Oppo Reno 3 and Oppo Reno 3 Pro were launched on Thursday as the latest smartphones by the Chinese company. Both new Oppo Reno phones come with dual-mode 5G support and sport quad rear cameras. The smartphones also feature a gradient finish. However, apart from the few similarities, the Oppo Reno 3 and Oppo Reno 3 Pro have a a number of differences. While the Oppo Reno 3 comes with a waterdrop-style display notch, the Oppo Reno 3 Pro has a hole-punch display design. The smartphones also have distinct processors.
The Oppo Reno 3 price is set at CNY 3,399 (roughly Rs. 34,600) for the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant, while its 12GB RAM + 128GB storage option is priced at CNY 3,699 (roughly Rs. 37,700). Both models will go on sale in China starting December 31 with Misty White, Moon Night Black, Sunrise Impression, and Blue Starry Night colour options.
In contrast, the Oppo Reno 3 Pro price is set at CNY 3,999 (roughly Rs. 40,700) for the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage option, whereas its 12GB RAM + 256GB storage variant is priced at CNY 4,499 (roughly Rs. 45,800). The phone comes in Misty White, Moon Night Black, Sunrise Impression, and Blue Starry Night colour options. There is also the Oppo Reno 3 Pro Pantone Edition that is priced at Rs. 4,199 (roughly Rs. 42,800) and features a Classic Blue colour option. While the entry-level configuration of the Oppo Reno 3 Pro will go on sale in China starting December 31, its top-end model with 256GB storage and the Pantone Edition variant will be available from January 10.
Details about the global availability and pricing of both the Oppo Reno 3 and Oppo Reno 3 Pro are yet to be revealed.
Oppo Reno 3 and Oppo Reno 3 Pro, both have dual-SIM support and run Android 10 with ColorOS 7. However, the Oppo Reno 3 has a 6.4-inch full-HD+ (1080x2400 pixels) TUV Rheinland-certified display and the waterdrop-style notch design, and the Oppo Reno 3 Pro features a 6.5-inch full-HD+ (1080x2400 pixels) curved AMOLED display with the hole-punch design. Both phones have 20:9 aspect ratio and in-display fingerprint sensor, though.
Under the hood, the Oppo Reno 3 has the octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 1000L 5G SoC, coupled with up to 12GB of RAM. This is unlike the Oppo Reno 3 Pro that comes with the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SoC. However, just like the Reno 3, the Reno 3 Pro also comes with up to 12GB of RAM.
Both the Oppo Reno 3 and Oppo Reno 3 Pro have quad rear cameras, though you'd get different series on image sensors. The Oppo Reno 3 has a 64-megapixel primary sensor and an 8-megapixel secondary sensor with an ultra-wide-angle lens. There is also a monochrome sensor and an additional sensor with a portrait lens. In contrast, the quad rear camera setup of the Oppo Reno 3 Pro includes a 48-megapixel Sony IMX586 as the primary sensor with an f/1.7 lens, alongside an 8-megapixel secondary sensor with an ultra-wide-angle lens. The camera setup also has a 13-megapixel telephoto shooter with 5x hybrid zoom support and a 2-megapixel monochrome sensor with an f/2.4 lens.
For selfies, the Oppo Reno 3 and Oppo Reno 3 Pro both have a 32-megapixel camera at the front.
On the storage front, the Oppo Reno 3 and Oppo Reno 3 Pro, both have 128GB and 256GB onboard storage option. Connectivity support on both phones are also almost similar with 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, and a USB Type-C port. Besides, the phones pack a 4,025mAh battery that supports VOOC 4.0 fast charging technology.
|Model||Reno 3 Pro 5G||Reno 3 5G|
|Release date||December 26, 2019||December 26, 2019|
|Launched in India||No||No|
|Dimensions (mm)||159.40 x 72.40 x 7.70||-|
|Battery capacity (mAh)||4025||4500|
|Colours||Misty White, Moon Night Black, Sunrise Impression, Blue Starry Night||Misty White, Moon Night Black, Sunrise Impression, Blue Starry Night|
|Screen size (inches)||6.50||6.40|
|Resolution||1080x2400 pixels||1080x2400 pixels|
|Protection type||Gorilla Glass||Gorilla Glass|
|Pixels per inch (PPI)||402||-|
|Processor make||Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G||MediaTek|
|Rear camera||48-megapixel (f/1.7) + 13-megapixel (f/2.4) + 8-megapixel (f/2.2) + 2-megapixel (f/2.4)||64-megapixel + 8-megapixel + 2-megapixel + 2-megapixel|
|Front camera||32-megapixel (f/2.4)||32-megapixel|
|Operating system||Android 10||Android 10|
|Skin||ColorOS 7||ColorOS 7|
|Wi-Fi standards supported||802.11 a/b/g/n/ac||802.11 a/b/g/n|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v 5.10||Yes|
|Number of SIMs||2||2|
|Active 4G on both SIM cards||Yes||-|
|Ambient light sensor||Yes||Yes|