OPPO announced the 15 tech start-ups shortlisted for the Global Final Demo Event of the 2023 OPPO Inspiration Challenge following the successful completion of regional demo events in Boston, Shenzhen, and Bangkok earlier this month. The 15 start-ups and their innovations will meet in Singapore in October where they will compete for a spot in the global top 5.
OPPO Inspiration Challenge Global Top 15 Proposals
The 2023 OPPO Inspiration Challenge received a total of 687 innovative proposals from 66 different countries and regions focusing on the two entry categories of “Inspiration for People” and “Inspiration for the Planet”. Following a thorough evaluation process, the top 15 solutions in each region were selected to take part in three regional demo events in Boston, Shenzhen, and Bangkok.
Industry Experts Inspire Further Innovation
Hosted by OPPO Research Institute in partnership with the Harvard GSAS Entrepreneur Community, the first regional demo event of 2023 OPPO Inspiration Challenge was held at the Harvard Club of Boston on July 27. During the event, 15 selected start-ups from Europe, the United States, and Israel pitched their solutions to the judging panel. Following their pitches, entrants also had the opportunity to engage in in-depth technical discussions with Jason Liao, Head of OPPO Research Institute, and executives from Harvard Business School and investment institutions.
The Award Ceremony of the 2023 OPPO Inspiration Challenge Regional Demo Event in Boston
On July 31, the second regional demo event took place in Shenzhen in partnership with the China University-Enterprise Collaboration Innovation Alliance (CUEC). OPPO Vice President and President of China Market, Bobee Liu, and the Head of OPPO Health Lab, Leo Zeng, both attended the event, where they were joined by other judges from Qualcomm Ventures, Amazon Web Services, GSMA 5G IN, and Beihang Investment. During the event, attending media and guests also voted for the winners of the “Media Choice” and the “Virtuous Innovation” awards.
The Award Ceremony of the 2023 OPPO Inspiration Challenge Regional Demo Event in Shenzhen
The last regional demo event took place in Bangkok on August 7. In partnership with one of the APAC region’s most influential universities – Chulalongkorn University – OPPO also invited experts from Amazon Web Services and Deloitte to participate in the judging process. Professor Kaywalee Chatdarong, Vice President of Chulalongkorn University said in her closing remark that “Chulalongkorn University is honored to be OPPO’s regional partner. Together, we envision a future full of possibilities and innovations for our nations and the global society.”
The Award Ceremony of the 2023 OPPO Inspiration Challenge Regional Demo Event in Bangkok
15 Innovative Solutions Shortlisted for Global Final Demo Event
Based on the four criteria of feasibility, innovation and originality, long-term potential, and social value, the professional judging panels from each of the three regional demo events have now selected their top 5 respective proposals to make up the shortlist of 15 entrants that will compete in the global final of 2023 OPPO Inspiration Challenge. Together, these solutions and the start-ups behind them are leveraging the power of digital health, accessible technology, and sustainability to build a better world for all.
For more information about the 15 finalists and where to vote for the People’s Choice Award, please visit https://www.oppo.com/en/proposal/finalists-2023/.
To further facilitate the development of the proposals via internal and external collaboration, OPPO will partner with KPMG to hold the Acceleration Camp prior to the Global Final Demo Event. During the camp, senior executives from OPPO will join technology experts, investors, and industry partners to provide assistance to the top 15 global start-ups. Following this, the top 5 winning solutions will be selected at the Global Final Demo Event. Each winning start-up will be awarded a prize of US$50,000 along with opportunities to help further build their ideas, including productization and commercialization opportunities, strategic partnerships, investment, and exposure at global technology events. Together with its partners, OPPO aims to empower global entrepreneurs and technology professionals to bring innovative solutions to life.
For more details about the Global Final Demo Event and the 2023 OPPO Inspiration Challenge, please visit https://www.oppo.com/en/proposal/.
OPPO brings the newest A38 in the Philippines
Leading global smart device brand OPPO, has introduced the new OPPO A38, the latest addition to its powerful A Series lineup that delivers style, function, and performance tailored for your everyday use and at a value-friendly price.
The device features 33W SUPERVOOC fast charging, 5000mAh large battery, and comes with a MediaTek Helio G85 chipset. Additionally, the new OPPO A38 also offers exceptional user experience and immersive entertainment with a 50MP AI Camera, 90Hz Sunlight Display, and Ultra Volume Mode.
Stylish and Iconic Ultra Retro Design
The OPPO A38 boasts a sleek and trendy design that not only feels great in your hand but also makes a stylish statement. Its ultra-slim retro design, flat-edged middle frame, and a premium build quality set it apart from the competition. It has two exciting colors – Glowing Gold, which combines warm orange-yellow hues, and Glowing Black, that creates a mesmerizing style that reflects an outer space-like design. The OPPO A38 also inherits the OPPO Glow design which gives the back cover a shimmering and trendy appearance.
Dynamic Camera System for Ultra-Clear Photography
You can now capture your best moments with OPPO A38’s versatile camera system that has a 50MP Al Main camera and 2MP Bokeh Camera which allows you to take clear, natural and stunning photos in various scenarios. Both front and rear cameras of OPPO A38 also support the portrait retouching feature that allow users to adjust and customize the beautification level of their photos.
Immersive Viewing Experience and Boundless Daily Entertainment
The OPPO A38 has a captivating 6.5-inch 90Hz Sunlight Display with an 89.8% screen-to-body ratio that brings your content to life with vibrant colors and realistic details. The new A Series smartphone is also equipped with Ultra Volume Mode to deliver an incredible audio experience whether you’re watching your favorite series, gaming, or browsing the web. Additionally, the screen can reach up to 720 nits of brightness in high brightness, allowing users to effortlessly read or view on-screen content. OPPO A38 also has an All-Day AI Eye comfort feature which helps minimize eye strain and makes viewing comfortable regardless of screen time.
Long Lasting Battery
Stay connected all day with the impressive battery life of A38 as the device is equipped with a 500mAh large battery that can be charged to 100% in 75 minutes using 33W SUPERVOOC™ fast charging. It is also fitted with All-day Charging and All-Day AI Power Saving Protection features to enhance charging safety and battery reliability.
Always Smooth with Outstanding Performance
OPPO A38 is powered by MediaTek Helio G85 platform, a high-performance processor and ample RAM which gives smooth multitasking and lightning-fast app launches. It comes with a 4GB RAM+128GB ROM configuration, and RAM Expansion technology, allowing it to convert free ROM space into up to 4GB of RAM to keep the phone running smoothly and enjoy lag-free performance for all your tasks.
Don’t miss out and buy an OPPO A38 today!
Time to get yourself a device built to meet your everyday needs. The new OPPO A98 retails for Php 7,999 at OPPO stores nationwide. You can also avail the new OPPO A38 through Lazada today and on Shopee and TikTok Shop starting October 6.
OPPO Reno10 Series 5G Price Philippines
The OPPO Reno10 5G, OPPO Reno10 Pro 5G, and the OPPO Reno10 Pro+ 5G are modeled with powerhouse camera and performance capabilities ideal for content creation
There’s no denying content creation has changed the way we share our daily experiences – from random OOTD photos or snaps of our pets to video reels sharing a day in our lives, we indulge in consuming and producing it.
So, what’s an important factor we need in order to create content that shapes perspectives, drives conversations, and develops connections? The new OPPO Reno10 Series 5G is a smartphone that can do it with three variants to choose from, the OPPO Reno10 5G, OPPO Reno10 Pro 5G, and the OPPO Reno10 Pro+ 5G, guaranteed to offer astounding imaging capabilities and camera functionalities that help bring out the pro in you.
Let Your Inner Pro Shine With the Reno10 Series 5G Telephoto Portrait Camera
With its reputation as #ThePortraitExpert, the OPPO Reno10 Series 5G Camera system has been upgraded to fit every user’s desire to capture ultra-clear master-quality pictures anytime and anywhere.
If you enjoy taking photos of food or sceneries as content, capturing them in perfect detail is important. The OPPO Reno10 Series 5G’s camera lets users capture portraits clearly, not leaving the intricate details behind. Having the industry-leading image resolution and advanced optical coating produces clear image results shot like a pro, whether during daytime or nighttime
Be the Main Character in Your Videos Using the Pro-portrait Video Option
If you enjoy vlogging, filming road trips and sunsets or even recording mundane life activities, this feature is made for you.
Each device from the OPPO Reno10 Series 5G has an AI Depth algorithm that provides a more accurate depth of field, allowing you to easily add a realistic bokeh effect to your video with the click of a button. Recording professional-quality videos has never been this easy.
Level Up Your Selfie Game With the AutoFocus Smart Selfie Feature
The OPPO Reno10 Series 5G devices have a 32MP Ultra-Clear Selfie Front Camera which is perfect for those who love doing selfies or wefies. It gives users ultra-clear images in any lighting, even during group photos where multiple focus is needed.
One more thing to love about this feature is you can adjust the subjects to stay in focus while blurring the background to give elevated, cleaner and more aesthetic vibes. You don’t need to worry about colors being altered because this feature keeps the natural tone of the subject while giving it the highest quality selfie results.
Bring Out Style and Comfort With Your Reno10 Series 5G Phone
Let’s admit it: When we look at phones, we don’t just check their performance, how it looks matters too. The good thing is that the Reno10 Series 5G phones have both criteria covered. Sleek, stylish, and smooth would best describe its design. It comes in three trendy colors to choose from. Icy Blue and Silvery Grey are available for the OPPO Reno10 5G, while Glossy Purple and Silvery Grey are options for the OPPO Reno10 Pro 5G and OPPO Reno10 Pro+ 5G.
But wait, there’s more! You don’t just get a pretty phone, you also get comfort from its slim design and easy grip. The devices are engineered in curved 3D covers to give them a classy look without compromising convenience when holding them. Enjoy taking countless photos and longer videos without any discomfort.
Enjoy Dependable Battery Life and Powerful Performance
What’s the use of a phone with a good camera and aesthetic design if you can’t rely on it when you need it, right? For the OPPO Reno10 Series 5G, you get a device you can count on whenever you need it. Each phone is built with a large battery capacity, perfect for the lifestyle of content creators on the go. Another feature you can enjoy is the SUPERVOOC Flash Charge, which quickens the charging process, making it the fastest charging Reno series yet and very useful when there are limited resources for charging.
Upgrade to the New Reno10 Series 5G Phone
If you’re looking for another sign to switch to #ThePortraitExpert, here’s the exciting news for you. OPPO is offering a special trade-in program which runs until September 10.
Exchange any phone at any of the 30 participating OPPO stores nationwide to upgrade to the new OPPO Reno10 Series 5G. After assessing your old phone, you will get a top-up amount deducted from your chosen OPPO Reno10 Series 5G device. This is OPPO’s way of making the upgrade more affordable and accessible to customers.
Create More Stunning, High-Quality Content With the Oppo Reno10 Series 5G
The real-game changer phones have arrived, and they’re waiting for you to try them out. You can choose from any available OPPO Reno10 Series 5G phones OPPO Reno10 5G, OPPO Reno10 Pro 5G and OPPO Reno10 Pro+ 5G to get started or level up your efforts in making content. Boost your confidence in shooting photos and videos with a handy and dependable phone in hand.
Get any of the OPPO Reno10 Series 5G for their retail price – the OPPO Reno10 5G for Php23,999, the OPPO Reno10 Pro 5G for Php29,999, and the flagship-level smartphone OPPO Reno10 Pro+ 5G for Php39,999.
OPPO also offers Reno10 Series 5G new users and new app users a chance to redeem rewards and exclusive member benefits on the My OPPO App:
- The first 200 users can redeem Php 500 movie pass in Ayala Cinemas
- The first 500 users can redeem 100 PICKUP Points they can use to purchase any drink from the PICKUP COFFEE mobile app
- The first 65 users can redeem a special gift from self/home essentials brand, Sacred Being
Those who want to upgrade to Reno10 Series 5G, can enjoy up to Php 2,000 discount for transactions done via Shopee and Lazada, which they can redeem on the MyOPPO App.
For more updates on pricing and availability information of the OPPO Reno10 Series 5G, check out https://www.oppo.com/ph/ or OPPO Philippines’ official social media pages on Facebook, YouTube, and TikTok.
OPPO 9.9 Mega Sale
The BER months are here which means it’s time for the busiest shopping season of the year. Global smart device brand OPPO is kicking off the holiday season with exclusive discounts, vouchers, freebies, and bundles to choose from for the 9.9 sale.
Get a headstart and tick off some items from your holiday shopping list with OPPO smartphones and accessories available at marked down prices.
Exciting discounts and free vouchers
OPPO is starting the sale with storewide discount offers of up to 70%. From midnight until 2 AM on September 9, vouchers of Php 300 off for a minimum spend of Php 4,999 will be up for grabs. All-day vouchers of Php 200 off for a minimum spend of Php 8,999 and Php 600 off for a minimum spending of Php 13,999 will also be available.
Maximize the Php 50 off free shipping voucher for a minimum spend of Php 500 and livestream vouchers of Php 100 off, min. spend of Php 4,999.
Exclusive 9.9 deals on Shopee and Lazada
Get the Lazada 9.9 exclusive voucher of 30% off, capped at Php1,200 for minimum spend of Php 2,999. More discount vouchers of 15% off capped at Php 1,000 for a minimum spending of Php 3,499 are available from September 10 to 13. Lazada buyers can enjoy 0% interest for purchases using LazPayLater for up to 45 days.
Shopee Mall buyers get an exclusive 30% off voucher, capped at Php 1,200 and can enjoy 0% interest for 3 months installment purchases on several OPPO smartphones, such as A16 4GB, A17k, A17, A55, A57, A76, A95, Reno6 Z, Reno6 5G, and the new Reno10 Series 5G.
Special freebies for more reasons to check out
Aside from the discounts and vouchers, OPPO is giving out gifts and freebies for 9.9 shoppers who purchase the following:
- All A76 and A95 purchases come with free Bluetooth Speakers
- All Pad Air and Reno6 Series purchases include free Bluetooth Speakers
- Every Reno10 Series 5G buyer gets a free power bank
Buyers also get a free selfie stick for every OPPO smartphone or tablet purchase made from midnight to 2 AM on September 9, along with the other 9.9 freebies mentioned.
Enticing bundle offers to sweeten the deal
Get the OPPO Band and Enco Buds2 together for a discounted price of Php 1,999. Bundle deals for the OPPO A16k and accessory of choice are also available. Purchase the A16k and Band together for a special offer of Php 6,099, or pair the A16k with an Enco Buds2 for the 9.9 sale price of Php 6,299.
Buy the A16 4GB with the OPPO Band for only Php 6,399, or buy the A16 4GB with an Enco Buds2 for only Php 6,599.
If you’re looking into buying the A55, consider matching it together with the OPPO Band for Php 7,599 or buy it along with the Enco Buds2 for only Php 7,799. Grab this perfect opportunity to upgrade not just your phone but your accessories as well.
Visit OPPO’s official Shopee and Lazada and get yourselves ready for that 9.9 sale. For more updates on the upcoming 9.9 Sale and about any OPPO devices, visit https://www.oppo.com/ph/ or check out OPPO Philippines’ official social media pages on Facebook, YouTube, and TikTok.
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