The launch of the Oppo Reno 8 series is scheduled for May 23, the Chinese company said in an invitation on Monday. The series is expected to include the regular Oppo Reno 8 as well as the Reno 8 Pro and Reno 8 SE. The Reno 8 Lite is also expected to be part of the series, but it may be limited to some markets initially. Among other models, the Reno 8 is expected to ship with the new Qualcomm Snapdragon SoC, which is rumored to be Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 and will debut on May 20. The Reno 8 SE, on the other hand, has a MediaTek Dimensity SoC.
Launch of the Oppo Reno 8 series
The launch of the Oppo Reno 8 series will take place at 19:00 CST Asia (16:30 IST) on May 23, according to the invitation. published on Weibo. It doesn’t give any further details.
However, if we look at the rumors, the Oppo Reno 8 series is expected to include the Reno 8 as well as the Reno 8 Pro and Reno 8 SE. The new phones will be the successors to the Reno 7 series, which was launched in China last November and includes the Reno 7 5G, Reno 7 Pro 5G, and Reno 7 SE 5G. The Reno 7 5G and Reno 7 Pro 5G also debuted in India in February, but with a list of differences from the series launched in China.
While Oppo has yet to officially confirm the launch of the Reno 8 series in India, it is speculated that the regular Reno 8 will at least debut in the country by the end of June.
In addition to the Reno 8, Reno 8 Pro, and Reno 8 SE, the new smartphone series may also have the Reno 8 Lite as the new affordable Reno phone, which will only be available in Europe initially. Rumor has it that it bears a strong resemblance to the Reno 7 Lite 5G, including a similar design.
Oppo Reno 8 Specifications (Expected)
Oppo Reno 8 is rumored to feature a 6.62-inch Full HD+ E4 OLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate. The phone is also reported to feature Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 SoC, which Qualcomm is expected to unveil on May 20. Additionally, the Reno 8 is speculated to have an in-display fingerprint sensor and a 4,500mAh battery with support for 80W fast charging. .
Oppo Reno 8 Pro Specifications (Expected)
The Oppo Reno 8 Pro is rumored to feature a 6.7-inch Full HD+ OLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate. The Pro model is speculated to have an octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 8100-Max SoC. It is also rumored to feature the same 4,500mAh battery with support for 80W fast charging that is speculated to be part of the Reno 8.
Oppo Reno 8 SE Specifications (Expected)
According to a recent report, the Oppo Reno 8 SE will run Android 12 out of the box and come with a 6.43-inch Full HD+ display. The phone is also reported to be powered by an octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 1300 SoC and comes with 6GB and 8GB of RAM. It is also speculated that it will come with a triple rear camera setup that could include a 50MP main sensor and a 32MP selfie camera. The Reno 8 SE is also rumored to have a 4,500mAh battery with support for 80W fast charging – just like the rumored Reno 8 and Reno 8 Pro.
Oppo Reno 8 Lite Specifications (Expected)
The Oppo Reno 8 Lite is said to feature a 6.43-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display and an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 SoC. The phone can also offer a triple rear camera setup with a 64MP primary sensor. The Reno 8 Lite is also rumored to have a 16MP selfie camera on the front and a 4500mAh battery with support for 33W fast charging.