The Oppo Reno 6 5G takes off from where the Oppo Reno 5 stopped, leaving us a few improvements, improvements that doesn’t really sum up to being substantial, as we have a lot of reminisces. This article dwells on the Oppo Reno 6 5G specs, price and best deals which will help you make your purchase decision.
Where to Buy Oppo Reno 6 5G
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Oppo Reno 6 5G Key Specs and Features
- 6.43-inch OLED, 1080 x 2400 pixels (~409 PPI)
- Android 11, ColorOS 11.3
- MediaTek MT6877 Dimensity 900 5G (6 nm)
- 8GB RAM / 12GB
- 128GB / 256GB Built-in Storage
- 64MP + 8MP + 2MP Triple Rear Cameras
- 32MP Front Camera
- Fingerprint Sensor (Under display)
- Fast Charging (65W Capacity)
- Non-Removable 4300mAh Li-Po Battery
Design and Display
The Oppo Reno 6 5G design isn’t far fetched from what we had on Reno 5, however, Oppo made a tweak, that makes the design on this new Oppo smartphone look a bit more appreciable.
This year, Oppo made a move to opting for flat edges, in similar fashion to what we have on the iPhone 12. This flat edges may just be the only substantial design change you will notice, along the colour options however, its seems to be big change in my opinion.
Speaking of color options, enthusiasts purchasing this smartphone will have three colour options that include Black, Blue and Aurora.
Taking a look at the rear of this device, you will notice a camera module four cameras and an LED flash, with a shap different from what we had on the previous version. There is also the Oppo branding, which indicates the OEM.
Upfront, we have basically the same setup from last year, however, the display here seems to be a bit curved.
What we have here on the front panel, we have a 6.43-inch AMOLED display with a punch hole camera in the top left corner. The highlights of this display includes a resolution of 1080 x 2400, a density of approximately 409 PPI and a 90Hz refresh rate as opposed to 60Hz on the Reno 5 5G.
Putting forward the Oppo Reno 6 5G specs sheet, reveals we are dealing with the same camera hardware we had on the Reno 5 5G. However, we have three cameras, as opposed to four cameras on the Reno 5.
On the rear, we have a 64MP primary camera with an aperture of f/1.7, a 2MP macro camera with an aperture of f/2.4 and an 8MP ultrawide camera with an aperture of f/2.2 and a 119˚ field of view. Video record with this system is capped at 1080 x 2400 pixels.
Moving upfront, we have a 32MP selfie camera with an aperture of f/2.4 a seen on the Reno 5. Video record on this camera is capped at [email protected]
Hardware and Software
Oppo made a shift from the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765 processor seen on last year model, to featuring the MediaTek Dimensity 900 5G processor on this device, we also have the Mali-G78 MC4 GPU, as opposed to the Adreno 620 GPU on last year model.
Moving on to the other facilitators, we have a options for either 8GB or 12GB RAM and options for either 128GB or 256GB built-in storage. We also have a non-removable 4300mAh Li-Po battery, supported by a 65W fast charge mechanism.
On the software side, we have the ColorOS 11.3 user interface running on the Android 11 operating system.
The Oppo Reno 6 5G features a 3.5mm headphone jack, a USB Type-C port, low-energy Bluetooth 5.2 and WiFi.
Internet connectivity on here is capped at 5G, which means enthusiasts will be able to utilize 5G connectivity for downloads, streaming and uploads.
Oppo Reno 6 5G Price and Availability
The price of the Oppo Reno 6 5G, is expected to start around $439, which translates to about 181,106 Naira in Nigeria, 2,538 GHC in Ghana and 47,347 KSH in Kenya.
The Oppo Reno 6 5G was announced on May 27th 2021 and is expected to be released on sale on June 11th 2021.
Oppo Reno 6 5G Specs
Here are a few specs of the Oppo Reno 6 5G:
- Platform: Android 11, ColorOS 11.3
- Processor: MediaTek MT6877 Dimensity 900 5G (6 nm) (2×2.4 GHz Cortex-A78 & 6×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
- GPU: Mali-G78 MC4
- Memory: 8GB / 12GB RAM
- Colours: Black, Blue, Aurora
- Dimension: 156.8 x 72.1 x 7.6 mm
- Weight: 182 g
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM
- SIM Count: Dual-SIM
- Display: 6.43-inches AMOLED, 1080 x 2400 Pixels, ~88.3% screen-to-body ratio, ~409 PPI, 90Hz Refresh Rate
- Screen Protection: –
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 64MP (Primary) f/1.7 + 8MP (Ultrawide) f/2.2, 119˚ + 2MP (Macro) f/2.4
- Rear Camera Features: LED flash, HDR, Panorama, [email protected], [email protected]/60fps
- Front Camera: 32MP Camera, f/2.4, Panorama, [email protected]
- Built-in Storage: 128GB / 256GB
- Memory Card Support: No
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
- 2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
- 2G CDMA 1X: 800
- 3G WCDMA: 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
- 3G CDMA EVDO: CDMA2000 1x
- 4G LTE: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41 – China
- 5G: 1, 3, 28, 41, 77, 78 SA/NSA – China
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: –
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: Yes
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: 5.2, A2DP, LE, aptX
- NFC: No
- Infrared Blaster: No
- USB Port: USB Type-C 3.1, USB On-The-Go
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: –
- Push Emails: –
- Email Protocol: –
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: –
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: No
- Navigation: A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, 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: –
- Iris Scanner: –
- Face Unlock: –
- Stylus Pen: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: –
- Wireless Charging: –
- Built-in Mobile Payment: –
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Image Editor: –
- Video Editor: –
- Document Viewer: –
- Document Editor: –
- Battery: Non-Removable 4300mAh Li-Po Battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: 65W Capacity (SuperVOOC 2.0)