So, it wasn’t a surprise when the news broke that Oppo was launched a new smartphone, the Reno3 Pro, with a 44MP dual punch-hole selfie camera. According to Oppo, the Reno3 Pro is the world’s first 44MP dual punch-hole camera phone.
The smartphone launched in India on March 2 and is expected to be released in some African countries in the coming weeks.
Before we look at the 44MP dual punch-hole camera setup on the smartphone, let’s take a look at its other features and specifications.
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The Oppo Reno 3 Pro runs ColorOS 7 that is based on Android 10, and it offers every Android 10 feature, including Dark Mode, which you can simply enable straight out of the system settings of your Oppo Reno 3Pro.
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Quad Rear Camera
A 64-megapixel f/1.7 aperture main lens, a 13-megapixel f/2.4 telephoto lens, an 8-megapixel f/2.2 ultra-wide lens, and a 2-megapixel f/2.4 aperture mono lens make up the quad rear camera setup of the Oppo Reno 3 Pro. It is also backed with an HDR, panorama flash LED for low-light photography.
When these cameras are working together, they are able to produce 0.6x wide-angle shots, 2x optical zoom, 5x hybrid zoom, and 20x digital zoom
Oppo launched two models of the Oppo Reno 3 Pro. The first comes with an 8GB RAM and an internal storage space of 128GB. The second model is also an 8GB RAM smartphone but comes with a much bigger internal memory space (256GB).
44MP Dual Punch-Hole Camera
I have always wondered why selfie cameras on smartphones rarely come with cameras with high megapixels like rear shooters since they are the most used (for quick selfies, video calls and conferencing, etc.).
Oppo’s introduction of the 44MP dual-hole camera means one thing: more smartphone brands will start paying attention to front camera technology.
The 44MP camera on the Oppo Reno 3 Pro is backed by a 2-megapixel sensor that comes with a depth-of-field sensor, a feature you only find on digital cameras, and rear cameras of certain smartphones.
This smartphone launched in India for 29,990 rupees ($394), and also sells on Amazon India and Flipkart for the same prices. This is a fair price for a smartphone coming with 6 camera lenses.
However, as we have seen with other smartphones in the past that have launched elsewhere, we expect the Oppo Reno3 Pro to cost more here, in Africa
Oppo Reno3 Pro: Key Specification
- Storage: 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM
- Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 4025 mAh battery
- Display: 6.4 inches, 101.8 cm2 (~87.4% screen-to-body ratio)
- Rear Camera: 64 MP, f/1.7, 27mm (wide), 13 MP, f/2.4, 52mm (telephoto), 2x optical zoom, 8 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 2 MP B/W, f/2.4, (depth)
- Front Camera: 44 MP, f/2.4, 26mm (wide), 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
- Operating System: Android 10.0; ColorOS 7
- Colors: Auroral Blue, Midnight Black, Sky White
What do you think about the dual punch-hole cameras on this smartphone? Is it something you’ll like to see other brands introduce? Let’s talk in the comment section.