The Oppo Reno 2 on TENAA.TENAA

Oppo confirmed last week that it was launching the Oppo Reno 2 series later this month, including a 20X zoom variant. Now, with a week to go until the launch event, the firm has decided to detail the standard Oppo Reno 2.

The standard Oppo Reno 2 will be the first device to pack a Snapdragon 730G chipset, positioned as a gaming-focused chipset. Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 730G is essentially a slightly faster version of the standard Snapdragon 730, offering 15 percent better GPU performance due to a clock speed boost.

Qualcomm’s chipset also offers anti-cheat extensions, a “Jank Reducer” to reduce in-game stutter, a Wi-Fi latency manager, and HDR gaming support. Oppo is also tossing in its Frame and Touch Boost technology.

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Look elsewhere on the spec sheet and you’ll find similarly impressive features, such as 8GB of RAM, 256GB of storage (it’s unclear whether this is fixed or expandable), and a 4,000mAh battery with VOOC 3.0 charging.

The Oppo Reno 2 will also offer a 6.55-inch OLED screen with a 93.1 percent screen/body ratio, suggesting that the SharkFin selfie pop-up camera is present on the standard model too (much like the original Reno). You’ve also got third-generation in-display fingerprint tech here — hopefully it’s faster and more accurate than previous in-display fingerprint options.

Read: Oppo Reno 10x Zoom Edition review — A serious Huawei P30 Pro rival

Oppo hasn’t revealed any other Reno 2 specs, such as camera details, but a TENAA filing seems to show a Reno device along with images (seen in the featured image). The filing reveals a 48MP+13MP+8MP+2MP rear camera combo, a 16MP selfie camera, 2x zoom capabilities, a 2,400 x 1,080 display resolution, and a 3.5mm port.

We don’t know pricing just yet, so we’ll likely have to wait until August 28 for more Oppo Reno 2 series details. Nevertheless, it already looks like a decent upgrade over the original Oppo Reno, which served up a Snapdragon 710 processor and a 3,765mAh battery. What would you like to see from Oppo? Let us know in the comments!

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