Oppo Launches Mirror 5
Jul15

Oppo Launches Mirror 5

Chinese company Oppo announced a new mid-range smartphone today, the rather appealing Mirror 5, a handset that has plenty going for it. Chief among those things is its classy design, with Oppo deciding to follow the trend of making aesthetics and important point even at lower price points. The Mirror 5 certainly fits the bill in terms of a good-looking smartphone and actually looks far more premium than its modest specs suggest. Oppo...

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Here’s Why Phone Design Doesn’t Matter
May21

Here’s Why Phone Design Doesn’t Matter

If there is one thing I use to LOVE about new devices when they first got introduced was design.  There are magic designs out there.  The HTC One is still a piece of art work, the latest Galaxy device is nice, iPhone's (while I hate the OS) are very well crafted and designed devices.  But something has changed in the past few years that made all of this design obsolete. Yup that's right somewhere along the way smartphone OEM's have...

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Oppo R7 Pics Surface With Edge to Edge Screen
Mar24

Oppo R7 Pics Surface With Edge to Edge Screen

For a while now we have trying to get rid of all bezels on devices and Oppo is getting really close to making that reality.  There has been leak of the upcoming Oppo 7 and the bezel  is so thin that it seems like someone has photoshoped it and it's a fake. The some of the other rumored specs are a 20.7mp camera and an Octo Core Processor made by Media Tek.  With the lack of the bezel on these devices it's getting harder and harder to...

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Oppo R5 Coming in Gold
Feb02

Oppo R5 Coming in Gold

The Oppo R5 was the world’s thinnest smartphones (it is 4.85mm) for a few days back in December when it launched, but aside from that brief claim to fame it is also a pretty stellar mid-range handset. Well spec’d, the thing that arguably sets the R5 apart is its premium feel build, and now the Chinese company is coming out with a limited edition gold version, just in case you want more bling. The new gold Oppo R5 will be launched on...

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Oppo’s U3 is Official
Jan22

Oppo’s U3 is Official

Oppo raised the curtain on a new smartphone in its Chinese homeland this week, and it is a decent looking and spec’d piece of kit. The Oppo U3 is a bigger handset that the Oppo N3 and Oppo N5, while it hits a nice sweet spot in the mid-range market in terms of hardware and price. The Oppo U3 has a 5.9-inch screen with a Full HD 1080 x 1920 resolution, and that panel covers 75% of the handset, making it a sleek looking thing. Other...

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Oppo Debut Mid-Range R1C
Jan15

Oppo Debut Mid-Range R1C

A couple of weeks after it passed through China’s TENAA, the Oppo R1C has been officially announced by the company. The handset will roll out on January 20 and will come at a cost of around $400. That is not a bad price for a smartphone that manages to mix a blend of premium looks and solid high end specs. Speaking of those specs, the Oppo R1C gets a 5-inch, 720 x 1280 resolution screen, 64-bit octa-core 1.5GHz Snapdragon 615 CPU...

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