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OPPO drops new Reno8 Series in Malaysia; price starts from RM 2,399

OPPO has officially launched the latest Reno Series smartphone — the OPPO Reno8 Series 5G, Reno8 and Reno8 Pro — in Malaysia today. The official price for Reno8 5G and Reno8 Pro 5G will be at RM 2,399 and RM 3,499 respectively. 

Spearheading the series is Reno8 Pro, which is equipped with MariSilicon X, an OPPO self-developed, dedicated imaging NPU. The NPU chip is capable to deliver impressive low light photos and 4K videos. Both Reno8 Pro 5G and Reno8 5G feature an upgraded Dual Sony Flagship Sensors — the IMX709 for the front camera and the IMX766 for the rear camera.

As for the design for Reno8 Series, it is using the Streamlined Unibody Design for the first time. It requires to use OPPO’s special high-temperature, high-pressure hot forging process, so the camera casing and the back cover of the mobile phone are seamlessly integrated. The new design also helps to prevent dust from getting trapped around the camera area. 

For the display, Reno8 5G is packing a 6.4-inch AMOLED display and 90Hz refresh rate while Reno8 Pro 5G features a 6.7″ Ultra-Clear AMOLED display, supporting 1 billion colors, and 120Hz refresh rate. The display on Reno8 Pro 5G also has HDR10+, SGS Low Motion Blur and SGS Low Blue Light certified as well as HD & HDR certified for Amazon and Netflix. 

The Reno8 5G comes with a 7.67mm in thickness and 179g in weight and is available in two trendy colors — Shimmer Gold and Shimmer Black. As for the Reno8 Pro 5G, it is measuring at just 7.34 mm in thickness, and weighing just 183 g. It will be available in two new stunning color finishes – Glazed Green and Glazed Black. 

Powering the devices are MediaTek Dimensity 1300 5G with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of ROM for Reno8 5G and MediaTek Dimensity 8100-MAX with 12GB of RAM and 256GB of ROM storage for Reno8 Pro 5G. To maintain a cool performance, Reno8 Pro 5G comes equipped with Ultra-Conductive Cooling System while Reno8 5G comes with Super-Conductive Vapor Chamber (VC) Liquid Cooling System.

Both device runs a 4500mAh battery and support’s OPPO’s proprietary super-fast 80W SUPERVOOC. They are also paired with Battery Health Engine so battery lifespan can be extended up to 1600 charge/discharge cycles, or roughly four years of average use – double the current industry standard. Together with the inclusion of OPPO’s 5-Layer Charging Protection, both devices have passed TÜV Rheinland’s Safe Fast-Charge System Certification in recognition of its outstanding overall safety performance.

Both device will be running ColorOS 12.1 with Android 12 out of the box.

Market Availability

Pre-orders of the OPPO Reno8 Series 5G will begin from 21st July 2022 until 29th July 2022. Pre-ordered purchases are entitled to free gifts worth up to RM1,486! Free gifts include an exclusive Reno8 Series giftbox worth RM 399, OPPO Care 1-Year Screen Damage Protection worth RM 199 and My OPPO Members Privilege up to RM 888.

On top of that, customers who purchase the Reno8 Series 5G at MY OPPO Space and OPPO Brand Store will receive an extra Reno8 Series Limited Edition Shopping Bag worth RM89 and exclusive PWP offers with either RM150 off the OPPO Pad Air (4GB+128GB) or RM100 off the OPPO Enco Air2 Pro from today until 31 July. Last but not least, with the additional purchase of an OPPO Pad Air, customers will also receive extra gifts worth RM259!

Pre-orders are available at all My OPPO Space, OPPO Brand Stores, OPPO Official Online Store, Telco Partners, E-comm partners and our Chain-store partners. 

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