Do you know the recent patent lawsuit between Nokia, a Finland-based tech company, and Oppo, a Chinese-based tech company? In this patent lawsuit, Oppo has filed a case. This case is of royalties. Recently, both companies have reached a multi-year patent cross-license agreement covering 5G standard essential patents.
If we talk about this latest development, then this latest development follows a lengthy patent violation case between the two companies in 2021. Due to this case, there are various legal battles across Austria, Asia, and Europe. Both Oppo and its sub-brand OnePlus are banned in Germany, due to which Oppo and OnePlus won’t be able to sell their phones and smartwatches in Germany. Below is a statement given by Jenni Lukander, President of Nokia Technologies:
We are delighted to have reached a cross-license agreement with Oppo that reflects the mutual respect for each other’s intellectual property and Nokia’s investments in R&D and contributions to open standards. Oppo is one of the leading companies in the global smartphone market and we look forward to working together to bring further innovation to their users around the world.
The new agreement – along with the other major smartphone agreements we have concluded over the past year – will provide long-term financial stability to our licensing business.Jenni Lukander, President of Nokia Technologies
But now, According to the new agreement, Oppo will make the royalty payments to Nokia. Far from recuperating payments to cover the periods of non-payment. If we talk about the terms of the deal between Nokia and Oppo, then the terms remain confidential.
Below listed is a statement given by Feng Ying, who is the Chief Intellectual Property Officer at Oppo:
"We are pleased to share that Oppo has reached a global cross-licensing agreement with Nokia, covering 5G standard-essential patents and other vital communication technologies. This agreement will also resolve all pending litigations in all jurisdictions." Oppo respects Nokia's intellectual properties and its contribution to the global communication industry and looks forward to work with Nokia to bring the best communication experience to users around the world.
Now, the dispute has been ended between both Oppo and Nokia. So, now we can also see Oppo, and OnePlus smartphones and smartwatches in European countries as well.
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OnePlus Watch 2: Pre-Reservation, Color Variants, Design, and Launch Date Confirmed
The upcoming OnePlus Watch 2, which is a flagship watch from OnePlus is going to be introduced at MWC (Mobile World Congress) on 26 February, this month at (8:30 P.M. IST). OnePlus Watch 2 will be a successor to OnePlus Watch.
If we talk about the specifications and other details then, consider this post. The tagline of the Watch 2 is “It’s time to do it right!”. It is a flagship watch from OnePlus which debuted three years after the launch of the OnePlus Watch.
Pre-Reservation Benefits of OnePlus Watch 2
The OnePlus Watch 2 page is available on the OnePlus India Website. If you Pre-Reserve for the OnePlus upcoming Watch 2, then you will get Rs. 1000 off on the OnePlus Watch 2 and a free Bullets Wireless Z2 ANC. You can purchase a Pre-Reservation pass at Rs. 99 by clicking here.
OnePlus Watch 2 will be available in two colors i.e. Black Steel and Radiant Steel colour options. Watch 2 also features Military-grade Durability. The announcement post as well as the YouTube short video which is posted on the official YouTube channel highlighted that Watch 2 features that the watch is built with stainless steel and sapphire crystal.
The company said that the OnePlus Watch 2 will offer As per the information, the OnePlus Watch 2 has up to 100 hours of battery life in “full Smart Mode”. If it is true, then it will be more than Apple’s Watch Series 9. Moreover, a landing page for the OnePlus Watch 2 is already created on Amazon’s India Website which confirms that the Watch 2 will be available in India at the same time as during global launch.
The tagline of the OnePlus Watch 2 is “Your Partner in Time”. As mentioned in the video, this is a flagship watch from OnePlus which is built with s
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Samsung Galaxy Ring to Launch at Late July Unpacked Event
Samsung has recently launched its latest flagship Samsung Galaxy S24 series i.e. Samsung Galaxy S24, Samsung Galaxy S24 Plus, Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra with Galaxy AI in their Galaxy Unpacked event. Yesterday, a report claimed that Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Ring, a wearable, is expected to be announced in the next Unpacked Event, which is expected to be held in July, this year.
Samsung’s upcoming Fold 6 and Flip 6 are also going to be announced in this upcoming Unpacked Event. Galaxy Ring comes with ECG (Electrocardiogram) support and can also measure Blood Pressure. This ring also supports NFC payments. So, you can make your payments from this ring. Currently, the ring is in the prototyping stage, and the bulk production will start between April and June. Additionally, Galaxy Ring will offer you eight different sizes.
At present, the smart ring market which is a small market is led by Oura, who introduced its first smart ring in 2016. Its latest third-generation has heart rate tracking along with sleep tracking. Until now, Oura wasn’t able to make the smart ring market truly but as we know, Samsung has the potential for this. Somehow later, Apple is also planning to enter the smart ring market in the future.
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iQOO Z9 Appears on Geekbench – Few Specifications Revealed
iQOO, a subbrand of Vivo, which is a Chinese Smartphone Manufacturing company is going to launch its upcoming iQOO Z9 smartphone in India very soon has recently appeared on the Geekbench. The upcoming iQOO Z9 is packed with 8GB RAM.
Moreover, if we talk about the Operating System, then the phone comes with FuntouchOS 14 based on Android 14 out of the box. The codename for the motherboard of iQOO Z9 is denoted as ‘k6886v1_64’ in the Geekbench. The phone is powered by MediaTek Dimensity 7200 chipset.
The model number of the phone is identified as Vivo I2302. The Vivo I2302 model number has already been certified by Bluetooth SIG and BIS certification. If we talk about the scores, then Vivo l2302 has a Single-Core score of 1186 and a Multi-Core score of 2683.
The MediaTek Dimensity 7200 was released in February 2023 (last year). Redmi Note 13 Pro +, Nothing Phone (2a) (upcoming), Vivo V27, iQoo Z7 Pro, Vivo T2 Pro, Vivo S17e, and Vivo S18e are some of the phones that are also powered by MediaTek Dimensity 7200 processor. According to rumors, the iQOO Z9 comes with a 1.5K OLED display.
Until now, the charging watt is revealed yet but if we talk about the battery capacity, then the battery capacity is 6000 mAh. There are two prototype designs, one showed a dual square-shaped camera module. If we talk about the second design, then it shows a dual circular-shaped camera module which we are getting on OnePlus Nord 3, Nord CE 3, and Nord CE 3 Lite. iQOO Z9 is expected to be launched by the first half of 2024.
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