Tag: Oppo

Which phone manufacturer had the best year in 2019? (Poll of the Week)

2019 was a year full of ups and downs for many smartphone manufacturers. We saw companies put out great devices with little to no issue, while others didn’t have such luck. Samsung is the first company that comes to mind when I think of success in 2019. The Galaxy S10 lineup received positive reviews across […]

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Oppo Reno 3 series launch date confirmed: Everything we know so far (Update)

Twitter/Brian Shen Update: December 11, 2019 (11:45 AM ET): In a post on Chinese social media website Weibo, Oppo announced the Reno 3 5G and Pro 5G’s official launch date. The devices’ announcement event will take place December 26 at the Hangzhou International Expo Center. The company also hinted that it might unveil other products alongside […]

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Here are all the brands confirmed to offer Snapdragon 865, 765 phones

Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon 865 and Snapdragon 765/765G chipsets yesterday, confirming 5G connectivity and a few more details ahead of the full rundown later today. The Snapdragon 865 and 765 series are expected to power 2020’s flagship and upper mid-range phones respectively. But the 5G support also suggests that we can expect a flood of […]

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Parent company of OnePlus, Oppo could soon surpass Samsung as top dog

Over the years, smartphone companies like Oppo, OnePlus, Realme, and Vivo have become household brand names around the world. With the global success of these devices, their parent company, Chinese conglomerate BBK Group, just might surpass Samsung as the number one phone manufacturer in the world. According to Counterpoint Research, BBK Group’s top three performers […]

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Indian smartphone shipments hit record high in Q3 2019, led by Xiaomi

Despite an economic slowdown, India’s smartphone shipments reached an all-time high in Q3. According to research statistics from Counterpoint’s Market Monitor service, the industry experienced an overall 10% year-on-year increase. A record 49 million units shipped this quarter, offsetting the ongoing economic plateau. Counterpoint suggests the overall growth is most likely attributed to pre-Diwali season-related […]

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Behind Realme’s unstoppable smartphone cycle: Go big or go home

Realme was a tiny seed sown by Oppo which sprouted into a full-fledged smartphone powerhouse within one year of becoming independent. Conceptualised by former Oppo VP, Sky Li, Realme was born to capture the online smartphone space in some of the most competitive and emerging markets in the world like India, China, Indonesia, and Singapore. […]

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