2001 to Present
Dongguan, Guangdong, ChinaGuangdong OPPO Mobile Telecommunications Corp., Ltd, commonly referred to as OPPO, is a Chinese consumer electronics and mobile communications company headquartered in Dongguan, Guangdong, in China, and 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 2019 and was ranked No. 5 worldwide. It is a subsidiary of BBK Electronics. It is a part of BBK Electronics Corporation along with Vivo, Realme and OnePlus.
The Oppo Find 5 was released in America in February 2013. It 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 3 August 2016, Oppo launched the F1s in India. The Oppo F1s is a selfie-centric phone which succeeds in 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.
In 2017, OPPO 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. Within 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 the 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.
In March 2017, the company saw a protest over an insult to the Indian national flag: while on an inspection of the unit, Suhahu, a Chinese and senior official of the company, allegedly tore apart posters of the flag and put them in the dustbin. It was followed by a mass resignation of the Punjab service unit.
In October 2017, Oppo launched the F5 and F5 Youth in the Philippines. Both phones are the first Oppo smartphones to feature a Face ID system. Both phones are sized with a 6.0-inch display while the F5 Youth is with a 6.0-inch display and sported with a 20MP front camera and 16MP rear camera. It runs on ColorOS 3.2 on Android 7.1.1 (Nougat).
The Oppo Find X was launched on 19 June 2018 in Paris. Find X features a design that is different from traditional smartphone designs. A pop-up camera allows it to be a full-screen smartphone with minimal bezels. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor and it operates on Android 8.1 (Oreo) with ColorOS 5.1.
Oppo F11 Pro was officially launched on March 2019. It runs on the Android 9.0 Pie and it is powered by MediaTek Helio P70 Octa-Core processor with a 6.5-inch display. It has a 48MP+5MP Dual camera and a Motorized pop-up 16MP front camera and Oppo F11 Pro Waterfall Grey model with updated 128GB internal Memory.
In May 2019, Oppo released the Reno. The Oppo Reno has a 6.6-inch HD+ AMOLED Display which is protected by Gorilla Glass 6. The phone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Soc which is coupled with 8GB ram and 256GB internal storage. As for the software, the phone came with Android 9.0 which is customized by the layer of ColorOS 6. In photographic section it has 48 MP + 13 MP + 8 MP rear camera along with 16 MP motorized pop-up for selfies.
In October 2019, Oppo released Reno Ace in China. Reno Ace powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ Soc has 6.5-inches AMOLED capacitive touchscreen which is protected by Gorilla Glass 6 technology. It also has two variant 8GB RAM with 128GB internal storage and 8GB with 256GB storage.The phone features Quad (48 MP + 13 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP) camera on the rear along with 16 MP selfie camera. It also packs a 4,000 mAh battery which recharges 100% in just 30 min by using 65W fast charging technology.