Oppo Reno 8T 5G 8/256GB

KSh50,000

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  • RAM: 8GB
  • Storage: 256 GB
  • Battery: 4800 mAh, 33W
  • Camera: 1080 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP
  • Selfie: 32 MP
  • Display: 6.7 inches, AMOLED, 120Hz
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 5G (6 nm)
  • Connectivity: Dual sim, 4G, Wi-Fi Support
  • Colors: Midnight Black, Sunrise Gold
  • OS: Android 12, ColorOS 12.1

Description

description and features

Brand
Oppo
Model
Oppo Reno8 T 5G
Announced
February, 2023
Released
February, 2023
Operating System
Android 13, ColorOS 13
Chipset
Qualcomm SM6375 Snapdragon 695 5G (6 nm)
CPU Speed
Octa-core (2×2.2 GHz Kryo 660 Gold & 6×1.7 GHz Kryo 660 Silver)
GPU Graphics Processor
Adreno 619
Storage
256GB
RAM
8GB
Card Slot
microSDXC (dedicated slot)
Rear Camera
108 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP
Front Camera
32 MP
Network
GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
Sim Card
Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Weight
171 g (6.03 oz)
Dimensions
162.3 x 74.3 x 7.7 mm (6.39 x 2.93 x 0.30 in)
Screen Resolution
1080 x 2412 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~394 ppi density)
Display Type
AMOLED, 1B colors, 120Hz, 500 nits (typ), 800 nits (HBM), 950 nits (peak)
Display Size
6.7 inches, 108.0 cm2 (~89.6% screen-to-body ratio)
3.5mm jack
No
Bluetooth
5.1, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
GPS
GPS, GALILEO, GLONASS, BDS, QZSS
NFC
Yes
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band
USB
USB Type-C 2.0, OTG
Radio
No
Sensor
Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Battery
Li-Po 4800 mAh, non-removable
Fast Charging
67W wired, PD, 100% in 44 Minutes
Reverse wired
Colors
Midnight Black, Sunrise Gold
Price in Kenya
Ksh 50,000

ELEGANT DESIGN & PREMIUM BUILT

Oppo Reno 8T is an elegant high-end smartphone, boasting a sexy, ergonomic design and premium touch. By every inch a premium handset, it is featherlight at 171g for such size at 162.3 x 74.3 x 7.7 mm.  The featherlight weight combined with its impressive 7.7mm thickness makes it the choice mid-range phone to buy and own in 2023. The corners and edges of the handset and nicely curved, with the sexy touch unmistakable. The curvaceous design and overall appearance of the handset are further complemented by the aesthetics that make it attractive, elegant and outstanding from the competition. Reno 8T 5G is now available in 2 unique choice colours: Black Starlight, and Dawn Gold which gives the handset further acquisitiveness and purpose to stand out from the rest.

OUTSTANDING DISPLAY

The display on the Reno 8T is outstanding, and a key feature that truly defines the high-end phone. It boasts the narrowest bezels compared to other handsets within its price range, with an 89.6% screen-to-body ratio. As the user, you have more access to a larger screen which improves the user experience overall. Oppo Reno 8T 5G has the best 3D curved screen in its retail price range making it visually boundless while at the same time achieving the perfect balance of immersive vision and extreme feel to users.

A high refresh rate of up to 120 Hz refresh rate helps improve smoothness when watching video content and a faster reaction when browsing the internet. Lags are a big turn-off, and it is great to note that Oppo purposed to have no associations with such setbacks. It has the most advanced screen with PWM 2160hz highest eye protection frequency which reduces the harmful blue light preventing eye-related issues and eye fatigue.

Boasting a 6.7-ich, AMOLED Display with 1B colours, 500 nits (typ), 800 nits (HBM), 950 nits (peak) brightness and 1080 x 2412 pixels (~394 ppi density), you will be immediately impressed and immersed in it. The 1 billion colour display makes the screen clearer and images more visible to the user. Reno 8T 5G’s screen the anti-drop feature having undergone various tests to ensure its strength and agility reducing the trouble of changing screens. To further guarantee protection to the immersive display, the handset comes installed with an Asahi Glass AGC DT-Star2 tamper-proof screen protector.

A SUPERIOR, HIGH-PERFORMANCE CAMERA SET-UP

Oppo Reno 8T is as elegant and unique as it is revolutionary. For the first time, Oppo has installed its flagship series device with a billion-level lens. The main camera consists of impressive and high-performance gear consisting of:

  • 108 MP, f/1.7, 24mm (wide), 1/1.67″, 0.64µm, AF primary camera
  • 2 MP, f/3.3, 34mm (microscope) lens
  • 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth) sensor.

The triple camera set-up can capture minute details of images and using AI, provide high-quality output in the snap capture. The LED flash, HDR, and panorama give you the necessary options to pick from whether in a poorly lit environment, need to capture a large picturesque background. The HDR features help improve the overall picture quality by introducing better peak brightness, colour gamut and colour depth.

The main camera on the Reno 8T records high-quality 1080p@30fps videos.  The selfie camera on the other hand features a single, 32 MP, f/2.4, 22mm (wide) lens. HDR and panorama give the user great options to take high-quality, uncompromised selfies and 1080p video recordings. Whether at a corporate function, a social function with family and friends or alone on a long safari away in the wild; flashing out your Oppo Reno 8T to take videos or snapshots is an experience you will always look forward to with much eagerness. With the camera set up, long-distance photos are ultra-clear regardless of the distance. The enlarged and cropped photos are clear too. A badly taken group photo can be tailored to get the perfect single-person picture.

Operating System

Oppo Reno 8T 5G runs on Android 13, ColorOS 13. The handset is powered by a Qualcomm SM6375 Snapdragon 695 5G (6 nm) chipset, which is quite decent by any standards in enabling the optimal running of the device. With an Octa-core (2×2.2 GHz Kryo 660 Gold & 6×1.7 GHz Kryo 660 Silver) CPU and Adreno 619 GPU, the user is assured of efficient performance of the Reno 8T when multitasking, playing games, and streaming videos.

Memory.

To optimize the user experience, Oppo installed 128GB 8GB(+8GB) RAM / 256GB 8GB RAM (inbuilt memory) which is quite sufficient for unlimited downloading and installing useful apps and multi-media content. The dedicated slot for additional memory (MicroSDXC) is well thought, out and a plus on the already reasonable memory space.

Users are guaranteed of great and smooth experience, with a 48-month fluency rating. The dynamic computing engine and 16GB RAM expansion have overall helped in improving the:

  • Start-up speed
  • Multimedia response time has been improved
  • App install time has been improved

OPTIMISED COMMUNICATION CAPABILITIES

For the best audio experience, the Reno device comes loaded with a dual speaker that enables the high-quality audio output when the handset is in speaker mode when communicating, or during the entertainment. The handset is Wifi enabled (Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band). It is Bluetooth enabled (Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band) making it possible to pair with other devices and handsets that have the BT feature. For accurate location and tracking, Reno 8T comes installed with GPS, GALILEO, GLONASS, BDS, and QZSS positioning features. NFC and USB Type C 2.0, OTG enables fast transfer of data. Too bad the device does not have the 3.5mm jack and does not support FM Radio, which is handy in certain circumstances.

NETWORK

Oppo Reno 8T is 5G network enabled. Supporting GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G network technology, it supports 2G, 3G, 4G up to 5G networks. 5G in 2023 is the in-thing, making Reno 8T a must-have as technology advances.  With 5G, the user is assured of super-fast uploading and downloading speeds when handling multi-media files and communicating predominately via the internet.

BATTERY

Powering the handset is a 4,800mAh non-removable battery. It supports fast charging, with a 67W Supervooc wired charger capable of charging 1-100% of the battery in 44 min (2min 10%, 5min 20%, 30min 80%). With 5 minutes of charging, you can use your handset for 5 hours before needing to recharge. It also supports reverse, wired charging.

An efficient Battery Life Engine enables the battery to last twice longer as normal which is over 1600 cycles. As a user, you can be able to monitor the battery life of the phone. You can charge and play games on VOOC because of the high current low voltage technology.

OTHER NOTABLE FEATURES AND FUNCTIONALITIES

  • Auto pixelate- hide sender’s details when sending a screenshot
  • Private safe- put your files in a safe folder that cannot be accessed even when the phone is hacked
  • Smart always on display -control your music preferences even when the phone is locked
  • Screen translate- have no problem with a new language as this feature makes it easier to convert to a language you understand
  • Sticky notes -make changes to the article even from your favourite browser.

PROS AND CONS OF Oppo Reno 8T

Pros

  • 5G-Network enabled
  • Premium design and aesthetics
  • High performance
  • Sufficient inbuild memory with RAM expansion to 16GB (8GB+8GB)
  • Support MicroSD
  • Powerful Camera setup
  • Fast charging support
  • Reverse charging support
  • 1080p resolution display
  • Comes with a screen protector
  • Super Slim and featherlight.

Cons

  • Expensive at Kes 60,000 retail price
  • Does not support 4K Video Recording
  • Not waterproof.

Verdict

Oppo Reno 8T is a great premium smartphone, worth having at that price. Being 5G enabled, with 1080p resolution, Asahi Glass AGC DT-Star2 tamper-proof screen protector, super slim and lightweight, 108MP primary camera and fast charging capabilities make it a great phone to have. I feel slighted however with the lack of 4K video recording for a price at that price and no waterproof certification.

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