Oppo Reno 4 SE Pros and Cons

Oppo Reno 4 SE Review, Pros and Cons – Oppo needs no introduction if we are talking about some innovative smartphones on the market. We were always impressed with your camera and design. One more member of the Oppo Reno 4 SE smartphone was added to the main Reno 4 family with some subtle differences.

The device is already on sale in China and may reach other countries soon. This device is ready for the future, as it comes equipped with a 5G enabled SoC, in addition to other captivating features. We will now see a detailed review of the Oppo Reno 4 SE.

Oppo Reno 4 SE Review

Highlights

  1. The SuperVOOC 2.0 65W charger is always there to help you in case of a low battery.
  2. Mediatek Dimensity 720 5G will never leave you behind in terms of power and efficiency.
  3. Reno 4 SE features an AMOLED panel that is a major highlight for an excellent multimedia experience.
  4. You don’t have to worry about photography with a 48 MP triple camera module.

Design and Display

Oppo Reno 4 SE comes with a very modern layout, especially talking about the bright gradient two-color design dominated by a square camera module. On the same note, the front panel appears to be quite engaging and attractive due to the minimal bezels next to a small perforated camera. The device is shipped to customers in three typical charming colors such as white, black, and blue.

When we talk about the screen, the AMOLED panel appears with stunning colors and contrasts, along with enhanced brightness of 430 nits. The screen size is 6.43 inches with a magnificent resolution of FHD+. No screen protectors are placed on top of the screen, which is a little disappointing. check out Oppo Reno 4 and 4 Pro smartphone reviews.

Memory and Internal

Under the hood, the smartphone runs ColorOS 7.2 based on Android 10 which offers the user a rich experience through superb customizations, exclusive features although it comes with pre-installed bloatware that undoubtedly degrades the experience a little.

With a modern Mediatek Dimensity 720 5G enabled chipset, the company has everything it takes to take your device’s performance to the next level. In daily use, the chipset works very well even when performing heavy tasks like video editing, games like Call of Duty, and other things. It is a highly efficient SoC manufactured in a 7 nm architecture integrated with the Mali-G57 MC3 GPU.

Now let’s talk about the memory specifications, luckily we have two memory variants options from the company that should give buyers more flexibility to choose the right variant.

RAM is limited to just 8 GB, but there are two internal storage options. The first one is 128 GB and the second one is 256 GB. You get faster application loads and data transfers, as well as decent file opening speed just because of UFS 2.0.

Camera

Now let’s dive into optics, the 48 MP primary sensor looks initially promising for taking sharp, vibrant photos. In addition, the next 8MP ultrawide angle lens offers an interesting perspective, obviously with natural colors and low distortion.

The final sensor is a dedicated 2MP depth sensor to bring out the bokeh effect in portrait photos. We have other features of the Oppo camera itself, such as monochrome video, AI portraits, 4K at 30fps, ultra-stable videos, etc.

Another great thing to consider is the 32 MP camera nestled in the upper left corner that can help you get some crisp, beautiful snapshots. In addition, the phone uses the front camera to support the facial unlock feature, which works even in low light conditions because of the high-resolution lens.

Battery and Others

Regarding the battery, the Li-Po 4300 mAh battery onboard is supported by a 65W charger. So, if you run out of power, this charger can take from 0 to 100 percent in just 36 minutes. To ensure that the phone works more on a single charge, the Oppo incorporates super energy saving mode and also super night standby mode.

An optical fingerprint reader allows you to unlock your device instantly. However, the Reno 4 SE shows the absence of support for external SD card, so you should be satisfied with the internal storage only. As for the price, it is sold in China with a tag of $ 372 (27,000 INR), which is completely satisfactory considering the specifications.

Oppo Reno 4 SE

Oppo Reno 4 SE Specifications Detail

Down below you can see the full specifications of Oppo Reno 4 SE phone.

SpecificationsOppo Reno 4 SE
Network2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
AnnouncedSeptember 2020
Weight169 g
SIMDual SIM
Dimensions160.5 x 73.9 x 7.9 mm
Size6.43 inches
Displaycapacitive touchscreen AMOLED, 16M colors
ProtectionNo
Resolution1080 x 2400 pixels
OSAndroid 10, ColorOS 7.2
ChipsetMediaTek MT6853V Dimensity 720 5G
CPUOcta-core
(2×2.0 GHz Cortex-A76
6×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPUMali-G57 MC3
Card slotNo
RAM8GB
Internal128GB and 256GB
Camera48MP, 8MP and 2MP
Selfie32 MP
3.5 mm jackYes
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band
Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth5.1, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
USB2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
SensorsUnder Display Fingerprint, accelerometer,
gyro, proximity, compass
BatteryLi-Po 4300 mAh
Fast charging 65W
Reverse charging
SuperVOOC 2.0
ColorsBlack, White, and Blue
Expected Price$ 372 (27,000 INR)

Oppo Reno 4 SE Pros and Cons

Down below you can see the list of pros and cons of Oppo Reno 4 SE smartphone.

Pros

  1. 65W SuperVOOC 2.0 fast charging support
  2. Under display fingerprint scanner
  3. 6.43 inches wonderful AMOLED display panel
  4. Decent phone and video quality
  5. 5G enabled devices
  6. ColorOS 7.2 UI based on Android 10

Cons

  1. Without wireless charging support
  2. No external SD card option
  3. Without any gorilla glass protection
  4. The plastic back is not expected at this price tag
  5. Little underperformance with MediaTek SoC compared to Snapdragon

Conclusion

In the end, we are sure that the Oppo Reno 4 SE is one of the best in the Reno family. So there is more reason to like this phone than to criticize because it is powerful and ready for the future. So obviously, you can go ahead if you’re looking for a beautiful design, an amazing camera with 5G enabled device.

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