Oppo has come a long way. The company started out as a budget brand by offering decent Oppo smartphones at an affordable price. It has launched its Oppo Reno 2 series with the Oppo Reno 2, Reno 2F, and Reno 2Z. In this review, we’ll be focusing on the Oppo Reno 2F. The Reno 2F was launched in India on 29th August 2019 and is currently priced at Rs.23,490. It has a stunning all-screen design, stacks of storage options, and a great camera for the price. It is a slightly cut-down version of the Reno 2 that still boasts your essential needs in a smartphone. Below are the specs and features of this mid-ranger.
Oppo Reno 2F Specifications
|Dimensions||161.8mm x 75.8mm x 8.7mm|
|Colors||Sky White and Lake Green|
|Display Size||6.5 inches (16.5cm)|
|Resolution||2340×1080 pixels at 394 ppi|
|Display Type||Amoled Panoramic Screen|
|Cover Glass||Corning Gorrila Glass 5|
|Touchscreen||Multi-touch, Capacitive Screen|
|Processor||MediaTek MT6771V (P70)|
|Operating System||ColorOS 6.1, based on Android 9|
|Graphics Processing Unit (GPU)||ARM Mali-G72 MP3 900MHz|
|Security||Fingerprint Unlock, Face Unlock|
|Expandable Memory||microSD card, upto 256 GB|
|Memory Card Slot Type||Hybrid slot|
|Fast Charging||3.0 VOOC Flash Charge|
|Charger Type||USB Type-C|
|Megapixels||Rear Camera: 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP|
Front Camera: 16MP
|Aperture||Rear Camera: f/1.7 (48MP), f/2.2 (8MP), f/2.4 (2MP), f/2.4 (2MP) |
Front Camera: f/2.0 (16MP)
|Lens Quantity||Rear Camera: 6P|
Front Camera: 5P
|Video||Rear Camera: Supports up to 1080P @30fps, 720P@30fps|
Front Camera: 1080P/720P@30fps
|Features||Rear Camera: Photo, video, professional mode, panorama, portrait bokeh, ultra night mode, HDR, time-lapse photography, slow motion |
Front Camera: Panorama mode, Portrait mode, AI beauty mode
|Network and Connectivity|
|SIM||Dual Nano SIM with 2G/3G/4G support|
|Wi-Fi||WLAN Function: 2.4/5GHz 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac|
WCDMA: Bands 1/5/8
FDD-LTE: Bands 1/3/5/8
TDD-LTE: Bands 38/40/41
|Headphone Jack||3.5mm headphone jack|
|Supported Multimedia||AAC, AMR, AAC+, FLAC, MIDI, MP3, APE, OGG, WMA and WAV|
|Ports||USB Type-C port|
3.5mm headphone jack port
|In the box accessories||OPPO Reno 2F|
Micro USB Cable
Important Info. Booklet with Warranty Card
Quick Start Guide
SIM Card Tool
Protective Film, pre-applied Case
The battery protection film is included in the packing list
Design & Dimensions
Oppo Reno 2F feels premium with excellent build quality. It is one of the beautifully designed device in the mid range smartphone market. It upholds a similar design as that of Oppo Reno 2. It comes in two exciting colors like Sky White and Lake Green. It has a shiny plastic back panel. The 3D glass design makes it comfortable to hold. At the back, the cameras are stacked vertically at the centre and there is a tiny ceramic dot above the cameras to protect them from scratches. Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protects the phone. There is an Oppo strip placed below the cameras at the back. The front camera has a pop up mechanism and therefore the screen is notchless.
The phone measures 161.8mm x 75.8mm x 8.7mm and weighs about 195 grams. On the left is where you can find the volume rocker, while the dual SIM tray and the power button are all on the right side. The power button is highlighted with a green strip. You won’t have a problem using these buttons, they are all easy to reach. The bottom houses the 3.5mm headphone jack, microphone, USB-C port and a single downward-firing speaker whose audio quality is really pleasant. There are no distortions even when set at the maximum volume. Overall, the design seems to be very pleasing.
Oppo Reno 2F has a huge 6.5 inch notchless display with AMOLED Panoramic screen. The display is great having a resolution of 2340×1080 pixels at 394 ppi. The capacitive multitouch display has an aspect ratio of 19.5:5 and screen to body ratio of 91.1%. The screen supports a maximum brightness of 340 nits which allows us to use it under direct sunlight. The phone is bezel-free, and so, you get an immersive display too. The screen sports a contrast ratio of 60000:1 and good in reproducing colors. The screen comes with pre applied protective film.
Hardware & Performance
Oppo Reno 2F is powered by MediaTek MT6771V (P70) processor which is a huge plus as it supports smooth and flawless functioning of the device. With this processor, the performance is reliable and efficient. It also supports mobile-gaming and has been developed to remove any kind of latency that might come with extended periods of gaming. To support gaming it uses ARM Mali-G72 MP3 GPU with a frequency of 900MHz The Oppo Reno 2F runs ColorOS 6,1 based on Android Pie. The app arrangement is just similar. We are of course getting Google apps out of the box and also some OPPO apps like Game Space, Game Center, Clone Phone, Opera News, Opera. The device executes basic tasks really well, no lags or anything whether you’re browsing through social media, taking photos, navigation etc.
Oppo Reno 2F comes with 8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. The internal memory can be further expanded upto 256GB with a microSD card. But there is no dedicated microSD card slot in Oppo Reno 2F, it has only hybrid slot. For security purposes, the phone sports finger print unlock and face unlock which are fast and secure.
Oppo Reno 2F is powered by a 4000mAh battery that will easily get you through a full day. It also supports 3.0 VOOC fast charging and charging the battery from 0-100% takes around 1 hour, and it is impressive. It charges up to 51% charge in as little as 30 minutes. The overall battery performance is also quite good. The battery charging is provided via an USB Type-C cable. This smartphone does not support wireless charging feature.
The Oppo Reno 2F has a quad camera setup at its rear with a 48MP Ultra-clear Main Camera, 8MP Wide Angle Lens, 2MP Mono Lens, and 2MP Portrait Lens. The rear camera has apertures of f/1.7, f/2.2, f/2.4 and f/2.4 respectively. The main camera makes use of the 6P lens to capture quality images. It takes 12MP shots in good lighting conditions. The Reno 2F is equipped with the most powerful night mode and it is powered by multi-frame noise reduction and high dynamic range (HDR) imaging. With Portrait bokeh you can easily adjust the level of blur before taking your shot to quickly bring the subject of your photo into focus.
HDR mode effectively reduces brightness in over illuminated areas. The phone supports ultra wide angle video and supports recording up to 1080P @30fps and 720P@30fps. The other camera features include professional mode, panorama, time-lapse photography and slow motion. The device also has a smart video editor, Soloop, that automatically adds music to match with the timing and transitions of your footage.
On the front, Oppo Reno 2F has the single 16MP camera with an f/2.0 aperture working on a pop up mechanism. This camera pops out pretty quickly (OPPO claims it does that in 0.7 seconds) and it has cool lighting effects around it. It also doubles as part of the facial recognition system where it pops out to recognize your face to unlock your phone. The enhanced free fall protection of the selfie camera senses when your phone is dropped and promptly retracts the camera.
It has 5P lens and the photos from the selfie camera are pretty decent, well if you remove the skin smoothing filter of course. It still has an over-zealous exposure compensation slider (which is common in Android phones) where they tend to take brighter photos than they should. Most people will be okay with the selfie camera quality from this phone. It supports 1080P video recording @30fps and 720P video recording @30fps.
Network & Connectivity
Oppo Reno 2F supports dual nano SIM cards with 2G/3G/4G networks. It supports WLAN operating at 2.4/5GHz 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac and bluetooth 4.2 version. It has Built-in GPS/A-GPS/Beidou/Glonass positioning and supports USB OTG and Near Field Communication (NFC). It supports bands like GSM (850/900/1800/1900MHz), WCDMA (Bands 1/5/8), FDD LTE (Bands 1/3/5/8) and TDD LTE (Bands 38/40/41). It allows wifi calling too.
Oppo Reno 2F supports multimedia in AAC, AMR, AAC+, FLAC, MIDI, MP3, APE, OGG, WMA and WAV formats. The loudspeaker is quite loud and it is a dual speaker setup. It also has Dolby Atmos sound processing which makes sound more immersive. The phone has a 3.5mm headphone jack and FM radio as the options providing entertainment. The call quality is good in this device.
Sensors such as Fingerprint reader, Gyro-meter, E-Compass, Hall Sensor, Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, G-sensor/Acceleration Sensors are embedded within this smartphone. It has USB-C port for charging and data transfer and 3.5mm headphone jack for connecting headphones. The Oppo Reno 2F package consists of Oppo Reno 2F, Adapter, Headset , Micro USB Cable, Important Info., Booklet with Warranty Card, Quick Start Guide, SIM Card Tool, Protective Film and pre-applied Case. The battery protection film is included in the packing list. With all the above mentioned features and specifications, Oppo Reno 2F adds value in terms of its brand and it brings scale and technology to our existing smartphone strengths.
Oppo Reno 2F Verdict
The device actually has a very good gaming performance and you can use it to play all kinds of heavy games in utter ease. No doubt, it was the magic of Mediatek Helio P70 processor which is octa-core in nature and has amazing performance. The powerful 8GB RAM which again is good enough for most of the tasks. So whether you play games or do multitasking, this smartphone doesn’t lag. The camera is good enough for image enhancements. The smartphone has all the features including powerful battery with fast charging support, great storage sand immersive display. There is no major drawback except for the hybrid slot. The phone seems to be really great with the best mid range phone features and specs. Overall, yes the Oppo Reno 2F is worth buying. This is a smooth operating smartphone and its purchase won’t be a waste. Buy it for all the good aspects.
Oppo Reno 2F FAQs:
What is Oppo Reno 2F price in India?
Oppo Reno 2F price in India is Rs.23,490 for its 8GB/128GB lonesome variant.
When was Oppo Reno 2F launched in India?
Oppo Reno 2F was launched in India on 29th August 2019.
Does Oppo Reno 2F support Rear fingerprint scanner?
No, Oppo Reno 2Z does not support rear fingerprint scanner, instead it supports under screen fingerprint scanner.
What is the display aspect ratio of Oppo Reno 2F?
The display aspect ratio of Oppo Reno 2F is 19.5:5.
Does Oppo Reno 2F support Google Assistant?
Yes, Oppo Reno 2F supports Google Assistant.