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Oppo’s two latest Android phones were cheating on processor benchmarks

The Find X and F7 are the latest Android phones to juke the stats.

The Oppo Find X and F7, two of Oppo’s latest Android phones, have recently been outed for cheating on processor benchmarks with the popular 3DMark benchmark app.

UL Benchmarks revealed this info on October 18, saying that the two Oppo phones were designed to know when 3DMark was running and then crank themselves into high-gear to get the best possible results. When a  [Read More…]

OPPO’s upcoming smartphone will be the first to feature Gorilla Glass 6

The OPPO F9 series will likely be the first to offer Corning’s Gorilla Glass 6.

Corning unveiled Gorilla Glass 6 last month, offering better protection against tumbles. Corning says Gorilla Glass 6 is able to withstand multiple drops — averaging up to 15 drops from one meter — without breaking, and it’s also touted to be more resistant to scratches when seen against Gorilla Glass 5.

Today, Corning announced that Gorilla Glass 6 will make its debut  [Read More…]

What is OPPO’s budget brand ‘Realme’ all about?

Despite their meteoric rise in the smartphone industry, not a lot of people have heard about OPPO and their mobile devices. Especially in the Western world.

Yet the company has been selling phones since 2011 and has largely done so in Southeast Asia, the Middle East and Africa. But in 2018 OPPO has big plans for expansion, which might even include North America.

Nevertheless for the time being, the company has chosen to focus on the ever-expanding Indian market.

According  [Read More…]

What is OPPO’s budget brand, Realme all about?

Despite their meteoric rise in the smartphone industry, not a lot of people have heard about OPPO and their mobile devices. Especially in the Western world.

Yet the company has been selling phones since 2011 and has largely done so in Southeast Asia, the Middle East and Africa. But in 2018 OPPO has big plans for expansion, which might even include North America.

Nevertheless for the time being, the company has chosen to focus on the ever-expanding Indian market.

According  [Read More…]

OPPO’s latest Find X flagship is coming to North America

OPPO, a Chinese smartphone brand whose phones have been limited thus far to China, India, and a few other Asian countries, announced today its intentions of launching its latest flagship, the OPPO Find X in North America. Most US customers aren’t really familiar with Oppo, but the company hopes to change that soon enough.

OPPO just unveiled the Find X during an event in Paris and the device looks quite promising. At least, at first sight. Unlike the majority of  [Read More…]

Strategy Analytics: OPPO’s R9s was the world’s best-selling Android in Q1

In a recent report, research firm Strategy Analytics revealed the iPhone 7 took the crown as the world’s best-selling smartphone model in the first quarter of 2017 with 21.5 million units shipped globally. It was closely followed by its larger brother – the iPhone 7 Plus, which sold in 17.4 million quantities. So far, so […]

Meet Oppo’s dual selfie camera phone, the F3 Plus

With dual-cameras becoming so popular in the smartphone industry, OPPO is also joining the bandwagon. But unlike other OEMs which put a dual camera on the back of their phones, OPPO is adoring its new F3 Plus with a dual selfie camera instead. OPPO has been known for making selfie-centric phones and with the new […]

OPPO’s new F3 Plus has two front-facing cameras for true ‘selfie experts’

Turn the power of a dual-sensor camera on yourself and become a ‘selfie expert!’

Dual camera sensors have become one of those trendy features included on newer phones, but that setup has typically been kept to the back of the phone. Enter OPPO, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer behind the F-series of phones for “selfie experts”. The company’s latest phone, the F3 Plus, features two front-facing camera sensors — a 16MP main-camera and a 8MP sub-camera.

While OPPO  [Read More…]

Oppo’s 5x optical zoom camera is like a periscope inside your phone

ZOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOM!

We live in a glorious age of dual-camera smartphones. Huawei uses a color sensor plus a monochrome sensor to enhance detail and contrast. LG has a standard angle camera plus an ultra-wide-angle one. Apple uses a pair of cameras to offer a 2x optical zoom.

Oppo is jumping into the dual camera age with their own take at MWC 2017: a two-sensor system that combines a standard angle camera with a telephoto zoom, but taking it all  [Read More…]

Oppo F1 Plus review: iPhone-esque, but Oppo’s best yet

Oppo has seen massive growth in the last 12 months, and this is its best phone yet.

The quick take

Oppo is a name still alien to the smartphone masses in the West, but that hasn’t stopped it from working hard in the East. It’s been steadily putting out better and better phones in the last year or so, culminating in the F1 Plus — its best yet. It looks a bit too much like an iPhone  [Read More…]