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Oppo Electronics Corporation, commonly referred to as Oppo, is a Chinese consumer electronics and mobile communication company, known for its smartphones, Blu-ray players and other electronic devices. A leading manufacturer of smartphones, Oppo was the top smartphone brand in China in 2016 and was ranked No. 4 worldwide.
2004 (globally registered)
|Founder||Chen Mingyong (陈明永)|
|Headquarters||Dongguan, Guangdong, China|
|Chen Mingyong (陈明永) (CEO)|
|Products||Hi-fi, home theatre, Audio-Visual, smartphones|
|Literal meaning||Guangdong Oppo Mobile Communications Co., Ltd.|
The brand name Oppo was registered in China in 2001 and launched in 2004. Since then, they have expanded to all parts of the world.
In 2017, Oppo successfully won the bid to sponsor the Indian national cricket team and has achieved the rights to display their logo on the team’s kits from 2017 to 2022. Between this period the Indian national cricket team will play 259 International matches consisting of 62 Tests, 152 ODIs, and 45 T20 Internationals. This number also includes the 2019 World Cup in England and 2020 T20 World Cup in Australia. The current base price for bilateral matches involving India has been set at Rs 4.1 crore (approx.) and for Asian Cricket Council (ACC) and International Cricket Council (ICC) matches, it is Rs 1.56 crore (approx.) - almost a four-fold increase from its earlier rate.
Korean boy band 2PM prepared a song known as "Follow Your Soul" in a promotional deal with Oppo for launching its brand in Thailand in 2010. In June 2015, the company signed an agreement with FC Barcelona to become an official partner of the Catalan football club.
Also in 2015, Oppo hired Yang Mi and Luhan as the product ambassador in China, followed by Sarah Geronimo and Alden Richards, who was named as the first brand ambassador of Oppo in the Philippines.
Oppo India hired actors Hrithik Roshan and Sonam Kapoor as their brand ambassadors. The cricketer Yuvraj Singh too has been featured in some of their advertisements. Oppo India has recently launched a campaign starring Bollywood couple Bipasha Basu and Karan Singh Grover for Oppo F1s Rose Gold edition.
In 2016, PBA tied up with this company as its official smartphone partner starting from 2016 PBA Commissioner's Cup which was held on February 10.
Oppo also hires celebrity endorsers in Vietnam, especially Sơn Tùng M-TP who endorses three smartphone units like Neo 5, Neo 7 and F1s. Oppo made a sponsorship to one of Vietnam's top-rated reality shows, The Face Vietnam.
In October 2017, Oppo Thailand launched a new ad of Oppo F5 smartphone with a new ad presenter: famous Thai actor, Nadech Kugimiya. Oppo Malaysia also launched a new Oppo F5 smartphone with Fattah Amin and Ayda Jebat as their brand ambassadors.
Oppo has produced numerous different phones in some of their most notable phones are listed below.
The Oppo Find 5 was released in America in February 2013, the Oppo Find 5 featured clean lines, a thin rectangular shape, and an overall elegant appearance. The OPPO Find 5 had a pixel density of 441 ppm, which puts it in the highest range of the mobile phones with HD display at its release time. In July 2013, a refreshed OPPO Find 5 launched in China. The processor has been changed to Snapdragon 600 instead of the Snapdragon S4 Pro. The Android version was updated to Android 4.2.2 as well while other specifications remained the same.
The Oppo Find 7 is a phablet with 3GB of RAM and a 2.5 GHz Quad-Core processor. The OPPO Find 7 is also available in another variant called the Find 7a, which has a 1080p screen and 2GB of RAM compared to the Find 7, which sports higher specs. It was announced on 19 March 2014 and was released in April 2014. It is similar in design to the OnePlus One released in April 2014.
On 23 September 2013, Oppo announced the N1, which has a 5.9″ 1080p display (373 ppi), 1.7 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor, 3,610mAh battery, 16GB or 32GB of storage, 2GB RAM, and a 13MP camera that can rotate, touch-panel on the back, and option to flash CyanogenMod. It was released in December 2013.
A successor, the Oppo N3, is priced at $449 as of early 2016.
Maintaining the reputation of launching newer mobile phones at a regular interval, Oppo introduced the Oppo A71 in India. The phone sported a 5.2 Inch display with 3GB RAM and Octa Core processor with latest the Android 7.1 Nougat.
In May 2017, Oppo launched the A77 in Taiwan. It is fueled by a 1.5 GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6750T processor combined with 4GB of RAM and runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS.
The Oppo R5, which was launched in November 2014, was at the time the world's thinnest smartphone. It is 4.85mm in thickness except for a slight bulge where the camera lens is located. The R5 has a 2,000 mAh battery which can be charged up to 75% in 30 minutes using Oppo's own VOOC Flash Charging technology. The R5 uses a SnapDragon 615 octa-core processor, running at 2.1 GHz. Oppo began shipping the R5 in the UK on 20 February 2015. One of Oppo's older phones, the Finder, previously held the record for the world's thinnest smartphone.
On 3 August 2016, Oppo launched the F1s in India. The Oppo F1s is a selfie-centric phone which succeeds the Oppo F1. The F1s sports a 13 MP primary camera at the back and has a 16 MP secondary camera on the front. There is a fingerprint scanner housed on the home button which can not only be used to unlock the phone, but, open apps as well. The Oppo F1s is powered by MediaTek's MT6750 octa-core processor which is coupled with 3 GB RAM and Mali-T860 MP2 GPU. It runs on ColorOS 3.0 based on Android 5.1 Lollipop and features a 5.5-inch HD IPS display which is backed by 3075 mAh battery.
|Finder||Find 5||U705T Ulike 2||U701 Ulike||R610||R811 Real||R817 Real||R819 / R819T||T29||N1||Find 7a||Find 7||R5||N3||R7||R7 Plus||R7 Lite||R7s||F1||F1s||Joy Plus/R1011||R9|
|Dimensions||125 × 66 × 6.65 mm||141.8 × 68.8 × 8.8 mm||127 × 63.7 × 9 mm||123 × 64 × 9.7 mm||112.8 × 55.5 × 14.3 mm||115.2 × 61.5 × 10.9 mm||123 × 63 × 9.7 mm||136.5 × 68 × 7.3 mm||131.5 × 67 × 10.5 mm||170.7 × 82.6 × 9 mm||152.6 × 75 × 9.2 mm||152.6 × 75 × 9.2 mm||148.9 × 74.5 × 4.9 mm||161.2 × 77 × 9.9 mm||143 × 71 × 6.3 mm||158 × 82 × 7.75 mm||143 × 71 × 6.3 mm||151.8 × 75.4 × 7 mm||143.5 × 71 × 7.3 mm||154.5 x 76 x 7.38 mm||124 x 63 x 9.9 mm||151.8 x 74.3 x 6.6 mm|
|Weight||125 g||165 g||113 g||130 g||102.5 g||119 g||125 g||110 g||160 g||213 g||170 g||171 g||155 g||192 g||147 g||192 g||147 g||155 g||134 g||160 g||125 g||145 g|
|Display||Super AMOLED Plus||IPS LCD capacitive||TFT capacitive||IPS LCD capacitive||IPS LCD capacitive||TFT capacitive||IPS LCD capacitive||IPS LCD capacitive||TFT capacitive||TFT capacitive||IPS LCD capacitive||IPS LCD capacitive||AMOLED||TFT capacitive||AMOLED||AMOLED||AMOLED||AMOLED||IPS LCD capacitive||IPS LCD capacitive||IPS LCD capacitive||AMOLED|
|Internal Storage||16 GB||16/32 GB||16 GB||4 GB||4 GB||4 GB||4 GB||16 GB||4 GB||16/32 GB||16/32 GB||16/32 GB||16 GB||32 GB||16 GB||32 GB||16 GB||32 GB||16 GB||32 GB||4 GB||64 GB|
|Memory||1 GB||2 GB||1 GB||512 MB||512 MB||512 MB||1 GB||1 GB||1 GB||2 GB||2 GB||3 GB||2 GB||2 GB||3 GB||3 GB||2 GB||4 GB||3 GB||3 GB||4 GB||4 GB|
|Rear Camera||8 MP||13 MP||8 MP||5 MP||3 MP||3 MP||8 MP||8 MP||8 MP||13 MP||13 MP||13 MP||13 MP||16 MP||13 MP||13 MP||16 MP||13 MP||13 MP||13 MP||3 MP||16 MP|
|Front Camera||1.3 MP||1.9 MP||5 MP||2 MP||None||Yes||0.3 MP||1.9 MP||0.3 MP||Same as back, uses rotating module||5 MP||5 MP||5 MP||Same as back, uses rotating module||8 MP||8 MP||8 MP||8 MP||8 MP||16 MP||2 MP||13 MP|
|Battery||Li-Ion 1500 mAh||Li-Ion 2500 mAh||Li-Ion 2020 mAh||Li-Ion 1710 mAh||Li-Ion 1100 mAh||Li-Ion 1520 mAh||Li-Ion 1710 mAh||Li-Ion 2000 mAh||Li-Ion 3150 mAh||Li-Ion 3610 mAh VOOC||Li-Po 2800 mAh VOOC||Li-Po 3000 mAh VOOC||Li-Po 2000 mAh VOOC||Li-Po 3000 mAh VOOC||Li-Po 2320 mAh VOOC||Li-Po 4100 mAh VOOC||Li-Po 2320 mAh||Li-Po 3070 mAh VOOC||Li-Po 2500 mAh||Li-Po 3075 mAh||Removable Li-Ion 1700 mAh
|Non-Removable Li-Po 2850 mAh|
|Processor||Dual-core 1.5 GHz||Quad-core 1.5 GHz||Quad-core 1 GHz||Dual-core 1 GHz||Dual-core 1 GHz||Dual-core 1 GHz||Dual-core 1 GHz||Quad-core 1.2 GHz||Dual-core 1 GHz||Quad-core 1.7 GHz||Quad-core 2.3 GHz||Quad-core 2.5 GHz||Octa-core 1.5 GHz||Quad-core 2.3 GHz||Octa-core 1.5 GHz||Octa-core 1.5 GHz||Octa-core 1.5 GHz||Octa-core 1.5 GHz||Octa-core 1.7 GHz||Octa-core 1.5 GHz||Dual-Core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7||Octa-core, 2.0 GHz, ARM Cortex-A53|
|OS||4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich||ColorOS, based on Android 4.2.2||4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich||4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich||4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich||4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich||4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich||4.2.1 Jelly Bean||4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich||ColorOS, based on Android 4.2||ColorOS, based on Android 4.3||ColorOS, based on Android 4.3||ColorOS 2.0, based on Android 4.4||ColorOS 2.0, based on Android 4.4||ColorOS 2.1, based on Android 4.4||ColorOS 2.1, Android 7.1||ColorOS 2.1, Android 5.1||ColorOS 2.1, Android 5.1||ColorOS 2.1, Android 5.1||ColorOS 3.0, Android 5.1||Android OS, 4.4(KitKat)||Color OS 3.0, Android 5.1, 6.0|
|Release Date||July 1, 2013||February 2013||December 12, 2012||June 27, 2012||December 2012||December 2012||October 2012||September 2013||October 2012||December 2013||March 2014||May 2014||October 2014||December 2014||May 2015||August 2015||September 2015||December 2015||January 2016||August 2016||May 2015||July 4, 2016|
The BDP-93 was released in 2010, featuring 3D compatibility and dual HDMI signal output.
This was followed by the BDP-95 whose video performance is identical in all respects with the BDP-93, but with an improved analogue audio output section.
The BDP-103 and BDP-105 models were released near the end of 2012, featuring dual HDMI signal input in addition to dual HDMI signal output. T
The BDP-103D was released in October 2013. This new model is the first Blu-ray player worldwide featuring Darbee Visual Presence technology.
At the end of 2016, Oppo introduced their first 4K/UHD BluRay player, the 203. Backward compatible (as with previous machines), the 203 supports playback of Ultra High Definition discs, along with HDR (high dynamic range) and Dolby Vision capability.
This was followed in 2017 by the 205 - similar to the 203 but, as with previous "5" designated players, had added audiophile features.
Headphones & amplifiersEdit
In 2014 Oppo released a number of high end headphones and amplifiers. The flagship PM-1 and PM-2 headphones along with the HA-1 desktop amplifier have been heavily promoted in the audio community. One blogger declares the PM-2 is "near to perfect".
Released in 2015, the HA-2, was a portable version of the HA-1 amp/DAC which featured a battery pack option as well as a stitched leather casing. The phone played music in real-time to the HA-2 (via the included Android or iOS micro USB cable, or USB cable if from PC). It also can be charged using an included "rapid charger" charging kit. The battery pack feature can only be used simultaneously while the HA-2 is used to play music if the playing (source) device is an Apple iOS device. In October 2016 an updated version was released with a new DAC chip and now named HA-2SE. Otherwise, it was the same as the HA-2
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