Realme 1 Review

Realme, the sub-brand of OPPO, a few days back launched its first phone in the Indian market dubbed as Realme 1 in an exclusively tie up with Amazon. This mid-ranger is launched to take on Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 5, Note 5 Pro, Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 and other smartphones at the price segment. Starting at Rs. 8,990, does it have all the might to defeat the competitor? Let’s check it out here. Continue reading “Realme 1 Review”

Realme 1 Unboxing and First Impressions

OPPO’s Realme just launched the new Realme 1 smartphone in India, as it had promised, in partnership with Amazon India. The first phone in this new series, the Realme 1 is meant to take on the smartphones like Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, Note 5 Pro, Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 and others in the price range. Continue reading “Realme 1 Unboxing and First Impressions”

OPPO Realme 1 with 6-inch FHD+ display, up to 6GB RAM, Android 8.1, Face unlock launched in India starting at Rs. 8990

Earlier this month OPPO and Amazon India partnered to introduce the Realme smartphone brand, and it had promised it has launched the Realme 1 smartphone in the country. It packs a 6-inch FHD+ display with 1.98mm slim bezels on the sides and 84.8% screen-to-body ratio, but it doesn’t have a notch like the OPPO A3 that was introduced recently. It is powered by the MediaTek Helio P60 12nm SoC with up to 6GB of RAM and runs on Android 8.1 (Oreo) with ColorOS 5.0 on top. Continue reading “OPPO Realme 1 with 6-inch FHD+ display, up to 6GB RAM, Android 8.1, Face unlock launched in India starting at Rs. 8990”

OPPO demos world’s first 5G video call using 3D structured light technology, coming to smartphones soon

OPPO today has announced that it has successfully demoed world’s first 5G video call using 3D structured light technology. The demonstration reproduced a 3D portrait image on a remote receiver using portrait information collected structured-light 3D camera of an OPPO phone and 5G NR terminal prototypes from Qualcomm. Continue reading “OPPO demos world’s first 5G video call using 3D structured light technology, coming to smartphones soon”

OPPO F7 Diamond Black Cricket Limited Edition launched in India

OPPO launched the F7 smartphone in India back in March for Rs. 21,990, which went on sale in the country starting April 9th. Last month OPPO  launched Diamond Black 128GB Special Edition F7 in the country. Today it has launched a new OPPO F7 Cricket Limited Edition smartphone in India. Continue reading “OPPO F7 Diamond Black Cricket Limited Edition launched in India”

OPPO and Amazon India partner to launch Realme smartphone brand, Realme 1 launching on May 15

After teasing a new brand yesterday, Amazon India has officially announced the launch of its new Realme brand in partnership with OPPO. It also said that the first phone – Realme 1 will launch with them exclusively on May 15th. This reveals Black Diamond version of the phone with triangular-cut patterns that shimmer bright and dark shades when seen from different angles, same as the OPPO F7. Last week OPPO introduced  A3 with similar Diamond patterns on the back, so the Realme 1 could be a cheaper version with a similar design. Continue reading “OPPO and Amazon India partner to launch Realme smartphone brand, Realme 1 launching on May 15”

OPPO A3 with 6.2-inch FHD+ 19:9 display, 128GB storage, face unlock, Android 8.1 announced

OPPO has announced A3, the company’s latest mid-range smartphone in China, as rumored. This has a similar 6.23-inch Full HD+19:9 aspect ratio display with 88% screen-to-body ratio, is powered by MediaTek Helio P60 with up to 6GB RAM, runs on ColorOS 5.0 based on Android 8.1 (Oreo) and has a 16-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, as the F7, but this has an 8-megapixel front camera instead of 25-megapixel front camera on the F7. Continue reading “OPPO A3 with 6.2-inch FHD+ 19:9 display, 128GB storage, face unlock, Android 8.1 announced”

OPPO A83 (2018) with 5.7-inch full-screen display, face unlock launched in India for Rs. 15990

OPPO launched the A83 earlier this year. Today it has launched OPPO A83 (2018), an upgraded version with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. Other specifications are same, including the 5.7 HD+ full-screen 2.5D curved glass display, MediaTek Helio P23 SoC with 3GB RAM, 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera with support for A.I beauty technology that scan 200 facial recognition spots to beautify a selfie shot perfectly as well as face unlock to unlock the phone quickly. Continue reading “OPPO A83 (2018) with 5.7-inch full-screen display, face unlock launched in India for Rs. 15990”

OPPO A3 with 6.2-inch FHD+ display, 6GB RAM, Android 8.1 gets certified, surfaces in benchmarks

OPPO A3, a variant of OPPO F7 recently got certified by TENAA and has also appeared on Geekbench listing. This has a similar 6.23-inch Full HD+19:9 aspect ratio display, is powered by MediaTek Helio P60 with up to 6GB RAM, runs on ColorOS 5.0 based on Android 8.1 (Oreo) and has a 16-megapixel raer camera with LED flash, but this has an 8-megapixel front camera instead of 25-megapixel front camera on the F7.
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OPPO patents smartphone with in-display fingerprint scanner

OPPO Under the display SensorVivo recently introduced the first smartphone in the world with an in-display fingerprint sensor followed by Huawei Mate RS Porche Design. Now OPPO appears to be the third one in the list as the company’s new patent which was received from State Intellectual Property Office of China (SIPO) reveals a fingerprint scanner under the display. Continue reading “OPPO patents smartphone with in-display fingerprint scanner”

OPPO F7 Review

When Apple starts a trend, it doesn’t take all that long for the competition to catch up. The notch though has seen a surprisingly quick uptake. Well, here we are with OPPO’s latest, the F7 continues the tradition of being a ‘selfie expert’ while catching up on a few new trends. We’ve been spending some time with the device and here’s what we think. Continue reading “OPPO F7 Review”

OPPO F7 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Benchmarks Comparison – MediaTek Helio P60 vs Snapdragon 636

The Redmi Note 5 Pro and OPPO F7 represent some of the most powerful smartphones that both the brands have to offer. What’s even more interesting is that they both sport all new chipsets. The Redmi Note 5 Pro with the Snapdragon 636 and the OPPO F7 with the MediaTek Helio P60, both smartphones are the first of their kind. We put the two through our standard test benchmark suite and here are the results.  Continue reading “OPPO F7 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Benchmarks Comparison — MediaTek Helio P60 vs Snapdragon 636”

OPPO F7 Hands On and Photo Gallery

OPPO just launched the F7, the company’s latest selfie-focused smartphone in India. It sports a 6.23-inch Full HD+19:9 aspect ratio display with a notch and 88% screen-to-body ratio. Since it a selfie-centric phone, the OPPO F7 comes with a 25-megapixel front camera. We have got our hands on the phone so let’s take a detailed look at hardware and specifications of the phone. Continue reading “OPPO F7 Hands On and Photo Gallery”

OPPO F7 with 6.23-inch FHD+ 19:9 display, 25MP front camera, Android 8.1 launched in India starting at Rs. 21990

OPPO just launched the F7, the company’s latest selfie-focused smartphone at an event in Mumbai. It has a 6.23-inch Full HD+19:9 aspect ratio display with a notch and 88% screen-to-body ratio, which it calls Super Full Screen and has a 25-megapixel front camera with support for real-time High Dynamic Range (HDR) sensor and AI Beauty 2.0 for an improved age and gender beautification effects and facial recognition capability by scanning 296 facial recognition points, a 20% improvement from the first-generation technology. Continue reading “OPPO F7 with 6.23-inch FHD+ 19:9 display, 25MP front camera, Android 8.1 launched in India starting at Rs. 21990”

OPPO A1 with 5.7-inch 18:9 display, face unlock announced

OPPO has introduced A1, the company’s latest mid-range smartphone in the ‘A series’ in China, which has similar specifications as the A83 that was introduced in China and launched in India recently, but it comes in two different colors and 64GB storage, compared to 32GB in the A83. It has a 5.7 HD+ full-screen 2.5D curved glass display, is powered by MediaTek Helio P23 SoC with 4GB RAM, comes with a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera.  Continue reading “OPPO A1 with 5.7-inch 18:9 display, face unlock announced”