Oppo Set To Come Under Pressure Despite New Reno3
Oppo who are set to come under pressure from TCL Mobile and Xiaomi in 2020 is set to try and use an all new Reno3 smartphone to fight off their challengers despite the device not having the new Snapdragon processor.
Both TCL with an all new Plex smartphone and Xiaomi will have new models on sale at JB Hi Fi next year, up to date the Oppo Reno has struggled up against the Samsung Galaxy and the Apple iPhone and was struggling to attract sales up against the Huawei P30Pro before retailers and carriers dropped the Huawei offering due to security concerns.
Over the weekend images of the new Oppo Reno3 appeared complete with waterdrop notch, a blue power button, and a black frame.
Instead of the traditional US Snapdragon processor from Qualcomm the Chinese’s phone maker is set to be powered by MediaTek ‘s MT6855 processor which will be officially known as the Dimensity 1000L.
The all Chinese made device also has built in the AIDA64 system app.
The new MediaTek processor has four Cortex-A55 cores clocked at 2.0GHz and 4 unknown cores clocked at 2.2GHz.
The device will have 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage.
Up front there is a 6.4-inch FHD+ AMOLED screen, a 64MP primary rear camera paired with an 8MP ultrawide angle camera, a 2MP macro camera, and a 2MP depth sensor.
There will also be a 32MP camera in front for selfies.
OPPO will ship it with a 4025mAh battery and ColorOS 7 based on Android 10, under the screen is an in-display fingerprint scanner.
There is no mention of whether data from the device will be accessed back to data bases in China. In the past Chinese smartphone Companies have claimed that their Australian databases are based in Singapore, what was not revealed is that the Singapore based databases are also mirrored online directly back to China.