Oppo Reno6 Pro+ vs Asus Zenfone 8 – Review, specifications and prices

The new Oppo Reno6 Pro+ phone has a 4 camera setup with a main lens of 50 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 processor chipset and a battery of 4500 mAh. On other side, the Asus Zenfone 8 also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Oppo Reno6 Pro+ Asus Zenfone 8
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.55 in (inches) 5.9 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
Operating System ColorOS 11.3 (Android 11) ColorOS 11.3 (Android 11)
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels 1080 x 2448 pixels
RAM 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) or 16 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes) 64 GB (gigabytes),128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 50/16/13/2 MP 64/12 MP
Front Camera 32 MP 12 MP
Battery 4500 mAh 4000 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Oppo Reno6 Pro+ runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 3.2 GHz Kryo 585, 3 cores of 2.4 GHz Kryo 585 and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 385. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 3200 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. Running on ColorOS 11.3 (Android 11) operating system.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 is a less powerful chipset processor than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888.

Meanwhile, the Asus Zenfone 8 has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.84 GHz Cortex-A78, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Cortex-A78 and 4 cores of 1.8GHz Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2840 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. And it’s running on ColorOS 11.3 (Android 11) OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Oppo Reno6 Pro+ is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 650,9 cores gpu in the interior and the Asus Zenfone 8 has the Qualcomm Adreno 660,840 MHz (megahertz) graphics processor.

Battery

The Oppo Reno6 Pro+ battery capacity is 4500 mAh which is a 12.5% (percent) more powerful than the 4000 mAh offered by the Asus Zenfone 8. Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable, Dual-cell battery, SuperVOOC 2.0, VOOC 3.0, Power Delivery (9V/2A) and Quick Charge (9V/2A).
The Asus Zenfone 8 battery include Fast charging, Non-removable, Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+ and Power Delivery 3.0.

Screen

The handset is using a AMOLED display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.55 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Asus Zenfone 8 is featuring a E4 AMOLED display with 1080 x 2448 pixels and a screen size of 5.9 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Oppo Reno6 Pro+ is a 11% bigger than Asus Zenfone 8 screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Oppo Reno6 Pro+ Asus Zenfone 8
100% DCI-P3 107% NTSC
1100 cd/m² peak brightness 1100 cd/m² peak brightness
180 Hz touch sampling rate 112% DCI-P3
500 cd/m² typical brightness 120 Hz refresh rate
90 Hz refresh rate 151.9% sRGB
Capacitive 2.5D curved glass screen
Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Capacitive
Multi-touch Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
Scratch resistant DC Dimming
Display manufacturer – Samsung
HDR10+
Multi-touch
Pixelworks Display Technology
Scratch resistant

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Oppo Reno6 Pro+ is carrying a ram memory of 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.

The Asus Zenfone 8 is coming with a 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) or 16 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 6400 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Quad channel.
In the basic edition, the Oppo Reno6 Pro+ gives a 33.3% more ram memory capacity than Asus Zenfone 8.

The maximum ram capacity offered by the Oppo Reno6 Pro+ is 12 gigabytes ,which is a 33.33% smaller than the Asus Zenfone 8 with 16 gigabytes

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Oppo Reno6 Pro+ comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Oppo Reno6 Pro+ gives a 100% more storage memory capacity than Asus Zenfone 8.

At the more expensive edition, both smartphones present the same built-in storage capacity:256 gigabytes.

Asus Zenfone 8 gets you or 64 GB (gigabytes) or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Oppo Reno6 Pro+ rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 50/16/13/2 MP , the flash type is LED , carrying a sensor like Sony IMX766 , a pixel size of 1 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.2 f/2.4 f/2.4 respectively.

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Meanwhile the Asus Zenfone 8 rear camera comes with 2 lenses of 64/12 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length 35 mm:26.6 mm , carrying sensor like Sony IMX686 Exmor RS , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.2 respectively.

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Oppo Reno6 Pro+ Asus Zenfone 8
3-element lens (#3) 1080p @ 240 fps
5-element lens (#2) 2160p @ 60 fps
5-element lens (#4) 2×1 On-chip-lens phase detection
Angle of view – 123° (#2) 4 cm macro shooting distance(#2)
Angle of view – 45° (#4) 720p @ 480 fps
Angle of view – 89° (#3) Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) Autofocus
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) Continuous shooting
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4) Digital image stabilization
Autofocus Digital zoom
Autofocus (#4) Exposure compensation
Closed loop motor for OIS Face detection
Continuous autofocus Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 14.3 mm (#2)
Continuous shooting Geotagging
Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF) HDR
Digital image stabilization ISO settings
Digital zoom Laser autofocus (LAF)
Exposure compensation Macro mode
Face detection Optical zoom
Fourth rear camera – 13 MP (telephoto) Panorama
Geotagging Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
HDR Pixel size – 1.4 µm (#2)
ISO settings Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Macro mode RAW
Optical image stabilization Scene mode
Panorama Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Self-timer
Pixel size – 1.0 m (#2) Sensor edition – Sony IMX363 (#2)
Pixel size – 1.0 m (#4) Sensor size – 1/2.55″ (#2)
Pixel size – 1.75 m (#3) Touch focus
Scene mode White balance settings
Secondary rear camera – 16 MP (ultra-wide-angle)
Self-timer
Sensor size – 1/3.09″ (#2)
Sensor size – 1/3.4″ (#4)
Sensor size – 1/5″ (#3)
Third rear camera – 2 MP (macro)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Oppo Reno6 Pro+ comes with a 32 MP in the front.

The Asus Zenfone 8 has a 12 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Oppo Reno6 Pro+ Asus Zenfone 8
32 MP 12 MP
Aperture:f/2.4 Aperture:f/2.0
Digital image stabilization Dual-pixel PDAF
Face unlock Face unlock
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning) HDR
Pixel size:0.8 µm /0.000800 mm Pixel size:1.22 µm /0.001220 mm
Sensor model:Samsung S5KGD1 Sensor model:Sony IMX663
Sensor type – ISOCELL PLUS Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor)

Data network and speed connectivity/bandwidth

The mobile networks technologies improve the communication between devices, connectivity speed and files download/upload bandwidth depending of the place.

Oppo Reno6 Pro+ Asus Zenfone 8
5G NSA 5G NSA
5G SA 5G SA
EDGE Built-in 5G modem
GPRS EDGE
HSPA+ GPRS
LTE HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
Snapdragon X52 modem LTE Cat 20
TD-SCDMA UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Oppo Reno6 Pro+ price is $627 (8 GB + 128 GB) or $705 (12 GB + 256 GB) and the Asus Zenfone 8 price tag is $700

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