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OnePlus 7 Pro Vs Oppo Reno 10x Zoom: VFM flagships compared

OnePlus has upheld the tradition of fitting its smartphones with the best available hardware, and the OnePlus 7 Pro (review) is no different. For a while now, the company has been threatening the high-end flagship with its value proposition and offering more or less similar phones at much lower prices. However, the company is now facing some serious clapback from Chinese rival OPPO. OPPO’s latest – the Reno 10x Zoom Edition brings almost everything that the 7 Pro offers, for a cheaper price. To find which one offers you better value for your money, read on.

OnePlus 7 Pro Vs Oppo Reno 10x Zoom Edition Price in India

OnePlus flagships are no longer as affordable as before. The OnePlus 7 Pro prices start at Rs 48,999 for the 6GB + 128GB variant, the 8GB + 256GB variant is priced at Rs 52,999, while the top of the line 12GB + 256GB variant is priced at Rs 57,999.

The OPPO Reno 10x Zoom is more affordable than the OnePlus 7 Pro. Prices start at Rs 39,990 for the 6GB + 128GB variant, while the 8GB + 128GB model retails at Rs 49,990. It is worth noting that Reno 10x Zoom Edition offers a maximum RAM option of 8GB, as opposed to 12GB on the OnePlus 7 Pro.

OnePlus 7 Pro Vs Oppo Reno 10x Zoom Edition specifications

The OnePlus 7 Pro features a large 6.67-inch curved Fluid AMOLED display that offers a resolution of 3,120 x 1,440p and an aspect ratio of 19:5:9. Meanwhile, the OPPO Reno 10x Zoom Edition comes equipped with a 6.6-inch panoramic FHD+ display with an aspect ratio of 19:5:9.

Both the smartphones come equipped with under display fingerprint sensors. It is worth noting that OPPO offers Gorilla Glass 6 protection, while the OnePlus 7 Pro comes with a Gorilla Glass 5. The OnePlus 7 Pro’s display has received accolades for overall quality and characteristics like the 90Hz refresh rate and HDR10+. The OPPO Reno 10x Zoom Edition in comparison offers a regular 60Hz refresh rate and TUV Rheinland eye protection certificate.

The OnePlus 7 Pro and the OPPO Reno 10x Zoom Edition both are powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset with Adreno 640 on the graphics front. As mentioned earlier, the OPPO Reno 10x Zoom Edition offers a maximum RAM of 8GB while the OnePlus 7 Pro offers a staggering 12GB RAM option. On the software front, both the OnePlus 7 Pro and Reno 10x Zoom Edition run Android 9.0 Pie, overlaid with OxygenOS and ColorOS respectively. OxygenOS however brings more of a stock Android experience to the mix, with the promise of frequent updates.

 

On the camera front, the OnePlus 7 Pro gets a triple rear camera setup with a 48MP primary camera, 8MP telephoto sensor (3x lossless zoom), and 16MP 117-degree ultra-wide sensor. The impressive hardware is further complemented by the Nightscape mode and an UltraShot algorithm.

On the other hand, the OPPO Reno 10x Zoom Edition is fitted with a triple rear camera setup consisting of a 48MP primary Sony IMX586 sensor, 13MP 10x hybrid optical zoom telephoto lens, and an 8MP 120-degree Ultra Wide Lens. Needless to say, the highlight of the Reno is the 10x lossless zoom camera. It also comes with Ultra Night Mode 2.0.

Coming to the front cameras, the OPPO Reno 10x Zoom Edition features a unique shark-fin module housing the 16MP front camera, front-facing soft light and rear-facing flash. OPPO says the module can be used up to 200,000 times. It features fall detection as well, retracting the camera when the phone is in free fall. The OnePlus 7 Pro features a more standard pop-up selfie camera in comparison, with 16MP resolution. The module can be used 300,000 times according to OnePlus, and also features smart drop protection, just like the Reno 10x Zoom Edition.

Batteries play an important role, especially when the smartphone in question pack a ton of processing prowess. OnePlus 7 Pro comes with a 4000mAh battery while the Reno is backed by a 4065mAh battery. Despite the lower battery capacity. OnePlus takes the lead with a faster 30W Warp charging support as opposed to 20W VOOC 3.0 charging on the OPPO model.

Closing thoughts

Clearly, the OnePlus 7 Pro is facing a lot of heat from the OPPO Reno 10x Zoom Edition. While the former dazzles with its gorgeous 90Hz display, Warp Charging and frequently-updated Oxygen OS, the Reno 10x Zoom Edition brings an impressive telephoto lens, futuristic shark-fin selfie camera and more affordable price to the mix. If you’re a power user, the OnePlus 7 Pro is your best bet, but if an affordable flagship with all the trimmings is what you’re after, look no further than the OPPO Reno 10x Zoom Edition.

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