Category: Oppo (Android)

Oppo N3 announced. Comes with spinny, remotely controlled camera.

Oppo have just announced the N3 and, as we expected, the camera spins round. Not only that, but there’s a Bluetooth remote control which lets you move the camera remotely and snap photos. You can also use this to listen to some tunes. Built using industrial-grade aluminium, specs …

Oppo update the Find 7/7a with KitKat

Can you remember the Oppo Find 7/7a? I had one earlier in the year and whilst being fairly impressed with it, it only ran Jelly Bean with the Color OS skin on top. Well Oppo have pushed out a new ROM for the Find 7/7a which is KitKat. …

Oppo N3 to have the swivel camera like the N1

Phone manufacturer Oppo has released the above photo of their rumoured next device the Oppo N3, with what appears to be a rotating rear camera module at the top of the device, which we first saw the N1, enabling the high quality selfie, which seems to be the …

The Oppo N3 starts to make an appearance

The Oppo N1 was one of the most intriguing devices of recent times, with its rotating camera, enormous display and touch sensitive back panel, many people round the world got one, thanks somewhat to the Cyanogenmod support. So it makes sense that Oppo are going to release a …

Oppo preview unified storage for the Find 7a

When I reviewed the Oppo Find 7a I was rather cross that they had split the internal memory in a kind of “it’s 2012 that’s how things are done” way. It basically left the device crippled, with only about 3GB of internal memory left for apps. It wasn’t …

Oppo announce the Neo 5

Oppo are famed for their reasonably priced phones with decent specs and features. They’re also famed for being a bit slow at updating anything and also making ludicrous decisions that will inhibit their customers enjoyment of their products. But hey they’ve gone and announced a new phone. The …

OnePlus Oppo LG and Sony flagship comparison

In the mobile industry the word “flagship” is banded around a lot, it refers to any manufacturers current top end device. With every company out there having one it’s often hard to decide which one you want for yourself. I’m lucky enough to have a few of them …

Do you fancy trying to break your Oppo Find 7?

Unified storage is something we’ve come to take for granted these days, your shiny new phone or tablet has an internal memory dying for you to fill it with your junk. That memory is one nice big lump with no restrictions on what you can put where. But …

Oppo Find 7 Pre Orders Open Now! Go Go Go!

We’ve been waiting for what seems like a lifetime for this phone, but finally after all this time it’s avaliable to pre order. The Oppo Find 7 is avaliable from the Oppo Store and priced at 479 Euros.  It’s avaliable in the Astro Black or the White. The phone …

Oppo Find 7a – Review

In this day and age now and again you have to take a punt on something, just in case you’ve found something special. That’s exactly what I did with the Oppo Find 7a. But is it a dud? No its not, you’ll have to read on to find …

Oppo announce the N1 mini with a 5 inch screen.

Following on from the Oppo N1 with its gigantic 5.9-inch screen and a 206-degree rotating camera, today the company has unveiled a mini version of the N1 … called… errr… the mini. Now for a device named “mini”, a 5 inch screen device perhaps isn’t the first thing …

The Oppo N1 Mini appears at the FCC

The Oppo N1 was a cracking great old big phone, Ronnie reviewed it a few months ago and in line with the rest of the world Ronnie decided that it was just a bit too big and didn’t have 4G. Oppo seem to have decided to addressed these …

Do you fancy flashing Cyanogenmod 11S on your Oppo Find 7a?

The OnePlus One is a fairly unique device, or it is in the software stakes anyway. Running a unique version of Cyanogenmod, which was made specifically for the OnePlus One and many people are itching to port it to their devices. Not too surprisingly the first device to …

Oppo Find 7a – Initial Impressions

Oppo are slowly getting a name for themselves in the Western world, here at Coolsmartphone we’ve bought and reviewed several of their recent flagships. This time round with the Find 7a it was down to me to dig into my pockets and order one. As I’ve only had …

Oppo post possibly the strangest promo video ever

Oppo are big news at the moment their Find 7 and Find 7a are both about to be released into the world, complete with fancy cameras and even fancier camera software. To help promote the Find 7 / 7a they’ve made a video, a 4 minute 52 seconds …

Fancy an Oppo Find 7a? Pre order one now at OppoStyle

The eagerly awaited Oppo Find 7 was announced a few weeks back, with talk of fancy cameras and even fancier specs. The whole world waited to see the first ever 2K device, they showed it off and then showed off a lower spec cheaper version too. The Find …

OPPO Find 7a pre-orders to launch 7th April

Following on from the confirmation that the Find 7 and 7a would be coming to Europe, Oppostyle the European distributor of Oppo phones have announced that the Find 7a ,the cheaper version with only a full HD screen, will be available to pre-order from Monday 7th April (not …

It seems that Oppo are going to make a budget device

Oppo are famed for their flagship specs and wallet friendly pricing, but look back at their history there are a few budget devices in there. The most recent being the R819 which was a dual SIM MediaTek device. According to PhoneArena , Oppo have filed it with the …

Oppo Find 7 is coming to Europe – it’s official

OppoStyle, the only European distributor of Oppo phones and accessories, has announced today that the Oppo Find 7a will be coming to Europe “soon”. In a press release today it revealed that there will be a limited quantity of pre-orders of the Find 7a (the lower spec Find …

Oppo N1 Mini to bring swivelling to a smaller package

You would have thought that Oppo had done enough for the time being, what with announcing the two Find 7 variants, but the engineers have been hard at work shrinking the elephantine N1 into a smaller package. This time it will have the same swivelling camera arrangement that …

Oppo Find 7 Event – LIVE

You might not have heard much about Oppo, but what you should know is that they’re making waves in the mobile industry. Today they’re announcing the Oppo Find 7, and via Twitter they’ve just confirmed many of the leaked specs, including that 2K screen. A recent tweet states.. …

Oppo Find 7 – A little more info teased

We only have to wait until Wednesday to verify all these Oppo Find 7 leaks but, in the meantime, we’ve got even more detail. Firstly this image, taken from the Find 7, has a 50 megapixel resolution (8160×6120 pixels) and is 9.7MB im size. So we can pretty much …

More Oppo Find 7 images turn up

We’ve not long to wait now – the Find 7 looks to be getting announced on March 19th, which is this coming Wednesday. We’ve already covered this quite a bit and now there’s a tad more information for us to sift through. Rumours now say that there’ll be …

Oppo Find 7 event invite unboxing – You have to see this

You may not be fussed about the launch of the Oppo Find 7 (or you may be squirming with excitement like me), but I defy anyone to be unimpressed by the invites for the announcement event that have gone out to the Chinese press. They are so impressive …

Oppo Find 7 specs posted on Oppo’s Weibo page

Oppo may as well just announce its latest flagship now, because it seems like it’s hell-bent on leaking all its own data before the launch event on 19th March in Beijing! In the latest development we see confirmation of the key specs of the Find 7 scribbled on …

Oppo Find 7 Appears on design award website 11 days ahead of launch

Whilst Oppo is busy leaking veiled images and suspiciously high resolution photos that beat around the bush as to what its new flagship phone is going to look like, design award website Red Dot 21 has gone and published some full-frontal renders of the Find 7. The page …

Oppo Find 7 to come with two screen resolutions

As you may or may not know, here at Coolsmartphone we are big fans of Oppo phone’s, our writers have owned both the Find 5 and the N1, and we are all eagerly awaiting the upcoming flagship the Find 7. Following rumours that the 7 with come with …

Oppo tease the Find 7, throws down the gauntlet to Samsung

We’ve all seen the Samsung Galaxy S5 and I’m already getting tired of websites calling it “disappointing” (even though it’s not, and will sell by the bucket-load). Oppo, however, have just released an image which basically states that their upcoming Find 7 will be better than the Galaxy …

Oppo Find 7 to launch on 19th March

Oppo, has today announced that it will be launching its Find 7 flagship smartphone on March 19 in Beijing. This is a little disappointing as it was originally rumoured that the device was going to be released during Mobile World Congress this month. The Find 7 follows in …

The Oppo N1 horror story concludes

Last week we reported on episode 1 of The Killer’s House, a web drama starring the Oppo N1 as one of the main plot features. Well, episode 2 is now available to stream. In this concluding part we find that the suspected killer is aided by his manipulative …

Oppo N1 gets it’s own horror series on YouTube

The Oppo N1 is unique in many ways, with its rotating camera and rear touch panel, but I’m pretty sure it’s the first phone to have its own horror web series. Oppo Thailand has posted the first episode of a drama named The Killer’s House on YouTube. In …

Oppo N1 CyanogenMod Edition – Review

It’s unfeasibly big, it’s got a rotating camera, a rear touch panel, and it runs a custom ROM out of the box, but is the Oppo N1 CM Edition innovative or just a giant freak? I put my credit card where my mouth is to find out. So …

Oppo R819 – For the love of your life?

It’s Valentine’s day soon: the day that makes men everywhere squirm and try to think of something to express their unbounded adoration for their special person that’s more exciting than a box of chocolates. Well Oppo would be happy to help out with that decision with a special …

Oppo N1 CyanogenMod Edition – initial impressions

You want an initial impression of the Oppo N1 CM Edition? It’s massive! Seriously, that’s the first impression everyone has of it. Let’s get over that for now, because size isn’t everything. No really, it isn’t. An impressive package In fact, the initial impression I got of the …

Cyanogen now available for existing Oppo N1

Those who purchased the Oppo N1 before the CyanogenMod news (we are talking about you here Ronnie ) will be excited to know that the official CyanogenMod ROM for the device is available to all users. As promised the official package is available for installation on any version of the Oppo …

Oppo N1 CyanogenMod preview video gives a taster of what to expect

Oppo teased the N1 to death before its recent launch, and now it’s Cyanogen’s turn as the CyanogenMod Edition nears release. The newly launched CM YouTube channel is now sporting a taster video so we can see why we’d want to opt for this non-standard version. Focusing on …

Tease me tease me Oppo

Some more images of the rumoured Oppo R1 have surfaced. This time they are hands on from an anonymous source. GSM Insider picked up some images from Weibo they come below. Rumoured specs to go with the images are that the device will include an 8 MegaPixel Camera, …

Oppo R819 Christmas Bundle for under £170 [Bargain]

Oppo Style, the European distributor of Oppo phones, has put together a Christmas bundle which will be of interest to anyone after a sub-£200 SIM free phone. From now until Wednesday 18th December you are able to buy an Oppo R819 phone with a screen protector and ‘rock’ …

Oppo tease their next device the Find 7

Barely a day goes by without us mentioning Oppo in some way shape or form and today is no different, thanks to Oppo posting a teaser image on Weibo the Chinese social network. The rumoured specs for the Find 7 are going to be top end if it …

Oppo N1 now available in Europe

The innovative Oppo N1 has been released in Europe today via the official distributor OppoStyle. As regular readers will know, the N1 is an Android phablet with a 5.9 inch display, 1.7 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 Quad Core processor, 2GB of RAM, a touchpad on the rear of …