Oppo Reno 8 and 8 Pro: OnePlus wine in a new bottle?


20-07-2022 • 34 mins

Why is Oppo making strange choices with its flagship Reno series?

Gadgets 360 reviews editor Roydon Cerejo and senior reviewer Sheldon Pinto join Orbital host Akhil Arora to discuss the Reno 8 and Reno 8 Pro.

We talk about the heavy similarities with OnePlus 10R and Nord 2T — both share a parent company — the bewildering omissions vis-à-vis the OnePlus phones, and the design decisions that suggest little consistency.

Read: Oppo Reno 8 Pro first impressions

Along the way, we touch upon the two other launches — the Oppo Pad Air tablet, and the Oppo Enco X2 TWS earbuds — and Oppo’s reluctance to enter India’s premium smartphone segment that its sister companies have embraced.

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  • Intro (00:00)
  • Hello Reno (00:24)
  • What’s new (05:11)
  • vs OnePlus (08:22)
  • Software and more (14:45)
  • The competition (20:03)
  • Pad Air and Enco X2 (29:07)
  • Outro (31:44)

Cover: Sheldon Pinto/Gadgets 360. Photo credits: Pinto/Gadgets 360, Oppo.