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OPPO Reno 11 Series Officially launched in Kenya Retailing at Ksh 67,999

OPPO Reno 11 series kenya

OPPO has added yet another smartphone to its portfolio in kenya. This new series, the OPPO Reno 11, has been unveiled in Kenya today and will be available on pre-order through OPPO stores across the country and on e-commerce platforms from tomorrow (26th January 2023). The Phones will be available to purchase in retail stores from 1st February 2024 after the pre-order period. The recommended retail price is Ksh 67,999 for the Reno11 5G and Ksh 85,999 for the Reno11 Pro 5G.

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The OPPO Reno 11 series is made for photography enthusiasts thanks to its  Ultra-Clear Portrait Camera System, spearheaded by a 50MP Main Camera with OIS. It  comes with ColorOS 14 based on Android 14 and has a big battery that promises all day usage and faster charging speeds. 

OPPO Reno 11 Inspired By Nature

OPPO says the Reno 11 is heavily inspired by nature. It comes in two colors of Wave green and Rock Grey. This series features the same lightweight 3D curved body weighing just 181g. The camera area is uniquely designed with dual Sunshine Rings.

As I have mentioned above, this phone is made for photography enthusiasts. It features an Ultra-clear Portrait Camera System featuring a 50MP Ultra-Clear Main Camera, a 32MP Telephoto Portrait Camera, an Ultra-wide-angle Camera. For selfies it comes with a 32MP Ultra-Clear Selfie Camera. OPPO says the upgraded imaging technology will ensure users take professional portraits that stay to true to your natural beauty while incorporating local tastes and styles. 

Providing all the power is a 5,000 mAh battery that supports 67W SuperVOOC Flash charge. Under the hood is the MediaTek Dimensity 7050 processor paired with either 8/12 GB of RAM. I am curious to try out the Dimensity 7050 processor as I am yet to use a phone powered by this chip. 

Additionally for the first time in the Reno series, Reno11 comes with LinkBoost enabling users to have stable and fast connections no matter where they are, and Dual Stereo Speakers with Ultra Volume Mode enhance your immersive entertainment experience while making sure you never miss a call. 

OPPO Reno11 Specifications 

  • Display: 6.7-inch (1080 x 2412 pixels)
  • Processor: Mediatek Dimensity 7050 
  • Rear Camera: 50MP + 32MP + 8MP
  • Front Camera: 32MP
  • RAM: 8/12GB
  • Storage: 128/256GB
  • Battery Capacity: 5,000mAh, 67W charging
  • Android 14, ColorOS 14

The Reno11 Pro 

Just as the Reno11, OPPO Reno11 Pro comes in two colours Pearl White and Rock Grey, inspired by nature. These colours are complimented by a lightweight 3D curved body with a 93% screen to body ratio and weighing a mere 181g .

It does have Ultra-Clear Portrait Camera System featuring two cameras with flagship sensors — the IMX709 on the 32MP Ultra-Clear Selfie Camera and the IMX890 on the 50MP Ultra-Clear Main Camera. Rounding out this camera system is the incredible 32MP Telephoto Portrait Camera for professional-level portraits. In addition, the Portrait Expert Engine makes it easier than ever to capture stunning portraits with ultra-realistic light and shadow effects, while enhanced AI Portrait Retouching features help to bring out the best in your natural beauty, so you can capture stunning portraits every time.

“Imaging technology has long been a focus of our innovation at OPPO, and with our brand proposition of ‘Inspiration Ahead’, we are constantly working on bringing our users cutting-edge technologies and products that put premium imaging experiences right in their hands. This can be seen in the new Reno11 series”

Fredrique Achieng PR Manager OPPO Kenya. 

The Reno 11 pro comes with 80W SuperVOOC charging speeds, faster than the standard Reno 11. the battery capacity is slightly small at 4,600 mAh. 

Powering the Reno 11 Pro is the mediaTek Dimensity 8200 processor coupled with 12GB of RAM and 256/512GB of storage. On the software side, OPPO has introduced its proprietary network data transmission engine, LinkBoost, to the Reno11 Pro. LinkBoost helps to improve connectivity to give you a smoother and more stable experience even in environments with poor network signal.

OPPO Reno 11 Pro Specifications

  • Display: 6.7-inch (1080 x 2412 pixels)
  • Processor: Mediatek Dimensity 8200
  • Rear Camera: 50MP + 32MP + 8MP
  • Front Camera: 32MP
  • RAM: 12GB
  • Storage: 256/512GB
  • Battery Capacity: 4,600mAh, 80W charging
  • Android 14, ColorOS 14

New ColorOS 14 

 So much more than just stylish, the Reno11 series comes with ColorOS 14 based on Android 14 seeking to give exceptional experience, fusing beauty, security, productivity, reliability, and longevity. 

With File Dock, easily save images, text or files for quick drag-and-drop access across your apps. Smart Touch captures images, text, and even text within images from a screenshot with ease. Finally, Smart Image Matting easily, quickly cuts out up to six subjects from a photo and saves the image in File Dock, so you can turn it into a sticker or share it directly with another app.

Behind the scenes, ColorOS 14’s next-generation Trinity Engine ensures fast and smooth performance. ROM Vitalisation can save up to 19GB and of extra space from a total 256GB storage by compressing unused data and removing duplicated files. RAM Vitalisation can keep up to 27 apps running in the background for 72 hours. While CPU Vitalisation learns usage habits and optimizes processes for a smoother, longer-lasting experience OPPO’s 48-Month Fluency Protection also means Reno11 is optimized for today, tomorrow, and years to come. 

“Since the launch of the very first ColorOS in 2013, OPPO been thinking about what people really want from their smart devices on a day-to-day basis. With each successive version of ColorOS, our team has been strongly committed to delivering intuitive design, smooth interaction, productivity-enhancing features, and robust security protections. All aimed at delivering the first-class OS experience to hundreds of millions of users worldwide in the last decade”, she added. 

OPPO Reno 11 Pricing and Availability

The Reno11 Series is available on pre-order on OPPO Kenya website, through offline retailers and partners including Jumia and Kilimall. The recommended retail price is Ksh 67,999 for the Reno11 5G and Ksh 85,999 for the Reno11 Pro 5G. Those who pre-order will get a special OPPO branded gift box. 

Read: A Look at the Best OPPO Smartphones from 2023

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