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I had to replace the phone twice as the wifi kept on dropping off. Oppo refused to take ownership.
Wifi was intermittent so replaced phone twice at Campbelltown store
Oppo advised to send phone in for repair which is not practical as I would be without a phone for applied 2 week's.
The purchase was no more than a month old.
Purchased in December 2020 for $500.00.
Bang For Your Buck!
Had this phone for 19 months now and it's still just as snappy as when I first purchased it. Never heard of the brand before coming from previous iPhone and Samsung Galaxy generations.
The camera takes very nice photos and the colors are better than my previous phones. I'm also able to do some occasional reading on the phone due to the large screen. The battery life is great as I'm able to stream videos from it for prolonged periods of time.
This is the best value phone I've bought and will definitely be looking at Oppo for my next phone purchase.
Purchased in September 2019 for $401.59.
I have been loyal to Oppo for years now, but this phone will be what sends me back to Samsung!
While the phone is great for the price, there's a few issues I have had over the last year of owning it.
Such as: the auto dimmer on the screen is absolutely ridiculous! It literally flicks between light and dark fifteen to twenty times in a matter of sixty seconds! It is by far the WORST and dumbest setting I've ever come across.
Also, the camera quality is great outside but shocking indoors. No matter the setting, no matter if flash is on, the photos are pathetic.
If you're not after a quality phone, just something to get the job done, then this phone is for you. If you want quality pictures inside and also don't want the frustration of having to manually adjust your screen brightness, then go back to samsung or iphone.
Purchased in January 2020 for $899.00.
I have had this phone for nearly a year now and I have to say that there is nothing possible to complain about!
The camera takes amazing day and night photos, supports 4k HDR photos and great zoom. The AI beautifier is ok I guess.
The microphone is also amazing and very clear when calling.
The speakers are also beyond amazing for a phone and the audio sounds very realistic with good bass.
The batter life will easily last me a whole day browsing reddit but it runs out within 5 hours of YouTube at medium volume. The inclusion of a smart charger makes the lack luster battery life completely irrelevant as it will be fully charged in thirty minutes.
Purchased for $350.00.
It does it’s job
I get phones for emergencies mostly, but I also use them nowadays for photos, this one unfortunately isn’t very good in the camera department, my bad I didn’t check the reviews properly. Night photos are a mixed bag, tried to take photos of Christmas houses, the photos look like crap.
Day photos are good, selfie camera makes my skin flawless which is cool and it’s also a very good camera. I can’t say the main camera is necessarily better than my IPad camera and I kind of regret buying it for $500.
However I love the back colouring and I lov...e how slippery and durable it is. It’s built to last that’s for sure, the screen is very strong and still after all this time doesn’t have a single crack or deep scratch on it, unlike my IPad. Will definitely research better in the future though, but for now I expect it to last me at least another 6 years honestly.
Purchased at JB Hi-Fi Retail Stores for $499.00.
Good for the Price
I’ve had mine for a bit over a year and bought it primarily because of the dual sim, as I was heading to Europe and wanted to use a local sim but still be able to receive calls from home. It did the things I wanted it to do and was reliable. The camera is ok outside, but seems to be less effective now. More recently there have been connectivity problems with my car, both with Bluetooth and Android Play. Neither work now after being unreliable for months. There are also cracks on the screen. I also found that it is easy inadvertently switch off the ringer. Despite this, for its main uses it’s good value.
Purchased in August 2019 at JB Hi-Fi.
Great Phone at a Great Price
I have had this phone for 6 months. Firstly it's fantastic value, yet doesn't skimp on quality.
The layout , look and feel of the phone is quite similar to an iPhone, so easy to switch over if you are new to android.
The quality is great, I have unfortunately dropped it many times and there is no cracks or visible damage.
The screen is nice and bright. Camera is good, no issue however I am usually just taking ordinary everyday like photos of my cats so can't give a full review on it.
Battery last most of the day and quick charging is useful.
Purchased in January 2019 at JB Hi-Fi for $449.00.
7\10 being nice!!
beautiful vibrant shell that is instantly hidden by the dark coloured rubber protective cover provided with your phone. Hiding a big part of why I purchased the phone to begin with. It has a Few screen glitch's that often occur randomly, in the notification bar, e.G: over lapping of notifications making it impossible to read time at top or it shows icons as open when really shut, things like nfc, and headphones, ect...Great storage, easy to use generally speaking! Had a fantastic camera, for a short while, now takes a miserable one. My phone is about 4 months old never dropped or damaged but has more then it's share of faults.
Purchased in March 2020 at The Good Guys for $399.00.
The reviewer stated that an incentive was offered for this review
Great value for money
Great camera for the price
The little tear drop where the selfie camera is over the screen can sometimes be annoying
Have had the phone for 6 months now and no problems so far
Could do with an ability to organise your apps better into folders
Purchased in December 2019 at Vodafone for $499.00.
Love everything about it except a few minor issues
I prefer rear finger print scanner since it's more responsive like my Oppo R11S plus. Notch can seem odd at times but no big deal...
Camera is very good, battery life is excellent and it charges pretty fast too! Have dropped it a number of times on hard and soft floors and not a scratch thanks to the tough gorilla Glass. Love the convenience of paying contactless thanks to NFC so I never have to pull out any cards.
The phone lacks wireless charging and waterproof capabilities that's seen in more expensive phones. Wireless charging isn't nee...ded because it's slower... Waterproofing would be better although the chances of the phone going under water is very low so can live without it. For this price range it's absolute bang for your buck and can't really complain. Love it and will be keeping this for at least 2-3 years.
Purchased in March 2020 at eBay for $357.50.
Excellent value for a mid-range smart phone
For a mid-range smart phone the Oppo Reno Z packs a whole lot of punch. I was really surprised at how well it functions. After 6 months or so I don't have any complaints at all.
The phone has a Snapdragon 710 processor and a whopping 8GB of RAM, which is twice as much as my laptop so everything except the very heaviest of apps (which I have yet to find) runs smoothly on your phone. There's no lag or latency to speak of. There's 128GB of inbuilt storage which can be expanded with an SD card but it's way more than I actually use. I've only used ...about a quarter of the storage after 6 months. The camera is great. A 48MP rear and 32MP selfie camera for detailed, natural-looking high resolution shots and great contrast. Although night shots are not top of the range, they are still very impressive notwithstanding. The camera has a very basic, simple interface, it's not loaded with endless gimmicky features which at first I was a little dubious about, but after a while it's worked out really well. You don't really have to bother with anything to get great shots. Just point and click and the phone does the rest of the work. The only gripe I have, very minor though, is that the AI the camera uses to "beautify" your selfie pics is way over the top. When turned on by default, the result is just much too unnatural for my taste. As a middle-aged male I'm really not after selfies that try and make my face look like that of a 20 year old supermodel. The result is just ridiculous. But you can turn that feature off. Two wonderful inclusions are the Oppo VOOC 3.0 Flash charging which lets you charge your phone from 0-100% in about an hour and much less than that if you need a top-up. The battery is 4035 milliamp hours which packs a solid punch. It easily lasts a day or more between charges. There's also a fingerprint scanner built into the screen, which is just so much more convenient than having to punch in a PIN number. The face scanner is also really good. If the light is dim, the front screen will light up so the scanner can still recognize your face, I mainly use the phone for browsing the internet, listening to music and watching videos. Music sounds good. If you use wired headphones you have access to Dolby Atmos processing which sounds fantastic. Sadly Dolby Atmos doesn't yet work with Bluetooth headphones so you're limited to your apps inbuilt EQ if it has one. Watching videos is also a pleasure. It's not a drain on the battery, after a two hour movie even with sound over the phone's speakers the battery is only down by 10-15%. The AMOLED display is also really bright and colourful, the brightness only needs to be set to 50% most of the time. However, outdoors the display is always easily visible even in very bright sunlight. This is my fifth smart phone and this is easily the one I'm happiest with so far. The lack of any lag, the fast battery charging and the camera's ease of use all make this a really good pick.
Purchased in October 2019 at Kogan.com for $499.00.
Excellent value for money !
Fantastic phone with all the new high-end features, this is my 2nd OPPO branded phone. Very reliable product that you can always depend on. Long battery life with great quality camera.
Only had phone for a few months and keeps freezing up on home screen..like 3 x before an app will open. Tried reboot but does not fix it. Very annoying.
Purchased in December 2019.
Great value for money
Needed a new phone and didn't want to pay $1000+. Features are as expected. Nothing startling it just works really well. Two things that I miss though.
1. Widgets. This may be my ignorance (not being into mobile phones) but on my previous, even cheaper phone I really liked using widgets (carry over from the old windows phone active tiles days) for things like online trading, email, world time, weather, etc. With this phone I don't seem to be able to see widgets. Not sure if its a new android thing with v10, an Oppo thing or something I need to enable.
2. Qi charging.
Neither are deal breakers for me. I like the build, speed, feel and the other specs.
I would recommend this product.
Purchased in May 2020 at JB Hi-Fi Retail Stores for $357.00.
Great value phone
I bought this phone on an Optus plan to replace my aging Samsung. I was supprised how good the specs were for the price. I'd say better than an iPhone 10 but just under iPhone 11. Plays games with high graphics and battery lasts for ages. The camera is great even in low light
Purchased in January 2020 at Optus.
Questions & Answers
Good morning how does this phone compare to the S9? Does it take a Nano Sim? thank you
I didn’t have to get a special sim. It takes the regular standard sim. It also will take a second sim, which is ideal when travelling. I don’t know anything about the S9.
I have an S9 currently and am planning to get a Reno Z. S9 is a good phone, has waterproof, wireless charging and stunning screen. However, Reno Z has larger storage space (8GB/128GB), bigger screen and battery. And yes, it takes dual nano sim cards
Hey I have recently installed a new software update at the beginning of August 2020. Unfortunately the phone doesn't seem to pick up the correct time zone for my location. Is this a common issue and how can I get back to the previous version of the software? Thanks
Hi, I had this Oppo Reno Z for 10 months. It worked well except a few freezing here and there . After update to colorOS 7, it keeps on lagging like hell and can't change ringtone to ringtone from Files... Have contacted Oppo but they asked to go Factory reset. Not keen to do it. Any other solution please?
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|Features||3.5mm Headphone Jack|
|Manufacturer Warranty||2 year(s)|
|Colour / Finish||Aurora Purple/Jet Black|
|Dimensions||157.3 x 74.9 x 74.9 mm|
|Pixel Density||402 ppi|
|Screen Resolution||2340 x 1080 pixels|
|Chipset||Mediatek MT6779 Helio P90|
|Battery Size||4,035 mAh|
|Internal Storage||128 GB|
|Memory (RAM)||8 GB|
|Max Video Resolution||2160p (Ultra HD, 4K)|
|Rear Camera(s)||48 MP (Wide), 5 MP Depth Sensor|
|Front Camera(s)||32 MP Standard|
|Release date||May 2019|
- GTIN13: 6944284645288, 6944284645295 and 6944284645301
- MPN: CPH1979
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