OPPO Reno 2F 8GB+128GB Variant Gets a Price Cut of Rs 2000, Here’s How It Fares Against Competition


Chinese smartphone major OPPO has silently cut the price of its mid-range camera-centric smartphone, the OPPO Reno 2F in India. According to retailer Mahesh Telecom, the new price of the OPPO Reno 2F for the lone 8GB+128GB version has now dropped to Rs 21,990.

Until recently, the handset was sold for Rs 23,990 via both online and offline retailers. Launched along with its cousins — the Oppo Reno 2 and Oppo Reno 2Z — back in October 2019, the launch price of the Reno 2F was Rs 25,990. Since the launch, the product has received two major price cuts, including the most recent one.

Mahesh Telcom confirmed the news of the price cut through his Twitter account. We have embedded the tweet below.

Let us now take a quick look at the specifications of this smartphone

Oppo Reno 2F: Specifications, features

The OPPO Reno 2F is a mid-range handset and comes powered by the Mediatek Helio P70 SoC. The phone gets a large 6.5-inch AMOLED display that also happens to house a fingerprint scanner. The display boasts of 430 nits of brightness and has a contrast ratio of 60000:1 and a screen to body ratio of 91.1%. The FHD+ display does not have a notch, thanks to the presence of a pop-up type  16MP front-facing camera.

The phone gets a quad-camera setup at the rear consisting of a 48MP primary sensor, and an 8MP secondary ultra-wide-angle camera. There are two other 2MP sensors for monochrome and portrait shots. The handset can record FHD videos using both the front and rear cameras.

The OPPO Reno 2F comes in three color options Lake Blue and Sky White and Lake Green. It gets a 4,000mAh battery with support for VOOC Flash Charge 3.0.

OPPO Reno 2F: How does it fare against the competition?

With the latest price cut, the OPPO Reno 2F finds itself in competition against the likes of the Realme X2 and the recently launched POCO X2. Both these smartphones offer significantly better value for money thanks to their superior processor and trim levels. They also happened to be priced significantly lower than the Reno 2F with the top end 8GB+128GB variant of the Realme X2 priced at Rs 19,999. The Poco X2, on the other hand, offers 8GB RAM and 256GB of storage with a faster processor — also for Rs 19,999.

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