This week we're gonna have multiple unboxings today let's kick things off with oppo's Reno 8 pro let me first walk you through the unboxing experience so let's get the box opened up.
First thing we have here is this black insert it houses a safety information booklet a quick start guide sim tool and a transparent soft case next up we get the reno 8 pro itself the back here the design it looks really nice oppo calls this glazed blue there's also a glazed black skew in case you're interested personally i love the clean back and the minimalist design on offer here now the reno 8 pro it does come with a screen protector pre-applied let's go ahead and remove that we then have a usb type a to type c cable in the box followed by an 80 watt super book charger and that's pretty much it for the box contents note but there are some really cool things about this phone that i want to talk about so let's get to it.
Build & Design
The built-in design oppo's done really well this is your typical glass sandwich built with metal to the sides there's a 75 degree curve here around the camera array that kind of makes the whole glass back melt together this is very reminiscent of the curve oppo had on the find x5 pro the entire phone it's very sleek at just 7.3 millimeters of thickness and that's one of the first things you notice when you pick it up apart from the fact that it feels really really light.
Now there is no headphone jack or micro sd card support the reno 8 pro can take dual sims and there's support for 12 5G bands here we also find the primary mic speaker and usb type c port the volume keys are present to the left the accented power key sits to the right and the secondary mic alongside the speaker can be found up top this dual speaker setup can get really loud.
Display & Performance
I was pretty surprised to be honest the panel here it supports HDR with netflix with youtube amazon prime this is a gorilla glass 5 covered 6.7 inch ultra clear amoled display that's what they're calling it so consuming media i mean it was all around a very good experience the reno 8 pro is even solid for gaming the 120 hertz refresh helps the fact that we have solid internals under the hood makes a market difference too the reno 8 pro is powered by mediatek's dementia 8100 max a 5 nanometer soc that oppo claims should offer a substantial boost over what was available on the reno 7 pro
Last gen the games we tried running they ran well to keep the performance sustained opposed upgraded the cooling system on the 8 pro this knob uses ultra conductive aircraft grade graphite over the vapor chamber to help with better heat dissipation the dimension 8100 max soc is paired in with 8 or 12 gigs of lpddr5 ram 256 gigs nof ufs 3.1 storage and all this is backed up by a 4500mah battery now i expect it to be able to last through a day of modded use quite easily but even if you do need to top up the 80 watt superbook charger should be able to get you from 0 to 50 in just 11 minutes oppose also included a battery health engine to control charging current and voltage through real-time monitoring basically what that means is that the battery should not have any major degradation for 1600 discharge cycles if you think about it that's over four years at peak battery performance.
Then talking about years oppo promises two years of android updates and four years of security patches the software here is color os 12.1 built on top of android 12. the user experience felt quite good apps were quick to open and pretty responsive though we've seen a lot of Color OS in the past let's quickly take a look at some highlights you get Air gestures that you can use with youtube videos for example pause and play without touching the screen you can similarly scroll through popular social media apps like facebook, instagram and again youtube with oppo's multi-screen connect you can connect your phone to a laptop and have it open to the side meaning you can quickly check what's happening on your phone without having to look at your phone reply to messages even drag and drop files to and from the phone well all these are great one of the biggest selling points for the reno 8 pro has got to be the cameras we have a triple camera array to the back with the primary being the same sensor as on the flagship oppo find x5 pro the sony imx 766.
This is a 50 megapixel sensor that's paired with an f 1.8 lens my initial impressions it seems to do an excellent job with stills i'm planning on doing a more detailed review down the line on the cameras on this phone and i'll have more to say in that but for now excellent images well detailed with great dynamic range oppo's got the mary silicon x imaging npu on this one it helps with ai noise reduction on 4k video and this part that you're seeing it's straight out of the reno 8 pro it's been shot with it in 4k so how do you think it fares leave a comment down below now the secondary is an 8 megapixel sony imx355 paired with.an f 2.2 lens with a 112 degree field of view and this seems to do a good job too we then have one for macro but moving on to selfies there's a 16 megapixel sony imx 709 again with the mario silicon x that's supposed to help with retaining natural skin tones and since this there is autofocus here you're not limited to one set distance from the camera you can try different framing options like i said because it has autofocus.
That's the reno 8 pro from oppo i'm reviewing pre-launched and i have no idea what they're gonna price it at the moment.
Expecting Oppo Reno8 starts at Rs 29,999 for the 8GB RAM option; while the Reno8 Pro starts at Rs 45,999.