Chinese smartphone maker Oppo, part of the BBK conglomerate, has released the Reno8 5G phone which features improved low-light camera and 80 Watt fast SuperVOOC charging capability.
Priced at $999 including GST with an Oppo Watch Free thrown in, the Reno8 5G features a 32 megapixel Sony IMX709 sensor, with red, green, blue and white pixels for the selfie camera; the rear imager uses a Sony 1/1.56" IMX766 sensor, and has 50 Mpixel resolution and 1 um photo diodes.
The rear camera has an f/1.8 aperature lens, with the selfie camera using an f/2.4 part; the Reno 8 5G also has Oppo's 2 Mpixel macro camera.
Video is gyroscope stabilised, and can shoot 4K at 30 frames per second, or up to 120 fps at 1080p.
Oppo built the Reno8 around MediaTek's Dimensity 1300 system on a chip, using a super conductive vapour chamber for liquid cooling of the device.
The Dimensity 1300 SoC is octa-core, and is supported by 8 gigabytes of memory, with 256 GB storage.
A Corning Gorilla Glass 5 covered 6.4-inch AMOLED display with up to 90 Hertz refresh rates and 430-800 nits brightness is included with the Oppo Reno8 5G, and runs at 1080 by 2400 pixel resolution.
Reno8 5G is available in Shimmer Gold and Black colours for the unibody case.