Talk Android Weekly Recap: July 12 – July 18, 2015


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:

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Oppo’s partnership with FC Barcelona will give it a “global presence”


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.

Hit the break for the full press release.

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OPPO to discount its R5 and Find 7 handsets for Amazon’s Prime Day sales event on July 15th


By now you’ve probably heard about Prime Day on July 15th, Amazon’s 20th Anniversary sales event that is purely for Prime subscribers. One of the first deals to be publicised for UK dwellers is from OPPO, who tweeted that its R5 and Find 7  smartphones will be discounted as part of the celebration. Read more