HE OPPO A71 is now available in stores across the Philippines. Unlike the F series smartphones, however, it isn’t being marketed as a “selfie expert” — and rightfully so. The tagline this time around is “speedy operation,” harping on the octa-core processor and the 3GB of RAM that it incorporates, as well as the perceived performance tied to the hardware …
S this a classic case of “what goes up must come down”? For the first time ever, Huawei’s global smartphone sales surpassed Apple’s consistently for June and July 2017, making the Chinese manufacturer the world’s second largest smartphone brand next to Samsung.
O vendor was able to topple Cherry Mobile from its perch in the second quarter of 2017. It was still the top smartphone vendor in the Philippines, and only one of two local brands that made it to the top 5.
F you look at the quarterly rankings of smartphone vendors from the first quarter of 2016 to the second three months of this year, you’ll get bored because you’ll be looking at the same companies again and again. Not the second quarter of 2017.
ACT: 20 percent of mobile phones shipped internationally are fake. And more than 50 percent of those may have come from China alone, according to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development. But whose handsets did counterfeit-phone makers in China copy the most in the first half of 2017? Apple perhaps? Well, we thought wrong.
PPO has announced the OPPO A57 (click for complete specs) in the Philippines, providing a more affordable option for those who want a reasonably powerful, selfie-centric phone but can’t stretch their budget to cover the cost of an OPPO F3 or F1s. It also completes the trio of mid-tier devices for the company, at prices separated by just P2,000, or …
ETAIL analyst GfK has released its report for the fourth quarter of 2016, revealing the 10 best-selling smartphones in the Philippines. Turns out the selfie-focused OPPO F1s was the most saleable model in the country, per data from the study.
ASED on the messages and comments we have received, many of you believe that Huawei started the whole “three cameras on a phone” concept. But really, the manufacturers you should be looking at are LG and HTC, when in 2011, they debuted the Optimus 3D and the Evo 3D, respectively.
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.