The best affordable 5G phones out right now in 2021

March 15, 2021

The 5G race is heating up in the world of smartphones, with both Android and Apple devices now bringing out mid-tier 5G-ready sets to prepare for faster speeds. The past few years has been defined by a somewhat transition period between the two Wi-Fi standards, but now that we’ve tipped towards the future-ready side of […]

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Oppo announces Find X3 Pro, Neo & Lite: Australian pricing and availability

March 12, 2021

Oppo, which has just overtaken Huawei as China’s number one smartphone brand, is looking to keep their recent score of wins rolling with their new flagship Find X3 series. Much like the X2 series before it, the forthcoming release will be split into Lite 5G, Neo 5G and Pro 5G models – Pro obviously sitting […]

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Oppo Reno4 5G Review: Smart compromises make this mid-ranger a solid 5G option

January 11, 2021

After the masterstroke that was the Find X2 series, Oppo is in a very good spot within the smartphone market. Chinese peer Huawei is still battling away with its advanced hardware but Google shut-out, which definitely helps, plus the brand has now expanded their ecosystem in Australia, which includes Oppo Watch and Oppo Enco Earphones. […]

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Oppo is bringing the new Reno4 series to Australia this month

October 5, 2020

Continuing their strong 2020 run thus far, Oppo will bring the new Reno4 series to Australia in October, sporting two 5G phones for the mid-tier market with a feature-heavy set that includes advanced low-light photography and videography modes, fast charging and the kind of display you’d typically expect from more expensive phones. The Reno4 5G […]

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Oppo set to launch various smartwatches and earbuds in Australia

September 21, 2020

Given their popularity amongst Android users in Australia, it’s a surprise that Oppo has taken this long to official expand the brand’s ecosystem down under. That all changes at the end of this month, as Oppo unveil a series of smartwatches and wireless earbuds, set to compete on two very busy markets. Hitting stores on […]

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Here’s what to expect from OPPO’s new ColorOS 11

September 14, 2020

Following the initial rollout of Android 11 to Google’s Pixel devices, Oppo has now lifted the lid on its own operating system, ColorOS 11. As one of the first OEM’s to bring the latest Android 11 update to its users, Oppo is moving fast to ensure a total of 28 phones receive the huge update […]

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Oppo Find X2 Lite Review: Certainly no lightweight in the mid-tier

August 27, 2020

In my review of the Find X2 Pro from Oppo, I was confident in writing that Oppo has presented what is one of the best Android phones to date. It is, and months later I’m still finding new things to love about the high-end flagship. With the Lite version, Oppo has cut down the price […]

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Oppo Find X2 Pro Review: Is this the best Android phone yet?

July 9, 2020

Oppo has been showing force this year. First, they reiterated their high-value approach to the budget and mid-market sectors with the likes of wallet-friendly A52. Now they’ve bought that sense of value to the highest tier of smartphones, with the hugely anticipated 5G-ready Find X2 Series, the top of which is the Find X2 Pro, […]

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Oppo A52 Review: Very few flaws for this high-value budget phone

June 9, 2020

The grace feature of the Oppo A52 2020 is its A$299 price tag. That should already be an attractive proposition without even looking at the spec sheet, given the company’s reputation for efficiency when it comes to the more wallet-friendly ranges. Seeing as they’ve been dominant in this market so far, it’s not much of […]

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Interview: The Jungle Giants’ Sam Hales: A Major Life Remix & His Livestreaming Show

May 31, 2020

Cancelled gigs, social distancing and a deeper focus on technology are the reality of many artists right now. We had a chat with Sam Hales from The Jungle Giants about life after COVID-19 and his recent live streaming show. The Jungle Giants are known for their tours: it feels like there’s always another one around […]

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Oppo A91 Review: Mid-range prowess but dated specs

May 13, 2020

The mid-range market has been a sweet spot for smartphones in the past few years, and Oppo are more focused on it than ever with the A91. While the Chinese company awaits the release of their much anticipated and super premium Find X2 Pro, it may be the A91 that ends up being one of […]

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OPPO have launched the world’s first 5G-powered hotel in Australia

August 28, 2019

Following the launch of their OPPO Reno 5G smartphone, OPPO have dived into the pop-up hotel game with a world’s first. That’s the world’s first travelling 5G powered smart hotel, mind you, and it’s currently sitting in one of the coolest spots in the Gold Coast, making use of a shipping container to fully highlight […]

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Tech Review: Oppo take a big step forward with the Find X, but is it enough?

October 4, 2018

We’re now over a month on from the release of Oppo’s new Find X, and from rave reviews and reactions, it’s very clear that the Chinese brand’s consistent evolution has lifted them high enough to face competitors Apple and Samsung head-on. Remarkably, they’ve done so by still sticking to their affordable (well, relatively) aesthetic, putting […]

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Tech Review: The Oppo R15 Pro is the Android device for people who secretly want an iPhone

August 8, 2018

If there’s a creed in the mobile phone industry, it’s likely “Make it look like an iPhone, but then do everything you can to make it cheaper.” This is the strategy Chinese maker Oppo have clung to for a while now and with the R15 Pro, they are steering into the curve harder than ever.

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Tech Review: Oppo R11s: The Android phone for people who prefer iOS

February 14, 2018

If you’re a bit of an iOS apologist like me, the only Android devices you’ll find even halfway agreeable are the ones that closely ape the iPhone. This more or less describes Oppo’s R11s, the newest and midrange smartphone handset from a manufacturer who’ve made an art of cloning Apple’s phone for the Chinese market.

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