If you are looking for Oppo budget smartphone to buy, the Oppo Reno A might be your best bet. It’s another budget smartphone that falls under the mid-range category from the company.
The handset comes with a combo rear camera, ample RAM, generous inbuilt storage and surprisingly it has an under-display fingerprint scanner. Below are other interesting features you need to know about this Oppo smartphone.
Oppo Reno A Key Specs & Features
- 6.4 inch AMOLED Display, 1080 x 2340 pixels (403 ppi)
- Android 9.0 Pie
- Octa-core Qualcomm SDM710 Snapdragon 710
- 6GB RAM and 128GB storage
- 16 MP + 2 MP Dual Rear Camera and 25 MP Front Camera
- Fingerprint Scanner (Under Display)
- 4G LTE Network
- IP67 Rating (Dust / Water Resistant)
- 3600 mAh Non-Removable Li-Po Battery
Design And Display
In terms of body design, the Oppo Reno A features a nice and premium-looking body. The phone comes with a smooth panel that houses the camera in a horizontal order alongside the LED flash.
Below the Android phone is the brand logo while the fingerprint scanner is underneath the screen. It measures 158.4 x 75.4 x 7.8 mm in dimensions and weight 169.5 grams.
One thing that makes the Oppo Reno A special is the IP67 rating which means its both dust and water-resistant up to 1m for 30 minutes.
On the front, the notch offers a large display size of 6.4 inches with AMOLED capacitive touchscreen. The screen, however, has a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio and 403 PPI density. You will also get display protection of corning gorilla glass 5 which will survive accidental fall.
On the camera configuration, the Oppo Reno A offers a triple camera set-up. You will get a combo rear camera of 16 MP with a 2 MP depth sensor. The dual camera features LED flash, HDR, panorama and surprisingly it’s capable of shooting 4K videos.
Upfront is an impressive selfish shooter of 25 MP sitting on the notch. The front camera has HDR and can also record [email protected] video quality. This is good news for selfies fanatics and those that love social media. Instagram here they come.
Hardware And Software
The Reno A packs a Qualcomm SDM710 Snapdragon 710 chipset built on 10nm process technology. It has an octa-core processor clocking at a speed of 2.2 GHz and Adreno 616 GPU to take care of anything graphics.
Booting the handset is an Android 9.0 Pie operating system with ColorOS 6 user interface on top. The internal storage on the phone is 128GB with 6GB RAM.
The RAM is enough to handle sensitive 3D games and multitasking. In other word, you’re good to roll. The memory is expandable via a micro SD card up to 256GB but uses a shared SIM slot.
Battery And Network
The battery capacity equipped on the device is 3600 mAh. Sadly there’s no news if the juicer has support for fast charging or not. With the right charger, the battery won’t take long to full.
The dual SIM has support for 4G LTE Network for fast browsing and downloads. Other features on the Oppo Reno A include WiFi, WiFi Direct, NFC, Bluetooth, A-GPS and 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector with USB On-The-Go.
Oppo Reno A Price And Availability
The Oppo Reno A is not yet available for purchase in Nigeria. The official price is about 280 EUR and it comes in CPH1983 model number.
In Nigeria, the handset is expected to cost around 120,000 Naira, 2,000 GHS in Ghana and 35,000 Naira in Kenya. You can buy the phone in Blue or Black color.
Oppo Reno A Specs
Here are a few specs of the Oppo Reno A:
- Platform: Android 9.0 Pie
- Processor: Qualcomm SDM710 Snapdragon 710 (10 nm), Octa-core (2.2 GHz dual-core Kryo 360 Gold & 1.7 GHz hexa-core Kryo 360 Silver)
- GPU: Adreno 616
- Memory: 6GB RAM
- Colours: Blue, Black
- Dimension: 158.4 x 75.4 x 7.8 mm
- Weight: 169.5 g
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM, dual stand-by
- SIM Count: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Display: 6.4 inches, 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~403 ppi density), AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
- Screen Protection: Yes, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 16 MP + 2 MP Camera, [email protected], [email protected] Videos
- Rear Camera Features: LED flash, HDR, panorama
- Front Camera: 25 MP Camera, HDR, [email protected] Video
- Built-in Storage: 128GB
- Memory Card Support: Yes, microSD, up to 256 GB (uses shared SIM slot)
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
- 2G GSM: Yes
- 2G CDMA 1X: Yes
- 3G WCDMA: Yes
- 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes, HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
- 4G LTE: Yes, LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 18(800), 19(800), 26(850), 28(700), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
- 5G: No
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: No
- WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 а/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
- NFC: Yes
- Infrared Blaster: –
- USB Port: Yes, USB 2.0, USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: Yes
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: No
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: –
- Barometer: No
- SpO2: No
- Pedometer: No
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (under display, optical)
- Iris Scanner: No
- Face Unlock: –
- Stylus Pen: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: Yes (with dedicated mic)
- Wireless Charging: No
- Built-in Mobile Payment: –
- Water Resistant: Yes
- Dust Resistant: Yes
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: Yes
- Battery: 3600 mAh Non-Removable Li-Po Battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: –