Oppo Reno 6 5G


Oppo Reno 6 features and specifications in Kenya

  • RAM: 8 GB
  • Internal Storage: 128 GB
  • Battery: 4300 mAh
  • Main camera: 64MP + 8MP + 2MP
  • Front camera: 32MP
  • Display: 6.43 inch
  • Processor: Mediatek’s Dimensity 900 5G
  • Connectivity: Dual sim, 3G, 4G, 5G
  • Colors: Black, Blue, Aurora, Purple
  • OS: Android 11, ColorOS 11.3
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Oppo Reno 6 5G

The Oppo Reno 6 5G price in Kenya is expected to be around Ksh 58,999. It is available in Black, Blue, Aurora, and Purple colors, depending on the market. Oppo announced the Reno 6 5G smartphone which will succeed the Reno 5 from 2021, January 09. Unlike its predecessor, it will feature a MediaTek MT6877 Dimensity 900 5G chipset and debut with an ultra-slim retro style. The A72 also has a Li-Po 4300 mAh and a Mali-G78 MC4 GPU.

Reno 6 5G specs and price in Kenya

Price Ksh. 58,999
Display 6.43″ inch AMOLED, 90Hz
Processor Mediatek’s Dimensity 900 5G
Sim Card Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Connectivity 4G,5G
OS Android 11, ColorOS 11.1
Storage 128GB
Card Slot up to 256GB (dedicated slot)
Rear Camera 64MP+8MP+2MP
Front Camera 32 MP(wide)
3.5mm Jack Yes
USB Port USB Type-C 3.1
Fingerprint  Under the display, optical
Battery Non-removable Li-Po 4300 mAh
Battery charging 65W | SuperVOOC 2.0
Color Black, Blue, Aurora, Purple

Retro style design

For the design of Oppo Reno 6 5G, Oppo calls it an ultra-slim retro style that also features their signature Reno glow. It Has a smooth matte finish with an iridescent glow that changes colors as light falls on it. The phone is available in stellar black and Aurora color. What you will love about this design is that the panel is fingerprint resistant, which improves the overall appeal of the phone. It has a flat edge design that is reminiscent of the iPhone 12 series design. So yes, the phone feels well built. The back houses a triple camera set up together with an LED flash. How it is laid out may even remind you of the Samsung Galaxy S21. Also, despite the metal build it’s super lightweight weighing only 182 grams, and has a thickness of 7.59 millimeters.

Superb cameras

Moving onto the cameras now the Oppo Reno 6 5G lived up to the brand’s photography-centric reputation. It features an Oppo Reno6 5G main, an 8 MP, f/2.2, 119˚ (ultrawide), 1/4.0″, 1.12µm Ultra wide and 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro). Meanwhile, for selfies, you get a 32 megapixels shooter. The camera UI is typical for ColorOS 11.3. You’ll be able to swipe between portrait night video and photo modes on the viewfinder. Under the “more” section, you’ll find some more options including dual-view video slow-mo, time-lapse, extra HD, movie, pro, macro and so loop templates. In daylight images produced are detailed with vibrant colors and often a balance dynamic range.

With the portrait mode, the background separation is pretty good. Details of the subject are present and are true to its color. Low light shots on the other hand look decent. Details are not that sharp, but they are present. For videos, users can shoot up to 4k videos At 30 frames per second, and the quality has good details and accurate colors. However, it can be a little bit shaky as it’s missing OIS and offers EIS only at 1080p.

90Hz display

Now flipping to its front, Oppo Reno 6 5G has a 6.43 inches flat screen with slim bezels and a quite sizable chin. Located on the left is the volume rocker. On the right, is the power slash lock button. Generally, the buttons are tactile and are easy to reach. Alone at the top is the secondary microphone. While at the bottom are the dual SIM card tray, main microphone, USBC port, and loudspeaker. Unfortunately, there’s no micro SD card slot for this device. Taking a closer look at the screen is a 6.43 inches AMOLED display with Full HD Plus resolution and 90 Hertz refresh rate support. The display is bright enough to use indoors and outdoors with a crisp screen. The colors are vibrant and offer good viewing angles.

The panel also has a punch hole cut out for the selfie camera on the top left side of the screen. The display is highly customizable from night mode and screen color mode to dark mode settings that let you set how dark you want to go. You also get an always-on display with edge lighting to let you know when notifications arrive. When it comes to biometrics and security, you can unlock this device via facial recognition and the in-display fingerprint scanner. But we highly recommend use fingerprint scans that for a higher level of security.

Platform & Performance

Under the hood, Oppo Reno 6 5G is powered by a MediaTek MT6877 Dimensity 900 5G (6 nm) chipset together with a Mali-G78 MC4 GPU, 8 GB of RAM, and 128 GB of internal storage. Day-to-day usage of the Reno 6 5G is pretty impressive. It’s very responsive and multitasking isn’t a problem. The phone is capable of handling the most demanding games with very minimal stutters. Running the software department of Oppo Reno 6 5G is ColorOS 11.3 based on Android 11. It replicates the near-stock Android experience but with extra functionalities. Customization options include changing icon styles, fingerprints style, change fonts, and colors and notification drawer.

Battery and charging

When it comes to the battery, the Oppo Reno 6 5G device gets a Li-Po 4300 mAh capacity with OPPO 65W SuperVOOC 2.0 flash charge. It takes no more than an hour to charge this device using the proprietary 65W SuperVOOC 2.0 charger included in the box. Definitely, the Reno 6 5g can last at least a day. That is if you are not a heavy user.

Final remarks

Oppo has been consistent in upgrading its Reno line of smartphones. The Oppo Reno6 5G is a truly functional 5G smartphone that has established design, and that will surely turn heads around. An excellent display feels premium and has a super camera.

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