Notch- and hole-free phones eventually coming
While some smartphones makers have found a way to avoid having a notch or a hole for the selfie camera, it appears that under-display selfie cameras are coming to phones sooner than expected, as both Oppo and Xiaomi have demonstrated working prototypes.
In May 2019
The 5G networks around the world have just started booting up and Qualcomm’s President Cristiano Amon was happy to tell us that there are 75 5G design wins in the pipeline.
Looks similar to the Huawei one
While Samsung and Huawei are filling press posts with their foldable smartphones, Oppo's VP has posted a couple of pictures of its own foldable prototype.
Working with Qualcomm to get the first 5G device to the market
Oppo has shown its first device that has achieved 5G speeds by opening its own site on a modified R15 smartphone.
Snapdragon 845, 660 and 636
Qualcomm announced that it plans to fully support Android P on select Snapdragon mobile platform. Having early access, that enabled Qualcomm to optimize its software on Snapdragon 845, 660 and 636 mobile platforms to ensure readiness for OEMs to upgrade to Android P at the time of launch.
Oppo is about to launch its Oppo R15 and Oppo R15 Dream Mirror Edition phones and yes, they will have a notch. The company has already started taking pre-orders and has a website that reveals a lot, including the final design.
Lenovo, Oppo, vivo, Xiaomi, ZTE and Wingtech devices in 2019
Qualcomm just announced in Beijing that together with Lenovo, OPPO, vivo, Xiaomi, ZTE and Wingtech, commercial availability of standard-compliant 5G New Radio (NR) devices is to be expected in 2019.
Is expected smartphone resurgence over?
There are signs that the shine is coming off a resurgence in smartphone sales as Huawei, Oppo and Vivo cut 10 percent of smartphone shipments than their original orders from the supply chain makers for the fourth quarter of 2017.
Ranks third worldwide
After staying in second place in the overall Chinese smartphone market for two consecutive quarters, Huawei has managed to overtake Oppo to retake the top spot in the region during Q1 2017, according to a recent report from Canalys.
Sounds way to optimistic
A faster way to charge your battery seems to be a hot topic for many companies. Qualcomm has Quick Charge, MediaTek has Pump Express, Oppo has VOOC and the Huawei Mate 9 with 4000 mAh battery can charge 55 percent in 30 minutes.