Tag Archive: Oppo

OPPO F7 is the latest Android phone to sport the notch

OPPO shows off the F7 ahead of its official launch in India on March 26.

ASUS demoed the ZenFone 5 late last month, and the main thing that stood out about the phone is the iPhone X-like notch. It was only a matter of time before other manufacturers offered their own take on the notch, and today OPPO is doing just that with the F7. The successor to the F5 is set to launch in India later  [Read More…]

OPPO is making a limited edition R11 for FC Barcelona fans

OPPO R11 in Barça colors is all set to launch next week.

OPPO became the official mobile partner for FC Barcelona back in 2015, and the company has rolled out a few limited edition phones sporting Barça livery. It looks like that tradition is set to continue with this year’s R11 as well, as an OPPO teaser on Weibo suggests the company will launch a limited edition R11 featuring FC Barcelona colors on August 8.

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OnePlus 5 vs. OPPO R11: Identity crisis

The OnePlus 5 is indistinguishable from the OPPO R11 in terms of external design, but the internal hardware tells a different story.

The OnePlus 5 is one of the best affordable flagships you can buy today, and although it’s costlier than previous generations, you still get a lot of value. With the OPPO R11, the spec sheet isn’t necessarily the primary focus, with the brand instead focusing on the overall experience.

The OPPO R11 is limited to  [Read More…]

Xiaomi allegedly readying a new smartphone lineup to go after OPPO and Vivo

Xiaomi is rolling out a third sub-brand targeted at the offline segment.

Late last year, Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun outlined his vision for the brand in 2017, which included increasing its focus on the offline market. While Xiaomi’s online-only business model has worked in the past, the likes of OPPO and Vivo have made huge strides by focusing on the lucrative offline segment by creating a robust distribution network in tier 2 and tier 3 cities in China and  [Read More…]

The Oppo F3 launches with dual selfie cameras

The Oppo F3 has just been announced and features a dual-selfie camera setup, along with the 5.5-inch FHD display and MediaTek quad-core processor.

OPPO set to launch dual selfie camera smartphone on March 23

A lot of smartphones launching today make a debut into the wild with a main dual camera setup (see the LG G6). But now the time has come for device manufacturers to take it to the next level and offer handsets with dual selfie cameras onboard. It’s the case of OPPO which announced this week […]

OPPO promises 5x optical zoom without an ugly camera bump

OPPO’s latest camera tech brings 5x optical zoom with no loss in quality.

OPPO isn’t launching a new phone at Mobile World Congress, but the Chinese manufacturer is showing off its latest camera tech at the conference. The company is debuting 5x Dual Camera Zoom, an interesting take on the dual camera module designed to deliver 5x optical zoom without the need for a bulky module.

The culmination of a year-long development effort, OPPO’s sensor features  [Read More…]

Oppo debuts periscope-style 5x zoom camera module

As phones have evolved over time we’ve found that handset makers are always trying to make them thinner. Some users might argue that they’d happily trade a thicker phone for a little more battery, but the industry trend is to think thin. A problem with phones, though, is that even with these great sensors and features, […]

Samsung sold fewer phones than Apple in Q4 2016; OPPO and Huawei see huge gains

The latest global smartphone shipment numbers highlight the increasing dominance of Chinese manufacturers.

Apple shipped 78.3 million iPhones in Q4 2016, surpassing Samsung to take the crown as the world’s number one smartphone vendor. According to Strategy Analytics, Samsung saw its shipments decline from 81.3 million in Q4 2015 to 77.5 million last quarter, largely due to the termination of the Galaxy Note 7. That said, the South Korean manufacturer shipped 309.4 million smartphones over the course  [Read More…]

Oppo R9s review: An important step forward

Oppo makes some small but important steps forward with its latest handset bound for Asia.

Without making much of a splash in the west, Oppo has found itself towards the top of the list of smartphone manufacturers. While the top two, Samsung and Apple, are still a ways out, Oppo is now a constant presence around the number four spot, and that’s no small achievement.

Like many other phone makers from China, we’ve seen significant improvements  [Read More…]