The OPPO Reno series has a new flagship today (November 24, 2022). The 9Pro+ is the OEM’s inaugural Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 smartphone, and is also the latest MariSiicon X augmented device.
The “Dual coreThe system is aimed at portrait photography in the Pro+, the only member of the Reno9 series with 3 rear cameras. The 50 MP main sensor is yet another Sony 50 MP sensor with 1 micron pixels, OIS and phase detection autofocus, supported complemented by 8 MP ultra-wide-angle and 2 MP depth-sensing lenses.
Despite the Reno9 Pro+’s high-end dual-chip system, the curved 6.7-inch screen lacks Corning Gorilla Glass protection. At least it’s FHD+ OLED, with a refresh rate of up to 120Hz and 800 nits in terms of rated maximum brightness, and a 32MP punch-hole camera for more Dual Core portrait action.
The screen stays on thanks to a 4,700 mAh battery with a new “Lifespanversion of OPPO’s 80W SuperVOOC charging technology that’s also compatible with USB-PD and QC 3.0 speeds. However, the most interesting upgrade is probably the jump to 16GB SKUs in a sub-flagship mobile device successor.
There are only 2, with either 256GB or 512GB of UFS 3.1 internal storage. They are priced at 3,999 to 4,399 yuan (~ US$537-591). They are now available for pre-order in their refined AG glass design and in 3 color options through OPPO’s Chinese sales channels.