Oppo Reno 2-series launched today, will be available for purchase from 6 September

Oppo Reno 2 sports a quad-camera setup that includes 48 MP+ 13 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP sensor.


Oppo launched its Oppo Reno 2 series today in India at a starting price of Rs 29,990. The Oppo Reno 2 series includes Oppo Reno 2, Oppo Reno 2Z and Oppo Reno 2F.  The three smartphones feature a quad-camera setup at the back. The higher variant Oppo Reno 2 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 SoC and is equipped with 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of storage.

Oppo Reno 2 Series pricing, availability

Oppo Reno 2 comes in one storage variant — 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB storage at a price of Rs 36,990 and will be available on Flipkart on 28 September. Oppo Reno 2Z will come with 8 GB RAM and 256 GB storage, priced at Rs 29,990 and will be available on 6 September on Flipkart. The third variant, Oppo Reno 2F comes with 8 GB RAM and 128 GB of internal storage will be available in November for purchase.

Oppo Reno 2-series launched today, will be available for purchase from 6 September

Oppo Reno 2 is available in 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB variant priced at Rs 36,990. Image: tech2/Sheldon Pinto

Oppo Reno 2 specifications and features

Talking about the highest variant of the lot — Oppo Reno 2 — features a 6.5-inch AMOLED screen, which Oppo calls an E3 Sunlight screen. The display has a 20:9 aspect ratio and features Gorilla Glass 6 on the front and the fifth-generation Gorilla Glass at the back. Powering the Oppo Reno 2 is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 SoC, equipped with 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of storage.

As for optics, at the rear, the Reno 2 sports a quad-camera setup, which includes a 48 MP Sony IMX586 primary sensor with optical and electronic image stabilisation, a 13 MP telephoto sensor, an 8 MP wide-angle lens and a 2  MP mono lens. The camera setup supports 5x hybrid zoom, ultra-dark mode, and ultra steady video. Up front for selfies, the Reno 2 features a 16 MP sensor with a soft flash and comes with an AI beauty mode. Fuelling the Oppo reno 2 is a 4,000 mAH battery with support for VOOC 3.0 fast charging. The Reno 2 also supports NFC, UFS2.1, LTE, and Bluetooth 5.0.

Oppo Reno 2Z, Reno 2F specifications and features

As for the two lower variants — Reno 2Z and Reno 2F — the differentiating factor between the two devices are their chipsets and the on-board storage. While the Oppo Reno 2Z is powered by a MediaTek P90, the Reno 2F features the MediaTek P70. Additionally, both phones feature 8 GB of RAM but the Reno 2Z offers 256 GB storage and the Reno 2F offers 128 GB storage. Surprisingly, there is also a difference in the Bluetooth tech in the two smartphones — Reno 2Z supports Bluetooth 5.0 and Reno 2F offers Bluetooth 4,2.Besides that, both Reno 2Z and Reno 2F feature a 6.53-inch AMOLED display with 5th generation Gorilla Glass for protection on front and back.

In terms of camera too, the overall setup on the Reno 2Z and Reno 2F is the same, that is a quad-camera setup with a 48 MP primary sensor, an 8 MP wide-angle lens, a 2 MP mono lens, and a 2 MP portrait lens. However, the difference here is the sensor used for the primary camera and the video modes in the camera. The Reno 2Z's camera uses a Sony IMX 586 sensor and offers an Ultra Dark mode and an Ultra Steady Video mode, whereas Reno 2F uses Samsung's GM1 sensor and sports the Ultra Mode 2,0. Both Reno 2Z and Reno 2F, however, support electronic image stabilisation. Both Reno 2Z and Reno 2F sport a 16 MP camera for selfies along with an AI beauty mode.