Chinese smartphone vendor OPPO has shunned new technology for once and released a 4G phone, the A16s, which will retail for $249.
The OPPO A94 5G is the third low-budget model from this Chinese vendor released this year, and also the most expensive of the lot, the others being the A54 5G and A74 5G.
Component shortages have ensured that third-quarter global smartphone shipments would fall, with the technology analyst firm Canalys reporting a drop of 6% for the three months ending in September, according to preliminary figures issued on Friday. The second quarter had witnessed a drop of 20.4%.
Chinese smartphone maker OPPO has announced ColorOS 12, a new version of its modified Android mobile operating system, describing it as being closer to stock Android.
Smartphone shipments are set to drop globally due to semiconductor shortages, with technology analyst firm Counterpoint Research forecasting that the total units shipped for the calendar year would be about 1.41 billion, an increase of 6% year-on-year.
Honor, the budget smartphone line formerly owned by Huawei, has become the third highest selling device in China, overtaking Xiaomi, the technology analyst firm Counterpoint Research says.
Oppo's newly upgraded Communications Lab, with Ericsson's help, has three major modules, a Radio Frequency Lab, a Protocol Lab and a Network Simulation Lab, and will ensure Oppo smartphones are among the first to implement many of the latest 5G innovations and drive the evolution of global communication technology.
Shipments of 5G smartphones to emerging markets rose by 6.5% in the second quarter of 2021 compared to the first three months of the year, the technology analyst firm Counterpoint Research says, adding that the total shipments of smartphones to these markets dropped by 5% in the same period.
The Australian arm of Chinese smartphone maker OPPO has donated $52,000 to help in restoration efforts for the Great Barrier Reef.
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi may have grabbed the international headlines, but another brand, vivo, owned by giant BBK Electronics, has quietly moved up to take the top spot in the Chinese market, the technology analyst company Counterpoint Research says.
Smartphone vendor OPPO is offering bonus gifts to those who buy its Find X3 models ahead of 9 September, with the promotion aimed at those looking to snap up a gift for Father's Day.
Chinese smartphone maker vivo has undercut its own stablemate OPPO and released a 5G phone, the Y52 5G, that is cheaper than OPPO's A54 5G which was released in April.
Imagine a next-gen smartphone with no notches or punch-hole cameras, that also doesn't require a pop-up camera due to next-gen under-screen camera (USC) tech: well, imagine no longer as Oppo has demonstrated it.
5G smartphones are fast becoming the norm, with Oppo expanding its A-series line-up with its third 5G model with the A94, sitting alongside the A74 5G and A54 5G.
The OPPO A74 5G is another low-budget device that has entered the market recently, and one that could claim to be the second-lowest priced 5G smartphone in Australia.
Canalys' stats for Q1 2021 show Xiaomi in No.2 spot behind Samsung for the first time, pushing Apple to third, with the BKK-owned brands Oppo and Vivo in fourth and fifth spots, with Xiaomi's success at the expense of Huawei, but it's still Apple that makes the most money - and is BKK the real No.1?
Chinese smartphone vendor OPPO has launched three new true wireless stereo earphones in Australia: the Enco Air, Enco Free2 and Enco X.
The 5G SA-compatible eSIM features on Oppo's latest flagship 5G smartphone, the Oppo Find X3 Pro, and is promised to "bring new possibilities for smart devices in the 5G era."
Optus in collaboration with Ericsson and Oppo, have doubled down on 5G advancements, announcing a successful completion of a voice call over a commercial 5G standalone network.
Chinese smartphone brand realme has seen its sales grow by 82% quarter-on-quarter and 451% year-on-year during the first quarter of 2021, making it the seventh biggest brand in the Middle Kingdom, the technology analyst firm Counterpoint Research says.
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