The Oppo Reno 4 Lite is Oppo’s provision for enthusiasts who desire a smartphone with a package close to what the Oppo Reno 4 offers but at a cheaper price. Oppo was able to pull this through with a few draw trade-offs, with its major being the slightly less powerful processor, with a transition from Snapdragon to MediaTek.
Oppo Reno 4 Lite Key Specs and Features
- 6.43-inch AMOLED, 1080 x 2400 pixels, 409 ppi
- Android 10, ColorOS 7.2
- Mediatek Helio P95 (12 nm)
- 8GB RAM
- 128GB Built-in Storage, With SD-Card Support
- 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP Quad Rear Cameras
- 16MP + 2MP Dual Front Cameras
- Fingerprint Sensor (Under display)
- Fast Charging (30W Capacity)
- 4015 mAh Non-Removable Li-Po Battery
Design and Display
The Oppo Reno 4 Lite makes some design tweaks which gives it a slightly different look when compared to the standard Reno 4. This design tweak is majorly evident on the rear panel.
Perusing the rear panel, you will discover Oppo went from featuring a vertical array of cameras to arranging them in a square camera module.
Besides that camera, the module is an LED flash. Also on the rear is the Oppo branding which indicates its an Oppo smartphone.
Upfront basically got the same setup from the standard Reno 4. Here you will find a 6.43-inch display with a cut out for the dual front cameras.
This display is based on an OLED panel. It has a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels and a density of 409 PPI.
The Oppo Reno 4 Lite offers two color options, which include Magic Blue, Matte Black.
The Oppo Reno 4 Lite camera department bears most of the sensors and features on its more premium sibling, this most evident in the rear camera setup.
On the rear, we have a 48MP primary camera with an aperture of f/1.7, an 8MP ultrawide camera pegged at 119˚ field of view, with an aperture of f/2.2, a 2MP depth camera with an aperture of f/2.4, and another 2MP camera.
On the front-facing camera setup, we have half the megapixel size from the Reno 4 and an increase in the number of cameras. As such instead of having a 32MP camera, we now have a 16MP primary camera and a 2MP camera. Both having an aperture of f/2.4.
Hardware and Software
On the performance hardware department, the Reno 4 Lite employs the MediaTek Helio P95 processor, which is a slightly less powerful processor when compared to the Snapdragon 720G processor on the standard Reno 4.
The other performance facilitators are pretty much the same from the more premium Reno 4. We have got the same 8GB RAM, 128GB of UFS 2.1 storage, non-removable 4015 mAh battery.
What’s more, enthusiasts also have the luxury of a 30W fast charge capacity which is powered by VOOC 4.0 technology, which promises a 50% charge in 30 minutes and 100% charge in 53 mins.
On the software side, we have got the ColorOS 7.2 user interface on top of the Android 10 operating system.
The Oppo Reno 4 Lite features a 3.5mm headphone jack, a USB Type C Port, and dual-band Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 5.1.
Internet connectivity on the Oppo Reno 4 Lite is capped is at 4G, which means enthusiasts won’t be getting 5G internet speed.
Oppo Reno 4 Lite Price and Availability
The price of the Oppo Reno 4 Lite price starts around $438, which is about 167,754 Naira in Nigeria, 2,552 GHC in Ghana, and 47,548 KSH in Kenya.
The Oppo Reno 4 was announced on September and is currently available for purchase from leading online retail stores.
Oppo Reno 4 Lite Specs
Here are a few specs of the Oppo Reno 4 Lite:
- Platform: Android 10, ColorOS 7.2
- Processor: Mediatek Helio P95 (2×2.2 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
- GPU: PowerVR GM9446
- Memory: 8GB RAM
- Colours: Magic Blue, Matte Black
- Dimension: 160.1 x 73.7 x 7.4 mm
- Weight: 164 g
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM
- SIM Count: Dual-SIM
- Display: 6.43 inches, AMOLED, 1080 x 2400 Pixels, 409 PPI
- Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 3
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 48MP (Primary) f/1.7 + 8MP (Ultrawide) f/2.2, 119˚+ 2MP (Depth) f/2.4 + 2MP
- Rear Camera Features: LED flash, HDR, Panorama, [email protected], [email protected]/120fps, gyro-EIS
- Front Camera: 16MP (Wide) f/2.4 + 2MP (Depth) f/2.4, HDR, [email protected]
- Built-in Storage: 128GB
- Memory Card Support: Yes
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
- 2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
- 2G CDMA 1X: –
- 3G WCDMA: 850 / 900 / 2100
- 3G CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: 1, 3, 5, 8, 38, 40, 41
- 5G: No
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: No
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: 5.1, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
- NFC: Yes
- Infrared Blaster: No
- USB Port: Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: –
- Push Emails: –
- Email Protocol: Yes
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS, QZSS
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: –
- Barometer: –
- SpO2: –
- Pedometer: –
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: Under Display (Optical)
- Iris Scanner: –
- Face Unlock: –
- Stylus Pen: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
- Voice Control: –
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: –
- Wireless Charging: No
- Built-in Mobile Payment: –
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Image Editor: –
- Video Editor: –
- Document Viewer: –
- Document Editor: –
- Battery: Non-removable 4015 mAh Li-Po Battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: 30W Capacity (VOOC 4.0)