Oppo Reno 3 Review: Specifications And Price In Nigeria

The Oppo Reno 3 is an upper mid-range smartphone. It houses Mediatek’s first processor with 5G support, which means you get 5G support in this one. It features a beautiful design, solid specs, good battery life and lots more.

Oppo Reno 3 and Reno 3 Pro are the first Oppo products to be launched in Nigeria. In this article, we explore the Oppo Reno 3 specs and price.

Oppo Reno 3 review

Oppo Reno 3 Key Specs & Features

  • 6.4-inch, AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, 1080 X 2400 pixels (441 ppi)
  • Android 10, ColorOS 7
  • 8GB RAM
  • Octa-core Mediatek MT6779 Helio P90 (12 nm)
  • 128GB  built-in storage
  • 64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP Quad Rear Camera
  • 32MP Front Camera
  • 4G LTE
  • 5G Network Support
  • Fingerprint sensor (under Display)
  • 4025mAh Non-Removable Li-Po Battery

The Design and Display

The Oppo Reno 3 features a very beautiful glossy design that reminds us of the Huawei P30.

Despite not having a very innovative design in 2020, Oppo Reno 3 is certainly going to stand out, this is due to the fact that only a few mobile phones in this category feature a design that can easily outshine the Reno 3.

The Oppo Reno 3 features a 3D curved design on the rear, coupled with gradient colors for the majority of its variants.

The rear of the Oppo Reno 3 house a quad-camera system, with a camera flash. There is no branding text or logo to indicate its model or to tell  you it’s an Oppo smartphone.

On the front side of the Oppo Reno 3 is a 6.4-inch AMOLED display with a waterdrop notch. This display has a screen resolution of 1080 x 2400 and a screen density of 441 PPI. Worthy of note is the fact that an optical fingerprint display is located beneath the display of the Oppo Reno 3.

Oppo Reno 3 comes in four color variants, these variants includes White, Black, Starry Night Blue, and Sunrise.

The Cameras

The Reno 3 is packed with excellent camera hardware capable of taking awesome photos under optimal conditions.

With top competitors like Xiaomi Phones in the mid-range category with excellent cameras, it is no surprise that Oppo took the steps to include solid camera hardware on the Reno 3 to beat competitors.

The Oppo Reno 3 houses a quad-camera system on the rear featuring a 64MP primary camera with an aperture of f/1.8, an 8MP ultrawide camera with an aperture of f/2.2, a 2MP monochrome camera with an aperture of f/2.4 and a 2MP depth camera with an aperture of f/2.4.

This rear camera system allows you to shoot photos in HDR and Panorama. You can also shoot 4k videos at 30fps, 1080p videos at 30 and 60fps. Video is stabilized with top of the game gyro-EIS and OIS.

Hardware and Software

As an upper midrange smartphone with high end specs, Oppo Reno 3 is among the first smartphones to feature the new MediaTek processor with 5G connectivity.

Reno 3 is powered by the Mediatek MT6779 Helio P90 (12 nm), which is the first Mediatek processor with 5G connectivity. This processor is on the same category with Snapdragon 765G Processor, which powers the Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G smartphone.

The Oppo Reno 3 have a 128GB storage / 8GB RAM variant and a 128GB storage / 12GB RAM varaint.

Reno 3 also includes a non-removable 4025mAh battery and VOOC flash charge 4.0, which is 30W fast charging. Oppo claims this fast-charge mechanism will charge your phone to 50% capacity within 20mins.

For the operating system, Oppo Reno 3 runs the ColorOS 7 user interface on top of the Android 10 operating system.

Connectivity

The Oppo Reno 3 features a USB Type C (USB 3.1) port, dual-band Wi-FI, and NFC.

Thanks to the Mediatek Dimensity 1000L processor, internet connectivity on the Oppo Reno 3 is capped at 5G.

Oppo Reno 3 Price and Availability

The recommended retail price for Oppo Reno 3 is  NGN159,000 in Nigeria. But we expect a slight price variation due to exchange rate, location and other factors.

The Oppo Reno 3 is currently available for purchase and can be purchased from smartphone retail stores, as well as online retail stores all over the country.

Oppo Reno 3 Specs

Here are a few specs of the Oppo Reno 3:

REVIEW SUMMARY

Processor Mediatek MT6779 Helio P90 (12 nm)
Display 6.4-inch
Storage 128GB
Camera 64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP Quad Rear Camera
Battery ColorOS 7 UI
Ram 8GB
Launch Date In Nigeria May 2020

Oppo Reno 3 Special Features

Fingerprint Sensor Position Beneath Display
Other Sensors Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass
Fingerprint Sensor Yes

GENERAL

Quick Charging Yes
Operating System Android 10, ColorOS
Sim Slots Dual SIM, Micro/Nano
Model Reno 3
Launch Date May 2020
Brand Oppo
Sim Size Nano
Network 5G Supported, 4G: Yes  3G: Available, 2G: Available
Fingerprint Sensor Yes

MULTIMEDIA

Loudspeaker Yes
Audio Jack 3.5 mm

PERFORMANCE

Chipset Mediatek MT6779 Helio P90 (12 nm)
Graphics PowerVR GM9446
Processor Octa-core (2×2.2 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
Architecture 64 bit
Ram 8GB

DESIGN

Thickness 7.9 mm
Width 7.9 mm
Weight 170 g
Height 160.2 mm
Colors White, Black, Starry Night Blue, and Sunrise

DISPLAY

Display Type AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio 20:9
Bezel-less Display Yes
Pixel Density 441 ppi
Screen Protection No
Screen Size 6.6 inches
Screen Resolution 1080 x 2400 Pixels
Touch Screen Yes

STORAGE

Internal Memory 128 GB
Expandable Memory Yes Up to 128GB

CAMERA

Settings Exposure compensation, ISO control
Camera Features Autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama
Rear Camera 64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP Quad Rear Camera
Autofocus Yes
Shooting Modes Continuous Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Face detection, Face beauty
Front Camera 32MP Front Camera
Physical Aperture
Flash Yes, Double LED Flash

BATTERY

User-Replaceable No
Quick Charging Yes, Fast charging 30W, 50% in 30 min, 100% in 73 min (advertised)
VOOC 3.0
Type Li-Po
Capacity 4025 mAh

NETWORK CONNECTIVITY

Wifi Yes Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n
Wifi Features Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot
Bluetooth Yes v5.0
Volte Yes
USB Type-C Yes, USB 3.1
USB Connectivity Mass storage device, USB charging
Network Support 5G, 4G, 3G, 2G
GPS Yes
Sim Type Dual Sim
SIM Size Nano (Hybrid)

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