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Oppo opens pre-orders for its new Reno3 device in Kenya

Chinese phone maker Oppo has opened pre-orders for its new smartphone device, Oppo Reno3, in the country ahead of the official launch on April 15.

The new device by Oppo is a successor to the Oppo Reno 2 which was launched locally last year.

The device to be unveiled locally by Oppo Kenya boasts of a 48MP, 20x Digital Zoom Camera, a 44MP Front Camera with Ultra Night Selfie Mode and Ultra Steady Video 2.0.

The smartphone also has the firm’s latest ColorOS 7 based on Android 10, with the device upscaling the stiff competition amongst phone manufactures in the photography and operating system spheres.

“Many cutting-edge imaging technologies and design techniques are perfectly fitted into the Reno3, making it a highly competitive and trendy photography smartphone,” said Muthoni Wachira, Oppo Kenya PR and corporate communications manager.

Due to the government directive on social distancing to tame the spread of Covid-19 in the country, pre-orders for the Reno 3 are being made via the Oppo Kenya Facebook Page and will cost Sh39,999.

“We are confident that Reno 3 will carry on the Reno legacy by providing its users with a holistic experience, further strengthening our regional market presence and redefining the way trend-setting elites leverage new-age technology on their smartphones,” added Muthoni.

Reno3 runs on MediaTek’s Helio P90 with an array of AI-camera features, fast and secure facial recognition and full-body movement tracking as well as MediaTek HyperEngine gaming technology.

The new mobile device also boasts of an Ultra Steady Video 2.0 with extreme, usual modes and Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS) and a high frame rate of 1080P 60fps among other features.