OPPO, the popular Chinese smartphone manufacturer, is all set to launch its new smartphone, the OPPO F23 5G, in India on the 15th of May 2023. The smartphone will come in two colours: Bold Gold and Cool Black, and with an 8GB+256GB variant.
According to reports, the OPPO F23 5G is expected to feature a Qualcomm SM6115 Snapdragon 662 chipset and a 6GB RAM. It will have a large 5000 mAh battery with fast battery charging of 30W. The device will also sport a Super AMOLED display with a fingerprint sensor placed under the display.
In terms of camera, the OPPO F23 5G is expected to have a 16 MP front camera with an aperture of f/2.0. For the primary camera, it will feature a triple camera setup of 16 MP (f/2.2 wide), 8 MP (f/2.2 ultrawide), and 2 MP (f/2.4). The smartphone will also be capable of recording videos in 4K@30fps and 1080p@30fps.
Apart from these, the OPPO F23 5G will also have Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE connectivity, and various sensors such as an accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass.
The OPPO F23 5G is expected to be a mid-range smartphone that will offer users a great set of features at an affordable price point. The launch of the OPPO F23 5G is sure to shake up the mid-range smartphone market in India, and we cannot wait to see how it performs in the hands of consumers.
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Three OPPO A Series Smartphones Getting ColorOS 14 Update This Month
As we know, OPPO has already started rolling out the ColorOS 14 update based on Android 14 for its smartphones, from budget to flagship series. But this month, i.e. February 2024, these A series smartphones from OPPO will receive a ColorOS 14 update based on Android 14 in India. Before talking about the OPPO A-Series devices that will receive the ColorOS 14 update, let’s discuss the list of devices that are ongoing with the ColorOS 14 update.
- OPPO Find Series: OPPO Find N3, OPPO Find N3 Flip, OPPO Find N2 Flip, OPPO Find X5 Pro, Find X5, Find X3 Pro.
- OPPO Reno Series: OPPO Reno10 Pro+ 5G, OPPO Reno10 Pro 5G, OPPO Reno10 5G, OPPO Reno8 Pro 5G, OPPO Reno8 5G, OPPO Reno8, OPPO Reno8 T 5G, OPPO Reno8 T, OPPO Reno7.
- OPPO F Series: OPPO F23 5G, OPPO F21s Pro, OPPO F21 Pro.
- OPPO A Series: OPPO A98 5G, OPPO A78 5G, OPPO A77 5G, OPPO A77s, OPPO A77, OPPO A57.
- OPPO K Series: OPPO K10 5G.
List of OPPO A-Series Smartphones that receive ColorOS 14 Update in February
Now, let’s discuss OPPO A-Series devices that will receive ColorOS 14 Update based on Android 14 from 28 February.
As per information mentioned in one of the threads in the OPPO Community suggested that OPPO A58, OPPO A38, and OPPO A18 will be available in India from February 28.
- OPPO A58 (India)
- OPPO A38 (India)
- OPPO A18 (India)
How to Update?
Whenever you receive the ColorOS 14 update based on Android 14 on your OPPO device, first head on to Settings > About Device > Click on the Green-colored ColorOS version box > Tap on Update.
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Nokia and Oppo Sign Agreement for Shared Use of 5G Patents
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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Oppo Unveils Find X7 Ultra Featuring Dual Periscope and New Generation Sony Sensor
OPPO, a Chinese smartphone company has announced its latest flagship phone, the OPPO Find X7 Ultra in China today. This is the first phone in the smartphone industry with a 1-inch Sony LYT-900 sensor and the world’s first dual-periscope telephoto camera.
Oppo Find X7 Specifications
The Oppo Find X7 Ultra comes with a 6.82-inch 120 Hz OLED display with a resolution of QHD+. The display has a peak brightness of 4500 nits and supports ProXDR. Now, if we talk about the processor. So, without any doubt, it has the latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 3. Along with this it also has 16 GB LPDDR5X RAM and 512 GB UFS 4.0 ROM. The phone has a 5000 mAh battery with fast charging of 100W and wireless charging too. We get ColorOS 14 based on Android 14 out of the box.
Now, let’s talk about the Camera part, which is the main highlight of this phone. So, this all-new OPPO Find X7 Pro comes with four 50 MP sensors, with the second-generation 1-inch type Sony LYT-900 stacked sensor inside the wide camera. It has an f/1.8 aperture and OIS. The second is the ultra-wide-angle-sensor of Sony LYT-600 with a 1/1.95” size and 14 mm equivalent focal length. It has an f/2.0 aperture and autofocus, so it can shoot objects as close as 4 cm.
Then, we have the dual-periscope sensor of a 5mm 3x periscope camera with a 1/1.56” Sony IMX890 which delivers a bright f/2.6 aperture, OIS, and a minimum focus distance of just 25cm. At last, it also has a 135mm 6x telephoto camera with a 1/2.51” Sony IMX858 sensor. It also has OIS and can focus from 35cm.
As usual, this phone also comes with Hasselblad like the OnePlus 11. Along with this we also have Master Mode in the Camera app which is developed by Hasselblad. According to OPPO, this phone offers you smooth zoom between 14 mm and 270 mm without degrading the quality of the images. The advanced Pro Mode of OPPO Find X7 Ultra also allows you to enable RAW shooting. A 16-bit RAW MAX mode comes in the phone with March Update.
The OPPO Find X7 Ultra comes in three colors – Ocean Blue, Sepia Brown, and Tailored Black. For now, this all-new OPPO Find X7 Ultra is only available in China. If we talk about the pricing. So, the pricing for 12/256 GB is CNY5,999 ($840), for 16/256 GB is CNY6,499 ($910), and for 16/512 GB option is CNY6,999 ($980).
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