OPPO Watch with WearOS by Google still looks very familiar

The next-gen OPPO Watch was expected to launch before the end of July. The wearable device did arrive after months of being teased. It reached the FCC which meant announcement would be happening soon. An OPPO Watch with a familiar design and Dual-Chip Endurance System was introduced back in March but the Chinese OEM wants […]

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iQOO 120W, OPPO 125W ultra-fast charging solutions demoed

The tech world has quickly gone from fast charging to faster. After Xiaomi and OPPO, Qualcomm introduced its Quick Charge 5. Now we’re hearing another player. It’s not exactly new but iQOO has recently demonstrated its 120W ultra-fast flash charging. At this point, “fastest” may still be relative. It’s when those charging solutions are used […]

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OPPO Find X2 series gets GPU driver update for Chinese variants

Qualcomm revealed independent GPU driver update support for the latest Snapdragon 865 and 865+ processors along with the mid-range Snapdragon 765/765G SoC. Xiaomi became the first OEM to take advantage of this functionality by pushing standalone driver update for the Adreno 650 GPU on Mi 10 series and the Redmi K30 series. Now OPPO joins […]

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Premium smartphone market sales dip by 13%, Samsung still 2nd

If there’s one segment of the smartphone market that you would expect to suffer during this pandemic, it will probably be the premium market. And according to the latest numbers from Counterpoint’s Market Pulse survey, yes it did decline during this first quarter of 2020 as compared to year on year numbers. The slight good […]

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OPPO admits fast charging degrades battery life considerably

These days a number of smartphones are being marketed for their fast charging capabilities. While it juices-up the battery in a lot less time than conventional chargers, this technology takes a toll on the battery longevity. OPPO devices have been chasing after fast charging speeds with their wired tech, and now wireless charging speeds are […]

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