Cyanogenmod has officially expanded support for several new devices from different manufacturers, expanding the list of phones that will support Cyanogenmod releases. This doesn’t necessarily mean that all of these devices have a stable build ready right this second, but they’ll be supported with future releases. Read more
A new device from OPPO has surfaced in the TENAA, China’s version of the FCC, database revealing a new smartphone joining the R7 family, which is currently made up of the OPPO R7 and OPPO R7 Plus. This latest device, the OPPO R7s, appears to be very similar to the other devices from the specs, but in terms of size falls in between the two. Read more
Over the weekend, Oppo listed its R7 Plus handset on its online store. It’s up for pre-order in the United States for $499 USD.
According to a renowned Weibo tipster, Oppo is preparing to launch its flagship smartphone of 2015, the Find 9, on Saturday, September 19. The handset is expected to be unveiled at an exclusive press conference scheduled by the Chinese company, although no details have been announced as of yet.
Starting today, you can buy the Oppo R5s in the United States for a discounted price of only $220 unlocked. Read more
The Huawei Mate S is scheduled to release at the IFA 2015 conference in Berlin this September. However, the handset seems to already be available on Oppomart’s online store. The listing includes all of the handset’s specifications and pricing information. Most noticeably, it includes Force Touch technology.
The Oppo A51kc received certification from TENAA. The device is a watered-down version of the Oppo A51, which released last month.
We’re wrapping up yet another week at Talk Android! Summer tends to be really dry for big stories, but we saw some great one this week. Between the ongoing saga between T-Mobile and the FCC, more details on the OnePlus 2, Google Fiber joining the initiative to offer free Internet access, there’s a lot to catch up on.
Here’s some of the best highlights from July 12 to July 18:
Starting with the current season, FC Barcelona will have an official mobile partner for three years. The team will be sponsored by Chinese company Oppo until 2018. The partnership, which Oppo sees as an expansion of its global presence, will place the company’s brand across matches, events, commercials, accessories, and the team’s home stadium. Oppo says that its logo will be “prominently displayed” at the latter, Camp Nou.
FC Barcelona is the second most valuable sports team worldwide and the Oppo already sells its devices in twenty global markets. The partnership between the two will mostly shed light on Oppo’s existence because consumers are not generally aware of the company and what it does.
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Oppo has revealed the Mirror 5, its latest smartphone, featuring a unique diamond-like back made out of sections of reflective cut-glass. Additionally, it’s running Oppo’s ColorOS 2.1 atop of the latest flavor of Android, 5.1.