Another Chinese phone brand debuts in Nigeria, promises to disrupt segment

Global mobile phone maker, OPPO is set to disrupt the Nigerian phone market following the recent launch of its innovative phone brand into Africa’s biggest phone market.

OPPO Mobile, a Chinese smartphone maker, officially begun operations in Nigeria with the launch of OPPO F11 Pro.  Speaking at an unveiling event that held at the Oriental Hotel in Lagos, Nengi Akinola, OPPO Mobile Nigeria marketing manager, said the company is coming into the market to make a bold statement.

“OPPO is a brand that is involved in ‘many firsts’ globally and is also expanding in not just making smartphones but also providing superior smartphone technology to every single person all over the world,” she said.

“From 5G to internet of things, OPPO is constantly innovative, one of the reasons we are launching the F11 Pro in Nigeria is to mark a major step which is OPPO coming into the market to make a bold statement.”

OPPO is ranked top 5 in the mobile phone brand in the world according to the International Data Corporation (IDC).

The F11 series comes with a 48MP+5MP dual rear camera setup and enables users to take perfect low-light portraits by using ultra night mode and dazzle colour mode features.

The phone also has a hidden front camera design that rises when the selfie camera is launched.

According to Sope Sogbesan, product manager, OPPO Mobile Nigeria, users will enjoy a 4000mAh battery alongside VOOC 3.0 flash charging (voltage open loop multi-step constant-current charging) which means that the phone can be fully charged in 80 minutes.

“OPPO has optimized the freezing problem by upgrading the CPU, adopting 6G RAM and memory optimization,” he said, adding that the company offers a two-year warranty for the phone.

As a result of a partnership with Marvel Cinematic Universe, the phone has an Avengers limited edition that will only be available on Jumia from May 8.


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