The much-awaited Oppo Reno 8 series smartphones will make their way to India on July 18 at 6 PM IST. The phones have already been launched in the Chinese market. The Reno 8 series will include the Oppo Reno 8 Pro – housing the MediaTek Dimensity 8100-Max chipset – and the Oppo Reno 8 – powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 1300 SoC. The company confirmed that these MediaTek chipsets will feature in their upcoming phones today.
Oppo Reno 8 Pro and Oppo Reno 8: What We Know
The Oppo Reno 8 Pro is the older sibling of the vanilla Reno 8 and packs the MediaTek Dimensity 8100-Max SoC fabricated on a 5nm process. Oppo states that this chipset delivers a 25 per cent improvement in CPU efficiency compared to 6nm Dimensity chips. According to Oppo, the Reno 8 Pro’s Dimensity 8100-Max chip boasts a 12 per cent CPU performance improvement over the Reno 7 Pro’s Dimensity 1200-Max SoC. The company also stated that the power efficiency is up by 50 per cent on the Dimensity 8100-Max compared to the Dimensity 1200-Max.
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The Dimensity 8100-Max is an octa-core SoC with a peak CPU clock speed of 2.85 GHz. It features the Mali-G610 GPU with a 20 per cent speed boost over the Dimensity 8000.
The Oppo Reno 8, on the other hand, will be powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 1300 SoC which is fabricated on a 6nm process. This is quite an upgrade over the Reno 7 which was powered by the Dimensity 900 chip. The octa-core SoC boasts a 3 GHz Cortex A-78 ‘ultra-core’ that kicks in during intensive and demanding tasks. According to Oppo, this SoC offers a 40 per cent increase in performance and a 20 per cent improvement in power efficiency over the Dimensity 900 SoC in last year’s model. This SoC is also present in the new OnePlus Nord 2T. Both, the Dimensity 8100-Max and the Dimensity 1300 are 5G-ready SoCs.
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The company also confirmed that both phones will feature a 4,500 mAh battery with 80 W SUPERVOOC fast charging. The company claims that the battery charges up to 50 per cent in just 11 minutes and a 5 minutes charge is enough for 2 hours of gaming.
The company has also upgraded the cooling systems of the Oppo Reno 8 series phones. The Reno 8 Pro comes with Oppo’s Ultra-Conductive Cooling System that adopts graphite to improve cooling by 45 per cent, according to Oppo. The Reno 8 comes with Oppo’s Super-Conductive VC Liquid Cooling System that offers improved cooling when compared to the Oppo Reno 7.