Oppo’s Reno 6 series phones offer something for everyone. The Reno 6 Pro 5G and Reno 6 5G phones are designed to shake up the mid-range market. But I’m hoping that the Reno 6 5G will emerge as a more viable option between the two.
Oppo Reno 6
The Oppo Reno 6 5G is designed in the same way as the Reno 6 Pro 5G. It’s even better, in my opinion.The Oppo Reno 6 5G is an affordable Reno phone priced at Rs 29,990, and I believe it makes more sense to go with this phone. I have some reasons for this.
I felt as if I had taken out a new iPhone when I took the Reno 6 5G out of the box. That’s because, with the exception of the rainbow design found on the Aurora colorway, this phone is a dead ringer for the iPhone 12 Pro. Don’t misunderstand me. This is a good and appealing knockoff of the iPhone 12 Pro. What you see, however, is a premium design for a phone that costs less than half the price of the iPhone 12 Pro.
I’ve previously discussed how Reno phones stand out in terms of design, and the Reno 6 5G is no exception. The phone is also very slim, with a thickness of 7.59mm, making it easy to hold. The phone’s grip is also good, but I began to feel some pinching against the phone’s edge. The edge is not particularly sharp, but it is sharp enough to cause pressure if you hold the phone tightly.
Oppo has already shifted to a more modern smartphone design, and the Reno 6 5G simply follows suit. This phone lacks a 3.5mm headphone jack, but you shouldn’t be too concerned because it comes with USB-C earphones. Because most people now prefer wireless earphones, the lack of a 3.5mm jack should not be a major issue. The phone’s buttons are satisfying to press, especially with that metal casing.
The camera island on the back protrudes noticeably. While this is a nice design element, it isn’t very practical. When you don’t use a mobile case to fill the cavity on the rest of the phone and protect it, you end up with a phone that always wobbles when placed on a flat surface. And if you do cover it up with a case, you risk hiding an otherwise stunning phone.