The budget smartphone category in the Indian market is seldom short of great offerings. In 2017, devices like the Mi A1, Moto G5 Plus and the Honor 7X were the popular budget smartphones. Honor kicked off 2018 with the Honor 9 Lite which has a great build quality and a dual-camera setup on the front and back. Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 5 Pro, the first-ever smartphone with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 chipset. Asus launched the Zenfone Max Pro with the same chipset at a more affordable price. Recently, OPPO launched its sub-brand Realme and unveiled the Helio P60-running Realme 1 in India.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro retails for a starting price of Rs 14999, while [...]
OPPO has unveiled its new sub-brand in India, Realme. Under the brand, the first smartphone, Realme 1 was launched on May 15th. The smartphone will be available in three variants, one with 3GB RAM/32GB storage, second with 4GB RAM/64GB storage and the third with 6GB RAM/128GB storage. It is an Amazon-exclusive device and the first sale will be on the 25th of May and commence at 12 noon. The smartphone has a starting price tag of Rs 8990 for the 3GB RAM variant.
At the launch event, the Realme 1 was constantly compared to a few Redmi devices such as the Redmi Note 5 and Note 5 Pro. The company’s name itself sort of resembles Redmi and that cannot be a coincidence. [...]
OPPO has unveiled its new sub-brand for India, Realme. Under the new brand, the company has launched the Realme 1 in India at a starting price of Rs 8990. The smartphone will be available in three variants, one with 3GB RAM/32GB storage, second with 4GB RAM/64GB storage and the third with 6GB RAM/128GB storage. It is an Amazon-exclusive device and the first sale will be on the 25th of May and commence at 12 noon.
The OPPO Realme 1 is an interesting device with a few peculiar decisions taken by the company. Two of the most popular features of a budget smartphone, dual-camera setup and fingerprint sensor are both missing from the smartphone. This can be a deal breaker for many [...]
Realme is an OPPO sub-brand which will launch its first smartphone in India, the Realme 1 on May 15th. The device will be an Amazon-exclusive and its product page has a few details about the smartphone listed already. The smartphone has a starting price tag of Rs 8990 for the 3GB RAM variant.Inside the box of the OPPO Realme 1 Realme 1 Wall Charger Documentation Sim Ejector Tool Micro USB Cable
The most striking feature of the Realme 1 is its back panel. The smartphone has a “Diamond Black” back which looks quite impressive as it reflects light differently from a different angle. This is thanks to the diamond-like cuts on the metal. It is worth [...]
OnePlus is expected to launch its new flagship, the OnePlus 6 in June. Going by the company’s recent track record, the OnePlus 6T will be launched by the end of the year. But, let’s not get ahead of ourselves and for now, concentrate on the OnePlus 6. The smartphone is expected to be one of the best affordable flagship devices of 2018.
The last two OnePlus devices have looked awfully similar to some OPPO smartphones. That is mainly because OnePlus’s parent company is OPPO Electronics. Since OnePlus is a very young company, it is possible that the R&D department is shared between the sister companies. Hence, the OnePlus had the exact design as the OPPO R11 [...]
Apple started it and now Android OEMs are following the trend. A teaser from Oppo confirms that the upcoming Oppo R15 and the Oppo R15 Plus will have a notch. In fact, the smartphone looks similar to the Asus ZenFone 5.
From the initial impression of the teaser, the Oppo R15 and R15 Plus has an almost bezel-less design with a notch on the top.Speculated specifications of Oppo R15
The Oppo R15 is expected to have a 5.99 inch 2160 x 1080px OLED display with 18:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, the smartphone will be powered by either Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 or 660 chipset with up to 6GB RAM and 64GB Storage.
The smartphone will have a dual primary camera setup. In [...]
The Apple iPhone X was launched in September 2017 to enormous anticipation. For weeks leading up to the launch, there were hints that the iPhone X won’t look like a regular iPhone. The launch confirmed that as the iPhone X was unveiled with nearly bezel-less design and notch on the display. While the notch received mixed reviews at the beginning, it has since then, become very popular.
The Oppo R15 looks like another Android phone trying to go the iPhone route. New leaked images of the device reveal that R15 will have a nearly bezel-less design but, with a notch on the top. The notch on the Oppo R15 does look to house the [...]
The Apple iPhone X is the most expensive iPhone ever. In a country like India, buying the 256GB variant of the iPhone X can cost you over a lakh, which is not a small amount for a smartphone. Now, being the ‘trendsetter’ that Apple is, it has prompted OPPO to go the bezel-less route and embrace the “notch” life as well.
In new leaked images of the upcoming OPPO R13, the influence of the iPhone X is on full display. The OPPO R13 has been revealed to have a design way too similar to the iPhone X with a glass back, vertically placed dual cameras and a bezel-less display.
According to a report, OPPO had filed a display patent back in [...]
OnePlus confirmed that the OnePlus 5T is a real phone and not the work of someone’s imagination. It is expected that the OnePlus 5T will have a new design and display with same hardware as the OnePlus 5. On the 3rd of November, OPPO, OnePlus’ parent company launched the OPPO R11s and R11s Plus with thin bezels and tall displays and 18:9 aspect ratio. The OnePlus 5, when it was launched in June 2017 looked almost identical to the OPPO R11. This means that it is fair to assume that the OnePlus 5T will take a lot of design cues from the OPPO R11s.
The rumours and the launch of the OPPO R11s falls in line as well. The OnePlus 5T is expected to be an incremental [...]
OPPO has announced that the new OPPO R11S will be launched on the 2nd of November at an event in China. Even before the announcement was made, there were several renders leaked which revealed a design shift from the OPPO R11 launched earlier in 2017. What’s interesting though, is that the new press renders resemble another speculated device, the OnePlus 5T.
In the images above, you can see what the OPPO R11S might look like from all the angles. You can’t help but notice the similarities between the R11S and the OnePlus 5T here with the aspect ratio, screen size, and camera and fingerprint placement.
This however, should not come as a surprise [...]
Oppo’s upcoming phones which are set to be launched on March 17th have gotten the full leak treatment today. We now have the full set of leaked specs of the phones courtesy of Steve Hemmerstoffer. The specs leaked through his Twitter handle reveal the phones to come with specs in line with the previous leaks
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— Steve Hemmerstoffer (@stagueve) March 12, 2016
To kick things off, the Oppo R9 will come with a 5.5-inch Full-HD 401 ppi display and will be powered by an octa-core processor paired with 4GB of RAM and up to 64GB of expandable storage. The [...]
Oppo is set to unveil the R9 and R9 Plus smartphones on March 17. The company has been teasing the device a lo in the recent weeks and while information about the R9 have been in plenty, very little was known about the R9 Plus. Today, we have details on both the handsets.
Both the Oppo R9 and R9 Plus will be powered by the mighty Snapdragon 820 SoC. The R9 is said to sport a 5.5-inch 1080p display while the R9 Plus will have a bigger 6-inch display. The phones are expected to come with 4GB RAM and 64GB of expandable internal memory.
The camera which is to be the centerpiece of the Oppo R9 and R9 Plus will feature 21MP rear unit and a 13MP front shooter. [...]