A set of impressive photos, supposedly taken with OPPO's 10x zoom, appears on Weibo
Recently, OPPO unveiled its latest product line name on Weibo. This new marketing term, Reno, sparked a flame of speculation that the first device to be launched using it would feature the OEM's long-awaited, next-gen 10X zoom lens. Now, another post on the same site has given this rumor more space and air to burn in.
The social-media user in question has posted a number of images, certain details of which are enhanced using what could be extremely powerful zoom capabilities. For example, George Washington's head is picked out with impressive efficiency in a picture of Mount Rushmore that encompasses the entire monument and some of its surroundings.
The 'photographer' alleges that the images were taken with an OPPO Reno, and owe their quality to its state-of-the-art zoom module. However, there is as yet no evidence to confirm these claims. In addition, they are almost depressingly reminiscent of similar material supposedly associated with the Huawei P30 Pro.
This promotional effort pressed the message that this upcoming flagship is also capable of 10X close-ups, which were also included as insets in each corresponding image. However, these were later reported as fakes that were in fact shot with a DSLR. Therefore, whether the new shots really were taken using smartphone-grade 10X zoom or not remains to be seen.