Oppo launched the Reno series smartphone named Oppo Reno 3 Pro successor to Oppo Reno 2 Pro. Oppo Reno 3 Pro was released in India on March 3, 2020.Oppo Reno 3 Pro is priced at 29,990 Indian Rupees In India @ 8GB + 128GB Base Variant.
Oppo has Made Several Changes In Reno 3 Pro to Stand Out from Reno 2 Pro. They had Improved the Display Quality drastically and Adopted a Full HD+ Resolution Full View Display. Oppo Has Concentrated in the Camera department and Adopted the Quad camera setup with 64MP + 13MP + 8MP +2MP Camera sensors which include Main, Telephoto 20x Zoom sensor and Ultra wide-angle Lens and Depth sensor. This time oppo Reno 3 Pro Sports a Dual Punch hole Or pill Shaped camera Structure With 44MP + 2MP Sensor. Oppo Created a record By Placing Industry’s leading First 44MP Front Camera which is good to see.
Oppo features the Helio Class chip from MediaTek named Helio P95. this chip is made of 12nm LPP (Low Power Plus) FinFet process. this processor is divided into 2 parts; the first part features 2 x A75 High power cores which are clocked at 2.2GHz, The second part features 6 x A55 high powered cores which are clocked at 2.0GHz. it has PowerVR GM9446 GPU to Run the Heavily Graphical Tasks
I will divide the review into pros & cons. let’s see quick specs of Oppo Reno 3 Pro and Jump into the review.
Oppo Reno 3 Pro Specs
- 6.4” FHD+ AMOLED Display
- protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 5, DCI-P3, TuV Rhineland Certified
- MediaTek Helio P95
- PowerVR GM9446 GPU
- Dual Nano Sim
- 8 GB LPDDR4x Ram
- 128 GB Internal Storage, Expandable up to 256 GB Via Micro – SD Card.
- Triple Camera 64 MP, f/1.7, PDAF, 27mm (Main) + 13 MP f/2.4 PDAF, 2x Optical Zoom, 52mm+ 8 MP f/2.2, 13mm (Ultra Wide) + 2MP f/2.4 (Depth)
- 44MP + 2MP front camera
- 4025 mAh battery with 30W fast charging
- Android 10 with Color OS 7 on top
- In-display fingerprint scanner / Volte / Dolby Atmos
- WiFi up to 5 GHz / Bluetooth 5.0/ USB-C
- Game Boost 2.0 / NFC
6.4″ Full HD+ AMOLED screen :
Here in Display Department, Oppo Reno 3 Pro Features an Excellent Full HD 6.4″ AMOLED panel Notchless Edge screen with 405 pixels per inch, the colors are vibrant and enjoyable, viewing angles are also Excellent. There are No issues & problems with screen quality. It is very bright to see in direct sunlight.
Stereo Speaker and Headphone Jack:
In Oppo Reno 3 Pro, oppo Used the traditional Stereo Speaker System and it is Much louder and equal when Compared to Single Speaker System used in Reno 2 Pro. we can see this traditional Stereo Speaker System in Oppo Reno 3 Pro Smartphone also. these speakers are supported by Dolby DTS X Sound technology (Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Atmos) tuned with 7.1 Channel which helps to get clear sound output from the mobile speaker.
Output via the 3.5mm headphone jack, its good with punchy Sound.
Build Quality :
Oppo Reno 3 Pro is Build with a Plastic Frame and Plastic Back & Front of the Device Is Protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 5. There are no issues of creakiness with the build quality. Oppo Reno 3 Pro well built and the bezels are shrunk down to place a 6.4″ Amoled screen.
In-Display Fingerprint scanner:
Oppo Reno 3 Pro Features an In-Display mounted fingerprint sensor which is present on the Bottom Front of the phone. By performance, it is fast and very accurate to recognize the fingerprint of the user.
Oppo Reno 3 Pro has face unlock feature. It works Nice in Normal Conditions Very Quickly and And Securely but in Night Conditions it will work 40% Screen brightness to recognize the user.
Oppo Reno 3 Pro feels A bit Heavy with 6.4″ Screen and 4025 mAh battery equipped. Reno 3 Pro Feels Very Light and weighs 175 Grams.
My Oppo Reno 3 Pro lasted a Full Working day with heavy usage and at the end of the day, I had 25% of charge left in the phone which is good for a 4025 mAH Battery. We got 5 Hours of Sot( Screen on time) on using Mobile data which is good. you will get above 5.7hr Battery life if you use Continuously on WiFi. The ideal drain of Oppo Reno 3 Pro is very low. the 30W Wrap charging makes a difference and charges the 60% of the battery In 25 Min and 100% in 57Min which is Good.
Colour Os 7 Based On Android 10 :
Colour Os 7 present on the Reno 3 Pro is very fast & so fluid, No lags were noticed. It has bloatware majorly games and other apps which are uninstallable. There are some extra features like Dual Apps, Direct video calling feature, Always on Display in this Oxygen Os making Oppo Reno 3 Pro
We cannot get Updates On System Optimization, Security patches and New Android Version upgrades because it is a custom OS. If we get the updates the updates are very slow compared to a stock Android Branding Smartphone.
My Oppo Reno 3 Pro managed to do day to day tasks very well like the Reno 2 Pro Which was Released Last Year. there are no issues and problems with the UI. there are no heating issues with Oppo Reno 3 Pro. It Feels a bit warm In Outdoor Conditions While Recording 4K Videos and Gaming, But From Inside it will be cool Due Cooling System. this Helio P95 Chipset Performance will be Near to SD 730
Coming to Gaming, we played Asphalt 9 & PUBG at the highest graphics setting without lags & frame drops in the game. We had smooth gameplay and does not heat much.
Ram Management :
Ram Management is not well on this Oppo Reno 3 Pro. it features 8 GB ram variants and I did not notice any lags with the 8GB Ram device and there are reloading of apps on this Oppo Reno 3 Pro But After 15Min the Games Are Reloading. Multitasking experience is average.
in Oppo Reno 3 Pro, Out of 128GB Storage, we get 108GB With Google Account Included. We can also expand the storage by using a Micro SD card up to 256GB.
Call Quality :
The Call quality on Oppo Reno 3 Pro is outstanding and there are no issues with cellular call quality. We have taken long calls in a day, and the other party doesn’t complain about call quality. In Reno 3 Pro the Calls are very clear through the Loudspeaker.
Coming to the Camera Department, Oppo Reno 3 Pro features a Quad Camera setup on the back of the device and a Dual camera on the front of the device. they work perfectly in Oppo Reno 3 Pro. let’s divide the cameras and look at the performance of them
1. 64MP Primary Camera: the 64MP main Camera is Awesome and features a Fixed Aperture of F/1.7. The daylight pictures are excellent and contain exquisite details Which are like the natural photo. Exposure is in control with a Decent Dynamic range to take good pictures in good lighting conditions. In low light conditions, the images are clear and Sharp without noise which is good to see. Autofocus is very fast due to laser and PDAF systems.
2. 8MP Ultra Wide Angle Camera: the 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens on Reno 10x Zoom does a good job in good lighting conditions and features a Fixed Aperture of F/2.2. it captures a much wider picture in a 108˚ field of view with good details. exposure is in control with a decent dynamic range. in low lighting conditions, the 8MP Camera Has a Lot of noise.
13MP Telephoto camera:
the 13MP main Camera With OIS is Awesome and features a Fixed Aperture of F/2.4. The Telephoto camera is Good and Zoom in Pictures. In this Smartphone the Pictures are very good with 20x Hybrid Zoom after 20X Zoom it cannot Capture the Details.
Video recording can be done up to 4k@60fps .the video footage has excellent Colours with great sharpness and decent dynamic range. Stabilization is good in 4k@60fps And 1080p FHD recording Due to Electronic Image Stabilization. The video quality in the low night conditions is very good with good Sharpness and Decent Dynamic range Due to night mode. the Telephoto Camera Makes Difference in Video Recording with 2x Lossless Zoom and 20X Hybrid Zoom
Slow Motion Video Recording is Good in 1080P.
Selfie camera :
Reno 3 Pro has a 44MP +2MP Dual selfie camera with a large 1.65 μm pixel size and 80˚ field of view. The camera has a fixed aperture of F/2.4 the Picture quality is good and captures pictures in a Wide view in good lighting conditions it also captures Good lowlight images. AI beautification mode is available. Photos are well detailed and contain a decent dynamic range. In Low Light the front Camera is Not good We can See the Noise.
This Depth-camera can be used to take portraits images from the front which is good.
- Unique Design
- Awesome bright and vibrant AMOLED Display
- Fast and snappy Colour Os7
- Allround camera Performance is Good.
- Fast In-Display Fingerprint Sensor
- Excellent Battery Life with 30W Wrap Charger
- Pill Shaped Large Camera Cutout
- No NFC
- Noise is More in LowLight Conditions in Front Camera’s
- Too Costly For Helio P95
Who can Get Reno 3 Pro SmartPhone view:
if you want a Premium Midrange Phone with Bright AMOLED Full HD+ screen, with Helio P95 processor and 30W Wired fast charging, Dual Punch Hole 44MP Camera, Quad Rear Camera Setup & Colour Os 7 then you can go with Reno 3 Pro. If you want the Same Full-Screen Design Smartphone then
Redmi K20 Pro and if you want better cameras Within a Higher Price Range then
Samsung Galaxy A71 can be your Alternatives to Oppo Reno 3 Pro.