Oppo Reno 2: Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G with Quad Rear Camera setup

Oppo has introduced many new Oppo Reno smartphones that have different excellent designs and pop-up selfie cameras which stands out from other pop-up selfie cameras smartphones. Now, the Oppo brand has introduced its new smartphone Oppo Reno 2 which was launched on September 20, 2019. It starts at the range of Rs. 38,990 for 8GB/256GB. This phone seems to be expensive for a few customers since it is an upper budget smartphone. It comes up with three different colors such as Ocean Blue, Luminous Black.

All phones released from the Reno series has similar design when it viewed from the front. Oppo Reno 2 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G SoC, boasts of a quad-camera setup, and has a shark-fin pop-up selfie module.

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Display:

Screen Size6.5 inches (16.51 cm)
Screen Resolution1080 x 2400 pixels
Aspect Ratio20:9
Bezel-less displayBezel-less display
Pixel Density405 ppi
Display TypeDynamic AMOLED
Screen ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass v6
Touch ScreenCapacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Oppo Reno 2 has a boundary-less display without any bezels or notch. This phone has a Dynamic AMOLED display with a 6.5-inch tall with a screen resolution of 1,080 x 2,400 pixels along with a pixel density of 405 PPI. It has a 20:9 aspect ratio which provides an amazing view adding style to it. This phone has a 93.1 percent screen-to-body ratio. The screen of this phone is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass v6 where it avoids the phone getting scratched. It has a Capacitive and Multi-touch touch screen. This smartphone runs on ColorOS 6.1 on the top of Android 9 Pie. There is an in-display fingerprint scanner which is quick to scan a finger and unlock the device.

This phone has the power button on the right while the volume buttons are on the left.

Design:

Height160 mm 
Width74.3 mm
Thickness9.5 mm
Weight189 grams
Build MaterialBack: Gorilla Glass
ColorsOcean Blue, Luminous Black

Oppo Reno 2 measures at the height of 160 mm, weight of 189 grams, width of 74.3 mm, and a thickness of 9.5 mm. The back of this phone is made up of Gorilla Glass material.

Performance:

ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 730G
ProcessorOcta core (2.2 GHz, Dual-core, Kryo 470 + 1.8 GHz, Hexa Core, Kryo 470)
Architecture64 bit
GraphicsAdreno 618
RAM8 GB
Internal Memory256 GB
Expandable MemoryExpandable Memory up to 256 GB
User Available StorageStorage up to 222 GB
USB OTG SupportAvailable

Oppo Reno 2 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G. It has equipped with a Kryo 470 octa-core processor (a 2.2GHz dual-core and a 1.8GHz Hexa Core) setup. The Snapdragon 730G is used for gaming purposes and has Snapdragon Elite gaming features that claim to give it an edge while gaming. An Adreno 618 is used for graphical requirements of the system. It has 64-bit architecture. This phone comes up with 8GB RAM and 256GB internal storage capacity which is used for storing files and data. It has an external memory slot that supports up to 256GB with the help of a microSD card. The user available storage is up to 222GB. It supports USB OTG.

Battery:

Battery Capacity4000 mAh
TypeLi-ion
User ReplaceableNo
Quick ChargingVOOC, v3.0: 51 % in 30 minutes
USB Type-CAvailable

Oppo Reno 2 has an excellent battery backup of Li-on 4000 mAh. This 4000mAh battery charges quickly using the supplied 20W fast charger. The battery can last for the whole day and can be refilled easily with the help of VOOC fast charging technology v3.0. The phone charges to 47 percent in 30 minutes and 85 percent in an hour. The USB Type-C charger is available. The multitasking and multi-browsing can be done without any issues.

Camera:

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Rear Camera:

Camera SetupQuad
Resolution48 MP f/1.7 Primary Camera
8 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera
13 MP f/2.4 Telephoto (upto Digital Zoom) Camera
2 MP f/2.4, Depth Camera
SensorExmor-RS CMOS Sensor
AutofocusPhase Detection autofocus
Physical ApertureF1.7
Optical Image StabilisationAvailable
FlashDual LED Flash
Image Resolution8000 x 6000 Pixels
SettingsExposure compensation, ISO control
Shooting ModesContinuous Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Camera FeaturesAuto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
Video Recording3840×2160 @ 30 fps, 1920×1080 @ 60 fps

Front Camera:

Camera SetupSingle
Resolution16 MP f/2.0, Wide Angle Primary Camera
Camera TypeSlide
SensorCMOS
Physical ApertureF2.0
FlashScreen flash
Video Recording1920×1080 @ 30 fps

The camera app in this phone is similar to the app in the Oppo Reno 2Z. There is a new feature introduced in this phone is the Sound Focus, which is similar to the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Samsung Zoom Mic features. This camera packs a quad-camera setup which is similar to the Reno 2Z. It also has a selfie pop-up camera.

The rear camera features a 48-megapixel primary sensor with 20x digital zoom along with optical as well as electronic image stabilization. There is also a 13-megapixel telephoto camera and an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera. The fourth sensor on the Reno 2 is a 2-megapixel depth sensor.

The photos taken in the day light are good. Zooming the photo works well in this phone and objects at the distance are easily recognisable. The camera app offers quick shortcuts for 2x and 5x zoom, for which the Reno 2 uses its telephoto camera. In low light, the Reno 2 does a good job of keeping noise under control when using the primary sensor.

The front camera is provided with a 16MP lens which is coupled with a soft screen flash that does not irritate eyes while clicking selfie pictures. Video recording tops out at 4k 30fps for the primary camera and 1080p 30fps for the selfie shooter. Video recorded in low light had a visible shimmer effect.

Network and connectivity:

SIM SizeSIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano
Network Support4G, 3G, 2G
VoLTEAvailable
SIM 14G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 850(band 26)
3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS: Available
EDGE: Available
SIM 24G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 850(band 26)
3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS: Available
EDGE: Available
SAR ValueHead: 1.183 W/kg, Body: 0.780 W/kg
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, MIMO
Wi-Fi FeaturesMobile Hotspot
Bluetooth v5.0
GPSwith A-GPS, Glonass
USB ConnectivityMass storage device, USB charging
NFCAvailable

Oppo Reno 2 has two sim card slots and it supports 4G, 3G, 2G. The SIM tray is positioned on the right, above the power button. Connectivity options such as Wi-Fi 802.11, ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, Mobile Hotspot, Bluetooth, GPS with A-GPS, Glonass, USB Type-C, etc.

Multimedia:

FM RadioAvailable
SoundLoudspeaker, 3.5 mm audio jack
Audio FeaturesDolby Atmos

Oppo Reno 2 has FM Radio and 3.5mm headphone jack at the bottom along with the loudspeaker, primary microphone.

Sensors:

Fingerprint SensorAvailable
Fingerprint Sensor PositionOn-screen
Fingerprint Sensor TypeOptical
Other SensorsLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope

Oppo Reno 2 has optical fingerprint sensors and it is on-screen of the phone. There are other sensors available such as Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope.

Oppo Reno 2 FAQs:

1. What is the price of Oppo Reno 2 in India?

Oppo Reno 2 in India price is Rs. 38,990 for 8GB/256GB

2. Does Oppo Reno 2 supports fast charging?

Yes, Oppo Reno 2 supports fast charging that has 4,000mAh battery backup with VOOC 3.0 charging tech, a 20W fast charger that it can charge up to 50% in just half an hour. 

3. When was Oppo Reno 2 launched in India?

Oppo Reno 2 was launched in India on 20th of September, 2019.

4. Is Oppo Reno 2 water resistant?

No, Oppo Reno 2 is not water resistant nor dust resistant.

5. Does Oppo Reno 2 has hybrid slot?

Yes, Oppo Reno 2 has hybrid slot where you can use it for second SIM or external memory card.