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Oppo may not be a name you are super familiar with, but that could very well change in short order. Led by chief product offer Pete Lau, the co-founder of OnePlus, Oppo came out swinging during its Inno Day 2021 event with some impressive products, including a swank smartphone, its first NPU for high-end... Read more...
Do you see a crease in the photo above? You shouldn't, because according to Oppo chief product officer Pete Lau (who is also the co-founder of OnePlus), that is one of the pain points of the folding smartphone form factor that Oppo set to address in developing its first-ever folding phone, the Find N. Lau made the... Read more...
OPPO shared a video of a smartphone showcasing a retractable camera ahead of its INNO Day 2021 event that is scheduled to begin on December 14. The retractable camera is housed on the back of the phone's body and appears to be water resistant. Qualcomm recently shared its upcoming premium Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 mobile... Read more...
Folding smartphones are a thing now, like Samsung's Galaxy Z Fold 2. But looking to one-up the competition, Oppo has come up with a folding phone that is truly different, and not a copycat of existing designs. Meet the Oppo X Nendo (shown above), a three-headed folding phone concept designed in collaboration with... Read more...
Over the past year, we've seen different form-factors emerge for smartphones as OEMs look to differentiate their flagship devices. We've seen interesting entries like the Galaxy Fold and Motorola Razr 5G folding phones along with the rotating display on the LG Wing.  Oppo is looking to go in a different direction... Read more...
As a HotHardware reader, we’re pretty sure you’ve heard of Oppo before. But if you live in the US and don't follow the latest developments in mobile technology, it’s possible you’re not (yet) familiar with the brand -- unless you’re a hard-core A/V geek and remember the company’s critically acclaimed range... Read more...
Quick, someone fetch a sweat rag for Samsung, because it suddenly has some competition in the ultra-high end Android smartphone space with what looks to be a worthy rival to its Galaxy S20 lineup. During a press event in China, Oppo unveiled its flagship Find X2 series consisting of the Find X2 and Find X2 Pro, both... Read more...
Over in India, smartphone maker Oppo is releasing its new "Reno2" series (stylized without a space), with a global launch planned sometime later. According to Oppo, the Reno2 models are about "unleashing creativity." It aims to accomplish that by giving users access to a quad-camera configuration with a 5X Hybrid... Read more...
The Samsung Galaxy Note Edge popularized the notion of curved displays on smartphones, and the feature has proliferated on Android smartphones in the years that have followed. Oppo is taking the curved display concept to the extreme with what it is calling the Waterfall Screen. The curve of the display extends much... Read more...
In the ongoing quest to offer a truly full-front display on a smartphone, Oppo just unveiled the first-ever selfie camera that sits underneath the screen of a handset. The design means not having to contend with a bezel or notch, or any of the existing alternatives, such as a motorized pop-up camera or punch-hole... Read more...
It's amazing how fast the industry is moving with regards to addressing selfie cameras and the increasing desire for minimal bezels on smartphones. The Essential Phone and iPhone X introduced us to notches in 2017, while we got slider mechanisms and punch-hole cutouts in 2018. This year, we've seen flip cameras... Read more...
Forget about recent leaks detailing Oppo's new Reno smartphone. The Chinese smartphone maker has now officially revealed its newest flagship phone, of which there are two versions initially—the 10X Zoom Edition and a Standard Edition model. There will also be a 5G model later on down the line. While similar overall... Read more...
Is 2019 the year of the “foldable” smartphone? It will be if Oppo has anything to say about it. Oppo’s latest patent reveals a foldable phone with no bezels and a unique pop-up camera. Rumor has it that Oppo will officially announce the device by the end of 2019. Renderings of Oppo's Foldable Smartphone-- Image... Read more...
If one thing is for sure, recent home TV and movies services market changes have been seismic. Over the years we have gone through Beta, VHS, laser discs, DVDs, HD-DVD, Blu-Ray, but nothing has reshaped the home entertainment landscape like streaming video. Each time a new form factor for delivering movies in the home... Read more...
An Oppo invite is making the rounds that wants people to tune in on January 16. We won't know precisely what the event is about until tomorrow, but rumors point to technology that is an evolution of tech that Oppo showed off back in 2017 at MWC. That tech was for a slick 5x optical zoom system that uses a... Read more...
Oppo's Find X smartphone launched during the summer, and it had a very attractive design that eschewed the notch design that the iPhone X popularized (and was quickly followed by many others). Instead, the Find X got around the need for a notch by using a motorized, pop-up camera that hid away when not needed. A new... Read more...
It was just a few short months ago when OnePlus launched its current flagship Android smartphone: the OnePlus 6. As one might expect with a high-end Android device in 2018, it came equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, up to 8GB of RAM, up to 256GB of internal storage and a notched display. The company is back it again, this time Read more...
5G is coming, and OEMs are already preparing next-generation smartphone designs that will take advantage of the follow-up to 4G LTE technology. The latest is Oppo, which has completed its initial 5G testing with a modified version of the R15 smartphone. The smartphone was fitted with Qualcomm's new Snapdragon X50... Read more...
Oppo's next flagship phone could potentially end up with more RAM than many mainstream PCs, or at least the ones that ship with 4GB or 8GB of system memory. The upcoming R17 might have them beat with a whopping 10GB of RAM. That would be the most amount of RAM of any smartphone date, even those by the biggest... Read more...
Oh display notch, how we barely knew thee. The iPhone X introduced the masses to the display notch on smartphone. Shortly after, Android manufacturers broke out their copying machines to implement similar designs on their flagships. Now, however, some rather inventive OEMs are looking past the stopgap notch in an... Read more...
Analysts are hitting Apple and its suppliers hard this week, alleging that shipment forecasts for the high-end iPhone X smartphone have been slashed for Q1 2018. The reduced shipping forecast comes on the heels of lackluster demand for the high-end smartphone at the end of the holiday shopping season. Analyst Zhang... Read more...
Apple has been criticized for not innovating as much as it could have with its iPhone 7, a handset that critics feel is an uninspired upgrade over previous iPhone models. If Apple is unwilling to listen to the critics, it may want to pay attention to the sales figures and market share reports, which seem to be saying... Read more...
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