Affordable smartphones are making their way in the market with addition to some impressive hardware. And when we talk about offering high-end specs at on budget, Oppo smartphones rank top on the list. These are economical phones that provide the best possible specification and features at desirable prices. Especially when it comes to the latest technology like 5G, Oppo mobile phones are the first choice in UK. 

Oppo Reno4 Z 5G is the part Oppo’s cheap 5G smartphones list that includes the latest features. The brand has done a remarkable by putting together some powerful components inside an 8.1mm thick case. 

Key Specifications 

  • Processor: Mediatek MtT873V Dimensity (800 5G) Chipset 
  • Display: 16.5-inch (1080x2400) 
  • Memory: 8GB Storage: 128GB 
  • Front Camera: 16MP 
  • Rear Camera: Quad cam (48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP) 
  • Battery: 4000mAh 
  • Operating System: Android 10 (ColorOS 7.2) 

Design - Stylish finish with a sleek layout 

Oppo is offering the Reno4 Z 5G in two colours in UK: Ink Black and Dew White. The model we used for Oppo Reno4 Z 5G Review came in Dew White hue. We found it eye-catching, thanks to its lustrous finishing while it weighs around 184g. 

Display – Bright, smooth with Satisfactory performance 

This is one of the best features of Oppo Reno4 Z 5G. The display technology on this 5G smartphone is hard to match at its price. You can stream high-quality videos and play high-resolution games without witnessing any stuttering. 

The display on this 5G smartphone is 6.5-inch which comes with a resolution of 1080x2400p. Unfortunately, Oppo has opted for an LCD display instead of an AMOLED to keep the price low. Still, this is a bright display that can deliver a refresh rate of 120Hz and is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3. 

Camera – Excellent for photography 

Like all modern smartphones, Oppo has emphasised on camera system the most. Its front camera is a 16MP lens with an f/2.4 aperture which can shoot exceptional images. We tried it to take some selfies in daylight and dark with portrait and panoramic effects and the results were marvellous. 

Coming to its rear camera, this is a quad-cam system which consists of 48MP+8MP+2MP+2MP lenses. The primary 48MP lens that comes with the Sony IMX 586 sensor. Its 8MP wide-angle lens supports a 119˚ field of view with an aperture of f/2.2. in addition, there are two 2MP monochrome lenses (one vintage portrait and the other black-and-white portrait). 

Overall, we found this camera setup admirable and exceptional for taking portraits and outdoor photography. The ultra-wide 48MP lens lets you capture images with balanced light regardless of external environments. 

Hardware – Agreeable for this price 

The hardware on this cheap 5G smartphone includes MtT873V chipset with 128GB storage and 8GB RAM. It runs on the Android 10 with the Oppo’s latest ColorOS 7.2 operating system. Additionally, the battery on this Android phone is 4000mAh which means it can survive a long busy day. 

Performance – Satisfactory for a 5G smartphone 

We were pleased by its overall performance during Oppo Reno4 Z 5G review. The RAM and ROM quantity are suitable which in turn ensures smooth performance. You can easily play heavy games like PUBG on this 5G smartphone without facing overheating of screen ghosting issues. 

The quad-cam system can fulfil your photography needs, thanks to high precision lenses. Its 4000mAh battery is another component that you will relish during a busy day. 

Final verdict – A perfect 5G smartphone on a budget 

Oppo Reno4 Z 5G is a decent option if you are looking for an affordable 5G smartphone. Both design and display of this Android smartphone are up to modern standards. The camera and hardware deliver excellent performance and can meet your everyday phone needs.