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Oppo on Friday unveiled its new smartphone – Oppo A57 – in its home country China. The Oppo A57 is mid-range smartphone that will become available in China starting December 12 at a price of CNY 1,599 (roughly Rs. 16,000). It will be available in two colour variants – Rose Gold and Gold. There’s no word yet on launch of Oppo A57 in other markets.

The dual-SIM Oppo A57 runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow out-of-the-box customised with Oppo’s ColorOS 3.0 skin on top. It is powered by an octa-core 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 SoC coupled with 3GB of RAM and Adreno 505 GPU for graphics. The smartphone packs a 5.2-inch HD (720×1280) LCD display with 2.5D curved glass.

The Oppo A57 houses a 16-megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture. The rear camera is a 13-megapixel shooter with an aperture of f/2.2, and PDAF, along with an LED flash module. The smartphone also has a fingerprint scanner mounted on the physical home button on the front. For storage, Oppo A57 has an inbuilt storage of 32GB that can be expanded via a microSD card (up to 128GB). Connectivity options in the smartphone include 4G LTE, GPRS/EDGE, Bluetooth v4.1, Wi-Fi, GPS, USB, and 3.5mm audio jack. The smartphone is powered by a 2900mAh battery.

The Oppo A57 measures 149.1×72.9×7.65mm and weighs in at 147 grams.

As expected, Chinese mobile manufacturer Oppo has launched the R9s and R9s Plus smartphones. The Oppo R9s and Oppo R9s Plus will be available in Gold and Rose Gold colour variants in China, and are priced at CNY 2,799 (roughly Rs. 27,700) and CNY 3,499 (roughly Rs. 34,700) respectively. The devices are up for pre-order, and the shipping will begin on October 28 in the country.

As the name suggests, the Oppo R9s Plus is the larger variant of the two. It sports a 6-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. It is powered by a 1.9GHz Snapdragon 653 octa-core processor paired with 6GB RAM and Adreno 510 GPU. It offers 64GB of internal storage that can be further expanded via the hybrid microSD card slot (up to 128GB).

There’s a 16-megapixel Sony IMX398 camera sensor with f/1.7 aperture, dual-core focus, OIS, and LED flash. An additional 16-megapixel sensor is also housed in the front for selfies. The Oppo R9s Plus runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow out-of-the-box with the ColorOS 3.0 skin on top, and sports a hybrid dual-SIM dual-standby card slot.

It packs a 4000mAh battery with VOOC flash charging technology. The company claims that the smartphone can give up to 2 hours of talk time after just 5 minutes of charge. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, GPS, Wi-Fi, NFC, and Bluetooth 4.0. The Oppo R9s Plus measures at 163.63×80.8×7.35mm and weighs 185 grams.

Coming to the smaller variant, the Oppo R9s features a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. It is powered by 2.0GHz Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor paired with 4GB RAM and Adreno 506 GPU. It packs a smaller 3010mAh battery with VOOC fast charging tech, and the optics lack OIS. The Oppo R9s measures at 153×74.3×6.58mm and weighs 145 grams.

The fingerprint sensor is located below the display inside the Home Button. Oppo further mentions that the smartphones come with three antenna lines with just 0.3mm width, while traditional metal smartphones sport 1.5mm to 2mm width antenna lines. There’s no word on India availability the Oppo R9s and Oppo R9s Plus.

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Oppo India on Thursday launched the Oppo F1s Diwali Limited Edition smartphone. Sporting the same Rs. 17,990 price tag as the original, the smartphone will go up for pre-orders from Oppo Concept Stores from October 8 to October 13, and will go up for sale on October 14 via Snapdeal.

The Oppo F1s Diwali Limited Edition smartphone is identical in terms of specifications with the original Oppo F1s smartphone that was launched in India in August. However, it features a redesigned rear panel with a ‘gilded Diwali pattern’ or a flame, alongside signatures from brand ambassadors Hrithik Roshan and Sonam Kapoor. The limited edition smartphone comes with Diwali Elements theme that bears special icons amongst other changes.

The Oppo F1s sports a 16-megapixel front-facing camera with a 1/3.1-inch sensor and f/2.0 aperture, certainly the highlight of the smartphone. Other selfie-focused features on the smartphone include its Beautify 4.0 app for selfie editing, the Selfie Panorama feature that stitches together three selfies, and the Screen Flash feature.

The smartphone also sports a fingerprint sensor on the home button, and Oppo claims it unlocks the F1s in as little as 0.22 seconds. The company is also touting the fingerprint sensor based shortcuts on the Oppo F1s for making voice calls and launching apps.

The dual-SIM (Nano-SIM card) Oppo F1s runs ColorOS 3.0 based on Android 5.1 Lollipop, and sports a 5.5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) IPS display with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection apart from support for gloved and wet touch input. It is powered by an octa-core MediaTek MT6750 SoC, coupled with the Mali-T860 MP2 GPU and 3GB of RAM.

The Oppo F1s bears a 13-megapixel rear camera with PDAF autofocus, an f/2.2 aperture, and dual-LED flash. The smartphone comes with 32GB of inbuilt storage that’s expandable via microSD card (up to 32GB). Connectivity options include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, USB OTG, GPS, and Bluetooth v4.0. The smartphone is powered by a 3075mAh battery, measures 154.5x76x7.38mm, and weighs 160 grams. Sensors on board include proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, accelerometer, and digital compass.

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Chinese smartphone maker Oppo on Wednesday launched the Oppo F1s selfie-focused smartphone at an event in Mumbai, India. The smartphone is priced at Rs. 17,990, and will go on sale from August 11 via Amazon India and retail stores across the country. It will be made available in Gold, Rose Gold, and Grey colour variants.

The Oppo F1s sports a 16-megapixel front-facing camera with a 1/3.1-inch sensor and f/2.0 aperture, certainly the highlight of the smartphone. Other selfie-focused features on the smartphone include its Beautify 4.0 app for selfie editing, the Selfie Panorama feature that stitches together three selfies, and the Screen Flash feature.

The smartphone also sports a fingerprint sensor on the home button, and Oppo claims it unlocks the F1s in as little as 0.22 seconds. The company is also touting the fingerprint sensor based shortcuts on the Oppo F1s for making voice calls and launching apps.

The dual-SIM (Nano-SIM card) Oppo F1s runs ColorOS 3.0 based on Android 5.1 Lollipop, and sports a 5.5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) IPS display with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection apart from support for gloved and wet touch input. It is powered by an octa-core MediaTek MT6750 SoC, coupled with the Mali-T860 MP2 GPU and 3GB of RAM.

The Oppo F1s bears a 13-megapixel rear camera with PDAF autofocus, an f/2.2 aperture, and dual-LED flash. The smartphone comes with 32GB of inbuilt storage that’s expandable via microSD card (up to 32GB). Connectivity options include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, USB OTG, GPS, and Bluetooth v4.0. The smartphone is powered by a 3075mAh battery, measures 154.5x76x7.38mm, and weighs 160 grams. Sensors on board include proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, accelerometer, and digital compass.

Sky Li, Oppo Global VP, MD of International Mobile Business and President of Oppo India, said in an emailed statement on the F1s Launch, “Being a priority market for Oppo, we understand Indian consumer’s demand for excellent camera quality and the ongoing selfie craze. Oppo has a rich experience in camera technology and has been the industry leader with several accolades and awards to its credit. And today we are carrying this legacy forward and stepping up the selfie revolution, by launching the upgraded Selfie Expert – F1s to share advanced photography technology with an even wider range of users in India and also offer them an outstanding photographic experience.”

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Chinese smartphone maker Oppo is now the leader in the home smartphone market with 23 percent market share in terms of sales, followed by Huawei with 17.4 percent, and Vivo with 12 percent, a market research said Saturday.

Oppo’s market share right now is also more than both Apple and Samsung combined in China, the Counterpoint Research report for the month of June showed. Apple’s share in China has shrunk to 2014 levels at 9 percent and Xiaomi is at a three-year low with 6.8 percent.

Back in 2014, Oppo was responsible for less than 2 percent of the smartphones sold in China.

By June 2015, Oppo’s share has grown up to 6.1 percent and now in June this year, it is up to a historic high at 22.9 percent.

Prior to this, Huawei and Xiaomi were leading the way. In fact, Xiaomi appears to only make 6.8 percent of China’s smartphones, down from 15.1 percent in the previous year.

Oppo R9, sold elsewhere as Oppo F1 Plus, is the best-selling device in June with 5 percent market share.

Oppo will be launching its next selfie-focused smartphone, the Oppo F1s, a successor to the popular Oppo F1 device, on August 3.

Billed as a “selfie expert,” the device can have some improvements in the camera compared to that of its predecessor but it’s still not confirmed exactly what will be better this time around.

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Oppo has announced the launch of its next selfie-focused smartphone, the Oppo F1s, for next month. The handset successor to the Oppo F1 that was launched earlier this year, not much else is known about it right now.

On Wednesday, Oppo Mobile India tweeted an August 3 launch announcement for the Oppo F1s, tipping availability of the smartphone in the country.

To recall, the Oppo F-Series was launched back at CES 2016, and the company had then said the lineup would be focused on optics while still staying value for money. Oppo had vowed “excellent camera performance”, as well as “impressive specs” at “amazing prices.”

The Oppo F1 was launched in India in January at Rs. 15,990 already has an upgraded variant, the Oppo F1 Plus, which was launched in India in April at Rs. 26,990.

The dual-SIM Oppo F1 smartphone runs on ColorOS 2.1 based on Android 5.1 Lollipop, sports an aluminium body and is slim at 7.25mm. It houses a 5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) resolution IPS display, is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 SoC with 3GB of LPDDR3 RAM.

In the camera department, the Oppo F1 bears a 13-megapixel rear camera with f/2.2 aperture and single LED flash. It also includes an 8-megapixel front-facing camera with wider f/2.0 aperture (1/ 4-inch sensor) along with software features such as Beautify 3.0, 8 live colour filters, and more.

The Oppo F1 Plus on the other hand bears a 13-megapixel camera with LED flash, with an f/2.2 aperture. It features PDAF (phase detection autofocus) and 4K video recording. It comes with a 16-megapixel front camera with an f/2.0 aperture.

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Oppo has unveiled its new A-collection cellphone, the A37, in China. Priced at CNY 1,299 (about Rs. thirteen,300), the Oppo A37 is now to be had to shop for in China through the corporation’s reliable shop. The agency has to date not revealed plans to launch the Oppo A37 in more markets.

The Oppo A37 functions a wi-five-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) IPS display and comes with a pixel density of 293ppi. The telephone runs ColorOS three.zero based totally on Android wi-fi.1 Lollipop and is derived with dual-SIM support (Micro-SIM + Nano-SIM). it’ll be available in China in Gold, gray, and Rose Gold hues.

underneath the hood, the Oppo A37 is powered by way of an octa-middle MediaTek MT6750 processor clocked at 1.5GHz paired with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage. The handset helps expandable garage via microSD card (as much as 128GB). Connectivity options consist of GPRS/ aspect, 3G, 4G, Bluetooth, NFC, c084d04ddacadd4b971ae3d98fecfb2a, GPS/ A-GPS, USB-OTG, and Micro-USB. The Oppo listing conwi-firms that the A37 cellphone will assist India LTE bands.

The Oppo A37 sports an 8-megapixel rear digital camera with LED flash, BSI sensor, f/2.2 aperture, and complete-HD (1080p) video recording capability. there is a wiwireless-megapixel the front digicam on board as properly. it is backed by means of a 2630mAh non-detachable battery. It measures 143.1x71x7.68mm and weighs 136 grams.

The chinese business enterprise in advance this month unveiled its new A59 phone in China. Priced at CNY 1,799 (approximately Rs. 18,500), the Oppo A59 turned into to be had in Gold and Rose Gold colour alternatives. one of the highlight features of the Oppo A37 changed into it supported VoLTE (voice over LTE).

Oppo has unveiled its new A59 smartphone in China. Priced at CNY 1,799 (about Rs. 18,500), the Oppo A59 will be to be had to shop for beginning June 18 thru the employer’s professional on-line shop.

The A59 smartphone may be to be had in Gold and Rose Gold coloration alternatives. The chinese corporation as of now has no longer revealed any plans for the international launch of the Oppo A59.

Oppo A59 capabilities a wi-fi.wi-fi-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) IPS show and springs with a pixel density of 267ppi. it’s miles powered by an octa-core MediaTek MT6750 processor clocked at 1.5GHz paired with 3GB of RAM. The handset packs 32GB of inbuilt storage and helps expandable garage through microSD card (up to 128GB). It runs Android wi-fi.1 Lollipop with the business enterprise’s ColorOS 3.0 UI on pinnacle.

The phone sports a thirteen-megapixel rear digicam with an LED flash and PDAF (segment detection autofocus). it can wiwireless video at 1080p decision. there’s a wi-fi-megapixel the front-going through digital camera on board as well.

Oppo touts the A59’s metal unibody layout and consists of a 3075mAh battery. The A59 bears dual speakers on the lowest panel along via the charging slot.

The telephone measures 154.5x76x7.38mm and weighs one hundred sixty grams. Connectivity options on the cellphone include 4G, VoLTE, 3G, c084d04ddacadd4b971ae3d98fecfb2a, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, and Micro-USB. The respectable list of the Oppo A59 conwi-firms that the phone is like minded with Indian LTE bands. The telephone capabilities wi-fingerprint scanner this is embedded on the house button and Oppo claims can unlock the cellphone in 0.22 seconds.

consistent with the Q1 2016 smartphone shipments and marketplace proportion document with the aid of method Analytics, Huawei, Oppo, and Xiaomi saw a rise in market share year-on-year in the first quarter, whilst the other two smartphone manufacturers inside the top 5 – Apple and Samsung – saw a drop.

method Analytics says that at the same time as Samsung retained its most fulfilling function in phrases phone shipments, it saw a drop of three.7 million gadgets shipped 12 months-on-year – with seventy nine million smartphones shipped. it is marketplace percentage dropped zero.four percent year-on-12 months to 24.6 percentage. The South Korean tech massive is stated to have stored its top spot position in particular because of its flagship Galaxy S7 fashions and J-collection models. As for its rival Apple, the firm retained its number position with fifty one.2 million devices, however saw a yr-on-year drop of 10 million devices, and a drop in telephone marketplace share from 17.7 percentage to 15.3 percent.

talking approximately the chinese language cellphone brands, Huawei maintained its 1/3 function with 8.5 percent market share, that’s 3.five percentage more from the identical zone closing year. The corporation’s telephone shipments within the first region grew sixty four percentage year-on-yr, to deliver an outstanding 28.3 million smartphones global. “Huawei is ultimate the space on Apple, however Huawei itself is now being chased hard with the aid of bold competitors like Oppo and Vivo,” said Woody Oh, Director at strategy Analytics.
Oppo also noticed a yr-on-yr growth from 2.4 percentage marketplace proportion in Q1 2015 to 4.6 percentage in Q1 2016 due to its accelerated presence and branding in Asian area. It shipped 15.5 million smartphones, an boom from 8.3 million from the same area closing year. Xiaomi but, noticed a moderate fall in shipments due to a rise in Oppo’s market proportion. It shipped a total of 14.6 million smartphones down from 14.9 million in 2015 Q1, however, multiplied its market percentage with the aid of zero.1 percentage to 4.four percent.

Linda Sui, Director at approach Analytics added that average international cellphone shipments fell with the aid of 3 percentage yearly from 345 million units in Q1 2015 to 334.6 million units in Q1 2016. “it’s far the primary time ever since the cutting-edge smartphone marketplace commenced in 1996 that global shipments have shriveled on an annualised basis.” The drop is said to take vicinity because of the ‘growing penetration maturity’ in leading cellphone markets which include China.