Smartphone companies OnePlus and Oppo will be working more closely together in the future, according to a forum post by OnePlus CEO Pete Lau. Mr Lau had already been looking after Oppo’s product strategy since last year.
Chinese technology manufacturer Huawei has launched a range of smartphones, smart watches and tablets that run its new HarmonyOS 2 operating system. The move emphasises the company’s transition away from Google’s Android OS.
Figures from Strategy Analytics show 340 million devices shipped
Global smartphone shipments reached 340 million units in the first quarter of 2021, a 24% year-on-year increase, according to new figures from Strategy Analytics.
Macro magnification, telephoto and wide-angle options
Chinese smartphone manufacturer OPPO has launched its new Find X3 series of handsets in the UK, including the flagship Find X3 Pro 5G. Features on the dust and water resistant Find X3 Pro include what the company is calling a ‘microlens’, which offers up to 60x magnification.
US President Donald Trump has signed Executive Orders that would ban the companies behind the TikTok and WeChat apps from working with American businesses.