High-speed charging of rumored smartwatch undercuts current charging periods
Chinese smartphone producer Oppo may be joining the smartwatch market with its own device, with an interesting power system. The manufacturer is apparently going to counter the woeful day-long battery life that currently plagues smartwatches by making the recharging process as quick as possible, with claims that Oppo has managed to get this down to as short as five minutes.
Oppo N3 holds 16MP camera in motorized rotating module
Chinese mobile phone manufacturer Oppo has revealed two new smartphones it is planning to ship in the near future. Teased earlier this month, the Oppo N3 has a revolving camera module at the top capable of rotating on it's own, while the Oppo R5 aims to take the slimmest-smartphone crown, with its metal body measuring just 4.85mm thick.
Rotating camera module of Oppo N3 said to use motor rather than manual turning
Chinese phone manufacturer Oppo has started to tease the follow-up to the N1 smartphone. The Oppo N3 will allegedly have a large rotating camera module, a unique feature similar to its predecessor, though this time it is tipped to use an electric motor to swivel the camera around from the front to the back, rather than relying on the user to move it themselves.
Oppo Find 7 joined by lower-specification Find 7a
Oppo has unveiled its new flagship smartphone, the Find 7, as well as a more restrained version in the form of the Find 7a. Offering a 5.5-inch display with a resolution of 1440x2560 and a pixel density of 538ppi, the Find 7 uses a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor running at 2.5GHz, supported by an Adreno 330 GPU, 3GB of RAM and 32GB of expandable storage.
Oppo Neo has 4.5-inch 854x480 display, launching in Indonesia
Chinese phone manufacturer Oppo has launched a new smartphone in Indonesia. The Oppo Neo is a mid-range device sporting an 854x480-resolution 4.5-inch display, and though it does not have the resolution and specifications of the recent Oppo N1, the Neo does offer an extra-sensitive screen that is claimed to be responsive even if the user wears gloves.
CyanogenMod ROM for Oppo N1 available to download
Owners of the standard version of the Oppo N1 are able to download and install the CyanogenMod ROM for the device. The ROM, replacing the ColorOS version of Android offered with the device by default, has been customized to take advantage of some of the built-in hardware, reports Android Central. Support for the rotating camera and the O-Click Bluetooth remote control are included in the ROM, which can be downloaded from the Oppo Forums.
Promotional version of Oppo N1 available only through competitions
Oppo has launched another mid-range smartphone in China, while another recent release has been spotted flying another company's colors. The Oppo N1 has been photographed with Pepsi branding as a promotional limited-edition device, and the Oppo R1 offers a 5-inch IPS display, a resolution of 720x1280, and a thickness of just 7.1mm.
Oppo said to prep superphone with Find 7
Oppo may have its eye on becoming the first smartphone manufacturer to take advantage of the latest and greatest chip technology from Qualcomm, packing a Snapdragon 805 into the forthcoming Find 7. Additionally, GizChina reports, the new device could pack a 2K display, delivering one of the highest-resolution screens on any handheld device. The handset will also apparently have 4G connectivity, which will greatly help it compete in the Chinese market.
Oppo smartphone with 13MP swivel camera expands to Europe, US
Chinese phone manufacturer Oppo has revealed it will be shipping the N1 to the United States and Europe, starting from December 10th. The smartphone, originally launched in September, offers a unique 13-megapixel camera in a rotatable housing, allowing it to be used on both the front and back of the smartphone, as well as for alternative camera angles.
Camera can be pointed towards rear or front of Oppo N1
Chinese mobile phone manufacturer Oppo has launched its teased smartphone, complete with unique camera module. The Oppo N1 allows its top-mounted 13-megapixel camera unit to rotate around 206 degrees, allowing the same camera to be used for front-facing, rear-facing and alternative angled photographs.
Rear-mounted buttons possible addition to Chinese smartphone
Chinese phone producer Oppo is teasing its next mobile device release through its own social media accounts. Images on the Sina Weibo microblogging service from the company suggest the next device will be called the Oppo N1, and will apparently have a similar rear-mounted control scheme to that of the LG G2 smartphone.
Uses 4.7-inch IPS display, quad-core processor, 8MP Sony Exmor camera
Chinese producer Oppo has launched a new smartphone that is making its way to Europe in the future, and possibly the United States. The R819 has a 4.7-inch IPS display with a 720p resolution, a quad-core MediaTek processor with 1GB of RAM, and 16GB of storage into a 7.3mm (0.29 inches) and weighing just 110 grams (3.9 ounces).
Quantities of red Oppo handset unknown
Chinese manufacturer Oppo appears ready to release a red variant of its Find 5 flagship smartphone. The red edition showed up on a Chinese tech news site on Friday, but details on its availability remain scarce. Reports hold that the red Find 5 will be a limited edition device with no set release date.
Five-inch 1080p display, quad-core Snapdragon S4 used, 4G LTE missing
Chinese device manufacturer Oppo has put its Find 5 smartphone on sale in Europe. The mobile phone, available as an unlocked handset directly from Oppo itself via its European online store, offers a five-inch display with a 1080p resolution, giving it a pixel density of 441 pixels per inch, while inside is a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro running at 1.5GHz with 2GB of RAM.
Chinese maker OPPO takes the wraps off its Find 5, set for US in Q1
OPPO has taken the covers off the latest Android superphone at its first official US launch event, reports TNW. The new Find 5, which will go on sale in the US for $499 off-contract early next year, uses the same display as the Droid DNA, which measures 5-inches diagonally, a 1080p resolution with a pixel density of 441 pixels per inch. Similarly, it also packs the same Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro quad-core processor clocked at 1.5GHz matched with 2GB of RAM.
Oppo Find 5 will be compatible with AT&T, T-Mobile
Oppo has released full specs and pricing information for its forthcoming Find 5 smartphone. The new flagship handset from the Chinese manufacturer will retail for $499 when it launches next week, and Oppo revealed that it will be compatible with T-Mobile, AT&T, and Simple Mobile's 3G networks. The Find 5 will be released unlocked and contract-free .
Slimmest smartphone to date bound for Chinese market
Chinese electronics manufacturer Oppo appears to be readying to release the Finder, a smartphone that is claimed to snag the title of World's Slimmest at just over a quarter of an inch in depth. A video showing off the slim handset was released yesterday, and specs for the device have been appearing on numerous tech blogs.
Chinese manufacturer teases 6.65mm-thick phone
Chinese handset maker OPPO is holding a contest for the public to name a forthcoming, as-yet-unannounced phone. At the same time, Engadget China has leaked an image of an OPPO handset that could snag the title of World's Thinnest Smartphone. The ultra-slim handset is rumored to measure just .26-inch thick.
OPPO Find 3 Android phone coming to China
A new smartphone due for China, the OPPO Find 3, is due to arrive soon with some impressive specs. Made to compete with the Meizu MX, it is made of metal, glass and silicon and sports relatively high-end specs. These include a dual-core, 1.5GHz processor from Qualcomm, 1GB of RAM and a four-inch touchscreen.
Android-powered Oppo X903 gets 1GHz CPU
Chinese company Oppo has unveiled its first Android smartphone, the X903. The promised specs are fairly impressive, with a 4-inch IPS screen made by Hitachi and sporting a 10-point, multi-touch layer. It slides open to show off a hardware QWERTY keyboard as well.
Oppo Digital intros BDP-93 Blu-ray player
Oppo Digital has announced its latest Blu-ray player, the BDP-93. It will succeed the BDP-83 that was sent out to a select few back in 2009, and get all of its features as well as support for Blu-ray 3D specification including dual HDMI 1.4a outputs, Netflix Watch Instantly functionality and Blockbuster on Demand. Wi-Fi and an eSATA port are also part of the features.
Oppo BDP-80 sheds minor features for price cut
Oppo has begun its week by launching the lowest-cost Blu-ray player in what's normally a high-end line. The BDP-80 is similar to the BDP-83 but drops the secondary video processor, moving all work to the main decoder; it sheds 24p DVD upscaling in the process. Slightly older DACs as well as the absences of IR and RS-232 (serial) ports also help separate the BDP-80 from its earlier but more expensive predecessor.
Oppo to introduce cheaper Blu-ray player at CES
Oppo Digital hs announced via a Twitter update that it will soon release a new, less costly Blu-ray player. Thus far, Oppo Digital only offers the $499 BDP-83 Blu-ray player and an $899 Special Edition of the same, with a more detailed and official announcement of the less expensive device to come out early in January. This can only mean the details will be made public at CES, and there are no known specifics about the new device at this time.
Oppo BDP-83 now shipping
Oppo is now shipping its flagship Blu-ray player, the BDP-83, with shoppers anywhere in North America able to purchase it from Amazon. First announced last year, the player has Anchor Bay video processing and supports SACD and DVD Audio discs. Users can also play back content on USB flash drivers thanks to a pair of USB ports, there is an Ethernet jack for accessing BD-Live content and there is a full set of connections for 7.1-channel analog audio support.
Oppo BDP-83 Blu-ray player
Oppo Digital's BDP-83 Blu-ray player, first spotted at CEDIA last fall, now has a release date and pricing info for those early customers who e-mailed the company and expressed interest in the advanced Blu-ray disc player. This is Oppo's first Blu-ray player, as the company is most famous for its upscaling DVD players capable of supporting multiple formats that include SACD, DVD-Audio and HDCD.
Oppo Blu-ray at CEDIA
Members of community site AVSForum today said they have spotted an unannounced Blu-ray player from Oppo at the CEDIA home theater expo. The BDP-S83 would be the company's first movie reader of the type and currently has no formal announcement, although certain clues are visible from the device. An Ethernet jack confirms that it would come as a Blu-Ray Profile 2.0 player with Internet-based special features.