Gadget Corner PH


OPPO Remains a Top Player in the Philippine Smartphone Industry

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 0
February 2019 - Philippines - 2019 was a remarkable year for OPPO in the Philippines. As per the
recent Canalys report on the Philippine smartphone landscape, OPPO scored 27% total market share
for Q4 of 2019, which reflects 44% year-on-year growth for the brand. Globally, OPPO shipped more than 30 million OPPO smartphones in the same quarter.

Additionally, the Philippines has seen a 28% increase on the total smartphone shipments during the 4 th quarter of 2019, showing how strong the mobile industry is in the Philippines.

“The Philippines is a key market for OPPO in Southeast Asia. We’re extremely happy to have achieved such a feat, considering how young OPPO is in the Philippines. With such a competitive landscape dominated but many strong and well-established smartphone brands, we are truly humbled to know that we are very much loved and trusted by the Filipinos,” shares OPPO Philippines Marketing Director Raymond Xia.

2020 will be an even more interesting and exciting year for OPPO. OPPO is officially releasing its latest flagship smartphone, the Find X2, which is slated to launch in Barcelona, Spain side-by-side the Mobile World Congress 2020 in February 2020. Find X2 is said to promise unparalleled technological innovations which will include the recently unveiled teasers on the “revolutionary” smartphone screen.

The smartphone brand also remains steadfast in providing the best and the latest technology innovations beyond smartphones as it recently announced its plan to expand its product portfolio to IoT. Last October 2019, OPPO released OPPO Enco Q1, a wireless noise cancelling headphones. It is also the first OPPO IoT product released in the Philippines.

To know more about the latest news and updates about OPPO, visit its official website at or its official Facebook page at OPPO Philippines.
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OPPO Reno2 Series officially launches in PH-Designed to bring out the creative storymaker in you!

Thursday, October 24, 2019 0
October 2019 - PHILIPPINES - World-leading smartphone brand OPPO takes on today's emergence of video content creation as a creative outlet with the grand launch of the Reno2 Series in the Philippines, which includes both the Reno2 and the Reno2 F. This latest iteration to the successful line of the Reno series is jam-packed with top-notch video-focused specs such as the Quad Rear Camera setup capable of up to 20x Digital Zoom, Ultra Steady Mode, Ultra Dark Mode, and more. These high-grade features allow users to create quality videos, and ultimately sparks creativity in sharing stories. With the OPPO Reno2, #AnyoneIsAStorymaker

OPPO Reno2 Series

The Reno Collective Embraces being Storymakers 

The Reno Series values creativity and self-expression through the stories that make up our everyday
lives, brought to life by storymakers that make up The Reno Collective. Alongside the Reno2 Series
Launch, notable vloggers and content creators were introduced as the official brand ambassadors:Actors Gabbi Garcia and Mikael Daez, fashion and lifestyle personality Laureen Uy, and globe-trotting adventurer Daniel Marsh. These well known icons’ content may differ in theme, but they all share the same goal of creative self-expression in the form of videography, which then inspires others to embrace being a storymaker. The OPPO Reno2 Series’ newest innovation enables one to widen horizons, discover new possibilities, and express one’s self with no reservations.
With a mix of old and new storymakers onboarded, OPPO also launched the “100 Moments” digital
campaign that gives a glimpse of 100 diverse stories, all creatively captured with the Reno2. Each
distinct story is open for viewing online through the hashtag #AnyoneIsAStorymaker.

The Evolution of Phone Videography with the new OPPO Reno2

More people are seeing the vast potential behind videos as a form of expression nowadays. We also see this with the rise of popular platforms such as Youtube, Instagram, and TikTok, as well as the increased number of videos being churned out online. Videos speak volumes in creating stories, and with smartphones now being an extension to one’s lifestyle, people are more open to sharing stories and expressing creativity through videos seamlessly captured with their smartphones.

With the advent of the rise of video, the OPPO Reno2 takes things up a notch to better capture video
content. The Reno2 series was especially designed to allow its users to help budding content creators
become more effective storymakers. Thanks to the smartphone’s enhanced Quad Rear Camera consisting of a 48MP main camera, an 8MP wide angle lens, a 13MP telephoto lens, and a 2MP mono lens, supported by 5x Hybrid Zoom and up to 20x digital zoom and the Ultra Wide Angle lens. The Reno2 offers 116° Ultra-Wide Angle view, bringing your stories to life through boundless landscapes day or night. The series enables its users to capture long-distance scenarios in ultra-high quality imaging, whether it be taking videos of your favorite performers at a concert or capturing breathtaking scenery.

The Reno2’s Ultra Steady Mode feature is designed to guarantee stable and smooth videos in the midst of extremely shaky situations. The series is equipped with Optical Image Stabilization and a 60 fps frame rate to compensate for those shaky shots and enhance image stabilization, fluency, and overall image quality. A true testament of eliminating boundaries as you better express yourself.

The Reno2 is equipped with the Ultra Dark Mode, which produces crisp and clear shots even during low light conditions, capable of picking up details invisible to the human eye.

Adding to the Reno2 camera’s roster of video-focused features are the Bokeh Effect Video that adds
depth, the Background Noise Reduction feature that cuts out background noise to make the subject’s
sounds more focused, and the Audio Zoom feature that allows one to amplify the sound of a subject
while zooming in on it.

The upgraded VOOC 3.0 flash charging technology and a large-capacity 4,000 mAh battery will enable its users to a more enjoyable and longer experience. It is also powered by Hyper Boost 2.0, Frame Boost, and Touch Boost to provide a smooth user experience while running on ColorOS 6.1 based on Android 9.0. You can enjoy the immersive video experience on the Reno2’s 6.5” AMOLED full screen made from durable 6 th Generation Corning ® Gorilla ® Glass and the Dolby ATMOS feature to experience surround sound effects when using a headset.

The Reno2 series comes in colorways inspired by nature: options for Reno2 are Sunset Pink and
Luminous Black, while Sky White and Lake Green for Reno2 F.

Reno2 F: the next generation of the OPPO F series

With the objective of boosting the OPPO F series’ features, the brand introduced the Reno2 F equipped with a 48MP Quad Rear camera that comes with the Ultra Night Mode 2.0, which offers greater adaptability to a wider range of lighting intensity and optimized night shooting. Amplifying this is the Atmosphere Light for an optimized experience when using the front camera to take selfies efficiently.

The Reno2 F also utilizes Electronic Image Stabilization to guarantee image stabilization amidst high-action activities together with 119° Ultra Wide angle adaptability to enable you to capture wider

Enhanced Auditory Experience with the new OPPO ENCO Q1

Alongside the Reno2 Series, OPPO has also launched in the Philippines its first wireless noise-cancelling headphones, the OPPO ENCO Q1. The noise-cancelling feature comes in handy in low-frequency noise environments when in transit such as in cars, airplanes, or trains. Designed by the OPPO acoustic team, it cancels out all external noise to enable uninterrupted auditory experience. It is equipped with massive 11.8 mm high-resolution dynamic driver units with PEEK+PU composite diaphragms, resulting in rich mid-range to crystal-clear treble.

Charging time completes within 2 hours and can last up to 15 hours of music play time, 10.5 hours of
communication, and 22 hours standby. It is also built with Bluetooth 5.0 that allows stronger connection between the phone and earphones up to 10 meters. The OPPO ENCO Q1 comes with premium design that exhibits elegance and beauty, available in color variants Midnight Black and Sunny Orange.

Get your OPPO Reno2, Reno2 F, and OPPO ENCO Q1 soon!

The new OPPO Reno2 will retail at PHP 28,990 with Muse Bluetooth Speaker worth PHP2,499 as a
freebie, while the Reno2 F will retail at PHP 19,990 with O1 Bluetooth Headphone worth PHP2,499 as a freebie. Both will run pre-order period from October 18 to 24, and will be officially be available
nationwide on October 25 in OPPO concept stores, authorized dealers, and online via Lazada,Shopee,
Akulaku, Argomall, Abenson and Memoxpress.

The Reno2 series will be available in partner operators Globe and Smart. For Globe, the Reno2 will be available on Plan 1,799 online and offline with no cash out starting October 24, while for Smart, the Reno2 will be available on Smart Signature Plan M 1,499 with Php7,500 cash out starting November 8.

You can enjoy the auditory experience as well with wireless noise-cancelling earphones OPPO ENCO Q1 for only PHP4,990 starting October 25 in all OPPO concept stores and authorized dealers nationwide. It is also available via Home Credit for 6 months installment with 0% interest.
To know more about the new OPPO’s latest products, visit the website or check the official Facebook page at

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OPPO A5 is now official in the Philippines for only 10990 Pesos

Wednesday, October 09, 2019 0

The Wait Is Over: The Much-Awaited OPPO A5 2020 4G Has Finally Arrived in the Philippines
OPPO’s best-selling upgraded A series 2020 line-up is now complete, with both the A9 2020 and the A5 2020 now up for grabs

OPPO A5 2020 4G

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - OPPO officially announces the release of the A5 2020, completing the line-up of the newly launched and upgraded A Series 2020 which was unveiled last September 19, 2019. The A5 2020 comes in 4GB of RAM variant and retails at PHP10,990. The unit is now available in all OPPO Concept and Retail Stores nationwide.

The OPPO A5 2020 4G comes in Mirror Black and Dazzle White color options that sports a 12MP quad camera set-up, with 8MP Ultra Wide Angle Lens, 2MP Mono Lens, and 2MP Portrait Lens that capture wider images in better resolutions. It also boasts a 5,000 mAh Ultra Battery for longer-lasting entertainment and is also perfectly paired with its Dolby Atmos Dual Speakers for an even more immersive audio experience. Additionally, play and store all the movies, songs, and games that you want as the A5 2020 4GB can hold up to 128GB of internal storage and powered by Snapdragon 665 chipset for a lag-free mobile entertainment.
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OPPO Breaks P100-M Sales for A9 2020 During The First 2 Hours

Tuesday, October 01, 2019 0

OPPO Breaks P100-M Sales for A9 2020 During The First 2 Hours Of Its Official Release

The upgraded and best-selling A series has again taken the spotlight with the all-new OPPO A9 2020

September 2019 - PHILIPPINES – With its recent launch in the Philippines, the highly sought-after
OPPO A9 2020 garnered over PHP100,000,000 worth of sales within the first two hours of its official
release last September 28.

The OPPO A9 2020 retails at PHP15,990 and is now available in all OPPO concept stores and
authorized dealers nationwide, including e-commerce partner sites Lazada, Shopee, Akulaku, and

Don’t be the last to get your hands on the OPPO A9 2020. It is jam-packed with premium smartphone
features that guarantees an immersive entertainment experience. These include a 48MP Quad camera,
Dolby Atmos Dual Speakers, 5,000 mAh Ultra Battery, 8GB RAM, and the 128GB internal storage.

To know more about A9 2020, visit the OPPO website at or check the official
Facebook page at OPPO Philippines.
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OPPO Officially Launches the Newest A9 2020: The Smartphone that Promises a Full Entertainment Experience

Friday, September 20, 2019 0
OPPO officially introduces Alex Gonzaga, who is #AlwaysGwithOPPOA9, as the first ever endorser of the OPPO A Series in the Philippines.

September 2019 - PHILIPPINES – Leading smartphone brand OPPO rings in the month of September with two big news: the launch of the all-new OPPO A Series 2020 in the Philippines and the first ever endorser of the A Series 2020, the all-around entertainer, Alex Gonzaga. The OPPO A Series 2020, which includes the OPPO A9 2020 and OPPO A5 2020 handsets, is the brand’s latest offering for the entry to mid-level smartphone market.

The A series plays a vital role in the continuous growth of OPPO in the Philippines as it is one of the best bestselling series of the brand in the country. Despite being young in the local market, OPPO has been growing rapidly gaining the trust and love of the Filipinos, which led the company to become one of the market leaders in the country with a total of 28% of market share in Q2 of 2019, as per the recent Canalys report.
Mr. Raymond Xia, OPPO Philippines Marketing Director, shares about the rapid growth of the brand attributed to the global support revolving around the OPPO A Series

The all-new OPPO A series 2020 includes two handsets – the A9 2020 and the A5 2020. A9 2020 is priced at PHP 15,990. The blind pre-order scheme started last September 14 and will run until September 19. The actual pre-order starts from September 20 to 27. Customers can avail their very own A9 2020 on September 28 in OPPO stores and authorized dealers nationwide with a free XSound Wireless Bluetooth Headset that is worth PHP2,099. The A5 2020 will arrive in the Philippines in October.
The new OPPO A9 2020, especially made for pure entertainment, has officially launched in the Philippines.

“We named this fresh new lineup the OPPO A Series 2020, in celebration of the beginning of the new decade,while also commemorating the success of the A series over the past ten years,” says OPPO Philippines Marketing Director, Raymond Xia. “This new name also reflects our vision for the years to come. It highlights the brand’s latest technologies, stunning design, superb photography, powerful performance, and overall promise of catering to the voice of the younger generation.”

The newest OPPO A Series 2020 inspires users to actively “play”, as it offers an outstanding entertainmentexperience to help users ease away from the stress of daily life, just like how the first- ever A Series 2020 endorser, Alex Gonzaga, does so with her highly interesting and entertaining daily life adventures.
The new OPPO A9 2020, especially made for pure entertainment, has officially launched in the Philippines.

“We are truly excited to introduce Alex Gonzaga as the newest endorser of the upgraded OPPO A series. Her outgoing and engaging personality, along with the fact that she is one of the favorite entertainers in the industry today, make her a perfect fit for the all-new OPPO A9 2020 that’s packed with amazing entertainment features that will surely keep you entertained,” shares Raymond Xia.

Versatile Camera Tech Brings Users Even More Photography Options

The OPPO A9 2020 comes with a multipurpose Quad Camera setup, including a 48MP Main Camera + 8MP Ultra-Wide Lens + 2MP Mono Lens + 2MP Portrait Lens. These offer an all-around use that can satisfy users’ needs for all shooting angles and scenarios, including the upgraded Ultra Night Mode 2.0 that also works in wide angle mode.

The 48MP primary lens improves image clarity with higher resolution, helping capture more details. The 8MP 119° ultra-wide-angle lens makes it easier to capture a larger shot in a smaller space. The Mono lens and Portrait Lens allow users to add retro, grainy, and atmospheric filters to portrait shots, creating more personalized images for users, offering new styles unique to the all-new A series 2020.

The A9 2020 is equipped with a 16MP selfie camera that uses AI Beautification technology for tailor-made selfies.This technology automatically identifies skin tone, age, gender, and skin color. It differentiates users for customized beautification. An all-new algorithm for smoothing out blemishes on the skin and sharper features create a make-up free look.

OPPO’s latest stabilization technology also meets the growing demand for high-quality action videos, with a built-in gyroscope on the two handsets allowing for more stable shooting. There are also improved video filters that allow users to create their own movies, ideal for creating eye-catching content in the era of short video apps.

Outstanding Hardware and Software for Exceptional Experience and Performance

A large capacity 5000mAh battery enables all-day use, capable of supporting 19 hours of continuous usage. The battery is also able to handle reverse charging, freeing active and on-the-go users from the worries of rapid battery drain.

In terms of audio, the OPPO A Series 2020 comes with dual stereo speakers that offer higher volumes and improved sound quality, even at high volumes. The sound feels full-bodied and clearer, with an immersive surround sound effect through the Dolby Atmos ® audio technology.

On top of that, the OPPO A Series 2020 packs an ultra-powerful performance, thanks to the Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 platform, with an 8-core 64-bit processor, 8GB of RAM, and Game Boost 2.0. Especially for the gaming experience, the Game Boost 2.0 accelerator technology offers improved Frame Boost and Touch Boost,both of which provide lightning-fast game play response, by reducing touch screen latency and lag and delivering an overall better user experience.

To add, the high capacity and versatile memory options provide more space to record beautiful life moments. The new A series 2020 is equipped with a 128GB high memory capacity and a three-card (Dual Sim + MicroSD) slot that can support up to 256GB of memory.

Intelligent Design That’s Both Attractive and User-Friendly

The OPPO A Series 2020 is also equipped with a more compact Waterdrop screen, with a 31.4% decrease in overall area compared to the previous generation. A 6.5” full screen has an 89% screen-to-body ratio, which also uses toughened Corning ® Gorilla ® Glass 3+ that is twice as hard, versus that of the third generation, and offers better resistance to scratches. A Sunlight Screen improves screen readability under strong direct light and ensures true colors shine through dim or dark environments, while a blue light filter relieves eye fatigue and better protects users’ eyesight in low light.

The all-new A series 2020 is equipped with 3D gradient design and comes in two colors: Marine Green and Space Purple.
OPPO Philippines Brand Manager Chiqui Tapawan unveiled the price of the new OPPO A9 2020, priced at Php 15,990 SRP.

Purchasing of the new A9 2020 is made easier for customers. For Home Credit, customers can pre-order the A9 2020 handset starting September 20 with flexible payment terms of 6 and 9 months with a guaranteed 0% interest. It will also be available online. The A9 2020 will be available for an exclusive pre-order in Lazada starting September 20 to 27. It will officially be available starting September 28 in all OPPO concept stores and authorized dealers nationwide, including e-commerce partner sites Lazada, Shopee, Akulaku, and Argomall. The A9 2020 will retail at PHP15,990.

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OPPO Set to Unveil the All-New A Series Made for Pure Entertainment

Saturday, September 07, 2019 0

OPPO Set to Unveil the All-New A Series Made for Pure Entertainment

The A9 2020 and A5 2020 is packed with entertainment features for the pop-culture obsessed Filipinos.

September 2019 - PHILIPPINES – OPPO is excited to announce the upcoming Philippine launch of the upgraded A Series this September, with the reveal of the A9 2020 and A5 2020. OPPO’s latest offering under the already highly successful series feature high-level photography, audio and gaming capabilities,long-lasting battery, and stunning design. Overall, the new OPPO A Series will provide a unique value toa wide range of users - especially to the modern and multi-hyphenated Filipino millennials of today.

OPPO has been active in overseas markets for the past ten years, including the Philippines, and the
OPPO A Series has been well-loved locally and globally. Recently, Canalys reported that OPPO is now the leading smartphone brand in the country in terms of market share at 28% in Q2 of 2019.

OPPO A9 2020

A Series: An all-around entertainment smartphone

The new A Series gives Filipinos who are always on the go the ultimate advantage in achieving the fullest of their potential. With a smartphone that they can depend on to capture the most out of their days, the new OPPO A Series offers more possibilities than ever before.

Promising a full-entertainment experience, the A9 2020 is packed with the premium 48MP Ultra Wide Quad Camera, Dolby Atmos Dual Stereo Speakers, 8GB RAM with up to 128GB internal storage that runs on Snapdragon 665 chipset, and a 5,000mAh Ultra Battery; freeing users from the need to compromise when they play.

The smartphone’s 48MP Ultra-Wide-Angle Quad Camera satisfies users’ needs for all shooting angles and scenarios. It also supports Ultra Night Mode 2.0, Ultra-Wide photography, and a whole range of artistic portrait styles. Shooting video is also better than never before with 4K video technology that offers better overall effects by creating clearer videos with more vivid colors and less latency. This is also combined with Video Stability technology that promises more stable, professional videos.

On the other hand, A5 2020 comes with specifications that suit users looking for a smartphone that meet their basic smartphone needs. It is powered with 12MP Ultra Wide Quad Camera plus 8MP Front Camera, 4GB RAM with up to 128GB internal storage, and with the same Snapdragon 665 chipset and 5,000mAh Ultra Battery.

Welcoming The New Face of A Series

The new A Series is the perfect representation of the modern Filipino millennial who lives a highly digital and mobile lifestyle that inspired the innovation of the A9 2020 and A5 2020. The OPPO A Series Philippine launch will be on September 19, 2019. Additionally, to complete the celebration of the upgraded A series, OPPO will be unveiling the first ever endorser for the best-selling A series who perfectly embodies the all-new A series offering.

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VIVO S1-Super AMOLED Display, 6GB RAM and 128GB ROM

Monday, September 02, 2019 0
The VIVO S1 features Halo FullView™ 6.38-inch* Super AMOLED Display, In-Display fingerprint scan, AI Triple Rear Camera features SONY IMX499 Camera Sensor, Ultra HD 32MP AI selfie camera & equipped with 6GB RAM and 128GB ROM to boost the fast and smooth performance of multiple apps and mobile games.

S1 features Halo FullView™ Display with a high screen-to-body ratio. Its perfect symmetry provides a fantastic visual effect. A 6.38-inch* Super AMOLED Display with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio and the screen-to-body ratio of 89.98% allow you to enjoy a full view without boundaries.

With the self-illuminating Super AMOLED display, S1 supports Always On Display at a low power consumption. You can glance at your phone whenever you like to check the time or view alerts. Plus, customize this feature’s theme to add charisma to your phone and let your personal style stand out.

Since launching its In-Display Fingerprint Scanning technology, Vivo has been leading the industry in bringing consumers a better unlocking experience. With just a single touch on your S1 display, the screen can be unlocked swiftly. A variety of animation effects are also available, which makes unlocking the phone easy and fun.

With further breakthrough in the design and craftmanship of its body, S1 adopts a diamond pattern design and seamless transition from blue to purple. Surrounded by black, the gleaming diamond pattern just resembles all the shining stars in the night sky.

S1 features an industry-leading 32MP front camera. The Ultra HD resolution allows you to take selfies with high clarity and precise details. It also comes with multiple selfie modes, such as AI Face Beauty, Selfie Frontlight, AR Stickers, AI Filter, etc., which makes selfie-taking enjoyable and fun.

Featuring the Sony IMX499 Camera Sensor, S1 allows you to shoot with enhanced accuracy and precision. AI Portrait Framing helps you in better composition to achieve a perfect ratio, and brings you more fun in every snapshot of your life moments.

AI Super Wide-Angle Camera expands your view to 120°, so you can capture more landscape, more of your friends and a more beautiful world. In group photos, camera will automatically switch to Super Wide-Angle mode for a wider range.


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