Oppo unveiled three new smartphones in the Oppo Reno 2 series- Oppo Reno 2, Oppo Reno 2F and Oppo Reno 2Z. Of these, the Oppo Reno 2Z is the lower series smartphone and Oppo Reno 2 being the premium version. The three smartphones differ in the camera setup, processors, and display quality. For those who love online gaming, Oppo Reno 2Z would be a great choice because of its big display. All the three models are notch-free and come in with a new camera mechanism. While Reno 2 gets a pivot structure camera, the phone is equipped with a centrally placed vertical pop-up camera. Oppo Reno series smartphones primarily focus on the camera quality, thus ensuring to have a great photo experience. Let us have an in-depth review of the Oppo Reno 2Z.
It is quite hard to distinguish the three Oppo Reno 2 smartphones at first glance. However, the Oppo Reno 2Z unique design makes it stand out in the crowd. It features an all-display front with thicker bottom bezels and thin borders on either side. Oppo Reno 2Z boasts 6.53-inches AMOLED display with a pop-up module selfie camera, 19:5:9 aspect ratio, 1080X2340 pixel resolution, and 91.6% screen to body ratio. The power button is on the right while the volume buttons are on the left end. Oppo included an in-display fingerprint scanner which is claimed to faster and accurate than its predecessors.
For the phone, Oppo preferred to include a quad-camera setup with a 48MP primary camera with f/1.7 aperture, 8MP wide-angle sensor with f/2.2 aperture, 2MP depth sensor, and a 2MP monochrome sensor. The primary sensor that is included in the same that is seen in the premium devices like Oppo Realme 5 Pro. The Reno 2Z has a dedicated night mode that can lower the shutter speed further. On the front end, there is a pop-up selfie camera of the 16MP sensor. Selfies come out great as the beautification mode comes enabled by default.
Camera features of the phone include Ultra Dark Mode, Dazzle Color, HDR, Ultra Steady Video and more. As the Oppo Reno 2, even the phone gets 4000mAh battery with the VOOC 3.0 fast-charging capability. Oppo claims that the device can render 2 hours of battery life with just five minutes of charge.
Though the smartphone has a similar design, they vary in terms of hardware specifications. The latest phone is equipped with a MediaTek Helio P90 chipset which works similar to the Qualcomm Snapdragon processors. It is paired with 8GB RAM and 256GB of internal storage. The storage can be expanded further using a microSD slot. As for the software, the device runs on Android 9 Pie that is wrapped under Oppo ColorOS 6.1. Other connectivity options include dual 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 5.0, WiFi, 3.5mm headphone jack and USB-OTG.
The only thing that differentiates the Oppo Reno 2 with the Oppo Reno 2Z is its color variants. It comes in attractive color shades, including Sky White and Luminous Black. The Oppo Reno 2Z price in Dubai, UAE is AED 1553. It is available only in one storage variant- 8 GB RAM and 256GB of internal storage.