OPPO Reno Z review: The world’s first smartphone with Helio P90

OPPO Reno Z review

At a recent conference to release a new product, the Chinese company OPPO introduced a new smartphone model – OPPO Reno Z. The novelty is located at the very bottom of the Reno line – under the OPPO Reno and Reno 10x ZOOM, but it acquired new bright colors of the body, including orange.

Despite the fact that this is a middle-class smartphone, the new OPPO Reno Z smartphone has a display with an on-screen fingerprint scanner, a dual 48-megapixel main camera, as well as support for NFC technology used for contactless payments. Also in the Reno Z added flash charging technology VOOC3.0. The only thing that distinguishes the new model from its older counterparts is a regular front camera instead of a retractable one.

OPPO Reno Z review

OPPO Reno Z: Specifications

Display6.4 inches AMOLED screen, 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5: 9 ratio (~ 403 ppi)
OSAndroid 9.0 (Pie); ColorOS 6
CPUMediatek MT6779 Helio P90, Octa-core
GPUPowerVR GM9446
RAM6 GB
ROM128/256 GB
Card slotNo
Front-camera32 MP, f/2.0
Back camera48 MP, f / 1.7, 26mm (wide), 1 / 2.0 ", 0.8µm, PDAF
5 MP, f / 2.4, depth sensor
SIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
ВatteryNon-removable Li-Po 4035 mAh
ChargingFast battery charging 20W (VOOC 3.0)
ColorsPurple, Black, Orange, White
Size57.3 x 74.9 x 9.1 mm
Weight186 g

OPPO Reno Z reviewOPPO Reno Z: Design

The OPPO Reno Z has a very popular water-drop screen design, looking for inspiration from the lotus leaf, and completing the natural agility aesthetics in a moment of motion and immobility. The OPPO Reno Z has a 6.4-inch AMOLED screen with a resolution of up to 2340×1080 and occupies 92% of the front surface. The user’s effect in the use process is also very outstanding, equipped with AMO LED screen, support DC dimming technology, can better protect the user’s eyes, even if the phone is used for a long time, it will not cause eye fatigue. In addition, the fingerprint sensor is under the screen. A very good surprise that is beginning to spread on many smartphones using Amoled technology.

OPPO Reno Z review

At the same time, Reno Z is equipped with a 6th generation Corning screen, which is more resistant to falling and wear. Even in the process of bare metal hand-held, the feel is very outstanding. In addition to the frontal water drop screen, value is very high, the design of the back is also quite outstanding, still a comprehensive machine, body, flawless transparent, the back of the lens is perfectly embedded in the glass body, no bumps underneath. Put all the elements on the central axis, and bring you a symmetrical aesthetic, the four sides of the large arc can be perfectly matched with the hand.

OPPO Reno Z review

In order to better protect our lens, the added O-Dot dot can provide better protection, and its addition will make the design on the back look less rigid, and new on the basis of the original. Enhancement and creativity, using 24-hour rolling and polishing, coupled with ceramic material, so the hardness is very strong, can better protect the lens, added to the back of the phone, looks more flexible and more vital. A gradual process makes the entire color look more dynamic.

OPPO Reno Z review

OPPO Reno Z: Feature

In addition to the outstanding appearance value, OPPO Reno Z equipped with the first octa-core processor MediaTek Helio P90. The processor consists of two ARM Cortex-A75 cores, connected to six ARM Cortex-A55 cores. In addition, the maximum speed is 2.2 GHz. As for the graphics chip, it is based on the IMG PowerVR GM9446.  Processing performance is still very strong, low energy consumption, less heat, and has a separate APU, the processor compared to the previous generation The performance has been improved by nearly 4 times. In the process of use, not only the speed is increased, but also the power is further controlled. At the same time, the internal combination of 6GB+256GB is adopted. UFS2.1’s flash memory can easily save more photos for users, whether it’s photos or video, without any pressure.

OPPO Reno Z review

Oppo Reno Z is equipped with a 4035 mAh battery, compatible with VOOC 3.0 20W fast charging via USB Type-C. This technology is a new upgrade of VOOC flash charging technology and is equipped with the VFC charging algorithm for the first time. It greatly improved the original charging speed, shortened the time of the whole mobile phone by 21.4%, and added a customized voltage and current detection chip to better control the charging performance.

OPPO Reno Z review

Overall, the overall configuration and performance of the OPPO Reno Z mobile phone are still relatively strong. The value of the face is also quite outstanding, although it is not a true full screen, 92% of the screen ratio can also give the user the ultimate experience. Moreover, the front lens is also an ultra-clear lens with 32 million pixels. In the process of taking pictures, the user can take high-quality photos and enjoy them.

OPPO Reno Z review

OPPO Reno Z: Price

The smartphone will be available in early July in Europe. Initially, sources claimed that OPPO Reno Z would cost less than $ 200. In reality, it turned out that the smartphone was significantly more expensive. For a novelty, they ask 360 dollars in the basic version.

This is a relatively high price for the average level. For comparison, it is more expensive than the Xiaomi Mi 9SE, equipped with a new Qualcomm Snapdragon 712.

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