Oppo Takes 4th Place in Global Smartphone Sales

Sure you may not have heard of them but it won’t be too long before you SHOULD have heard of them. IDC, who track Global smartphone sales have released their reports for Quarter 1 of 2017 and Oppo have come in 4th. Oppo are world leaders when it comes to home media, especially when it comes to Blu-ray players but the Chinese giant has had a very strong entry into the Western smartphone market after successfully testing their wares in Asia.

n its report, IDC said: “OPPO’s mid-range, camera-focused R9s was a crucial model in China that helped it to see strong shipments in the market. OPPO’s growth has in fact been stronger outside of China with nearly a quarter of shipments from international markets. In the rest of Asia and to a smaller degree in the Middle East and Africa regions, its strong retail presence has helped it to grow further in its business. It has been aggressive in both above-the-line and below-the-line activities in India, and stepped up with its after-sales service efforts in several Southeast Asian countries such as Indonesia by increasing its number of service centers.”

OPPO launched in New Zealand in March this year, bringing its F1s, A39 and R9s smartphones to New Zealanders for the first time. The full range of OPPO mobile phones are available at 2degrees Mobile and JB Hi-Fi stores.

OPPO R9s, NZ RRP $699
The R9s, delivers greater camera features and improved technologies to provide consumers with an exceptional all-around photography experience. Its stylish design also boasts 16MP front and rear facing cameras, and OPPO’s industry leading VOOC Flash Charge technology.

Key features:
· 16MP front and rear camera
· 4GB RAM and 64GB built-in storage
· 5.5inch FHD screen
· VOOC Flash Charge, 0-75% in 30 mins
· 0.2s flash touch access

OPPO F1s, NZ RRP $449
The OPPO F1s comes with a 16MP front camera and 13MP rear camera, and beautification features to help take perfect selfies. The F1s also features a 3075 mAh battery that gives consumers over a full day’s use. It features 3GB RAM, 32GB storage and ColorOS 3.0, delivering a fast and elegant user experience along with plenty of storage space for photos.

Key features:
· 16MP front camera
· 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage
· Fingerprint security
· Full metal body
· 5.5 inch HD screen

OPPO A39, NZ RRP $349
The OPPO A39 features a 5.2-inch 720P HD IPS 2.5D curved glass display making it easy on the eyes. It is powered by a 1.5GHz octa-core processor, paired with 3GB of RAM for seamless multitasking. The OPPO A39 sports a 13MP primary camera with LED flash, F2.2, and a 5MP front-facing camera with F2.4 for selfies and video chats. It comes with 32GB of internal storage, which can be expanded to 256GB via microSD card.

Key features:
· 13MP rear camera
· 5.2inch HD screen
· 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage

Sweet, you’ve made it to the bottom of the article, what are you waiting for head into a store and check out Oppo’s range of phones, there is not a smartphone on the market that offers better value for money.

Written by: Ben Carmichael

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