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

ProcessorMediatek MT6779 Helio P90 (12 nm)
Display6.4-inch
Storage128GB
Camera64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP Quad Rear Camera
BatteryColorOS 7 UI
Ram8GB
Launch Date In NigeriaMay 2020

Oppo Reno 3 Special Features

Fingerprint Sensor PositionBeneath Display
Other SensorsProximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass
Fingerprint SensorYes

GENERAL

Quick ChargingYes
Operating SystemAndroid 10, ColorOS
Sim SlotsDual SIM, Micro/Nano
ModelReno 3
Launch DateMay 2020
BrandOppo
Sim SizeNano
Network5G Supported, 4G: Yes  3G: Available, 2G: Available
Fingerprint SensorYes

MULTIMEDIA

LoudspeakerYes
Audio Jack3.5 mm

PERFORMANCE

ChipsetMediatek MT6779 Helio P90 (12 nm)
GraphicsPowerVR GM9446
ProcessorOcta-core (2×2.2 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
Architecture64 bit
Ram8GB

DESIGN

Thickness7.9 mm
Width7.9 mm
Weight170 g
Height160.2 mm
ColorsWhite, Black, Starry Night Blue, and Sunrise

DISPLAY

Display TypeAMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio20:9
Bezel-less DisplayYes
Pixel Density441 ppi
Screen ProtectionNo
Screen Size6.6 inches
Screen Resolution1080 x 2400 Pixels
Touch ScreenYes

STORAGE

Internal Memory128 GB
Expandable MemoryYes Up to 128GB

CAMERA

SettingsExposure compensation, ISO control
Camera FeaturesAutofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama
Rear Camera64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP Quad Rear Camera
AutofocusYes
Shooting ModesContinuous Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Face detection, Face beauty
Front Camera32MP Front Camera
Physical Aperture
FlashYes, Double LED Flash

BATTERY

User-ReplaceableNo
Quick ChargingYes, Fast charging 30W, 50% in 30 min, 100% in 73 min (advertised)
VOOC 3.0
TypeLi-Po
Capacity4025 mAh

NETWORK CONNECTIVITY

WifiYes Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n
Wifi FeaturesWi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot
BluetoothYes v5.0
VolteYes
USB Type-CYes, USB 3.1
USB ConnectivityMass storage device, USB charging
Network Support5G, 4G, 3G, 2G
GPSYes
Sim TypeDual Sim
SIM SizeNano (Hybrid)

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