Once huge just in its native China, Oppo phones have quickly permeated other countries over the last couple of years. Indeed, Oppo phones have today cemented their place as genuine, affordable, and reliable options to rival more known brands.
This can be attributed to a couple of reasons, including the wide variety of options Oppo provides its users. With the different phones at different budgets, there is practically something for everyone.
The latest releases are the Reno 4 Series that hit the market within months of each other in 2020. This series has the Reno4 5G and the Reno4 Z 5G.
Here is a detailed look at the Reno4 5G and the Reno4 Z 5G.
At 7.8mm thickness, you get a slim body with clean lines and unpretentious contours that provide a comfortable grip. Both the Reno4 and the Reno4 Z are 5G equipped and retail at $799 and $599 respectively in Australia.
The Reno4 5G comes in space black and galactic blue, while you can get the Reno4 Z 5G in ink black and dew white.
Either way, both phones embody Oppo’s quest of creating premium phones at affordable prices.
Features and Specs
Here are the main features you get with the Reno 4 series.
The Reno4 Z has a 6.5 LCD screen, while the Reno 4 has a 6.4 AMOLED screen display.
The Reno4 Z has an all-in-one energy-saving chip , strong performance and low energy consumption.
If you cannot stand another 3-D dual-curved shaped phone, not to worry, as this phone features a more balanced geometric 2.5 D curved casing.
The Reno 4 has a 2.5D curved screen, and its AMOLED screen minimizes blue light protecting your eyes while still delivering great detail and clarity.
Both phones have a resolution of 1080 × 2400 pixels with a 20:9 ratio.
The Reno 4’s dimensions are 160 × 73.9 × 77mm (6.31 × 2.91 × 0.30in). The phone weighs 169 grams and features a glass front encased in a plastic frame and plastic back.
The Reno 4Z is slightly larger at 163.8 × 75.5 ×8.1 mm (6.45 × 2.97 × 0.32 in). It’s also heavier at 184 grams.
Both phones in this series have a dual sim with dual standby and Nano-SIM.
While both phones operate the same OS, Android 10 and colorOS 7.2, their chipsets are different.
The Reno 4 uses the Qualcomm SM7125 Snapdragon 720G. The Reno 4Z makes use of the MediaTek MT6873V Dimensity 8005G.
Memory and Battery
The Reno 4 has a micro card slot, while the Reno 4Z doesn’t. However, both phones come with 128GB and 8GB Ram. This is adequate memory for most heavy users.
Both phones have non-removable batteries with Li-Po 4015 and 4000 mAh for the Reno 4 and Reno 4Z, respectively.
Expect a powerful main camera on both phones with 48MP. LED flash, panorama, and HDR.
Yay or Nay?
This is a definitive yes! The Oppo Reno4 is exactly what Oppo has fashioned itself to produce: stylish, powerful, and affordable.