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Best Oppo phones of 2020: pick up the best Oppo handset for you

Best Oppo phones
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There are loads of Oppo phones, from the top-end Find devices to the mid-range Reno and budget A-line handsets, so whatever you're looking for, there's a phone from Oppo that could be perfect for you.

You can usually notice an Oppo phone as they tend to stand out from the crowds, whether that's for their vibrant colors or distinctive pop-up modules, and their intriguing design language is usually matched by top battery life, performance and camera capabilities.

These Oppo devices manage to achieve these feats at every price point, too - the seven phones on this list span a wide range of prices to suit your specific budget and needs. There really is an Oppo phone for everyone. 

Don’t be too taken in by Oppo’s odd naming system - many of the phones here are Reno or Find branded but are quite different, so take a look at our full reviews of each phone for a more in depth explanation of their features. 

The most recent additions to this list are the members of the Oppo Find X2 line, which all ranked pretty highly - it gets us excited for what the Find X3 line could bring. We've also been seeing the Oppo A line creep higher on the list - could we soon see one in the top 3?

Oppo has made large strides into the European phone market over the last two years, cementing itself as a major force. The company has been huge in its native China for years, and finally the rest of the world is getting to see what all the rightly-earned fuss is about. 

Best Oppo phones of 2020 at a glance

  1. Oppo Find X2 Pro
  2. Oppo Find X2
  3. Oppo Reno 10x Zoom
  4. Oppo Find X2 Lite
  5. Oppo Reno 2
  6. Oppo Reno 2Z
  7. Oppo A9 2020
  8. Oppo A72

Best Oppo phones

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1. Oppo Find X2 Pro

Oppo's most premium and accomplished smartphone

Release date: June 2020 | Weight: 200/217g | Dimensions: 165.2 x 74.4 x 8.8/9.5mm | OS: Android 10 | Screen size: 6.7-inch | Resolution: 1440 x 3168 | CPU: Snapdragon 865 | RAM: 12GB | Storage: 256/512GB | Battery: 4,260mAh | Rear camera: 48MP, 13MP, 48MP | Front camera: 32MP

Beautiful display
Feels great to hold
Very pricey
Middling battery life

The Oppo Find X2 Pro is the best phone you can buy from Oppo right now, with a top-end display, processor, camera array and software. It seems the company really went all-out to create the best smartphone it could.

The reason you wouldn't consider picking up this phone is the price - the Oppo Find X2 Pro costs more than the base version of the iPhone 11 Pro Max, which is to say it's a supremely expensive device with a cost that matches its specs.

If you can look past the high price, however, the Oppo Find X2 Pro is definitely worth your attention, and we'd recommend it as the best Oppo phone you can buy right now.

Read our in-depth Oppo Find X2 Pro review

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2. Oppo Find X2

Not the Pro but not far off

Release date: June 2020 | Weight: 192/209g | Dimensions: 164.9 x 74.5 x 8mm | OS: Android 10 | Screen size: 6.7-inch | Resolution: 1440 x 3168 | CPU: Snapdragon 865 | RAM: 8/12GB | Storage: 128/256GB | Battery: 4,200mAh | Rear camera: 48MP, 13MP, 12MP | Front camera: 32MP

Superb screen
Very fast charging
No wireless charging
Cameras not market best

The Find X2 is most of the phone the Find X2 Pro is but with a few differences that make it cheaper. The main difference is its triple cameras, which while very good are capable of only 2x optical zoom, and have fewer megapixels on the ultrawide lens. 

This aside, the X2 performs superbly with an outstanding 6.7in OLED display inside a slim glass (or ceramic) and metal body. WIth 65W wired charging you can also fully charge the phone from dead in 38 minutes.

It’s available with 8/12GB RAM and 128/256GB storage so it’s a fast phone that you won’t fill up in a hurry. All models run on the excellent Snapdragon 865 chip too. If you can put up with the minor differences from the X2 Pro, the X2 is cheaper for much the same experience. 

Read our in-depth Oppo Find X2 review

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3. Oppo Reno 10x Zoom

Oppo's best mid-ranger

Release date: June 2019 | Weight: 210g | Dimensions: 162 x 77.2 x 9.3mm | OS: Android 9 | Screen size: 6.6-inch | Resolution: 1080 x 2340 | CPU: Snapdragon 855 | RAM: 6/8/12GB | Storage: 128/256GB | Battery: 4,065mAh | Rear camera: 48MP, 13MP, 8MP | Front camera: 16MP

Sleek design
Fast processor
A little heavy
UI a touch slow

The Oppo Reno 10x Zoom, named after its 10x hybrid zoom, is one of the best smartphones you can buy right now. It has got a sleek design, with rear cameras that are flush with the back of the phone, and a distinct 'shark-fin' pop-up camera section that houses the selfie camera, as well as the rear flash.

The Reno 10x Zoom also has a fantastic camera array, including its 48MP main snapper and the 13MP telephoto lens, which is responsible for the 10x zoom (although there's only actually 5x optical zoom, so the name is a touch misleading).

Sure, the device is a little bulky, and not exactly great for one-handed use – but that tends to be the case with tanks of phones like this, and there are alternative devices if it's too much.

Read our in-depth Oppo Reno 10x Zoom review

Oppo Find X2 Lite

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4. Oppo Find X2 Lite

An affordable 5G phone

Release date: May 2020 | Weight: 180g | Dimensions: 160.3 x 74.3 x 8mm | OS: Android 10 | Screen size: 6.4-inch | Resolution: 1080 x 2400 | CPU: Snapdragon 765G | RAM: 8GB | Storage: 128GB | Battery: 4,065mAh | Rear camera: 48MP, 8MP, 2MP, 2MP | Front camera: 32MP

Affordable 5G
Good-looking screen
Slow at times
Can get hot

The most affordable and junior member of the Find X2 family, the Oppo Find X2 Lite is a great 5G phone for people who don't want to break the bank on one.

The phone isn't a one-trick pony though - it has a good screen, a decent chipset for its price, and a main camera that'll take bright and bold pictures. It's a powerful all-rounder that'd be great for its price even if 5G wasn't involved.

The only thing stopping this phone being higher on our list of the best Oppo phones is that the more premium members of the Find X2 line arguably offer better value for money, as they're pricier but offer a lot more.

Read our in-depth Oppo Find X2 Lite review

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5. Oppo Reno 2

The Oppo Reno's successor

Release date: September 2019 | Weight: 189g | Dimensions: 160 x 74.3 x 9.5mm | OS: Android 9 | Screen size: 6.5-inch | Resolution: 1080 x 2400 | CPU: Snapdragon 730G | RAM: 8GB | Storage: 128/256GB | Battery: 4,000mAh | Rear camera: 48MP, 13MP, 8MP, 2MP | Front camera: 16MP

Decent camera capabilities
Snappy charging
Battery life lacking
Mediocre processing power

The Oppo Reno 2 is an improved version of the Oppo Reno, with better camera capabilities and a bigger battery, among other changes. It also came out for exactly the same price tag, making its predecessor rather redundant, at least unless you see it in a sale.

Sure, the Reno 2 doesn't top the 10x Zoom, which Oppo left alone as the top-end Reno device, but if you don't want to splash out for that decidedly mid-range phone, this is a great alternative. You get the stylish design and access to Oppo's ColorOS branch of Android, just like the other Oppo phones.

Read our in-depth Oppo Reno 2 review

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6. Oppo Reno 2Z

A slightly modified Reno 2

Release date: September 2019 | Weight: 195g | Dimensions: 162.4 x 75.8 x 8.7mm | OS: Android 9 | Screen size: 6.5-inch | Resolution: 1080 x 2340 | CPU: Mediatek Helio P90 | RAM: 8GB | Storage: 128/256GB | Battery: 4,000mAh | Rear camera: 48MP, 8MP, 2MP, 2MP | Front camera: 16MP

Low price
Decent battery life
Camera's just okay
No 'shark-fin'

The Oppo Reno 2Z is a very similar device to the Reno 2, so much so that we actually reviewed them together. The main differences here are a weaker chipset, and slightly lower camera specs.

For the most part your experience with the Reno 2Z will be the same as with the Reno 2, but if you're a huge photographer or gamer, you may want to stay away from the Z. Its price is a little lower though, making it a tempting alternative.

We've tested the Oppo Reno 2Z for our Oppo Reno 2 review

Oppo A9 2020

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7. Oppo A9 2020

Oppo's latest true budget device

Release date: September 2019 | Weight: 195g | Dimensions: 163.6 x 75.6 x 9.1mm | OS: Android 9 | Screen size: 6.5-inch | Resolution: 720 x 1600 | CPU: Snapdragon 665 | RAM: 4/8GB | Storage: 128GB | Battery: 5,000mAh | Rear camera: 48MP, 8MP, 2MP, 2MP | Front camera: 16MP

Superb battery life
Good stereo speakers
Plastic back
Two rear cameras redundant

If you're on a budget, the Oppo A9 2020 could be the best phone for you. It's Oppo's most recent device on this list, landing at the end of 2019, and it's quite the antithesis to the rest of Oppo's 2019 phone selection, which is mostly the (comparatively) high-end Reno handsets.

The Oppo A9 2020 has a plastic back, 720p screen and standard notch, so it's not exactly the most premium device, but that's to be expected at this price. But with four rear cameras, a huge battery and a decent processor, there's a lot to like here too.

Read our in-depth Oppo A9 2020 review

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8. Oppo A72

A solid if unexciting phone

Release date: April 2020 | Weight: 192g | Dimensions: 162 x 75.5 x 8.9 mm | OS: Android 10 | Screen size: 6.5-inch | Resolution: 1080 x 2400 | CPU: Snapdragon 665 | RAM: 4/8GB | Storage: 128/256GB | Battery: 5,000mAh | Rear camera: 48MP, 8MP, 2MP, 2MP | Front camera: 16MP

Sleek design
Amazing battery life
Sluggish performance
Cheap feeling

The A72 is a solid if slightly unexciting phone. Despite its sleek design it feels a little cheap in its construction, and performance is not as good as we’d expect even at this price point. 

These issues aside, the phone is perfectly serviceable with amazing battery life eked from its large 5,000mAh cell. With light use you can definitely get two days from it. There’s also a headphone jack and headphones in the box, plus four cameras on the back that take pretty great photos (at least with the capable 49MP main sensor). 

It’s not the best Oppo phone, but it’s certainly better than other brand’s phones at this price. 

Read our in-depth Oppo A72 review