipkart. And the pre-orders start from today, and shipping from June 7th.