Starting the journey in 2019, the Oppo Reno series phones won the hearts of numerous fans for camera-centric features. It is good news for the gamers that Oppo is providing efficient gaming hardware in their latest Reno Series phones. In this wake, Oppo has released their latest mid-range phone Oppo Reno 4 in Bangladesh on August 8, 2020. Can it be the best mid-range all-rounder Smartphone in 2020? Read this article to get this answer.
Key Features of Oppo Reno 4
Design and Outlook
By virtue of its stylish design, Oppo Reno 4 will steal your attention on the first look. Its shiny backside declares the splendor of Oppo with pride. The rear camera cutout will remind you of the design of the iPhone 11. This phone’s sleek body (160.3 x 73.9 x 7.7 mm) enriched with slim bezels (~83.5% screen-to-body ratio) completes its premium look.
On the right side, you get the power button. The volume rocker and SIM card tray rest on the left side. On the bottom side, it has a bottom-firing speaker, USB-type C port, Primary microphone, and a 3.5mm headphone jack port. Besides these, you get a secondary noise cancelation microphone on the upper edge.
Reno 4 is built with a plastic frame including a plastic back. Its glass built front side is protected by Gorilla Glass 4. On the front screen, Reno 4 presents a dual punch-hole selfie camera set up. Oppo Reno 4 is available in Bangladesh in two cool colors: Space Black and Galactic Blue.
Oppo Reno 4 comes with a 6.4-inch display. It may dishearten those people, who are looking for phones with a bigger screen. However, weighing only 165g, Oppo deserves appreciation for maintaining excellent weight-balance ratios. If you prefer a lightweight phone with trendy features, do not miss Oppo Reno 4!
With OLED panel touch-screen display, Oppo Reno 4 promises magnificent color accuracy with less battery draining issues. The screen resolution features 1080 x 2400 pixels at 20:9 ratios with ~ 409 PPI densities. Where some budget phones – like Realme 6 – are offering 90Hz refresh rate at far lower price-range, Oppo Reno 4’s 60HZ refresh rate lacking HDR truly disappoints us.
Like the contemporary phones, Oppo Reno 4’s rear camera section accommodates quad sensors. Now, what is the most exciting feature of Oppo Reno 4? Its 48MP wide-angle camera (6P lens @ f/1.7 aperture) is built by the Sony IMX586 sensor. This main rear sensor can support smart features like autofocus, Ultra Steady Video, and Ultra Night Mode.
Its 8MP Ultra 119-degree wide-angle camera owns the Hi846 sensor featuring a 5P lens at f/2.2 aperture. This sensor offers advanced options like Ultra Steady Video Pro. The image qualities captured by the primary and secondary sensors are fascinating due to color precision, sharpness, and dynamic range.
Oppo Reno 4 is blessed with a 2MP monochromatic sensor (3P lens @ f/2.4 aperture) that allows you to change the color of the subject or background. Its 2MP macro sensor (3P lens @f/2.4 apertures) delivers average image quality. Though Oppo boasts the Reno 4 as a camera killer, with a lower price-tag Samsung Galaxy M31 (64MP+8MP+5MP+5MP) offers a better configuration in the rear camera setup.
Oppo Reno 4 is provided with a 32MP Selfie Camera (5P lens @ f/2.4 aperture). The selfie lovers can take awesome selfies using AI beautification mode. What is more? This sensor supports night mode algorithms.
At 48MP mode, its rear camera series is capable of supporting 8000 x 6000 resolutions at maximum mode and 4000 x 3000 resolutions at ordinary mode. Whereas, its front camera can produce images up to 6560 x 4928 resolutions. The Shooting mode owns a range of handy features including portrait, video, night, expert, pano, slow motion, text scanner, sticker, Google Lens, time-lapse, and photo.
With the main rear camera, you can shoot videos up to 4K resolution at 30fps. This sensor is competent with digital video zooming with the slow-motion feature. On the other hand, the selfie camera can capture up to 1080p video at 30fps. Though the front camera supports slo-mo video, it has no option for video zooming.
Turning to hardware, Reno 4 is equipped with an Octa-core processor including two Kryo 465 Gold core at 2.3 GHz clock speed, while the rest six Kryo 465 Silver cores feature 1.8 GHz clock speed. This Smartphone holds Qualcomm SM7125 Snapdragon 720G (8 nm) chipset with Adreno 618 GPU. However, we have seen the same configuration, in the lower-priced Smartphone POCO M2 Pro.
With Reno 4, you can play PUBG at HD graphics with a high frame rate. You can enjoy the game at Ultra Frame rate with medium graphics level. Call of Duty games can be played at Max frame rate under medium graphics. Though the Snapdragon 720G chipset may perform a bit slower than Snapdragon 720G or Mediatek Helio G90T chipset, you won’t experience lag or stuttering while playing games. This Smartphone does not catch excessive heat after gaming for a while.
Thanks to Oppo for providing 8GB of RAM with 128GB internal storage. You can freely store professional documents as well as media files. Its RAM capacity facilitates a smooth user experience with navigating and swapping to different apps. Oppo Reno 4 is programmed with the ColorOS 7.2 operating system on top of Android 10. You can enjoy the dark mode option on its clean UI.
The sound quality of its bottom-firing speaker is good; however, many fans are expecting a stereo speaker at this price range. Reno 4 is rich in versatile app collection including G-sensor, Light sensor, Geo-magnetic sensor, Proximity sensor, Acceleration sensor, Gyroscope, Supports step counting and Supports step counting. This phone also supports UFS 2.1 technology.
Furthermore, this Oppo Reno Smartphone can maintain Hidden Fingerprint Unlock as well as Face Unlock options. You can control the actions of the Oppo Reno 4 Smartphone via its exclusive Smart AirControl technology. Though this feature may not offer butter smooth performance, Oppo should be given credit for stepping into the futuristic design.
Battery and Charging
Oppo Reno 4 is powered by 4000mAh battery support. However, the lower-priced competitor Samsung Galaxy M31 again beats Oppo with its 6000mAh battery. Do not worry! Reno 4 comes with a 30W fast charging adapter that can fully charge this device in less than one hour.
Thanks to Oppo for providing a USB type-c cable that supports VOOC 4.0 fast charging mechanism. On a single charge session of Reno 4, you can do gaming, video streaming, and web browsing for about 5h, 10h, and 12h respectively. However, a wireless charging facility would have been better. If you use this gadget moderately, it can run for one to two days.
Oppo Reno 4 Price in Bangladesh
Oppo Reno 4 (8GB/128GB) is officially available at BDT 34,990 in Bangladesh.