$ 75,000 for a leak: Oppo will punish people who have merged information on the Reno flagship

The official premiere of the unusual Oppo Reno smartphone is scheduled for April 10, but images and main

The characteristics of the device have already been leaked online. The company did not ignore this and decided to fight the leaks. The first heads have already rolled.

What happened?

At the end of March in Chinese social networks appearedspy video with a standard version of the future flagship known as Oppo Reno Lite. In the video you can see how the mechanism of the sliding front camera works. The company managed to determine the source of the drain, and now it will have to pay a fine of 500,000 yuan, which is almost $ 75,000. All involved Oppo employees will be dismissed, they will also have to sign a non-disclosure agreement on future products (with fingerprint collection).

Dealers and representatives of retail chains were givenunderstand that in the event of a leak on their side, the manufacturer is ready to file lawsuits. How effective all these measures will be is a question. Companies rarely manage to keep development completely secret.

What kind of smartphones?

New Oppo Reno series will get a frameless screenwith built-in fingerprint scanner and very thin frames. The base model runs on a fairly powerful Snapdragon 710 chip and is equipped with a dual camera with 48 + 5 megapixels. The top-of-the-line version uses the Snapdragon 855 flagship processor, and the back panel will have three cameras: the main one with 48 megapixels, a 13-megapixel “shirik” and an 8-megapixel module with 10x zoom, like the Huawei P30 Pro.

Another chip smartphones will be brandedVOOC 3.0 fast charging technology, which is 23.8% faster than the previous standard. According to rumors, the price of the SD855 version will be about $ 600-650 (suspiciously modest for Oppo).

Sources: Weibo, 91mobiles