On May 23, Chinese smartphone maker OPPO launched the Reno8 series smartphone, starting at 2,499 yuan ($350). More recently, on September 29, a prominent blogger posted what they think will be the configuration information of the OPPO Reno9 series, an iterative product of the Reno8 series.
According to Weibo blogger “Digital Chat Station,” the OPPO Reno9 series of smartphones will have a built-in 4500mAh battery and offer a Red color option. In terms of processors, the OPPO Reno9 series mobile phones will adopt two configuration options, namely the Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen chipset and the MediaTek Dimensity 8000 series processors.
At the same time, the blogger said the new model will support UFCS fast charging technology. In addition, Huawei’s Mate XS2, Xiaomi 11T and iQOO10 Pro smartphones will also support the technology, with more models adding support in the future.
UFCS (Universal Fast Charging Specification) Fast Charging Agreement is a new generation of technology. The agreement is led by the China Academy of Information and Communications Technology (CAICT), Huawei, OPPO, vivo and Xiaomi, and is being integrated by many device firms, chip companies and industry partners such as Silergy Corp. and Rockchip.
The agreement is to formulate a converged fast charging standard for mobile terminals, solve compatibility problems between fast and slow charging capabilities, and create a fast, safe and compatible charging environment for users.
For reference, the OPPO Reno8 is equipped with a Dimensity 1300 processor sporting a 6.43-inch 2400×1080 pixel OLED screen with a refresh rate of 90Hz. The device has a 4500mAh battery and supports 80W fast charging.
The OPPO Reno8 Pro is equipped with a Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 processor, a MariSilicon X self-developed NPU, a 6.62-inch 2400×1080 pixel OLED straight screen, a 4500mAh battery and also supports 80W fast charging.
Finally, the OPPO Reno8 Pro+ is equipped with the Dimensity 8100-MAX processor, equipped with the MariSilicon X Self-developed NPU, wielda a 6.67-inch 2400×1080 pixel OLED flexible straight screen with a 4500mAh battery and 80W fast charging support.