Tag: Oppo

Oppo’s ColorOS 6 gets a fresh paint job, optimizations, and an app drawer

Oppo’s ColorOS 6 is the latest version of the company’s custom Android skin. ColorOS 6 takes better advantage of tall displays, includes performance-enhancing features, and a fresh paint job. According to Oppo, the ColorOS 6 rollout is from April through September. Earlier today, Oppo announced ColorOS 6. Available on the Oppo F11 Pro, ColorOS 6 […]

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Rear 3D ToF cameras are here, but front-facing 3D cameras are just as important

Sony Depthsensing Solutions We already saw 3D Time of Flight (ToF) cameras land on smartphones in 2018, but it looks like 2019 is the year way more companies will adopt the technology. Between existing solutions from Oppo and Huawei, and rumored implementations from Samsung and Apple, it’s clear the industry sees this as the way of […]

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Best of MWC 2019 Awards: Android Authority’s favorite products from the show

Android Authority has spent the last week scouring the streets of Barcelona, looking for the biggest and best announcements from MWC 2019. Undoubtedly, foldable phones and 5G were the inescapable themes at the trade show, but that wasn’t all — concept products, mixed reality headsets, and even phones with gigantic batteries made an appearance. We’ve come […]

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Oppo’s folding phone may have dodged the Galaxy Fold’s biggest flaws

Weibo Oppo vice president Brian Shen shown off the company’s folding smartphone in a series of photos on Weibo (via Engadget). The handset, which features an outward-folding display, shares much in common with the recently announced Huawei Mate X. We didn’t learn much about the device — Oppo chose not to show this off at MWC, […]

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Oppo’s 10x optical zoom camera is ready for smartphones, and we used it

At a presentation ahead of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona today, Oppo announced that its new 10x optical zoom smartphone camera system was ready for integration into commercial products. The company allowed a group of journalists to go hands-on with prototype phones utilizing the system in a series of min-dioramas, though the photos weren’t made […]

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I ranked mobile gesture-based navigation systems, and the iPhone is still winning

In 2017, Apple introduced gesture-based navigation for iOS on the iPhone X, and kick-started the trend of phones offering this functionality in place of software buttons. One and a half years later, the option to use gestures to get around your phone’s interface instead of buttons is available on the […]

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Google adds ARCore support to the Moto G7 family, Honor V20, and more

With all of the new devices that debut, Google is constantly working on adding ARCore support to the latest and greatest. The ARCore compatibility page was last updated just three weeks ago, but several more phones have just joined the club. The Moto G7 family is the most noteworthy addition, with some Chinese phones we […]

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For some reason, these 4 smartphone OEMs have less NFC support now than in 2015

NFC support is a feature that almost every flagship phone offers. However, four major device manufacturers have notably decreased NFC support in their phones since late 2015. LG, Xiaomi, Alcatel, and Oppo seem to be placing less importance on NFC tech. A near field communication (NFC) chip is a simple-but-powerful tool inside most smartphones. Using NFC […]

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