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OPPO Reno redeems the brand’s durability test reputation

OPPO Reno redeems the brand’s durability test reputation

Smartphones these days have become nearly all-glass affairs which may be good for durability. Some, however, have decided to introduce certain features that may compromise structural integrity a bit. The biggest culprit in that regard is the "popup camera" design that the likes of OPPO, Vivo, and ASUS have employed. After practically destroying the OPPO Find X, JerryRigEverything is putting its spiritual successor, the OPPO Reno, through the same tests to see if the company has learned its lessons.

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Oppo under-screen camera smartphone revealed

Oppo under-screen camera smartphone revealed

Oppo promised an under-screen camera and the smartphone-maker has delivered, with the hidden lens tech debuting alongside a new MeshTalk calling system. The camera is embedded into the display, allowing you to take a selfie while doing without a screen notch, pop-out camera, or some other fudge to mask the lens.

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OPPO teases in-screen front camera for this week’s big event

OPPO teases in-screen front camera for this week’s big event

"How can front cameras evolve when the full screen era comes?" That is the question that OPPO asked no one in particular over on Weibo. Over the years, it has tried different ways of answering that, from rotating cameras to elevating ones. This week, the Chinese OEM is going to attempt what is probably the most daring and riskiest design of all: putting the camera in the display without any hole.

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OPPO in-display camera could debut next week

OPPO in-display camera could debut next week

Despite having been around for almost two years now, notches still prove to be a controversial topic. Even more so punch-hole designs like Samsung's Infinity-O screens. When it comes to bezel-less displays without cutouts, the holy grail is to have the camera under the display. Samsung was rumored to be working on such a technology but now it seems that its Chinese competitors will beat it to the punch, with OPPO blazing the trail as early as next week.

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OPPO foldable phone patent adds a popup camera to remove bezels

OPPO foldable phone patent adds a popup camera to remove bezels

Despite Samsung's blunder, the promise of foldable phones still has some appeal, depending on who you ask. There's still some debate on whether outies are better than innies, especially with future of Huawei's Mate X still in question. Its design, however, may be getting a show of support from OPPO but with a bit of a twist. The Chinese OEM's latest patent shows an outward-folding design that, unlike Huawei's is really almost all screen thanks to an elevating camera.

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Xiaomi and OPPO in-display cameras let us peek at the future

Xiaomi and OPPO in-display cameras let us peek at the future

This week the Android-centric brands Xiaomi and OPPO showed their own next-generation technology to the public. The releases were sort of offhand - not exactly like a press release, and certainly not in a way as massive as a full press event. Instead, both companies have decided to show the tech via Twitter.

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OPPO Reno 10x Zoom Review

OPPO Reno 10x Zoom Review

Optical zoom seems to be the new obsession in the smartphone camera market, with the likes of Huawei, Honor, and OnePlus trying to beat one another. But before any of these companies made their move, OPPO was already playing around with periscope-style zoom lenses. With the OPPO Reno 10x Zoom, the company has finally used its own technology to its own advantage. But does the latest OPPO flagship live up to the expectation it set for itself and does it have more to offer than just a great camera? We zoom in to find out.

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Why Nokia OZO audio on an OPPO phone should light your fire

Why Nokia OZO audio on an OPPO phone should light your fire

What on earth is going on with Nokia OZO Audio, and why is it important to the phone called OPPO Reno 10x Zoom Edition? Since we've been following along with both brands for approximately a decade, we're ready to explore this strange pairing with aplomb. Nokia is a brand that creates all sorts of things, now - and OPPO is one of the most interesting smartphone brands in the world.

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Finally, Android lets me turn off all phone sensors

Finally, Android lets me turn off all phone sensors

So you'd like to make certain your phone isn't connecting to anything, hearing, seeing, or sensing anything at all, right? Now you can make that happen. Before now, users needed to gain root access (read: not easy for the average person) and potentially void their warranty. Now it's easy. All you need to know is where to look!

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OPPO Avengers Endgame phone unboxing: You can’t have it!

OPPO Avengers Endgame phone unboxing: You can’t have it!

This is the OPPO F11 Pro Avengers Limited Edition (released for Avengers: Endgame). Over the past decade, we've unboxed and reviewed just a few special limited edition versions of gadgets like these. This device, like the rest, aim to capitalize on the hype generated by the cross-branded property - in this case, Avengers: Endgame, the film that now has the most successful global movie opening in the history of movies.

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OPPO Reno first impressions: 10x zoom to challenge Huawei

OPPO Reno first impressions: 10x zoom to challenge Huawei

Huawei has just stolen the smartphone crown yet again thanks to its smartphone cameras and its newest 5x zoom is set to cement its position. But too give credit where credit is due, OPPO is really the one that made the first periscope-style zoom lens camera. Now it is aiming to remind everyone of its pioneering work with the OPPO Reno 10x Zoom that promise twice the lossless zoom of the Huawei P30 Pro.

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OPPO F11 Pro Review : Thunder Black, from good to great

OPPO F11 Pro Review : Thunder Black, from good to great

I've been using the OPPO F11 Pro for a few weeks, and I've come to the conclusion that we've reached peak smartphone. For the average smartphone user, we've reached a point at which there's really not a significant amount of difference between features in modern smartphones - even across price segments. The OPPO F11 Pro is a perfect example of this, as it's called a "midrange" phone while it operates with top-tier abilities in all areas of any extreme importance.

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