Oppo Reno 8 5G unboxing and first impressions

Oppo is planning to launch the Reno 8 series in the Kenyan market on Tuesday, 25 October 2022. The Reno8 series comprises of the Reno8 5G and the Reno8 4G.

Out of the box

The phone comes with.

  • Protective case
  • Charging brick
  • USB cable
  • Sim ejector pin
  • Warranty & user guide documents

The OPPO Reno8 5G features a MediaTek Dimensity 1300 5G-integrated SoC coupled with a 90Hz refresh rate to ensure smooth performance. When it comes to the cameras, the Reno 8 has a triple camera setup at the back which comprises of a 50 MP, 8MP ultrawide and 2MP macro, at the front it packs a 32MP selfie camera. Reno8 5G comes with dual Sony Flagship Sensors and several AI-enhanced imaging features such as Ultra Night Video and Night Portrait for that perfect photo.

The Reno 8 5G packs a 4500mAh battery, an 80W SUPERVOOC flash charge ensures that one is able to charge from 0-100% in about 30 minutes. The Super-Conductive Vapor Chamber (VC) Liquide Cooling System significantly improves heat dissipation ensuring that the battery remains cool.

Oppo Reno 8 5G Specifications

Network: GSM / HSPA / LTE/5G
Body dimensions: 6.32 x 2.89 x 0.30 inches
Build: Glass front (Gorilla Glass 5), plastic back, plastic frame
Screen size: 6.4 inches
Resolution: 1080 x 2400 pixels
OS: Android 12
Chipset: MediaTek Dimensity 1300 (6 nm)
CPU: Octa-core (1×3.0 GHz Cortex-A78 & 3×2.6 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU: Mali-G77 MC9
Internal storage: 256 GB
Main camera:  50 MP (wide), 8 MP (depth), 2 MP (macro)
Selfie camera: Single 32 MP
USB: USB Type-C 2.0
Battery type: Li-Po 4500 mAh, non-removable
Charging: Fast charging 80W, 1-50% in 11 min, 1-100% in 28 min
Colors: Shimmer Gold, Shimmer Black