Oppo Reno 9 vs Oppo Reno 8: How the two Reno-series smartphones compare

Chinese consumer electronics manufacturer Oppo has expanded its smartphone portfolio with the launch of the Oppo Reno 9 series in the home market. This series includes the Oppo Reno 9, Reno 9 Pro, and Reno 9 Pro+ smartphones. The latest Reno 9 series will succeed the Oppo Reno 8 lineup that was introduced earlier this year.
Oppo’s Reno 9 smartphone features a 6.7-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with a refresh rate of 120Hz. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 778 5G processor and packs 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM. The device is backed by a 4500mAh battery unit that supports 67W SuperVOOC fast charging. Its base model (8GB+256GB) is priced at CNY 2,499 (roughly Rs 28,500).
The latest Oppo Reno 9 smartphone can face in-house competition with its predecessor, the Oppo Reno 8, which is also a Reno-series model and has similar specifications, including a Full HD+ AMOLED display, a 4500mAh battery, and a 32MP front camera.

Wondering how both the Reno-series smartphones compare to each other spec-wise? Here is a detailed comparison of the Reno-series models from Oppo.

Oppo Reno 9 Oppo Reno 8
Display 6.7-inch Full HD+ AMOLED 6.43-inch Full HD+ AMOLED
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 778 5G processor MediaTek Dimensity 1300 processor
Operating System ColorOS 13 based on Android 13 ColorOS 12.1 based on Android 12
Storage 265GB/512GB 128GB/256GB
Camera 64MP+2MP rear sensor, 32MP front camera 50MP+2MP+2MP rear camera, 32MP front camera
Battery 4500mAh battery 4500mAh battery
Price Starting at CNY 2,499 (approximately Rs 28,500) Starting at CNY 2,499 (approximately Rs 28,500)
Colour options All Things Red, Bright Moon Black, Tomorrow Gold, Slightly Drunken Night Tour Black, Clear Sky Blue, Iris Purple

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