The Oppo Reno, 8 series launch, is scheduled for May 23, the Chinese company announced via an invitation on Monday. The series is expected to include the regular Oppo Reno 8, the Reno 8 Pro, and the Reno 8 SE. The Reno 8 Lite is also expected to be part of the series, but it may initially be limited to some markets. Among other models, the Reno 8 is likely to come with Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon SoC, which is rumored to be called the Snapdragon 7 Gen 1, which is scheduled to debut on May 20. The Reno 8 SE, on the other hand, is tipped to have a MediaTek Dimensity SoC.
Oppo Reno 8 Series Launch
The Oppo Reno 8 series launch will take place on May 23 at 7:00 PM CST Asia (4:30 PM IST), according to the invitation on Weibo. It gives no further details.
However, looking at the rumor mill, the Oppo Reno 8 series is expected to include the Reno 8, the Reno 8 Pro, and the Reno 8 SE. The new phones will be the successors of the Reno 7 series launched in China last November and includes the Reno 7 5G, Reno 7 Pro 5G, and the 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 not yet officially confirmed the launch of the Reno 8 series in India, it is believed that the regular Reno 8 will debut in the country at the end of June.
In addition to the Reno 8, Reno 8 Pro, and Reno 8 SE, the new smartphone series may also receive the Reno 8 Lite as a new affordable Reno phone that would initially be limited to Europe. It is rumored to have some major similarities to the Reno 7 Lite 5G, including a similar design.
Oppo Reno 8 specs (expected)
According to the rumor mill, the Oppo Reno 8 will have a 6.62-inch full-HD+ E4 OLED display with a refresh rate of 120 Hz. The phone is also said to be powered by the Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 SoC that Qualcomm is expected to unveil on May 20. Furthermore, the Reno 8 is tipped with an in-display fingerprint sensor and a 4,500 mAh battery with support for 80W fast charging.
Oppo Reno 8 Pro specs (expected)
The Oppo Reno 8 Pro is rumored to have a 6.7-inch full-HD+ OLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate. The Pro model is believed to have an octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 8100-Max SoC. It is also rumored to have the same 4,500mAh battery with 80W fast charging support that is expected to be part of the Reno 8.
Oppo Reno 8 SE specs (expected)
A recent report suggested that the Oppo Reno 8 SE runs Android 12 out-of-the-box and has a 6.43-inch full-HD+ display. The phone is also said to have an octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 1300 SoC and will be available in 6GB and 8GB RAM. It is also tipped to come with a triple rear camera, which could include a 50-megapixel primary sensor and a 32-megapixel selfie camera. The Reno 8 SE is 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 have a 6.43-inch full-HD+ AMOLED display and an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 SoC. The phone may also offer a triple camera setup on the rear, with a 64-megapixel primary sensor. The Reno 8 Lite is also rumored to have a 16MP selfie camera sensor on the front and a 4,500mAh battery with support for 33W fast charging.
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