OPPO discontinues its F-line of smartphones; replaces it with Reno

It seems as though the OPPO F11 and F11 Pro will be the company’s last F series smartphones by Chinese phone-maker OPPO. Recent reports have it that OPPO is looking to do away with the F-series of phones in favor of its new Reno line of smartphones.

91mobiles says that a “reliable source close to the matter” said that the company marked its 10-year anniversary in China, and is looking to make some changes to its lineup. The source also noted that the changes will be reflected in India as well, where the company just marked its 5-year anniversary, and it’s obvious that OPPO is pushing its Reno lineup in Africa and Europe as well.

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So far, the new Reno line already has two devices; the Snapdragon 710-powered OPPO Reno, and the Snapdragon 855-powered OPPO Reno 10X Zoom Edition. A 5G variant of the Reno 10X Zoom is also expected sometime later this year.

OPPO Reno

The OPPO Reno is the more mid-range device. It is powered by a Snapdragon 710 SoC, spots a 6.4-inch full-screen display. The phone sports a dual 48-megapixel + 5-megapixel sensor on the rear and a 16-megapixel selfie shooter on the wedge-shaped pop-up camera.

Other features include a 3,765mAh battery with VOOC 3.0 fast charging tech, ColorOS 6.0 UI, and up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB onboard storage.

OPPO Reno Specifications

Performance
Octa core (2.2 GHz, Dual Core + 1.7 GHz, Hexa Core)
Snapdragon 710
6 GB RAM
Display
6.4 inches (16.26 cm)
1080×2340 px, 403 PPI
AMOLED
Camera
48 MP + 5 MP Dual Primary Cameras
LED Flash
16 MP Front Camera
Battery
3765 mAh
VOOC Charging 3.0
USB Type-C port

OPPO Reno 10X Zoom

The Reno 10X Zoom Edition boasts of 10X hybrid zoom mechanism along with 160mm telephoto lens and 48-megapixel Sony IMX586 sensor. it is powered by Qualcomm’s flagship Snapdragon 855 SoC and features a full-screen design with 6.65-inch AMOLED display and a Shark Fin pop-up selfie module.

The front camera of the phone gets a 16-megapixel shooter for selfies and video calling. The phone runs Android 9 Pie-based ColorOS 6.0 out of the box and houses a 4,065mAh battery with VOOC 3.0 fast charge.

Sources: Android Headlines, 91mobile