T’S finally official. The OPPO F3, priced at P16,990 (roughly $341 or ₹21,841), got its own launch in the Philippines more than a month after the OPPO F3 Plus was unveiled in the country.
OVE over, Apple. Samsung is taking back what it lost in the last quarter of 2016. And it has the numbers, courtesy of market-research company IDC, to back it up.
HILE it hasn’t been long since OPPO took the wraps off of the F3 Plus in the Philippines, it is already looking ahead to launching still another selfie expert.
E know OPPO is working on a dual-camera system that will offer 5x lossless zoom — without bulges, might we add. What remains elusive is when a phone with such camera capabilities will launch. That may change soon.
EFORE Samsung Electronics Philippines even finishes taking preorders for the Galaxy S8 and S8+, it will introduce the Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro (click for complete specs) to the local market.
WO premium phones debuted in the Philippines the past few days. In one corner, there’s the new OPPO F3 Plus; in another, the OnePlus 3T, which has been around long enough and should be familiar to anyone keeping tabs on international-bound iPhone rivals for less money.
PPO has had a history of making front-facing cameras seem far more important and useful than their back-facing counterparts, so it’s really not at all surprising to see its latest effort, the OPPO F3 Plus (click for complete specs), make use of a two-camera setup for selfies, as opposed to anything else.
INALLY, there’s another smartphone that has two front cameras in the Philippines. Today, OPPO Philippines has officially launched the OPPO F3 Plus (click for complete specs), an addition to the company’s Selfie Expert line of handsets.
HE leaks started several days ago, when images of local ads starring South Korean star G-Dragon for the new OPPO F3 and F3 Plus surfaced online and spread like wildfire among international news outlets. Sought for comment on earlier reports, OPPO Philippines simply told us to wait for an official announcement. And so we waited.
HE dust has settled on OPPO’s Mobile World Congress [MWC] 2017 presentation, and we now know for sure what the company has kept under wraps for weeks. Surprisingly, we’re not getting a new phone, but rather a new camera technology that we might see down the road. Sooner rather than later, we hope.
NE company’s misfortune could lead to another manufacturer’s success. In this case, Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 problem caused the tech giant to settle for second place in the smartphone category in the fourth quarter of 2016.
NE of 2016’s most popular phones in the Philippines has been given an internal makeover to include specs in line with devices launched recently and in the coming months. Better now than later, we suppose.
new ASUS smartphone is joining the ZenFone 3 family next week, and it seems to be gunning for the OPPO A39, which was released in the Philippines first week of January this year.
HINESE smartphone vendors still reign over the industry amid a 1.1 percent growth to 363 million shipments in Q3 2016, according to the latest numbers published by market-research firm IDC.
HE countdown to Chinese New Year is on. And just in time for the festivities at the end of the month, OPPO has launched a New Year Anniversary edition of the R9s in red (click for complete specs). Devilishly hot red. It’s an absolute stunner — the company’s best-looking phone to date — and we have the photos to show it.
HERE’S a new OPPO smartphone on the Philippine market, this time carrying a more affordable price tag than the one that came with the P12,990 ($262) OPPO F1s. In keeping with that comparison, we like to think of it as a smaller, cheaper version of the F1s sans a fingerprint sensor and the 16-megapixel front camera that made us do a double take.
N the battle for smartphone and tablet sales this holiday season, one company ruled them all. Just like last year, Apple was the best-selling brand worldwide from December 19 to 25, getting 44 percent of all device activations during the period. Meaning if you bought a gadget for yourself or your loved ones at the time, chances were it was probably made by Apple.
S it coming soon, or is it not? There’s a story today quashing earlier reports saying that the OPPO Find 9, successor to the Find 7, will not be launched in the first quarter of 2017.
EMEMBER that selfie phone Vivo launched in India about a week ago? The one with the 20-megapixel front camera? Well, it’s finally official in the Philippines, with the release slated for November 26, 2016. And with a P12,990 suggested retail price, it seems to be gunning for the similarly priced OPPO F1s’ place in the local market.
ODAY, OPPO Philippines is launching a limited gray version of the OPPO F1s (click for complete specs) to coincide with the company’s official announcement of Alden Richards as an endorser. Almost three months after its gold and rose-gold variants were first released on the local market for P13,990, is the smartphone — now costing P12,990 — still worth considering? Read on.