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  • 5 emerging Chinese smartphone brands you should know

    Huawei has pretty much become a household name across the continent, while Xiaomi is catching up in this department too. There's more to the Chinese smartphone industry than these two companies though. Here are several more mobile manufacturers you should put on your watchlist. Oukitel One of the newer entrants in the market, this fledgling company first attracted attention with its innovative U6 smartphone, featuring a traditional display on the front and an e-ink screen on the back. The company made an even bigger splash last year when it launched the K10 000 smartphone, a hefty brick of a device that broke the Guinness...

  • Oppo Find 7 has qHD display, takes insane 50MP shots

    Phones are taking a turn for the insane. Just look at Oppo's new Find 7, which was launched today in Beijing. It's one of the first smartphones to have both a qHD, 2560x1440 pixel display (that's 538PPI), plus a 50MP camera. The tech inside this enormous and, to be frank, obscenely fast phone is a Snapdragon 801 SoC running a 2.5Ghz CPU with 3GB RAM, 32GB internal memory and expansion space via the SD card. That's a whole lotta phone. It's the camera you came for, and the Find 7 delivers, times five. The camera is "only" 13MP, but by combining...

  • Oppo N1, our phone of the moment [gallery]

    "Technology that we take for granted has fundamentally changed the way we live. And that’s the way it should be. Technology should innovate and push mankind forward. However, innovation in smartphones has stopped. Every year, smartphones become slightly faster, with slightly larger screens, and get slight design changes. These things have been confused with innovation. With the N1, we threw away all preconceptions. We boldly returned to the core reason to why technology should exist. To improve life, to innovate, and to change things for the better." These words, etched into the homepage of Oppo, marks the introduction of the N1, the...

  • Oppo’s 4.7-inch R819 is 7.3mm thin, runs stock Android

    Skillfully named the R819, Chinese company Oppo just announced a 4.7-inch light and sleek smartphone that comes with the option of running stock Android. Fast, clean and smooth the way Google intended. The Oppo R819 will be launched with the Chinese firm's Color ROM but, using a quick and simple side loading procedure, you can install stock Android. The Oppo has dual-SIM capabilities and has an extremely light-weight design. It's only available in white and the company claims it to be one of the thinnest and lightest in the world. The phone's 7.3mmm slim frame is also very light...

  • The Find 5, Oppo’s impressively specced flagship smartphone

    Chinese manufacturer Oppo has just unveiled its latest flagship smartphone, the Find 5, which as the name would suggest comes fitted with a 5-inch 1080p display encased within a 8.8 mm thin body. This is the exact same display that users will find on the HTC J Butterfly, an Android smartphone exclusive to Japan. The Find 5 also boasts a couple more high-end specs to keep users interested. The Find 5 is set to run Android 4.1.2 Jellybean supported by Qualcomm's quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064 processor and 2GB RAM. It is powered by a 2500mAh battery that should...

  • OPPO’s Ulike 2: a dermatologist in your phone

    A smartphone called the Ulike 2 from Chinese manufacturer OPPO has surfaced on micro blogging site Sina Weibo. As far as specs, go the Ulike 2 comes in around the middle of the pack. What does set it apart is its 5 MP front facing camera. According to Digi Tech, OPPO intend this device to be for the lady tech-geek and it comes enhanced with "auto beauty features". These features include dermabrasion, face lift, face slimming and whitening (not to sure if that's politically correct) all designed to allow users to edit images almost as well as Photoshop. Now for the...

  • Oppo pops out world’s thinnest smartphone

    All we have is a single picture to go by, but if a picture is worth a 1000 words, the portrait above screams "I'm a skinny 6.65mm bastard of a phone!" As for details, there are none, just a slim-ass picture of a phone which mimics the look of the mighty iPhone 4S. What we can tell is that it will be an Android device, judging by the familiar layout of buttons on...