OPPO has joined forces with Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a technological powerhouse, to reveal the latest technological advancements in smartphones and wearable devices. These groundbreaking developments include the integration of hardware-based ray tracing on the new premium Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 Mobile Platform, the introduction of the OPPO Watch Pro 4 powered by the Snapdragon W5 Gen 1 Wearable Platform, and the highly anticipated OPPO MR Glass Developer Edition supporting the Snapdragon Spaces XR Developers Platform. Alongside product demos, OPPO has excitingly announced that their forthcoming flagship smartphone will be among the first to adopt the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 Mobile Platform, setting the stage for an unprecedented user experience.
A Strong Collaborative Bond
Pete Lau, Senior Vice President, and Chief Product Officer at OPPO, emphasized the strength of their partnership with Qualcomm Technologies over the past year. Their collaboration has spanned various aspects, from product innovation to cutting-edge technology development, ultimately empowering ecosystem innovators. “Our collaboration with Qualcomm Technologies allows us to redefine the flagship smartphone performance and deliver exceptional experiences to users globally,” he stated.
Revolutionizing the Mobile Ray Tracing Experience
One of the most striking developments to emerge from this partnership is OPPO’s deep collaboration with Qualcomm Technologies to enhance their proprietary ray tracing engine, PhysRay Engine 2.0. Fueled by the next-gen Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 Mobile Platform and the latest Snapdragon Elite Gaming features, this synergy has brought about a significant improvement in visual effects. Gaming enthusiasts can now revel in enhanced reflections, taillights, and overall visual fidelity, all while enjoying remarkably high frame rates. This innovation has unlocked a new level of gaming realism, making complex and detailed gaming scenarios more immersive than ever.
To further solidify their foray into mobile ray tracing, OPPO embarked on a pioneering pilot project featuring the popular mobile game, “Nitro Nation World Tour,” developed by Mythical Games. Utilizing the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 Mobile Platform, OPPO showcased a real-world racing game demo that delivers more realistic game scenes and an incredibly immersive gaming experience.
Elevating XR Experiences to New Heights
OPPO’s commitment to elevating XR (Extended Reality) applications has reached a pinnacle. At AWE 2023, the company introduced the OPPO MR Glass Developers Edition, which is powered by the Snapdragon XR2+ Gen 1 Platform. This groundbreaking device is one of the first mixed-reality solutions to embrace the Snapdragon Spaces XR Developers Platform. The collaboration doesn’t stop at the hardware level; it delves deep into XR ecosystem innovation. OPPO is poised to launch cutting-edge XR products that seamlessly bridge the physical and digital worlds, offering users an unparalleled immersive experience.
Flagship Smartphones and Wearables: A Fruitful Partnership
The collaboration between OPPO and Qualcomm Technologies extends across a diverse range of product categories, spanning smartphones and wearables. Notably, Snapdragon mobile platforms have been seamlessly integrated into various smartphone models, including the OPPO Find X6 Pro, the OPPO Find N2 series, and the OPPO Reno10 series.
In the realm of wearables, the OPPO Watch 4 Pro emerges as a testament to innovation and practicality. Powered by the Snapdragon W5 Gen 1 Wearable Platform, this remarkable device fulfils the dual role of a health monitoring tool and a reliable daily assistant. Its innovative dual-platform design ensures meticulous optimization for extended battery life. In Power Saver Mode, users can access 19 of the most useful features for their everyday needs, sports, and health, all with a remarkable battery life of up to 14 days. Meanwhile, the Smart Mode guarantees a full-featured experience for 5 days on a single charge.
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